Print Edition for the week of
Jun. 13 - 19, 2018

Vol. 19, No. 5
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Jason DeSomer

News

Sexual Abuse Victims Push PSU to Complete Investigation into Student’s Conduct

And the Trump Administration’s Relaxed Title IX Guidelines Aren’t Helping

In the Midst of a Crisis, Metro Takes on Affordable Housing

Will Voters Support the First-Ever Regional Affordable Housing Bond?

In Other News

The Future of Brick Buildings! County Sues Trump!

Resistance & Solidarity

The 13 Best Ways to Make a Difference in Portland this Week: June 13-19

Juneteenth Parade and Bike Ride, the Trans Pride March, and Prisoner Correspondence Night with Critical Resistance PDX

Music

Record Review: The Lavender Flu, Mow the Glass

The Portland Band’s Sophomore Album Is More Focused (Though Still Chaotic)

Janelle Monáe Takes Her Sex-Positive Sound to the Next Dimension

Her New Album Dirty Computer Is a Defiant Celebration of Marginalized Identities

The 13 Best Concerts to See in Portland This Week: June 13-19

From Janelle Monáe to Reptaliens

Movies & TV

Incredibles 2 Review: Brad Bird Gets This Close to a Classic

A Solid Sequel to the Best Superhero Movie Ever

With On Cinema Live!, Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington Make Cinema Great Again

How a Goofy Web Series Became One of Our Sharpest Cultural Satires

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Puts Mr. Rogers on a Pedestal

But Would He Want to Be There?

The 28 Best Films to Catch in Portland Theaters This Week: June 15-21

Starring Pee-Wee, the Ghostbusters, and the Muppet Babies!

Visual Art

Art Review: Consu Tolosa at Guardino Gallery

Pleasures + Perils Continues Tolosa’s Shift Toward Abstract Painting

Books

The Long Odds of Poe Ballantine’s Whirlaway Pay Off

A Weird, Wonderful Yarn About Horse Races, Record Collectors, and Telepathic Dogs

Theater & Performance

Patrick Buckmaster and Ann Pyne Are Throwing Portland’s Drag Parties

Kai Kais, Kikis and Getting Paid All Year Long

Last Supper

Canard Brings Out the Kid In You

Choose Your Own Anytime-Adventure from Foie Gras, French Toast, Oysters and More

Lush Life

The Enchantment (and Occasional Bummer) of Old Wine

Old Wine, Expectations, and One Big Disappointment

I, Anonymous

This Week’s Featured I, Anonymous!

Happy Birthday!

Cannabuzz

New Rules Mean Lots of Red Tape for Medical Cannabis Growers

Growing Pains for the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program

One Day at a Time

New Column!

Letters

Letters to the Editor

This Week: The Mystery of the (Maybe) Corpse Flower!

Savage Love

Retroactive Blessings

The Party Review

Tails, Horns, & Horse Cocks

Portland’s Pretty

Around and Around (A Vinyl Column)

Move Over, Big Star—Here’s Zuider Zee

Light in the Attic’s Collection of Unreleased Tracks Gives the Memphis Band Its Due

There’s a New Queer in Town

The Best in LGBTQ+ Nightlife, Bars, Parties, Comedy, and More

You’re New, You Need Help. Help Is Here.

Portland Services for the LGBTQ+ Community

Chanti Darling's Light Disco for Dark Times

The Musician Discusses Being a Black Queer Artist in Portland

An Introvert’s Guide to Pride

Being Out and Proud—Without Going Outside

A Two-Spirit City

A Queer Indigenous Guide to Putting Down Roots in Portland

Queer Comedy in Portland is Thriving and Hilarious

A Guide to Getting into Portland’s Queer Comedy Scene

Weekend Gender Bender

A Guide to Portland’s Queer Fashion

A Playlist for Pride

Songs from the Queer Artists Who Are Ruling Portland’s Music Scenes

Portland Pride Things to Do

Your Big, Queer Mega-Calendar to All Things Pride

Waterfront Pride Mainstage Events

All the Performances, All the Pride!