Willamette Week - http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-1558-1-.html Wed, 07 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700 en hourly 1 Doctor Up - Want to make the most out of weed legalization? Get your OMMP card. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-25076-doctor_up_want_to_make_the_most_out_of_weed_legalization_get_your_ommp_card.html We don’t yet know what Oregon’s market for legal weed will look like, but we do know it will be very different than the medical system. For the past 15 years, Oregon’s Medical Marijuana Program ]]> The Fame - Madeline Martinez is bringing back Portland's famous World Famous Cannabis Cafe. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-25001-the_fame_madeline_martinez_is_bringing_back_portlands_famous_world_famous_cannabis_cafe.html The name was supposed to be a joke. When Madeline Martinez opened Portland’s World Famous Cannabis Cafe in 2009, it was the first cafe in the United States where state-authorized medical marijuana]]> <i>Amy</i>: Movie Review - Don’t even try to keep your eyes dry. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-25057-amy_movie_review_dont_even_try_to_keep_your_eyes_dry.html “I don’t think I’m going to be at all famous. I don’t think I could handle it.” Even if you followed Amy Winehouse’s career, it’s hard to keep from crossing your finger]]> Talking Sticks - Five standout speakers at the Cannabis Creative Conference. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-25132-talking_sticks_five_standout_speakers_at_the_cannabis_creative_conference.html When one hears of a “cannabis creative conference,” it’s normal to picture tie-dyed booths filled with glass pieces and graphic designers boasting the freshest interpretation of a green cross. B]]> <i>Private Lives</i> (Bag & Baggage Productions) - Throwing pillows, maybe chopping off heads. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-22540-private_lives_%28bag_baggage_productions%29_throwing_pillows_maybe_chopping_off_heads.html For those who missed out on spring vacation, Private Lives is a delightful escape. The comedy of manners, written in 1930 by the legendary Noël Coward, is an absurd tale told through the peephole]]> <i>Macbeth</i> - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-22611-macbeth_.html Shakespeare’s darkest trip of butchery and regret gets haphazard treatment in this Northwest Classical Theatre Company production, which successfully plays up the spookiness of Macbeth but fal]]> <i>Let a Hundred Flowers Bloom</i> - Boom and blossom. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-22032-let_a_hundred_flowers_bloom_boom_and_blossom.html From the beginning, Let a Hundred Flowers Bloom is a romance, a politically driven tale and a riveting comedy. Take the play’s prologue: The narrator, a vivacious author of gay Marxist porn na]]> <i>Next Fall</i> - Better believe it. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-22163-next_fall_better_believe_it.html As Next Fall begins, the cast stands on the edge of the dimly lit stage. Suddenly, the discordant sounds of a car crash ring out, and James Sharinghousen reels backward, arms flailing. We learn ]]> Strain Review: The Chronic - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-25211-strain_review_the_chronic_.html What strains did Dr. Dre smoke while working on his classic record, The Chronic? We’ll never know. We do know that in 1994, two years after the landmark album dropped, Simon of Dutch breeder Serious]]> Mary Romano's Last Dance - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-25000-mary_romanos_last_dance_.html My name is Lauren Terry, and I’m one of the thousands of recent liberal arts college grads shocked to find themselves employed in the cannabis industry. I never would have guessed that two years a]]> Living Legends: Who to See at the CannaGrow Expo - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-25284-living_legends_who_to_see_at_the_cannagrow_expo_.html Unlike most of the cannabis conferences Portland has hosted in recent months, this weekend’s CannaGrow Expo isn’t as much of a business-focused seminar as it is an opportunity for master growers t]]>