Tom Gold at Robin Road

The world keeps reinventing itself. Nowhere more true than in the art-world. And especially when it comes to those centuries-old art forms like "Ballet".  Tom Gold is a dancer, choreographer, and instructor. He's created dozens of original works for ballet companies across the country. And Tom is in Portland for an intense few days, to polish up a piece for The Portland … [Read More...]

Robert Wynia at Robin Road

There have been fully a dozen records from Portland band Floater, led by Robert Wynia. Now comes a second solo effort from Robert which is, by turns, transcendent, … [Read More...]

Bradford Loomis at Robin Road

My long time pal, Redwood Son, is in Portland for spring flings and other serious things. So of course, we had to get together before the sometimes Nashville cat … [Read More...]

The Visionary and Radical James Baldwin

In the recently released Raoul Peck documentary, I Am Not Your Negro,  Peck's vision takes a different tack. Not trivialized. Not distorted by any number of … [Read More...]

John Doe: Balancing the Life

Not easy when you are a punk hero and an underdog. Lots to live up to. But John Doe has managed. Plus kept up the legendary X. And written a Grammy-nominated book. … [Read More...]

The Accidental Jimmy Mak

Jimmy says it all happened "almost accidentally". The club, the success he had with it in our community. Thanks in part to inspiration his dad offered Jimmy. And the … [Read More...]

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