Spring Awakening

Performance picks for spring 2015.


Performance
THEATER The Snowstorm As part of Fertile Ground—an 11-day spree of locally produced new works—pianist Eric Nordin and choreographer Jessica Wallenfels collaborate on an original piece of d   More
 
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON, KAITIE TODD

Turn the Page

Revisiting the restaurants that left us wondering over the past 12 months.


Food Reviews & Stories
One of the big secrets of the food-review business: After making three or four visits in quick succession, even the best restaurants look good in the rearview. Actually, the spots we’re most eager   More
 
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR, MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Best Thing I Read

Favorite books read in 2014 by some of our favorite local writers.


Books
The Wilds by Julia Elliott: a very well-written book of short stories that are creepy and weird in the good way. In the title story, a girl wearing a homemade crown of bird skulls tells of getti   More
 
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Closing Time

2014 was Barmageddon in Portland. You don’t have to stay home, but you can’t go here.


Cover Story
A world was ending. Some wept openly, one woman danced the worm so hard she thinks she might have shattered her knee, and the next night at least two people had sex in the basement. We’ve all    More
 
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Party by Foot

Forget taxis, Ubers, MAXs, DDs and DUIs. Why not party where you live this New Year’s Eve?


Headout
Click on the image below for a (much) larger version of the map!1. St. Johns: Reggae dance music [YEAH MON] Marijuana will be legal in Portland next year, and this just might be the perfect way t   More
 
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 WW Culture Staff

The Best Visual Art Of 2014


Visual Arts
As winemakers say about extraordinary vintages, “It was a very good year.” 2014 gave us a mother lode of materially and thematically engaging visual-arts shows. Month to month, the most re   More
 
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 RICHARD SPEER

The Best Thing I Ate

Our food writers dish on their favorite tastes of 2014.


Food Reviews & Stories
A friend is leaving Kachka as we’re getting seated. “You’ve got to order these,” she says, and snakes her arm over my shoulder to point to the Siberian pelmeni on the menu. Kachka’s    More
 
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 WW Staff

AP Film Studies: The Year In Beer (Theaters)

Top moments at indie movie houses.


Movie Reviews & Stories
It’s been a lousy year for multiplexes. Ticket sales are down. On-demand services are on the rise. Mark Wahlberg wants to make more Transformers movies—and be a cop. Annie was leaked, mean   More
 
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 AP KRYZA

Intisar Abioto

Photographer and founder of the Black Portlanders


Q & A
Origin: Memphis, Tenn. Intisar Abioto has a familiar look in her eye. It’s a look I’ve been seeing—this week, this month, this year—in the eyes of the black and brown people in my life.   More
 
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 AMY MILLER

Jason Lytle

Lead singer of Grandaddy


Q & A
Origin: Bozeman, Mont., via Modesto, Calif. Jason Lytle seemed reluctant to leave his Northeast Portland neighborhood to meet me. He likes to stay on the edge of town, near an “escape hatch”    More
 
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 AMY MILLER

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