Well kids, we're not sure that the Pickathon Indie Roots Music Festival is quite the right title for what is an extraordinary, and a simply riotous collection of some of the best independent music artists around.
The Portland Institute of Contemporary Art turns 15 this year and to celebrate they are having a hootenanny at Holocene this Friday, July 9th.
The Ampersand Gallery & Bookshop, at 2916 NE Alberta Street, Portland, OR., has a June show featuring these amazing hand-colored Japanese photographs.
My intention was to have regular updates from the Sasquatch Festival up on the site while the festival was going on, but the Internet service at the event had other ideas. I conceded defeat quickly and decided to instead spend my time concentrating on the almost overwhelming amount of music at my disposal. I think I made the right decision as almost every one of the bands and performers that I saw on Sunday and Monday hit their marks with deadly accuracy, leaving the often-overflowing crowds ravenous for more.
Nurses - Photo: Chona Kasinger/Seattlepi.com If anyone had any questions about the commercial potential of the roughly drawn http://www.bravelydone.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=301genre known as indie, they would easily be put to rest when looking over the sea of thousands of shirtless men, tattooed young women, and gents in bear suits populating the grounds of the Gorge Amphitheatre this weekend.
PDXchange Program Concert Series presents Horse Feathers and The Sweet Harlots Bringing the very best of Portland indie rock to the Tower Theatre TUES, 5/25/2010 - Doors 7:00 pm Tickets: General Admission $15 plus venue fees, All ages. The purpose of the PDXchange Program Concert Series is to
Photo credit: Jessica Kourkounis for The New York Times What we have here is a slideshow extolling the virtues of "just getting to the finish line." Everyone competes, nobody wins, it's all about finishing.. In the first race there will be more than 4,500 participants of which one fifth are women.
Once again we are gearing up for the Oyster Racing Series which kicks off early this year with an off-road version in Glenwood Springs on May 22nd. The Oyster Racing Series started in Denver in 2003.