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Flagpole Premieres: Elijah Johnston, 'Find Your Bliss'

Athens singer-songwriter Elijah Johnston jokingly refers to himself as a "recovering lo-fi addict," and his recent work has indeed found...
Flagpole Magazine  |  11-29-2019  |  Homedrone

It's Getting Better

by Anonymous Thank you to all of you wonderful smiling coffee shop baristas, juicers, cashiers and other customer service people...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-29-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Good Morning, News: Gordon Sondland Accused of Sexual Harassment, London Bridge Stabbing, and Shop Local Today, Dammit!

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-29-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Masseur Stalks Seattle Man, London Bridge Stabbings, Baby Yoda for President

by Nathalie Graham Several people have been stabbed. Bim/Getty ImagesA Thanksgiving miracle from Bobby Wagner: The Seahawks linebacker was packing...
The Stranger  |  11-29-2019  |  Slog

Holidays

by Anonymous All a holiday for many is another day to do nothing, think nothing, sit on their already fat,...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-28-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Blazer's Recap: Melo is Swell-o as Blazers Down OKC 136-119

by Arthur Bradford Bruce Ely - Trailblazers.comThe Blazers bounced back from a rough road trip on Wednesday and won their...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-28-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog PM: O.C. Weekly Shuts Down, Sondland Accused of Sexual Misconduct, Trump's "Gorgeous" Chest

by Chase Burns Villain and blabbermouth Gordon Sondland US MISSION TO THE EUROPEAN UNIONICYMI: Tim Eyman's initiative has been stopped...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

Pete Buttigieg and "the Obvious Appeal of the Butch Aesthetic"

by Jasmyne Keimig View this post on Instagram A post shared by Chasten Buttigieg (@chasten.buttigieg) on Apr 1, 2017 at...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

Korean Corn Dogs and More Seattle Food News You Can Use

by Stranger EverOut Staff A new location of the Korean street food chain Chung Chun Rice Dog, which specializes in...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

Buy Your Tickets to These 15 Newly Announced Seattle Events Before They Sell Out

by Stranger EverOut Staff Legendary roots-rock band the Doobie Brothers will come to town for their 50th anniversary next fall...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

39 Movies Worth Watching in Seattle This Weekend: Nov 27–Dec 1, 2019

by Stranger EverOut Staff Hopefully your Thanksgiving will be a little less stressful than Daniel Craig's stint in Knives Out...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

Your Complete Guide to December 2019 Events in Seattle

by Stranger EverOut Staff Ring in a new decade with laser karaoke, live DJs, and primo views of the Space...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

69 Major Events to Know About in the Seattle Area This Weekend: Nov 28-Dec 1, 2019

by Stranger EverOut Staff Downtown is the place to be the day after Thanksgiving—after the Macy's Holiday Parade, the department...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

A Fare Strike Is a Good Idea

by Rich Smith Hold it right there, sir. Not on Black Friday. Timothy KenneyThis morning the Stranger published a good...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

Be Very Afraid of Tim Eyman's Run for Governor

by Charles Mudede A "total clown show." Lester BlackSeattle Times columnist Danny Westneat is certain that Tim Eyman's run for...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

Gordon Sondland Is Reportedly a Sexual Harasser Who Reportedly Cherishes the Photo He Took With George W. Bush's Dog

by Blair Stenvick TFW you want a hug. U.S. MISSION TO THE EUROPEAN UNIONA new article from Portland Monthly and...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-27-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Japan's Kikagaku Moyo Bring World-Class Psych-Rock to the Crocodile Friday

by Dave Segal Headiness direct from Japan. Jamie WdziekonskiJapan’s Kikagaku Moyo stand as one of the world’s greatest psych-rock bands...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

A Fight Is Brewing Over Diversity in Washington's Legal Weed Market

by Lester Black The Black Excellence in Cannabis organization, including Aaron Barfield, right, protesting outside Uncle Ike's in White Center...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

Last-Minute Plans: 125 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do in Seattle This Thanksgiving Weekend: November 27-Dec 1, 2019

by Stranger EverOut Staff Saturday's 24th annual Magic in the Market will bring a tree lighting, seasonal snacks and drinks,...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

Trump, Turkey, and Some Really Bad Texting

by The Stranger Episode 224 preps you for political battle at the Thanksgiving table. Drew Angerer / Getty Images Subscribe...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

I Can't Stop Thinking About "Smooth" by Santana Feat. Rob Thomas

Sticker Patrol: 2020, Cucchella, Rejecting Prisons by Jasmyne Keimig "Smooth by Santana feat. Rob Thomas of Matchbox Twenty off the...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

No, Seattle Should Not Enforce Helmet Laws

The Seattle Times Editorial Board wants to see more bikers get tickets. by Katie Herzog Criminals. EmirMemedovski/Getty Images This week,...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

She Left Her Husband But Still Lives With Him—So Does She Have to Remain Celibate?

Savage Love Letter of the Day by Dan Savage My marriage of ten years is ending due to a dead...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

Tim Eyman's Initiative Has Been Stopped in Its Tracks

It's one reason to give thanks this Thanksgiving. by Nathalie Graham Let the tax troll, Tim Eyman, toil over this...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

The 31 Best Things to Do in Portland This Week: Dec 2-5

by Mercury EverOut Staff Hello, December 2019. It looks like you're getting off to a very lively start so far,...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-27-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Winning Films of the 15th Annual HUMP! Film Festival

by Dan Savage The 15th Annual HUMP! Film Festival opened in Seattle, Olympia, Portland, San Francisco, and—for the first time...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-27-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Portland Diamond Project Extends Terminal 2 Review By Six Months

by Robert Ham Terminal 2 photo by Port of PortlandThe Portland Diamond Project (PDP) apparently needs a bit more time...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-27-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Puget Sound Anarchists’ Black Friday Fare Strike Is Dumb and Counterproductive

Public transit is the wrong target. by Gregory Scruggs " title="The fare strike is billed as a protest against the...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

The Winning Films of the 15th Annual HUMP! Film Festival

by Dan Savage The 15th Annual HUMP! Film Festival opened in Seattle, Olympia, Portland, San Francisco, and—for the first time...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

The Democratic Presidential Campaign Yard Signs I Saw This Morning On My Walk To Work

by Dan Savage [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

Sleep-Deprived UW Medical Residents Say the School's Taxi Voucher Program Is a "Sham"

Residents are frustrated with a program to address sleep-deprivation at UW. by Rich Smith UW's medical residents have been working...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

Cheap, Free, & Fun: The 17 Best Bang For Your Buck Events in Portland, Nov 29-Dec 5

by Mercury EverOut Staff Amenta Abioto, Noah Simpson Group I just can’t shut my trap when it comes to Amenta...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-27-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

I Saw You: Walk Hard

“Fuck you!” yelled the enraged half-naked man from across the dry creek, where he stood in front of his tent...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  11-27-2019  |  Activate

Good Morning, News: Trump's Impeachment Defense Destroyed, Oregon's Bomb Cyclone, and the "War on Thanksgiving"

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-27-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

The 30 Best Things to Do in Portland This Weekend: Nov 29-Dec 1

by Mercury EverOut Staff Well, we're in it now. The home-stretch. Thanksgiving is in the rear-view, Christmas and New Year's...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-27-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Americans Are Dying Younger, Crazy Thanksgiving-Week Weather, All Toilets Broken on International Space Station

by Nathalie Graham Time to break out the adult diapers. Elen11/Getty ImagesSpokane is crazy: Yesterday, there were 127 vehicles involved...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2019  |  Slog

The Sweeper

by Anonymous The next dumbest thing to the leaf blower is the street sweeper. What is the point of that...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-27-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Dynasty Restaurant Pours Good Chinese on Pacific Grove

I eschew glow-in-the-dark sweet and sour pork and disdain the way-too-sweet General Tso’s chicken in many Chinese-American restaurants, so you can’t blame me for not rushing to try every Chinese restaurant on the Monterey Peninsula. But I wish I’d tried Pacific Grove’s Dynasty Restaurant sooner.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Pat Tanumihardja  |  01-21-2010  |  Food+Drink

Baz Luhrmann's 'Australia' Disappoints

Its grandiose title might encourage visions of a sweeping epic romance but Baz Luhrmann's bloated and boisterous movie is little more than a computer-graphic assisted western that takes place over the period of a few months.
City Pulse  |  Cole Smithey  |  11-24-2008  |  Reviews

Employers Skim $26.2 Million Per Week from Lower-Income Workers Paychecks

Ruth Milkman should have moved this statistic from the 53rd page of her study to the front, where it might have been read by local media: Every week, employers in Los Angeles County pilfer $26.2 million from the paychecks of the poorest 17 percent of workers.
L.A. Weekly  |  Max Taves  |  02-19-2010  |  Business & Labor