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Record Review: Mount Eerie's A Crow Looked at Me Is the Most Exquisite Desolation You've Ever Heard

Record Review: Mount Eerie's A Crow Looked at Me Is the Most Exquisite Desolation You've Ever Heard by Sean Nelson...
The Stranger  |  03-22-2017  |  Slog

Taking the Leap with Tiffin Asha

From a food cart space to a destination place. by Thomas Ross Sometimes I drive up N Mississippi on my...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-22-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Metro Detroit has plenty of annual attractions year-round

Four seasons of fun Spring Marche du Nain Rouge March 26; Detroit; marchedunainrouge.com This relatively new Detroit tradition occurs on...
Metro Times  |  03-22-2017  |  Blogs

Nomad Grill brings downtown’s top talent to the suburbs

On the move Long before he served as head chef at the iconic Coach Insignia restaurant in downtown Detroit's Renaissance...
Metro Times  |  03-22-2017  |  Blogs

Savage Love: Curious minds

I recently spoke at Curious Minds Weekend in Toronto at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema. Audience members submitted questions...
Metro Times  |  03-22-2017  |  Blogs

A taste of five restaurants in northwest Detroit’s small but mighty Jamaican community

(See 12 photos from Detroit's Jamaican restaurants here.)…...
Metro Times  |  03-22-2017  |  Blogs

Higher Ground: The Tao of pot

Marijuana has been related to spirituality and religion throughout history When I was young the idea of taking communion was...
Metro Times  |  03-22-2017  |  Blogs

Horoscopes (March 22-28)

ARIES (March 21- April 20): Nothing is written in stone.…...
Metro Times  |  03-22-2017  |  Blogs

Why you need to see Dwight Twilley’s intimate set at UFO Factory

Fanning the flames of power pop Dwight Twilley is still on fire all these years later; it's just that now,...
Metro Times  |  03-22-2017  |  Blogs

Politics & Prejudices: Why people support Trump

Donald Trump is tearing up long-established policies, destroying environmental protections and economic safeguards, shredding the social safety net, and is...
Metro Times  |  03-22-2017  |  Blogs

How Asian carp could soon take over the Great Lakes — and how they could be stopped

Reprinted from The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan.…...
Metro Times  |  03-22-2017  |  Blogs

Review: Fat Salmon Sushi is on a roll

There's nothing not to like at Fat Salmon Sushi, save lack of a liquor license (note the beer cooler at...
Metro Times  |  03-22-2017  |  Blogs

19 things to do and where to do them in metro Detroit this week (March 22-28)

Wed, 3/22-Sun, 3/26 The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin @ Meadow Brook Theatre What happens when you go to prison...
Metro Times  |  03-22-2017  |  Blogs

Letters of the Week: Berkeley, National Embarrassment?

“Skate Or DIY: Why Is It So Damn Hard To Build A Skate Park In Oakland?” by Brian Krans, Feature...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

UC Berkeley Students Inspire Legislation That Would Make California Colleges Provide Abortion Pill On Campus

UC Berkeley and other California colleges would be required to make abortion pills available on campus, if a bill inspired...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

ICE 'Public Safety Advisory' Criticizing Local Law Enforcement for Immigration Policies Appears to Contain Bad Data

A newly-issued report from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is meant to name and shame local police and...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

Berkeley's New Progressive Majority Gets Serious About Homelessness Solutions

Longstanding activists surprised, encouraged by micro-dwelling and 'Pathways' project. Berkeley’s new, progressive-majority City Council is moving quickly to prioritize homelessness...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

The Portland Officer Who Killed Quanice Hayes Last Month Won't Face Charges

by Dirk VanderHart Friends mourn the death of Quanice Hayes in Northeast Portland last month. Doug Brown The police officer...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The AMF Pro 300 Bowling Alley on Powell Is Going Away

by Ned Lannamann Soon to be a 24 Hour Fitness, or Panera Bread, or Gentle Dental, or something similarly bland...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Ypsilanti City Council approves a resolution to fly a trans pride flag on the city pole

The city of Ypsilanti is showing its trans pride. At its March 21 meeting, the Ypsilanti City Council unanimously approved...
Metro Times  |  03-21-2017  |  Blogs

The Complete Jewish Film Festival 2017 Schedule

The 22nd Annual Festival Runs March 25-April 2 by Stranger Things To Do Staff...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

The Complete Fringe Festival 2017 Schedule

The Festival Of Offbeat Theater Runs March 23-April 1 by Stranger Things To Do Staff...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Free Will Astrology: For the Week of March 22

by Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21–April 19): Of course you want to get the best of everything. But that doesn't...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Celebrate a New America with This Donald Trump Commemorative Ruble!

by Ministry of Coins On November 8, 2016, slightly less than a majority of Americans resoundingly agreed to make Donald...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

A Comic About Granny the Orca

by Levi Hastings...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Is Anyone Going to Save the Endangered Killer Whales in Puget Sound Before It's Too Late?

by Christopher Frizzelle J2, aka "Granny," is on the right, in a photo taken by drone in September. She's about...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Savage Love: Curious Minds

by Dan Savage JOE NEWTONI recently spoke at Curious Minds Weekend in Toronto at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Why Should I Give a Fuck About... James Chance and the Contortions?

Why You Should GAF About James Chance and the Contortions' Funked Up, No Wave, S&M Fierceness by Dave Segal Years...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

James Chance May Be Older, but He'll Never Be "Mature"

by Dave Segal Courtesy of James Chance The title of the latest James Chance and the Contortions album, The Flesh...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Why Teenage Fanclub Are Still Here

by Ben Salmon Teenage Fanclub plays Neptune Theatre this Fri March 24, with Britta Phillips. DONALD MILNE Since 1997, Teenage...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

The Wolf in Oakland Modernizes a Cal-Cuisine Legend

The team behind Wood Tavern brings the old Bay Wolf space back to life. It isn’t easy to follow in...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

108 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do In Seattle This Week: March 21-26, 2017

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Head to Good to Glow on Saturday for a giveaway of 1000 glowsticks—and a...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

108 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do In Seattle This Week: March 21-26, 2017

Unusual, offbeat, quirky events happening March 21-26, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our arts critics have already recommended...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

I, Anonymous: Tell Us Everything

Let us know what's on your mind - anonymously! by Amber Cortes Send us your rants, your raves, your secrets...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

The Old Mervyn's Headquarters in Hayward Underscores a Lack of Resources to Address the City's Homelessness Crisis

The building, which had a couple-dozen people living in it at one time, will soon become a 476-unit, market-rate housing...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

Homeland Security and Trump Attempt to Shame King County for Rejecting Immigrant Detainer Requests

by Ana Sofia Knauf DACA recipient Daniel Ramirez Medina, a 23-year-old DREAMer, was detained near Seattle earlier this month. He...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Scraper Bikes at the Farmer’s Market

If you’re an East Bay resident, you’ve likely seen scraper bikes. Usually spotted while being ridden in packs, they’re bicycles...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

We Were Feminists Once at Hillside Club in Berkeley

What is feminism in 2017? That question alone can create enough fodder for a day-long conversation.…...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

Haus Party at The Night Light

Women’s History Month wouldn’t be complete without DJ sets from some of the dopest females in the biz. DJ Shell...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

Accessible Opera at Uptown Nightclub

The S.F. Opera Lab is popping up in Oakland on March 23, taking the stage at the Uptown Nightclub. S.F...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

Best Corner Book Shop in the Town

Laurel Book Store, the independent shop located Downtown Oakland’s historic and distinctly shaped Lion J. Wilson building, is a prominent...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

Shakespeare Shaken and Stirred, with a Twist

There’s Shakespeare, then there’s Filter Theatre’s Shakespeare, which makes its West Coast debut in Berkeley this week. The U.K.-based company...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

In the Yearning for Zion Case, Fear & Prejudice is Trumping Rule of Law

Texas' argument all along has essentially been that because YFZ's residents have not been forthcoming about their familial relationships and identities, this case is really, really hard, and the court needs to overlook some of the judicial safeguards that protect conventional and weird families alike who aren't doing anything illegal.
San Antonio Current  |  Elaine Wolff  |  05-28-2008  |  Crime & Justice

R.I.P. Roxanne Morgan, the greatest copy editor ever

Roxanne Morgan is gone, and nobody knows what to do.
NUVO  |  Pete Scott  |  12-05-2012  |  Media

I Had Sex at a Swingers Club and Liked It

An inside look at Atlanta sex swingers clubs.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Melysa Martinez  |  10-18-2012  |  Sex