Print Edition for the week of
Aug. 23 - 29, 2017

Vol. 18, No. 15
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Paige Mehrer


Why the Larry O'Dea Shooting Still Matters

His Lies (and Lies by Omission) Linger as Portland Awaits a New Police Chief

Public Transit Racism Is Once Again in the Spotlight

Are Cops Doing Enough to Curb Bigoted Behavior?

Hall Monitor: Nick Fish’s Next Fight

Faced with a Cancer Diagnosis, the City Commissioner is Staying on the Job—And Mulling Next Steps

In Other News

Homelessness Services Are Up! PBOT Swoosh Artist Pays!

Resistance & Solidarity

From Slacktivism to Activism

Resistance Events for the Week of August 23-29


Okkyung Lee’s Force and Physicality

Record Review

EMA, Exile in the Outer Ring

The Best of Project Pabst

Our Picks for the Festival

Secret Drum Band Is Inspired by the Rhythms of the Natural World

The Portland Percussion Ensemble Releases Its Debut LP, Dynamics

Record Review

Shelley Short, Pacific City

Things to Do Music: August 23-29

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Movies & TV

Things To Do Film: August 25-31

This Week: Stand By Me, The Dark Crystal, and Spring Breakers, the Greatest Film of Our Generation

The Lamebrained Heist of Good Time

It’s Like a Knucklehead Fractal!

The Only Living Boy in New York Will Make You Hate New York

The Big Apple? More Like the Big Crapple.

Michael Winterbottom Remembers His Trip to Spain

Going on Vacation with Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, and David Bowie


Meet The New and Improved Minority Retort

The Showcase Returns—with New Personnel and Headliner Debbie Wooten


The Future Is Still Female in Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud

Bend the Knee to Anne Helen Petersen’s Unruly Women


How Portland Is Driving Away New Residents of Color

The City Wasn’t Giving Me What I Needed—Which Is Why I Left

Last Supper

Want Some Sustenance with Your Caffeine?

Guilder and Proud Mary Serve More Than Just Coffee


My Pretty Vampire’s Cartoonish Violence

Katie Skelly’s Love Letter to ’70s Woman-Centric Vampire Cinema

I, Anonymous

This Week’s Featured I, Anonymous!

I Voted for Trump

Ask a Pot Lawyer

Is Jeff Sessions Taking on Oregon Weed?

Yep, and He’s Found Some Black Market Activity to Use as Ammo


Cannabis Communion

A Church in Denver Offers Fellowship Through Weed


Letters to the Editor

“There Is No Proof That the World Is Round, Just NASA CGI Cartoons and Fakery.”

Savage Love

Don't Fuck Nazis

The Party Review

Trucker Family Pig Roast

Portland’s Pretty

Pickathon 2017