It’s easy to make fun of Kickstarter. God knows we do: A
project involving vegan cookies delivered by unicycle is a running joke
in the WW office. But setting cynicism aside for one page, it’s
Bar and restaurant gossip, courtesy of this week's OLCC liquor license applications:Matthew Jacobson and Michael McKennedy, the owners of Sizzle Pie, have bought inner southeast punk/metal bar Plan B. The paperwork reveals that the previous owner was the awesomely titled Class War Begins at Home LLC. The cursed location of 1101 E Burnside has a brave new tenant: ...
Andrew McLaughlin gets political; hacking Elliott Smith
Ritual declaration of self interest: This is Willamette Week's festival. I work for Willamette Week. I was involved in some of the very early planning meetings. I am in no way able to report on this impartially, but I'll do my best. Read the report from day 1 of PDX here...More
In last week's paper, I wrote about Rose City Comic-Con, a new comic/pop culture convention by a newcomer to the convention world who is nevertheless hoping to grow the event to the size of our northern neighbor's Emerald City Comic-Con.
I managed to stick my head in on Sunday afternoon, and ...
Aaron Draplin on working for Obama; Dave Allen sticks it to Spotify
Ritual declaration of self interest: This is Willamette Week's festival. I work for Willamette Week. I was involved in some of the very early planning meetings. I am in no way able to report on this impartially, but I'll do my best,
It was, we were reminded many times throughout the day, a "beta test." Portland Digital eXperienceMore
We can't believe we missed this: After dabbling as a graphic novelist earlier this year, Dandy Warhols frontman Courtney-Courtney Taylor-Taylor has a new side gig: winemaking.
The Portland singer announced via the band's website...
5 awesomely nerdy things to do in Portland, Sept. 4-9
A small one this week, but some big things happening:
Wednesday, Sept. 5
Beulahland Tabletop Game Night
[GAMING] 28th Avenue bar Beulahland hosts its free monthly tabletop game night. Woo. Beulahland, 118 NE 28th Ave. 7 pm. Free. Venue is all ages until 9 pm, then 21+ after that.