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By Kristi Turnquist, The Oregonian View full sizeMotoya Nakamura/The OregonianFred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, dressed in appropriately muted Portlandy colors, at the Hollywood Theatre Tuesday night for the opening show in "Portlandia: The Tour.

Writers for the Seattle Times and the Seattle P.I..com say "Portlandia: The Tour" was "delightfully unpolished," and offers more explanations as to "Why Seattle is obsessed with 'Portlandia'."

By Kristi Turnquist, The Oregonian View full sizeMotoya Nakamura/The OregonianFred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, dressed in appropriately muted Portlandy colors, at the Hollywood Theatre Tuesday night for the opening show in "Portlandia: The Tour.

I'm watching the IFC show Portlandia, starring Carrie Brownstein (below) and Fred Armisen, for the first time, and really enjoying it. In the episode "Mayor is Missing," Carrie's character falls off her bike and as she's lying on the

But as the creators of IFC's “Portlandia,” which returns for its second season on Friday, they've got hipster culture – the culture they both come from – in their sights. They skewer twee urban preciousness with such precision – feminist bookstores,