Print Edition for the week of
May. 11 - 17, 2016

Vol. 16, No. 52
Amandine Urruty


Without Permission, Advocates Just Built a New Homeless Camp for Victims of Sexual Assault

And It's One Portland Desperately Needs

There's Another Rate Hike on Businesses in Charlie Hales' Budget

And It'll Probably Mean Lots More Trash Cans for You

Hall Monitor: A Tax Switcheroo?

Charlie Hales' Biz Tax Hike Looks Dead. Will a Construction Tax Take Its Place?


Richmond Fontaine's Final Lap

With a Brilliant Final Album, Portland's Best Americana Band Calls It a Day

The Uncomfortable Beauty of Cate Le Bon's Crab Day

The Welsh Musician Exalts Absurdity on Her New Album

Karl Blau Gets a Little Bit Country

The Experimental Songwriter Makes His Foray into Accessibility on Introducing

Julianna Barwick's Wordless Religion

On Will, the Experimental Artist Builds a Gossamer House of Worship

Violent Femmes Revisit Old Times

The Band Resurrects Outsider Punk

The Song Isn't Over—Not for the Who, Not Quite Yet

The British Band Brings Their Amazing Journey to a Close

Up & Coming

This Week’s Music Previews

Movies & TV

The Meddler Will Annoy You. Then You'll Love It.

Especially if You Love Unlikeable Women!

Kelly Reichardt's Unearthed River of Grass

The Director's Little-Seen 1994 Debut Gets Re-Released

Being Charlie and the Reiner Family Overshare

This Movie Means a Lot to Rob Reiner! We Don't Need to See It.

Film Shorts

This Week: the Long Goodbye and East of Eden—and Ben Wheatley's High-Rise, Previously Available Only on Demand, Hits the Big Screen

Not Even George Clooney Grinding Can Save Money Monster

Jodie Foster's First Movie in Five Years Is Toothless and Pedantic


Cannabuzz: A Dip in the Arc Tank

What Last Week's Investor Pitch Forum Was Like

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Edibles Are Coming Your Way

Here's What You Need to Know About the New Rules for Edibles, Topicals, and Concentrates

Food and Drink

Is the New Chesa Worth the Early Accolades?

The Tapas Joint Has Been Getting a Lot of Buzz


Fonograf Editions' All-Vinyl Library

A New Record Label (for Writers) Debuts with Eileen Myles

Andi Zeisler Goes Beyond "Is it Feminist?"

We Were Feminists Once Asks Better Questions

Theater & Performance

Peter and the Starcatcher's Cross-Dressing Mermaids and Stardust

Portland Playhouse Takes on Peter Pan—with Less Flying and More Swashbuckling!


Shop Local or Shop Wrong

Our Favorite Local Shops in Portland That You Simply Must Try

Portland Dating Dispatch

Everything as Fuck

Steph Curry? Fuuuuuuck.


Letters to the Editor

"It's People Like You That Make Stupid People Vote for Trump."

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Mating Games

Lush Life

Spring Is in Session IPAs