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Apr. 18 - 24, 2018

Vol. 18, No. 49
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Portland’s Homeless Advocates are Hesitant to Support a New Shelter

The newest privately-funded solution to homelessness leaves many unanswered questions

You Still Shouldn't Be Eating Willamette River Fish

Health Advisory Warns Against Consuming Toxic Fish

Resistance & Solidarity

The 11 Best Ways to Make a Difference in Portland this Week: April 18-24

Read Zines for Social Change, Join the Nationwide Walkouts, and Volunteer with Street Books


Our Top Five Picks for Soul’d Out Music Festival

From the Legendary Erykah Badu to Portland’s Own Maarquii

The 18 Best Concerts to See in Portland This Week: April 18-24

Frankie Cosmos, Soul’d Out Music Fest, and Stumpfest

Movies & TV

It’s Earth Day. Here’s What to Watch.

From The Reluctant Radical to Koyaanisqatsi, the Portland EcoFilm Festival Has You Covered

I Gave Amy Schumer’s New Movie a Chance. I Wish I Hadn’t.

I Feel Pretty Is as Offensive and Infuriating as I Thought It Would Be

Super Troopers 2 Review: Because Someone Demanded It?

Here’s a Movie No One Needs!

Yakuza Apocalypse Review: Vampires, Frogs, and Back-Alley Brawls

Yep, It’s a Takashi Miike Movie!

The 26 Best Films to Catch in Portland Theaters This Week: April 20-26

You Were Never Really Here, Star Trek IV, and More

Visual Art

Yoko Ott’s Vision for Yale Union

A New Executive Director Brings Administrative Chops and a Curatorial Focus to the Gallery Space


Sloane Crosley’s Kinetic Intelligence

The Look Alive Out There Author on Egg-Freezing, Porny Uncles, and Queen Joan Didion

Theater & Performance

The Thanksgiving Play Skewers America’s Worst Holiday

Larissa FastHorse’s Committed, Well-Crafted Satire Takes On Well-Meaning Liberals and Theater’s Diversity Problem

Last Supper

Is Eating Activated Charcoal Safe?

It’s Super Trendy in Food Circles, and Gwyneth Thinks It’s a Good Idea, Soooo...

I, Anonymous

This Week’s Featured I, Anonymous!

Learn How to Read a Room, Jackass

Ask a Pot Lawyer

Josephine County Blues

The Southern Oregon County Sued the State Over Cannabis Laws


This Might Be the Strongest Weed Ever

7 Points Oregon’s Future (#1) Broke Lab Records for THC Content. But Strength’s Not the Only Thing That Matters

Sold Out

More Spring/Summer Lookbook Style

Portland Designers Explore Hot Colorways for Warmer Weather

New Column!

An Exclusive Excerpt from James Comey’s A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

James Comey’s New Memoir Offers Shocking Information and Striking Insights


Letters to the Editor

Dispatches from Beaverton, North Korea, and Some Guy’s Mom

I, Anonymous Blog

A Clear Horizon


In Dreams

Uh, I Am REALLY Sorry

On Brand For Sure

Fervent Followers

I Predict

All Those Flakes


Nice Try

Savage Love

Down There

The Party Review

The Waiting Game

How to Tip and When

Your Guide to Tipping Etiquette

Around and Around (A Vinyl Column)

The Swedish Hippie Pagan Jams of International Harvester

A New Box Set Illuminates Their Droning Rock Freakouts

The Weed Issue 2018

The Histories of Cannabis and Race Are Intertwined

How Imperialism Almost Erased the History of Our Favorite Plant

Weed in the Water

Tarukino’s Cannabis Waters are Making Their Way to Oregon This Summer

The Chronic (Pain): Five Edibles I Ate to Self-Medicate

Here's What Worked and What Didn't

Vape Up or Ship Out: Two of Our Favorite Vaporizers

Evaluating Mr. Hotbox and the DaVinci IQ

Making Cannabis Extract at Home with the Source Turbo

(Bonus: You Won't Blow Yourself Up!)

The Leafly Guide to Cannabis Is Dope

Finally, a Pot Primer Worth Recommending

Tips to Take the Edge Off When You’re Too High

“Don’t Be Concerned. It Will Not Harm You.”

A Potpourri of Cannabis Product Reviews

Get It? Pot-pourri? Eh? Eh? Ohhh, We Are Fun, Aren't We.

A Cannabis Cinema Crash Course

Forget the Dopey Comedies: Feed Your Stoned Brain with These Nutzoid Films

Let’s Get Stoned with Bilbo and Chewbacca!

Everything You Need to Know About Pipe-Weed, Death Sticks, and Other Made-Up Drugs