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BOOKS

Jessi Klein Explains Why You Might Not Grow Out of It

The stand-up comedian and head writer of Inside Amy Schumer talks about writing sketch comedy, feminism, and aging out of the Hollywood system.

  • By Lisa Dunn
  • Published 07/21/2016

Video Games

A 1994 Video Game Classic, Reborn in Portland

Night Dive Studios has raised more than $1 million to remake the cult classic System Shock from the ground up.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/19/2016

THE ESSENTIALS

Pickathon to Buster Keaton’s Oregon-Shot Silent Film: August’s Pop Culture Hot List

The festival, album, book, and film you can’t miss this month

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/12/2016

MOVIES

Hollywood Theatre Celebrates 90 Years with Four Classic Movies in Visual Style

The only 70 mm-friendly movie house in Oregon indulges in the luxe format all month long.

  • By Michelle Porter
  • Published 06/29/2016

PARK FLICKS

A Giant Inflatable Movie Screen Pops Up in Four Oregon State Parks

This summer, the Hollywood Theatre launches its first outdoor film series event, with films playing in parks like Molalla River and Stub Stewart.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 06/24/2016

CULTURE CALL SHEET

Pop Culture Watch: What We're Really into Right Now

From Orange Is the New Black to Tegan and Sara's Love You to Death, Portland Monthly staffers reveal their current pop culture obsessions.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 06/23/2016

OM BASE

Teen Witch Rapper Has Amazing Second Career as a Celebrity Yoga Instructor. Top That!

Yogalosophy author Mandy Ingber, a familiar face from her child acting career, visits Yoga Pearl this month.

  • By Margaret Seiler
  • Published 06/16/2016

VIDEO GAMES

Central Oregon, Now Infested with Hordes of Video Game Zombies

A Bend-based game studio imagines a fate worse than gentrification.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/14/2016

MUSIC

Why Horror Master John Carpenter Plays Music for the 'Movies in Your Head'

The legendary director behind Halloween was in town this week to perform original scores to films that don't exist. We talked to him about making the music before the movie.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/14/2016

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

PDX Essentials: Quadrant by Quadrant, All the Things We Can’t Live Without

Secret beaches to art deco splendor to OG dive bars, here are some of our favorite things in every corner of Portland.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 06/13/2016

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

Best of the City 2016: Seven Curators and Creators Share Top Picks from Portland’s Arts Scene

From in-your-face theater to a bold magazine for women guitarists, here are some of Portland’s best things to watch, hear, and read.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson and Fiona McCann
  • Published 06/13/2016

FILM

Portland’s Lost Boys Are Coming to a Screen Near You

A group of this city’s homeless youth are the protagonists of a new documentary, following them as they make their own film version of Peter Pan.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 06/02/2016

TELEVISION

The Bachelor Winner Lauren B. on How the Show Empowers Both Men and Women

We asked the Portland native the important questions. And also how she looked so sparkly.

  • By Katherine Berman
  • Published 05/17/2016

FREE STUFF

20 Totally FREE Ways to Make This Your Best Portland Summer Ever

Leaving town this summer? Well, OK. But you're gonna miss all this free stuff—from a Nu Shooz show to JAW's three new plays to an actual screening of Jaws (plus so much more).

  • By Rebecca Jacobson, Molly Woodstock, and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 05/17/2016

POP CULTURE

Two Portland Artists Weigh In on Beyoncé’s Lemonade

Filmmaker Melissa Lowery and photographer Intisar Abioto take a look at the art and politics of the pop queen's latest work.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 05/12/2016

FILM FESTIVAL

Five Shorts You Must See at the Northwest Animation Festival

The annual fest returns with a smorgasbord of international shorts and themed screenings. We’ve picked our five favorites from more than 150 animated goodies.

  • By Portland Monthly Arts Team
  • Published 05/11/2016

TV

The Twin Peaks Cast List Is Out and Eddie Vedder Is on It

This is, excuse me, a damn fine list of actors.

  • By Margaret Seiler
  • Published 04/25/2016

LONG STORY SHORT

Film Editor Kelly Lyon Dishes on Crafting Saturday Night Live Parodies

The Portlander describes what it’s like to help create some of SNL’s most viral clips, from the family Thanksgiving saved by Adele to Kristen Wiig’s perfume-ad spoof.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 04/15/2016

FILM

The Portland Monthly Staff Reacts To The Star Wars Rogue One Trailer

Judge us as you will.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/07/2016

MOVIES

Catherine Hardwicke on Movies, Money, and Misogyny in Tinseltown

The acclaimed director of Twilight and Thirteen comes to town for POWFest, with advice for aspiring female filmmakers.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 02/23/2016
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