THEATER REVIEW

Review: Wives and Knives in Third Rail's Belleville

A young married couple in Paris, some secrets that should never be spoken—what could go wrong? Third Rail brings home the evil.

03/31/2015 By Ramona DeNies

VISUAL ART

Five Portland Colleges Come Together for PNCA Show

PNCA’s new building is to show a juried undergraduate exhibition from five different colleges and universities.

03/31/2015 By Cervante Pope

HAPPENINGS

Fashion Fun Storms April

From full-on fashion parties to stylish movie nights to First Thursday events, we have the calendar scoop for April.

03/30/2015 By Eden Dawn

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Jacobsen Salt Buys Out Bee Local

Two hyper-local Portland start-ups become one elemental food brand.

03/26/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

#OREGONWOMAN

How Women Came to Run this State

A brief history of feminism and political power in Oregon

03/26/2015 By Rene Bermudez

FIT CITY

Personal Training VS Small Group Training: Which One is For You?

It all comes down to your goals—and what motivates you to get moving!

03/26/2015 By Allison Jones

TALL TALES

Why Do We Love Storytelling on Stage?

Portlanders are flocking to live storytelling events, with five local organizations offering them up. This month, RISK! comes to town to vie with the homegrown options for your confessional throw-downs. So what’s to gain from public humiliation?

03/26/2015 By Rene Bermudez

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Mar 26–29

In our weekend picks mash-up, a steampunk Congressman scours St. Johns for ways to save ancient Chinese culture from Mary, Queen of Scots. Also, Scarlett Johannsen!

03/26/2015 By Ramona DeNies

SOCCER

Match Preview: Timbers @ Vancouver Whitecaps

Derby games are where the stars need to shine, and the focus will be on the Timbers skilled-yet-enigmatic attack.

03/26/2015 By Mike Schwartz

OREGON TRAILS

The Northwest's 8 Best Wildflower Hikes

Wildflower season is coming! Celebrate with some of our favorite floral displays in the region.

03/26/2015 By Portland Monthly Staff

TRAVEL NEWS

Behold Sunriver Resort's $50 Million Facelift

The beloved Central Oregon retreat gets a new restaurant and pool area.

03/25/2015 By Marty Patail

BEST IN SHOW

Wildfang Launches the Coolest Ad Campaign of the Year

Local company Wildfang launches a star studded, entertaining campaign with cool kids Evan Rachel Wood, Kim Gordon, and Beth Ditto.

03/25/2015 By Eden Dawn

BREAKING NEWS

Old Americana Desserts Will Rise At New Dessert Pop-Up Sage Hen

Trifecta Tavern’s pastry chef Eve Kuttemann cracks open her antique cookbook collection for a monthly experience in pioneering sweets.

03/25/2015 By Karen Brooks

NATIONAL POETRY MONTH

Portland's Poet David Biespiel Talks Politics and Going Viral

With National Poetry Month just around the corner, poet David Biespiel talks about Portland's poetry scene, Michael Brown as poetic subject, and the legacy of America's longest-running newspaper column on poetry

03/25/2015 By Larisa Owechko

OM BASE

A New Wave of Innovative Yoga Pants

These days, hard-training yogis are demanding more of their pants than stretchy fabrics and un-see-through-ness. We take a look at 8 new developments in the rapidly growing market.

03/25/2015 By Allison Jones

SPRING CLEANING

Think Green Cleaning Supplies Cost More? Think Again.

Before you restock your cleaning supplies, consider the impact of those bottles on your health and the environment!

03/24/2015 By Jen Coleman

THEATER REVIEW

Portland Playhouse's The Other Place Offers Heady Drama

Portland Playhouse hits—and rather uncomfortably close to home—with Sharr White’s close study of a disintegrating mind.

03/24/2015 By Ramona DeNies

BOOKS

Barney Frank on Why Today's Right-Wingers Are the Worst of All Time

The gay rights icon and ex-Massachusetts congressman visits Portland for some 'Frank' talk.

03/24/2015 By Zach Dundas

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Two Portland Chefs and Restaurant Critic Karen Brooks are James Beard Award Finalists

Castagna’s Justin Woodward, Ox’s Greg and Gabrielle Denton, and Portland Monthly’s very own flavor-seeking wordsmith are in the running.

03/24/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Wild and crazy ales, 40 acres of stunning tulips, and Shakespeare on Orcas Island. It must be spring!

03/24/2015 By Rachel Ritchie