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The 61 Best Things To Do In Seattle This Week: March 27-April 2, 2017

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Bafflingly successful rock musical Mamma Mia! (featuring the songs of ABBA) will come to...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

The 61 Best Things To Do In Seattle This Week: March 27-April 2, 2017

The Stranger's arts and culture critics' picks for March 27-April 2, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our music...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

Real Talk: $3.76 Billion Isn’t Going to Stop N.C. Republicans from Being Transphobic Bigots

This morning, the Associated Press released a much-discussed analysis estimating that the state stands to lose at least $3.76 billion...
INDY Week  |  03-27-2017  |  Triangulator

Investors Pull Out of Markets, Fearing That Trump Does Not Have Their Backs

by Charles Mudede Wall Street, the capital of socialism. wdstock/gettyimages.comThe market has basically been crashing since the FBI revealed it's...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman Has Been Diagnosed with Colon Cancer

by Ana Sofia Knauf Get well soon, Kim. Secretary of State's Office In a news release sent out this afternoon,...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

Modern English Cancels Tour Due to Guitarist's Sudden Illness

by Dave Segal Stop the world: Gary McDowell (second from left) had to undergo emergency surgery Friday. British post-punk group...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

More Than 1,000 People Are Moving to Seattle Every Week, Census Report Shows

by Ana Sofia Knauf U.S. Census BureauSeattle is getting more crowded week by week, the Puget Sound Business Journal reports:...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

They're Gonna Legalize Weed In Canada

by Dan Savage So this appeared in Savage Love last week... Would you share your thoughts on our prime minister,...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

Savage Love Letter of the Day: She Needs Help! NOW!

by Dan Savage I screwed up. Here’s the deal, though. I have been dating a great guy for FIVE years...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-27-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Beyond the Arc Podcast #74: Good Gasol/Bad Gasol

This week on the show, Kevin and Phil talk about: The Grizzlies' bummer of a road trip The difference in...

Reader E-Mailbag: No One Wanted Trumpcare

by Leilani Polk Congressman Joe Crawley and Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi at the 'Kill The Bill' rally this past Friday, demanding...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

Please Pay for Her Birth Control

by Anonymous Dear Boyfriend of my Housemate: I get that you’re an awesome guy, a Bernie Bro and a friend...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-27-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Speedballs for Hitler: According to Blitzed, Nazis Were Meth-Addled Psychos

by Christopher Frizzelle Blitzed is a fast read and it explains a few things. When the Nazis invaded Poland on...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-27-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Valeria Luiselli’s ‘Tell Me How It Ends’ Is the First Must-Read Book of the Trump Era

The Mexican novelist writes that asylum-seekers come to the U.S. not in search of the American dream, but “to wake...
The Texas Observer  |  03-27-2017  |  La Linea

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Uninvited Touching from Strangers and Ghosts

by Dan Savage I'm 24 years old and I've been traveling around Europe for the past 10 months. Recently I've...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

Speedballs for Hitler: According to Blitzed, Nazis Were Meth-Addled Psychos

by Christopher Frizzelle Blitzed is a fast read and it explains a few things. When the Nazis invaded Poland on...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

Senate Investigators Want to Talk to Jared Kushner About Russia Meetings

by Eli Sanders Getting ready to chat with the Senate Intelligence Committee. Getty Images Well, well: Senate investigators plan to...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-27-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Oakland Mayor Literally Raises Athletics Flag Over City Hall After Raiders-To-Vegas Vote

Literally an hour after NFL owners voted to allow the Raiders to relocate to Las Vegas, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf...
East Bay Express  |  03-27-2017  |  Ear Bud

Minus the Bear isn’t finished

Minus the Bear has been around for 16 years. Highly Refined Pirates, released in 2002, begins with vocalist Jake Snider...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  03-27-2017  |  FFW>>

Metal Music: ‘Game of Thrones’ Concert at SAP

Though he’s not a household name like Drake or Rihanna, the music of Ramin Djawadi might be just as ubiquitous...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  03-27-2017  |  Activate

Attorney General Jeff Sessions: Sanctuary Cities Will Be Cut Off from Department of Justice Grants

by Sydney Brownstone In January, Seattle mayor Ed Murray said that city government "will not be intimidated by the authoritarian...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

Senate Investigators Want to Talk to Jared Kushner About Russia Meetings

by Eli Sanders Getting ready to chat with the Senate Intelligence Committee. Getty Images Well, well: Senate investigators plan to...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

Landlord Of West Oakland Building Destroyed By Fire Was Working To Evict Tenants

Tenants of the San Pablo Avenue apartment building destroyed by a fire early this morning were resisting a controversial eviction,...
East Bay Express  |  03-27-2017  |  Ear Bud

Mega Bog and Hand Habits Released Fantastic Albums Last Month—Tonight They Play Portland

by Ciara Dolan MEGA BOG Mon 3/27 High Water Mark ADAM GUNDERSHEIMER Last month, two magnificent records were unleashed to...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-27-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Pedaltown Bicycle Co. Headed to Broad

A “simple and unintimidating” bike shop is headed to Broad Avenue. Clark Butcher, owner of Victory Bicycle Studio, will soon...

Food News: New Ramen at U Village, New Cat Cafe in Capitol Hill, and Seattle's Insatiable Appetite for Juice

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Ramen and malls, now a Seattle area thing. Hokkaido Ramen Tonkatsu and Tiffany's: Hokkaido Ramen Comes to...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

RuPaul's Drag Race Recap: Come to Mama! (She's on VH1, and With Lady Gaga)

by Chase Burns She done already done had herses! Viacom Media Networks. Collage by author. Eight years ago, RuPaul Charles...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-27-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

B.C. Corrections issues alert: convicted Swirl Face pedophile Christopher Neil to live in Vancouver

B.C. Corrections has issued a public notification that a high-risk sex offender has chosen to live in Vancouver...

Two Openly Gay Candidates Are Running For Office Up In Anchorage—Or Is It Three? (UPDATE: It's Three.)

by Dan Savage Originally posted Friday at 6:30 PM. Despite the fact that the Anchorage Assembly—their city council—has long had...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-27-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Wilco to kick off U.S. tour at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre

Chicago band Wilco will kick off a string of U.S. dates on Wednesday, June 7 with a performance at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre. Tickets...
Metro Times  |  03-27-2017  |  Blogs

The Walking Dead Recap: BOOM! We Got Your Guns.

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey "Grandma, stop! You're embarrassing meeeeee!" Courtesy AMC Hey! Did you watch last night's episode of The...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

Vancouver comedy/improv roundup: March 27 to April 2, 2017

Looking to see some comedy this week? The Straight’s got you covered...
The Georgia Straight  |  03-27-2017  |  Views

Enter to win a pair of tickets to Marco Benevento

by Taffy Marler Entries accepted until 11:59pm (PT) on Thursday, March 30 One lucky winner will receive a pair of...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

Our Music Critics Recommend These 32 Concerts This Week

The Blind Boys of Alabama, The Hood Internet, The Fisherman's Village Music Festival, And More Picks For March 27-April 2...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

The 32 Best Concerts in Seattle This Week: March 27-April 2, 2017

The Stranger's music critics' picks for March 27-April 2, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff This week, our music...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

MP3 Monday: C. Scott

Today, we're listening to C. Scott's "Maneuvers," from his latest collection of beats called Be That As It May. On his...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  03-27-2017  |  FFW>>

BBB Warns of Several Questionable Businesses Owned by the Same Person

The Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South (BBB) has released a consumer alert warning potential consumers about dozens of business...

The Decemberists play the Orpheum on August 8

Tickets go on sale this Friday...
The Georgia Straight  |  03-27-2017  |  Views

The Walking Dead Recap: BOOM! We Got Your Guns.

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Hey! Did you watch last night's episode of The Walking Dead? Are you ready to say...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-27-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Protestes

by Anonymous If you buy a permit to protest, or only protest in "approved zones", you are NOT protesting anything...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-27-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Police Reports Illustrated: Woman Feels Barred In

by Callan Berry Callan Berry Original blotter report here. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

The Minneapolis Somali Community is Facing a Dark Web of Murders

They came to escape civil war, so why are they killing each other in the streets?
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  Erin Carlyle  |  11-13-2008  |  Crime & Justice

Convict Has Little Chance in Hell of Cheating Hangman

There was plenty of motive indicating Jimmie Ray Slaughter killed Melody Wuertz and her baby, Jessica. Now important evidence is in question as he faces a date with death.
Oklahoma Gazette  |  Ben Fenwick  |  02-23-2005  |  Crime & Justice

J. Lo's Back in 'The Back-Up Plan'

Jennifer Lopez is both a good sport and one funny mother in The Back-Up Plan
Pasadena Weekly  |  Carl Kozlowski  |  04-26-2010  |  Reviews