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Grammys 2017: Adele vs. Beyoncé, A Tribe Called Quest vs. Trump, Bruno Mars vs. Reality, Who vs. Cares?

by Sean Nelson Metallica and Lady Gaga at the Grammys: Could've been better. Could've been much worse, too. Christopher Polk/Getty...
The Portland Mercury  |  02-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

MP3 Monday: The Long Hunt

Okay, people who like minimalist post-rock, sludge, drone metal and repetition, The Long Hunt's debut is going to make you...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  02-13-2017  |  FFW>>

Canadian PM Battles Trump to Handshake Draw

By now, alert students of President Donald Trump are aware that his handshake style is aggressive, awkward, and jerky, much...

The Walking Dead Recap: Tips for Overthrowing Trump, Part One

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Did you watch last night's mid-season premiere of Helpful Tips for Overthrowing Trump 101 The Walking...
The Portland Mercury  |  02-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Lisa's Lunchbox to Go in Tuscany Space, etc.

Lisa's Lunchbox will move into the Tuscany Italian Eatery space on Front street. Owner Lisa Clay Getske says they were...

Grammys 2017: Adele vs. Beyoncé, Tribe vs. Trump, Bruno Mars vs. Reality, Who vs. Cares?

by Sean Nelson Metallica and Lady Gaga at the Grammys: Could've been better. Could've been much worse, too. Christopher Polk/Getty...
The Stranger  |  02-13-2017  |  Slog

...&More... Premieres Growth Through Acceptance

An ATX hip-hop soundtrack to futile existence...

QLINE bombed with graffiti before it even opens

Facebook user Mickey McCanham posted a photo this morning of a QLINE street car decorated with graffiti. The graffiti reads...
Metro Times  |  02-13-2017  |  Blogs

Corker Describes Trump as a "Wrecking Ball"

Yes, “Wrecking ball.” That’s the expression Tennessee Senator Bob Corker used to describe President Donald Trump, in a recent interview...

#GrammysSoWhite hashtag emerges after Beyoncé, Drake, and Rihanna snubbed in major categories

Beyoncé and Drake won two Grammys, but were runners-up for Album of the Year and Record of the Year...
The Georgia Straight  |  02-13-2017  |  Music

The Morning News: Seattle Cannot Be a Sanctuary City Without Affordable Housing, Migrants Heading to Canada

by Charles Mudede An apartment building near Othello Station. Charles MudedeNew Affordable Rental Building With 108 Units Receives Applications from...
The Stranger  |  02-13-2017  |  Slog

Just announced: Metallica at Comerica Park in July

Tickets go on sale this Friday, Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. to see Metallica perform at Comerica Park on Wednesday, July...
Metro Times  |  02-13-2017  |  Blogs

Perdue Spokesman: Greensboro Rally Was 'Manufactured' and 'Disruptive'

Photo Credit: John Buckley Athens for Everyone pushed back today against a spokeswoman for Georgia Sen. David Perdue who called...
Flagpole Magazine  |  02-13-2017  |  In the Loop

From track star to DJ

Twenty years ago, Gabe Moskoff was a sophomore at Madison East. Today, he's the DJ for rap supergroup Run the...
Isthmus  |  02-13-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Music Video Monday: Aquarian Blood

Today's Music Video Monday has a taste for blood. Aquarian Blood started life as a home recording project by husband-and-wife...

Good Morning, News: Mike Flynn in Trouble, the Grammys are a Joke, and Trump's Westworld Robot Speaks

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! If you arrive and don't see me, I'm going to be with my...
The Portland Mercury  |  02-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

We need to talk about Mike Posner at the Grammys last night

If you watched the Grammys last night, you probably noticed Beyoncé slaying the game, Adele winning every award, and Rihanna...
Metro Times  |  02-13-2017  |  Blogs

Things to Do This Week: February 13-16

by Mercury Staff Lotta love to indulge this week, and not just because Valentine's Day is wrapping up all of...
The Portland Mercury  |  02-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Texas’ Largest Corporate Welfare Program is Rapidly Ballooning

The program will cost taxpayers at least $8.5 billion over its lifetime, according to an Observer analysis. The post Texas’...
The Texas Observer  |  02-13-2017  |  La Linea

Consider the Tails of Two Bunnies

A rabbit running, and one at rest...

Former Tiger Prince Fielder is getting his own cooking show on Netflix

They say that you should find some sort of hobby once you retire from the game — maybe take up...
Metro Times  |  02-13-2017  |  Blogs

A Judge's Decision Today Could Stop the City from Unfairly Trashing Homeless People's Belongings

by Heidi Groover Crews from the City of Seattle and the Washington State Department of Transportation regularly clear encampments like...
The Stranger  |  02-13-2017  |  Slog

Q & A: Memphis Open Tournament Director Erin Mazurek

The ATP World Tour returns to the Racquet Club of Memphis this week, the 41st consecutive year of professional tennis...

Thousands of Writers Slept Near Steve Bannon This Weekend: A Dispatch from AWP 2017

by Willie Fitzgerald On Saturday night, a couple hundred writers stood vigil outside the White House. They were having trouble...
The Stranger  |  02-13-2017  |  Slog

Oakland Nonprofit Sues Coca-Cola, 'Big Soda' Lobbyist Group Over 'Following The Tobacco Playbook'

The local nonprofit alleges that Coca-Cola uses front groups to engage in a “deceptive campaign” by falsely representing and manipulating...
East Bay Express  |  02-13-2017  |  Ear Bud

Photos: Bockfest at Great Dane Hilldale

Great Dane's Bockfest at Great Dane Hilldale Feb. 11, 2017...
Isthmus  |  02-13-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Tell All: My daughter’s sweetheart is a jerk

I’ve always had a great relationship with my daughter, but that changed when she met her new boyfriend. I don’t...
Isthmus  |  02-13-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Girls Season 6 Premiere Recap: “That’s Sun in Her Pussy!”

by Jessica Fu Riz Ahmed plays a surfing instructor, who becomes Hannah Horvath's new love interest. MARK SCHAFER/HBO The sixth...
The Stranger  |  02-13-2017  |  Slog

Win Tickets to Jackie Greene Band - April 14 at Majestic Madison

Win tickets to Jackie Greene Band at Majestic on April 14 at 9 pm...
Isthmus  |  02-12-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Win Tickets to Marc Maron - April 28 at Orpheum

Win tickets to Marc Maron: The Too Real Tour at Orpheum on April 28 at 7 pm...
Isthmus  |  02-12-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Oakland's Fantastic Negrito Won A Grammy!

Fantastic Negrito's earned his first Grammy nomination for The Last Days of Oakland — and this afternoon he took home the...
East Bay Express  |  02-12-2017  |  Ear Bud

Temple 74, Tigers 62

Basketball teams don't go 11 minutes without scoring and win. In a game of runs Sunday afternoon at FedExForum, the...

Our 'official' 2017 Grammy predictions

The music industry's biggest night of back-patting is tonight and we have some thoughts on who will go home with...
Metro Times  |  02-12-2017  |  Blogs

Jazz singer and seven-time Grammy winner Al Jarreau dies

The silky-smooth vocalist was beloved by R&B fans around the world...
The Georgia Straight  |  02-12-2017  |  Music

Fuck Ann Coulter—the real "No Favors" story is Eminem showing some balls by declaring war on Donald Trump

There’s a lot to lose by announcing you aren’t going to rally ’round the flag...
The Georgia Straight  |  02-12-2017  |  Music

All the people we saw at night 1 of the Dirty Show

We have a special place in our hearts for the annual Dirty Show at the Russel Industrial Center. This year,...
Metro Times  |  02-12-2017  |  Blogs

Grammy Awards absences grab as much attention as Beyoncé's nine nominations

It looks like some of the music industry's biggest stars, including Drake, are taking a pass on tonight's show...
The Georgia Straight  |  02-12-2017  |  Music

Jazz great, in opera

A full house jammed into Overture’s Capitol Theater Feb. 10 for opening night of Madison Opera’s production of “Charlie Parker’s...
Isthmus  |  02-12-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Trump Attorney General Jeff Sessions Takes Aim at Transgender Rights

On the second day of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s tenure, the Justice Department filed a legal brief Friday that represents a...
INDY Week  |  02-11-2017  |  Triangulator

Sembene! and Black Girl: Viewing the "Father" of African Filmmaking

A doc and a feature introduce the films of Ousmane Sembène...

NAACP Estimates More Than 80K Turned Out to Protest Trump at the Moral March on Raleigh

Becky Goldman was born to march. “My parents are animal rights activists and they had a protest sign in my...
INDY Week  |  02-11-2017  |  Triangulator

BANG! BANG BANG BANG BANG! BANG BANG BANG BANG BANG BANG BANG!!!

by Erik Henriksen BANG! BANG BANG BANG BANG! BANG. BANG BANG BANG!! John Wick shoots so many bad guys in...
The Portland Mercury  |  02-11-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

NBA Finals Game 1: Winning Time

If you're a fan of low scoring games, low-percentage shooting and sleep depravity, then Game 1 of the NBA Finals was the game for you!
Miami New Times  |  Chris Joseph  |  06-01-2011  |  Sports

The Corvette Thief

78-year-old Dan Ott has stolen more than 1,000 cars in his life. And left plenty of damage along the way
Cleveland Scene  |  Vince Grzegorek  |  07-30-2015  |  Features

Latinos Warn of 'False' Credit Card

Advertised nationwide to Spanish speakers as offering a $2,000 line of credit, Pro Line is derided as a scam by consumer advocates.
East Bay Express  |  Kara Platoni  |  09-07-2004  |  Business & Labor