BUDGET WEED: Washington state’s largest recreational weed seller, Vancouver’s New Vansterdam, is aiming to match street prices with a new 10-for-$10 program.
“We understand the original intent
Ranking Portland Valentine's Day events, from hot to not.
Illustration by Annie SeoSir Mix-A-LotSongs about butts, sponsored by a weed store. Plus a band called Smoochknob. Is anything more romantic? Dante’s, 350 W Burnside St., 345-7892, 9 pm, $20, 21+.
WEDNESDAY FEB. 11
[CAMBODIA ROCKS] An L.A.-based group
trucking in Southeast Asia’s funky back catalog, Dengue Fever just
released its fifth album, The Deepest Lake, which, whil
Friday, Feb. 6Joyce Carol Oates Literary legend Joyce Carol Oates brings her inimitable voice to play in a timely new novel steeped in racial tension that erupts when a 14-year-old girl is the victim of a violent crime. The Sacrifice forces a reflection on our insatiable thirst for sensationalism and revenge while challenging complex social issues. Don�...
THIS BUD’S FOR BROS: Budweiser’s Super Bowl commercial mocking craft beer
seemed to fans in the Northwest like Anheuser-Busch shooting itself in
the foot, given Bud just bought Bend’s 10 Bar
THURSDAY FEB. 5
[TALK AND IMBIBE] National Book Award
winner Barry Lopez kicks off Oregon Humanities’ annual
Think & Drink series. Though most widely known for his travel and
GHOST OF BARS PAST: What’s going in the former Wildwood space?
Last week, passers-by on Northwest 21st Avenue—including a former chef
at the restaurant—saw what appeared to be a new restaura
THURSDAY JAN. 29
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[DESERT RAIN] Portland blogger and “guerrilla ethnomusicologist” Christopher Kirkley premieres his directorial debut, a remake of Purple Rain se
Welcome to the new normal.
took a while. Oregon’s journey to legal weed, which culminates in a big,
smoky rally on the waterfront this July, started way back in 1973, when