Print Edition for the week of
Aug. 9 - 15, 2017

Vol. 18, No. 13
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laser cats by Jason DeSomer / cityscape by BruceBlock/getty images


The Punch Policy

Portland Police Disavow Trump’s Pro-Brutality Speech—Then Argue It’s Okay to Punch Suspects in the Face

Portlanders Just Forced Changes to Contentious Police Oversight Proposals

But the Outcome Is Still Up in the Air

Portland’s New Police Chief

She’s Respected by Civil Rights Advocates

Hall Monitor: The End of Saltzman’s Easy Streak?

One of Next Year’s Council Races Is Shaping Up to Be a Doozy

Resistance & Solidarity

From Slacktivism to Activism

Resistance Events for the Week of August 9-15


All-Ages Action!

This Week in All-Ages Music

Bomba Estéreo’s Electric Fusions Unite the Past and Present

The Band’s New Album, Ayo, Honors Their Indigenous Roots

Heavy Rotation: Golden Retriever’s Spellbinding New LP

The Duo Makes Experimental But Deeply Human Music

Kacey Musgraves Doesn’t Play by the Rules

The Country Star Reflects on Songwriting, Success, and Swerving Out of Her Lane

Steve Earle’s Got Some Stories

On His New Record, the Honky-Tonk Hero Embraces His Outlaw Roots

Things to Do Music: August 9-15

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Movies & TV

Things To Do Film: August 11-17

This Week: An American Werewolf in London, Jackie Chan, and the Worst Movie Ever Made, Space Jam

Old-Timey Horror in Annabelle: Creation

Welcome to the Doll House.

All Hail The Midwife’s Queens of French Cinema

Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Frot Should Be in Every Movie!

The Dark Pulp of Taylor Sheridan’s Wind River

Starring Jeremy Renner as a Guy Who Doesn’t Say Much

Visual Art

Her Own Wings Remakes a Local Icon

At Land Gallery, Visions of the Portlandia That Could Have Been


Treat Yourself with Girls Gone Mild

Presenting The Siren’s New Brunch Comedy Show

Theater & Performance

In Our Hot, Choked City, Third Rail’s Lungs Resonates

Just Don’t Read the Program First.

Lush Life

Sipping on Clouds

Beat the Heat with Egg White Cocktails—No, Really!

I, Anonymous

This Week’s Featured I, Anonymous!

Double Double Standard

Ask a Pot Lawyer

When Will Federal Prohibition of Weed End?

Booker’s Marijuana Justice Act Is a Good Omen


Put a Little Bong in Your Vaporizer

The Hydrology9 Vaporizer Combines the Best of Both Worlds


Letters to the Editor

“I’m Confused About How You Square Your Concern About Climate Change with Your Advocacy for Burger Week.”

I, Anonymous Blog

I Can't Stand It


Something's Up

The Hard Way

I Hate To Say, What You Say

I Voted Trump

Safety and Awareness

Not Surprising, Still Astounding Incompetance

Incomprehensible You


Parking Blues, Part 2

Artists Beware

Not the Way to Exit the Freeway

The Headlines

Portland Natives STFU

Neon's for Peons

Nice To Talk To You

I'm Gonna Be Rich

Just a Down Curve

All I Need is a Beeracle part 2

Savage Love

Commit to Something

The Party Review

Trap, Grills, and Vegans

Pet Issue 2017

An Excerpt from Fetch: How A Bad Dog Brought Me Home

Nicole Georges on Her Lovable, Cranky Pup

Best Practices for Small Pig Adoption

How to (Ethically) Achieve Your Dream of Getting a Small Swine Companion

When Cats ATTACK!

They Are Probably Just Scared, Says Horror Cartoonist and Attack Survivor Julia Gfrörer

Cat Party!

Getting Twisted with My Feline Friends

Pets of the Trump Administration

That’s Weird... White House Employees Look Just Like Their Pets!

Portland’s Pretty