The (almost) universal guide to enjoying Portland’s strip clubs

Strip clubs are unique businesses whose cultures vary from state to state, city to city, even zip code to zip code. We here in...

Sex toys for boys, men, and the people who love them

Sex toys are for all genders. Indeed, read this article as a guide for enjoying toys that cater to your anatomy. If I had...

Subpar advice: Let’s talk about love

Mixing Coffee with Pleasure writes: I just got asked out to coffee by a recruiter via my LinkedIn. I guess he was looking for a...

Events for the week of Feb. 8–14

Featured Event Dumpling Week! Various locations From the people who brought you Burger Week, Pizza Week and whatever-else-they-can-think-of-food-wise week come seven days of dumpling smorgasbord nirvana! You ready to...

Action/Adventure Theater: Cheekily delightful

Few words can describe the pleasure of watching Vanessa Goodwin: Adventures of a Thoroughly Modern Argonaut like “cheekily delightful.” In Conor Eifler’s ode to...

Black history is not confined to just one month

The Revolution will not be televised  by Gil Scott Heron You will not be able to stay home, Brother. You will not be able to plug in,...

‘Astoria, Part One’: a story of wealth, ambition and survival

Chris Coleman, director and adaptor of Portland Center Stage’s production of Astoria: Part One, opened the performance just below center stage, asking the audience:...

PSU Jazz ‘Find Your Voice’ concert: John Patitucci

On Friday, Jan. 27, Portland State's Jazz department hosted the "Find Your Voice" concert, featuring renowned bassist John Patitucci. The two-hour show was held in...

Vanguard seeking kinksters for the annual Love and Sex Guide

The Vanguard is currently polling as many kinky Portlanders as possible in regard to...sex... for our annual Love and Sex Guide! With some help, we created an...

Events for the week of Feb. 1–7

CORRECTION: the print version & a previous online version of this story provides incorrect pricing for non-PSU patrons of 5th Avenue Cinema. We have updated...

Too shy to be excited

Subpar Advice from the Sub-Basement Oh So Shy writes: So my sister has the most adorable kid ever. I've babysat a few times and I'm starting...

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Dating apps: do’s and don’ts

Online dating has created a nuanced social environment, and each site or app can have its own subculture. Handling a conversation can depend on...