Category Archives: Bar

Garbage & Happy Hour. He Said Extra

Garbage Last year Garbage was touring in honor of the 20th anniversary of its eponymous album and I was all excited until I discovered they were not coming to Portland. I was really disappointed We had seen Garbage several years before … Continue reading

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Trevor & Dots Cafe.

She Said Tonight’s Agenda  Trevor at the Artists Repertory Theater Dot’s Cafe, Highlights When I first read reviews that Trevor was a play about a chimpanzee I thought, “This sounds really stupid.”  I envisioned a cartoonish ape saying cute things … Continue reading

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Portland Garden Walk, The River Walk and Departures

She Said Today’s Agenda:  Portland Garden Tour West         Waterfront Loop         Departure Bar and Restaurant Highlights: What could possibly be better than a day of touring gardens, hiking, and eating?  My husband has said that I have three passions: gardening, my children, … Continue reading

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Oregon State Fair, Nineteen 33 Taproom, Local Cow. He Said Extras

Oregon State Fair Every year we go to either the Clackamas County fair or the Oregon State Fair. Kerry grew up on a farm and needs to occasionally reconnect with her agrarian upbringing. The fair is always fun: she talks … Continue reading

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The Bomb-itty of Errors & Le Moule. He Said Extras.

The Bomb-itty of Errors There are things that mark me as a geezer. I do not understand tattoos, visible underwear, the hideous square glasses frames that always look awful and hip hop. Rap is an oeuvre, like country, that usually does … Continue reading

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Whipple Creek Regional Park, Radio Room Part Deux.

She Said Highlights: It has been a weird summer here in lumberland. The skies have been cloudy and the temperatures only in the 70’s, while the rest of the nation is sizzling in heat. People think of Portland as a … Continue reading

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Skin of Our Teeth

She Said Tonight’s Agenda:  The skin of Our Teeth at the Artists Repertory Theatre;  Cocktails at Bible Club Highlights: Ten minutes into Artists Repertory Theaters production of, The Skin of Our Teeth, I felt as if I was riding on … Continue reading

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Two Who’s & Billy Blues Bar and Grill. He said extra.

He Said The Who, Part 1 The title of this entry does sound a bit like a Dr. Seuss Book about Cindy Lou and her twin. We have an ongoing family discussion as to what is the best band of … Continue reading

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A Streetcar Named Desire, Hamlet & Volt. He Said Extra.

He Said A Streetcar Named Desire For some reason I thought I had seen the movie version, but after seeing the play I realized I have seen bits and pieces on  TV over the years, but never the movie from start … Continue reading

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Desdemona, a play about a handkerchief & Bible Club

She Said Agenda: Desdemona, A Play About a Handkerchief at Post 5 Theater,  then Bible Club for cocktails Highlights: I love plays that highlight the intricacies of women’s lives.  I probably sound sexist, but men are so what you see it … Continue reading

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