Print Edition for the week of
May. 11 - 17, 2006

Vol. 6, No. 50
Holly Andres


Shock and Awe

Meet the Portland Shockwave, PDX's All-Female Full-Contact Football Team

The Fight for Housing

City Council Steps Into the Fray

Conflicting Interests?

Questions Raised Over BRO Endorsement

Hall Monitor

Christmas in May

Voter Cheat Sheet 2006

Crashing the Campaigns

The Mercury's Guide to Election Night

In Other News

Lofty Proposal

Mississippi Condos Get Neighbors' Nod

Elections for Sale!

Palm Greasing and Glad-Handing on the Campaign Trail

Visual Art


This Week on Television

Film Shorts

Glub! Glub! Glub!

Poseidon: It's No David Blaine!

I'm Staying Home

Kurt Russell is Radical 101

Yeah, Artists are Dorks

Art School Confidential Barely Passes

Desperate Man Blues

Daniel Johnston Plays Cards with the Devil





Up & Coming

Once More with Feeling

Planes Mistaken for Stars

Live Music and DJ Listings

It's Who You Know

Local Music News, Abridged

Bike into the F-ing Sunset

PDX's Show Me the Pink Rides East

Cast Out the Fakers!

Rose Melberg's Mitten-Cozy Sincerity

Food and Drink

“Beloved and Adorable”

Redwing is Worth the Wait

Food Events