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Nov. 15 - 21, 2017

Vol. 18, No. 27
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Hayley Powers Thornton-Kennedy

News

The ACLU Just Filed the First of Several Lawsuits Over Recent Police Protest Tactics

It Hopes to Stop Cops from Using a Controversial “Kettle” Maneuver

Uber’s Bitterest City Council Foes Finally Have the Votes for a Crackdown

And They’re Completely Comfortable with Kicking the Company Out of Portland

When It Comes to Sexual Assault and Harassment, The Dam’s Breaking

Make Sure It Stays That Way. Listen to Women.

Hall Monitor: The Earthquake Exemption

Should Building Owners Be Able to Duck Renter Relocation Payments While Performing Seismic Upgrades?

Music

Record Review

Brown Calculus, Live at the Map Room

Julia Jacklin Comes of Age

Her 2016 Debut Chronicles a Quarter-Life Crisis

Things to Do Music: November 15-21

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Resistance & Solidarity

Film

Things To Do Film: November 17-23

Stop-Motion Animation, Black Adder, and Planes, Trains & Automobiles.

A Trip to God’s Own Country

An Autobiographical—and Sensual—Coming-of-Age Drama

Greta Gerwig’s Great Lady Bird

A Coming-of-Age Movie That’s Exactly How It Should Be

The Questions of Richard Linklater’s Last Flag Flying

A Film with No Easy Answers

Ruben Östlund’s The Square Takes Aim at the Art World

It's the Snobs Against the Slobs!

Justice League Is The Avengers Lite

These Heroes Are Out of Their League

Food and Drink

Booze, Tunes, and Spices—the Fifth Annual Portland Mercury Chili Jamboree Is All You Ever Wanted Out of Life!

Get Your Tickets Now and Pick This Year’s Winner of the Chili Jam Belt!

Comedy

All Hail the “Yaaas Queen Yaaas” Comedy Tour

Ilana Glazer and Phoebe Robinson’s Beautiful Friendship Comes to Portland

Books

Reza Aslan Suffers No Fools

The Acclaimed Scholar’s New Book Offers a More Inclusive Approach to the Divine

Theater & Performance

Rotating Repertory Makes Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Work Sing

The Latest in Profile Theatre’s Season Dedicated to the Playwright is Its Most Ambitious Production Yet

Feature

Echoes of the Klan

The History of the Ku Klux Klan in Oregon—and the Striking Similarities You May Recognize

Lush Life

Opal: Swanky Hotel Bar or Distracting Instagram Bot?

Meet the Newest Entry in John Janulis’ Lightning Bar Collective

I, Anonymous

This Week’s Featured I, Anonymous!

Shhhhhhh

Ask a Pot Lawyer

Can a Cannabis Worker Also Have a Concealed Handgun License?

There’s No Rule Against It, but Keep Guns Off Licensed Premises

Cannabuzz

Permaculture Solutions’ Solvent-Free Concentrates

Dig These Ultra-Clean, Locally Made Extracts

One Day at a Time

New Column!

Ask Aquaman!

All Your Questions—Answered by the Ruler of the Seven Seas!

Letters

Letters to the Editor

“TURN YOUR HEADLIGHTS ON! IT IS A COMMON COURTESY!”

I, Anonymous Blog

Savage Love

Orpheum Theater

The Party Review

Post-Reception Reception

Portland’s Pretty