Print Edition for the week of
Aug. 17 - 23, 2016

Vol. 17, No. 14
Parker Day


A San Francisco Investment Firm Is Snatching Up Old Town Real Estate

It’s Already Bouncing the Boiler Room, and Others Are Worried

Short-Staffed Cops Are Being Forced to Trim Specialty Units to Adequately Patrol the City

Here’s Where the Cuts Might Be Coming From

Hall Monitor: Unlikely Allies at Terminal 1

A Proposed Homeless Shelter in Northwest Portland Is Making for Strange Bedfellows


Turtlenecked Puts Paranoia in Context

The Portland Band’s Pure Plush Bone Cage Is Clean and Chaotic

Record Review: Coco Columbia, When the Birds Begin to Walk

Sam Coomes’ Cubist Pop Freakout

The Portland Musician’s First Solo Record Goes Black and White

Record Review: Federale, All the Colours of the Dark

All-Ages Action!

This Week in All-Ages Music

Things to Do Music

Noteworthy Shows For the Week of August 17-23

Movies & TV

Lo and Behold: The Internet of Herzog

Histories, Prophecies, and Reveries of the Connected World

Hubris, Cocaine, and the Bad Boys of War Dogs

Watch Jonah Hill Get Punched in the Face!

The General Still Delights, 90 Years Later

Hollywood Theatre Celebrates the Film’s Birthday with Live Score

Kubo and the Two Strings Is as Good as It Looks

Laika’s Newest Is Sooooo Pretty

Pain and Motherhood in Viktoria

Post-Soviet, Postnatal

Things to Do Film

This Week: Grindhouse Eastwood, Clashing Titans, and Penelope Spheeris' Punk Rock Summer Bummer

The New Ben-Hur: Same Chariot Race, Way More Jesus!

Remake Tightens Things Up, to Little Avail


Cannabuzz: Weed Reads

What to Read Before—and After—You Get High

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Weed Fraud at a Portland Dispensary

Of Pot, Felons, and Duped Canadians

Food and Drink

Missing Burger Week? Try Six Days of Beef Ribs!

You Can Get Big, Beefy Ribs, But You’ve Gotta Know When to Go 


Curtis Cook Takes His Sharp, Smart Comedy to LA

It’s a Major Loss for Portland Stand-Up. But Maybe He’ll Get a Sandwich Named After Him?


On the Road to Nowhere in Utopia Drive

Erik Reece’s Book Shows What Utopian Societies (Past and Present) Can Teach Us About Reality

Theater & Performance

Crazy Exes in Annapurna

At Third Rail Rep, a Frustratingly Incomplete Look at Codependency

On the Cover

Meet Buddy and Friday Hangs

The Weird and Wonderful Magic Society Move to Portland


Pro Wrestling for the People

A Look Inside Portland’s Underground Pro Wrestling Scene


Study Group Takes Comics Seriously

The Local Magazine Applies a Critical Lens to the Art Form

I, Anonymous

Everything as Fuck

Sold Out

Sold Out: Style Events for August and September

Native Fashion Now and Much More!

One Day at a Time

Are YOU a Candy Ass?


Letters to the Editor

“The Best Sparkling Water Is Kroger Brand Club Soda.”

I, Anonymous Blog

Shut the Hell Up, Neighbors

Fingering the Coconut

I Have a Voice

My Hate for Portland Hypocrites

I Would

Black Is the Old Black

To the Gun Guy Racist Pig

No More Family E-mails

Fuck You, Breeder

White & Loving It!

How Human Are You?


Über Nightmare


Craig's List - Update Your Listings!

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

All I Ever Wanted

Lush Life

Portland’s Nanobreweries Are Thinking Small—and Big

Can Garage Brewers Make It in the Big Time?