CROWD CONTROL: Portland rapper Illmaculate stormed out of his own headlining show March 1 at the Blue Monk in Southeast Portland in protest over police presence at the gig.
Officers, including membe
WEDNESDAY MARCH 5
[MUSIC] While Explosions in the Sky
soundtracks fictional high-school football games, Russian Circles
rewrites the score for the apocalypse. Memorial, the fifth
Friday, Feb. 2812 O’Clock Boys [MOVIE: ONE NIGHT ONLY] Documentary filmmaker Lotfy Nathan apparently began creating 12 O’Clock Boys with one question in mind: Who are these gangs of kids barreling around Baltimore on dirt bikes?The short documentary follows 12-year-old Pug, a small kid with a big, cheeky mouth who dreams of riding with the “flock.” Pug’s moth...
LET THEM EAT CAKE: Sweet
Cakes by Melissa, the Gresham bakery that in February 2013 famously
refused to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple, recently wrote on
the bakery’s Facebook page t
WEDNESDAY FEB. 26
MOONFACE[MUSIC] Ever since Wolf Parade went on
“indefinite hiatus,” Spencer Krug has focused his energy as Moonface,
releasing meandering organ-plus-drum machine dirges and
Friday, Feb. 21Blackout Beer Fest [BEER] Black-as-night beers, from host brewery Lompoc’s merlot-aged Baltic porter to Breakside’s salted-caramel stout. Just don’t black out yourself. Sidebar, 3901 N Williams Ave., 288-3996, lompocbrewing.com. 4-11 pm. $15 tasting package. 21+.Soft Shadows, Blackstone Rangers, Jetman Jet Team [LUCID-DREAM...
ROWDY THE MOVIE: “Rowdy” Roddy Piper,
the legendary WWF wrestler who moved to Hillsboro three decades ago to
escape angry Hulk Hogan fans, is the subject of a documentary due this
FRIDAY FEB. 21TRAVEL HOME, A STORY
[THEATER] Drawing from interviews with
homeless Portlanders, traveling troupe the Honest Liars stages an
original work about the elusive concept of home. The pi