Print Edition for the week of
Mar. 23 - 29, 2016

Vol. 16, No. 45
David Emmite


Portland's New Plan to Help Homeless People Leave Town Comes with Questions

Like: Will We Really Track People's Fingerprints?

Hall Monitor: Remember, Portland, Your River's Also Filthy

And We're About to Learn How Much Cleanup Will Cost

In Other News...

A Dock Decision Approaches! And The Gas Tax Has Powerful Friends!


Joanna Newsom Says Stand Brave, Life-Liver

The Harpist and Singer Tells Fairytales About Reality

Nap Eyes Is Equal Parts Caveman and Shakespeare

The Nova Scotia Band's Volumes and Velocities

Steve Hackett, Eternal Acolyte

The Former Genesis Guitarist Embraces Past and Present

Pinegrove's Rootsy Guitar-Emo

If Emo and Country Walked into a Bar, Pinegrove Would Walk Out

All-Ages Action!

Review: Dreamdecay, F.R.A.N.K.

Up & Coming

This Week's Music Previews

Movies & TV

Eye in the Sky and the Ethics of Drones

Helen Mirren, Alan Rickman, and the Morality of Modern Warfare

Batman v Superman Doesn't Have Enough Wonder Woman

Behold, the Most Expensive Schoolyard Shoving Match of All Time!

We Have Questions for Guy Maddin!

But Not Any Answers about The Saddest Music in the World

Eating Across Los Angeles in City of Gold

LA Haters to the Left

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2: Because Money!

Of Cash-Grab Sequels and Bossy Bitches

Film Shorts

This Week: Gattaca! Scott Pilgrim! And Cecil B. DeMille's Fantasy Classic The King of Kings!



"Weed Wrangler," My Dream Job

Ask a Pot Lawyer

Canna Businesses Can't Get Bank Loans, and That's Okay

Food and Drink

The Charitable ChkChk Needs Work

But Their Heart Is in the Right Place

Visual Art

The Hyperrealism of William Eggleston

PAM's Photography Curator on Blood-Red Ceilings and the Rise of Color Photography


Barry Gifford Is Wild at Art

Of Famous Writers and Star-Crossed Lovers

Monica Drake's Portrait of a Rapidly Changing Portland

The Folly of Loving Life in a Subdivided City

Theater & Performance

The Lady Aoi's Ghost of a Libido

Imago Theatre Casts Stylized Shadows on Yukio Mishima's Psychosexual Classic


Portland's Comedy Exodus

Local Stand-Ups Are Increasingly Decamping for New York and LA. What Does That Mean for the Future of Portland Comedy?

Farewell, Portland Comedy Class of 2016!

What It Looks Like When Local Stand-Ups Say Their Goodbyes

I, Anonymous

Everything as Fuck


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Letters to the Editor

"Voting Your Conscience Is Healthy for You and Your Country. Try It."

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Fixations, Oral and Otherwise