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The Politics of Shopping

Vote with Your Dollar to Make Small Businesses and Portland Great

Things To Do »

From Slacktivism to Activism

Resistance Events for the Week of March 29–April 4

Things to Do Music: March 29-April 4

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Things to Do Film: March 24-30

Spend Some Quality Time with Wonder Woman, Mad Max, and Hedwig

Things to Do Comedy: March 2017

Funny Things to Do All March Long

Things to Do Food: March 2017

How to Eat, Drink, and Be Merry for March

Recommended Events

News »

Some Landlords Are Abusing a State Fund for Poor Renters

A New Bill from Speaker Tina Kotek Could Help

Portland’s Newest City Council Members Are Considering An Old-School Budget Tactic

They Might Use Money from Their Bureaus to Pay Personal Aides

Hall Monitor: Paying It Forward

Ted Wheeler Wants to Borrow Millions to Repair Roads and Parks. That’s Good.

In Other News

Police Chief on Leave; Oregon Republicans Say Dumb Shit

Music »

Braveyoung’s Graceful Dread

The Portland Three-Piece’s Misery & Pride Is Consistently Somber

Black Violin Shatters Stereotypes

The Duo Strings Together Hip-Hop and Classical

Things to Do Music: March 29-April 4

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Film »

Suicide Squad

Exploring Death—and Beyond—with The Discovery

The Zookeeper’s Wife Is Fine, I Guess

But Not One Nazi Gets Punched

World War Blues

The Pain and Suffering of Frantz

Things To Do Film: March 31-April 6

Raw's Vegetarian Cannibal, 1984's Prescient Dystopia, and Stupid Chuck Norris

Cannabis »

Adventures in Canna Lobbying

Oregon Has Three Upcoming Bills That Are Worth Knowing About

It’s Never a Bad Idea to Be a Good Neighbor

With Cannabis, Try Not to Annoy Thy Neighbor

Tales from the Road: A Texas Weed Bust

How I Got Out of Trouble at the US Border Checkpoint at Sierra Blanca

Has Anybody Been Worse for Weed Than Jeff Sessions?

Believe It or Not, This Guy Was

Food and Drink »

A Town Deserving of Dumplings

Can XLB Provide Dumplings Worthy of Other West Coast Cities?

A Bumper Crop of Citrus IPAs

The Citrus Tsunami that's Sweeping the Craft Beer Industry

Taking the Leap with Tiffin Asha

From a Food Cart Space to a Destination Place

The Happiest Hours

Your Guide to More Than 75 of the City’s Best Happy Hours

Spring Arts »

The Shirley Jackson Project is Like a Collection of Ghost Stories

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

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

Fashion »

Portland’s Pretty

Portland’s POC Bring the POV

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Sarah Donofrio Brings the Imagination

Portland’s Pretty

Where Do the Kids Hang Out? (Also, Do They Have Any Coke?)

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News and Fashion Events for the Merry Month of March

Visual Art »

Marilyn Rondón at 1000 Percent

The Multimedia Artist’s Images Stick With You

Meet Painter Jeremy Okai Davis

His Portraits Celebrate the Messiness of Analog Work

Comedy »

Mommy Cobra

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

Palindrome Champ Mark Saltveit Gives Up His Crown (For Now)

Portland’s King of the Word Nerds Will Be Back This Spring

Fuck Politeness

My Favorite Murder Reclaims True Crime for Women

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

Books »

Cork Dork Instructs and Delights

Bianca Bosker Takes the Snobbery Out of Wine Writing

John Scalzi Ventures Into The Collapsing Empire

Politics! Intrigue! Sex! In Space!

At Last, A Feminist Manifesto for Brocialists

Or, I Read Jessa Crispin’s New Book and I Have Regrets

Morgan Parker Writes About Beyoncé and the World Beyoncé Lives in

There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé is About More Than the Poetics of Pop Culture

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 »

The Politics of Shopping

Vote with Your Dollar to Make Small Businesses and Portland Great

Shop... and Resist

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

Portland’s Pretty

Portland’s POC Bring the POV

The Woke Wedding

Not Enough Local Wedding Professionals Cater to People of Color—So I Made it My Mission to Find Those That Do