Print Edition for the week of
Feb. 14 - 20, 2008

Vol. 8, No. 38
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Poll Position

by Amy J. Ruiz

In Other News

Fired and Evicted

Tenants Allege "Ruthless" Management

Street Fight

Sam Adams Appeases Mayor Potter, Oil Lobbyists

Sitting Targets

Sit-Lie Ordinance Takes Aim at Street Kids

Fishing for Votes

Nick Fish Prepares for "Quick Sprint" Council Race


Up & Coming

Once More With Feeling

Drive-by Truckers


Oh Ornette!

The Legend of Ornette Coleman

Friends, Family, and Neighbors

The Swerving Orchestra of Kay Kay

Find Yourself Here

Foreign Born, LA Bred

From the Past

Blue Cheer's Backward Messenger

Movies & TV

This Week on Telelvision

Film Shorts

Of Eurotrash and Racist Midgets

In Bruges: When Hit Men Go on Vacation

Definitely Not Terrible

Definitely, Maybe Takes it Easy

Jump, Jump

(Finally, a Kriss Kross Reference in the Mercury!)

Dinosaurs in Outer Space!

Shark-Jumping Zombies

Succinct Reviews for the Discerning Cinephile

Food and Drink

The New Matador

Not that Smoky One on Burnside

Visual Art


James Turrell and the Center for Land Use


Old Friend from Far Away

by Natalie Goldberg

Sharp Teeth

by Toby Barlow

Theater & Performance

Tales of Ordinary Madness

Savage Love

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

Sold Out

The Mini-Bike Winter Fashion Show

by Marjorie Skinner

I, Anonymous

I Love Television


Howl of the Wolf