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Live: Our 11-year-old Pokédex visits the Pokémon symphony

North Carolina Symphony: Pokémon Symphonic Evolutions Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh Friday, May 29, 2015 If you noticed lots of people...
INDY Week  |  06-01-2015  |  Scan

It's Happening Tonight!

FILM—Westerns are few and far between these days—all the more reason to get excited when a great one comes along...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-01-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

Sip this Refreshing White Aphrodisiac from New York's Empire Brewing Company

What's not to love about summer? Outdoor barbecues, weekends on the beach, crisp beers by the pool, a few short...
The Village Voice  |  06-01-2015  |  Fork in the Road

SIFF NOTES 2015: Ron Davis, Father of Murder Victim Jordan, Will Attend Screenings of 3½ Minutes, 10 Bullets for Q&A

“When people see this film in this country and around the world, it’s going to show them that these victims...
The Stranger  |  06-01-2015  |  Slog

Live: What year is it? Morris Day and the Time, Sheila E. energize Red Hat

Morris Day and the Time, Sheila E. Red Hat Amphitheater, Raleigh Saturday, May 30, 2015 Morris Day is The Uncle...
INDY Week  |  06-01-2015  |  Scan

Savage Love Letters of the Day: Ramping Back Up

I have dilemma. I'm a married man, my wife and I have been together 20 years total, and our sex...
The Stranger  |  06-01-2015  |  Slog

I, Anonymous: Sorry Kid, but Your Mom Is the Worst

STEVEN WEISSMAN Don't worry, I saw everything. I saw your mom give you a snack on the bus and then...
The Stranger  |  06-01-2015  |  Slog

World Naked Bike Ride 2015 Kicks Off at Col. Summers Park

Last year, a few people in NE Portland got very upset indeed when organizers of the World Naked Bike Ride...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-01-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

Live: Warming up to Cold War Kids again in Raleigh

Cold War Kids, Wild Fur, Jack The Radio Red Hat Amphitheater, Raleigh Friday, May 29, 2015 At the close of...
INDY Week  |  06-01-2015  |  Scan

Oakland Local Temporarily Ceases Operations As It Seeks New Management

Oakland Local announced today that it will temporarily suspend publication starting June 15 while it seeks replacements for its management...
East Bay Express  |  06-01-2015  |  Ear Bud

At What Point Does an Unreliable Narrator Become a Liability? On Amy Butcher's Visiting Hours

The premise of Amy Butcher's new book, Visiting Hours: A Memoir of Friendship and Murder (Blue Rider Press), is objectively...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-01-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

Drama! Pamela Banks Slams Kshama Sawant for Fundraising in New York Over the Weekend

Urban League President Pamela Banks on Council Member Kshama Sawant: "She can talk a good game about equity, but you...
The Stranger  |  06-01-2015  |  Slog

Scenes from MomoCon 2015

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Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  06-01-2015  |  Fresh Loaf

So how much is a hospital worth?

Questions raised by anti-tax crusader Douglas Bruce have prompted County Assessor Steve Schleiker to revisit a value assigned to the...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  06-01-2015  |  Indy Blog

Nine Photos from Saturday's "Check Your Privilege Party" at the University of Washington

After some heated talk on Facebook, Saturday's "Check Your Privilege Party" on the University of Washington's frat row ended up...
The Stranger  |  06-01-2015  |  Slog

I-94 to close in Detroit for M-1 Rail streetcar work this weekend

Pack some patience before you head out the door this weekend: I-94 will be closed at Woodward in Detroit so...
Metro Times  |  06-01-2015  |  Blogs

Watch: Slum Village welcome summer with new 'Expressive' video

Last month, Slum Village dropped "Expressive," a track from their forthcoming album, YES, due June 16. Today, Billboard debuted the...
Metro Times  |  06-01-2015  |  Blogs

Favorite Dishes, #100: Laminated Blueberry Brioche at Dominique Ansel Kitchen

Dominique Ansel and his Cronut. While his namesake SoHo bakery still attracts long lines for the doughnut/croissant hybrid, the pastry...
The Village Voice  |  06-01-2015  |  Fork in the Road

Troy David Son Identified as Alleged Killer of Bryan Ortega in Garden Grove

The Garden Grove Police Department released the names of a 19-year-old man who was stabbed to death on May 19...
OC Weekly  |  06-01-2015  |  Navel Gazing

Every Rolling Stones Album Cover, Ranked

The Rolling Stones' 15-date Zip Code Tour arrives at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis Wednesday, and if you can forgive...
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  06-01-2015  |  Gimme Noise

Finally, A Trick for Peeling Hardboiled Eggs That Works!

One of the greatest joys of this twee, pastoral/urban Portland life is going out to the backyard and, hearing the...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-01-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

Anti-Animal Testing Activist Chained to Top of Excavator at University of Washington

One activist is locked to an excavator (with another activist in a support role) to protest the construction of a...
The Stranger  |  06-01-2015  |  Slog

Spanking, lingerie and more at the Rocky Mountain Summer Sexpo

With the further development of companies like Voodoo Leatherworks and The Locker Room, the sex-positive in Colorado Springs continue to carve...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  06-01-2015  |  Indy Blog

Danish Politician Wants Voters to Know He Has Lovely Tits and a Huge Dick

An object lesson for all male politicians everywhere worried about stray dick pics coming to light and upending their campaigns...
The Stranger  |  06-01-2015  |  Slog

Tonight in Music: Diners, Josh Rouse

"Always Room" by DinersDINERS, ALIEN BOY, PS-AX(The Know, 2026 NE Alberta) Phoenix's Diners make casually celebratory power-pop music. It's a...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-01-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

PolitiFact on Jody Hice and Paul Broun's Greatest Lies

What's cooler than cool? Hice cold. Today, PolitiFact Georgia celebrated its fifth anniversary by looking back at some of its favorite lies...
Flagpole Magazine  |  06-01-2015  |  In the Loop

Homeless Campers Want City to "Stop Sweeping Humans"

Campers on the sidewalk in front of City Hall this morning say they wanted to be there when Mayor Charlie...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-01-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

A Neighborhood Apart

Residents of two Corpus Christi neighborhoods claim energy companies stole their health by polluting the air, water and ground around...
The Texas Observer  |  06-01-2015  |  La Linea

The Commenter Who Believes We're in a Conspiracy with Cherdonna Should Just Stop Reading The Stranger for a While

Because we're not about to stop writing about her. Kelly O As I'm putting the finishing touches on next week's...
The Stranger  |  06-01-2015  |  Slog

Government's Bulk Data Collection of Your Telephone Data Ended Last Night, Temporarily

At midnight last night, as Wired explains, congress allowed Section 215 and two other parts of the Patriot Act to...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-01-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

Ethan Murrow's Drawings Are Full of Mystifying Details From a Parallel Universe

What is going on here? Courtesy of the artist and Winston Wächter Fine Art So many questions about Boston-based artist...
The Stranger  |  06-01-2015  |  Slog

Photos of the Pixies and the Mynabirds at the 9:30 Club

I spotted quite a few 9:30 Club staffers mouthing the words to “Here Comes Your Man” and “Monkey Gone To...
Washington City Paper  |  06-01-2015  |  Arts Desk

Recycler Wants to Give $100,000 to Woman who Threw Out a Rare Apple-1 Computer

A widow who was cleaning out her late husband’s garage inadvertently donated a first-generation Apple computer worth $200,000 to a...

Dad's Garage performing four shows at the High Museum

It's going to be a busy June for Dad's Garage Theatre. On Fri., June 5 , and Fri., Jun 19,...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  06-01-2015  |  Fresh Loaf

Tigard's Joy Cinema & Pub Asks for Help to Stay Open

Three years ago, Jeff "Punk Rock" Martin took over Tigard's Joy Cinema & Pub, promising to bring second-run blockbusters, pizza,...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-01-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

Victor Negrete Identified as 25-year-old Shot Dead in Anaheim Last Week

A 25-year-old man who was shot to death in Anaheim last week has been identified by coroner's officials as Victor...
OC Weekly  |  06-01-2015  |  Navel Gazing

City Council seeks volunteer food policy advisors

Around the state and country, food and agriculture coalitions are growing, fueled by concerned citizens who seek to influence matters...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  06-01-2015  |  Indy Blog

Man in His 40s Stabbed to Death in Costa Mesa

Costa Mesa Police are investigating the death of a man found lying on the ground and bleeding on a residential...
OC Weekly  |  06-01-2015  |  Navel Gazing

Caitlyn Jenner Debuts On the Cover of Vanity Fair

From VF's press release... Speaking publicly for the first time since completing gender transition, Caitlyn Jenner compares her emotional two-day...
The Stranger  |  06-01-2015  |  Slog

Protesters Were Tased on Sidewalk Before Arrest for "Impeding Traffic," Video Shows

On Friday night, police said, a peaceful protest ended in eight arrests after activists blocked traffic on a busy downtown...
Riverfront Times  |  06-01-2015  |  Daily RFT

How a cook from Tennessee is making himself into a Japanese chef

People are always on the move in the restaurant business, and I've known plenty of chefs on the way up...
Chicago Reader  |  06-01-2015  |  The Food Chain

Tame Impala at Roseland, Wed May 27, 2015

All photos by Minh Tran. The traveling Tame Impala show came to Portland this past Wednesday. Sounding not unlike a...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-01-2015  |  Blog Town, PDX

Bias Bites

Pit bull bans blasted as biased, without merit.
Wisconsin Gazette  |  Lisa Neff  |  05-21-2015  |  Animal Issues

Dragged Through The Mud: Rape Survivors Endure

The University of Oregon let a sexual misconduct investigation "fall off the radar" then took the survivor's counseling records without permission.
Eugene Weekly  |  Camilla Mortensen  |  05-29-2015  |  Crime & Justice

Tyler Durden Returns

Fight Club gains a dark future and deep past via a short story and new graphic novel series.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Matthew Schniper  |  05-28-2015  |  Books