Mark Benthimer can spot a disappearing act.
After stocking six figures of CDs, DVDs, and vinyl for more than a quarter-century as perhaps Portland’s largest record store, Everyday Music’s sprawling eastside location will close permanently May 7.
“As millions of other people will say, it was definitely inspired by COVID,” Matt Blairstone says of the origins of Tenebrous Press’ debut collection, Green Inferno.
Reports of Cameron’s Books death have been somewhat exaggerated.
Long before she developed the camping app that rose to the top of the rankings in Apple’s App Store and Google Play, Sarah Smith was just another Midwesterner lured to Portland by the surrounding terrain.
The inspiration for Wheyward Spirit came to founder and CEO Emily Darchuk while waiting in line at the liquor store.
“I always wanted to make films,” admits Mark Pedersen.
Likely the world’s most famous instrumentalist and certainly its most successful, with some 75 million albums sold, Kenny G effectively birthed smooth jazz as a marketable format and forever earned the loathing of genre purists.
A cheapish YA horror series unceremoniously dumped behind Peacock’s paywall just before Halloween, The Girl in the Woods may have seemed a relatively humble addition to the recently launched NBCUniversal streaming platform’s premier tier, but its over…
Though Todd Haynes had never helmed a documentary before agreeing to direct The Velvet Underground for Apple TV+, the celebrated filmmaker and longtime Portland resident has a long history of expanding the parameters of musical biopics.