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Vancouver Porsche driver trashes vehicle with world's worst parking job

Hit and run driver learns karma is a great equalizer...

Traffic Warnings (and Possible Headaches) for Pride Weekend

by Ana Sofia Knauf Thanks, Obama. Frederic Legrand - COMEO / Shutterstock.com The weekend kicks off with the Trans Pride...
The Stranger  |  06-23-2016  |  Slog

Celebrate the Life of our Good Friend, Will Gardner

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Somewhat recently we asked for your help in supporting fund raising efforts for our good friend...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-23-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Obama Program to Stop Deportations Blocked by Deadlocked Supreme Court

by Ansel Herz It's been ten years since huge crowds marched for immigration reform. Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com Mother Jones:...
The Stranger  |  06-23-2016  |  Slog

Reading So Real—Former Techno Icon Moby Drops a Moving Memoir

by Dave Segal Is this book vegan? Penguin Random House You know you’re important when Eminem disses you. The verbose,...
The Stranger  |  06-23-2016  |  Slog

Supreme Court Rules Against Immigration Program

Photo Credit: Joshua L. Jones/file "Victoria" told Flagpole last year that her husband, a 22-year Athens resident, was deported, leaving...
Flagpole Magazine  |  06-23-2016  |  In the Loop

Video: Robbie Fulks Returns to Durham with New Autobiographical Songs

Robbie Fulks with Shad Cobb and Todd Phillips Motorco, Durham Thursday, June 16, 2016 "Durham, North Carolina ... top of...
INDY Week  |  06-23-2016  |  Scan

Cirque du Soleil’s "Toruk" debuts in Pittsburgh

Toruk: The First Flight, the latest nationally touring show from superstar troupe Cirque du Soleil, runs into problems similar to those that...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  06-23-2016  |  Blogh

Hey Bikey! Using a Cable Lock? The PPB is Giving Away FREE U-Locks!

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Here's some good news for those of you who use cable locks on your bike—and fear...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-23-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Deflections: The Draft, Mike Conley, and Depleted Narratives

Now that the NBA season is actually, officially over, and the draft is upon us—like, tonight upon us—it's time to...

Are Democrats Taking a Bold Stand on the Wrong Gun Control Bill?

by Heidi Groover .@repjohnlewis on sit-in: "It had to be dramatic. It had to be out of the ordinary. We...
The Stranger  |  06-23-2016  |  Slog

Comedians Eric Idle and John Cleese are not of one mind on Brexit

The Monty Python alumni have each gone public with their point of view over an issue that's tearing apart Great...

Attorney General Warns I-1515 Signature Gatherers That Following People Into Bathrooms Is Obviously Not Okay

by Sydney Brownstone NO ON I-1515: If a signature gatherer tells you that I-1515 protects trans people, they're lying. Washington...
The Stranger  |  06-23-2016  |  Slog

Watch Rep. Debbie Dingell's moving speech during the Dem gun legislation sit-in

Since noon Wednesday, Democratic representatives have been sitting, standing, chanting, and singing on the floor of the House of Representatives,...
Metro Times  |  06-23-2016  |  Blogs

Gov. Kate Brown Just Called For A Halt to All Oregon Oil Trains

by Dirk VanderHart Union Pacific railroad's "failure to maintain its track and track equipment" caused the June 3 oil train...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-23-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

'Where Love Is Illegal' at Seattle Art Museum

by Jen Graves Look. See. The curtain is being opened in Where Love Is Illegal, by Robin Hammond, at Seattle...
The Stranger  |  06-23-2016  |  Slog

New group show promises to pop off

Although many have tried, no one can conclusively pinpoint the cause of seltzer's recent surge in popularity in the States...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  06-23-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Morning News: Apartments Going Up and Rents Not Coming Down, GOP Adjourns House

by Charles Mudede We are building a luxury city. vewfinder/shutterstock.com Buildings Are Going Up but Prices Are Not Coming Down:...
The Stranger  |  06-23-2016  |  Slog

Tsawwassen Mills shopping centre will hold weekend job fair and retailers hope to hire more than 1,000 workers

Many British Columbians aren't aware that a huge shopping centre in Canada is under construction near the Tsawwassen ferrry terminal...

Good Morning, News: Pot Tax, Eugene Bills Trump, and Excited Icelandic Announcers

by Doug Brown Good morning, Portland. Please enjoy these links that I've carefully curated for you. Among other proposed taxes,...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-23-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

White Boy Rick's re-sentencing appeal denied

Richard Wershe Jr., commonly known as former Detroit drug dealer White Boy Rick, was denied a re-sentencing appeal Wednesday by the...
Metro Times  |  06-23-2016  |  Blogs

Breaking barriers

Based on the true story of a group of free black actors who dared to perform Shakespeare in New York...
Isthmus  |  06-23-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

English Avenue's Boone Park West won't be just another pretty greenspace

On a busy but run-down block in English Avenue, in view of way too many houses that have plywood or...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  06-23-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Former Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh arrested on molestation charges

Former Detroit City Council President and FOX 2 television personality Charles Pugh was arrested early Thursday morning in New York...
Metro Times  |  06-23-2016  |  Blogs

The Wild Bunch is back

Saddle up! The Wild Bunch annual benefit for The Giving Kitchen is back this Sun., June 26!…...

Weekend Arts Agenda: A tragic taste of 'Foxglove'

This weekend, Foxglove makes its world debut at the Alliance Theater. The retelling of Tristan and Isolde’s tragic love story...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  06-23-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

More thoughts from Wadada Leo Smith

While talking to trumpeter/composer Wadada Leo Smith about his upcoming performance at the Pittsburgh Jazz Live International Festival, it becomes...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  06-23-2016  |  FFW>>

Man who recorded Madison police arrest speaks out

Daniel Patrykus was in Madison visiting friends when he happened to stop by East Towne Mall. A video he shot...
Isthmus  |  06-23-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Al Kapone to Promote Hustle Vodka, Memphis Heat Cinnamon Whiskey

Bill Brooks has been in the liquor business out of St. Charles, Illinois, near Chicago, for nearly 40 years. Most...

Listen Up! June 22

Every Wednesday, we make a Spotify playlist containing tracks from artists mentioned in the current music section. Listen below! …...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  06-23-2016  |  FFW>>

Theater Review: Patrick Torres Finds a Fresh Take on an American Classic, The Glass Menagerie, at Raleigh Little Theatre

The Glass Menagerie★★★★ Through June 26 Raleigh Little Theatre, Raleigh They’re conventions of theater criticism: no spoilers, and please, don’t...
INDY Week  |  06-23-2016  |  Artery

First Slice 6/23/16: Ga. court transcript reads like perverted courtroom porn lit

This sexually explicit, profane exchange between a judge and a defendant makes your typical courtroom drama look tamer than Saturday...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  06-23-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

The Beer Yogis will help you combine a pint with your pranayama

Strictly speaking, you don’t usually think of yoga and beer together. Sure, it’s not unheard of to go through a...
Metro Times  |  06-23-2016  |  Blogs

Tinsley Ellis talks Red Clay Soul and Atlanta in the ’70s

Tinsley Ellis has travelled the world over, but is firmly rooted as a Georgia artist. His nineteenth album Red Clay...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  06-23-2016  |  Crib Notes

David Bowie in Aztlán

Forty years ago, Chicano students in Crystal City created a Bowie-inspired rock opera. Teacher Gregg Barrios wonders if his kids...
The Texas Observer  |  06-23-2016  |  La Linea

Win tickets to Motion City Soundtrack - July 28 at Barrymore

Win tickets to Motion City Soundtrack at the Barrymore Theatre on July 28...
Isthmus  |  06-23-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

The Morning Roundup: Rallies in Raleigh

Good morning, folks. Here's your news for Thursday. 1.…...
INDY Week  |  06-23-2016  |  Triangulator

Fix Tennessee’s Healthcare System

Too many of our citizens fall into the “Medicaid Gap”; it’s time to solve the problem. Tennesseans have a strong...

Amid racial tensions, Soglin leaves town again

An arrest by Madison police officers draws national attention and condemnation from area leaders. But that is not stopping Mayor...
Isthmus  |  06-23-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Madison Mirror: June 23, 2016

Isthmus staff writer Dylan Brogan and Isthmus arts & culture editor Catherine Capellaro presented the "Artist of the Year" award...
Isthmus  |  06-23-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

5 things to do: Get Centered

Thursday, June 23, 2016 Open Studios at Atlanta Contemporary…...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  06-23-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Go Back, Jack, and Do It Again

It was a pretty good week for do-overs. Almost a year to the day after his three-putt meltdown on the...

Fifteen Years After the Murder of Trent DiGiuro, His Killer Is Free

After a years-long investigation and a convoluted legal battle, the conviction of accused killer Shane Ragland was overturned.
LEO Weekly  |  Sarah Kelley  |  07-10-2009  |  Crime & Justice

Access Denied

Systematic statewide abuse of Oregon public records laws thwarts the people's right to know.
Eugene Weekly  |  Alex V. Cipolle  |  05-31-2016  |  Civil Liberties

Secondhand Smoke: Spilling the Beans in 11 Chatty Skits

Perhaps a trifling gag gift like Coffee and Cigarettes is the price we pay for Jarmusch's redoubtable presence; think of your 10-spot, if you're so inclined, as a tithe to his next real film.
The Village Voice  |  Michael Atkinson  |  05-21-2004  |  Reviews