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Explaining Ulysses — if possible

James Joyce's stream-of-consciousness epic Ulysses is widely regarded as a benchmark of modern literature, but as anyone who has ever picked it up (or been forced to read it) can tell you, a sincere "What the hell?" is perhaps the most common reaction
By KEGAN ZEMA  |  June 11, 2010

The radio on TV

There is nothing new about bands playing on television. But local bands and local channels? Lately there’s been something of an explosion.
Suddenly local music is all over the airwaves
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 14, 2010

We heart these people

We all know Portland is a busy, exciting place to live. It takes a lot of people's amazing energy to keep it going, though. Who's doing the moving and the shaking?
Meet Portland's most influential
By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 12, 2010

Decisions, decisions

Portland’s club scene is diverse enough to be almost confusing.
Where to go, what to do
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 30, 2008

Bars move to prevent sexual assaults

Several national studies show that about 90 percent of sexual assaults involve alcohol, whether imbibed by the victim or the perpetrator, or both.
By EMILY PARKHURST  |  March 07, 2007

Portland scene report: January 26, 2007

The "Sibilance" staff continues to worry about the state of our lives music scene.
By SIBILANCE  |  January 24, 2007


Chamber music revival

Classical and rock ‘n roll music suffer the same identity crisis.
Portland should rock out with its Bach out
By BEN MEIKLEJOHN  |  January 03, 2007

Bebe’s back

“Remember what you used to do before there were computers?” Bebe Buell asks. “Start living your life like that again.”
And she wants to know if you’re ready to rock
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 13, 2006

Loud + clear

Pete Kilpatrick is the new star of the Portland music scene.
Pete Kilpatrick refuses to disappoint
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  August 17, 2006
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Get ready for summer, punks

What has already been an active year on the local scene only ramps up for summer.
Releases from Pete Kilpatrick, Emilia Dahlin + Subject Bias are just the beginning
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 14, 2006