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Spontaneous Combustion Is a DIY Classical Festival

The Travelling Roadshow Rolls Through Portland This Week

A Pared-Down Reel Music Fest Offers a Few Must-Sees

Highlights Include Itzhak, Long Strange Trip, and a Unique Screening of The Passion of Joan of Arc

Torment Is Flesh Delivers Nourishment Through Noise

Vrasubatlat and Unseen Force Are Hosting the Northwest’s Newest Metal Festival

The Mercury’s Favorite Movies of 2017

Don’t Miss the Best, Funniest, and Weirdest Movies of the Year

Experience Pure Sound Art at Variform Gallery

With New Work From Ben Glas, The Space Makes the Medium Accessible

Cam Forges Her Own Path Through Country Music

From Bangerz to “Burning House,” the Singer/Songwriter Feels Pressure-Free of Industry Expectations

Thelma Is Pretty Much the Worst X-Man Ever

Psychic Overload in Joachim Trier’s Latest

Chasms Recovers After Tragedy

The Los Angeles Electro-Pop Duo Reflects on the Anniversary of the Ghost Ship Fire

The Calculated Chaos of Laurel Halo

The Electronic Musician Discusses Her New Album, Dust, and Her Move to Berlin

Anna Tivel, Obsessive Storyteller

The Portland Singer/Songwriter’s Latest Spills Over with Beauty and Incident

Deliverance Interrupted

A Vancouver Music Company Tried to Release New Music from Prince. They Didn’t Get Very Far.

Record Review

Blitzen Trapper, Wild and Reckless

PICA Brings Steve Doughton’s Rarely Seen Video Work Back to Portland

Holding Onto an Era in Crisis with DELTA (and Aphex Twin)

A$AP Mob Rules the World

The New York Collective Is Leading the New Golden Age of Hip-Hop Crews

Toward a Less Cranky Union with Andy Zaltzman

The Comedian’s New Tour is a Salve for Disaffected News Junkies

Elliott Sharp Reimagines the Work of Thelonious Monk

His Current Tour Celebrates What Would’ve Been the Jazz Legend’s 100th Birthday

Loving Vincent: Let’s Ear It for the Boy

This Movie Is Better Than That Headline

Barrett Martin Travels the World

In The Singing Earth, Music is the Antidote to Isolationist Politics

Okkyung Lee’s Force and Physicality

Jlin's Disappearing Act

With Endless Poetry, Alejandro Jodorowsky Paints a Self Portrait

And It’s a Visual Stunner.

Record Review

Nick Delffs, Redesign

Offa Rex Breaks Tradition

Olivia Chaney and the Decemberists' Debut LP Is a Love Letter to British Folk

The Lost Cities (and Bluesy Licks) of Zerzura

A Surreal, Electrifying Voyage from Christopher Kirkley

On Her New Album, Emma Ruth Rundle Sounds Like She’s Singing Through Gritted Teeth

The Recent Portland Transplant Discusses Marked for Death

Record Review

Jenny Don’t and the Spurs, Call of the Road

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Abronia, Obsidian Visions/Shadowed Lands

Gender-fluid Hodgepodge

Experience a Digital Restoration of Funeral Parade of Roses

Record Review

The Parson Red Heads, Blurred Harmony

Andie Main’s Comedy Church

Revolution Comedy is a Force for Good in an Uncertain World

Poptone Is a Family Band

And Diva Dompe Is Living Her Rock Star Dream

Bridgetown Day 1: Reunited's Hot Cup o' Chat

An Oral History of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival

How A Chat Over Post-Show Drinks Put Portland on the Comedy Map

Lydia Ainsworth: Growing and Afterglowing

The Canadian Electronic Pop Artist Puts on a Show

Seamus McGravy Grows Up

Jeremiah Coughlan's Patient Pursuit of Comedy Glory

Record Review

Little Star, Little Star

World War Blues

The Pain and Suffering of Frantz

Open Mike Eagle’s Razor-Wire Wit

The LA-Based Rapper Says He’s Ready to Make “Big Boy Records”
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