• E+Etv: InFocus chats with Tope on a Sunday afternoon

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    InFocus covers individuals who work hard on and off the clock, individuals who progress through learning and doing, and those individuals who never understood the words, “give up.” The first time I heard Tope was back in 2010 on a TxE track, since then I’ve been a fan. It’s been awesome watching Tope grow as […]

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    E+Etv: THEY TURNED IT DOWN FOR SOMETHING… WTF?! 2014

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    One of our best experiences this summer was What The Festival?!, a fantastic music and art experience that cannot be duplicated anywhere else.  On the edge of Mt. Hood lies a remote forest that awakens every year for a weekend of great music, insane costumes, some unruly behavior and a TON of REALLY dope stuff […]

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    WAXED OUT- RAZ SIMONE

    Friday, September 12, 2014

      WAXED OUT delivers new music to keep your record collection fresh & stacked to the ceiling words and photos by @Evan_Gabriel Raz Simone really does wear eight rings. Each of the twenty-four-year-old’s hands bear gold bands big enough for Don King’s collection. With these hands, Raz, born Solomon Simone, has not only fought battles […]

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    SMALL HANDS BIG SLAPS

    Friday, September 12, 2014

    Samuel Troxel, the man behind Small Hands Big Slaps, is the nicest dude who throws some killers BBQs. He hides behind his humbleness but the boy has spent the summer working on huge projects. He just released a producer drum kit, has been working on secret sh-sh projects and God knows what else. We tracked […]

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Aug
28

HAPPENING TONIGHT: FADE TO LIGHT FASHION SHOW

Twice a year, Fade to Light, a multidimensional fashion show takes over the Crystal Ballroom to showcase Portland fashion designer’s newest line. This evening, join us and the fashion community for the show beginning at 8pm. We are particularly excited about the laser cut fashion Emit will present, an always surprising show by Bruce Black […]

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Aug
28

ANDINA: A PERUVIAN TALE

Many of us hard heard of Andina, the Peruvian restaurant nestled in the heart of the NW.  Celebrating 10 years of being in The Pearl, the eatery has a lot to brag about. Surviving in this foodie town for 10 years is deserves some sort of Olympic gold metal. If we could award said metal, […]

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Aug
28

CHICKPEA MAGAZINE: PORTLAND CITY GUIDE

We love to brag about our writers. (They’re the backbone of E+E.) So when we heard that our ever-so-talented writer, Lauren Kodiak, recently wrote a Portland vegan city guide for Chickpea Magazine, we were ecstatic. The digit copy is available now, and the published version will be for purchase this fall. Here is a little […]

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Aug
26

SWOONING ON.. AUG 26

In cased you missed the VMAs last night, here’s a recap. This strange new techie tattoo. This massive chair sale. And their remarks about the chair’s quality. This sample sale that is happening again this weekend! This article about Youtube sensation, Jacob Keller. This foodie event we want tickets too! Nom nom! The fact our […]

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Aug
23

15 CENTS: JACOB KELLER

In this (fairly) new world of the internet and social media, there are a few who are able to harness this energy and build a community of people with a passion for the same things.  Jacob Keller, founder of Always Fresh Apparel, is one of these new internet trailblazers, who used his interest in fashion to […]

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Aug
21

Local Designers: A Talk With Demimonde

Jewelry designer Rachael Donaldson hardly ever creates the same piece twice. Unless you’ve commissioned her for a set of multiples, Donaldson has no plans to replicate her lovingly crafted jewelry. She’d rather let each earring and necklace stand on their own, like mini sculptures. Donaldson’s jewelry features a striking collection of geometric Native American motifs. […]

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Aug
21

SAVE THE DATE: VINTALIER HOSTS NAYARIVA TRUNK SHOW

We must admit, First Thursdays are probably one of our favorite times to wander around The Pearl and Downtown. Some store is always hosting a fun shindig where we can sip on a glass of bubbly or wine and run into friends. Somehow an expensive purchase is always made, thanks you alcohol. Because it is […]

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Aug
19

SWOONING ON.. AUG 19

These reasons from around the world to unplug and get off your phone. This ridiculously cool technology.. we need it in #PDX stat! This strange support group. We would love to sit in. This trailer for a great HBO show. These guys creating something big in our city.

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Aug
19

THE CREATORS MMXII

The Creators – MMXII. Check them out. From the clothing they make to the tunes on their website, we like it all. We sat down with Andrew Wood, one of the guys behind the brand, to learn a bit more. Read on and enjoy.  E+E: Tell us more about how The Creators got going. Andrew Woods: […]

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Aug
15

MOJAVE

  If you’ve been walking the streets of downtown Portland, you’ve probably noticed a new boutique just off W. Burnside, nestled between Solestruck and Yo!Vintage, MOJAVE.  Part LA cool girl, part PDX hipster and part Southwest cowgirl, the mix of clothing and accessories in Mojave is a new and refreshing look at local fashion.  The […]