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Bar Guide 2014: The Know


Bar Guide
The Know2026 NE Alberta St., 473-8729, theknowpdx.com. 3 pm-2:30 am daily.An iconic punk club that’s never entirely fit any incarnation of its neighborhood, the Know enjoys a sparkling international   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 JAY HORTON

Bar Guide 2014: Landmark Saloon


Bar Guide
Landmark Saloon4847 SE Division St., 894-8132, landmarksaloon.com. 4 pm-2 am Monday-Thursday, 2 pm-2 am Friday-Saturday, 2 pm-midnight Sunday.Purchasing property along the very edge of the eastern fro   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 JAY HORTON

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Stars and tropes forever.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Of all the four-color icons, Captain America should be the least open to interpretation. Ol’ Winghead seemed a charming anachronism from the time Stan Lee assembled the uncanny freaks and amaz   More
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 JAY HORTON

A Requiem For Jiggles

The booze-free strip club that local teens turned into an icon.


Cover Story
In June, Portland will lose a legend. For three decades, the Jiggles sign at exit 289 on I-5 has stood as a tantalizing promise of adult privilege to adolescent males of all ages. It may be diff   More
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 JAY HORTON

God Forbid: Son of God Reviewed

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We can't remember why this movie screened after WW press deadlines, or why it took so long for this review to make its way online. Like religion, it's probably best left unexplained.Critic's Grade: DWhile it shouldn't come as much of a surprise to learn that Son Of God was adapted from another medium, this retelling of the story of Jesus Christ borrows less from the Bible than...   More
 
Monday, March 3, 2014 by JAY HORTON

Show Preview: Cibo Matto, Salt Cathedral


Music Stories
[LES GIRLS] During the 15 years since Miho Hatori and Yuka Honda vanished into the intercontinental ether, their duo act, Cibo Matto, wasn’t quite forgotten. If their initial pair of albums haven�   More
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 JAY HORTON

Folk(lore) Buddies: Early Efforts From The Men Who Would Make Grimm

The first five films of Grimm's David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf

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To help loyal Grimm viewers wait out the interminable mid-season delay caused by some network spectacle dubbed the Winter Olympics, fantasy correspondent Jay Horton dug back through the first tales told by Grimm show-runners David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf when they were screenwriters struggling through the cursed kingdom of 1980s Hollywood.
Twenty years before ...   More
 
Friday, February 21, 2014 by JAY HORTON

The Calendar Sung Itself: New Comedown Songs for Valentine's Day Letdowns

Miracle Falls' Paul Dillon commissioned songs on l'amour for the holiday.

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Following up on his curated group of original New Year's Day songs, Sparklehorse/Longwave/Mercury Rev mainstay Paul Dillon is sharing a new group of original Valentine's Day songs  from Hopewell's Jason Russo, Swervedriver's Adam Franklin, Matt Drenik from Battleme, Sunse...   More
 
Saturday, February 15, 2014 by JAY HORTON

Flash Ah-AHHH!

Gordon’s alive?!


Theater
A rollicking schlock-operetta, StageWorks Ink’s Flash Ah-AHHH! pays faithful tribute to 1980 camp classic Flash Gordon—and takes it a step further by shoehorning a dozen Queen classics into the    More
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 JAY HORTON

Stream a Playlist of New Year's Comedown Songs

Hangover busters (and exacerbators) from members of Portland's Souvenir Driver, Miracle Falls and Daydream Machine, as well as Mercury Rev and more.

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Creative momentum withering midst seasonal torpor and restless band hiatus—star-packed local combo Miracle Falls is itching to enter the studio for "slightly less guitar-centric" sophomore album—Sparklehorse/Longwave vet and recent Portland emigre Paul Dillon found fresh inspiration from the changing calendar. "It's not that I'm a grea...   More
 
Thursday, January 2, 2014 by JAY HORTON
 

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