Print Edition for the week of
Jun. 14 - 20, 2017

Vol. 18, No. 5
Sashiko Yuen


As New Renter Protections Face an Uncertain Fate, One Portland Lawmaker is Facing the Heat

But Could the Pressure on Senator Rod Monroe Backfire?

In Other News

A Shoddy Rape Investigation and More Money for Homelessness

Hall Monitor: The New Villagers

With the Tiny Kenton Women’s Village, Portland’s Taking a Huge Step on Homelessness

Resistance & Solidarity

From Slacktivism to Activism

Resistance Events for the Week of June 14-20


Loveboys’ Combustible Angst

The Portland Grunge Band’s Debut EP Reaps What It Sows

Record Review

Shannon Entropy, Out There Ideas

Sneaker Wave

The Latest in Portland Hip-Hop

Things to Do Music: June 14-20

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Record Review

Turtlenecked, Vulture

Movies & TV

Things to Do Film: June 16-22

It's a Good Week to Go Repertory: Fantastic Mr. Fox, Matilda, and Your VCR (What's a VCR?) is on Drugs!

Which Portland Movie Theater Has the Best Snacks?

Gender-fluid Hodgepodge

Experience a Digital Restoration of Funeral Parade of Roses

Food and Drink

Eat This!

Where to Find Portland’s Best Onigiri


The Pleasing Idiosyncrasy of Isadora

Amelia Gray Humanizes the Mother of Modern Dance

Taking in the Scenery

Laurie R. King’s Page-Turner Takes Its Time

Theater & Performance

Dance Magic Dance with The Goblin King

At Trip the Dark, Dance for People Who Don’t Watch Dance

Last Supper

Ray, Rain or Shine

Jenn Louis Proves Celebrity-Chef Status with New Israeli Restaurant

I, Anonymous

This Week’s Featured I, Anonymous!

You Never Know Who You’re Talking To

Ask a Pot Lawyer

Is Cannabis an “Exit Drug”?

The “Gateway Drug” Theory Is Starting to Crumble


Fair Trade Fatties: Introducing the Cannabis Certification Council

Prefer to Support Fair Trade Coffee? You Can Soon Do the Same with Weed


Letters to the Editor

“At Age 57, I’ve Dug into Dragon-Boating.”

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Virgin Territory

The Party Review

Birthday Orgy

Pride 2017

The Mercury’s Things to Do Pride Week Mega Calendar

Everything Fun to Do and See at Pride!

Pride Waterfront Mainstage Schedule

All the Entertainment at the Pride Waterfront Fest

The Feeling is Multiplied

Our Queer Little Village

The Heroes Inside

The Internal Lives of Superheroines from a Transperson’s Perspective

Once Upon a Time in Queer Oregon

Remembering Dr. Marie Equi

W3 THR33

Wuvable Oaf

Battle Zone

Wuvable Oaf Paper Doll

Portland’s Pretty

On the Scene at Produce Row