Vanguard event calendar: Feb. 21–27

UPDATE: The print version of this event guide has an incorrect spelling of Adam Pasi's name. We regret this error. FEATURED EVENT 40th Annual Portland International...

Subpar advice: monopolizing the party

All Partied Out writes: "Jean" is a very dear friend going through some hard times. She parties a lot and sleeps around, which wouldn't bother...

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Oh god, you're so horny. Ohhhh soooo horny. Yeah, baby. But you're by yourself! And you don't want to actually get up and go...

Sexyvents listings

Sexy Featured Events Tuesday, Feb. 14 A Date With John Waters 8 p.m. Aladdin Theater 3017 SE Milwaukie Avenue Fee: $38–115 Look, you don't want your Valentine's Day surprise to be...

Subpar advice: Let’s talk about sex

His Closed Eyes writes: I was very lucky to find a new guy very close to Valentine's Day, and I thought for a kick I'd...

Does a bear f*ck in the woods?

Ursine type looking for fellow bears and cubs? Friend of the hairy on a bear hunt? Do you want beard burn? Or maybe you’re...

Classical Chinese concert brings ‘Jasmine Blossoms’ to PSU

The Confucius Institute at Portland State University hosted a concert featuring the yanquin, a Chinese dulcimer, in Lincoln Hall on Sunday, Feb. 5. "Jasmine Blossoms...

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...

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LARP it up, suckers: How to die at the end of...

LARP IT UP, SUCKERS: HOW TO DIE AT THE END OF MY MAGIC MISSILE Live-action roleplaying, or LARP, is the fine art of boffing a...

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Health care: Are you wasting money?

Health care is a new and tricky element for American consumers due to the Affordable Care Act. Most people over a certain age have...