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SXSW Music Live: No Brain

Seoul’s answer to Green Day...

SXSW Music Live: Prince Tribute

Free Auditorium Shores “partyup” rages like 1999...

Vancouver police investigate shooting outside Maple Hotel

The victim was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries...

SXSW Music Keynote: Garth Brooks

Country music standard talks up songwriters...

Police identify 19-year-old as Vancouver's seventh homicide victim of 2017

Majir Panahi was stabbed in the Downtown Eastside in the early hours of March 14...

SXSW Music Live: Big Star’s Third & Friends

Alex Chilton remembered still...

Four people hospitalized after shots fired at Abbotsford house party

Police are seeking the public's assistance in determining what happened...

SXSW Music Live: Richard Barone Presents Greenwich Village in the Sixties

Soft Boys, Youngbloods, Moby Grape, Brian Jones’ grandson, etc...

Chef Ned Bell gives a hearty plug to Gorilla Food

Things are looking up for raw-food aficionado Aaron Ash...
The Georgia Straight  |  03-18-2017  |  Views

Runway Radar: Olivia Bickerstaff makes flattering swimwear for full-figured women

The student designer previews her AKOYA line ahead of 2017 The Show at KPU’s Wilson School of Design...
The Georgia Straight  |  03-17-2017  |  Views

Uber Loses Legal Challenge, but Seattle Unionization Law Still at Risk

by Heidi Groover Seattle's groundbreaking law allowing Uber drivers to unionize survived one legal challenge but faces at least two...
The Stranger  |  03-17-2017  |  Slog

Granville College enables animal lovers to find a new career helping pets recuperate

The veterinary technician assistant program teaches students how to prepare dogs, cats, and other creatures for surgery...

Last Minute Plans: 102 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do This Weekend: March 17-19, 2017

by Stranger Things To Do Staff After you're done celebrating the Irish holiday this weekend, head to French Fest on...
The Stranger  |  03-17-2017  |  Slog

The Portland Art Museum Responds to Proposed Cuts to National Arts Funding

by Megan Burbank Donald Trump's proposed chairman for the National Endowment for the Arts. (Jokes! He just wants to cut...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-17-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The French and Kristen Stewart's Fame in Personal Shopper

by Charles Mudede The spectacle that is Kristen Stewart... Personal Shopper Here is the thing. Though the French love and...
The Stranger  |  03-17-2017  |  Slog

Watching Trump Get Punked By Foreign Leaders Would Be Funnier If It Weren't So Sad

by Rich Smith Nothing should grow like that. Nate Gowdy Happy St. Patrick's Day! In case you're already too drunk...
The Stranger  |  03-17-2017  |  Slog

City of Vancouver installs trans-inclusive washroom signage at city hall

The City of Vancouver is updating its washroom signage at city hall to be trans-inclusive...

Marvel's Iron Fist Debuted on Netflix and Reviews Are... Not So Good.

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey MARVEL'S IRON FIST: Hahahahahahaaaaa!!! NO. Courtesy of Netflix It's true, you have to eat a lot...
The Stranger  |  03-17-2017  |  Slog

University of Memphis has Inaugural Board of Trustee Meeting

The University of Memphis held its first board of trustee meeting this afternoon in the university’s ballroom. The U of...

TBI: Minimal Campus Crime Increase for 2016,

Reported campus crime offenses increased by less than one percent, or just 47 total offenses, between 2015 and 2016, according...

This Week On Nextdoor: "Can I Borrow A Lemon?"

by Bri Brey Fucking Nextdoor. A hub for every person in Portland with too much time on their hands, something...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-17-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Savage Love Letter of the Day: You Heard It Here First, Cousin

by Dan Savage So I am dealing with some issues right now that I don't know how to handle. I'll...
The Stranger  |  03-17-2017  |  Slog

Now Open: Riko's Kickin' Chicken

A couple Saturdays ago, Riko's Kickin' Chicken opened a brick-and-mortar restaurant on Madison near Cleveland. According to Tiffany Wiley, who...

74 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Saturday, March 18

Keep busy with these events...
The Georgia Straight  |  03-17-2017  |  Views

Flagpole at SXSW: The Mega-Fest Finds Its Chill

Photo Credit: Mike White Denzel Curry SXSW in 2017 is, by far, the most chill it’s been in years. The...
Flagpole Magazine  |  03-17-2017  |  Homedrone

Pickathon Starlight Series, Episode 6: Yemen Blues

by Ned Lannamann Ravid Kahalani of Yemen Blues Todd Cooper Pickathon's Starlight Series continues with this scorching performance from Yemen...
The Stranger  |  03-17-2017  |  Slog

Cuellar Slams Trump Proposal to Hire Attorneys to Take Land for Border Wall

“This is going to start legal fights and the courtrooms are already overloaded,” the Texas congressman said of a brewing...
The Texas Observer  |  03-17-2017  |  La Linea

To the Tourists Who Hate Visiting Seattle: You’re Doing It Wrong

by Leilani Polk What's not to love? aiisha5/Getty Today, Seattle Times' FYI Guy Gene Balk reported on a new survey...
The Stranger  |  03-17-2017  |  Slog

Don't Miss the I, Anonymous Show... Monday Night!

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey One of the funnest (and funniest!) comedy shows in town in undoubtedly The I, Anonymous Show,...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-17-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Week in Weed: Government Weed is Terrible, Vape Use on the Rise, Ganja Island Paradise Lost

by Amber Cortes Vaping is a hit ROBYN BECK This week, weed can relax a bit—Sessions seems to have no...
The Stranger  |  03-17-2017  |  Slog

This week in video games: Outlast, Bully, Night in the Woods, and Xbox Game Pass

Xbox announces a game subscription service, playing Bully on modern-day systems, and more...
The Georgia Straight  |  03-17-2017  |  Views

Currently Trending: The 10 Most Popular Upcoming Seattle Concerts

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Jane Monheit will play for three more nights at Jazz Alley this weekend. If...
The Stranger  |  03-17-2017  |  Slog

Sangha Teahouse Launches "Tea Trike" on Sunday

Alisa Burns doesn’t seem like your average tea drinker. You know, someone mellow.…...
INDY Week  |  03-17-2017  |  Big Bite

The Live-Action Beauty and the Beast Is Absolutely Fantastic. Go See It Tonight. Howard Ashman Lives.

by Christopher Frizzelle Emma Watson as Belle and Luke Evans as Gaston. Disney Doing my best Lumiere voice: It is...
The Stranger  |  03-17-2017  |  Slog

Theater Review: 13 The Musical Highlights the Absurdity and Occasional Insight of Adolescence

13 The Musical ★★★ North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre Through March 26 Adolescent transitions are already tough. Then life...
INDY Week  |  03-17-2017  |  Artery

SHOCKER: Trump's Budget Proposal Would Axe Millions Portland Uses For Affordable Housing

by Dirk VanderHart It was huge news in November when Portland passed its first-ever property tax bond for affordable housing...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-17-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

SXSW Music Live: Reverberation Appreciation Society Showcase

ATX viral synth wave stars Survive levitate...

President Trump Wants to Gut the National Endowment for the Arts. Here’s What That Will Mean for Local Arts Groups.

It’s official: if Donald Trump has his way, the arts will suffer—bigly. The president’s proposed budget, unveiled yesterday, calls for...
INDY Week  |  03-17-2017  |  Artery

Olivier Assayas and Kristen Stewart Reteam for Personal Shopper

by Marc Mohan Personal Shopper (starring Kristen Stewart) opens this weekend. I don’t think I’m unique in having an opinion...
The Stranger  |  03-17-2017  |  Slog

SXSW Music Live: Banks

Fuckery or non-fuckwithable?...

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

Is OxyCide Making Hospitals Cleaner or Is It a Health Hazard?

This new hospital disinfectant is designed to stop the spread of infection, but it may be making the employees who handle it sick in the process.
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  Rebecca Nuttall  |  02-19-2015  |  Health

The Lynching of Michael Donald: 30 Years Later

In Mobile, 1981 brought headlines reading "Man Found Hanged on City Street.” The 30th anniversary of Michael Donald’s lynching is a story of intolerance, misdirected anger, mistrust in local law enforcement and slow but steady change.
Lagniappe  |  Luke Buckley  |  03-09-2011  |  Race & Class