Print Edition for the week of
Apr. 11 - 17, 2018

Vol. 18, No. 48
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Megan Reddi

News

Wapato Shelter Plans Don't Sit Well with Portland's Homeless Community

"Would a housed person want to sleep in a jail?"

Why Isn’t the City’s Plan to Reverse Gentrification in NE Portland Working?

We'll give you a hint: It's expensive.

Hall Monitor: Judgment Day

Portland police are about to get a federal check-in on their use of force. How will the death of John Elfiritz fit in?

Music

BlackWater HolyLight Gets Rough ’n’ Riffy

The Portland Group’s Debut Is a Sprawling Exploration of Heavy Music

The 20 Best Concerts to See in Portland This Week: April 11-17

From Jaden Smith to Strokes Guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. to Portland Soul Legend Ural Thomas

Faustina Masigat Crests the Wave

The Portland Singer/Songwriter Releases Her Powerfully Understated Debut

Kelly Pratt Premieres New Work as Bright Moments with the Camas High School Choir

The Hour-Long Piece Draws from Doo-Wop, Afrobeat, and Metal

Record Review: Mope Grooves, Vanished

The Portland Band’ New LP Documents Moonlit Fear

Film

Krystal Review: Is It My Head Cold Talking, or Is This Movie Delightful?

I Have Taken a Lot of Sudafed

British Director Andrew Haigh on the Real-World Problems of Lean on Pete

A Boy, His Horse, and the Challenge of Adapting Willy Vlautin’s Sad, Wonderful Novel

Rampage Review: Monsters Fight, the Rock Is the Rock, and Chicago Gets Destroyed

Yep, Pretty Much As Advertised!

The 27 Best Films to Catch in Portland Theaters This Week: April 13-19

Quick Reviews of Truth or Dare, Where Is Kyra?, and More

Final Portrait Review: It Should Be Art. Instead It’s a Slog.

Stanley Tucci’s Drama Is Less Than Meets the Eye

Beirut Review: An Airport Novel as a Movie

Meet Jon Hamm, Hostage Negotiator! (A Handsome Hostage Negotiator)

Big Fish and Begonia Review: Mostly Captivating

Zang Chun and Liang Xuan Try to Make China’s Spirited Away

Food and Drink

Hurrah! It's the Mercury's Portland Pizza Week 2018!

$2 Slices from Portland's TOP Pizza Geniuses—April 16-21!

Visual Art

Arts and Craft with Erin Aquarian

Portland’s Full-Time Witch Takes on the Patriarchy

Comedy

Hannibal Buress Is the Truth

Catching Up with Broad City’s Leading Man

Books

Red Clocks: Speculative Lit at Its Finest

The Radical Potential of Leni Zumas’ Oregon Coast Dystopia

Theater & Performance

DeLanna Studi Walks the Trail of Tears

And So We Walked Charts the Reach of Generational Trauma

Feature

The Unlikely Hiker

Jenny Bruso is Making Space for Those Who Feel Shut Out of the Outdoors

Last Supper

BG’s Food Cartel Brings the Pod to Beaverton

A Few Uniquely Delicious Options That Are Worth the Trudge to the Burbs

Lush Life

Second Profession Brewing Offers Beer, Brats, and Low-Key Charm

Go for Their Hazy IPAs

I, Anonymous

This Week’s Featured I, Anonymous!

Weekend Witches

Ask a Pot Lawyer

How Did This Drug War Craziness Start, Anyway?

It‘s Pretty Much Entirely Nixon’s Fault

Cannabuzz

A Crossfading Horror Story

Mixing Alcohol and Edibles Is Not the Smartest Idea

Savage Love

Call for Submissions

I, Anonymous Blog

Motivation

Who'd A Dick Here, Anyway?

That Escalated Quickly

Hey, You. Yeah, You

Stop It Just Stop

Hey Hipster Douchbag of Chalk Dust

Attention

MLB Is Bad For Portland

To My Narcissist Ex

Letters

Letters to the Editor

The Old Men Strike Back

What’s She Mad About Now?

From Slacktivism to Activism

The 10 Best Ways to Make a Difference in Portland this Week: April 11-17

Rally in Support of Houseless People, Restore Angel’s Rest Trail, and Volunteer with New Year in the Park

Portland’s Pretty