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Thumbnail for - Holy CD Releases! Blue Cranes or Sean Flinn & The Royal We
Aug 27, 2010
phile under: music
You shouldn’t suffer for lack of options this Saturday night, as two critically-acclaimed local acts release new albums at two approachably-posh venues. Maybe try a quantum-physics feat, and put...
Thumbnail for - Margaret Cho: Musician?
Aug 26, 2010
phile under: comedy
"Margaret Cho" is a name you know. Inarguably the most famous queer Korean-American in comedy, she’s carved her own niche among gregarious greats, with riotous impressions of her mother,...
Thumbnail for - Cooking With Bands
Aug 23, 2010
phile under: music
The acts listed below have been touted (beyond this blog) as some of Portland’s "bands to know." You keep hearing their names, but you keep missing their shows! "Ah, well," you say. "A band’s a...
Thumbnail for - Portland Folk Festival
Aug 20, 2010
WEEKEND PICK!
Portland Folk Festival What is “folk?” In recent memory, the title has referred to faded-and-worn down-home country/blues/Americana. But as any anthropologist will tell you, every language and...
Thumbnail for - LiveWire! Summer Spectacular
Aug 20, 2010
WEEKEND PICK!
Live Wire! Summer Spectacular Always an extravaganza brimming with local and national talent, this edition of OPB’s Live Wire hosts Portland super-band Menomena, playing tracks from their latest...
Thumbnail for - Local Music Videos
Aug 16, 2010
phile under: quality time-frittering
Happy Monday. How much coffee have you had? Enough to track the tricks of this impressive local yo-yo-thrower? Set to the equally dexterous and energetic Hoop + Wire by Portland’s own Boy Eats...
Thumbnail for - Monarques at Rontoms
Aug 13, 2010
phile under: weekend picks
This spring, the seven-member swarm of Monarques landed a spot on NPR syndicated super-show A Prairie Home Companion. Now prepping to alight on a west-coast tour, the 50’s-style pop band will...
Thumbnail for - Esperanza Spalding Releases New Album
Aug 11, 2010
phile under: jazz notes
Esperanza Spalding’s new album, Chamber Music Society, is what I think they mean whenever they say, “tempest in a teapot.” It’s dynamic and unpredictable, yet so delicately contained and...
Thumbnail for - Weekend Picks!
Aug 6, 2010
phile under: weekend picks
First Friday First Thursday. Last Thursday. It seems every gallery district wants to lay claim to one notable monthly day. In biblical parlance, “The first shall be last, and the last shall be...
Thumbnail for - Pickathon Founder Speaks Volumes
Aug 4, 2010
phile under: music festival
PICKATHON STATS:44 featured bands3 day festival 12th year running THE VISION: To take a bunch of different music styles, and put them under the roof of a festival. Especially the music we were...
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