Print Edition for the week of
Oct. 18 - 24, 2017

Vol. 18, No. 23


Portland’s Old Brick Buildings Will Kill You

But As the City Ponders New Safety Standards, a Group of Property Owners is Fighting Back—and Winning

Why Is It So Hard to Figure Out What ICE is Up To?

Despite Increased Enforcement—and Misinformation—the Agency No Longer Has Public Information Staff in the Pacific Northwest

In Other News

Relaxed Camping Laws, Racist Backpedalling, and the Thorns Are Champions!

Resistance & Solidarity

From Slacktivism to Activism

Resistance Events for the Week of October 18-24


Record Review

Nasalrod, Building Machines

Sneaker Wave

Record Review: Dame D.O.L.L.A., Confirmed

Strange Ranger Returns with the Hazy Daymoon

The Portland Band’s Sophomore LP Features Less Screaming and More Fuzz

Things to Do Music: October 18-24

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Movies & TV

Things To Do Film: October 20-26

The Evil Dead, an All-Night Horror Marathon, and More!

The Florida Project Is This Year’s Indie Darling

Give Brooklynn Prince All the Awards.

Ai Weiwei Captures an Overwhelming Human Flow

The Chinese Artist’s Film About the Global Refugee Crisis Packs a Wallop

Score: A Film Music Documentary Has No Theme

Sad Trombone.

Visual Art


Toward a Less Cranky Union with Andy Zaltzman

The Comedian’s New Tour is a Salve for Disaffected News Junkies


Eileen Myles’ New Book is All About Her Dog (Unfortunately)

On Afterglow (A Dog Memoir) and the Complacency of Literary Success

Theater & Performance

UPRISE Fuses Politics with Choreography

In an Uncertain World, Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater Keeps Moving Forward

Last Supper

In a Crowded Market, La Leña Picks Up Steam

With a solid stable of casual and homey dishes, this Peruvian restaurant is worth several visits.

Lush Life

Meet Portland’s Wine Shop For Standard-Issue Nerds, Not Cork Dorks

Pairings Portland Seeks To Demystify Wine Knowledge for People Who Aren’t Studying for a Sommelier Test


Game On!

10 Great Reasons to Jump on the Blazers Bandwagon This Season

Blazer Fan Fashion

Portland Fans Know How to Show Up and Show Off

I, Anonymous

This Week’s Featured I, Anonymous!

Penile Safety Announcement

Ask a Pot Lawyer

My Neighbor’s Pot Grow Stinks! What Can I Do?

Under Oregon Law, Not Much


How Does California’s Weed Compare to Oregon’s?

Part One: Checking Out San Francisco’s Dispensary Scene


Letters to the Editor

“Maybe We Should Murder You for the Good of Society.”

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Parental Controls

The Party Review

Boujee Bowling

Portland’s Pretty