MS.MS. Look Book: Rad Summer, January 31, 2011
I am pleased to introduce a new feature here at MS.MS., our monthly Look Book! Each month I will feature a series of looks pulled from the racks of select local stores. Accompanying the Look Book will be an interview with the owner or buyer. This month features Rad Summer and its lovely ladies Valentine and Ruth!
The Chemicals’ Record Release Party with Pierced Arrows @ Slabtown, January 29, 2011
I know. You were bummed Pierced Arrows aren’t playing at Bender. Lucky for you, they’re playing Slabtown this week with The Chemicals, Living and Dj Cecilia. The Chemicals, featuring former members of The Triggers, Red Dons, & Straight Jacket, are going to have a really fun record release party for “Chemical Livin.” Go. Chemicals, Pierced [...]
Dirty Mittens, Tennis (Denver), Air Waves (New York), new totally awesome t-shirts, a 7″, music, dancing, celebrating, good times. Come out for Dirty Mittens‘ 7″ release party at Mississippi Studios!!!
DJ Pippa Possible is gonna be at the Palace of Industry every Saturday, but expect something completely different each set. This week the theme is solo projects, featuring songs from solo musical projects by musicians from known bands. So come on down, have a nibble, have a sip, shop it up and rock it out at the Palace of Industry.
So when I hear butcher I tend to think of a man in a white apron AKA sexism is still alive and kicking. However, PDX Meat’s workshops happen to feature excellent women instructors. And this week French-trained PMC founder Camas Davis and former-Pastaworks meat cutter Tray Satterfield will be the two women teaching this women-only Basic Pig Butchery course.
I love how when you transition from town to forest all of a sudden the gray disappears into the green canopy of 100000 different shades of growing. To get yourself out of the house (or coffee shop) and into the green, here is an awesome opportunity to volunteer at Forest Park.
Trawler bycatch, Get Hustle, Elfin Elephant @ Worksound Gallery, January 28, 2011
To see Why I Must Be Careful is a once in a lifetime experience each and every time. They’re explosive, they’re jazz, they’re experimental, they’re one of a kind, they make me think about how no two humans are alike and how incredible humans are. They’re rad. And they’re playing at The Know with Raider and Swahili.
Feel like exploring rural eastern Oregon but can’t quite find the time to get out of the city? Then it’s time to transport yourself into the beautiful black-and-white 16mm cinematic landscapes of Empty Quarter. The film, from Portland filmmakers and preservationists Pam Minty and Alain LeTourneau , will be screening in Portland this Friday! Empty [...]