Print Edition for the week of
Feb. 9 - 15, 2012

Vol. 12, No. 38
Ruel Pascual


When Is Segregation Legal?

State Sued By Advocacy Groups over Segregating Workers with Disabilities

Net Failure

Volunteers Sound Alarm over Flaws in Portland's Disaster Response Plan

Fight Between Friends

Q&A with Portland Planned Parenthood Prez David Greenberg

In Other News


The Young Ones

A PIFF That Looks Younger Than Ever

The Blueprint

So Some Stuff Happens in Safe House I Guess

Blood, Honey, and a Trojan Horse

Angelina Jolie Brings a Dog into the Bosnian War

Buster Keaton and Time-Traveling Hipsters

Making a Little Time for Oscar-Nominated Shorts

Bombad Three Dees!

Ooo! Da Phantom Menace! Deesa Besto Star Warsie!

Geek Out

3D Done Right

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It


Madame Butterfly

Portland Opera Takes on Puccini's Tale of Love and Betrayal

Tour Guide to Shakespeare

Portland Center Stage's Shakespeare's Amazing Cymbeline.



Pam Houston's Contents May Have Shifted Travels the World with Grace

24/7 Jihad

The Mirage Reverses the Roles in the War on Terror

A Month of Letters

Mary Robinette Kowal's Hand-Written Challenge


The Creepiest Love Songs of All Time

A Special Valentine's Day Playlist

Take Your Medicine

The Pharmacy's Rock and Roll Lifestyle

The Final Frontier

Vektor Is Light Years Ahead of the Fleet

Up & Coming

Highlights in Music the Week of February 9-15

Food and Drink

All Shook Up

Oven and Shaker's Italian Comfort Food



Tantalizing, Romantical Love Notes—Written by You! The Mercury Reader!

Things To Do