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Art Space Mokedo Is Another Victim of Seattle's Seemingly Endless Real Estate Madness

by Leah St. Lawrence "Mollie With Cassette Sculpture" Courtesy of Mokedo Mokedo, owned and operated by Mollie Bryan for the...
The Stranger  |  07-20-2018  |  Slog

Things to Do Friday!

12 Things to Do for July 20 by Mercury Things to Do Staff Cathedral Park Jazz Festival As if you...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-20-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do Sunday!

7 Things to Do for July 22 by Mercury Things to Do Staff Sit, Stay, Slay: A Drag Show... with...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-20-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do Saturday!

14 Things to Do for July 21 by Mercury Things to Do Staff The Roots It's been said The Roots...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-20-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Detainees in Tacoma to Be Reunited With Children in Texas, 13 Dead in Missouri Duck Boat Accident

Ancient Egypt sarcophagus is kinda lame, we landed on the moon 49 years ago, it's tornado season by Nathalie Graham...
The Stranger  |  07-20-2018  |  Slog

Pickathon Starlight Series, Episode 10: Sweet Spirit

by Ned Lannamann James GloverOnce Pickathon weekend has ended and the weeks go by, memories can sometimes fade and blur...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-20-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Who Gets Mercy on Death Row? Chris Young’s Execution Raises Questions of Racial Bias

Secrecy is a hallmark of the death penalty in Texas, where the state masks the identities of executioners and shields...
The Texas Observer  |  07-20-2018  |  La Linea

Spaceship

by Anonymous Very tired today. New phone. New shoes. New backpack. God damn new to me car still won't work...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-19-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Stop Clacking Your Fan

by Anonymous Dear fan-clacking homosexual, whichever dance floor you may haunt: I know your dance game isn’t all it’s cracked...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-19-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Buy Your Tickets to These 29 Newly Announced Events Before They Sell Out

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Texas troubadour Kacey Musgraves, who recently opened for Harry Styles, will return to Seattle...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2018  |  Slog

Buy Your Tickets to 29 These Newly Announced Events Before They Sell Out

Buy Your Tickets to These Newly Announced Events Before They Sell Out by Stranger Things To Do Staff We all...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2018  |  Slog

The Downside of PrEP: Syphilis Rates Are Up

by Katie Herzog Remember these? Keith Brofsky/Getty Images Looks like ol' Grandpa Savage was right. After PrEP, the pre-exposure prophylaxis...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2018  |  Slog

Capitol Hill Block Party 2018 Must-See: Alvvays

by Leilani Polk Canadian outfit Alvvays has been at the periphery of my aural landscape since their inception, but never...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2018  |  Slog

Medicare for All Caucus Launches in the U.S. House With Over 60 Members

A new club emerges in Congress. by Rich Smith Seattle's Rep. Pramila Jayapal serves as one of the organization's co-chairs...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2018  |  Slog

David Meinert Accused of Rape and Sexual Misconduct

David Meinert, a longtime music scene fixture and bar owner, has been accused of sexual misconduct with five women, including...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2018  |  Slog

Wait, So Polyamorous Erasure Is Okay???

by Dan Savage Recent Savage Love Letter of the Day: Learning to trust again after a monogamish relationship blows up,...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2018  |  Slog

Capitol Hill Block Party 2018 Must-See: Yaeji

by Sophia Stephens Occupying the lush soundscape between relaxation and revving up for a night out, Yaeji’s richly textured lo-fi...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2018  |  Slog

We the People at Montalvo Arts Center

Part of Montalvo’s continuing Art on the Grounds program, “We the People” aims to nurture a sense of global unity...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  07-19-2018  |  Activate

Mr. Harada: New Works at Local Color

Life is not like a Thomas Kinkade painting. The universe is vast, cold and indifferent. But that doesn’t stop Mr...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  07-19-2018  |  Activate

Bicyclists Are Hesitant to Embrace New Bike Lanes on Rosa Parks Way

by Kelly Kenoyer Portland Bureau of Transportation The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is repaving Rosa Parks Way, and taking...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-19-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Fresh Produce at the Pear Theatre

The intimate black box Pear Theatre will be lining up a presentation of stage readings from members of the Pear...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  07-19-2018  |  Activate

Our Film Critics’ Picks for This Weekend

Barry Lyndon, The Shining, Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot, and Other Critics' Picks by Stranger Things To...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2018  |  Slog

Texas Farmers are Fed Up With Trump’s Trade War, but Most Stop Short of Blaming Him

Russell Boening, a Texas farmer and rancher who’s also president of the Texas Farm Bureau, is starting to feel the...
The Texas Observer  |  07-19-2018  |  La Linea

Inbox Jukebox Track of the Day: The Heavy, Hilarious Mash-Up of "Stop Moving to Florida" by Melvins

Metal magi Melvins explode the blues by smashing together songs by James Gang and Butthole Surfers on "Stop Moving to...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2018  |  Slog

Capitol Hill Block Party 2018 Must-See: The Black Tones

by Leilani Polk Bad asses. The Black Tones are a Seattle power trio (guitar-slinging frontwoman Eva Walker, skins-pounding twin bro...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2018  |  Slog

Great Moments in P.R. Flackdom

by Dan Savage This was in the mailbag today... Hi Dan, I hope you’re well and are having a great...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2018  |  Slog

Study of Seattle Crows Finds Some Have Sex With the Dead

by Katie Herzog Harth the crow: MORE MORE MORE. Kaeli Swift If you've seen a strange woman wandering around your...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2018  |  Slog

Cuts to Immigrant Rights and Other Ballot Measures You'll Be Voting on in November

by Alex Zielinski John Moore / Getty Images The Oregon Secretary of State's office announced this week that an initiative...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-19-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

ArtRage: Truth be Told at San Jose Museum of Art

Mosaic Silicon Valley returns with an evening of music, dance and poetry—all aimed at building communities through art and the...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  07-19-2018  |  Activate

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Is a Much-Needed Mental-Health Break

If you thought they were going to stop just because the first Mamma Mia! used up all the good ABBA...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2018  |  Slog

What Is What Is Home An Obscure Kingdom an Opera Buffa It’s Always You?

"What Is Home An Obscure Kingdom an Opera Buffa It's Always You" by Rich Smith Coriolis dancers constructing the concept...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2018  |  Slog

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Is the Most Uplifting Experience I’ve Had in the Last Two Years

by Elinor Jones MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN If you thought they were going to stop just because the...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-19-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Of Course the SPD Lip-Synced to Macklemore

by Katie Herzog Personally, I would have gone with the "The Day Seattle Died" by the iconic Jacksonville/MySpace band Cold...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2018  |  Slog

Federal Way Police to Pay $640,000 in Excessive Force Case

A jury awarded a man $640,000 in damages after a Federal Way Police Officer choked him. by Lester Black Getty...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2018  |  Slog

The I, Anonymous Classic of the Day: The McDonald's CURSE

by Wm. Steven Humphrey I, Anonymous is the column where YOU write your most secret confessions and insane rants—anonymously! Sure,...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-19-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Jason Rittereiser Slams Trump for "Treason" in His First TV Ad

Treason > Treasonous. by Rich Smith Jason Rittereiser is so hopped up on America. So law. Such order. YouTubes On...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2018  |  Slog

Timbers Exit U.S. Open Cup With 3-2 Defeat at LAFC

by Abe Asher Portland Timbers After three months and 14 games, the Portland Timbers' unbeaten run is over — gone...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-19-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Tom Steyer’s Impeachment Show Comes to Texas

At the historic Sunset Station building just east of downtown San Antonio Wednesday night, a couple hundred people gathered to...
The Texas Observer  |  07-19-2018  |  La Linea

Waiting for Housing, Seattle’s Low-Income Tenants Subsist on the Streets

"I'm just in survival mode." by Heidi Groover Jose Mendoza and Ramona Brown HG Ramona Brown’s days often begin with...
The Stranger  |  07-19-2018  |  Slog

10 for $10: Your Best Bang for the Buck Shows, Jul 20-22

by Mercury Things to Do Staff Cathedral Park Jazz Festival As if you need an excuse to hang outside on...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-19-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

The 33 Best Things to Do in Portland This Weekend: Jul 20-22

PDX Pops NOW, Cathedral Park Gets Jazzy... It's Festival Overload and it is GLORIOUS! by Mercury Things to Do Staff...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-19-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do Thursday!

7 Things to Do for July 19 by Mercury Things to Do Staff Pursued by Bear Wine Tasting with Kyle...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-19-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

In the Path

A tornado descends, damages and unites.
LEO Weekly  |  Anne Marshall  |  03-22-2012  |  Disasters

See Dick Be Jane

The country's youngest transgender child is ready for school -- but is school ready for her?
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Julia Reischel  |  05-23-2006  |  Sex

Alison Mosshart and Jack White Kill Some Time

The Dead Weather's initial formation took place last fall under what were both auspicious and unlikely conditions. The Raconteurs and the Kills had been touring together, and Mosshart was recruited to sing with both bands after White had taken ill.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Bill Forman  |  08-13-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews