Print Edition for the week of
Apr. 13 - 19, 2016

Vol. 16, No. 48
Jordan Speer


Suspected Gang Shootings Are on the Rise Again

Here's What Cops Say They're Doing About It

Portland's Finally Going to Talk to Disadvantaged Folks About Their Filthy River

But It'll Have to Do It Quickly

In Other News

City Club Hearts Rent Control? Cops and Watchdogs Heart Each Other!

Hall Monitor: New Team, Same Problems

Will Portland's New Homelessness Office Leave Out Our Latest Efforts?


Paul McCartney's Silly Love Songs

Beatle Paul Always Knew Exactly What We Wanted from Him

Frankie Cosmos' Hindsight is 20/20

Her Next Thing Blurs Past and Present

Laura Gibson's New Frontiers

Empire Builder Measures the Distance Between Love, Loss, and Loneliness

Lush's Unfinished Business

The Band Reunites After 20 Years Apart

Up & Coming

This Week’s Music Previews

Mount Moriah's Southern Gothic

The North Carolina Band's Old-Time Musical Religion

Soul'd Out Festival Previews

All-Ages Action!

This Week in All-Ages Music

Movies & TV

The Invitation to a Maddening Dinner Party

Enough with the Chitchat Already!

Criminal: Like Face/Off, But Worse!

Finally, a Movie in Which Ryan Reynolds and Kevin Costner Swap Bodies

Barbershop: The Next Cut on Racism, Feuds, and Haircuts

And Also Nicki Minaj's Leggings

Film Shorts

This Week: The Adderall Diaries, I Am Thalente, and the Rampaging, Murderous Brundlefly

The Jungle Book: Now with More Baby Animals!

Do You Need More Baby Animals in Your Life? Disney's Got You Covered.


Cannabuzz: The Week in Cannabis

Roundup™ Is Bad. But This Pot News Roundup Is Good!

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Oregon's Pot Tax Revenue Is Looking Good

January's Numbers Show the State May Have Hit a Sweet Spot

Food and Drink

Pizza Week: Everything You Need to Know About the Greatest Week of Your Life

How to Pizza Week, in Five Easy Steps.

Marukin's Miraculous Noodle Machine

Sides Aside, the Ramen Shop's Got You Covered

Pizza Week: The Checklist

Embrace Pizza Week. Embrace Your Destiny.


Beautiful Sentences Can't Save Agnostic

Northwest Writer Lesley Hazleton's Latest Suffers From Moral and Logical Flaws

Theater & Performance

Playwright Tanya Barfield Lets the Ghosts In

The Deceptive Simplicity of The Blue Door

Welcome to the Doll's House

Shaking the Tree revives Henrik Ibsen.

The Design Issue 2016

The Design Issue

Design Week Is Back. Here's Your Game Plan.

How to Design Week

An Illustrated Introduction to Design Week Portland

Portland(s) of Tomorrow in Futurelandia

What Will the City Look Like in 50, 100, 200 Years?

Equity and Aesthetics Should Mix

Historian Reiko Hillyer Talks Density, Affordable Housing, and Equal Access to Public Space

Kevin Cavenaugh's Art of Risk

The Guerrilla Development Owner on Bringing Thoughtfulness, Creativity, and Risk into Portland Development

Design Week Portland: A User's Guide

Our Picks for Every Day of the Festival

Feeling the Overview Effect

Composer Tylor Neist Replicates an Astronaut's Return to Earth

The Central Eastside's Vanishing Borders

Diving into the Future of One of Portland's Most Rapidly Changing Areas

AKQA + New Avenues for Youth = A Very Different Pigeon

At-Risk Youth Partner with Digital Design Firm to Create New Fashion Brand

Crystal Beasley's Data-Driven Antidote to Fast Fashion

Her Portland-Based Company Is Finally Making a Goddamn Pair of Pants That Fits

Local Champion Cartoonists on Best Practices in Beer Bottle Design

Plus, How to Design a Brewery!

A Master Class in Wedding Calligraphy and Hand-Lettered Logos

Precious Bugarin and Bryn Chernoff Will Help You Make Your Own Font!

Essential Real Talk for Creative Freelancers

The Overshare: PDX Podcast Covers the Design Life—No Unicorns or Butterflies Allowed

Chelsea Peil's Ways of Looking at a Leaf

The Design Consultant on Visualizing the Shift Toward a Waste-Free Economy

Portland Dating Dispatch

The Writing's on the Wall

Free as a Bird Now...

It's a Hard Knock Life

A Gentle Reminder

Don't Get Rad on Me

The Uninvited

My Agency Called

Downshift Date


That Was Ten Years Ago Last Week...

Port Wine is a Trick

Deafening Applause

Everything as Fuck

The Playoffs!!

Sold Out

One Day at a Time

New Column!

The HUMP! Tour Returns to Portland—DON'T MISS YOUR LAST CHANCE!

HUMP! 2015 returns to Portland for one weekend only!


Letters to the Editor

"This Crisis Is a Man-Made Disaster."

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love


Lush Life