WEDNESDAY NOV. 12
MOTHER OF ALL STORMS RELEASE
[BEER] Pelican Brewing’s annual
barrel-aged barleywine is a hot commodity. At this tasting, not only can
you guarantee yourself a taste of the
[MOVIES] The documentary Harmontown, a sort of video diary about Community creator Dan Harmon and his cross-country podcast tour, is all self-obsessed grandeur. But it’s also a portrait of a creative force who honestly cares about forging a connection with an audience that’s followed him from The Sarah Silverman Pro...More
Akihiko Miyoshi: Pigment Migrations & Suspended Refraction
[ART] Akihiko Miyoshi’s inkjet prints have a deliciously low-fi appeal. With their garishly colored lines, squares and spirals, they look like a screen save from a 1980s video game. Miyoshi likes playing in the gray area where current and retro technologies intersect: the place i...
Grocery Outlet Wine Sale
[WINE] For a few days every year, Grocery Outlet knocks an additional 20 percent off wines that are already steeply marked down. The smart shoppers receive email bargain alerts, write down their wines in advance, and then go early with a very clear plan. Others speed through the aisles. Once a year, it’s like an alcoh...
PERSON IS CORPORATION: Back in 2008, Portland tech entrepreneur Mike Merrill decided to sell shares of himself on the open market. Now his stunt will become a movie, directed by and starring Jason Bat
Wednesday, Nov. 5
We’ll take take “Outer Space” for $200 as certified smarty
pants Ken Jennings comes to Beaverton. The most successful contestant
ever on the popular TV game
Friday Oct. 31 HalloweenDress up, or don't. Hand out candy, or don't. We can't control your religion. Anyway, there's a party at your friend's house, and plenty of sexy witches and warlocks. Free. Sold out.
Slavoj Zizek and Jean-Pierre Dupuy
[LECTURE] In what seems as good a way as any to kick off Halloween, endlessly idiosyncra...
Eyehategod, Power Trip, Iron Reagan, Today Is the Day, Wehrmacht, At the Seams, Chronological Injustice
[AGGRO] Fresh off an appearance at Phil Anselmo’s second annual Housecore Horror Film Fest, Eyehategod comes to Portland, with a new, self-titled album in tow. That record—the first to feature new drummer Aaron Hill—was in fact relea...
BEARD FIGHT: Portland’s
controversy-plagued World Beard and Moustache Championships just got
more controversial. The event, held Oct. 25 at Keller Auditorium, got a
scolding from The Oregonian
WEDNESDAY OCT. 29
[BOOKS] Author William Gibson returns
with another grim vision of the near future filled with brain implants,
megacorporations and murder. Powell’s City of Boo