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Plus ça change...

When the beloved Cardinal Bar changed ownership and became Nomad World Pub, many loyal customers were afraid things would change...
Isthmus  |  06-15-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Off the Square: Ask a scientician

Off the Square examines the scientific method for chasing ground-breaking scientists out of Wisconsin...
Isthmus  |  06-15-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Eats events

Celebrate Dairy Month at Sassy Cow Creamery, go wildcrafting in downtown Madison, and discover “anti-sushi” at a pop-up at Estrellón,...
Isthmus  |  06-15-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Feedback: Letters & Comments

Letters and comments from the June 15, 2017 issue...
Isthmus  |  06-15-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Roads to node-where

About a dozen people at UW-Madison worked on the Department of Homeland Security-funded atlas over five years. Although previous attempts...
Isthmus  |  06-15-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

The time is ripe to topple Paul Ryan

For years, Paul Ryan remained popular at home — thanks, in part, to a press that anointed him a serious...
Isthmus  |  06-15-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Turning trash into cash

Dane County is looking for a new buyer for the methane gas produced at its landfill. An $18 million project...
Isthmus  |  06-15-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Variety show

At Thulasi Kitchen, Indian classics and street foods share the buffet with fusion dishes. That might mean an Indian twist...
Isthmus  |  06-15-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Celebs at University Ridge

The second American Family Insurance Championship lures Favre, Jeter and more. The gold event raises money for the Children’s Hospital...
Isthmus  |  06-15-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Getting the hang of this activism thing

A birthday party for the 19th Amendment offers a chance to celebrate the great strides women have taken into politics...
Isthmus  |  06-15-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

The last Wendy’s

With the closing of Wendy’s on State Street, classic fast food has disappeared from State Street...
Isthmus  |  06-15-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Feel the dread

Don’t go in expecting a conventional horror film. “It Comes at Night,” from director Edward Shults, delivers an unexpected and...
Isthmus  |  06-15-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Beauty and carnage

Kambui Olujimi’s “Zulu Time” exhibit at MMoCA is a provocative look at race and class, weaving together images representing notions...
Isthmus  |  06-15-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Woman’s best friend

“Megan Leavey,” the fact-based drama about a Marine and her explosive-sniffing dog, falls short of being inspirational...
Isthmus  |  06-15-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Win Tickets to Blind Pilot & Gregory Alan Isakov - August 23 at Capitol Theater

Win tickets to Blind Pilot & Gregory Alan Isakov at Overture Center for the Arts on August 23rd at 8...
Isthmus  |  06-15-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Muslim populations targeted in rising number of police-reported hate crimes, according to Statistics Canada

Recent data from the national agency reveal a five percent increase in hatred-driven incidents from 2014 to 2015, many of...

Trump Is Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

by Rich Smith According to the Washington Post, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is looking at Trump for obstruction...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Are Rich People to Blame for the Deadly Fire in a London Tower?

by Charles Mudede "Anyone who lives in London will recognise this story." BBC on TwitterOne part of London's multi-million dollar...
The Stranger  |  06-14-2017  |  Slog

Last Men in Aleppo Brings Needed Clarity to the War in Syria

by Andrew Wright Last Men in Aleppo screens this Wednesday and Thursday at Northwest Film Forum. Heroism, at least in...
The Stranger  |  06-14-2017  |  Slog

Taking in the Scenery: Laurie R. King's Lockdown Is a Page-Turner That Takes Its Time

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Laurie R. King appears for a signing at Third Place Books this Friday. Any parent will...
The Stranger  |  06-14-2017  |  Slog

Blabbermouth Podcast: What Incites Political Violence and How Is It Related to the GOP Baseball Practice Shooting?

by The Stranger House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and House Speaker Paul Ryan on their way to a briefing about...
The Stranger  |  06-14-2017  |  Slog

MUTANK'S Stephen Reynolds riffs on the majesty of German metal fests, the crossover power of D.R.I., and the benefits of tribalism

Montreal proves a great breeding ground for one of the country's great new punk-metal bands...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-14-2017  |  Music

Trump Is Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

by Rich Smith According to the Washington Post, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is looking at Trump for obstruction...
The Stranger  |  06-14-2017  |  Slog

Tangled Up in Blues: The Fountain Fest Approaches

The 36th annual Fountain Blues Festival is just a week away. But for blues fanatics, there’s plenty more free-form jamming, harmonica...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  06-14-2017  |  Activate

This Week in the Mercury: Queers Illustrated

by Kathleen Marie Sashiko Yuen Pride Week is here and that means the Mercury's Pride issue has arrived, AND IT'S...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

King Crimson Ride Prog Rock Vanguard to Mountain Winery

After decades as a successful touring musician and recording artist, Jakko Jakszyk is fronting the band he discovered in 1969, when...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  06-14-2017  |  Activate

DC Comics Trivia Night at AFKgg Gamer Lounge

Marvel fanbois need not apply. This month’s trivia night at AFK will focus exclusively on the DC Comics universe. The...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  06-14-2017  |  Activate

Too Good To Be True/May Actually Be True: Eating David Foster Wallace

by Sean Nelson For when you've finished considering the lobster. Oh, Onion Onion Onion, please be true true true! It's...
The Stranger  |  06-14-2017  |  Slog

Mayor Ed Murray: Accuser's Decision to Drop Sexual Abuse Lawsuit "Vindicates Me"

by Heidi Groover After four men accused Mayor Ed Murray of sexual abuse, Murray ended his bid for re-election. DAVID...
The Stranger  |  06-14-2017  |  Slog

Eugene Chadbourne and Jesse Zubot hope to relive magic of 2002

It occurred during the 25th-anniversary celebration of the Vancouver Folk Music Festival when the U.S. banjo player and Canadian violinist...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-14-2017  |  Music

National Aboriginal Day 2017: Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers builds relationships of reciprocity through film

Living in Vancouver and hailing from the Kainai First Nation in southern Alberta, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers has seen two different sides...

André Lachance riffs on an Orange Challenge that has nothing to do with Donald Trump

His quartet's debut album has much more to do with the chakra of creativity and fertility...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-14-2017  |  Music

Go Skate Day invites Vancouver skateboarders to compete for $2000

Everyone is welcome to barge the city—if they can keep up...

Safeco Field's New Name Should Be... Savage Love Stadium?

by Chase Burns The new face of baseball. You heathens. Baseball is our national pastime and y'all want to name...
The Stranger  |  06-14-2017  |  Slog

The Revolving Door of Uber Executives: A Guide to Who’s Out

The beleaguered ride-sharing company’s sexism and scandals have reached crisis mode. by Amber Cortes Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is taking...
The Stranger  |  06-14-2017  |  Slog

Our Complete Fourth of July Calendar

Fireworks, Parades, And Other Events in Seattle and Beyond by Stranger Things To Do Staff...
The Stranger  |  06-14-2017  |  Slog

National Aboriginal Day 2017: JB the First Lady brings indigenous world-view to hip-hop

She’s excited to see other indigenous musicians rising up, garnering support, and gaining recognition in the Canadian music scene...

Athens Democrat Will Run for State House

A screenshot from Deborah Gonzalez's website. Deborah Gonzalez, an Athens attorney, has announced that she will seek the Democratic Party...
Flagpole Magazine  |  06-14-2017  |  In the Loop

Vancouver International Guitar Festival celebrates six-string art

Taking place at the Chinese Cultural Centre and other venues from June 23 to June 25, it features instruments unlike...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-14-2017  |  Music

45 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Thursday, June 15

Keep busy with these events...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-14-2017  |  Views

“Go Back to the Zoo”: How Evergreen State College Became a Target For Right-Wing Trolls

by Ana Sofia Knauf Student protests at Evergreen State College brought national media attention. Then came the trolls. Evergreen State...
The Stranger  |  06-14-2017  |  Slog

“Go Back to the Zoo”: How Evergreen State College Became a Target For Right-Wing Trolls

by Ana Sofia Knauf Spring quarter at Evergreen State College is coming to a rocky close. After videos of heated...
The Stranger  |  06-14-2017  |  Slog

Philanthropy is Evil

Bloomberg's billion-dollar gift to a school that doesn't need a penny illustrates the inherent absurdity of capitalism: aggregating so much wealth and power in the hands of a few individuals. It's obscene and morally reprehensible to allow a disproportional share of resources to fall under the control of the arbitrary whims of a few quirky rich dudes.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  01-29-2013  |  Policy Issues

Seoul Survivor: Busted for Dope in South Korea

Teaching English as a second language in South Korea was a good gig for this recent college graduate and world traveler until he smoked hashish with the wrong people and found himself cought up in that country's draconian drug enforcement.
Isthmus  |  Jason Storbakken  |  01-28-2005  |  Crime & Justice

Failure to Enforce

The Alberta government fails to enforce its own laws on toxic tailings ponds and the tar sands.
VUE Weekly  |  Mimi Williams  |  09-02-2010  |  Environment