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From Slacktivism to Activism

Resistance Events for the Week of Feb 22–28

Things To Do Film: February 24-March 2

A Zombie Nightmare, Latin American Animation, and More!

Things to Do Music: February 22-28

Noteworthy Shows This Week

News »

Quest for Rest

Oregon Lawmakers Are Focused on Renter Protections. Will They Ignore a Push to Help the Homeless?

Roughed UP

Portland Police Arrest 13 in Crackdown of “Unpermitted” President’s Day Protest

Hall Monitor: Staying Power

An Imperiled R2DToo Might Have One More Trick Up Its Sleeve

Right 2 Dream Too’s Most Prominent Advocate Has Left Camp

But Ibrahim Mubarak is Still Spreading the Gospel of Peer-Run Shelters, and Pushing New Statewide Homeless Protections

Music »

Stevie Nicks Will Make You Fall in Love with Words

Here Are Some of the Legendary Fleetwood Mac Singer’s Best Lyrics

The Southern Salvation of Adia Victoria

The Nashville Musician Plays the Dark and Dangerous Blues of Yesteryear

These Hallowed Walls: Celebrating Two Decades of Jackpot!

This Month Marks the 20th Anniversary of Portland’s Premiere Recording Studio

Facing Tomorrow with Weyes Blood

Los Angeles Musician Natalie Mering’s Front Row Seat to Earth Is Doomsday Folk

Film »

Blood and Desperation

I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore: A Portland-Shot, Sundance-Winning Comedy Thriller

Get Out of White Suburbia

Jordan Peele’s Directorial Debut Hits Horror, Satire, and Race

The Simple, Beautiful Fable of The Red Turtle

Alternate Title: WHEN TURTLES ATTACK!

King Kong Lives

Kong: Long Live the King: A Tribute to All Things Kong

Cannabis »

Love Weed? Get a Job!

Serious Tips for Landing Employment in the Cannabis Industry

Fact Checking the DEA

The ASA Forced the DEA to Correct Its Bad Pot Info

Cannabis: Past, Present, and Future

What It Used to Be Like to Buy Weed, What It’s Like Now, and What It (Hopefully) Will Be Like in the Future

Is It Illegal to Be High in Public?

So You Smoked at Home, Then Went Out. Are You Breaking the Law?

Food and Drink »

A Visit to Shawarma Square

A Single City Block in SW Portland Offers 10 Shawarma Food Carts

Nips and the Quandary of the Craft 12-ounce Bottle or Can

22s vs. 12s: The Quandary of Beer Formats.

A Former Duck Quarterback Walks Into A Bar

Joey Harrington’s Pearl Tavern Is Nearly A Touchdown

Women in Wine

Women winemakers are doin’ it for themselves.

Fashion »

Sold Out

Sparking Winter with the Salt Empire

Portland’s Pretty

What’s Underneath the Unmentionable Lingerie Show

Sold Out

February’s Best Sales and Fashion Events

Spring Arts »

Inside Stream PDX’s Mobile Recording Studio

How an Airstream Trailer on NE MLK is Making Podcasting More Accessible

Rethinking the Canon

Portland Writer/Artist Dao Strom Discusses a New Local Effort to Showcase Authors of Color

Laura E. Hall, Escape Artist

Get Trapped With Portland’s Leading Escape Room Designer

The Shirley Jackson Project is Like a Collection of Ghost Stories

Portland Comic Artists Share Their Passion for Shirley Jackson, Queen of Gloom

Visual Art »

Move Over, Maru. Make Way, Lil Bub!

It’s Oregon Cats’ Time to Shine at a New Cat Video Festival

In The Black, Intisar Abioto Documents Connection, Community, and Place

The Black Portlanders Photographer Traces Black Roots in Portland and Beyond

To the Shire!

Appreciating John Yeon, Portland’s Unsung Hero of Architecture

Comedy »

Black People Being Funny

The NW Black Comedy Festival Launches This Week

The Party Review

Theater People: Part Two

Books »

Rethinking the Canon

Portland Writer/Artist Dao Strom Discusses a New Local Effort to Showcase Authors of Color

The Shirley Jackson Project is Like a Collection of Ghost Stories

Portland Comic Artists Share Their Passion for Shirley Jackson, Queen of Gloom

Universal Harvester’s Movie Madness

Checking Out John Darnielle’s New Novel

Elena Passarello’s Animal Collection

Famous Creatures Populate Animals Strike Curious Poses

Theater »

Inside Stream PDX’s Mobile Recording Studio

How an Airstream Trailer on NE MLK is Making Podcasting More Accessible

Profile Theatre’s New Season Is Already Great

Elliot, a Soldier’s Fugue Captures the Tenor of a Country at War with Itself

If You’ve Ever Worked Retail, Third Rail Has Your Number

The Flick Captures a Shifting Film Industry from Small-Town New England