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Activists Sue North Dakota Law Enforcement Over Alleged Excessive Force at Standing Rock

by Sydney Brownstone An activist locked to Dakota Access pipeline construction equipment in early September. SB Activists at Standing Rock...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-28-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Savage Love Letter of the Day: She Done Dumped Me Wrong

by Dan Savage A few months back, I got dumped hard by my girlfriend of almost two years. We’re both...
The Stranger  |  11-28-2016  |  Slog

July Talk gets deep in Vancouver

Known for its explosive live performances, the band did not disappoint its dedicated fans by delivering a passionate and high-energy...
The Georgia Straight  |  11-28-2016  |  Music

In Case You Gave Up on Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, Here’s What You Missed

I wasn't asking for four episodes devoid of conflict, but then again, it's Stars Hollow. And no, YOU'RE crying. by...
The Stranger  |  11-28-2016  |  Slog

Wes Anderson Made a Four-Minute Christmas Ad for H&M

by Ned Lannamann It's still a little too early for Christmas cheer, but that hasn't stopped H&M from unveiling its...
The Stranger  |  11-28-2016  |  Slog

Activists Sue North Dakota Law Enforcement Over Alleged Excessive Force at Standing Rock

by Sydney Brownstone An activist locked to Dakota Access pipeline construction equipment in early September. SB Activists at Standing Rock...
The Stranger  |  11-28-2016  |  Slog

Trump Is Also One of The Losers Benefitting from Fake News

by Charles Mudede We be in the city. Charles MudedeYesterday, the president-elect stunned everyone by claiming that he would have...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-28-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

You've Got Craft: Graveley & Sons jazzes up bar with botanical infusions

Get to know one of the many makers appearing at this year's Got Craft? holiday market...
The Georgia Straight  |  11-28-2016  |  Views

Vancouver dispensaries wait for Ottawa's marijuana regulations with cautious optimism

Vancouver dispensary owners are anxious about the federal government’s plan to legalize recreational marijuana but confident the process will eventually...

Wes Anderson Made a Four-Minute Christmas Ad for H&M

by Ned Lannamann It's still a little too early for Christmas cheer, but that hasn't stopped H&M from unveiling its...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-28-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Seattle Police Steadily Increasing Diversity of Force With New Hires

by Ansel Herz The SPD is becoming less lily-white. SPD Under the leadership of chief Kathleen O'Toole, the Seattle Police...
The Stranger  |  11-28-2016  |  Slog

Colony House plays Vancouver on April 1

Tickets go on sale this Friday...
The Georgia Straight  |  11-28-2016  |  Views

42 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Tuesday, November 29

Keep busy with these events...
The Georgia Straight  |  11-28-2016  |  Views

B.C. nonprofit outlines the case for abolishing solitary confinement in Canadian prisons

An in-depth report on the use of solitary confinement in Canadian prisons makes an impassioned plea for the government to...

Army Corps Says It Will Break Up Standing Rock Camp by December 5, Proposes "Free Speech Zone" Instead

by Sydney Brownstone A scene from Oceti Sakowin camp at dusk in September. SB For the last seven months, Standing...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-28-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Food from renowned Chef Marcus Samuelsson's latest cookbook to be featured at Central Kitchen + Bar

Chef Marcus Samuelsson has a career that just about any cook would envy. His cuisine has racked up a number of awards (James...
Metro Times  |  11-28-2016  |  Blogs

World AIDS Day 2016 in Vancouver: Reel Causes, Positive Living BC, and Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week

There'll be a few events that will be held in conjunction with the HIV/AIDS awareness day...
The Georgia Straight  |  11-28-2016  |  Views

Beyond the Arc Podcast #61: The Fizdale Effect

This week on the show, Kevin and Phil talk about: A fairly uneventful home-and-home with Miami The Grizzlies will miss...

Trump Is Also One of The Losers Benefitting from Fake News

by Charles Mudede We be in the city. Charles MudedeYesterday, the president-elect stunned everyone by claiming that he would have...
The Stranger  |  11-28-2016  |  Slog

In Uptown Oakland, Catered to You Serves a Fish Sandwich Worth Saving

The fish sandwich at Catered to You (1711 Telegraph Ave.), a no-frills takeout window in Uptown Oakland, is deceptively modest...
East Bay Express  |  11-28-2016  |  Ear Bud

Portland Jazz Club Jimmy Mak's Is Closing at the End of 2016

by Ned Lannamann FacebookPortland jazz club Jimmy Mak's has announced it will be closing at the end of 2016. A...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-28-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Charlie LeDuff quits Fox gig

The Pulitzer prize-winning reporter/cellphone thief-nabber/walking content factory Charlie LeDuff has quit his gig at Fox, announcing the move in a...
Metro Times  |  11-28-2016  |  Blogs

Have a Thanksgiving Horror Story? We Want to Hear About It.

by Stranger Staff Did you mess up the Turkey? We've been there. You already know about our worst Thanksgiving weekends...
The Stranger  |  11-28-2016  |  Slog

DJKage and Mic Phelps to drop new album 'Grand Design 2' at start of the year

One of Detroit’s best known beat makers plan to bring 2017 in with a great new album, expected to drop...
Metro Times  |  11-28-2016  |  Blogs

The Walking Dead Recap: Tara? Which One is Tara? Ohhh, THAT Tara.

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey "The reason you don't remember me is because I've been hiding behind this tree the entire...
The Stranger  |  11-28-2016  |  Slog

Buzz band of the week: Twin Peaks at El Club this Thursday

Twin Peaks is a young, poppy garage-rock band, and we hear that they are a lot of fun live. Tickets...
Metro Times  |  11-28-2016  |  Blogs

The 26 Best Concerts in Seattle This Week: November 28-December 4, 2016

Kamasi Washington, The Filson Ballard Launch, SMooCH, And More Critics' Picks by Stranger Things To Do Staff The holiday season...
The Stranger  |  11-28-2016  |  Slog

Win Tickets to See The Exorcist—with Linda Blair in Attendance!

by Erik Henriksen This Saturday, the Hollywood Theatre and Movie Madness are showing William Friedkin's 1973 horror classic The Exorcist—with...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-28-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Art After Trump: Seattle Exhibitions to Calm You Down and Rile You Up

Picks From Our Visual Art Critic by Jen Graves Don't stay home. You're going to need two kinds of art...
The Stranger  |  11-28-2016  |  Slog

MP3 Monday: Wreck Loose

This week’s MP3 comes from Wreck Loose. The band's rollicking new single, “Long Time Listener, First Time Caller” may put you in...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  11-28-2016  |  FFW>>

I, Anonymous: Thanks, SPD

by Anonymous Steven Weissman I have to rave about the Seattle Police Department for a minute! I was one of...
The Stranger  |  11-28-2016  |  Slog

85 Vancouver concerts in December

Get in the seasonal spirit with some live music!...
The Georgia Straight  |  11-28-2016  |  Views

The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Festive Cantatas: J.S. Bach's Magnificat

On December 18, 3 p.m., Festive Cantatas: J.S. Bach Magnificat comes to the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts...
The Georgia Straight  |  11-28-2016  |  Views

Tipless in Seattle

by Anonymous Reality check for those that think people that deliver food to your fat selfish faces don't deserve a...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-28-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Will Johnson Premiere

Lo-fi bard borrows kids’ keyboard for ambient composition...

Food News: All of Your Old Favorites Are Slowly Disappearing But at Least You Can Comfort Yourself with Dumplings and Vegan Ice Cream

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue We all scream for no cream at Frankie & Jo's. Brooke Fitts/Frankie & Jo's You Can Start...
The Stranger  |  11-28-2016  |  Slog

The 40 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: November 28-December 4, 2016

by Stranger Things To Do Staff "Phil Kline's Unsilent Night is like a bell-heavy, mobile version of Zaireeka by the...
The Stranger  |  11-28-2016  |  Slog

Pulaski Heights BBQ's Smokehouse Destroyed By Fire

Photo Credit: Pulaski Heights BBQ via social media Pulaski Heights BBQ experienced a pretty major fire over the Thanksgiving holidays,...
Flagpole Magazine  |  11-28-2016  |  Grub Notes

City of Vancouver to raise property taxes, utility fees, and other charges to fund 2017 budget

Council votes on the 2017 budget of $1.8 billion on December 13...

Vancouver comedy/improv roundup: November 28 to December 4

Looking to see some comedy this week? The Straight’s got you covered...
The Georgia Straight  |  11-28-2016  |  Views

Other Worlds Austin Adds Owen Egerton's Latest

Plus sci-fi fest's closing night title, and shorts...

Combat Seasonal Depression With Seriously Cheap Holiday Cheer

My family is 940 miles away as the Google Map flies, and the familiar trappings of my Christmases -- and it's time to mark my own territory for the yuletide.
Willamette Week  |  Saundra Sorenson  |  12-05-2007  |  Shopping

Two New Books Take a Hard Look at the State of America's Public Schools

Baltimore schools today are in another round of substantial "reform" and two new books by important players in the national debate about how and where kids learn have direct relevance to the changes now taking place in the city
Baltimore City Paper  |  Michael Corbin  |  04-12-2010  |  Education

Giving It Away Can Pay

RCRD LBL lets advertisers support the artists so consumers don't have to.
Chicago Reader  |  Miles Raymer  |  03-03-2008  |  Music