Print Edition for the week of
Jul. 5 - 11, 2017

Vol. 18, No. 8
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Lawmakers In Salem Have Failed On Tax Reform

That Means We’re All In For Some Squabbling

Hall Monitor: Jumping Ship

Even More Agencies Are Bailing from Portland’s Problematic, Expensive Police Records System

Resistance & Solidarity

From Slacktivism to Activism

Resistance Events for the Week of July 5-11


On Her New Album, Emma Ruth Rundle Sounds Like She’s Singing Through Gritted Teeth

The Recent Portland Transplant Discusses Marked for Death

Record Review

Jenny Don’t and the Spurs, Call of the Road

La Luz’s California Dreams

The Surf Band Discusses Their Move to Los Angeles

Somber's Debut EP Is Caught Between Worlds

Night Divorce Exists in a State of Half-Reality

Things to Do Music: July 5-11

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Movies & TV

The Big Sick Is Small, Sweet, and Significant

You’ll Laugh! You’ll Cry! You’ll Ponder the Ethical Implications of Trump’s Muslim Ban!

The Impure Thoughts of The Little Hours

Testing the Boundaries of Habit Humor

Spider-Man: Homecoming Brings Your Favorite Superhero Home

It's the Best Spider-Man Yet!

Things To Do Film: July 7-13

Offerings From Kung Fu Theater, NW Documentary, and—oh, Goddammit. Who Invited Jai Courtney?

Visual Art

Human Being’s Art Behind Bars

Gallery 116 Spotlights Work by Incarcerated Artists


Sex, Death, and Prelude to Bruise

Disparate Universes and Everyday Violence in Prelude to Bruise



To Catch an International Carnivorous Plant Smuggler, Sometimes You Have to Go Undercover

Last Supper

Where Cultures Meet

Unraveling the Complexities and Delights of Fijian Food at the Big Elephant

Lush Life

Farewell and Thanks for All the Beer

A Talk with Columbia County Brewing's Trent Dolyniuk


Pop Gun War’s Magic Explosion-ism

Farel Dalrymple’s Surrealist Comic Book is Action-Packed as All Hell

I, Anonymous

This Week’s Featured I, Anonymous!

Stick This in Your Pipe and Smoke It (Part I)

Ask a Pot Lawyer

Cannabis Craziness in California

The Golden State Is Scrambling for a State Licensing Deadline


Budtender Boot Camp

Emma Chasen Is on a Mission to Educate Budtenders

Savage Love


Savage Love

What’s She Mad About Now?

First They Came for Our Goslings