Print Edition for the week of
Mar. 29 - Apr. 4, 2017

Vol. 17, No. 46
Kinoko Evans


Some Landlords Are Abusing a State Fund for Poor Renters

A New Bill from Speaker Tina Kotek Could Help

Portland’s Newest City Council Members Are Considering An Old-School Budget Tactic

They Might Use Money from Their Bureaus to Pay Personal Aides

Hall Monitor: Paying It Forward

Ted Wheeler Wants to Borrow Millions to Repair Roads and Parks. That’s Good.

In Other News

Police Chief on Leave; Oregon Republicans Say Dumb Shit

Resistance & Solidarity

From Slacktivism to Activism

Resistance Events for the Week of March 29–April 4


Black Violin Shatters Stereotypes

The Duo Strings Together Hip-Hop and Classical

Braveyoung’s Graceful Dread

The Portland Three-Piece’s Misery & Pride Is Consistently Somber

Things to Do Music: March 29-April 4

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Movies & TV

Suicide Squad

Exploring Death—and Beyond—in The Discovery

World War Blues

The Pain and Suffering of Frantz

The Zookeeper’s Wife Is Fine, I Guess

But Not One Nazi Gets Punched

Things To Do Film: March 31-April 6

Raw's Vegetarian Cannibal, 1984's Prescient Dystopia, and Stupid Chuck Norris

Ghost in the Shell: Asian City Too White

Enough of This Dumb Race Shit.

Visual Art


Mommy Cobra

Catching Up with New Comedy Star (and Mother) Ali Wong

Palindrome Champ Mark Saltveit Gives Up His Crown (For Now)

Portland’s King of the Word Nerds Will Be Back This Spring


Cork Dork Instructs and Delights

Bianca Bosker Takes the Snobbery Out of Wine Writing

Last Supper

A Town Deserving of Dumplings

Can XLB Provide Dumplings Worthy of Other West Coast Cities?

Lush Life

A Bumper Crop of Citrus IPAs

The Citrus Tsunami that's Sweeping the Craft Beer Industry

I, Anonymous

This Week's Featured I, Anonymous!

I Don’t Owe No Stinkin’ Arts Tax

Ask a Pot Lawyer

It’s Never a Bad Idea to Be a Good Neighbor

With Cannabis, Try Not to Annoy Thy Neighbor


Adventures in Canna Lobbying

Oregon Has Three Upcoming Bills That Are Worth Knowing About

New Column!

Get Your Tickets Now for... Dan Savage’s Easter Extravaganza!

Advice! Music! Comedy! Sexy Jesus! It’s Dan Savage’s Easter Extravaganza!


Letters to the Editor

“VAGINA! It’s Okay to Say.”

I, Anonymous Blog

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Positive Thinking

The Party Review

Nasty Woman Party (Part 1)

Shop Local

The Politics of Shopping

Vote with Your Dollar to Make Small Businesses and Portland Great

Shop... and Resist

In the Time of Trump, Local Stores Are Giving Back to the Community

Portland’s Pretty

Portland’s POC Bring the POV

The Woke Wedding

Not Enough Local Wedding Professionals Cater to People of Color—So I Made it My Mission to Find Those That Do

Businesses Who Support Your Womanist Wedding

No Need to be a Bridezilla! Here’s a Vendor List that Takes the Microagressions Out of Wedding Planning.