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The 24 Best Things to Do in Portland This Week: Jul 16-19

A Whole Buncha Quality Comedy, A Birthday for Biketown, and a Chance to Drink Wine with Agent Cooper!

The 23 Best Films To Watch This Week: July 13-19

The Dark Crystal and Indiana Jones in 70mm, Shane Carruth's Primer, and a Robot Film Festival

The 17 Best Ways To Enjoy the Arts in Portland: July 11-17

Get your Gayface On, Taste some Fragmented Fruits, and Do Your Part in the D.I.Y. Resistance!

The 12 Best Ways to Make a Difference in Portland This Week: July 11-17

A Free Presentation on Understanding Suicide, the First Annual Muslim Cultural Festival, and #OccupyICEPDX Day of Action

The 13 Funniest Things to Do In Portland This Month: July 2018

Celebrate Sketch Comedy, Stay Fruit Forward, and Get Some Summer Love with Lez Stand Up

The 12 Most Delicious Things to Do in Portland This Month: July 2018

We Got Tea Fests, Beer Fests, Vegan Fests, Kriek Fests, and Yes... PICKLE FESTS, Too!

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News »

Oregon’s Weak Hate Crime Laws Have Left Victims Disillusioned

"The process is inherently unsatisfying."

How Will PSU Respond to Its First Campus Police Shooting?

The Death of Jason Washington Revives a Fight Against Armed Campus Police

Music »

The Pillows Aim to Please

Japan’s Pop-Rock Legends Tour America to Coincide with FLCL’s New Season

Record Review: LWW, 3PE

Luke Wyland Debuts His New Project with a Collection of Improvisations

Buffalo Springfield, Again and Again

Neil Young and Stephen Stills’ First Band Gets Reissued in Mono and Stereo

Film »

Three Identical Strangers Is Heartwarming, Then Haunting

Tim Wardle’s Compulsively Watchable Documentary Goes to Dark Places

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 »

The All Day Food Cart

Bloodbuzz and Breadbox Cement Prost! Marketplace's Spot on the Map

Drink Up! It's the Portland Mercury's Craft Beer Guide

Our Favorite New Places to Drink, Neighborhood Beer Crawls, and More

A Definitive Guide to Portland’s Top Five Fresh Rolls

Found: a Handful of Near-Perfect Salad Rolls that Aren't too healthy.

Palomar: Now with Food That Lives Up to the Cocktails

You Can Lead a Mule to Ginger Beer

Cannabis »

California Cannabis in Crisis

The Golden State’s Rollout for Legal Weed Has Already Hit Big Problems

Can Cannabis Be Used to Treat Depression?

There Are a Lot of Variables, but Here’s What We Know

Fashion »

Ice Ice Baby: Therapy at Negative 184 Degrees

Wherein I Freeze My Butt Off in the Name of Wellness... and LIKE it.

Party Wave PDX Was Wavy

Summer Lookbooks Are Comin’ in Hot

These Lookbooks Don’t Disappoint

Visual Art »

Art Review: Consu Tolosa at Guardino Gallery

Pleasures + Perils Continues Tolosa’s Shift Toward Abstract Painting

S1’s Fourth-Anniversary Weekend

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

Local Students Reinterpret MoMA Works in Marvels.

Forging Artwork as a Way of Taking Ownership of the Portland Art Museum

GeekCraft Expo PDX: For Kinder, Gentler Nerds

The Triumphant Return of Portland’s Most Accessible Geek Gathering

Comedy »

Year Two of Portland’s Sketch Comedy Fest Brings It—Internationally, Nationally, and Locally

Don’t Miss Brunch, the Aces, Nacho Gold, and Patsy

Interview: Yedoye Travis Headlines Minority Retort

Talking Problematic Favs, Hard to Pronounce Names, and Seeing Your Future Self on Stage with Yedoye Travis

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 »

The Floor Pooping in My Year of Rest and Relaxation Feels Completely Normal

Interview: Ottessa Moshfegh on Her New Novel’s Deadpan Spin-Out

Our Picks for Tin House’s Free Summer Reading Series

Listen to These Authors Read in an Outdoor Amphitheater at Magic Hour

Geneviève Castrée’s Last Book is a Baby Book for Her Daughter

Despite Its Tragic Circumstances, in A Bubble All Is Well

Rita Bullwinkel’s Belly Up Is Like an Endless Jungle

The Latest, Impressive Short Story Collection from A Strange Object

Theater »

Portland Playhouse Extends Its Run of August Wilson’s Fences

The Play About Father/Son Dynamics Is Not to Be Missed

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

Kai Kais, Kikis and Getting Paid All Year Long

Siobhan O’Loughlin’s “Literally Immersive” Broken Bone Bathtub

O’Loughlin’s One-Woman Show Takes Place In the Tub of a Stranger

Sex, Marriage, Porn, Dildos

Alice Birch’s Hilarious Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.

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 »

Cheap Lunches!

Sixty Places to Get Inexpensive Noontime Eats

The Disappearing Food Cart

Cheap Lunches are a Portland Food Cart Staple, But Is Rampant Development Signaling the Death of the Pod?

Raising the Salad Bar

Searching for a Reasonably Priced Salad Should Not Be This Hard

Who Makes Portland’s Best Pizza by the Slice?

The ultimate list meant to surely infuriate anyone who reads it.