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"Burn the Town Down"

The Striking Similarities Between Portland's 1967 Race Riot and Our City's Current Relationship with People of Color

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Things to Do Film: June 23-29

This Week: The Hero, The Bad Batch, and the Borg on the Big Screen

Things to Do Music: June 21-27

Noteworthy Shows This Week

From Slacktivism to Activism

Resistance Events for the Week of June 21-27

Things to Do Comedy: June 2017

Funny Things to Do All Month Long

Things to Do Food: June 2017

How to Eat, Drink, and Be Merry for the Month of June

News »

Inmates’ Hospital Bills Are Costing Nearly $1 Million More than Expected This Year

And Things Could Grow Far Worse if Obamacare is Gutted

If You Build It...

As Homelessness Spikes, Hundreds of New Shelter Beds Are Being Put to Use

Hall Monitor: Teddy Wheels and the Mayoral Dagger

The Mayor Just Issued a Damning Judgment, Even if His Office Won’t Admit It.

As New Renter Protections Face an Uncertain Fate, One Portland Lawmaker is Facing the Heat

But Could the Pressure on Senator Rod Monroe Backfire?

Music »

(Sandy) Alex G’s Secret Ingredient Is Mystery

The Philadelphia Musician Doesn't Want to Kill the Magic

Roger Waters: The Mellow Misanthrope

The Former Pink Floyd Lyricist Might Be More Relevant Than Ever

Film »

Ana Lily Amirpour Strikes Out with Her Latest

The Guns, Cannibals, and Revenge of The Bad Batch

GLOW Chop-Drops Stereotypes

The New Netflix Series Is Campy and Contemplative

Growing Old with The Hero

Sad Sam Elliott

Things to Do Film: June 23-29

This Week: The Hero, The Bad Batch, and the Borg on the Big Screen

Food and Drink »

Jo-Jos to Die For

Big’s Chicken: A Good Choice for a Last Supper

Wine Quest: Return to Walla Walla

Exploring the Wines of Walla Walla

Ray, Rain or Shine

Jenn Louis Proves Celebrity-Chef Status with New Israeli Restaurant

Eat This!

Where to Find Portland’s Best Onigiri

Cannabis »

Medical vs. Recreational Growers

A New Bill Is Pitting Them Against Each Other

Could the Cannabis Biz Get Bogged Down with Racketeering Charges?

An Ongoing Lawsuit in Colorado Is Raising Questions

Fair Trade Fatties: Introducing the Cannabis Certification Council

Prefer to Support Fair Trade Coffee? You Can Soon Do the Same with Weed

Is Cannabis an “Exit Drug”?

The “Gateway Drug” Theory Is Starting to Crumble

Fashion »

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EcoVibe Keeps Brick-and-Mortar Alive

Portland’s Pretty

On the Scene at Produce Row

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Style Events for the Month of June

Visual Art »

Pitch, Please!

Carolyn Main Kickstarts Her Hilarious Movie Pitch Card Game

Sean M. Johnson Visualizes the Afterlife

Burials Captures Death, Transcendence, and the LGBTQIA+ Community

HYMN Space’s After-Hours Community

In An Ever-Changing City, A New Venture Brings Artists and Freelancers Together Outside the 9 to 5 Grind

Comedy »

Andie Main’s Comedy Church

Revolution Comedy is a Force for Good in an Uncertain World

The Mercury’s Things to Do Pride Week Mega Calendar

Everything Fun to Do and See at Pride!

Things to Do Comedy: June 2017

Funny Things to Do All Month Long

Where To See Theater, Stand-Up, or Improv in Portland

There Really is Something for Everyone—Even If You’re a Teen

Books »

Sister Cities

True Portland: Our Town Through the Lens of Tokyo

The Pleasing Idiosyncrasy of Isadora

Amelia Gray Humanizes the Mother of Modern Dance

Taking in the Scenery

Laurie R. King’s Page-Turner Takes Its Time

The Body Horror of Illness, Poverty, and Time

I Should Have Listened to Anne Elizabeth Moore

Theater »

26 Miles: Get Out of Here, Jack Kerouac

Quiara Alegría Hudes and the Dream of the Female Road Narrative

Dance Magic Dance with The Goblin King

At Trip the Dark, Dance for People Who Don’t Watch Dance

Pride Waterfront Mainstage Schedule

All the Entertainment at the Pride Waterfront Fest

Dancing On My Own

How Political Anxiety Turned Me into a Late-Onset Ballerina

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"Burn the Town Down"

The Striking Similarities Between Portland's 1967 Race Riot and Our City's Current Relationship with People of Color

The Mercury’s Things to Do Pride Week Mega Calendar

Everything Fun to Do and See at Pride!

Pride Waterfront Mainstage Schedule

All the Entertainment at the Pride Waterfront Fest

The Heroes Inside

The Internal Lives of Superheroines from a Transperson’s Perspective