Yeah Maybe, No

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2014 reel from Correlate Films on Vimeo. We need to keep talking about rape and rape culture, but there’s a side of the discussion that’s not always told. Yeah Maybe, No is a documentary by Portland director Kelly Kend examining consent and sexual assault from the perspective of a man trying to come to terms …

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That tender fragile place: Sylvan Esso at Bunk Bar 2.14.14

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That tender fragile place: Sylvan Esso at Bunk Bar 2.14.14

Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays layered with social expectations and narratives, and it can be an auspicious day to query one’s heart. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Sylvan Esso is, generally speaking, an electropop band using strategic bass beats to enfold and showcase melodic vocals through repetition and layering. Last Friday, they …

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Enthusiasm is the new moping, Sylvan Esso plays Bunk Bar tonight

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Enthusiasm is the new moping, Sylvan Esso plays Bunk Bar tonight

What’re you up to tonight, dear hearts? If you’re still searching for something to do, Sylvan Esso is playing Bunk Bar. Plus, I’ll be there, likely with gin. Listen to their new single, Coffee, before you go. Related Posts:Moved: Hiss Golden Messenger at Doug Fir 11.8.14That tender fragile place: Sylvan Esso at Bunk Bar 2.14.14Put the jangle …

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Support The Black Portlanders project!

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Support The Black Portlanders project!

Maybe you’ve heard of Intisar Abioto. Hopefully, you’ve seen her project, The Black Portlanders, which is all about interviewing and photographing black Portlanders. Her goal is to show and make known how, where, and why the black community of Portland lives. If you haven’t seen her work, go look right now. I’ll wait. Ready? It’s time, Portland, to …

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What’re you listening to, Portland?

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Indie Rock Cat

Coming into the new year, I was thinking a lot about the music reviews I’ve done, the ones I want to do, and what a perfect environment for reviews would look like. One thing that occurred to me is how disconnected I’ve been from Portland’s music scene. Most of the reviews I’ve done have centered on …

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Karaoke with Xander from Buffy

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Nicholas Brendon Karaoke

From TFAW: Like karaoke? Love Buffy the Vampire Slayer? TFAW and FanGeek are proud to announce a karaoke meet and greet in Portland, January 25, with actor Nicholas Brendon, whose portrayal of Xander Harris on television’s smash hit Buffy the Vampire Slayer was beloved by millions of fans worldwide. Since Buffy wrapped, Nicholas has appeared …

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