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POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 11–14

Bill Maher hits the Schnitz, Grace Potter plays the Roseland, and the Symphony does a live-score Star Trek. Plus: vice-riddled tales of Portland and the Contemporary Northwest Art Awards. It's the weekend—seize it.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson, Alex Keith, and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 02/11/2016

VISUAL ART

New York Artist Jonathan Berger Likens New Exhibit to a Pop Song

Berger’s Adams and Ollman show tells a simple story, through elemental objects placed in a landscape of his own creation.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 02/11/2016

FILM

Our 11 Picks for the Portland International Film Festival

From Icelandic sheep farmers to a Hong Kong song-and-dance number, a famed French restaurateur to a surrealist Colin Farrell caper, here are the 11 films at PIFF we’re seriously stoked to see.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson and Fiona McCann
  • Published 02/11/2016

LITERARY MAGAZINES

These 5 Local Literary Magazines Want Your Winter Scribblings

Did you survive the winter by scrawling short stories? Now's the time to find your fans. Start local, with these five submission-friendly literary magazines.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 02/09/2016

WEB SERIES

How Do You Make a Hit Web Series? The Creators of One Portland Show Have Some Answers

The Benefits of Gusbandry is generating national buzz. Creator Alicia J. Rose tells us how it all came about.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 02/05/2016

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 4–7

David Cross and Karen Russell, Sabertooth Microfest and awesome openings at PAM and Portland Playhouse. Plus! Check out those nighttime winter lights overhead at OMSI.

  • By Jack Rushall, Sylvia Randall-Muñoz, and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 02/04/2016

ART AND CRAFT

Portland's Museum of Contemporary Craft to Close Its Davis Street Doors

The oldest continuously running craft institution in the United States is on the move, finding a new home in the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design.

  • By Alex Keith
  • Published 02/04/2016

THEATER

Portland-Raised Playwright Tanya Barfield Talks Race and Writing

The award-winning playwright is in town to open a season of her work at Profile Theatre. She told us what it's like to see her work staged in Portland for the first time, and why she's both sad and glad we're ready to talk about race.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 02/04/2016

MUSIC

Maggie Morris of Genders Gets Personal with Solo Project Sunbathe

The local indie rocker from Genders and the dear, departed Youth has a new solo project, titled Sunbathe, that's already garnering a fan base all its own.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 02/03/2016

VISUAL ART

Six Cuban Artists Explore US-Cuba Relations in a New Portland Show

Lewis & Clark’s Hoffman Gallery presents Intersecciones, a reimagining of Cuba’s relationship with the United States through the mixed-media lens of six of the island’s young artists.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 02/02/2016

MUSIC

Smashing Pumpkins and Liz Phair to Kick Off US Tour in Portland

The dream of the '90s will return to Portland when Billy Corgan’s beloved band starts a 19-city tour at the Schnitz in March. Tickets go on sale Friday.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 02/02/2016

HISTORY

Here's How Bad the Corruption Was in Prohibition Portland

A new book on local crime and vice makes Portland's modern-day "scandals" seem quaint.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 02/01/2016

MUSIC

February: A Month of Portland Concerts in 20 Songs

Troye Sivan visits from South Africa, Julia Holter comes from Los Angeles, and lots of local artists offer lively performances during the month of love.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 02/01/2016

2016 ELECTION

Promises, Promises: Five City Government Candidates on the Arts

Is the arts an election issue? Portland's mayoral and City Council candidates showed their cards on culture at a packed debate on Tuesday.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/28/2016

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 28–31

Unknown Mortal Orchestra brings home the Multi-Love, the hilarious Hari Kondabolu calls us names, Mavis Staples hits the screen, and mochi gets made at PSU. Go crazy, Portland.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/28/2016

BOOKS

Passages Bookshop Opens Its Doors . . . Again!

After basement beginnings and a recent eviction, Portland's beloved purveyor of rare books is back.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/28/2016

THE ESSENTIALS

February's Pop Culture Hot List

The art, the film festival, the concert, and the book you can't miss this month.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/27/2016

MUSIC

Listen to New Move’s New Album Right Here Right Now

Plus front man Jesse Bettis on how a knife in his side altered the album's course.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/27/2016

MUSIC

Portland-Born Trumpeter Chris Botti on Why the Kardashian Approach Doesn't Work for Jazz

But it's still fun to play with Lady Gaga and hang out with Sting.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 01/26/2016

TELEVISION

How a Northeast Portland Native Went from Jefferson High to Hollywood

After roles in True Blood and Rectify, Johnny Ray Gill returns to the small screen in a new series about the Underground Railroad.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/25/2016
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