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MUSIC

Five Places Beach House Brought Us Last Night

The Baltimore–based band went for a journey via their Crystal Ballroom show on Thursday, and invited Portlanders along for the ride.

  • By Emma Mannheimer
  • Published 04/29/2016

URBAN FUTURES

Can Art Save a Neighborhood? The Creator of Houston's Project Row Houses Speaks

TUESDAY: Rick Lowe, an artist/activist, transformed 22 shotgun shacks into a haven of community-minded creativity. Can Portland learn from his work?

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/29/2016

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Apr 28–May 1

From Bombino's entrancing guitar licks to International Tabletop Day to some next-level, one-on-one theater, send out April with a bang.

  • By Jack Rushall, Rebecca Jacobson, Sylvia Randall-Muñoz, and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 04/28/2016

PERFORMANCE

The Surprising Gender Bending of Drag Queen Cherdonna Shinatra

Seattle's Jody Kuehner is a female-bodied, female-identified dance artist. But when she performs as high-camp clown Cherdonna, people sometimes get confused.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 04/27/2016

BOOKS

How One Portland Author Went from Self-Publishing to a Major Book Deal

It took Jason Gurley 15 years to write, scrap, re-write, self-publish, and finally get picked up by Crown Publishing. He holds forth on writing, success, and how Eleanor was born in the Oregon rain.

  • By Sarah Hopwood
  • Published 04/26/2016

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

PUBLIC ART

Our Newest MAX Line Is an Art Gallery on Rails

And it’s got us seeing orange.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 04/22/2016

THE ESSENTIALS

Summer Cannibals to Phil Knight: May’s Pop Culture Hot List

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

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 04/22/2016

PROFILE

As a Comic Book Writer, David Walker Finds Both His Medium and His Moment

“There’s not a lot of people of color in comics that aren’t green or purple,” the Portlander says.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 04/22/2016

TRIBUTE

The Many (Wonderful) Faces of Prince

Oh, this is what it sounds like. We take a moment to honor the style evolution of a legend.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 04/21/2016

ARTS NEWS

PICA Lands a New Home in Northeast Portland

The contemporary and experimental art presenter has been given a 16,000-square-foot warehouse just off N Williams Ave.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 04/21/2016

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Apr 21–24

From feisty newsboys to wisdom from a pizza king to three days of heavy metal, the weekend is here and ready to be seized.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 04/21/2016

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

Best of the City 2016: What Defines Portland?

As Portland Monthly gets ready to celebrate the city’s finest people, places, and traits, have your say on 10 crucial questions.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 04/20/2016

VISUAL ART

Portlander Matt Hall Collects Dead Animals for Art

It’s not as creepy as you might think.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 04/20/2016

CULTURE CALL SHEET

Pop Culture: What We’re Really Into Right Now

From Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt to Young Thug’s most recent mix tape, Portland Monthly staffers reveal their current pop culture obsessions.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 04/19/2016

COMEDY

Native American Sketch Comedy Group Promises 'Mix of Chippendales and Gallagher'

With social criticism and silliness, the 1491s aim to skewer Indian stereotypes.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 04/18/2016

DESIGN WEEK 2016

Will Portland Be Underwater in 2100?

In Futurelandia, 20 local artists imagine Portland a century from now.

  • By Claire Colby
  • Published 04/15/2016

B-SIDES

Drinking with Richmond Fontaine’s Willy Vlautin

In a new column, Casey Jarman delivers dispatches from Portland’s music scene.

  • By Casey Jarman
  • Published 04/15/2016

LONG STORY SHORT

Film Editor Kelly Lyon Dishes on Crafting Saturday Night Live Parodies

The Portlander describes what it’s like to craft 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

MUSIC

Willy Vlautin on Richmond Fontaine’s Farewell and the Price of Living Hard

The author and Richmond Fontaine frontman talks art rock, playing wasted, and his legendary Portland band’s final days.

  • By Casey Jarman
  • Published 04/15/2016
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