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Resistance Events for the Week of July 26-August 1

Things To Do Film: July 28-August 3

This Week: Girls Trip, Red Rock West, and the Fucking Emoji Movie

Things to Do Music: July 26-August 1

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Things to Do Comedy: July 2017

Funny Things to Do All Month Long

Things to Do Food: July 2017

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

Recommended Events

News »

Multnomah County’s Crowded Jails Mean Early Inmate Releases

The County’s Jail Capacity is at its Lowest in Decades

Oregon’s Mental Hospital is Being Flooded with Criminal Defendants

It’s Incredibly Expensive, and Critics Say It’s Making Things Worse

A National Right-Wing Group Wants to Keep Big Money in County Elections

Surprise! It’s Backed by the Koch Brothers

Hall Monitor: The Secret, Zombie 48-Hour Rule Lives!

Why Didn’t Ted Wheeler Think to Mention that a Despised Practice Had Returned?

Music »

Blossom Is Portland’s Superwoman

Tease Is the Singer’s Sparkling Debut with Hot16

Play Me: Neil Diamond’s Best Albums

Scour the Dollar Bins for These Gems, Which Are Overdue for Critical Reappraisal

Sneaker Wave

The Latest in Portland Hip-Hop

Things to Do Music: July 26-August 1

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Film »

In City of Ghosts, Syrian Journalists Fight ISIS with Words

The Tragedies—and Triumphs—of Raqqa’s Citizen Journalists

Atomic Blonde Is Cooler Than You and Your Crusty Old Dude Spies

Spies on Spies on Spies

With Endless Poetry, Alejandro Jodorowsky Paints a Self Portrait

And It’s a Visual Stunner.

Lady Macbeth: Oh Great, It’s Ted Bundy in a Hoopskirt

Where’s the Real Lady Macbeth When You Need Her?

Food and Drink »

Döner Kebab Forever

Spitz Specializes in the Turkish Granddaddy of Street Food

Rosé Your Way

Frozé, Brosé or Mixed With Sprite: Drink Your Summer Water However You Want

There’s a Lot of Thai to Be Thankful For

Farmhouse Thai, Paadee’s Issan Nights, and Pok Pok NW

Storytelling, Now with Ice Cream

Jared Goodman’s Morgan St. Theater Brings the Two Together

Cannabis »

It’s a Cannabuzz Reader Mailbag Edition!

In Which Our Pot Expert A’s Your Q’s, Again

Big Banks Are Still Scared of Pot

A New Player Is Offering Bank Accounts to Oregon Canna-Businesses

We Need to Talk About Cannabis and White Privilege

More Than a Year After Philando Castile, the Problem Is Not Going Away

What Are the Risks in Investing in a Pot Startup?

Federal Law May Not Be Your Biggest Hurdle

Fashion »

Portland’s Pretty

Heavy Hitters at the New Know 

Sold Out

Spring/Summer 2017 Lookbooks

Portland's Pretty

Inside the Suitcase Laundry Photo Shoot

Visual Art »

At Elizabeth Leach Gallery, No More Boring Art

John Baldessari’s Picaresque Conceptual Work Comes to Portland

Fischli and Weiss Meets Clarissa Explains It All

Please Enjoy Killjoy Collective’s Cheeky Resistance

Comedy »

In Which Portland Finally Gets its Own Sketch Comedy Fest

Prepare Yourself for the First Annual Portland Sketch Comedy Festival!

Scorpiono Rising

Portland’s Very Own Broad City

Andie Main’s Comedy Church

Revolution Comedy is a Force for Good in an Uncertain World

Things to Do Comedy: July 2017

Funny Things to Do All Month Long

Books »

Tongues’ New God Flow

Portland’s Anders Nilsen Debuts a New Comic, With Greek Drama, God Drama, and Strange Wars

Meet Me in the Bathroom and New York’s Last Gasp of Cool

Lizzy Goodman’s Oral History Falls Prey to the Format’s Shortcomings

Nicole Georges’ Dog Star

Fetch Is For Anyone Who’s Ever Really Loved A Dog

Into The Dark Dark

The Extraordinary and the Familiar Intertwine in Samantha Hunt’s Debut Story Collection

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

Dancing On My Own

How Political Anxiety Turned Me into a Late-Onset Ballerina

Feature »

Muay Thai Saved My Life

I Was Deep Inside an Existential Clusterfuck—Until Thai Boxing Rewired My Brain

Through the Eyes of a Tourist

How Teaching Tourists About Portland Taught Me a Lot About Portland

The Brunch Issue

Finding the Perfect Brunch for YOU!


To Catch an International Carnivorous Plant Smuggler, Sometimes You Have to Go Undercover