Willamette Week - http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-678-1-.html Sun, 31 Aug 14 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 Tattoo Redo - A tattoo-removal program may be nice, but there's no follow-up to see if it helps the people who pay for it. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7026-tattoo_redo_a_tattoo_removal_program_may_be_nice_but_theres_no_follow_up_to_see_if_it_helps_the_peop.html The Word Made Flesh - Multnomah Bible College reverses its ban on tattoos. Christians rejoice. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7278-the_word_made_flesh_multnomah_bible_college_reverses_its_ban_on_tattoos_christians_rejoice.html Dry-cleaning Diaries - Paige Richmond gets down and dirty with delicate fabrics so you don't have to. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6806-dry_cleaning_diaries_paige_richmond_gets_down_and_dirty_with_delicate_fabrics_so_you_dont_have_to.html Terry Shanley - Former real-estate developer makes a SMART move to help Oregon's youngest students. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7630-terry_shanley_former_real_estate_developer_makes_a_smart_move_to_help_oregons_youngest_students.html He's Got Balls - Grab some dollar bills, head to Renner's and get ready for bingo—diva-style. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6428-hes_got_balls_grab_some_dollar_bills_head_to_renners_and_get_ready_for_bingomdashdiva_style.html Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - Ten years and 10 albums as a child prodigy: What does music look like through Adrian Orange-colored glasses? http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7613-portrait_of_the_artist_as_a_young_man_ten_years_and_10_albums_as_a_child_prodigy_what_does_music_loo.html Babes in Boy-land - Is there a place for women in metal, grindcore and punk? http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7467-babes_in_boy_land_is_there_a_place_for_women_in_metal_grindcore_and_punk.html Miranda July, No One Belongs Here More Than You - Former Portland ingenue trades moving pictures for moving words. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7005-miranda_july_no_one_belongs_here_more_than_you_former_portland_ingenue_trades_moving_pictures_for_mo.html <b>THE REVISIONS,</b> Revised Observations (Dirtnap) - Debut acoustic album from former punk rockers needs, well, revising. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7734-the_revisions_revised_observations_%28dirtnap%29_debut_acoustic_album_from_former_punk_rockers_needs.html Fast, Free And In Control - Two websites are changing the way Portlanders read, write and publish. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7899-fast_free_and_in_control_two_websites_are_changing_the_way_portlanders_read_write_and_publish.html Written Prescription - Not every Portland writer is a 25-year-old hipster—a local nonprofit gives local drug addicts, abused spouses and the elderly some pen power. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6251-written_prescription_not_every_portland_writer_is_a_25_year_old_hipstermdasha_local_nonprofit_gives_.html Washington County Peak Oil Reading Group - A bunch of neighbors in the 'burbs have the peak-oil book market cornered. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8108-washington_county_peak_oil_reading_group_a_bunch_of_neighbors_in_the_burbs_have_the_peak_oil_book_ma.html Love In The Present Tense - Hyde's latest novel is likeable—but maybe not forever. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-5713-love_in_the_present_tense_hydes_latest_novel_is_likeablemdashbut_maybe_not_forever.html John Perkins - An evangelical civil-rights activist brings his message of community and conservative family values to our liberal city. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6821-john_perkins_an_evangelical_civil_rights_activist_brings_his_message_of_community_and_conservative_f.html <b>Team Dresch</b> Friday, Nov. 2 - Portland's queercore icons are at their personal best. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7926-team_dresch_friday_nov_2_portlands_queercore_icons_are_at_their_personal_best.html The Secret Musical Lives Of Hipsters - When did playing a cello become, well, kind of cool? http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7904-the_secret_musical_lives_of_hipsters_when_did_playing_a_cello_become_well_kind_of_cool.html <i>Split Creek</i> - V.O. Blum's latest work is weird, and not in a good way. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6475-split_creek_vo_blums_latest_work_is_weird_and_not_in_a_good_way.html THE THINGS BETWEEN US - Between Lee Montgomery and her memoir lies only self-pity. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-5941-the_things_between_us_between_lee_montgomery_and_her_memoir_lies_only_self_pity.html VoiceCatcher - When casting a wide net for women writers, this anthology catches a few great finds<i>and</i>dead fish. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8058-voicecatcher_when_casting_a_wide_net_for_women_writers_this_anthology_catches_a_few_great_findsandde.html The End Is Nigh (sort of) - If a local conference on the Mayan calendar isn't New Age hippie tripe, there might not be a 2013. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7029-the_end_is_nigh_%28sort_of%29_if_a_local_conference_on_the_mayan_calendar_isnt_new_age_hippie_tripe_.html 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl - <strong>Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.</strong> http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7643-2012_the_return_of_quetzalcoatl_pride_goes_before_destruction_a_haughty_spirit_before_a_fall.html <i>Long Journey: Contemporary Northwest Poets</i> - Is poetry alive in the Pacific Northwest? Well...it's complicated. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6234-long_journey_contemporary_northwest_poets_is_poetry_alive_in_the_pacific_northwest_wellits_complicat.html The Cantor's Daughter - When emotions are fragile, Scott Nadelson pushes them to the breaking point. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-5884-the_cantors_daughter_when_emotions_are_fragile_scott_nadelson_pushes_them_to_the_breaking_point.html Joey B. Goode - Shake Appeal Records just wants Portland to rock. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7193-joey_b_goode_shake_appeal_records_just_wants_portland_to_rock.html <b>THE HONUS HUFFHINES</b> Saturday, Oct. 27 - Four grown-up guys with real jobs play Portland's catchiest music. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7907-the_honus_huffhines_saturday_oct_27_four_grown_up_guys_with_real_jobs_play_portlands_catchiest_music.html <b>Swallows</b> Cloud Machines (Church of Girl) - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7994-swallows_cloud_machines_%28church_of_girl%29_.html Aviator's 22°Halo - Aerial dance that's hooked on a feeling. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-5584-aviators_22deghalo_aerial_dance_thats_hooked_on_a_feeling.html <i>Artificial Light</i> - "Let there be light" in the dark, postmodern world of '90s alternative rock. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6062-artificial_light_let_there_be_light_in_the_dark_postmodern_world_of_90s_alternative_rock.html DAY OF LIONS, Come Down From The Mountain (Yukon Records) - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8547-day_of_lions_come_down_from_the_mountain_%28yukon_records%29_.html The Soda Pop Kids, Saturday, Sept. 1 - For glam-pop enthusiasts the Soda Pop Kids, every day is S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7540-the_soda_pop_kids_saturday_sept_1_for_glam_pop_enthusiasts_the_soda_pop_kids_every_day_is_s_a_t_u_r_.html