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White House's Refusal to Participate in Impeachment Means That the US Has Arrived at Noah's Exposed Willy Moment

by Charles Mudede Joseline to Charles: "You must believe that laws are made here!" Ebenezer MudedeThe stated logic of the...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

Where Do the City Council Candidates Stand on Arts Funding?

Half the candidates engage with art mainly through the eyes of their children. That same group often refers to artists...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

Police Identify Officer Who Shot Domestic Abuse Suspect

Athens-Clarke County police and the Georgia Bureau of investigation have identified the officer who shot a domestic abuse suspect on...
Flagpole Magazine  |  10-09-2019  |  In the Loop

Chris Brokaw Talks Codeine, Come, Leonard Cohen, and Music for the End of the Night

An in-depth interview with ex-Codeine/Come member Chris Brokaw, who brings his nocturnal, melancholy music to Clock-Out Lounge Oct. 10. by...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

Buy Your Tickets to These 18 Newly Announced Seattle Events Before They Sell Out

Pete Davidson, Sinead O'Connor, and More Events on Sale the Week of Oct 10 by Stranger EverOut Staff We all...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

How Does Community Policing Fit into a Changing Portland?

by Alex Zielinski It’s dusk on a sleepy Sunday in North Portland, and the afternoon rain has finally ceded to...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-09-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

10 Reasons Why It’s Going to Be an Epic Season for the Portland Trailblazers

by Arthur Bradford Another awesome NBA season is upon us, Rip City, and now it’s time to bone up on...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-09-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Aries Osiris Perfectly Embodies the Mysteries of Dionysos in Shaking the Tree’s Bakkhai

Shaking the Tree puts on a very pretty Bakkhai. by Suzette Smith There’s a little bit of Jesus in Dionysos,...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-09-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Water Dancer Review: Ta-Nehisi Coates’ First Foray into Narrative Fiction

by Robert Ham ONE WORLD / AUTHOR PHOTO BY GABRIELLA DEMCZUK Ta-Nehisi Coates plays to his strengths with The Water...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-09-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Is the US Supreme Court About to Roll Back LGBT Rights?

by The Stranger Episode 217 talks impeachment, a high-stakes Supreme Court case, Ellen DeGeneres's friendship with George W. Bush, and...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

Is the US Supreme Court About to Roll Back LGBT Rights?

Episode 217 of the Blabbermouth podcast by The Stranger Subscribe to the podcast FOR FREE by clicking right here! Eli...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

The Stranger Endorses Kshama Sawant for Council District No. 3

by The Stranger Amazon's lobbying arm has selected Egan Orion as the candidate most beneficial to its bottom line—and, honestly,...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

Live Review: Nick Cave at Revolution Hall

by Robert Ham Nick Cave Robert HamWe all want to be seen. Acknowledged. Accepted. That’s what the creators of social...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-09-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Flavors of the Month: Seattle Food & Drink Specials to Try in October 2019

Kaleidoscopic Dessert, Cinnamon Crunch Ice Cream, and More October flavors by Julianne Bell This month, Seattle has a cornucopia of...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

Clearing Up Some Reader Confusion About the Cover

by The Stranger JOHNNY SAMPSONIt has come to our attention that when there is an ad covering up a portion...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

I Saw You: Sister Act

I brought my sister out to the city so she could meet the charming, somewhat older Australian man I’d been...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-09-2019  |  Activate

One of the Owners of Union Seattle Was a Small-Time Republican Donor. Do We Care?

I asked members of the LGBTQ community. Responses were mixed. by Daniel Goodman 1/3 Republican-donor-owned since 2018 CFThe Supreme Court...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

The Library at Growler's Taproom Is No Longer Allowed to Host Shows

by Ned Lannamann Yesterday, the people at Growler's Taproom—a beer bar on Southeast Hawthorne—announced that they were required by their...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-09-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Cheap, Free, & Fun: The 18 Best Bang For Your Buck Events in Portland, Oct 11-17

by Mercury Things to Do Staff The Portland Mercury's Nacho Week Ever since we announced that the Portland Mercury's Nacho...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-09-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Tactile Sculptures of Light and Sound

by Jasmyne Keimig Adjusting the sliders in ‘Particle Collider’ to make the streams collide. JASMYNE KEIMIGWalking into SPACEFILLER's new show...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

Who's Down for Diversifying Pot Shops?

by Lester Black The state could release new retail licenses to minority business owners. RACHELLE ABELLARIt's been more than 20...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

My Ramen Bowl and Sake Cup Runneth Over at Momosan

by Rich Smith Momosan’s tonkotsu ramen, with perfect springy-but-yielding noodles. ANTHONY KEOI've been a Masaharu Morimoto fan since his days...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Not Perfect

by Charles Mudede Ta-Nehisi Coates lands in Seattle on October 20. PHOTO BY ANNA WEBBER / GETTY IMAGESThe great black...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

Seattle Queer Film Festival Is Back, Baby!

by Chase Burns Queer JapanThree Dollar Bill Cinema hosts its 24th annual Seattle Queer Film Festival at venues across town...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

Meth Deaths Are on the Rise

by Lester Black “We are seeing more meth now than we have ever seen,” a local DEA agent says. HONEYPOWERMeth...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

Indecent Is Incredible

by Rich Smith One of the many moments of tragic enthusiasm in this play. BRONWEN HOUCKAny play that involves an...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

Post-Rock Superstars Stereolab Have Returned from a Decade's Hiatus, and You Should Give a Fuck

by Dave Segal Stereolab play the Showbox tonight. STEVE DOUBLEYears Active: 19 (they returned this year after a decade-long hiatus)...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Bernie Sanders Slows Campaign, Trump Abandons Kurdish Allies, and a Majority of Americans Back Impeachment

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-09-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

The 32 Best Things to Do in Portland This Weekend: Oct 11-13

by Mercury Things to Do Staff Whooo, it got chilly out in a hurry, didn't it? Luckily for you, there's...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-09-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Turkey Mobilizes with Air Strikes, Boeing Gets Grounded (Again), Russia Is Up to Some Spy Bullshit

by Nathalie Graham Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is currently waging a military campaign on the Kurdish people. Drew Angerer/...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

Flagpole Premieres: Je Suis France, 'Looking for Someone Like Me' Video

After forming at UGA in the late 1990s, Je Suis France established a reputation as Athens' go-to indie-rock party band, releasing...
Flagpole Magazine  |  10-09-2019  |  Homedrone

Athens-Clarke County Reorganizes Animal Control

The organizational chart for the new Animal Services Department. Athens-Clarke County Manager Blaine Williams has appointed an interim director to...
Flagpole Magazine  |  10-09-2019  |  In the Loop

Another White Guy Drops Out of 2020 Democratic Presidential Race

News in the presidential race. by Donald Henderson KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)—After four months of campaigning, Democratic presidential candidate Another...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

Impatience Is Not a Virtue

by Anonymous To the asshole at the unnamed Mexican joint: I was finishing my plate of tacos when you asked...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

Editor's Note

Clearing up some reader confusion. It has come to our attention that when there is an ad covering up a...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

Crossword Solution: The Corp. Is in Session

by Brendan Emmett Quigley...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

The Stranger's Endorsements for the November 5, 2019, General Election

by The Stranger JAMES YAMASAKI The size queens on the Stranger Election Control Board were initially excited to hear from...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

General Election Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet for the November 5, 2019, General Election by Stranger Election Control Board...
The Stranger  |  10-09-2019  |  Slog

Blazers Recap: Preseason Opener! The Trail Blazers Turn 50, Lose To Nuggets 105-94.

by Aris Hunter Wales Bill Schonley rang in the first "Rip City, Baby!' to start the Trail Blazers 50th season!...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-08-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog PM: What's Happening with Seattle Magazine? Is Bernie Sanders Quitting? Who Killed Joshua Brown?

by Chase Burns He's scaling back his travel and events. JOE RAEDLE/GETTY IMAGESThe White House has a message for Nancy...
The Stranger  |  10-08-2019  |  Slog

🚨What's Their Issue?🚨 Jim Pugel Vs. Andrew Lewis

What's the difference between Jim Pugel and Andrew Lewis? by Lester Black Jim Pugel, left, and Andrew Lewis, right. Lester...
The Stranger  |  10-08-2019  |  Slog

Savage Love: Three City Swing

by Dan Savage Joe NewtonWe brought Savage Love Live to the Music Box Theatre in Chicago, the Barrymore Theatre in...
The Stranger  |  10-08-2019  |  Slog

'Lakeview Terrace' Takes Liberties with One Couple's True Story

It seems Neil LaBute's Lakeview Terrace is an artistic rendition of the real-life story of John and Mellaine Hamilton, an interracial Altadena couple that has been locked in a number of bitter disputes with next-door neighbor Irsie Henry, an African-American former LAPD officer who has ended up in court over his disagreements with the Hamiltons.
Pasadena Weekly  |  Carl Kozlowski  |  09-23-2008  |  Movies

The Mutual Benefits Fallout for South Florida Politicians Is Still Coming

The practice of legislators recommending lobbyists is odious. They are supposed to be agents of the people, not lobbyists for lobbyists.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Bob Norman  |  02-03-2009  |  Politics

What the McGreevey Mess Means for Closets and Corruption

New Jersey governor Jim McGreevey's revelation that he is gay was a momentous event that, sadly, could have only happened out of shame, not pride. The days when a married pol announces "Yep, I'm gay" just because he feels like it are as far away as Michael Jackson begging the FBI to chaperone his next date.
The Village Voice  |  Michael Musto  |  08-18-2004  |  Politics