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26 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Wednesday, August 24

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The Georgia Straight  |  08-23-2016  |  Views

Watching Hillary Clinton Open that Pickle Jar on Jimmy Kimmel Just Proves (Insert Your Craziest Working Theory)

by Christopher Frizzelle This is not the funniest thing I have ever seen Hillary Clinton do on Jimmy Kimmel's show,...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-23-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

What the "White Man's Fly" Tells Us About Intelligent Design

by Charles Mudede Designing a city for other life forms. Sarah BergmannThe thing I better grasped when reading for the...
The Stranger  |  08-23-2016  |  Slog

Bobby McFerrin's April 29, 2017, concert has been cancelled

Refunds are available at point of purchase...
The Georgia Straight  |  08-23-2016  |  Views

Bible approved for AFB desk

The investigation of a Bible placed at a work station of Air Force Maj. Steve Lewis at Peterson Air Force...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  08-23-2016  |  Indy Blog

Hope You Like Movies in Your TV Shows!

by Ned Lannamann This is the trailer for the upcoming Lethal Weapon TV series. Yes, they made a TV show...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-23-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

We Saw You Riding Horses Outside a New Apartment Building, Rapping at Seattle Center, and Laughing at Hempfest

by Stranger Staff HORSES Being ridden in Columbia City. THE STRANGER HORSES AND COSTUMES IN COLUMBIA CITY We saw you,...
The Stranger  |  08-23-2016  |  Slog

Savage Love: Had to Get Away

by Dan Savage JOE NEWTON DEAR READERS: This is the final week of my summer vacation—but you've been getting a...
The Stranger  |  08-23-2016  |  Slog

The Most Important Police Reform Group You've Never Heard of—and How It's Failing to Do Its Job

The Most Important Police Reform Group You've Never Heard of—and How It's Failing to Do Its Job by Ansel Herz...
The Stranger  |  08-23-2016  |  Slog

Boyd Threatens Overton Park Conservancy Funding Over Greensward Suit

Legal wrangling on the Greensward parking issue re-surfaced Tuesday as Memphis City Council member Berlin Boyd accused the Overton Park...

Funky Little Theater Company reveals season lineup

On Saturday, Aug. 20, Funky Little Theater Company announced its third season. Though Men of Steel, which is currently on...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  08-23-2016  |  Indy Blog

Final week for "Seven Guitars" at Pittsburgh Playwrights, staged at August Wilson House

Seeing August Wilson’s Seven Guitars performed in the very Hill District backyard in which it was set should give anyone...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogh

MP3 ... Tuesday!

It may be a little later than usual, but don't make the mistake of sleeping on this week's MP3 offering. The...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  08-23-2016  |  FFW>>

SL Letter of the Day: Asexuality-It's a Thing.

by Dan Savage Originally posted on December 10, 2014. My intelligent, lovely, in-all-ways-phenomenal 18-year-old daughter just came out to me:...
The Stranger  |  08-23-2016  |  Slog

QLine testing is off to a great start

As you may have heard, testing for the QLine was set to happen today and well... oh heck, just see...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

Watching Hillary Clinton Open that Pickle Jar on Jimmy Kimmel Just Proves (Insert Your Craziest Working Theory)

by Christopher Frizzelle This is not the funniest thing I have ever seen Hillary Clinton do on Jimmy Kimmel's show,...
The Stranger  |  08-23-2016  |  Slog

Erroneous “911 call” of shooter at Embassy Suites Hotel 460 N. Cherry St.

"A Police Report states, on Aug. 23 at 12.54 pm, Troopers with NC State Highway Patrol were involved in a...
YES! Weekly  |  08-23-2016  |  The YES! Weekly blog!

Victory Square Block Party an enriching way to spend the Labour Day long weekend

Labour Day was created to celebrate the endeavours of working people. Which means that the government set aside September’s long...
The Georgia Straight  |  08-23-2016  |  Music

Punch Bowl Social brings on celebrity chef to overhaul menu

Punch Bowl Social is hoping to punch some new life into its culinary program with the addition of celebrity chef/author Hugh...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

Contrary opinion: The trouble with the RTA plan

Let me begin this blog by saying that I love mass transit. I lived in New York City for 11...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

Theater Review: Varied Visions of a Musical Mecca Grace Raleigh Stages

MEMPHIS ★★★★  Raleigh Little Theatre Through Sept. 11 MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET ★★★ ½ Theatre Raleigh Through Aug. 28 One single...
INDY Week  |  08-23-2016  |  Artery

Mining Company Behind Oakland Coal Terminal Withdraws IPO Plans, Bogged Down in Lawsuit

Bowie Resource Partners, the Kentucky-based coal company that was quietly backing plans by Oakland developer Phil Tagami and former Port...
East Bay Express  |  08-23-2016  |  92510

Students scramble to find new high school after last minute closure announcement

ORIGINALLY IT WAS the colors that stood out to Jada Hall, as she scrolled through the website for New Paradigm For...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

X-Files and Back to the Future stars survived some awkward moments at Wizard World

The X-Files reunion during Wizard World Chicago last Saturday opened on a cringe-inducing note. Moments after the quartet of cast members,...
Chicago Reader  |  08-23-2016  |  On Film

Cure your post-Olympic blues with Tour of Gymnastics Champions at the Palace

Unless you're Ryan Lochte, the 2016 Rio Olympic Games was a success for thousands of athletes and millions of fans...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

Cash Money For Art: It's Awards Season in Seattle

by Jen Graves Linked Twin Jerseys, 2016, hand-sewn silk chiffon, is part of the powerful group show What You See...
The Stranger  |  08-23-2016  |  Slog

The Details: The Devil's Music is an intimate night with the ghost of Bessie Smith

The Devil's Music is a simple pleasure. It's not one of the Hattiloo's most ambitious shows, but it's certainly one...

AJ+ publishes documentary about Detroit's eviction crisis

The preview for AJ+'s Eviction City documentary is hard to watch. It opens as a group of neighbors try to...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

Poverty porn and drive-by journalism collide in Rio de Janeiro during Summer Olympics

Brazil has the ninth largest economy in the world, but few TV viewers would recognize this from media coverage of...

The Stranger Things Soundtrackers Are Coming to Holocene

by Ned Lannamann Alex KachaAs a newspaper with its own style guide (an admittedly slender one that is chiefly devoted...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-23-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Why Essay’d at N'Namdi is worth a look before it closes next week

Visual art and writing don’t often work well together. Take a gander at any “artist’s statement” and you’ll often find...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

Seattle's Homeowners Will Not Save the Poor

by Charles Mudede Ron Sims believes "homeownership has been a wealth builder.” Charles Mudede #mc_embed_signup{padding: 20px; background:#fff;font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;width:100%;}Subscribe to The...
The Stranger  |  08-23-2016  |  Slog

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Natural Vs. Unnatural Threesomes

by Dan Savage Originally posted on December 10, 2014. I love your column, Dan, but I wanted to clear something...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-23-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Green Groups Urge Lawmakers: Don’t Leave Taxpayers on the Hook for Coal Cleanup

Following an Observer investigation into loose coal regulations that could put taxpayers on the hook for mine cleanup, green groups...
The Texas Observer  |  08-23-2016  |  La Linea

Bitchin Bajas conjure the life aquatic with a live film score

On Thursday night Chicago experimental trio Bitchin Bajas perform their entrancing score to the Olivia Wyatt film Sailing a Sinking Sea...
Chicago Reader  |  08-23-2016  |  Post No Bills

Alley Taco in, Goodwells out at Cass Corridor space

In perhaps a piece of bittersweet news we now have a clearer idea of what will become of the Cass...
Metro Times  |  08-23-2016  |  Blogs

Greensboro College Names Ashley Hyers to Theatre Faculty

Ashley Hyers, assistant professorof theatre and dance"GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Greensboro College has named long-time adjunct faculty member Ashley Hyers to...
YES! Weekly  |  08-23-2016  |  The YES! Weekly blog!

Korean BBQ To Open in Cooper-Young, etc.

Jun Lee says the original plan was to open the second DWJ Korean Barbecue in Oxford, but then real estate...

Greensboro College Names Lindsay Lane Assistant Admissions Data Manager

Lindsay Lane"GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Greensboro College has named Lindsay Lane assistant admissions data manager.In that role, she will compile and...
YES! Weekly  |  08-23-2016  |  The YES! Weekly blog!

Marijuana Law Passes First Hurdle in Council

An ordinance to decriminalize marijuana possession will get a full vote by the Memphis City Council in two weeks and...

This Is Promising: New Report Finds Seattle Police Rarely Use Force on People in Crisis

by Ansel Herz Taking a man in crisis to the hospital. Ansel Herz On a clear day in April, seven...
The Stranger  |  08-23-2016  |  Slog

A Killing in Pocahontas

A witness murdered, a drug ring exposed, a snake in a box.
Arkansas Times  |  Will Stephenson  |  04-22-2015  |  Crime & Justice

Shockingly True Tales From the World of Pinball Fanaticism

Most people don't know this, but pinball used to be illegal. From the early 1940s until the mid-1970s, the game was banned almost everywhere in this country; South Carolina law still forbids anyone under 18 from playing it.
Charleston City Paper  |  Jon Santiago  |  11-18-2014  |  Features

Lyft brings peer-to-peer ride-sharing to Colorado Springs

It was almost 11 o'clock in the morning, and I wanted a burger — actually, it was 10:54 a.m. I know because that's when I pulled out my smartphone, hit the balloon-shaped app, and grabbed a Lyft...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Bryce Crawford  |  04-30-2014  |  Transportation