If the first round of Alberta Street gentrification
brought families with biodynamic veggie patches and a penchant for naked
fire-twirling, the second will bring whoever is intended to live inside
Portland's acoustic-music fans should get so excited that they clap politely and respectfully: A 300-chair sit-down venue is opening this summer on Alberta Street. Joe Cawley will open the Alberta Rose Theatre in a historic movie-theater building at 3000 NE Alberta Street in early June. Cawley says the new venue will feature shows "more in the acoustic genres, from folk to classical to jazz." The ...