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Antibalas goes epic with long compositions

In Spanish, antibalas means “bulletproof”, and while the band of that name has so far avoided lunatics with assault rifles,...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-21-2017  |  Music

Is the Supervolcano In Yellowstone Park About to Explode?

by Charles Mudede Castle Geyser erupting in Yellowstone. Riishede/Getty Newsweek has reported that more than 400 earthquakes have been recorded...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

City Council Allocates $800,000 to Prop Up Portland's Public Golf Courses

by Dirk VanderHart The City of Portland's RedTail Golf Course City of Portland Amid a litany of pressing needs that...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Our Complete Outside Events Calendar for Summer in Seattle

Every Outdoor Concert, Movie, Performance, And Other Event Happening in the Sunshine by Stranger Things To Do Staff...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

New Game of Thrones trailer hints at apocalyptic showdown

Dragons, battles, and White Walkers, oh my!...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-21-2017  |  Views

Midsummer Night’s Dream Concert at CSMA

Expert pianist and flutist Chin-Fei Chan has a doctorate degree in flute performance, over 10 years of teaching experience and...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  06-21-2017  |  Activate

Tavis Triance gets honest on A Brief Respite

Those with a pathological fear of their inevitable demise will focus on the Terror of Dying part of the title,...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-21-2017  |  Music

Our Comprehensive Summer 2017 Calendar of Outside Events is Here!

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Summer in Seattle means water, occasional sunshine, and opportunities to take advantage of both—like...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

The Pear Takes On Shakespeare With ‘What You Will’

In 2006, the Dukedom of Illyria became the elite boarding school setting of a contemporary teenage drama that catalyzed Channing...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  06-21-2017  |  Activate

The Blabbermouth Podcast: Al Franken Discusses the Shift from SNL to the Senate, and Congressional Balancing Tactics

by The Stranger Senator Al Franken: Fighting the system one numbskull at a time. COURTESY HACHETTE BOOK GROUP Subscribe to...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

Mayor Ed Murray Still Isn't Ruling Out a Write-In Campaign

by Heidi Groover I guess we've got to keep talking about this. Kelly O Mayor Ed Murray is seriously entertaining...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

Jim Campilongo would rather play guitars than geek out

He’s a player’s player, both as a sideman with singers like Norah Jones and Martha Wainwright and as a bandleader...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-21-2017  |  Music

How Seattle Could Make It Easier for People with Criminal Records to Get Housing

by Heidi Groover Housing in Seattle is out of reach for many with prior criminal convictions. William Andrew/Getty Landlords should...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

Savage Love Letter of the Day: It's Okay to Share Dick Pics at Work, Just Not His Dick Pics

by Dan Savage I'm a 36-year-old homo in a large metropolitan city with a sizable gay community. I'm out, proud...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Vancouver’s living wage policy will not be a “punitive program” for its thousands of venders

City staff stand behind enforcement plan for living wage policy, even without a planned auditing schedule for contract employers...

Walrus wants to keep its fan base guessing

It took Walrus singer-guitarist Justin Murphy a while to get comfortable as a songwriter, not so much because he doubted...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-21-2017  |  Music

Photos from the Rally for Charleena Lyles

by Ana Sofia Knauf "I'll never see my sister again,” Lyles’ younger sister, Tiffany Rodgers told the crowd, crying. “Her...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

Drunk Man Eaten Alive By a Pack of Dogs

by Charles Mudede This is a free stock photo of a dog. If you want to see the real video,...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

Phronesis finds true democracy in its music

Since becoming a true partnership, the band has been rapidly adding collaborators—not so much on-stage, but in the studio...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-21-2017  |  Music

I Saw You: No Trump Talk During Breakfast

I sit down to breakfast and ask, “You’re not a Trump supporter are you?” You’re an attractive, amiable man, so...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  06-21-2017  |  Activate

Will Jody Hall Conquer Cannabis Like She Did with Cupcakes and Coffee?

by Lester Black She’s here, she’s queer, and she’s an edibles pioneer. Lester Black Jody Hall does business like a...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

50 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Thursday, June 22

Keep busy with these events...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-21-2017  |  Views

How the Texas Legislature Reached a Dangerous Stalemate on Vaccines

It was mid-April, more than halfway through the legislative session, and Texans for Vaccine Choice was finally getting the fight...
The Texas Observer  |  06-21-2017  |  La Linea

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Mother Tries Her Best Not to Beat Up Jerks Who Make Fun of Her Kid

by Dan Savage I’m a queer mother to a very liberal, accepting family but I’m freaking out a bit and...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

See Ya, Wouldn’t Wanna Be Ya: Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Steps Down

Yesterday Uber CEO and founder Travis Kalanick resigned amid multiple scandals at the ride-sharing company. by Amber Cortes B-Bye now,...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

Abronia's Sun-Baked Americana

by Robert Ham Abronia makes music for the even-tempered, the patient, the stoic. This Portland outfit—made up of members of...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

(Sandy) Alex G Doesn't Want to Kill the Magic

by Ciara Dolan (SANDY) ALEX G Songs about hot dogs... or ARE they? Tonje THILESEN “Is the truth trapped behind...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The High Cost of Inmate Healthcare

by Doug Brown K. Marie In America, the often-criticized criminal justice and health care systems are deeply intertwined. And in...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

"Burn the Town Down": The Albina Riots of 1967

by Santi Elijah Holley Portland police chase a Black protester during the 1967 Irving Park riot. OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY NO...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

At Profile Theatre, Quiara Alegría Hudes and the Dream of the Female Road Narrative

by Megan Burbank Andy Kinder “Lewis and Clark, Jack Kerouac, and me: hitting the road!” That’s the cheesiest line in...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Japanese Breakfast's New Record Is Outer Space Electro-Pop

by Ciara Dolan JAPANESE BREAKFAST Thurs 6/22 Holocene Ebru Yildiz Last year, Philadelphia-based musician Michelle Zauner released her debut LP...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

TUFFEST Announces First Wave of Artists, Including K-Hand, Russell E.L. Butler, and Taylar Elizza Beth

by Dave Segal Charismatic, unconventional rapper Taylar Elizza Beth. April Sol TUF, a Seattle collective that champions work by female,...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

Naomi Klein to the Left: Enough About Trump

Naomi Klein says Trump's agenda isn't new. It's been around for decades and is moving along very quickly and efficiently...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

Win Tickets to See La Luz at Mississippi Studios Wednesday, July 5!

by Ciara Dolan LA LUZ Wednesday 7/5 Mississippi Studios Andrew Imanaka Seattle doesn't have much in the way of waves,...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

This Week's Best All-Ages Shows

by Delaney Motter HEMINGWAY MICHAEL HAIGHT FRI JUNE 23 Hemingway w/Longclaw, Phantom Family, Chain Planet Damn; American Legion Post 134,...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Go Back Home!

by Anonymous My original Go Home post grabbed some attention. Some people railed that they couldn't go home—they were political...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Have You Ever Considered NOT Bagpiping?

by Anonymous I get it. We all need to make some cold hard cash to get by. That's why I...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Poll Finds Nearly Half of Seattleites Support Changing Single Family Zoning

by Heidi Groover Little boxes on the hillside. sandiegoa/getty Something I missed this morning in that KUOW/KING 5 poll asking...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

The Prince of Darkness Returns to Portland After Releasing 2016's Skeleton Tree

by Santi Elijah Holley NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS Wed 6/21 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Kerry Brown Throughout his...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Second Mayoral Poll Shows Durkan, Hasegawa Leading

by Heidi Groover Jenny Durkan was among the top two candidates in two polls released today. nate gowdy A second...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

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Clearing Up Myths About the Stimulus Package

Obama critics advocate the same policies that created this disaster.
Shepherd Express  |  Louis Fortis and Lisa Kaiser  |  02-06-2009  |  Commentary

Ex-Philly "Hero cop" DeCoatsworth: One Man's Descent or System Failure?

Despite DeCoatsworth’s history of violence, the story is playing out in the media, locally and nationally, as a hero cop’s shocking fall from grace.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Tara Murtha  |  05-22-2013  |  Commentary

Feathers: Hair Cool or Hair Cruel?

Much to the roosters’ dismay, this feathery trend doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.
Eugene Weekly  |  Staff  |  07-07-2011  |  Fashion