Win FREE Tickets to the Siren’s “Sisters of Mercy” Sketch Comedy Show!

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by Wm. Steven Humphrey

Sisters of Mercy at the Siren.
Sisters of Mercy at the Siren.

If you’re a lover of Portland comedy you already know that the Siren Theater is a great place to laugh your ass off. And while their calendar is always brimming with great, funny stuff, I’d like to draw your attention to a very good sketch comedy show that I was invited to preview last night: The Sisters of Mercy.

Billed as “divine sketch comedy” this all-women sketch group features a holy juggernaut of top-notch … Read More

Frankie Review: Isabelle Huppert’s Latest Is a Simple Yet Profound Pleasure

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by Robert Ham

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Sony Pictures Classics

Movies as quiet and graceful as Frankie are becoming harder to come by, and not even one starring the legendary Isabelle Huppert, in one of the most understated, poignant performances of her storied career, is going to change that. In part, that’s because a story like this is a hard sell to the masses: A beloved French actress (Huppert), diagnosed with cancer, draws her extended family to a vacation on the coast of Portugal to settle her affairs … Read More

Press Play: Music News for the Week of November 15

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Press Play: Music News for the Week of November 15
by Robert Ham

Eyelids with John Cameron Mitchell and producer Peter Buck
Eyelids with producer Peter Buck John Clark

You like music. You like news. You like music news. Well, you’re in luck, brothers and sisters. Press Play is your weekly guide to what’s going down in the Portland music scene and beyond. But, hey, enough of my yakkin’. Whaddaya say? Let’s boogie!

One of our favorite events of the year, Treefort Music Fest just revealed the first wave of artists that will be taking over downtown Boise next March. If you’ve ever … Read More

City Reveals Proposal for New Homeless First Response Pilot Program

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City Reveals Proposal for New Homeless First Response Pilot Program
by Alex Zielinski

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The details of a new emergency response system meant to reduce Portland officers’ time spent following up on low-level 911 calls have begun to crystalize.

A report released this afternoon by City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty’s office offers a primer on how a year-long Portland Street Response (PSR) pilot program might operate.

PSR was initially pitched to the city by the nonprofit Street Roots as a way to reverse Portland Police Bureau’s (PPB) trend of arresting … Read More

Oregon’s Population Growth Continues to Slow, PSU Research Finds

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Oregon’s Population Growth Continues to Slow, PSU Research Finds
by Blair Stenvick

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Oregon’s population grew by more than 400,000 people over the last decade, according to new data from Portland State University (PSU)—but the state’s population growth is now slowing down.

Each year, PSU’s Population Research Center releases a report tracking population growth over the last year. Preliminary numbers for this year’s report, released Friday, show that between July 2018 and July 2019, the state’s population grew from 4,195,300 to 4,236,400—an overall 1 percent increase. That growth has much … Read More

Oregon’s Population Growth Continues to Slow, PSU Research Finds

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Oregon’s Population Growth Continues to Slow, PSU Research Finds
by Blair Stenvick

pop_growth.jpg
wellesenterprises
/ Getty images

Oregon’s population grew by more than 400,000 people over the last decade, according to new data from Portland State University (PSU)—but the state’s population growth is now slowing down.

Each year, PSU’s Population Research Center releases a report tracking population growth over the last year. Preliminary numbers for this year’s report, released Friday, show that between July 2018 and July 2019, the state’s population grew from 4,195,300 to 4,236,400—an overall 1 percent increase. That growth has much … Read More

Blazers News: Carmelo Anthony is Coming to Portland

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by Arthur Bradford

The NBA world lit up Thursday night with news that involuntarily dormant superstar Carmelo Anthony has finally found a home… with our own Portland Trail Blazers. He hasn’t played for anyone since getting the axe from the Houston Rockets last November only ten games into the season. The knock on Anthony has been that he’s too much … Read More

Blazers News: Carmelo Anthony is Coming to Portland

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by Arthur Bradford

The NBA world lit up Thursday night with news that involuntarily dormant superstar Carmelo Anthony has finally found a home… with our own Portland Trail Blazers. He hasn’t played for anyone since getting the axe from the Houston Rockets last November only ten games into the season. The knock on Anthony has been that he’s too much … Read More

America’s Favorite Dirty Movie Festival HUMP! Continues This Weekend!

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by Wm. Steven Humphrey

Dan Savage hosting HUMP! last weekend at Revolution Hall.
Dan Savage hosting HUMP! last weekend at Revolution Hall. Austin McKee

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The funnest, craziest, and SEXIEST film fest ever, HUMP!, continues this weekend and next, and if you don’t have your tickets yet—OH CRAP, YOU BETTER HURRY. For those just crawling out from underneath their rock, HUMP! is our home-grown film festival where local sexy people write, direct, and star in their own amateur five-minute porn movies. You’ll see … Read More

America’s Favorite Dirty Movie Festival HUMP! Continues This Weekend!

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by Wm. Steven Humphrey

Dan Savage hosting HUMP! last weekend at Revolution Hall.
Dan Savage hosting HUMP! last weekend at Revolution Hall. Austin McKee

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The funnest, craziest, and SEXIEST film fest ever, HUMP!, continues this weekend and next, and if you don’t have your tickets yet—OH CRAP, YOU BETTER HURRY. For those just crawling out from underneath their rock, HUMP! is our home-grown film festival where local sexy people write, direct, and star in their own amateur five-minute porn movies. You’ll see … Read More

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