Reservoir Dogs is a shut-in child’s
mescaline dream of criminal cool. It is also the film that launched
Quentin Tarantino’s brilliantly infantile oeuvre. The 20-year-old Reservoir is, on one h
With a week left before their signature-gathering deadline, fluoridation opponents announced today they've already gathered 20,000 signatures toward a ballot referendum that would halt the fluoridation of Portland's water. Portland's city council voted unanimously last month to <...
Get off Clint Eastwood’s field of dreams, you damn dirty vegans!
Movie Reviews & Stories
If you wanted to know whether Clint Eastwood yells at
chairs in his new movie, the answer is a resounding yes. He yells at
chairs, bleachers, doors, garages and Amy Adams. He...
Oregon State Rep. Peter Buckley (D-Ashland), co-chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, has today become the highest-level state elected official to endorse Measure 80, the marijuana legalization initiative.In a statement, Buckley wrote:It makes absolutely no sense to me that we continue to waste millions of dollars every year to prohibit adults from making the choice of whether to con...
The 10-year-old event Ten Tiny Dances at Washington High School at 8:30 pm this past Saturday, September 8, was this year as it always has been: inconsistent, often frustrating and spiked with ever-so-occasional moments of transcendent hilarity or beauty.The premise, for those unfamiliar: 10 different dancers or companies are inv...More
Big Art Group's The People—Portland was the first official performance in the Time-Based Art festival—at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 6, at Washington High School—but it was not the first performance art piece of the day.
Two hours earlier, at the city council meeting on fluoridation, a woman with a somewhat ill-favored look addressed the Portland city council as s...
Movie Reviews & Stories
Christophe Honoré’s moody, multigenerational musical Beloved
begins as a winkingly sex-positive romp in which the ’60s seem a
wonderful time to buy clothing, and prostitution is promoted as a
If Washington legalizes dope, driving there could become risky for tokers.
Oregon medical marijuana patients might have reason to
worry if the state of Washington’s dope legalization initiative passes
in November—that is, if they ever plan on driving in Washington.
At 3:17 pm on August 31, reportedly, a hipster robbed a bank. "That was the description given by witnesses," says Portland Police Sgt. Pete Simpson. "It's definitely open to interpretation."
The employees of Albina Community Bank at 5636 Northeast Sandy Boulevard also More