WEDNESDAY OCT. 8
THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS
[MUSIC] Led by the towering songwriting
trifecta of Carl Newman, Neko Case and Dan Bejar, the Pornos are one of
those groups where it’s nearly impossib
Friday, Oct. 3 Fresh Hop Festival
[BEER] Fresh hops, finally. Base Camp, Beer Valley, Breakside, Burnside, BridgePort, Boring— before leaving “B.” Tickets come in a sliding scale, but we’ll go ahead and recommend the $20 option with 10 tasters, plus a pocketed schedule of the 70 bus. Oaks Park, Southeast Spokan...More
Thursday, Oct. 2 Sherrie Wolf: Museum
[ART] For sheer voluptuary sumptuousness in still-life painting, you can’t beat Sherrie Wolf. With unimpeachable technique, she conjures Old World vignettes of fruits, goblets, vases, puddling fabrics and, above all, flowers. Her piece Relics #1 is sensualist on the verge of orgiastic. She also incorpor...
MARTSCH MARCH: Indie-rock
stars, they’re just like us! They go to weddings, and sometimes even
play them, too! Boise legends Built to Spill came to Portland on Sept.
27 to headline the Crystal
WEDNESDAY OCT. 1
SCIENCE FICTION AND THE SYNTHESIZED SOUND
[LECTURE] Will the music of the future be
made solely by computers programmed to recognize a sick beat? Claire
Evans, science writer
Friday, Sept. 26 Project Pabst
[MUSIC] The last music festival of the season features resurgent Canadian indie-rockers Constantines, Stephen Malkmus, Modest Mouse, Rocket From the Crypt, GZA (performing Liquid Swords) and more. Multiple venues. See projectpabst.com for complete schedule and tickets. <...
Troy Ave, Champagne James, Steezy, Mighty, Ed-Word, Donte Thomas
[THE NEW YORK TIMES SIDE] Twenty years out from the “Golden Age of Hip-Hop,” rap is gradually returning to that era’s classic sound. Take Brooklyn MC Troy Ave. In addition to a guest spot from Raekwon and the jazzy loops that punctuate his first full-length, New York ...More
Who: Kira Clark (vocals, guitar), Keith McGraw (drums, samples).
Sounds like: A funeral procession through ice and
mud that long ago lost the path to the burial site but continues to
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