On their third album, the local band digs deep into an often beautiful exploration of loss.
Shake off holiday stress, stock your herbal pharmacy, join an epic plant-based potluck, and sign up for a turkey (or Tofurky) trot.
Portland's newest dance company launches its first season with Incipio, a show in the round.
Food Event Spotlight
Expect face paint, goat barbacoa, and chocolate-mezcal cocktails at the upscale Mexican restaurant’s annual fiesta.
A pair of Stray Dogs and Xico alums rethink Mexican on North Williams this winter.
Culture Call Sheet
From Christopher Guest’s Mascots to Y La Bamba and Joseph, Portland Monthly staffers reveal their current pop culture obsessions.
Portland Monthly Staff
News To Chew
… including the Bagelworks explosion, celeb chef Chris Cosentino’s new hotel restaurant, and Smokehouse Tavern’s Top Chef run.
The Long Play
Every year, we devote an issue to the city’s best new restaurants. How does the madness (and magic) happen? Our food team hashes it out.
Eat Beat Team
Party among the Warhol prints at Portland Art Museum, after hours. Andy would be proud.
Through October 30, nab $499 winter tickets (with an Iceland stopover) to five European cities.
Instead of burritos and pad Thai, these mobile trucks dispense knowledge about our natural surroundings and conservation.
The colorful wonderland celebrates with mariachi music, tarot card readings, costumes, food carts, a photo booth, and sugar skull decorating.
The Portland Trail Blazer, a.k.a. Dame D.O.L.L.A., dropped his first full-length rap album on Thursday, October 20.
On October 22, see fall fashions from five brands while raising cash for local charities.
Pirouetting poltergeists, retro video games, effervescent pop-punk, psychological thrillers, robot gardeners in outer space, razor-sharp standup, and many more ways to fill your weekend.
Rebecca Jacobson, Ko Ricker, and Fiona McCann
Eat This Now
Musubi rice bundles, top-shelf ramen, exceptional granola, and spicy baked oysters are your required eating for the week.
Eat Beat Team
The NE Alberta sushi and sake spot joins Portland’s Asian brunching movement.
And now she’s reviving her beloved indie-pop outfit Dear Nora.
The legendary coastal creamery will close. And then gloriously reopen.
… including Chocktoberfest, a rare Spanish sherry dinner, and Ecliptic Brewing’s anniversary party.