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More Women Making Wine—and Other Exciting Things!

by MJ Skegg Tomorrow Cellar 503 has its own celebration of female winemakers (read the article here if you don't...
The Portland Mercury  |  02-16-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

A Mysterious and Strange Clinic in A Cure for Wellness

by Ben Coleman We're living in a golden age of horror movies that we’re not allowed to call horror movies...
The Stranger  |  02-16-2017  |  Slog

Pittsburgh immigrants walk out of work, school to march in Beechview

Pittsburgh has one of the smallest percentages of foreign-born people of any large U.S. city, but in Beechview on Feb...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  02-16-2017  |  Blogh

The Spectral Sounds of Itasca

by Ben Salmon Itasca opens for Cloud Nothings at Barboza Feb 17-18. ELLA ANDERSSON Kayla Cohen's 2014 album Unmoored by...
The Stranger  |  02-16-2017  |  Slog

Oxford Film Festival Celebrates History, Diversity

Time to sally down to Oxford town! The 2016 Oxford Film Festival is underway with a packed schedule of new...

Like kosher dill pickles? Vancouver Jewish Film Festival to screen comedy feature The Pickle Recipe

Here's a tasty film screening coming up to take note of...
The Georgia Straight  |  02-16-2017  |  Views

Stef Chura's New Record Messes Is a California Surf-Rock Update on ’90s Feminist Grunge

by Suzette Smith STEF CHURA Fri 2/17 Disjecta Zak Bratto Stef Chura is kind of blowing up right now. Her...
The Portland Mercury  |  02-16-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Essay film 'Robopaths' to screen tomorrow at Glitter Box

Everybody's talking about the roboticized future of autonomous cars and jobless humans. But what if another big danger were people...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  02-16-2017  |  Program Notes

John Darnielle Releases a Second Novel, Universal Harvester

by Erik Henriksen “WE LIVE IN A WORLD NOW where people see things all the time, all kinds of things,...
The Stranger  |  02-16-2017  |  Slog

Audit by City Controller Michael Lamb finds mismanagement at Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority

It's been a rough two years for the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority. High lead levels have been found in...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  02-16-2017  |  Blogh

Your Political Party of B.C. attracts more candidates for 2017 provincial election

Party leader James Filippelli believes that British Columbian voters are looking for alternatives...

Kindercore Records to Open Vinyl Pressing Plant in Athens

The rumor has swirled around town for months, and now it appears that it's true: Kindercore Records plans to open a...
Flagpole Magazine  |  02-16-2017  |  Homedrone

High Society: Smoking Hash with the Creators of Weed Web Series Grow Op

by David Schmader I first heard about Grow Op, the locally produced web series about weed, from membership-driven streaming service...
The Stranger  |  02-16-2017  |  Slog

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Why Is My Gay Son Hooking Up With a Girl?

by Dan Savage I just found out that my 16-year-old son, who's been out since age 11, was making out...
The Portland Mercury  |  02-16-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Lining Up a Conviction

A suggestive photo lineup put Juan Balderas on death row. Experts say he may have been wrongfully convicted, but will...
The Texas Observer  |  02-16-2017  |  La Linea

SJZ Winter Fest Returns With Eclectic Lineup

Starting this week, San Jose Jazz Winter Fest returns with three weekends of great jazz, both old and new. With...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  02-16-2017  |  Activate

Durham Police Shooting Update: DPD IDs Victim, Officers Involved; Cousin, Neighbors Say He Was Shot From Behind

The Durham Police Department has released the names of a man shot by police Wednesday in northeast Durham, as well...
INDY Week  |  02-16-2017  |  Triangulator

America's Next Top Model Recap: You're a Wizard, Courtney!

by Chase Burns Did you ever think ANTM and Harry Potter would be on TV together? CBS Television Distribution. Collage...
The Stranger  |  02-16-2017  |  Slog

Seattle's Eugenie Jones Sings Nina Simone's Blues at The Royal Room

by Charles Mudede Courtesy Eugenie JonesEugenie Jones is a Seattle-based jazz singer who has released two albums, Black Lace Blue...
The Stranger  |  02-16-2017  |  Slog

Centers for Disease Control finds link between Flint water and Legionnaires' disease

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported the first genetic links between Flint's water and patients diagnosed with...
Metro Times  |  02-16-2017  |  Blogs

ArtsMemphis Combats Funding Threats

ArtsMemphis is combatting threats to federal arts funding with postcards, information, fun, and beer. The nonprofit arts agency will host...

Memphis Film Prize Kicks Off Second Competition

The Memphis Film Prize invites filmmakers to The Cove tonight, Feb. 16, for its second annual kick off party.  Last...

Resistance & Solidarity Events This Week

by Stranger Things To Do Staff THURSDAY Activism 101: How To Change A Senator's Vote Activists of all ages are...
The Stranger  |  02-16-2017  |  Slog

Listen Up! Feb. 15

Every Wednesday (in this case, a Thursday), we make a Spotify playlist containing tracks from artists mentioned in the current...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  02-16-2017  |  FFW>>

Upcoming Strikes In Portland: What You Should Know

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Kathleen Marie Today across the nation, and here in Portland, you can expect to see a...
The Portland Mercury  |  02-16-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Anti-LGBT Lawmakers Unveil Slew of ‘Religious Freedom’ Bills Despite Business Concerns

A conservative member warned of a 'public fight' if House leadership tries to kill discriminatory legislation. The post Anti-LGBT Lawmakers...
The Texas Observer  |  02-16-2017  |  La Linea

Democracy in Crisis Podcast: Donald Trump’s Immigration Crackdown

On this week’s episode, hosts Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner talk with reporter Aura Bogado about a powerful profile she wrote...
INDY Week  |  02-16-2017  |  Triangulator

The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors De Profundis: From Palestrina to Pizzetti

On February 25, 7:30 p.m., De Profundis: From Palestrina to Pizzetti can be seen at the Holy Rosary Cathedral...
The Georgia Straight  |  02-16-2017  |  Views

The Morning News: A Detained Dreamer's Tattoo and the UW Shooter's Wiped Cell Phone

by Sydney Brownstone According to Daniel Ramirez Medina's lawyer, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials accused Ramirez Medina of being...
The Stranger  |  02-16-2017  |  Slog

UPDATED: State Supreme Court Says Florist Who Refused to Serve Gay Couple Violated Anti-Discrimination Law

by Heidi Groover In 2013, a florist refused to provide flowers for Curt Freed and Robert Ingersoll's wedding. MISSY MOO...
The Stranger  |  02-16-2017  |  Slog

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives reveals B.C. Liberal government's predilection for regressive taxes

Nowadays, the richest one percent are paying a lower effective tax rate than the bottom 90 percent...

Good Morning, News: Ibrahim Mubarak, the ACLU of Oregon, and that Men's Wearhouse Guy

by Doug Brown Good morning, Portland. Do me a favor and click these links. Ibrahim Mubarak Doug Brown First up...
The Portland Mercury  |  02-16-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Homeless in Vancouver: City adds street-crossing instructions, saying 40 percent of us don’t know how

Wordy instructions explain what people can do, depending on the symbol that appears...
The Georgia Straight  |  02-16-2017  |  Views

Photos: Run the Jewels at the Orpheum Theater

Run the Jewels at the Oprheum Theater on Feb. 15, 2017...
Isthmus  |  02-16-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

OneRepublic plays Vancouver on August 21

Tickets go on sale February 24...
The Georgia Straight  |  02-16-2017  |  Views

Alex Gervais death dominates first question period of B.C.'s spring legislative session

NDP Leader John Horgan ensured that this tragedy was placed at the top of the Official Opposition's agenda...

No Idea Festival Q&A

Improvisational guru Chris Cogburn explains the matrix...

Triangle Restaurants to Close on “A Day Without Immigrants”

A Day Without Immigrants, referred to as “Un Día Sin Inmigrantes” on social media, is a grassroots campaign to stage...
INDY Week  |  02-16-2017  |  Big Bite

Speaking of Town Hall Meetings, Are Washington State’s Democratic Reps Having Any?

by Rich Smith Answer: Yes and no. In the yes column: my dude Derek Kilmer (D-6), who loves town halls...
The Stranger  |  02-16-2017  |  Slog

Pyramid $cheme

Pyramid $cheme, Growlers, former Hi-Tone now Growlers, Chase One, Bored Lord, Minivan Marcus, Codak, Johnathan Kiersky, Luke Sexton, IMAKEMADBEATS, PreauXX...

Fifty Shades Darker

America gets the boundary pushing lifestyle porn it deserves Aloha, dear readers! Happy late V-Day and thanks for reading this...

Valerie June Comes Home

She’s back with a new album, a new band, and new attitude. Valerie June announced her return with "Shakedown," a...

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NBA Finals Game 1: Winning Time

If you're a fan of low scoring games, low-percentage shooting and sleep depravity, then Game 1 of the NBA Finals was the game for you!
Miami New Times  |  Chris Joseph  |  06-01-2011  |  Sports

Latinos Warn of 'False' Credit Card

Advertised nationwide to Spanish speakers as offering a $2,000 line of credit, Pro Line is derided as a scam by consumer advocates.
East Bay Express  |  Kara Platoni  |  09-07-2004  |  Business & Labor

Staring Blank: Spike Jonze’s Intelligence is Artificial

Where Spike Jonze once soared using magical realism — albeit written by someone else — as his guide (see “Being John Malkovich”) he now flounders with a self-penned technology driven story that shrivels before your eyes.
Cityview  |  Cole Smithey  |  12-16-2013  |  Movies