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

Vol. 17, No. 43
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Love in the Time of Kool-Aid

Is Taking to the Streets Obsolete?

In Other News

Turmoil in the Women’s March, and Oregon’s Reproductive Resistance

Resistance & Solidarity

From Slacktivism to Activism

Resistance Events for the Week of March 8–14


Helado Negro’s Power Through Autonomy

Experimental Electronic Musician Roberto Carlos Lange Makes Time and Space for Connection on 2016’s Private Energy

As Layperson, Julian Morris Gives Us His Voice

The Portland Musician’s New EP, Tidings, Welcomes New Beginnings

Sneaker Wave

We’ve Got to Talk Misogyny in Hip-Hop

Things to Do Music: March 8-14

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Movies & TV

Things to Do Film: March 10-16

This Week: River's Edge, Night of the Hunter, and Some Seriously Insane Kung Fu

Beauty and Terror: Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts on Monsters, Vietnam, and Kong: Skull Island

Interview and Comic by Suzette Smith


Women and Weed

These Women Blazed Trails... and Ganja

Food and Drink

Wonder Women

Meet the Superheroines of Portland Food and Drink

The Portland Mercury's Highball

Visual Art

Meet Painter Jeremy Okai Davis

His Portraits Celebrate the Messiness of Analog Work

Wednesday Comics

March 8


Sorry to Disrupt the Peace’s Hero Dysphoria

A Korean Adoptee Tries to Make (and Do) Good in Patty Cottrell’s Fearless, Tragicomic debut

Morgan Parker Writes About Beyoncé and the World Beyoncé Lives in

There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé is About More Than the Poetics of Pop Culture

Theater & Performance

Black Sun Is About Worth & Beauty

The New Play Is for Our Black Sons and Daughters


Wingin’ It

Could Refurbished Airplanes Become Portland’s Next “Tiny Homes” Movement?

Fighting for My Womanhood

How Transgender Women are Held to a Higher Standard

I, Anonymous

End of an Era


Valedictorian of Weed

D.A.R.E.’s Scare Tactics Worked on Our Guest Columnist for Years

One Day at a Time

New Column!


A Note to Our Readers On A Day Without a Woman

Or, Why There Are No Men in This Issue

Savage Love

Defining Decency Down

This Week in Vaginas

Let’s Do It—With Bri Pruett

I’m a Woman—AMA!