Print Edition for the week of
Apr. 26 - May. 2, 2017

Vol. 17, No. 50


The Oregon Supreme Court Just Neutered a Controversial Police Tactic

Defense Attorneys and Civil Liberties Advocates Are Ecstatic

Chloe Eudaly Wants to Look Into A City-Owned Bank

Here’s What That Means

It’s Time to Decide the Fate of Our Schools (and Some Other Stuff Too)

Here’s How to Vote on Portland’s Hottest Ballot Measures

Resistance & Solidarity

From Slacktivism to Activism

Resistance Events for the Week of April 26–May 2


Get Off David Crosby’s Lawn

The Legendary 75-Year-Old Songwriter Found Twitter (And We Are All in His Crosshairs)

Cram for the Kehlani Tsunami

Essential Songs by the Oakland-Raised R&B Singer

Things to Do Music: April 26-May 2

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Whitney Ballen’s New EP Recognizes That Being Here Is Hard

The Seattle Musician’s Latest Is All About Leaving

Movies & TV

Things to Do Film: April 28-May 4

This Week: Chasing Trane, Graduation, and *grimaces* Escape from L.A.

Starz’s Sumptuous and Slow American Gods

Gaiman, Gods, and Gay Genies

Dear White People Is Much Better as a Netflix Series

Time to Enroll in Race 101.

Hulu’s All-Too-Relevant Handmaid’s Tale

It Isn’t Terrifying Because It Could Happen. It’s Terrifying Because It Already Did

Talking with Dash Shaw About My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea

And Q-Tips.

The Overlook Film Festival Shines

Horror Movies in the Woods? WHAT COULD GO WRONG

Changing the World with The Reluctant Radical

They Tried to Make a Movie. Then They Got Arrested.

Theater & Performance

Andrea Stolowitz’s Journey Will Jolt You Awake

Charting Genocide, Diaspora, and Family Histories in Berlin Diary

Spiritrials Reveals the Reach of the War on Drugs

Dahlak Brathwaite Explores Racism in a Time of Mass Incarceration

Reviving the Horror and Humanity of Medea

Imago Brings the Classic Play to Its Famous “Floating” Stage


Obamacare Lives to See Another Day, But the GOP Could Still Fuck with Your Health Care

Here’s How It Might Happen—and Why the Improbable Beauty of Republican Incompetence Should Give You Hope

Last Supper

Dialing in Chinese

Danwei Canting is Off to a Decent (If Not Amazing) Start

Lush Life

Aerating wine

Why You Should Get Some Air into Your Wine

I, Anonymous

This Week's Featured I, Anonymous!

The Eyes Are On Your Mangy Ass

Ask a Pot Lawyer

Just How Terrible Will Trump’s New Drug Czar Be?

His Name’s Tom Marino, and Pretty Terrible


Resist... with Cannabis

Some Ideas for Cannabis Users to Help the Resistance

Sold Out

Rock & Rose Turns 10!

New Column!

Huzzah! Renaissance Faire Seasonne Doth Approach!

But Firste, Somme Apologies


Letters to the Editor

A Requiem for the Portland Goats

I, Anonymous Blog

If You Want to be Righteous, Actually Do Something

Food Cart Play by Play

Ironic Body

Cheese Puffed Out

Preoccupied TV

Inept Anarchists

Stopping To Not Say Thanks

Smoking Patio Replacement

Parade Rain

Smoking Time

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love


The Party Review

Awards Ceremony