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Things to Do Music: April 19-25

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Things To Do Film: April 21-27

Cézanne et Moi, David Lynch: The Art Life, and the Portland EcoFilm Festival

From Slacktivism to Activism

Resistance Events for the Week of April 19–25

Things to Do Comedy: April 2017

Funny Things to Do All Month Long

Things to Do Food: April 2017

How to Eat, Drink, and Be Merry for April

Recommended Events

News »

Hall Monitor: Just Clunking Along

New Tweaks to the Police Oversight System Show How Far There Is to Go

In Other News

Wheeler Clashes with Cops, County Flip Flops, and Portland’s Dope VIP!

The Buck Stops Elsewhere

You Voted for Campaign Finance Reform—But the County Won’t Defend It

Music »

The Best of Soul’d Out

Our Guide to the Artists You Shouldn’t Miss

Soul’d Out Festival Super Pick: Solange

Her 2016 Album A Seat at the Table Is a Source of Joy and Validation for the Black Community

Catching up with Big Freedia, Queen Diva

The New Orleans Queen of Bounce Returns to Portland

No More Risky Business: Rich Hunter’s New Name and New Inspiration

Third Eye Inspiration Is Grown Folks’ Music

Film »

Shoot ’Em Up

Blood, Laughs, and Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire

The Promise: Love in the Time of Genocide

Not a Good Time for Love.

Wanderlust and Wonderlands in The Lost City of Z

Things Get Real in James Gray’s Jungle Adventure

Things To Do Film: April 21-27

Cézanne et Moi, David Lynch: The Art Life, and the Portland EcoFilm Festival

Food and Drink »

The Missing Piece

Wares Brings Stability and Seriousness to the Zipper

Eat This!

Final Fantasy: Eating Like You’re in a Real-Life RPG

Amazing New Places to Get Seriously Good Sandwiches

Also, a Hot Dog Is Not a Sandwich

Joie de Vivre at Quaintrelle

Northwest Ingredients Shine on an Aggressively Seasonal Timeline

Cannabis »

Smoke Up... It's the Weed Issue!

Including Cleaning Your Bong, Minority-Owned Dispensaries, and Weed Fairies (They’re Real!)

It’s Time to Debunk the Bullshit Around 4/20’s Origins

How Exactly Did the Number 420 Get Associated with Weed?

Are Washington’s Edibles Stronger Than Oregon’s?

You’re Not Imagining It—They Are. Here’s Why.

It’s a Cannabis News Roundup!

Maryland Woes, Skinny Joints, and More Canna News

Fashion »

Portland’s Pretty

Hinds & Twin Peaks 

Sold Out

April Style Events: Design Week Portland, Marie Antoinette, and More

Portland’s Pretty

Back on the Flea Wagon

Shop... and Resist

In the Time of Trump, Local Stores Are Giving Back to the Community

Visual Art »

Load Up Your Minimalist Calendar with the Mercury’s Design Week Picks

From the Art of Politics to Marie Antoinette’s Petticoats, There’s Something For Everyone

Here is Dame Darcy, Your Comics Queen

The World is Catching Up with Her—Just in Time for The Meat Cake Bible

Comedy »

Seamus McGravy Grows Up

Jeremiah Coughlan's Patient Pursuit of Comedy Glory

Gout Jokes and Open-Carry Confusion with Kyle Kinane

There’s More to the Comedian Than Meets the Eye

Mommy Cobra

Catching Up with New Comedy Star (and Mother) Ali Wong

Fuck Politeness

My Favorite Murder Reclaims True Crime for Women

Books »

The Book of Joan: Oh, Dear

Lidia Yuknavitch’s Sci-Fi Novel Misses the Mark, and We All Go Flying into the Void

Comics Artists Jeff Lemire Goes Further North in Roughneck

It’s a Story About Canada and Hockey and Snow—and a Return to Form for the Essex County Author

Slow Your Roll, Iron Fist—We’re Talking Esoteric Comics With Ron Regé Jr.

Also Discussed: Wonder Woman’s Goddess Origins and the Holy Grail

Tender Table Honors Food and Family

Inside the New Pop-up Storytelling Series

Theater »

Black Sun Is About Worth & Beauty

The New Play Is for Our Black Sons and Daughters

Inside Stream PDX’s Mobile Recording Studio

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

Geek Out and Get Woke with These Essential Podcasts

From Whiskey Sour Feelings Hour to Pod Save America, Here’s What’s Keeping Us Sane

Profile Theatre’s New Season Is Already Great

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

Feature »

Smoke Up... It's the Weed Issue!

Including Cleaning Your Bong, Minority-Owned Dispensaries, and Weed Fairies (They’re Real!)

Fragile and White

What the Woman Who Invented the Term “White Fragility” Thinks About Trump