Blog Posts

Live Review: Laura Stevenson at Caledonia Lounge

Photo Credit: Jessie Goodson On Thursday night, the Caledonia Lounge transformed from a rock-centric party den into a homey, intimate,...
Flagpole Magazine  |  12-06-2019  |  Homedrone

Photo Gallery: 2019 Downtown Parade of Lights

Thursday evening, the annual Downtown Parade of Lights filled the streets of Athens with holiday cheer. Check out a few...
Flagpole Magazine  |  12-06-2019  |  Culture Briefs

Multnomah County Redirects $5.25 Million in Annual Tourism Dollars to Homeless Services

by Alex Zielinski Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury speaking at a November press conference. Motoya Nakamura After more than a...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-06-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Dear People who ride bikes.

by Anonymous There's a large contingent of kids at my kid's school who absolutely refuse to learn to ride a...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-06-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

58 Holiday Markets and Gift Bazaars in Seattle This Weekend: Dec 6-8, 2019

by Stranger EverOut Staff Urban Craft Uprising's tried-and-true indie craft show will return to Seattle Center this weekend with 150...
The Stranger  |  12-06-2019  |  Slog

I love you all

by Anonymous Seriously, every single one of you mother fuckers. I love all of you so much. Thank you Portland...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog PM: Biden Calls Iowa Farmer "Fat," Sawant Calls for Winter Moratorium on Evictions, Inslee Gets New Hip

by Rich Smith Biden challenges Iowa man to a foot race because he is determined to lose the Democratic nomination...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2019  |  Slog

Check Out These 35 Beer Events and Releases in Seattle During the 2019 Holiday Drinking Season

by Stranger EverOut Staff North Carolina's popular Burial Beer Co., known for its quirkily named beers like the "When You...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2019  |  Slog

SassyBlack’s Ancient Mahogany Gold Is Natural Therapy for the Independent Soul

by Jenni Moore SassyBlack performs on Saturday, December 7, at the Clock-Out Lounge. TEXAS ISAIAHEver since starting out as a...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2019  |  Slog

The 21 Best Concerts in Portland: December 5-18

by The Mercury Music Experts Dream Team™ Angel Olsen (pictured) plays with Vagabon at the Roseland on Mon Dec 9...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

57 Holiday Markets and Gift Bazaars in Seattle This Weekend: Dec 6-8, 2019

Urban Craft Uprising, the Punk Rock Flea Market, and More Places to Shop by Elaina Friedman This weekend's holiday shopping...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2019  |  Slog

Enter to win a pair of tickets to Alanis Morissette!

by Taffy Marler Entries accepted until 11:59pm (PT) on Sunday, January 26, 2020 Two lucky winners will each receive a...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2019  |  Slog

Government Cuts $5.5 Billion from Food Stamps Over Five Years, but Gives Banks $300 Billion in Only Three Months

by Charles Mudede The pig is the Federal Reserve Bank. You dig? twinsterphoto/gettyimages.comThe Federal Reserve is quietly pumping big money...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2019  |  Slog

Our Film Critics' Picks for This Weekend

Die Hard, The Muppet Christmas Carol, Paranoid Data, and Other Critics' Picks by Stranger EverOut Staff You have many new...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2019  |  Slog

My Favorite Happy Hour Special: Suika's Ten-Bero Set

$10 makes you bero bero (=drunk). by Chase Burns Suika's ten-bero set comes with a pint of Sapporo and your...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2019  |  Slog

118 Major Events to Know About in the Seattle Area This Weekend: Dec 6-8, 2019

A weekend guide to the biggest local events. by Elaina Friedman This weekend is shaping up to be a busy...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2019  |  Slog

Composer Gabriel Kahane on Marrying Social Justice With Contemporary Classical Music

The Brooklyn-based artist performs this weekend with the Oregon Symphony by Robert Ham Gabriel Kahane Josh GolemanThis weekend, the Oregon...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Inbox Jukebox Track of the Day: The Post-Punk Anti-Anthem "Fade Out the World" by Respected Seattle Producer Ian Kurtis Crist's New Project, Béret

Track of the day is the post-punk anti-anthem "Fade Out the World" by Béret, the new project of crucial Seattle...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2019  |  Slog

How Come He Keeps Finding Himself Jerking Off When He Could Be Fucking the Fiancée?

Savage Love Letter of the Day by Dan Savage I'm a straight male and I love my fiancée. But while...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2019  |  Slog

Get Ready for Light Rail Nightmares, Seattle

Expect big delays and a whole lot of traffic. by Katie Herzog Expect big delays and a whole lot of...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2019  |  Slog

Food News: Openings, Closings, and Lots of Holiday Events

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Salt & Pepper Mercury StaffIf you're still digesting that Thanksgiving gluten-free stuffing... WELL THAT'S TOO BAD...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

The 31 Best Things to Do in Portland This Week: Dec 9-12

by Mercury EverOut Staff Is this week a comparative calm before the Christmas storm? Depends on how you look at...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Burn This Theater Review: Is Lanford Wilson's Revived Play a Story, an Exercise, or a Pedestal for Male Rage?

by Suzette Smith SALIM SANCHEZWhen I consider Asylum Theater’s production of Burn This, first and foremost in my mind are...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

John Waters Interview: Mr. Know-It-All Talks Tarnished Wisdom and Why He Stopped Making Films

by Robert Ham See John Waters on Thursday, December 5, at the Neptune Theatre. GREG GORMANJohn Waters doesn’t plan on...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2019  |  Slog

AD: The Heart of the Holidays

Explore family friendly holiday cheer all season long, all in festive downtown Seattle. by Stranger EverOut Partner Beginning on Nov...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2019  |  Slog

It's Day 5 of 25 Days of Giveaways—Enter Now!

by Stranger EverOut Staff Each day this month until Christmas, we're giving away new and exciting prizes from local Seattle...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2019  |  Slog

Slog AM: Pelosi Moves Forward with Impeachment, Fatal Aurora Crash Driver Is Charged, Chipotle's On-Call Nurse

by Nathalie Graham It's go time, baby. ZACH GIBSON/GETTY IMAGESTim Eyman's initiative remains blocked: The Washington State Supreme Court has...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2019  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Impeachment Articles, Questioning Cash Bail, and 🌹Bus Lanes🌹

by Blair Stenvick Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Acceptable Losses

Property lost in Portland’s sweeps of homeless camps keeps the city’s most vulnerable at a disadvantage. by Alex Zielinski “Photos...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

The 21 Best Concerts in Portland: December 5-18

Madame Ghandi! The Make-Up! Angel Olsen! Wynne! by The Mercury Music Experts Dream Team™ THURS DEC 5 The Thesis: Donte...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Blazers Recap: Beating the Kings on Pride Night

by Arthur Bradford Bruce Ely - Trailblazers.comIt was Pride Night at the Moda Center and the Blazers celebrated by taking...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog PM: Norovirus Outbreak at Brave Horse Tavern, Yang Creams Supporters, Mudede Schools Dori

by Rich Smith Our guy The StrangerRepublicans tried to derail today's impeachment hearing: But they largely failed, reports Politico. At...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2019  |  Slog

Six Seattle Events to Check Out for Repeal Day 2019

by Stranger EverOut Staff Exercise your right to imbibe with tipples at these six events for Repeal Day. ShutterstockThursday, December...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2019  |  Slog

Medejin Premiere a New Video for "World's Fair," and Throw a Release Party at Brunch Box This Saturday

by AJ Dent Medejin is magical. Kyle TodaLocal magic-makers Medejin have woven a whole mood in the form of a...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2019  |  Slog

I Heard God in a Grain of Sound

by Dave Segal Minimalist grandmaster Terry Riley is performing a must-see, career-spanning concert at Benaroya Hall in February. LEO ZAROSINSKIThis...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2019  |  Slog

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Korean Genius

by Rich Smith EJ Koh reads from and signs copies of The Magical Language of Others at Elliot Bay Book...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2019  |  Slog

The Top 10 New Pioneer Square Art Shows to Check Out at First Thursday Tonight

by Stranger EverOut Staff See Marco Diaz's exuberant acrylics, like Mother and Daughter, at ArtXchange's A Circle Around the Sun.On...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2019  |  Slog

Burn This Theater Review: Is Lanford Wilson's Revived Play a Story, an Exercise, or a Pedestal for Male Rage?

I’m going to be terrified of Pale for the rest of my life. by Suzette Smith When I consider Asylum...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-04-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Portland’s Best New Ceviche Is Being Served from a Grey Food Truck on Southeast Belmont

by Andrea Damewood Mercury Staff In a gravel lot, across from The Vern, Rafael Luis Garcia is quietly turning out...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-04-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

John Waters Interview: Mr. Know-It-All Talks Tarnished Wisdom and Why He Stopped Making Films

Your favorite filthy father X-mas returns! by Robert Ham {{image:1, align:right, width:250}} John Waters doesn’t plan on making a movie...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-04-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

I, Anonymous: The City That Tries

by Anonymous No, the barbecue here doesn’t taste the same as it did in Texas. No, you can’t get the...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-04-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Savage Love

Quickies. by Dan Savage My ex-girlfriend, who I dated for nine months, called me two months after we broke up...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-04-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Dynasty Restaurant Pours Good Chinese on Pacific Grove

I eschew glow-in-the-dark sweet and sour pork and disdain the way-too-sweet General Tso’s chicken in many Chinese-American restaurants, so you can’t blame me for not rushing to try every Chinese restaurant on the Monterey Peninsula. But I wish I’d tried Pacific Grove’s Dynasty Restaurant sooner.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Pat Tanumihardja  |  01-21-2010  |  Food+Drink

Baz Luhrmann's 'Australia' Disappoints

Its grandiose title might encourage visions of a sweeping epic romance but Baz Luhrmann's bloated and boisterous movie is little more than a computer-graphic assisted western that takes place over the period of a few months.
City Pulse  |  Cole Smithey  |  11-24-2008  |  Reviews

Employers Skim $26.2 Million Per Week from Lower-Income Workers Paychecks

Ruth Milkman should have moved this statistic from the 53rd page of her study to the front, where it might have been read by local media: Every week, employers in Los Angeles County pilfer $26.2 million from the paychecks of the poorest 17 percent of workers.
L.A. Weekly  |  Max Taves  |  02-19-2010  |  Business & Labor