Print Edition for the week of
Sep. 20 - 26, 2017

Vol. 18, No. 19
Matthew Barry aka Carina Borealis, model Jenny Hannah Roche


Local Prosecutors Are About to Scrap Secretive Grand Juries

It’s a Win For Transparency—But a Potential Headache for Public Defenders

The Arts Tax Is Broken

Now the City Might Tweak It Without Asking Voters

Hall Monitor: Wheeler’s Rosy Red Herrings

The Mayor’s Boosting a Highway Expansion, But Does He Have His Facts Straight?


Daniel Norgren Taps into Roots Music’s Mystic Shimmer

The Swedish Singer/Songwriter Is Bringing His Folksy Blues Stateside

Downtown Boys Discuss Labor and Liberation

The Punk Band’s New Album Wages War on Injustice

Dreamdecay’s Noisy Punk Is Strangely Catchy

Their New LP, , Is One of the Most Accessible Heavy Records in Years

Things to Do Music

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Resistance & Solidarity

From Slacktivism to Activism

Resistance Events for the Week of September 20-26

Movies & TV

Spoiler for Brad’s Status: He's Sad

A Movie About Rich People That You Might Actually Like!

Kingsman: The Golden Circle Is Anything But Boring

Bloated, Overlong, and Stupid? Sure. But It’s Pretty Fun, Too!

No Man’s Land: A Look Inside the Malheur Refuge Takeover

Occupied Territory.

The Tiger Hunter: Does Not Contain Tiger Hunting, Does Contain Other Stuff

Other Stuff Includes: The American Dream, Microwaves, Etc.

Stronger Is Another Boston Marathon Bombing Movie

On the Upside, This One Doesn’t Star Mark Wahlberg!

Things To Do Film: Sept 22-28

Remembering Harry Dean Stanton with Alien and Repo Man

Food and Drink

The French Bistro Done Right

C’est Si Bon—It’s, Er, Trés Bon.

The Wine Snob Myth

Wine Snobs? Nah, They’re Not a Real Thing


Comedy Has a Diversity Problem.

Take My Wife’s Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher Know How to Fix It.


Barrett Martin Travels the World

In The Singing Earth, Music is the Antidote to Isolationist Politics

Theater & Performance

Don’t Walk Out of An Octoroon

Or You’ll Miss the Unsettling Brilliance of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins


Wildfire Diaries

Three Days in Oregon During The Eagle Creek Fire

I, Anonymous

This Week’s Featured I, Anonymous!

Things Start Off with Casual Talking

Ask a Pot Lawyer

Civil Forfeiture Could Threaten State-Level Cannabis Programs

Fortunately, Congress Doesn’t Agree with Jeff Sessions’ New Policy


Just Stop It: Cannabis Industry Edition

Are You a Weed Professional Doing Any of These Things? Just... no.


Letters to the Editor

This Week: Portlanders’ Advice on How to Get High. And How to Get Drunk.

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Dicks Deluxe

The Party Review

Batman and Watermelon

Portland’s Pretty