Archive for 2011

A Royal Headache To End All Headaches

(Dec 31, 2011) It’s been a while since my headphones have been dominated by one band for weeks on end, a single album playing over and ove...

Three Cheers for Movies and Beer

(Dec 31, 2011) The Mission district in San Francisco needs a movie theater that can sell beer like, well, every neighborhood needs a movie theate...

Anxiously awaited releases

(Dec 30, 2011) I find it increasingly embarrassing how much the new music I am into sounds like the music I listened to when I was a teenager. Ma...

Many great things are free

(Dec 30, 2011) The AFI Film Festival decided a couple of years ago that they would make all the screening free to anyone who wanted to go. I hav...

Grimm

(Dec 29, 2011) Grimm one of the newest television shows to NBC cautions you – “remember the fairy tales your parents used to tell yo...

Sticks & Stones Brick and Mortar

(Dec 28, 2011) Sticks & Stones, started in 2009 by designer Stephan Alexander, jeweler Benjamin Posin, and digital media designer Marc Ishid...

Serious Biz Boys

(Dec 28, 2011) Serious Businessis really anything but. The rap, electro, dance duo loves to make light of pop-culture references like MILF, cron...

Deshcutes Chef Challenge

(Dec 27, 2011) While Portland may be a small place and sometimes feel more like a town than a city, what we lack in bright lights and skyscraper...

(head)Bangin’

(Dec 27, 2011) Tied Up And Tousled is a family affair, and when I say that I mean it in a “Daddy sang bass Momma sang tenor” but wit...

Body Worlds and the Brain

(Dec 26, 2011) The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry or OMSI to locals just got the all new Dr. Gunther von Hagens BODY WORLDS & The Bra...

The Only Bar In Portland With a Champs Button!

(Dec 25, 2011) When you live in a town that is basically all bars and restaurants, you keep yourself well appraised of all new openings around t...

THIS Nate Smith Has Ridiculously High Standards

(Dec 25, 2011) Have you ever set high standards for yourself? If you have I doubt they’re as high as the standards, Portland Comedian Nat...

What’s Mine Is YOURS

(Dec 24, 2011) The trippy, jammy, soulful pop (man, hope that sums it up!) band Yours consists of two dudes. Guitarist Matthan Minster and drumm...

Furbies on Fire

(Dec 24, 2011) I recently came across the moody and surreal videos of Norwegian director, Kristoffer Borgli, and was quite mesmerized. He has a ...

Bjork for the New Millenium

(Dec 23, 2011) I can’t really imagine a more appropriate medium for Bjork’s music than an iPad. It’s as if Bjork’s two decade career an...