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The Theater Artists Who Got Locked Out of Their Own Show

Here's a new development: Your play has been canceled. by Rich Smith Carol Louise Thompson's play was scheduled to premiere...
The Stranger  |  08-09-2017  |  Slog

Soul-Food Restaurant Peaches Is Back

Photo Credit: Peaches/Facebook If you arrived in Athens after 2012, you probably don't know what I'm talking about, but once...
Flagpole Magazine  |  08-09-2017  |  Grub Notes

Special Session a ‘Battle Royal’ for Dominionists Who Seek Christian Rule

Nicknames for this summer’s special session have proliferated faster than hashtags and lapel pins. It’s been called “30 days of...
The Texas Observer  |  08-09-2017  |  La Linea

Morris Publishing Will Sell the Athens Banner-Herald

Photo Credit: Blake Aued/file The News Building, a tiny portion of which is home to the Athens Banner-Herald. Augusta-based Morris...
Flagpole Magazine  |  08-09-2017  |  In the Loop

Win Tickets to Tastes & Toasts - August 17 at Edgewater Hotel

Win tickets to Tastes & Toasts at Edgewater Hotel on August 17th at 7:00 pm...
Isthmus  |  08-09-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Vinyl Cave: "Big Bluegrass Special" by The Green River Boys & Glen Campbell

Over a six-decade career, Glen Campbell recorded in about every style you can imagine...
Isthmus  |  08-09-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Win Tickets to Foster the People - September 9 at Orpheum Madison

Win tickets to Foster the People at Orpheum Madison on September 9th at 7:00 pm...
Isthmus  |  08-09-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Win Tickets to Garrison Keillor - September 2 at Breese Stevens

Win tickets to Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Love & Comedy Tour at Breese Stevens on September 2nd at 5:30 pm...
Isthmus  |  08-09-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Win Tickets to Tour de Fat - August 23 at Overture Center

Win tickets to Tour de Fat at Overture Center for the Arts on August 23rd at 7:00 pm...
Isthmus  |  08-09-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Sipping on Clouds

Beat the Heat with Egg White Cocktails—No, Really! by Thomas Ross It’s too hot. The sky is a bright, flat...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-09-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Punch Policy

Portland police disavow trump’s pro-brutality speech—then argue it’s okay to punch suspects in the face. by Doug Brown “Please don’t...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-09-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Portlanders Just Forced Changes to Contentious Police Oversight Proposals

But the outcome is still up in the air. by Dirk VanderHart SOMETIMES outrage works. Last week, Portland City Council...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-09-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

From Slacktivism to Activism

Resistance events for the week of August 9-15. by Emilly Prado WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9 9th Annual Pink Party! Nothing says...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-09-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do Music: August 9-15

Noteworthy shows for the week of August 9-15. WEDNESDAY 8/9 GOLDEN RETRIEVER, VISIBLE CLOAKS, DOLPHIN MIDWIVES, ILYAS AHMED, DANIELLE ROSS...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-09-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Party Review

I attended a grilling in St. Johns. by D. Martin Austin Would I like to attend a grill-out in St...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-09-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things To Do Film: August 11-17

This week: An American Werewolf in London, Jackie Chan, and the worst movie ever made, Space Jam. by Mercury Staff...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-09-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Portland’s New Police Chief

She’s respected by civil rights advocates by Doug Brown Portland Police Chief Mike Marshman is getting the boot. Portland Mayor...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-09-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Hall Monitor: The End of Saltzman’s Easy Streak?

One of next year’s council races is shaping up to be a doozy. by Dirk VanderHart IT'S BEEN nearly 20...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-09-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

An Excerpt from Fetch: How A Bad Dog Brought Me Home

Nicole Georges on Her Lovable, Cranky Pup by Nicole Georges In Fetch, Portland artist Nicole Georges tells the story of...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-09-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Portland’s Pretty

Free Speech: Live Storytelling featuring Summer Lovin’ by Marissa Sullivan When my good friend asked me if I wanted to...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-09-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Letters to the Editor

“I’m confused about how you square your concern about climate change with your advocacy for Burger Week.” THE COST OF...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-09-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

This Week’s Featured I, Anonymous!

“I can’t win for losing.” by Anonymous I’m a single dad who’s a minority (POC), and I’ve noticed a few...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-09-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Prostitute Says She Killed Three to Prove Love for Pimp

"When you're out there and you're living that fast life, you can never say what you wouldn't do," says Falicia Blakely, a nude dancer and mother who committed multiple murders at age 18.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Mara Shalhoup  |  04-27-2004  |  Crime & Justice

Peace Corps Volunteers Play Delicate Role Amid Conflicts

Peace Corps volunteers serve not only as goodwill ambassadors but, in bellicose times, as extensions of the United States' foreign policy.
San Antonio Current  |  Lisa Sorg  |  01-05-2005  |  International

Extinction On Demand?

Will print-on-demand technology save publishing or deliver its final death blow?
Baltimore City Paper  |  Rachel Monroe  |  09-20-2010  |  Books