How a burger baron, four indie rockers, a bleeding-heart Muslim and a group of trash tour guides are fighting for the 99%.
The air is hot and humid in the Portland Building’s dimly
lit second-floor auditorium. A mix of flannel-clad twentysomethings,
long-haired retirees and fussy neighborhood-watch types have filled
For the first year that I was writing about music in Portland, Typhoon was more of a myth than a band. Everywhere I went, I heard stories: how the could quiet the drunkest house show crowd; that it could swell from seven to over 12 members; that all the dudes would take their shirts off and start pounding the living shit out of a few drum sets. But until recently, Typhoon was also a band that was spoken ...
What's better than the six glorious weeks in summer when Burgerville dishes up Walla Walla onion rings and strawberry smoothies? How about when they're served with a side of... the Shaky Hands! Yup, the Shakies are bringing their jangly summertime pop tunes to the Hawthorne Burgerville on Thursday, July 29. Also on the bill is the sweet, sweet sounds of the Rainy States and indie wunderkinds ...
Updated with more info: It's really happening! Tomorrow, Friday, May 1, Burgerville will start serving local wine and beer at its Salmon Creek location in Vancouver. That's right—order a Widmer Hefeweizen to go with your pepper bacon cheeseburger. Genius! (We've got a call in to Burgerville to find out when Portland might start getting some sudsy action too). According to the Burgerville ...