Print Edition for the week of
Jul. 27 - Aug. 2, 2016

Vol. 17, No. 11
Cover photo by Lilli Waters |


As Portland’s Largest-Ever Homeless Sweep Looms, Advocates Plot Resistance

They’re Setting Up a “Refugee Camp” and Offering to Help People Stay Put

“Practice Peace but Prepare for War”

The Head of Portland’s Black Riders Liberation Party on His Group, the Police, and His Mission

Hall Monitor: Homer Williams’ Wish List

Once Again, a Prominent Developer Is Swaying the Homelessness Discussion


Blesst Chest’s Prog ’n’ Roll Party

The Portland Band’s Mutant Rock Defies Labels

Sneaker Wave

The Latest in Portland Hip-Hop

Record Review: Marisa Anderson, Into the Light

BJ the Chicago Kid Is a New Star with an Old Soul

His Motown Debut Is Timeless R&B

Record Review: Cool American, You Can Win a Few

Things to Do Music

Noteworthy Shows for July 27-August 2

Movies & TV

Woody Allen’s Café Society Is a Pancake of a Movie

It’s an Okay Pancake.

Being Empowered (Sort Of) (Not Really) with Bad Moms

Alas, Some Problems Can’t Be Solved with Binge Drinking

Jason Bourne: Punching and Chasing, Part Five

Matt Damon's Bourne Again! (Sorry)

Things to Do Film

This Week: Nerve, The Innocents, the 35th Anniversary of Raiders of the Lost Ark, and More


Cannabuzz Cocabuzz: The Week in Cocaine! Yeah!

What If a Different Ballot Measure Had Legalized Cocaine?

Ask a Pot Lawyer: CBD Pet Treats Are a Thing?

Yep, They Are.

Food and Drink

Be Cool, Ramen, Be Cool

Everyone’s Favorite Winter Soup Gets a Summer Makeover

Bowled Over

Eating Around the World with Portland’s Best Bowls

Visual Art

Bruce Nauman’s Humor and Meaning

Language Body: An Evocative Glimpse into the Artist’s Expansive Career


The Warm and Welcoming Comedy of Ron Funches

The Former Portlander Stops by on His Way to the Top

Theater & Performance

The Italian Girl in Algiers: Giving New Life to a 200-Plus-Year-Old Opera

New Twists on Old Stories in Portland Opera’s Season Finale


Wrestling with the Republican Convention

Outside the Arena, the Heart of Cleveland Beats On

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love


I, Anonymous

Everything as Fuck

Sold Out

Portland’s Pretty

Checking Out Skate Style at Wieden + Kennedy

One Day at a Time


Letters to the Editor

“Do What You Do Best—Advising People on How to Pee on Each Other.”