[AVANT ROCK] It might always be necessary to distinguish
Sam Adams from Portland’s former mayor-turned-DJ. But as the frontman
for his almost eponymous band, Sama Dams, the other Adams has don
The son of a local jazz legend brings his own fiery sound to the drums.
Chris Brown is trying to teach a lesson. Leaning back at a
table outside Peet’s Coffee on Northeast Broadway, he’s throwing
punches at an invisible target, beating the crap out of the air to
Mel Brown Septet Album Release
At this point, the Mel Brown Septet is basically the
wallpaper of the Portland jazz scene, holding down the Jimmy Mak’s stage
with likeable, hard-swinging bop nea
If hip-hop albums were measured solely by the production,
then Portland’s best rap record was made not by Illmaculate, Lifesavas
or even Cool Nutz, but by Travis “Chilly Tee” Knight.
Food Reviews & Stories
In season July 10-Aug. 10.
Oregon’s soon-to-be state food is a cross between the
Chehalem and Olallie blackberries. It’s got a dark red to black color,
has medium-sized seeds and
[FEEL-GOOD INDIE] It’s easy to gloss over The Lost Weekend,
the second album from Sean Flinn & the Royal We. With its sunny,
medium-tempo indie-pop arrangements and vague lyrics about roma
Our 50 Plates tour continues with a tundra-themed hot dog from Beez Neez food truck.
Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it. We're traveling to 50 Portland restaurants to try one distinctive food from each state. OurMore
Our 50 Plates tour continues with a not-too-authentic mountain berry treat from Blueplate.
Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it. We're traveling to 50 Portland restaurants to try one distinctive food from each state. Our 50 Plates tour continues with a huckleberry milk...More
Portlanders really want to make the record-store bar
happen. Witness House of Records, Record Room, Music Millennium’s
Kickstarter campaign for that purpose and, now, Turn! Turn! Turn! (8 NE K
A review of a new play by Portlander Andrew Wardenaar.
On dark, cold days, a cozy sweater can make all the difference. That’s the general conceit behind Portlander Andrew Wardenaar’s new play, The Sweatermakers, which in some ways feels like an exploration of another world entirely. The protagon...