Tegan and Sara bring lezhipsters together at the Keller

Tegan and Sara. Photo by Pamela Littky

Twin hottie hipster folk-rock faves Tegan and Sara will be bringing the ladies down to the Keller Auditorium this Thursday the 8th when they take the stage with openers Steel Train & Holly Miranda. And while the confinement to seats might damper the spirit slightly, there will still most certainly be a plethora of doe-eyed baby dykes swooning over the sounds of the dual talented singer/songwriters.

Though I have sung the praises of both their most recent release Sainthood as well as 2007’s The Con I have never actually gotten to see them live. So this week should be an interesting experience as I finally get to see the pair I have dubbed, “Soulful, skillful, intense and at times downright strange…these girls have somehow managed to capture our hearts in a way that is certainly odd, possibly endearing, and yet a lot less sappy than I would expect.”

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You may not want to pay it, but you should go see ‘Rent’

rentSet in New York City in the ’90s, the smash Broadway musical Rent, is relevant to Portland audiences in almost any decade. And it has returned to the stage with original cast members Anthony Rapp and Adam Pascal.

The opening night party was last night, but there’s still plenty of time to catch the show. Check out my write-up from Just Out:

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