Print Edition for the week of
Feb. 21 - 27, 2018

Vol. 18, No. 41
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Leeor Wild


In Texts to Business Lobby, Mayor's Office Pledged to Dramatically Increase Portland's No-Sit Sidewalks

"Whatever It Takes," Mayor Ted Wheeler Wrote Last Year, After Columbia Threatened to Pull Out of Downtown

Hall Monitor: The Housing Bureau Goes Fishing

As Apartment Projects Slow, Can the City Convince Developers to Offer Cheap Units?


All-Ages Action!

This Week in All-Ages Music

Bedouine’s Quietly Defiant Folk

The LA Songwriter’s Debut Was One of 2017’s Hidden Gems

Record Review: Various Artists, Gold Brix Tape 01

A Woozy Collection of Songs from Portland Pop Bands

Special Explosion’s Teenage Rock Star Dreams Are Over

On To Infinity, the Indie Rock Prodigies Grapple with Adulthood

The 25 Best Concerts to See in Portland This Week: February 21-27

Symphonic Masterpieces, Despondent Powerviolence, and Japanese Psych-Rock

The Lovable Vermin of Patsy’s Rats

The Former Portland Band Plays Scrappy, Feisty Pop-Punk

Movies & TV

Game Night Review: It's Fine. Totally Fine.

Appreciate the Little Things, Like Comedies That Aren’t Terrible

John Oliver and David Letterman Make TV Great Again

Thanks, John and Dave!

Primal Rage: Bigfoot Reborn Review: Not Cool, Bigfoot. Not Cool

For Real. Not Cool

The 18 Best Films to Catch in Portland Theaters This Week: Feb 23-Mar 1

Idiocracy, A Fantastic Woman, The Black Power Mixtape 1967–1975, and More


Steve Almond: “The Hippies Were Fucking Right”

The Bad Stories Author Reckons with the American Myths That Got Trump Elected

Theater & Performance

This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing Reworks the Fairy-Tale Princess Trope

The Latest from CoHo Theatre Elevates a Nursery-Rhyme Plot Into Something Moving and Complex

Sleep No More! Shaking the Tree’s Macbeth is Here!

A Satisfyingly Dark Vision of Shakespeare’s Blood-Soaked Tragedy


An Excellent Day for an Exorcism

Accompanying an Exorcist on a Home Cleansing

Last Supper

Badass in the Kitchen

Their Spaces May Be Small, But These Women Chefs Cook Big

A Yes in Any Language

Oui! Wine Bar + Kitchen is Small and Speaks Loudly

Lush Life

Discovering Hood River’s Winery Gems

Oregon's Up-and-Coming Wine Country

I, Anonymous

This Week’s Featured I, Anonymous!

Tie Your Dog to Your Bike? Congrats on Having a Terrible Idea!

Ask a Pot Lawyer

The Lawsuit Against Jeff Sessions

Five Plaintiffs Filed a Terrific Case Against Cannabis Prohibition


Oregon’s US Attorney Held a Cannabis Summit

And Everyone Was Invited! (Except the Press.)

One Day at a Time

New Column!

Match the Scandal!

Can you match the Trump cohort to his/her multiple scandals?


Letters to the Editor

This Week: Screaming Children, Taxed Gas, and TACO WARS

I, Anonymous Blog

Savage Love

Bi & Biphobia

The Party Review

My First Super Bowl

From Slacktivism to Activism

The 11 Best Ways to Make a Difference in Portland this Week: February 21-27

Celebrate Lunar New Year with Asians 4 Black Lives, Dine for Puerto Rico Relief, and Volunteer with Growing Gardens

Portland’s Pretty

Hot Style at Unmentionable: A Lingerie Exposition

What Do You Call Your Unmentionables?