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The gourmet recreation of classic deli cuisine, recently identified as a movement in the national media, has made an ambiguous appearance here in Portland in the form of Nosh Kitchen Bar.
Nosh satisfies with answers to many questions
| April 23, 2010
The Big Hurt: What would Jesus download?
True, I may be the wrong guy to review the top tracks on the Billboard Christian Songs chart. I’m not religious, so songs about Jesus mean about as much to me as songs about Popeye.
Who charted? Billboard's Top Christian Songs edition
| March 26, 2010
Allah people in the house
“Muslim hip-hop is not like Christian rock,” says Yusuf, the Merrimack Valley half of the Allah-inspired Boston-Lowell tag team Blak Madeen.
Blak Madeen stay true on Sacred Defense
| November 13, 2009
David Bazan | Curse Your Branches
The "Christian music" tag is still a puzzling cross on David Bazan's back. Sure, he writes a lot about Christianity, but he mostly sticks to its failures in the face of depression, death, and doubt.
| August 28, 2009
Portland Music News: April 3, 2009
Make sure to swing by the White Heart April 3 to see THE LIN , who's part of the DIRT COALITION hip-hop collective and has released a five-song EP called Metal on Metal . What you might call post-hip-hop,
PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF
| April 01, 2009
Having paid my dues by wading through the alt-rock and godawful-country charts, I've earned the right to tackle the steamy stuff.
Billboard's Hot Adult Top 40
| March 24, 2009
Mod isn’t always mod. My mod isn’t necessarily your mod, or their mod.
Music seen at the White Heart, January 29, 2008
| February 06, 2008
Portland’s club scene is diverse enough to be almost confusing.
Where to go, what to do
PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF
| January 30, 2008
Dance, Monkey: Gary Petersen
I’m predicting I’ll die as the villain in the remake of Wild Hogs .
We put a comic on the hot seat
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| January 29, 2008
MC Homeless has a lot on his mind, and he was more than willing to share
Music seen at the White Heart, October 9, 2007
| October 17, 2007
Comics for Christ
Young Laurel Templeton spends her summer vacation “kidnapped by five cyborg flies and shrunk down to insect size so [she can] travel back in time with them to save the world from an evil spider.” You know, typical stuff.
Evangelicals are speaking in bubbles — and fighting God’s war on pop culture
| October 10, 2007
Readers' picks 2007: Arts and Entertainment
SPACE Gallery, Dock Fore, the White Heart, and more.
Best bar, best gallery, best jukebox, best happy hour, and more
PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF
| April 27, 2007
Dead End Armory
Don’t you love it when an already solid band just gets better?
Music seen, February 17, at the White Heart
| February 21, 2007
Purists often debate the definition of “DJ.”
At the White Heart, January 14
| January 17, 2007
As is tradition (well, four years old, anyway), I’ll sum up my wishes from last year before I get to wants for 2007.
Wishes for the year in local music
| December 27, 2006
Esther’s Mixtape Collective
Congress Street was empty of people, and the White Heart had but a half-dozen patrons at 8:30 on Sunday. Perhaps these few were pondering the same question: who is Esther, and what’s up with this mixtape business?
At the White Heart Sunday November 5
| November 08, 2006
Who is that girl?
Petra Haden is making a career out of covering the un-coverable.
Petra Haden, Museum of Fine Arts, October 25, 2006
| October 26, 2006
Each night smiles three times, the aged and jaded Madame Armfelt (Maggie Mark) tells her young granddaughter Fredrika (Hannah Forsley): first for the young, who know nothing; second for the fools, who know too little; and finally for the old, who know to
It's not just you who's getting old
| September 20, 2006
Portland scene report: August 4, 2006
Longtime Portland music-scene staples John and Ally Althoff seemed to have a good multi-generational thing going with the White Heart.
PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| August 02, 2006
King of Kingpins
Kingpin Wrecking Crew are set to release their sophomore album and label debut, Abolition Strategy , so it’s worth writing about how they are and are not just like all the other bands in town.
The Wrecking Crew’s Abolition Strategy sounds like a winner
| June 28, 2006
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
| June 14, 2006
The White Heart has real style, good drinks, and a friendly atmosphere, but it's not exactly laid back.
Sweetness, sass, and spice at the newest spot on Congress
| April 05, 2006
For 2006, I’ve decided to reach for the stars, going with the old adage that if I come up short, I’ll likely still have the moon, or some clouds, or something.
Portland beat report: the year ahead
| January 09, 2006
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