Print Edition for the week of
Feb. 8 - 14, 2017

Vol. 17, No. 39
Jade Schulz


Intimidation is Running Rampant in Trump-Era Portland

A Proposed New Program Would Help Communities Push Back

Lead Has Been Spouting from Drinking Fountains in Some City Parks

Officials Can’t Say for How Long, Or Why

Hall Monitor: A Fight We’ve Been Waiting For

Portland’s Finally Ready to Fight for Renter Protections in Court. Good.


Ace Frehley Soldiers on

The Former KISS Guitarist Reminisces about His Four-Decade Rocket Ride

Fred Thomas’ Changer Follows Tangents

The Songwriter/Producer’s Latest Centers on Immersive Synth Instrumentals

Sneaker Wave

Record Review: The Last Artful, Dodgr & Neill Von Tally, Bone Music

Things to Do Music: February 8-14

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Resistance & Solidarity

From Slacktivism to Activism

Resistance Events for the Week of February 8–14

Movies & TV

Things to Do Film: February 10-16

This Week: A Sopping Wet Ryan Gosling, the Wachowskis' Bound, and More

Pam Grier—and a Whole Lot More—at the Portland Black Film Festival

We Talk to Curator David F. Walker About the Fest’s Must-Sees

Life Lessons and Lego Batman

Everything Is Still Awesome (Mostly)

PIFF Notes

A Guide to the Portland International Film Festival’s 40th Year

Santa Clarita Diet: Netflix’s Cannibal Sitcom Needs More Bite

Family First.


A Careful and Critical Analysis of John Wick: Chapter 2

You Deserve Better Than Fifty Shades Darker

We All Do.

Food and Drink

Eat This!

Eat Your Feelings


CBD Isn’t Federally Legal... or Is It?

The Beneficial Cannabis Compound’s Current Legal Status Is Confusing

Visual Art

Renée Lopez’s My Life Through My Lens

In Her First Gallery Show, the Local Photographer Captures the Vitality of Portland’s Communities of Color

Theater & Performance

Profile Theatre’s New Season Is Already Great

Elliot, a Soldier’s Fugue Captures the Tenor of a Country at War with Itself

Last Supper

East Coast Counter Service Finds a Home in Figlia Americana

Grand Avenue's New Eatery Has Quite the Smorgasbord

I, Anonymous

Machine Automation


Synthetic Cannabis, Zombies, and You

Fake Weed That Turns You into an Actual Zombie? No Thanks.

Sold Out

One Day at a Time


Letters to the Editor

“Enough Is Enough, Merc.”

Savage Love

Wilbur & Rensselaer

The Party Review

Uggh. Theater People.