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You're Just a Cashier

by Anonymous I'm gonna COMMUNICATE this. As a cashier, I'm nobody to most and 50% of people prove it to...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Asking Vs. Doing

by Anonymous There is a difference. Especially for the person on the receiving end. For example, someone wants to fart,...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

After Outbursts and Insults, Nick Fish Won't Let his Employees Attend City Council Meetings

by Dirk VanderHart Demonstrators at Wednesday's City Council meeting. This was in the morning, before things devolved in the afternoon...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Allison Crutchfield's Solo Debut Plays Like a Dark and Weary Travelogue

by Nathan Tucker ALLISON CRUTCHFIELD AND THE FIZZ Fruit smoothies for all! Jesse Riggins Allison Crutchfield’s debut solo LP Tourist...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Hattiloo Announces Season 12: August Wilson, Lynn Nottage, Soul Train...

Hattiloo's twelfth season opens with a Pulitzer Prize winner and climaxes with a musical version of A Raisin in the...

Teen Found Dead at Durham County Jail, May Have Committed Suicide, Sheriff’s Office Says

A seventeen-year-old found dead in a Durham County jail cell this morning apparently committed suicide, according to the Sheriff’s Office...
INDY Week  |  03-23-2017  |  Triangulator

Dems Are Going To Filibuster Gorsuch But We're All Going to Die Anyway Because of the AHCA

by Tricia Romano No to Gorsuch Getty Images New York Senator Chuck Schumer announced that the Democrats will (sort of)...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Compagnie Hervé KOUBI

On April 7 and 8, Compagnie Hervé KOUBI takes the stage at the Vancouver Playhouse...
The Georgia Straight  |  03-23-2017  |  Views

The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors the Just Film Festival

From March 30 to April 1, the Just Film Festival takes over the Vancity Theatre...
The Georgia Straight  |  03-23-2017  |  Views

Do You Have A Recurring Event In Seattle? Tell Us About It!

by Stranger Things To Do Staff If you use the Stranger Things To Do calendar, you probably already know that...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

Listen Up! March 22

We've always wanted to insert little computer chips and speakers into City Paper, so that when you open it, music...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  03-23-2017  |  FFW>>

Detroiters Is the Funniest Show on TV Right Now

by Ned Lannamann On Monday, it was announced that Detroiters has been renewed for a second season. This is fantastic...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Surrey Now and Surrey–North Delta Leader folding into one newspaper

The new Surrey Now News Leader begins publishing on April 5...

Memphis Theological Seminary Stands with Refugees

The Memphis Theological Seminary is calling for solidarity with their undocumented and refugee brothers and sisters. In an official statement...

Boston drummer Sib Hashian dies onstage during Legends of Rock Cruise

Sads news for fans of seventies rock legends Boston. According to media reports, the band's original drummer Sib Hashian--who played...
The Georgia Straight  |  03-23-2017  |  Views

The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors the Vancouver South African Film Festival

From March 31 to April 2, the Vancouver South African Film Festival takes over SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts...
The Georgia Straight  |  03-23-2017  |  Views

New trailer for The Handmaid's Tale is eerily relevant

The Handmaid's Tale is due to be released April 26 on Hulu...
The Georgia Straight  |  03-23-2017  |  Views

Republican Dave Reichert Has Already Voted for Trumpcare. Now He Says He's Undecided

by Heidi Groover Members of local Indivisible groups staged a "die-in" outside Congressman Dave Reichert's office this week. MICHELLE STRAKA...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

When the apocalypse happens everyone will move to Michigan, according to Popular Science

OK, so this may not actually happen because of an apocalypse, but the warning signs of climate change sure as...
Metro Times  |  03-23-2017  |  Blogs

Another Republican Against Trumpcare: Washington State's Jaime Herrera Beutler

by Heidi Groover Republican Jaime Herrera Beutler represents southwest Washington, including Centralia and Longview. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Earlier this week, as...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

Dems Are Going To Filibuster Gorsuch But We're All Going to Die Anyway Because of the AHCA

by Tricia Romano No to Gorsuch Getty Images New York Senator Chuck Schumer announced that the Democrats will (sort of)...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

Reminder: Today's Vote on Trumpcare Is Also a Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood

by Heidi Groover Planned Parenthood serves 2.5 million patients a year. Scott Olson/Getty Images The Republican health care plan is...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

Life on the fringes

There’s no escaping reality in the dark and arresting version of “Cabaret” playing at the Overture Center for the Arts...
Isthmus  |  03-23-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Check Out the First Full-Length Trailer for the New Season of Fargo

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Have you caught up on your Fargo binging yet? YOU HAVEN'T? Then by all means spend...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Person of Interest: Troy Osaki, a Young Writer Celebrating Asian American Heritage Through Poetry

by Ana Sofia Knauf STEVE KORN As a grade-schooler, Troy Osaki had already accepted that his dream career as a...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

Morning News: GOP Still Searching for Trumpcare Deal, Police Scoop Up Burglary Suspect in a Kayak

by Sydney Brownstone This is where Medicaid recipients stand to lose coverage under the GOP health plan in Washington state...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

A Majority of the Seattle City Council Supports Giving All Workers Six Months of Paid Family Leave

by Heidi Groover Want paid family leave for everyone? Contact your city council member. City of Seattle Yesterday, Seattle City...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

Bryan Ferry Enslaves the Moody

UK romantic slays local romantics...

Trumpcare Doesn't Even Pretend to Care About New Moms with Low Incomes

by Ana Sofia Knauf He may as well have just written "We hate women" over and over. CHRISTOPHER HALLORAN /...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

State Unemployment Drops to 4.9 Percent—The Lowest in Nearly a Decade

by Ana Sofia Knauf Work work work SORBIS/SHUTTERSTOCK In its latest report, the Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD) announced...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: the Oregon Freedom Rally, Capitalistic Teens, and the Oregon/Michigan game

by Doug Brown Good morning, Portland. It's game day, and if you see someone wearing a Michigan basketball jersey around...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

MLive lists the weirdest place in every Michigan county — Here's the winners for Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne

MLive does a lot of things really well. But, we're not sure we have the same sense when it comes...
Metro Times  |  03-23-2017  |  Blogs

Wayne County has nation's No. 2 largest population decline, according to new census data

The U.S. Census Bureau released its 2016 population estimates today. According to the report, Wayne County had the second-highest population loss...
Metro Times  |  03-23-2017  |  Blogs

Morning Roundup: Terror in London, Obamacare Repeal on the Ropes

It's Thursday. Let's catch up on some headlines. 1) Terror attack leaves four dead, dozens injured in London. In what...
INDY Week  |  03-23-2017  |  Triangulator

A new bar arcade is in the works near Greektown

Nerds rejoice! A bar arcade is in the works for the Globe Tobacco Building at 407 E. Fort St. near...
Metro Times  |  03-23-2017  |  Blogs

Memoir chronicles the life and times and music of Jim Dickinson

As a tourist on the Dickinson Delta Musical Expedition, the decision of where to stop on your journey will be...

Riding Shotgun on Politics

Something magical happened in our federal government last week. Huffington Post said it "will make you believe in politics again."...

Beauty and the Beast

Emma Watson romances a man-buffalo in Disney’s sumptuous live action remake Disney's 1991 production of Beauty and the Beast was...

Heidelberg Project HQ to move, with an art sale this weekend

While artist Tyree Guyton's infamous Heidelberg Project is located on Detroit's east side, for the past eight years his nonprofit's administrative offices...
Metro Times  |  03-23-2017  |  Blogs

Isthmus Picks Playlist (March 23-30, 2017)

Enjoy a compilation of selected tracks by artists playing shows we're excited about in Madison during the week of March...
Isthmus  |  03-23-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Wars in Words: The Art of Propaganda” at AMUM

The Art Museum at the University of Memphis' latest exhibit has a clear agenda to distinguish between education and artful...

“A Century of Funk: Rufus Thomas at 100” at Stax

Elvis may still have the bigger brand, but nothing says Memphis like the grinning, growling, white-whiskered image of Rufus Thomas...

Convict Has Little Chance in Hell of Cheating Hangman

There was plenty of motive indicating Jimmie Ray Slaughter killed Melody Wuertz and her baby, Jessica. Now important evidence is in question as he faces a date with death.
Oklahoma Gazette  |  Ben Fenwick  |  02-23-2005  |  Crime & Justice

Do I Need to Buy a New Television?

If you're like the average American, you don't fully understand what TV's analog to digital transition means for you.
Shepherd Express  |  Evan Rytlewski  |  04-11-2008  |  Movies

The Commoners Have Arrived

The David Broders and the Richard Cohens of the mass media are dinosaurs, and they are starting to realize it -- the Third Estate is asleep no more.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Brian Morton  |  07-03-2007  |  Media