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Rob Lowe at the CPA

Rob Lowe has been part of the Hollywood furniture for so long now—it’s been close to 40 years since he...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-04-2018  |  Activate

Vitamin X at Mardi Gras Lounge

After a rough day at work, when the news cycle makes you want to punch someone in the face, there’s...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-04-2018  |  Activate

Kemp Confirms Attendance at Trump Jr. Event

Photo Credit: Savannah Cole/file Donald Trump Jr. isn’t the only big name attending the Turning Point USA Campus Clash event...
Flagpole Magazine  |  10-04-2018  |  In the Loop

Why Does Dino Rossi Fear the Homosexualist Death Agenda?

Who wants to live in a world without Vanjie memes? by Rich Smith Here's Dino Rossi, the Republican running for...
The Stranger  |  10-04-2018  |  Slog

BEHOLD: The Mercury's "Get Pumped to Beyoncé (and Jay-Z) While Driving to Seattle for OTR II" Playlist

by Jenni Moore Today marks the day many of us Portland-dwelling hive members have been waiting for: the day we...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-04-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass at Golden Gate Park

Coachella, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza… Yeah, they’re cool and all. But you could almost buy a decent car for what it takes...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-04-2018  |  Activate

DakhaBrakha at the Ritz

If you’re suffering a bit from seen-it-all ennui on the live music front, we just might have the antidote. The...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-04-2018  |  Activate

Emo Philips at Rooster T. Feathers

Most easily recognized by his childlike, high-pitched delivery, Emo Philips is truly a stand-out when it comes to stand-up. Hailing...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-04-2018  |  Activate

Dystopian Dream at Stanford Memorial Auditorium

Indulge your senses by attending the U.S. premiere of Dystopian Dream at Stanford. This memorizing performance features contemporary dance paired...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-04-2018  |  Activate

Despite Trump and Rick Perry’s Best Efforts, Another Coal Plant Eats the Dust in Texas

Chalk this one up as another loss for the White House. Last month, American Electric Power (AEP) announced that it...
The Texas Observer  |  10-04-2018  |  La Linea

Hiphop Power Couple The Carters Take the CenturyLink Stage Tonight

Beyonce and Jay-Z are bringing their superstar chops to Seattle. by Leilani Polk Mudede has thoughts about the origins of...
The Stranger  |  10-04-2018  |  Slog

Forum Tonight on Future of Athens Police

Photo Credit: Savannah Cole/file Commissioner Mariah Parker will be among the panelists. Local political groups have organized a forum this...
Flagpole Magazine  |  10-04-2018  |  In the Loop

A Star Is Born, a Cliché Is Sustained

The filmmakers obviously did not intend to be releasing their movie amidst the backdrop of Brett Kavanaugh’s hearing. by Kim...
The Stranger  |  10-04-2018  |  Slog

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day: Cheap Ass Cone Lickers

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Mercury Staff We recently published a very helpful list of the Portland employees you should be...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-04-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Spooky Shit: The Case of the Mystery Turd

by Cienna Madrid Originally published on Oct 23, 2013. James YamasakiIt was a warm night late this past summer, the...
The Stranger  |  10-04-2018  |  Slog

The Biggest Events This Month

The 150 Biggest Arts, Music, Food & Culture Events in October by Stranger Things To Do Staff In Seattle, October...
The Stranger  |  10-04-2018  |  Slog

The Top 10 New Pioneer Square Art Shows to Check Out in October 2018

by Stranger Things To Do Staff See Preston Singletary's bronze depiction of the warrior Natsilane in Raven's Treasures (and then...
The Stranger  |  10-04-2018  |  Slog

Ted Cruz’s Fear Factory

Ted Cruz’s Fear Factory Fear, revanchism and chauvinistic Texas tropes: Cruz’s re-election strategy might not be pretty, but that’s not...
The Texas Observer  |  10-04-2018  |  La Linea

Strangest State: October 2018

SAN ANTONIO // Thieves smuggled a shark out of the San Antonio Aquarium by hiding it in a baby stroller...
The Texas Observer  |  10-04-2018  |  La Linea

The 29 Best Things to Do in Portland This Weekend: Oct 5-7

Get Freaky with the Greeks, Enjoy Kikagaku Moyo with Your Boyos, and Go Into the Light, LIVE! THIS WEEKEND IS...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-04-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: A Cool New Facebook for Salmon, A Horrible Old Facebook for Us, Let’s Talk About the Seattle Lid

by Michael Bell Cut this shit out, Mark. JUSTIN SULLIVAN / GETTY IMAGESFacebook, but for salmon: Scientists want to crowdsource...
The Stranger  |  10-04-2018  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: FBI Finishes Kavanaugh Investigation, Officers Shot in South Carolina, and PSU Talks Public Safety

by Alex Zielinski Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-04-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Market of Choice would love your business!

by Anonymous Dear Lady who chose me to vent your spleen at about the shitty "iconic" Portland business that I...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-04-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Debate over the 14th Amendment (1866)

by Anonymous 'Do you require why, holding these views and possessing some will of my own, I accept so imperfect...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-03-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do Thursday!

8 Things to Do for Oct 4 by Mercury Things to Do Staff RuPaul's Drag Race: Werq the World Going...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-03-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do Sunday!

8 Things to Do for Oct 7 by Mercury Things to Do Staff Kikagaku Moyo, Weeed Japanese psychedelic folk-rock band...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-03-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog PM: Amazon Eliminates Bonuses to Pay for Minimum Wage Increase, Boeing Says We're 5 Years Away from Self-Flying Cars

ICE wants to investigate Portland's mayor, it's chilly and I love it, Burien bowling coach charged with child porn by...
The Stranger  |  10-03-2018  |  Slog

New Savage Love: Can a Sex Life Go from Zero to 60?

by Dan Savage Joe NewtonIs it even possible for a couple that stopped having sex to start back up again?...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-03-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

There Is a Stop Kavanaugh Vigil Happening Tonight in Cal Anderson Park

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Tonight across the country, people are gathering for a Stop Kavanaugh Vigil, including at...
The Stranger  |  10-03-2018  |  Slog

Weekday Trumpdate: Mocking Dr. Ford, Presidential Alarms, and Tax Fraud Fallout

It is the 621st day of Trump's presidency, and Trump can now text us whenever he wants. by Rich Smith...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-03-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Weekday Trumpdate: Mocking Dr. Ford, Presidential Alarms, and Tax Fraud Fallout

It is the 621st day of Trump's presidency, and Trump can now text us whenever he wants. by Rich Smith...
The Stranger  |  10-03-2018  |  Slog

ICE Union Calls for a Criminal Investigation into Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler

by Alex Zielinski Portland Bureau of Transportation This story was originally published by our sister paper, The Portland Mercury. The...
The Stranger  |  10-03-2018  |  Slog

The So-Called Mayor of Columbia City, Felix, Lost a Leg But Is Doing Great

by Charles Mudede Charles MudedeNot long after I met and wrote about Felix—a very social cat who is also known...
The Stranger  |  10-03-2018  |  Slog

Revamped Deadly Force Inquests Shift Focus Toward Training and Protocol

n the past, each inquest used to lead to the conclusion that the officer feared for their life and then...
The Stranger  |  10-03-2018  |  Slog

Inbox Jukebox Track of the Day: The Lee Hazlewood-esque Ballad "Frontier Man" by Super Furry Animals Leader Gruff Rhys

Super Furry Animals leader Gruff Rhys channels his inner Lee Hazlewood on the lush ballad "Frontier Man." See him live...
The Stranger  |  10-03-2018  |  Slog

There's Some Good Spooky Shit on Netflix Right Now, Baby!

The Boy, The Conjuring and more. by Leilani Polk The Boy: "You wouldn't hurt me, would you Brahms?"The onset of...
The Stranger  |  10-03-2018  |  Slog

Longtime Reader/Listener/Voguer Wants Me to Stop Pushing Pot on My Callers

Savage Love Letter of the Day by Dan Savage I’m a longtime fan and back in the “Hey Faggot” days...
The Stranger  |  10-03-2018  |  Slog

ICE Union Calls for a Criminal Investigation into Mayor Wheeler

by Alex Zielinski Portland Bureau of Transportation The union representing US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) employees is asking for...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-03-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Academic Hoax Reveals Deep Problems in Social Sciences

Over the past year, three scholars have been engaged in a massive, and massively secret, academic project. by Katie Herzog...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-03-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Academic Hoax Reveals Deep Problems in Social Sciences

Over the past year, three scholars have been engaged in a massive, and massively secret, academic project. by Katie Herzog...
The Stranger  |  10-03-2018  |  Slog

Trump's Daddy Issues and Putin's Long Game

Episode 168 of the Blabbermouth podcast by The Stranger Subscribe to the podcast FOR FREE by clicking right here! Dan...
The Stranger  |  10-03-2018  |  Slog

They Make a Phenomenal Pastrami on Rye at Dingfelder's Delicatessen

Shhhhh, tell everyone! by Rich Smith Look at this big beautiful thing. RSDingfelder's Delicatessen is set up in a semi-obscure...
The Stranger  |  10-03-2018  |  Slog

'The Architecture of Community' Advocates a Return to More Conscientious Urban Development

Leon Krier contends that modernism, whatever its virtues in small scale, has been nothing but a disaster in larger scales -- a force that has managed to sterilize cities aesthetically, ruin years of expertise in building trades, and lead planners and developers to compose cities in unsustainable ways.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Scott Carlson  |  10-06-2009  |  Nonfiction

The garden of unearthly delights

Ann Baker’s fluid and feminine forms fit in with the flowers
Metro Spirit  |  Stacey Hudson  |  07-05-2007  |  Art

Cartoon: X-Treme Democracy

Hamid Karzai finally sees reason...
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  10-21-2009  |  Cartoons