HATERS GONNA HATE: Everyone’s least-favorite extremist Christian trolls, the Westboro Baptist Church,
are coming to Portland to protest the Trail Blazers. According to a
press release, the Topek
WEDNESDAY JAN. 7
CUTE BOYZ CLUB
[MOVIES] Remember puka-shell necklaces,
bleached tips and the halcyon days of Britney and Justin? Three grown
males play seventh-grade boys in a new local movie
Friday, January 2 Primus & the Chocolate Factory [SNOZZBERRY STOMP] How did Primus take this long to record a tribute to the Willy Wonka soundtrack? I mean, the originals sounded like stuff Les Claypool would write two decades before his claymation-funk power trio stomped out of the Bay Area in the early Alternative Nation days. Did the world technically need a fullle...
HOP TO IT: Katie Poppe and Micah Camden (Little Big Burger, Son of a Biscuit, Blue Star Donuts) have a new fast-food concept in the works. Hop
Dog will serve beer-boiled hot dogs—hence the “hop�
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 31
MAGIC GARDEN’S LAST NIGHT
[NUDITY] Owner Everett Moore promises
“hats, horns, girls, music and everything that comes along with that.”
Toast the end of this classic st
Friday, Dec. 26The Von Trapps [THE HILLS ARE ALIVE] Turns out all that stuff in The Sound of Music—Julie Andrews, problems like Maria, “Edelweiss,” etc.—actually happened. In September 1938, the von Trapp family fled Nazi-occupied Austria and toured the U.S. as the “Trapp Family Singers.” Seventy-five years later, the great-grandchildren of Maria and Georg ...
Favorite books read in 2014 by some of our favorite local writers.
The Wilds by Julia Elliott: a very
well-written book of short stories that are creepy and weird in the good
way. In the title story, a girl wearing a homemade crown of bird skulls
tells of getti
Death, sex and money featured prominently
on Portland stages in 2014. So did punk rock, kitty litter and
confetti. The year’s top theater and dance shows embraced raw
SCREEN: The Grand Budapest Hotel was the most popular movie at Laurelhurst Theater, with 6,932 tickets sold for 125 showings over 12 weeks. The Grand Budapest Hotel was also the most-rented movie at M
Forget taxis, Ubers, MAXs, DDs and DUIs. Why not party where you live this New Year’s Eve?
Click on the image below for a (much) larger version of the map!1. St. Johns: Reggae dance music
[YEAH MON] Marijuana will be legal in
Portland next year, and this just might be the perfect way t