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Thank You for Not Breeding

Sure, the Voluntary Extinction Movement Doesn’t Want You to Have Babies—But There’s Much More to the Story

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The 25 Best Things to Do in Portland This Week: August 20-23

Fashion Fades to Light, Local Hip-Hop Bosses Up, and Slayer Reigns in... Sunlight?

The 13 Best Concerts to See in Portland This Week: August 15-21

From Jawbreaker’s Return to Sávila’s Release Show to Tender Loving Empire’s All Together Fest

The 11 Best Films to Catch in Portland Theaters This Week: Aug 17-23

Including Godzilla, The Final Girls, and (Checks Notes) ...Competitive Jigsaw Puzzle-Solving.

The 18 Funniest Things to Do in Portland: August 2018

Homecomings Galore, Podcasters and More, an Improv Fest, I, Anonymous' Best, All this and Michelle Wolf, Too!

The 13 Most Delicious Things to Do in Portland: August 2018

Crawdads, Hot Sauce, Radler Fests, Rosé All Day, and of course: BURGER WEEK!

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News »

Hall Monitor: Bureau Swap

Let’s Speculate About Mayor Wheeler’s Bureau Reassignments!

What Happens When Portland's Hub for Mental Health Care Unexpectedly Closes?

Unity Center's Pause on New Patients Sends Providers Scrambling

Music »

The Cult of Jawbreaker

The Beloved Pop-Punk Band Reunites After 20 Years

EP Review: Babehoven, Sleep

The Portland Band’s Lo-Fi Debut Shows Sky-High Potential

Sneaker Wave

The Latest in Portland Hip-Hop

Record Review: Pushy, Hard Wish

The Portland Band Plays Heavy Rock ’n’ Roll the Right Way

Film »

Disenchantment Review: Matt Groening Takes on George R.R. Martin

... With Promising, If Mixed, Results

Crazy Rich Asians Review: Romantic Comedy Gold

Light, Breezy (and Inclusive!) Escapism

The Miseducation of Cameron Post Review: A Tweener Indie, with Potential

Spoiler: “Gay-Conversion Therapy” Doesn’t Work

Marky Mark's Horrible Mile 22 Is Barely a Movie

It Is a Loathsome, Hateful Thing without a Single Redeeming Quality

Craft Beer Issue 2018 »

Rosenstadt Brewing Keeps Up Tradition, Untraditionally

And Now There's a Permanent Place to Drink Their Line of German-Style Beers

Little Beast’s Beer Garden Is a Feast for the Senses

The Farmhouse-Style Brewery Also Has a New Production Facility

Thirsty Monk Spreads the Gospel of Belgian Beer

Food Flights and Unique Brews in the Former Bazi Bierbrasserie Space

Beer Crawl: Sipping in Richmond

Southeast Hawthorne and Division

Food and Drink »

Dog Days, Happy Hours

The Hottest New Happy Hours for the Hottest Time of Day

Lay Your Chardonnay Fears to Rest

The Buttery Beast Can Be Fresh, Lean, and Delicious

If You’re Not Eating Crawfish, You’re Summering Wrong

Have a Blast at a Cajun-Style Boil

Super Deluxe is Portland’s Answer to In-N-Out

The Man Behind Little Big Burger Returns in a Bid for Burger Supremacy

Cannabis »

A New Report on Oregon Cannabis Gets a Failing Grade

The Report Was Prepared by City, State, and Federal Agencies

Fashion »

Fade to Light Returns with Its Biggest Lineup Yet

A Preview of the Semiannual Fashion Show

Hot August Nights

Casually Comfortable Summer Cuties

August Style Events

The Art Institute of Portland's Last Fashion Event, Fade to Light, and More

Visual Art »

The Silent, Shuttered Works of Cathy Wilkes

Pieces From Yale Union’s Current Show Will Be in Next Year’s Venice Biennale

Xander Marrow and Rocket Are Perfectly Paired for Germination

The Two-Person Photography Show Explores Intimate History and Artistic Development

S1’s Fourth-Anniversary Weekend

Portland's Partial Gallery, Partial Venue, All Synth Paradise

Comedy »

North Coast, White Women, and Big Bang (The Improv Group Not the Famous K-Pop Band)

All the Best Stuff and Even More Best Stuff at the Fifth Stumptown Improv Festival

Amy Miller On Her Third Year Curating Comedy for Pickathon

Pickathon’s NY/LA Comedy Lineup Adds a Portland Show for the Fans

Queer Comedy in Portland is Thriving and Hilarious

A Guide to Getting into Portland’s Queer Comedy Scene

Drench Your Comedy Chips with Nacho Gold

The Sketch Comedians from the 3rd Floor Return

Books »

Julie Whipple’s Crash Course Will Make You Never Want to Fly Again

The 1978 Portland Crash Changed Commercial Flight as We Knew It

The Secret Token Exposes the Mythology of the Roanoke Colony

Journalist Author Andrew Lawler Contextualizes One of America’s Favorite Mysteries

Author Q&A with Portland Literary Detective Paul Collins

His Tenth Book Blood and Ivy Investigates a Scandalous Harvard Murder

Theater »

How Jenna Bean Veatch Found Love in a Not-Creepy Place

The Not-Creepy Gatherings Grew from Veatch’s Performance Art and Interest in Human Connection

Patrick Buckmaster and Ann Pyne Are Throwing Portland’s Drag Parties

Kai Kais, Kikis and Getting Paid All Year Long

Ballet Is for Closers

Oregon Ballet Theatre’s Closer Removes Audience and Dancer Boundaries

Bundy Apologizin’

OPB’s Bundyville Serves Up Bundy Family Kool-Aid Shots

There’s a New Queer in Town »

You’re New, You Need Help. Help Is Here.

Portland Services for the LGBTQ+ Community

Chanti Darling's Light Disco for Dark Times

The Musician Discusses Being a Black Queer Artist in Portland

An Introvert’s Guide to Pride

Being Out and Proud—Without Going Outside

Summer In The City »

Our Favorite Patios for Getting a Sunburn While Day-Drinking

A (Wobbly) Step-by-Step Guide to Portland’s Patio Paradise

Here Are Forest Park’s Must-Hike Trails

There’s No Better Time to Enjoy Forest Park

Pressed for Time? Check Out These Portland “Fake-cations”!

From Oxbow Park to Enchanted Forest, Prepare to CHILL THE FUCK OUT

Feature »

Thank You for Not Breeding

Sure, the Voluntary Extinction Movement Doesn’t Want You to Have Babies—But There’s Much More to the Story

So You Are a Star? Okay.

Why Hasn’t the Portland Music Scene Embraced Its Original Hitmakers?

In the Arms of the Cuddler

An Excerpt from Courtenay Hameister’s Hilarious and Bittersweet New Book, Okay Fine Whatever

The Asylum Seeker

He Could Be Killed If He's Sent Back to Russia. So Why Won’t a Portland Judge Let Him Stay?