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Show Preview: Jens Lekman at Revolution Hall

Swedish songsmith Jens Lekman tours his first album in a half-decade — the eclectic and sensual “Life Will See You Now” — to Portland’s Revolutionary Hall this Friday.

Hamilton Leithauser

Touring a new album that’s draped in longing and his distinct, daring vocals, Hamilton Leithauser comes to Portland’s Star Theater on Jan. 20.

Courtney Barnett at Crystal Ballroom

Indie rock star Courtney Barnett played most of her smashing 2015 debut and some new material last night at Crystal Ballroom.

Show Preview: Shearwater at Mississippi Studios

We interview Shearwater’s Jonathan Meiburg about the band’s new Sub Pop record, its lush soundscapes and its commentary on the American psyche.

Show Review: Basia Bulat at Doug Fir Lounge

photo and review by Chance Solem-Pfeifer Fans have seen many contraptions in Basia Bulat’s hands since…

Five Reviews from Portland International Film Festival 2016

The chirping jingle preceding each screening created its own small tradition at the 39th annual…