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The Portland Officer Who Killed Quanice Hayes Last Month Won't Face Charges

by Dirk VanderHart Friends mourn the death of Quanice Hayes in Northeast Portland last month. Doug Brown The police officer...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The AMF Pro 300 Bowling Alley on Powell Is Going Away

by Ned Lannamann Soon to be a 24 Hour Fitness, or Panera Bread, or Gentle Dental, or something similarly bland...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

David Suzuki: Facts and evidence matter in confronting climate crisis

There are many excellent resources that provide information to counter climate-change skeptics and deniers...

Ypsilanti City Council approves a resolution to fly a trans pride flag on the city pole

The city of Ypsilanti is showing its trans pride. At its March 21 meeting, the Ypsilanti City Council unanimously approved...
Metro Times  |  03-21-2017  |  Blogs

The Complete Jewish Film Festival 2017 Schedule

The 22nd Annual Festival Runs March 25-April 2 by Stranger Things To Do Staff...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

The Complete Fringe Festival 2017 Schedule

The Festival Of Offbeat Theater Runs March 23-April 1 by Stranger Things To Do Staff...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Free Will Astrology: For the Week of March 22

by Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21–April 19): Of course you want to get the best of everything. But that doesn't...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

I Think On the Map Is Zionist Propaganda, but Director Dani Menkin Disagrees

by Rich Smith Seattle Jewish Film Festival screens On the Map April 2. When my Jewish mother dead-bolted the doors...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

A Comic About Granny the Orca

by Levi Hastings...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Savage Love: Curious Minds

by Dan Savage JOE NEWTONI recently spoke at Curious Minds Weekend in Toronto at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Why Should I Give a Fuck About... James Chance and the Contortions?

by Dave Segal James Chance & The Contortions perform at Lo-Fi Performance Gallery this Saturday night with Quid Pro. Years...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Celebrate a New America with This Donald Trump Commemorative Ruble!

by Ministry of Coins On November 8, 2016, slightly less than a majority of Americans resoundingly agreed to make Donald...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Is Anyone Going to Save the Endangered Killer Whales in Puget Sound Before It's Too Late?

by Christopher Frizzelle J2, aka "Granny," is on the right, in a photo taken by drone in September. She's about...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

James Chance May Be Older, but He'll Never Be "Mature"

by Dave Segal Courtesy of James Chance The title of the latest James Chance and the Contortions album, The Flesh...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Why Teenage Fanclub Are Still Here

by Ben Salmon Teenage Fanclub plays Neptune Theatre this Fri March 24, with Britta Phillips. DONALD MILNE Since 1997, Teenage...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

The Wolf in Oakland Modernizes a Cal-Cuisine Legend

The team behind Wood Tavern brings the old Bay Wolf space back to life. It isn’t easy to follow in...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

108 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do In Seattle This Week: March 21-26, 2017

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Head to Good to Glow on Saturday for a giveaway of 1000 glowsticks—and a...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Indie band Why? finds a new calmness

After a recent serious health scare in Central America caught singer Yoni Wolf off guard, the band has returned with...
The Georgia Straight  |  03-21-2017  |  Music

108 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do In Seattle This Week: March 21-26, 2017

Unusual, offbeat, quirky events happening March 21-26, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our arts critics have already recommended...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

I, Anonymous: Tell Us Everything

Let us know what's on your mind - anonymously! by Amber Cortes Send us your rants, your raves, your secrets...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

The Old Mervyn's Headquarters in Hayward Underscores a Lack of Resources to Address the City's Homelessness Crisis

The building, which had a couple-dozen people living in it at one time, will soon become a 476-unit, market-rate housing...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

City of Vancouver launches Historical Discrimination Against People of Chinese Descent advisory group

The formation of this advisory group commemorates International Day to Eliminate Racial Discrimination (March 21)...

Homeland Security and Trump Attempt to Shame King County for Rejecting Immigrant Detainer Requests

by Ana Sofia Knauf DACA recipient Daniel Ramirez Medina, a 23-year-old DREAMer, was detained near Seattle earlier this month. He...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Scraper Bikes at the Farmer’s Market

If you’re an East Bay resident, you’ve likely seen scraper bikes. Usually spotted while being ridden in packs, they’re bicycles...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

Accessible Opera at Uptown Nightclub

The S.F. Opera Lab is popping up in Oakland on March 23, taking the stage at the Uptown Nightclub. S.F...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

Haus Party at The Night Light

Women’s History Month wouldn’t be complete without DJ sets from some of the dopest females in the biz. DJ Shell...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

Best Corner Book Shop in the Town

Laurel Book Store, the independent shop located Downtown Oakland’s historic and distinctly shaped Lion J. Wilson building, is a prominent...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

Shakespeare Shaken and Stirred, with a Twist

There’s Shakespeare, then there’s Filter Theatre’s Shakespeare, which makes its West Coast debut in Berkeley this week. The U.K.-based company...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

Scraper Bikes at the Farmer’s Market

If you’re an East Bay resident, you’ve likely seen scraper bikes. Usually spotted while being ridden in packs, they’re bicycles...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

We Were Feminists Once at Hillside Club in Berkeley

What is feminism in 2017? That question alone can create enough fodder for a day-long conversation.…...
East Bay Express  |  03-21-2017  |  Ear Bud

Garner Residents in Subsidized Housing Face Increased Rent, Eviction

Veteran east Raleigh activist Octavia Rainey quickly got the word when residents of a Garner apartment complex learned that their...
INDY Week  |  03-21-2017  |  Triangulator

A C Wharton's City Hall Portrait Unveiled

A portrait of former Mayor A C Wharton was unveiled today at City Hall, joining the 62 mayoral portraits in...

Savage Love Letter of the Day: A Tale of Two Colleagues (She's Humping)

by Dan Savage I'm a bisexual female in need of your advice. A while ago I hooked up with Colleague...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Photos from Last Night's I, Anonymous Show

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Last night's Mercury sponsored I, Anonymous Show (held monthly at the Secret Society) was the first...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Portland Pizza Week: All the Places You Can Get $2 Slices April 17-22

by Mercury Staff Listen, Portland. We love you. And we love pizza. So the Portland Mercury is teaming up with...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Amazon: Killing Jobs One Robot At a Time

by Charles Mudede "Why do I feel so much like Sigourney Weaver?" Jeff Bezos hopped into a giant robot suit...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Local Writer Isaac Marion Trolls Trump, Pranks Seattle, and Brings Zombie Lit Back from the Dead

by Leilani Polk Isaac Marion reads from and signs copies of his new Warm Bodies novel, The Burning World, at...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

I, Anonymous: Stop Hawking Your Loogies on the Sidewalk

by Anonymous STEVEN WEISSMAN Please stop snorting, gagging, coughing, and spitting out your mucus where people walk. What impels you...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Ta-Nehisi Coates in Pittsburgh

Ta-Nehisi Coates was a hot ticket in Oakland last night: Some 500 attendees packed a William Pitt Student Union ballroom...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  03-21-2017  |  Blogh

Trump Wants To Go To Mars, NASA Gets $19.5 Billion in Funding

by Leilani Polk Mars...the next frontier? Getty Today, Trump signed a bill into law that increases NASA's budget for 2018...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Your chance to own your very own Michigan island is now

It may cost you a pretty penny to own this island (okay, a $1.4 million penny) but how sick would...
Metro Times  |  03-21-2017  |  Blogs

Call Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell and Ask Them to Filibuster Gorsuch

by Rich Smith The argument against Neil Gorsuch is that he is not Merrick Garland. ALEX WONG / GETTY IMAGES...
The Stranger  |  03-21-2017  |  Slog

Convict Has Little Chance in Hell of Cheating Hangman

There was plenty of motive indicating Jimmie Ray Slaughter killed Melody Wuertz and her baby, Jessica. Now important evidence is in question as he faces a date with death.
Oklahoma Gazette  |  Ben Fenwick  |  02-23-2005  |  Crime & Justice

Do I Need to Buy a New Television?

If you're like the average American, you don't fully understand what TV's analog to digital transition means for you.
Shepherd Express  |  Evan Rytlewski  |  04-11-2008  |  Movies

The Commoners Have Arrived

The David Broders and the Richard Cohens of the mass media are dinosaurs, and they are starting to realize it -- the Third Estate is asleep no more.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Brian Morton  |  07-03-2007  |  Media