Print Edition for the week of
Feb. 14 - 20, 2018

Vol. 18, No. 40
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Rakeem Cunningham


Did Prosecutors Go Too Far in Clearing a Cop in a 2014 Killing?

A New Audit of Police Shootings Says Yes

Hall Monitor: Waffle House

After a Reversal, Has Mayor Ted Wheeler Made Up His Mind on Renter Relocation Fees?


Coven Is Still Destroying Minds and Reaping Souls

Jinx Dawson Reflects on the Band’s Mystifying History

Record Review: Johanna Warren, Gemini II

The Portland Singer/Songwriter Examines the Darker Side of Love

The 24 Best Concerts to See in Portland This Week: February 14-20

Prepare for a Week of Valentines and Psychedelic Stoner Rock

Mean Jeans’ Jingles Collection Is Wonderful Junk

The Portland Band Wrote Odes to Applebee’s, Capri Sun, and More

Movies & TV

Black Panther Review: Marvel’s Trillest Movie Yet

Wakanda Forever!

Kendrick Lamar’s Black Panther Album Is Dazzling and Afrocentric

An Album That Goes Above and Beyond the Usual Movie Soundtrack

Indie Web Series Gabby Smashes... Depicts an Alternative Portlandia

Spoiler Alert: It’s Way Less White

The Best Movies to See at the 2018 Portland International Film Festival

A Can’t-Eat-It-All Smorgasbord of Global Cinema

The 13 Best Films to Catch in Portland Theaters This Week: February 16-22

Featuring David Bowie, Buster Keaton, and Prince!


Frangela’s Advice? “Don’t Let Them Take Your Joy”

The LA Comedy Duo Go Together Like Stand-Up and Politics

Theater & Performance

So Long, Astoria

Portland Center Stage’s Ambitious Two-Part Play Comes to an End

Kodachrome Captures the Nostalgic Pull of Photography

The JAW Festival Pick Premieres at Portland Center Stage

Last Supper

Good Dog

The Friendly Brunch at Little Griddle

On the Cover

I, Anonymous

This Week’s Featured I, Anonymous!

The Gig Economy Is Fucked

Ask a Pot Lawyer

What Do I Do with All My Homegrown Cannabis?

Home Growers May Find They Have More Weed Than They Can Use


Cannabis and Romance: It’s Complicated

Could Weed Lead You to Your Next Valentine?

Sold Out

Mentioning Unmentionable

A Review of Unmentionable: A Lingerie Exposition

Savage Love

Fighting Words

I, Anonymous Blog

Jobless or Malingerer?

This Means (Sonic) War!


Dear Passive-Aggressive Pottery Witch

Dear UPS Drivers

Ladies and Genitalmen


The Married Man

My Sincerest Gratitude

Frozen & Stiffed


I thought this was why I moved to Portland...

Just Get Over It


Letters to the Editor

This Week: Gossip, Movies, And, of Course, Chihuahuas

New Column!

Frank Cassano’s Imbecile Parade

This Week’s Question: What Are Your Valentine’s Day Plans?

What’s She Mad About Now?

Tips for Ladies: How to Be Abused

The Waiting Game

Dining, With Kids

Tips for Clueless Parents (and Restaurants)

From Slacktivism to Activism

The 12 Best Ways to Make a Difference in Portland this Week: February 14-20

Play Bingo for Portland Zine Symposium, Discuss Collective Resistance with Maru Mora-Villalpando, and Learn How to Run for Office

Sneaker Wave