This Week in the Mercury

Midday Veil Examines the Cosmos


Midday Veil Examines the Cosmos

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<i>The Night Before</i>'s Three Wise Men


The Night Before's Three Wise Men

Wait, That Should Read "Three Dumbasses"

Monday, March 22, 2010

It's Happening Tonight!

Posted by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey on Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 2:29 PM


GREAT LITERS—Spin magazine described Canadian dance-rock band Metric's most recent album, Fantasies, as "tastier than a plate of poutine," a superlative that's probably worth more in Portland than all the other accolades the album has gotten, including a Polaris nomination. SM
w/Codeine Velvet Club, Nico Vega; Roseland, 8 NW 6th, 8 pm, $20, all ages

STUFF—You might've seen the 20-minute video The Story of Stuff, which traces a brief history of American consumerism (and, you know, how it's destroying the planet). Filmmaker Annie Leonard is back to give the subject a slightly more in-depth treatment—317 pages worth, in fact—in a new nonfiction book of the same name. AH
Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside, 7:30 pm, FREE

Ready, set, get busy! My, What a Busy Week!


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