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Thumbnail for - MFNW Picks: 90’s Icons
Sep 9, 2010
MFNW PIÇKS!
Shonen Knife This all-girl Japanese band made a transcontinental splash in the 90’s with their rockin’ pop sensibilities, their matching outfits, and their unique choice of subject matter: almost...
Thumbnail for - MFNW Picks: Modern? Classic.
Sep 9, 2010
MFNW PIÇKS!
Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside The last time we heard from pipes like Sallie’s, backed by stand-up bass, blues guitar, and a straight-up swing beat, was probably the late 40’s. This is...
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Sep 3, 2010
phile under: music
Get this gimmick: The Brothers Young is a band which features three actual brothers, actually named “Young.” The group, formed with the encouragement of their elder brother Ritchie Young (frontman...
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Sep 2, 2010
phile under: music
Ballet dancers! Fireworks! The bombast of brass and the swoon of strings! Two conductors! Musical homages to Paris, Vienna, Rome, St. Petersburg and New York! All for free. Tonight, at 7pm,...
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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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