Print Edition for the week of
Jun. 20 - 26, 2018

Vol. 19, No. 6
Kristen Liu-Wong


City Fees on Airbnbs Could Benefit Affordable Housing Programs

These costs could incentivize short-term hosts to become long-term landlords


Floating Room Releases the Uber-Confessional Crusher False Baptism

The Portland Band’s Sophomore Album Navigates the Crags of Emotional Trauma

Marisa Anderson Returns with Cloud Corner

The Portland-Based Solo Guitarist Reflects on Finding Personal Peace in Chaotic Times

Peach Kelli Pop’s New Album Is Sunshine Punk with Pit Bulls

Gentle Leader Features Full-Throttle Hooks and Explosive Sweetness

The 21 Best Concerts to See in Portland This Week: June 20-26

From Lucinda Williams to Good in the Hood Festival

Movies & TV

Hearts Beat Loud Review: Cute, Quirky, and Boring as Hell

Sorry, Nick Offerman :(

Don’t Get Your Feminism from The Misandrists

Bruce LaBruce Is Like John Waters with More Porn

Yellowstone Review: Ace Screenwriter Taylor Sheridan Tries TV

Angry Kevin Costner Is Fun! The Rest Is... Not as Fun

Here to Be Heard Offers a Shallow Look at the Slits

Ari Up’s Absence Is Keenly Felt in New Documentary

The Texture of Falling Review: Like Portland, Except Boring

A Portland-Set Wreck of a Meta-Drama

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Review: Whoa! What the Fuck!

This Movie Is Fuckin’ Nuts!

The 27 Best Films to Catch in Portland Theaters This Week: June 22-28

Featuring Ingrid Bergman, Howard Hawks, and Bill and Ted


Melissa Broder’s Realistic Fish-Person Relationship Book

Romance Dies, but Merman Sex Lives on in The Pisces

Anti-Trump Book Club: Interview with Pod Save America’s Dan Pfeiffer

Yes We (Still) Can, Obama’s Savvy Court Skills, and Hope for the 2018 Election

Jodie Hollander’s Poems Surmount Emotional Milestones

My Dark Horses Tackles Insecurity, Devastation, and Acceptance

Theater & Performance

Portland Playhouse Extends Its Run of August Wilson’s Fences

The Play About Father/Son Dynamics Is Not to Be Missed


A Safe Place to Sleep

How an Experimental Village for Homeless Women Defied Portland’s Expectations

Last Supper

Paiku and Painted Saints Are Taking “Pie” Back

Two Spots that Are Fighting the Flaky Fight

I, Anonymous

This Week’s Featured I, Anonymous!

Portland Parking 101


Sustainability and Cheap Weed Go Together at Eco Firma

The Canby Cannabis Grower Is on the Cutting Edge of Clean Energy

Sold Out

Summer Lookbooks Are Comin’ in Hot

These Lookbooks Don’t Disappoint


Letters to the Editor

Housing Bonds, Burgerville, and Portland Pride

I, Anonymous Blog

Cover it Up!

Dear Portland

IG Epiphany

Is Improv too cult-y in this town?

My Only Sunshine Dairy


From Now On

The DJ Hates You

Play Their Game

Children Separation and Other Important Thoughts

Sustainable Hippiedom


STOP the late-night noise

Savage Love

Blown Away

What’s She Mad About Now?

Sneaker Wave