Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 14 - 20, 2016

Vol. 17, No. 31
Josh Keyes


Multnomah County Was Supposed to Decrease Jail Spending

But It’s Pumping Half a Million Dollars into Keeping Prisoners Locked Up

The City Knows How to Curb Deaths on Outer Division

So Why Hasn’t It?

Hall Monitor—A Dull Blade?

The City’s About to Require Affordable Units. It Might Not Pay Off for Years.


Red Fang Dig Deep into Their Emotional Roots

On Only Ghosts, the Portland Metal Heroes Deal with Anger Issues

The Year the Music Died

Looking Back on Some of the Late Greats of 2016, Song by Song

Things to Do Music

Noteworthy Shows for the Week of December 14-20

Movies & TV

Collateral Beauty Demands the Sacrifice of Your Human Tears

Dead Cancer Kids, Gaslighting, and Other Holiday Traditions

Things To Do Film

Star Wars! Star Wars! Star Wars! (Also: Some Movies That Aren't Star Wars)

Jackie and the Illusion of Truth

The Magic of Camelot Never Existed.

Rage Against the Machine

The Old Hope of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

La La Land Is Beautiful and Good

Just Like Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone!


A Bad Year of Good Books

2016 Was a Nightmare. Here Are the Books We Escaped Into.


The Original Portland Challenger

The Life of William A. Hilliard, Portland’s Pioneering Black Newspaperman

Ask a Pot Lawyer

Can Obama Change Weed Law Before Leaving Office?

Unfortunately, a Hail Mary Is Unlikely

Lush Life

Put Some Sherry in Your Life

Nate Tilden's New Spanish-Inspired Venture is Bar Casa Vale

Drink This

Last Supper

Aim for Monday Nights at Deadshot

Holdfast’s Once-A-Week Bar Night Is Your Reason to Start the Week


Holiday Gifts for Stoners!

Get Something Special for the Pothead in Your Life

Sold Out

The Last Style Events of 2016!


Letters to the Editor

“Make Better Choices, Because Your Choices Matter.”

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Slouching Toward 2017

The Party Review