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Jun 28, 2010
phile under: live review
There are two types of people in the world: those who love RENT, and those who despise it. It’s melodramatic. It’s idealistic. It’s angsty. It’s maxed out with poetic double meanings that have...
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Jun 15, 2010
phile under: indie music up-and-comer
A haunting tenor, offset by complex finger-picked guitar, resonates through the twinkling cavern of Portland Center Stage lobby. Wow; who’s playing? As you look around for the sound’s source, you...
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Jun 10, 2010
phile under: sport-rock spectacle, pride pre-func
Mercury or Willy Week? Sleater-Kinney or Explode Into Colors? Thermals or Starf*cker? Which local rock luminaries will prevail in a ping pong showdown? Tonight at Holocene, eight celebrity...
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Jun 4, 2010
phile under: music festival
  First, a revelation: attending Sasquatch is like bearing a child—I’ve become convinced that some mysterious chemical is released in the brain immediately after the experience that makes you...
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Jun 4, 2010
Season Enders
OBT’s Bolero "If you want to see OBT perform this summer, you’ll have to buy a plane ticket to Korea," warns artistic director Christopher Stowell. While that may be an option for some, it’s...
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Jun 2, 2010
midweek picks
It’s a unique week, ladies and gentlemen. It started late, and I’m afraid these upcoming events will yet again rend you from your desk. Might as well surrender now, to the power of the...
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May 21, 2010
72 Hours
For this weekend’s entertainment itinerary, I submit four options. Two are fancy pants affairs, one is vinyl pants, and one’s a toga party. Choose what suits you! Dance Coalition of Oregon The...
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May 11, 2010
phile under: music
On Sale Now The Barenaked Ladies will be performing clothed (plus there are no ladies in the band). Expect a jumpy show from these Canadian heroes. Tickets went on sale May 8 seats start at...
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May 4, 2010
I wasn’t sure what to expect seeing The Antlers play live on Monday at the Doug Fir Lounge There are moments of feedback and distortion-heavy rocking on their much-praised Hospice LP (2009),...
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Jan 28, 2010
Musical Interlude
Somehow my office posse got onto the subject of classic drinking songs. Not my favorite, but I’ve always been partial to this one. How about you drinking buddies? If you were making a mixed...
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