Esperanza Spalding Shows Portland’s Aristocracy The Faces Of The American Dream

We are all entertainer/pundits with social responsibility now, Portland’s Jazz Prodigy is no exception. “It’s Esmerelda Spudding”, says Esperanza Spalding to the snappily dressed nonagenarian shuffling forward for a picture with Portland’s biggest name in Jazz since Pink Martini. It seems likely that the two-time Grammy winner knew that her joke would go over the … More Esperanza Spalding Shows Portland’s Aristocracy The Faces Of The American Dream

Portland’s Trump vs. Antifa Protest: Mainly trolls, hints of a violent future and reminders of a racist past

In the middle of one of Portland’s first beautiful Sunday afternoons in 2017, a middle-aged couple crosses downtown’s SW 3rd Avenue holding hands. “Yeah, get back on your side,” shouts a man dressed in black. He is immediately seconded by someone next to him, and then another, and another. “Are you kidding me? We are … More Portland’s Trump vs. Antifa Protest: Mainly trolls, hints of a violent future and reminders of a racist past

One of Portland’s Premier Strippers Presents a Very Special Thanksgiving Charity

  Oh Portland, you are a very special kind of sexy. This Friday, in recognition of Thanksgiving, well-known sex worker/writer/activist Elle Stanger will be presenting ThanksStripping, a one-woman charity event during her shift at Lucky Devil Lounge from 9PM-2AM. She will donate all of the proceeds presented to her onstage to the Letty Owings Center. … More One of Portland’s Premier Strippers Presents a Very Special Thanksgiving Charity