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  1. Comedy SpeakeasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Pordland Mercury

    O N A MONDAY NIGHT , I sneak behind the bar at Velo Cult, descend stairs covered in holey carpet, turn a corner past a wall of bikes, and find my spot in the second-to-last row of theater seats in a room painted black, where a growing crowd of local comedy performers waits for an open mic to start. And no one can seem to stop saying that everything about this is so Portland.

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  2. The VisitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Pordland Mercury

    WHILE PROTESTORS took to Portland's streets in recent weeks to demand police reform, Michael Meo has carried out his own campaign. A three-time congressional candidate and retired high school teacher, 67-year-old Meo has been sitting in the antechamber of Mayor Charlie Hales' offices on and off since December 1. He doesn't speak much - an agreement he reached with staffers the first day of his vigil.

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  3. Sold OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Pordland Mercury

    This year, instead of just envying the crafty types who make their own holiday gifts, be one of them . Schoolhouse Electric is hosting a whole series of workshops, A Handmade Holiday, that will guide you through.

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  4. My, What a Busy WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Pordland Mercury

    There are two reasons tonight's show at the Crystal is hella sold out; they are the same two reasons you should find tickets, post haste. Spoon has a new album out, They Want My Soul , and it's white hot.

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  5. Film ShortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Pordland Mercury

    Animated Christmas Re-run Theater presents a collection of rare 16mm short films from creators like Will Vinton and Rankin & Bass. Hollywood Theatre .

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  6. This Week's Shopping & Style EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Pordland Mercury

    Here's the thing: There's only a couple of weeks left before doing your holiday shopping is going to stop being fun. Right now there are friendly makers and retailers proffering alcoholic beverages and discounts, and probably back rubs, too, but if you wait too long you'll just be making poor financial and taste decisions under duress.

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  7. Sold OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Pordland Mercury

    IT'S BEEN two years since Barbara Seipp took a step back from the Portland apparel world. The former owner of the boutique Isaac Hers , which also boasted an in-house apparel line of the same name, closed her shop and ceased pumping out seasonal collections in 2012, citing a desire to focus more time on her family.

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  8. De-Gentrifying PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Pordland Mercury

    Everyone's got an opinion on how this city is changing, but there's one demographic that perhaps gets heard the least: the children of families who have been displaced from their neighborhoods by Portland's rapid gentrification. Started over the summer, De-Gentrifying Portland is a program that's designed to give young people a way to process and present how the changes have affected them, and ultimately to empower them to join in the conversations around that change: The project has been the result of the work of many working towards racial and economic equity in the city.

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  9. Project Pabst Moves to JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Pordland Mercury

    Project Pabst is returning! And today the organizers have announced the dates for 2015's festival. For the second installment, Project Pabst will be happening earlier in the year - on July 17-19, 2015 , right in the middle of high Portland summer.

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  10. Kiriko + MoCC Trunk ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Pordland Mercury

    Here's a fun trunk show to add to your hectic holiday shopping calendar: Join Portland-based accessories and apparel brand, Kiriko on December 13th at The Gallery Store at the Museum of Contemporary Craft for this special event. Kiriko uses vintage and antique fabrics to create unique pieces with a history and a story.

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  11. Portland Police Detain Mercury's News Editor While Breaking Up Lengthy Ferguson ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | The Pordland Mercury

    My vantage point from inside the police kettle. Riot cops closed in at SW 2nd and Main from all four approaches.

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  12. My, What a Busy WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Pordland Mercury

    Thanksgiving is always a little less thankful when you've had to pay to see awesome shit the night before. The Mercury and Mississippi Studios could prey on this "busiest bar night of the year" business with gouge-y cover charges, but we refuse! This month's Ear Candy promises a free ass-kicking show, courtesy of Hurry Up, Chanterelles, and Mothertapes.

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  13. Film ShortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Pordland Mercury

    All Hell Breaks Loose The story of a mousy man, a perverted priest, and a shit-kicking sheriff going up against a vicious biker gang. Director in attendance.

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  14. Portland's Up for a Michael Brown Protest, After AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Pordland Mercury

    Last night, while cities around the nation howled with outrage over the freedom of Officer Darren Wilson, Portland kept mostly quiet. It was easy to wonder if "Little Beirut" had lost some of its edge along the way.

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  15. Attorney: No Indictment in Police Shooting of Unarmed Black Teenager...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Pordland Mercury

    A white police officer will not face charges for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager in a case that set off violent protests and racial unrest throughout the nation, an attorney close to the case said Monday night. A St. Louis County grand jury declined to indict officer Darren Wilson, 28, for firing six shots in an August confrontation that killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, said Benjamin Crump, an attorney for the family.

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  16. We Already Live HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Pordland Mercury

    Dear Ankeny Street Residents. We want to apologize for turning your quiet bike corridor into a relentless assault of giant trucks, contractors, air compressors, and power tools.

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  17. Dozens of People Still Face Hefty Fines for Pot Offenses the DA Doesn't Care AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Pordland Mercury

    A 26-year-old Portlander named Charles Ellertson was allegedly talking on the phone while driving. A cop ticketed him for that and the small amount of pot he possessed.

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  18. The Street Fee Live Blog! The Street Fee Live Blog! EEEeeeeeeEEEEEERead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Pordland Mercury

    It's been a brisk 175 days - just under half a year - since Portland City Council last gathered for a public hearing on Commissioner Steve Novick and Mayor Charlie Hales' intensely controversial push to raise millions in new revenue for street maintenance and safety projects. It was a five-hour-plus ordeal.

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  19. Sold OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Pordland Mercury

    THE WORD for this week on the Portland fashion design calendar is "familiar." Longtime followers of the city's apparel design scene might be - ahem - familiar with the name Daniel McCall.

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  20. Nom Nom NomiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Pordland Mercury

    THERE'S A HIGH BAR for stage adaptations of beloved movies in Portland - see: Road House and The Lost Boys - but does that bar have an uncomfortably gyrating Nomi Malone dancing atop it? Hell no, it doesn't. So let's welcome to town Showgirls the Musical from A Touch Too Much, with their one-night performance of the best worst movie of all time: the 1995 cult classic about an ambitious Vegas stripper, a film that rung Elizabeth Berkley's bell, dragged Kyle MacLachlan's good name through the mud, and revealed Gina Gershon to be an effervescent jewel.

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