Print Edition for the week of
May. 9 - 15, 2018

Vol. 18, No. 52


Did Multnomah County Violate an Employee’s First Amendment Rights?

The county may have wrongfully fired an employee for sharing public, albeit controversial, data

City Council Begins Planning for Portland’s Looming Earthquake

One Building at a Time.


Record Review: Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Sex & Food

The Avant-Pop Band’s Latest Is a Snapshot of Our Current Era

Horse Feathers Talks Folk Itches and Identity Crises

The Portland-Born Folk Institution Shares Appreciation

The 17 Best Concerts to See in Portland This Week: May 9-15

All Hail P!nk, Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s Hometown Show, and the St. Johns Bizarre

Resistance & Solidarity

The 10 Best Ways to Make a Difference in Portland this Week: May 9-12

Scope the Arts at Gamanfest, Hear from Alok Vaid-Menon’s “Femme in Public,” and Remember Keaton Otis

Movies & TV

Measure of a Man Review: A YA Story About an Actual YA

He Doesn’t Overthrow a Single Dystopian Regime!

The Ruth Bader Ginsburg Documentary RBG Captures the Woman, the Meme, and Everything in Between

Justice Is Served

The 26 Best Films to Catch in Portland Theaters This Week: May 11-17

Xenomorphs, Wallace and Gromit, Local Shorts, and More

Visual Art

GeekCraft Expo PDX: For Kinder, Gentler Nerds

The Triumphant Return of Portland’s Most Accessible Geek Gathering


One Hulk’s Opinion

More Editorial Endorsements from the Incredible Hulk


Rock ’n’ Roll Requiem: Steven Hyden’s Twilight of the Gods

The Journeyman Music Journalist Documents the Decline of Classic Rock

Theater & Performance

Portland Opera’s Rigoletto Is a Safe but Worthwhile Choice

With Top-Tier Vocal Talent, Verdi’s Classic Has Energy and Texture


With Municipal Broadband, Cities Are Taking Back the Internet—and Making It Faster and Cheaper. Can Portland Do the Same?

What If Portlanders—Not Corporations—Owned Our Internet?

Last Supper

A Return to Italia

Three Longtime Italian Mainstays with New Chefs

I, Anonymous


Why Is YouTube Cracking Down on Cannabis Videos?

In Which We Re-Learn That Giant Mega-Corporations Are Not Our Friends

Sold Out

Gimme, Gimme MOORE!

We Review MOORE Custom Goods’ Spring/Summer Fashion Show


Letters to the Editor

Your weekly dose of old lady rants and invective name-calling!

Savage Love

Pedestrian AF

What’s She Mad About Now?

The Waiting Game

A Guide to Patio Seating Etiquette

Always Ask.

Around and Around (A Vinyl Column)

Make Time for the Creation’s We Are Paintermen

The Pioneering British Group’s Only Album Is Back on Vinyl