The Backstage Beat has been HUGE fans of IFC’s show Portlandia since we first heard it was coming out, 2 years ago. We have had the pleasure of talking with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein several times since and it is always a hoot. The new season is starting on January 4th! We will be […]
Check out a newly released clip from tonight’s season 2 finale of Portlandia airing on IFC at 10pm! Titled “Brunch Village,” it is the first episode of the hit comedy series to tell one continuous and linear story.
The Backstage Beat is glad that one of our must see shows is back on tonight. IFC’s Portlandia! This Friday, January 6th at 10pm ET/PT, IFC is launching the live, dual-screen experience, IFC Sync, in conjunction with the second season premiere of IFC’s hit comedy series, Portlandia. Portlandia creators, writers and stars Fred Armisen […]
So, if you all got your mini mags like you should have, You know that today is National Bird Day. In honor of that… and in honor of Portlandia starting its second season tomorrow night on IFC…. Here ya go! HAPPY NATIONAL BIRD DAY!
IFC announced today a roster of guest stars who will be visiting the network’s hit original series Portlandia when the show returns in January. Penny Marshall (Laverne and Shirley), Jack McBrayer (30 Rock), Tim Robbins (The Shawshank Redemption), Andy Samberg (SNL), Amber Tamblyn (127 Hours, House) and Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids, SNL) will partake in Portlandia’s […]
The Woods is a former funeral home turned music club. The chapel serves as the music hall. Located in the hip … like what’s not hip in Portland … Sellwood District of southwest Portland, the facility includes a basement crematorium that’s being renovated into another related bar concept. The crowd was local and friends from Seattle […]
Carrie Brownstein is best known as the guitarist and vocalist in the now-defunct Portland, Oregon-based band Sleater-Kinney. In 2006 she earned a spot on the Rolling Stone readers list of the 25 “Most Underrated Guitarists of All-Time” as the highest-rated woman! She is also staring in a new show, that we think is sure to […]
Fred Armisen is known for his roles on Saturday Night Live along with numerous movies and television series. He is staring in a new future hit comedy on IFC starting January 21st at 10:30 p.m. entitled “Portlandia”. Tuesday, January 4th, Fred called The Backstage Beat and told us about the show, his roles on SNL, […]