Print Edition for the week of
Aug. 31 - Sep. 6, 2016

Vol. 17, No. 16
Juliana Huxtable


A Black Teen Was Run Down in Gresham

His Killer Is in a Notorious Oregon White Supremacist Prison Gang

Portland’s Homeless Shelters Might Soon Be Larger Than Ever Before

Under New Proposed Rules, They Could Also Be Closer Together

Hall Monitor: New Sheriff, Old Outlook

Does Mike Reese’s Stance on Camping Seem Familiar? It Should.


Things to Do Music

Noteworthy Shows for the Week of Aug 31-Sept 6

Sneaker Wave

The Latest in Portland Hip-Hop

Father John Misty Is the King of Trolls

Josh Tillman’s Alter-Ego’s Tangled Rhetoric

The Boom-Baptism of Anderson .Paak

On Malibu, the SoCal Musician Carries the Torch

Record Review: Seance Crasher, Basement Behavior

Movies & TV

Things To Do Film

This Week: Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, The People vs. Fritz Bauer, and Rambo! No—Wait, Sorry. That Should Say... Rambu?

Complete Unknown: A Disordered Film About Multiple Personalities

Rachel Weisz and Michael Shannon Try Their Best, But This One’s a Dud

The Light Between Oceans (and One Really Bad Idea)

When Bad Ideas Happen to Good People


Forget This Fact at Your Peril.

A Thing of Wonder and Revulsion: John Waters’ Multiple Maniacs

John Waters’ Long Lost Classic Is Simply Divine.

Kicking Cancer’s Ass with Miss Sharon Jones!

Make Room in Your Callous Heart for Another Feel-Good Documentary!

Food and Drink

Portland’s Original Cart Pod

Revisiting Portland’s OG Food Carts at Saturday Market


Cannabuzz: Dude, Where’s My License?

The OLCC Is Dragging Its Feet on Recreational Licenses, and the Clock Is Ticking

Fall Arts 2016

Fall Arts & Culture Guide

It’s Peak Art Season in Portland. Here’s Your Game Plan.

Two Words from Caitlin Weierhauser, Nariko Ott, and Matt Monroe: You’re Welcome!

Their New Comedy Showcase Doesn’t Need Your Thanks

PICA Puts Down Roots

At This Year’s Time-Based Art Festival, the Stakes Are Higher

August Wilson, Guns, and Fractured Fairy Tales

Here Are the Mercury’s Fall Theater Picks!

Martha Grover’s Messy Lives

The End of My Career Author Is the Voice of Portland Right Now

Big Big Wednesday Is “A Beautiful Object”

The Local Literary Journal Looks to the Future

Wordstock’s Challenge: Too Many Readers

2,500 People Were Expected at Last Year’s Festival. 8,500 Showed Up. Here’s How the Organizers Plan to Meet the Demand This Time Around.

Your Guide to the Symphonic Season

There’s a Lot More Than Pokémon in the Oregon Symphony’s 2016/17 Concerts

I, Anonymous

Sold Out

A Look Back at Fade to Light

Highlights from August’s Installment of the Ongoing Local Fashion Event

New Column!

Frank Cassano’s Imbecile Parade

This Week’s Question: What Are Your Labor Day Plans?


Letters to the Editor

“I Enjoyed Your Article—Kind of. Goodbye.”

I, Anonymous Blog

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Client Tell

Last Supper

Poke Mon Joins the Portland Poke Craze

We’re Behind the Curve, but Better Late Than Never