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Mars Project

This magic moment.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Khari “Conspiracy” Stewart wouldn’t be the first rapper said to have magic flow. The issue is that Stewart believes his flow really is magic, the psychic and extraplanetary kind, originati   More
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 MITCH LILLIE

Restaurant Guide 2013: Nuestra Cocina


Restaurant Guide
2135 SE Division St., 232-2135, nuestra-cocina.com. [TODO RECALL] In Portland’s quirky restaurant scene, you could be forgiven for getting strange ideas about Nuestra Cocina’s Mole Room. It��   More
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 MITCH LILLIE

Restaurant Guide 2013: Pok Pok


Restaurant Guide
3226 SE Division St., 232-1387, pokpokpdx.com. [THAI HARDEST] If Pok Pok head chef Andy Ricker really is the “chicken wing messiah” that Eater NY dubbed him when he began proselytizing on the   More
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 MITCH LILLIE

Ghost in the Drum Machine

Fame sneaked up on EDM pioneer RP Boo, but success doesn’t scare him.


Music Stories
The next time you’re at Lowe’s, take a look at the person in the back unloading drywall. That guy could spend his off-hours as a musical pioneer. It’s true of RP Boo. He is the founder o   More
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 MITCH LILLIE

Le1f, Antwon, Lakutis, Magic Fades DJs


Music Stories
[RETRO WEIRDO RAP] “Avant-rap” is the genre tag many music journalists throw around when describing San Jose-based rapper Antwon’s eclectic style. But he isn’t ahead or behind anyone in th   More
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 MITCH LILLIE

Album Review: Vice Device/Void Vision

Split EP (Accident Prone)


Album Reviews
[DARKWAVE] If Vice Device has any musical vice, it’s dissonance. The dark synth-pop group employs it as much as any Neue Deutsche Welle-loving band should. The real energy on “Fractured Desi   More
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 MITCH LILLIE

Album Review: Street Nights

You Have My Word (Friendship)


Album Reviews
[RETRO ROCK] Everything you need to know about Street Nights’ style is thrust in your ears within the first five seconds of “Hong Kong,” the opener of the vinyl-only You Have My Word. Guit   More
 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 MITCH LILLIE

Julius Caesar (Bag&Baggage)

Shakespeare goes drag.


Performance
Julius Caesar screams from a tower, asking who has just warned of the Ides of March. But instead of a man in the general’s garb, as Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar has been performed for centuri   More
 
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 MITCH LILLIE

Live Review: What the Festival, 7/26-28

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What the Festival is a three-day electronic festival that just wrapped up its second year. After blowing fans away with a well-orchestrated inaugural festival last year, WTF moved just outside Dufur, Ore., for a second year with high-profile artists and the high expectations that come with them. Friday The daytime pool party that kicked off the...   More
 
Thursday, August 1, 2013 by MITCH LILLIE

The Taming of the Shrew (Portland Shakespeare Project)

Shakespeare gets served.


Performance
Wild women need to be tamed by their husbands. Whether or not Shakespeare wrote The Taming of the Shrew as a prescription, his comedy holds this misogynistic thesis as proven fact. In the 21st cen   More
 
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 MITCH LILLIE
 

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