WEDNESDAY DEC. 3
[ANARCHY FROM THE B.C.] With this year’s Deep Fantasy,
the Canadian punk band perfected an irresistible trick: transforming a
history of harshness—hardcore, no
Lights Pioneer Square Tree Lighting Ceremony The festivities leading up to the lighting of the 75-foot tree will include a singalong with members of Pink Martini and Thomas Lauderdale and music by the 234th Army Band. Pioneer Courthouse Square. 5:30 pm Nov. 28. Lights at Maddax Wood If a single Christmas tree isn’t enough to sa...
Wednesday, Nov. 26Lord Dying, Castle, Norska, Holy Grove [SLUDGE METAL] Last years, Lord Dying bludgeoned its way to the top of the Portland metal heap with its Relapse Records debut, Summon the Faithless, a skull-cracking collection of sludge-caked riffs and grinding tempos. With new album Poisoned Altars coming in January, the band is looking to defend its crown. C...
TWO DOZENDRUMMERS NEEDED: Beginning next September, 23 Portland bands will be in need of a new drummer.
Papi Fimbres, one of the city’s busiest musicians, is moving to Germany
for a year. “Wit
Tofurky’s run raises money for local
vegan organizations. The 5K run goes through Mount Tabor Park with vegan
food at the finish line. Mount Tabor Park, picnic area A, on the
THURSDAY NOV. 27
THANKSGIVING AT DAD’S
[SOLACE] Right after your volunteer shift
at City Team Ministries, hop across the street to My Father’s
Place—family to everyone, whether old, drun
Timothy Scott Dalbow
[ART] Timothy Scott Dalbow is one of the most dedicated and talented painters in the Northwest. If your memory stretches back to the days of now-defunct galleries Haze and New American Art Union, you’ll recall Dalbow’s scrumptious, compositionally sophisticated oil paintings, which have also been exhibited in group shows ...
IT’S HIGH TIME, TOO: Well, that didn’t take long. Barely two weeks after Oregon voted to legalize marijuana, Portland is scheduled to host the state’s first Cannabis Cup in July 2015. High Times
WEDNESDAY NOV. 19
[PSYCH-POP] Bazaar, the second
album in two years from Portland’s house-show heroes made good, is very
much a sequel to the band’s 2013 Polyvinyl debut. But