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SPD Remove Anti-Gentrification Activists Occupying MidTown Center Building

by Ana Sofia Knauf Activists occupying a former business space on 23rd Avenue and Union Street were removed from the...
The Stranger  |  04-19-2017  |  Slog

Following Renovations, Mayor Ted Wheeler Ratchets Up City Hall Security

by Dirk VanderHart New! Semi-friendly! Dirk VanderHartAfter more than a month in the musty old Portland Building, Portland City Council...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Drake Might Be Riding a Segway in Portland Right Now

by Claire Holley DRAKE Where IS he?! getty / Credit: Kevin Winter Since the Soul'd Out Festival announced its fantastic...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Row House Cafe Owner Erin Maher Wants to Set the Record Straight

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Erin Maher at her Row House Cafe Courtesy Erin Maher The Row House Cafe has been in...
The Stranger  |  04-19-2017  |  Slog

171 Arrests, 99 Dismissals: Tracking All the Protest Arrests in the Trump Era

by Doug Brown SOURCE: MULTNOMAH COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE It’s been a common sight over last six months: activists in...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Seattle Art Fair Announces 2017 Exhibitor List

by Jessica Fu James Clar, Awake In Your Sleep, 2016 The third annual Seattle Art Fair will feature a huge...
The Stranger  |  04-19-2017  |  Slog

24 Weed Events On 4/20 2017 In Seattle

Comedy shows, food specials, pot shop parties, and other stoner events. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Since Seattle is...
The Stranger  |  04-19-2017  |  Slog

Thursday Night Is Your First Chance to Watch Seattle's Mayoral Candidates Debate

by Heidi Groover Urban planner Cary Moon is the latest addition to a newly competitive mayor's race. nate gowdy Incumbent...
The Stranger  |  04-19-2017  |  Slog

Local Punks, Till I Fall, Stand Up on New EP

Lately, Brandon Leeland says he’s been feeling like the whole world’s gone mad. From watching the everyday struggles of friends...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  04-19-2017  |  Activate

Peanut Butter Wolf’s Homecoming at The Ritz

Not long after Chris Manak moved to Los Angeles to live with underground hip-hop producer Madlib, Metro reached out to the...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  04-19-2017  |  Activate

Hit List: Best Music, Art & Culture Apr 19-25

When Steve Wozniak was working to launch the first Silicon Valley Comic Con, the Apple co-founder and his partners considered...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  04-19-2017  |  Activate

Staying Vertical and Metamorphoses showcase the provocative side of French cinema

This Friday two new films shot in the south of France by prominent auteurs will open in Chicago: Alain Guiraudie's...
Chicago Reader  |  04-19-2017  |  On Film

Widespread Panic Collabs With Jittery Joe's on New Coffee Blend

Athens-based coffee roaster Jittery Joe's has announced it will continue its series of collaborations with local musicians with Up All...
Flagpole Magazine  |  04-19-2017  |  Homedrone

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Open Relationships Can Work (But This One Doesn't)

by Dan Savage I am a 28-year-old homoflexible woman. My girlfriend/partner of eight years (who I co-own a house with)...
The Stranger  |  04-19-2017  |  Slog

City of Livermore Continues To Hide Records Related To Former Police Officer Accused Of Sex Crimes In 'Celeste Guap' Case

Why is Livermore shielding police misconduct? Police unions lobby legislators and fight legal battles to keep information about police misconduct...
East Bay Express  |  04-19-2017  |  Ear Bud

Blood, Laughs, and Ben Wheatley's Free Fire

by Erik Henriksen "You know what? Fuck the small talk. Let’s buy some guns, eh?” So speaketh Chris (Cillian Murphy)...
The Stranger  |  04-19-2017  |  Slog

Persons of Interest: Luke Baumgarten and Ginger Ewing, a Power Couple Building Up Spokane's Art Scene

by Amber Cortes Rajah BoseLuke Baumgarten and Ginger Ewing both grew up around Spokane, moved away, and then moved back...
The Stranger  |  04-19-2017  |  Slog

The Promise: Love in the Time of Genocide

by Elinor Jones The Promise has been marketed as a romance set against the backdrop of the fall of the...
The Stranger  |  04-19-2017  |  Slog

Weed Fairies Are Real, and They're EVERYWHERE

by Jenni Moore Photo by Getty/Smileitsmccheeze, Illustrations by Jenny ZychRemember back before legalization? When buying weed used to be such...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

What’s She Mad About Now? "Fighting Your Inner Tomi"

by Courtenay Hameister ALLISON KEREKLast month, Ann-Coulter-in-training Tomi Lahren appeared on The View and shocked pundits on both sides of...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Oakland's Poorest Neighborhoods Will Be The Most Susceptible to Flooding Due To Climate Change And Sea-Level Rise

Some neighborhood pockets might become unlivable by the century’s end. Imagine the flooded streets and extreme storms of this past...
East Bay Express  |  04-19-2017  |  Ear Bud

Beyond Air Borne: A Look At Medicated-Cannabis Elixirs That Claim To Boost Your Immune System

Reviewed: Dragon Elixirs Elderberry. Anyone who has ever worked in an office probably realizes how easily that space can turn...
East Bay Express  |  04-19-2017  |  Ear Bud

Occupy Theater Visits Aurora

Temple, a history play set specifically on October 28, 2011, a pivotal day during the Occupy London movement, might make...
East Bay Express  |  04-19-2017  |  Ear Bud

The Heart of Whiteness: Ijeoma Oluo Interviews Rachel Dolezal, the White Woman Who Identifies as Black

by Ijeoma Oluo RAJAH BOSE I'm sitting across from Rachel Dolezal, and she looks... white. Not a little white, not...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Happy 4/20 2017!

Lots of amazing opportunity at East Bay dispensaries on this holiday ... or just stay home and watch Broad City...
East Bay Express  |  04-19-2017  |  Ear Bud

Historic William C. Ellis & Sons Building in Demolition Crosshairs

As part of a $3.5 million property purchase, 275 S. Front was the first parcel to be demolished by the...

So The Barrel Cap Bill Has Been Gutted

A proposal to raise the limit on how many barrels of beer breweries can self-distribute appears to be dead. Currently,...
INDY Week  |  04-19-2017  |  Triangulator

Better off with a BearCat

The Madison Police Department is hoping to get a slightly less imposing military vehicle by buying a BearCat from the...
Isthmus  |  04-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Smoke Up... It's the Mercury's Jam-Packed Weed Issue!

by Ned Lannamann Minh TranTomorrow's 4/20, and that means... it's time for the Mercury's Weed Issue! This week we've got...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Our Guide to the Artists You Shouldn’t Miss at This Year's Soul'd Out Festival

by Mercury Music Staff LEE FIELDS Holding down the soul revival table. SESSE LIND For the past eight years, the...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

After Accuser's Name is Revealed, Mayor Ed Murray Claims He Doesn't Know Him

by Heidi Groover Three men accuse Mayor Ed Murray of sexually abusing them as teenagers. The mayor denies the allegations...
The Stranger  |  04-19-2017  |  Slog

Old, Schooled: Fox News Fires Bill O'Reilly

by Dan Savage And that's it for Papa Bear. #BillOReilly pic.twitter.com/PbGYvoy1yN— Kevin Necessary (@knecessary) April 19, 2017 NYT: Bill O’Reilly...
The Stranger  |  04-19-2017  |  Slog

Affordable-housing advocates want Pittsburgh to buy Penn Plaza to maintain affordable units

In June 2015, when LG Realty Advisors placed 90-day eviction notices on the doors of the 312 units that made...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  04-19-2017  |  Blogh

One Day at a Time: Trump's Clusterfuck, and OH GOD SCORPIONS!

by Ann Romano PRESIDENT TRUMP "Look, if I don't know what the military is doing, how can you blame me...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

2017 Detroit Jazz Fest lineup: Wayne Shorter, Regina Carter, Kamasi Washington, Herbie Hancock, and dozens more

Today the Detroit Jazz Festival (which as we all know is the world’s largest free jazz festival) announced its artist...
Metro Times  |  04-19-2017  |  Blogs

Portland is Getting an Abortion Storytelling Show Hosted by Mary Numair

by Megan Burbank Remember Mary Numair? She's the local hero who shut down anti-abortion protestors outside Planned Parenthood on NE...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Oregon Nonprofit Has Information on the Murray Allegations, But They're Refusing to Share It

by Sydney Brownstone Volunteers of America Oregon refused to let The Stranger speak to Jeff Simpson's former counselor, despite Simpson's...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Jack White's documentary on pioneering days of recorded sound gets May release

Back in 2015, Jack White announced that he was going to executive produce a documentary about the history of recording...
Metro Times  |  04-19-2017  |  Blogs

Submit Your Events Now For The Summer 2017 Edition of Seattle Art and Performance

by Stranger Things To Do Staff The submission deadline is Wednesday, May 3. Believe it or not, summer will be...
The Stranger  |  04-19-2017  |  Slog

Love Wins Community Center Staff Quits, Alleging Financial Mismanagement by Executive Director

In a dramatic turn of events yesterday, the staff of the Love Wins Community Engagement Center, a community center and...
INDY Week  |  04-19-2017  |  Triangulator

The Case of the Missing Governor

We’re now more than halfway through Greg Abbott’s first term as governor, and we still know little about what makes...
The Texas Observer  |  04-19-2017  |  La Linea

E.M. Wolfman Turns Three

Our favorite general interest small bookstore, founded by Justin Carder in April of 2014 is celebrating its third birthday and...
East Bay Express  |  04-19-2017  |  Ear Bud

Gary Bass Makes a Convincing Case for Forceful Humanitarianism

Unlike most books interested in promoting human rights by force of arms, Bass focuses on the actions of Western nations and not the philosophies of phony intellectuals from beltway think tanks.
Charleston City Paper  |  Dylan Hales  |  09-24-2008  |  Nonfiction

Stroke Misdiagnosis Leaves Woman Speechless

The first hospital said her problems were all in her mind. The second said that she was having a stroke. A stroke from which she most likely would have made a full recovery if she'd received immediate treatment at the first ER.
Houston Press  |  Dianna Wray  |  09-04-2014  |  Health

The Electric Museum Acid Test

When artists use drugs, publications, shelter and lifestyle as tools for expression just as artists preceding them employed cameras, paint and clay; when artworks don’t fit neatly into a gilded frame or beneath a sparkling glass case, museums must adapt and turn the establishment on its head.
Eugene Weekly  |  Alexandra Notman  |  02-04-2013  |  Art