Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 7 - 13, 2016

Vol. 17, No. 30
Chris Bigalke


Advocates Are Making Their Strongest Pitch Yet for New Homeless Villages

The City’s Top Architects Are on Board. Will It Matter?

Higher Scrutiny Leads to Lower Morale For Local Cops

A New Survey Details a Disconnect Between the Police Bureau and Reform Efforts

Hall Monitor—In Under the Wire

Facing Serious Time Constraints, This City Council Faces Its Most Hectic Week Ever

In Other News

2016’s First Fatal Police Shooting. Reading Frenzy Is Closing.


Mijo's Magnetic and Mutated House Music

The Mexico City Producer Speaks to Third World Experiences Through Techno

My Body’s Fragmented Identities

The Portland Duo’s Forthcoming EP, Seven Wives, Is Classical Pop

The Pylon Reenactment Society Revives the Past

The Athens, Georgia Group Builds on Pylon’s Enduring Legacy

Things to Do Music

Noteworthy Shows for the Week of December 7-13

Movies & TV

You’ve Been to Worse Parties Than This

Office Christmas Party Is a Surprisingly Fun Time

Ages of Aquarius

Where the Past Clashes with the Present

The Deceptive Simplicity of Torrey Pines

Seattle Filmmaker Clyde Petersen on His Coming-of-Age Tale

Things To Do Film

This Week: Jet Li, Christmas Vacation, and Spartacus and Sleeping Beauty in 70mm!


Coalition Brewing’s CBD-Infused Beer

Beer and Cannabis Go Great Together. Who Knew?

Will Trump Kill Legal Weed?

The New Administration Sucks, But There Are Profits to Consider

Food and Drink

Eat This!

Hot Shit for the Chilehead on Your Holiday Shopping List


Justin Hocking Goes Underground

In Reclamation, the Portland Writer Explores the Subterranean

Theater & Performance

A Cure for Holiday Theater Season

Scroogey, Cheer Up! With Strippers, Christmas Elves, and the Case for Ballet


Justice Delayed

Oregon is Finally Processing Its Rape Kit Backlog, But That’s Just the Beginning for Changing the Way We Handle Sexual Assault Cases

Last Supper

Afuri’s High Concept, High Dollar Izakaya

Swank, Ambitious Japanese Outpost Is A New Chapter In Portland Dining

I, Anonymous

Sold Out

Portland’s Pretty

Seattle’s Pretty, Too!


Letters to the Editor

The Breeders Strike Back

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love


I’m Just Visiting

Just Visiting

A Brief History of Logan Lynn