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Sympathy for the Devil in Joker

by Suzette Smith Niko TaverniseOne time I was talking to a guy who’d been married to one of my friends...
The Stranger  |  10-03-2019  |  Slog

Behold! Check out the Sexy, Sexy Trailer for HUMP! 2019

by Wm. Steven Humphrey OH BOY, OH BOY, OH BOY! It's your favorite time of year: the annual HUMP! film...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-03-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Trump Says China Should Investigate Biden Too

by Katie Herzog "WE'RE GONNA BUILD A MOAT AND WE'RE GONNA THROW JOE BIDEN IN IT." CHIP SOMODEVILLA/GETTY IMAGESDonald Trump...
The Stranger  |  10-03-2019  |  Slog

Joker Review: Sympathy for the Devil (Wow. How Is That Song Not in This Movie?)

by Suzette Smith Niko TaverniseOne time I was talking to a guy who’d been married to one of my friends...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-03-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Get a Taste of What's to Come at the 15th Annual HUMP! Film Festival

Tickets for the 15th Annual HUMP! Film Festival are ON SALE NOW! HUMP! tickets go fast and choice screenings sell...
The Stranger  |  10-03-2019  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: White House Subpoena, Caffe Vita's Anti-Homeless Policies, and ICE in the PNW

by Blair Stenvick Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-03-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Expedia Gets New Seattle Home with Wi-Fi Rocks, US Plans Immigrant DNA "Criminal" Database, Sad and Skinny Canadian Bears

by Nathalie Graham Picture the bear just like this, except there's no salmon. Tina Stafford/Getty ImagesUW electrical engineering professor had...
The Stranger  |  10-03-2019  |  Slog

Good Judy, Bad President

Episode 216 of the Blabbermouth podcast by The Stranger Subscribe to the podcast FOR FREE by clicking right here! Dan...
The Stranger  |  10-03-2019  |  Slog

Slog PM: Protest at Caffé Vita, #TrumpMeltdown, Jimi Hendrix Is Tired of Holding Your Fish

by Chase Burns Two protestors, Cody and Caro, outside of Caffé Vita in Capitol Hill. Rich SmithA 25-year-old man who...
The Stranger  |  10-02-2019  |  Slog

Your Complete Guide to Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, and Hay Rides Around Seattle This Fall 2019

by Stranger EverOut Staff Stocker Farms in Snohomish has a 10-acre corn maze, a pumpkin cannon, hayrides, a picturesque red...
The Stranger  |  10-02-2019  |  Slog

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

by Stranger EverOut Staff Jennifer Zwick's Speaking Loudly with Gentle Materials casts its subtle spell at Introductions.On the first Thursday...
The Stranger  |  10-02-2019  |  Slog

Buy Your Tickets to These 22 Newly Announced Seattle Events Before They Sell Out

by Stranger EverOut Staff Sultry-voiced LA pop star Billie Eilish will return to our fair state in April. Artist photoWe...
The Stranger  |  10-02-2019  |  Slog

Enter to win a pair of tickets to Brewology!

by Taffy Marler Entries accepted until 11:59pm (PT) on Sunday, October 13, 2019 One lucky winner will receive a pair...
The Stranger  |  10-02-2019  |  Slog

Caffé Vita Employees Say They're Getting Fired for Feeding Old Pastries to Homeless People

by Rich Smith Caffé Vita on the Hill, one of ten locations across the country. RS[The following was published by...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-02-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Can He Ask His Boyfriend To Come Out to His Family a Second Time?

Savage Love Letter of the Day by Dan Savage A few years ago, at my urging, my Korean boyfriend flew...
The Stranger  |  10-02-2019  |  Slog

Caffé Vita Employees Say They're Getting Fired for Giving Old Pastries to Homeless People

Employees say ten baristas have left since management instituted the new "pastry waste" protocol. by Rich Smith Caffé Vita on...
The Stranger  |  10-02-2019  |  Slog

Potty Mouth at the Ritz

If you have an unquenchable thirst for ’90s alternative, The Ritz has got you covered this Sunday. Massachusetts rockers Potty...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-02-2019  |  Activate

‘Hardly Strictly Bluegrass’ in Golden Gate Park

Conceived as a gift to the city of San Francisco by late music fan and billionaire financier Warren Hellman, Hardly...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-02-2019  |  Activate

‘Mark Twain’s River of Song’ at Mountain View CPA

If you missed veteran actor Dan Hiatt singing in ACT’s recent production of Vanity Fair, he leads the cast of...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-02-2019  |  Activate

‘Little Italy Street Fest’ Returns to San Jose

For the fourth straight year, downtown San Jose whips out its red, white and green to celebrate all things Italian...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-02-2019  |  Activate

‘The Rocky Horror Show’ at San Jose Stage Company

The San Jose Stage Company kicks off its 37th season by doing the Time Warp again—live! Most local Rocky Horror...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-02-2019  |  Activate

‘Viva Frida’ at Mexican Heritage Plaza

Art, music, food and more are guaranteed at the celebration of the iconic Frida Kahlo. Attendees are encouraged to wear...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-02-2019  |  Activate

‘Doubt, a Parable’ at Olinder Theatre

The Northside Theatre Company and director Meredith King celebrate the local company’s 41st season, kicking off their 2019-20 season with...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-02-2019  |  Activate

Multimedia Event ‘Triptych’ Celebrates Robert Mapplethorpe

Three decades after his death, Stanford Live brings Robert Mapplethorpe’s legendary photographs back to life. Created by composer (and guitarist...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-02-2019  |  Activate

Shannon and the Clams at the Ritz

Form a portmanteau out of the words “punk” and “oldies”—as Shannon Shaw of Shannon & The Clams once did whilst...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-02-2019  |  Activate

Beacon Sound Is Opening Its Own Store, While Planned Partner Nationale Continues with East Burnside Location

by Ned Lannamann Earlier this year, it was reported that North Mississippi record store Beacon Sound was joining forces with...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-02-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

High Wages Did Not Kill Sitka & Spruce, Seattle Did

by Charles Mudede Sitka & SpruceSeattle's leading conservative commentator, Jason Rantz, wasted no time pouncing on the dark words at...
The Stranger  |  10-02-2019  |  Slog

Calexico and Iron & Wine at Mountain Winery

Usually a musical collaboration is one of two things: a defining partnership on which careers are built, or a one-time...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-02-2019  |  Activate

Flash Deals: We Have Exclusive Discounted Tickets for These Seattle Events This Weekend

Don't Miss These Sales for Events from Oct 2-6 by Stranger EverOut Staff At Stranger EverOut, we're on a constant...
The Stranger  |  10-02-2019  |  Slog

Despite Demands from County Council, Seattle Theatre Group Declines to Cancel Al Franken

by Katie Herzog Al Franken will not be canceled in Seattle. DREW ANGERER / GETTY IMAGESThe show will go on...
The Stranger  |  10-02-2019  |  Slog

Belltown Art Fair Wants You to Know That "Belltown Is More Than Amazon"

by Jasmyne Keimig The Belltown Art Fair takes place tomorrow at 1st & Bell. Courtesy of Belltown Art Walk/Chelsea VaughtTomorrow...
The Stranger  |  10-02-2019  |  Slog

Desolation Center Documents DIY '80s Underground Music Culture at Its Most Anarchic and Inspirational

Featuring Minutemen, Sonic Youth, Meat Puppets, and other important bands, Desolation Center documents five wild DIY SoCal desert and boat...
The Stranger  |  10-02-2019  |  Slog

A Bad Case of the Meat Sweats

Sticker Patrol: Sorry, There Are Two Dick Stickers in This Post, NO, Telepathy by Jasmyne Keimig "MEAT SWEATS"A truly great...
The Stranger  |  10-02-2019  |  Slog

Enter to win a pair of tickets to Kero Kero Bonito!

by Taffy Marler Entries accepted until 11:59pm (PT) on Sunday, October 20, 2019 One lucky winner will receive a pair...
The Stranger  |  10-02-2019  |  Slog

Enter to win a pair of tickets to Ra Ra Riot!

by Taffy Marler Entries accepted until 11:59pm (PT) on Sunday, October 27, 2019 One lucky winner will receive a pair...
The Stranger  |  10-02-2019  |  Slog

Enter to win a pair of tickets to Andrew Rea: Book Tour with Babish!

by Taffy Marler Entries accepted until 11:59pm (PT) on Sunday, October 27, 2019 One lucky winner will receive a pair...
The Stranger  |  10-02-2019  |  Slog

A Few Things I Learned at the Northwest Tea Festival

Teas that taste like butter, teas grown in former poppy fields of Afghanistan, and other intriguing developments in the world's...
The Stranger  |  10-02-2019  |  Slog

Tonight! It's the I, Anonymous Show!

by Wm. Steven Humphrey HEAR YE! HEAR YE! If you're a fan of comedy and laughing your guts out, then...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-02-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

E-Scooter Anarchy Comes to Rat City!

by Nathalie Graham I can't wait for scooters for many reasons but a big one is so I can stop...
The Stranger  |  10-02-2019  |  Slog

Audit: New State Policies Put Strain on County's Intellectual and Developmental Disability Services

by Blair Stenvick Charday Penn / Getty images Changes in state policy and funding have put a strain on Multnomah...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-02-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Researchers Have Developed Lab-Made THC and CBD

by Josh Jardine Esther Kelleter/Getty ImagesWhen you smoke, vape, or eat cannabis, you obtain the cannabinoids THC and CBD from...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-02-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

I Saw You: Trash Talk

You were trotting on the Los Gatos Creek  trail near Blackford School at Leigh Avenue on a Sunday morning not...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-02-2019  |  Activate

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'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