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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

ART

The "World's Greatest Cat Painting" Is Coming to the Portland Art Museum

Long before the masses shared their cat photos on Facebook, aristocrats commissioned oil paintings.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 01/22/2016

NEWS

This Portland Singer Is Going to ISIS-Controlled Syria for a Peace Concert

He calls himself the “Peace Troubadour,” and has sung in Iraq and Bosnia. Now he's bringing his classical guitar to Syria to "sing prayers of peace."

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 01/14/2016

NEW YEAR'S EVE

Six Ways to Ring In 2016 in Portland

Rock your socks off, dance your pants off, laugh, lurch, and stuff your face: we've got six different ways for Portland revelers to ring in 2016.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 12/30/2015

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do in Portland This Weekend: Oct 1–4

Anchorman's David Koechner stands up, Elizabeth Gilbert brings big magic, and musical Cuba Libre sets fire to Stumptown.

  • By Brandon Staley and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 09/30/2015

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers vs. New York Red Bulls 

In five previous matches between these clubs, Portland has 1 win—at Red Bull Arena last year.

  • By Mike Schwartz
  • Published 09/17/2015

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 27–30

Y La Bamba's triumphant rooftop return! A cross-city bike tour of Portland's sweet new murals! Norwegian electropop and Pink Martini! James Franco's nose hairs (ok, maybe)!

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 08/27/2015

FILM FESTIVAL

Out Is Very In At The Portland Film Festival

Our quirky, crazy, super-cool film fest takes over town next week. Start with these seven picks.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 08/27/2015

MUSIC

From 1967–2015: Ural Thomas Then And Now

Ural Thomas is releasing a new version of his hit "Pain is the Name of Your Game" over 50 years after it first came out. The new track—recorded with The Pain— is a departure from the 1967 original. It's not all that's changed between then and now...

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 08/11/2015

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Patti Smith is Portland Bound!

Plus beloved bookstores Division Leap and Passages are on the move again, just months after opening in the Towne Storage building.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 08/06/2015

VISUAL ART

New Show Weighs In On The Definition of Art—Through Art!

How do we define art? Seven artists take on the slippery subject in a new show opening at Upfor Gallery.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 07/22/2015

MUSIC

Five Reasons Why Morrissey Should Be Right At Home in Portland

The singer and one-time Smiths frontman is at Edgefield Thursday. Looking at his lyrical back catalog, we think PDX is just the place to turn his aggression passive.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/21/2015

WORLD RECORD

World Domination Summit Breaks Breakfast-in-Bed World Record

The World Domination Summit kept with tradition with a new record set for the biggest "breakfast in bed party" ever. We have the photos to prove it.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/20/2015

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Portlandia Meets Pickathon

Plus Wild Kratts is Portland bound, Hollywood Theater's birthday celebrations, and Fight Club rock opera, anyone?

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/16/2015

COMEDY

Jim Gaffigan, Portland, and Food: a Love Story?

Six reasons why TV's king of clean comedy will find Portland a tasty stay.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 07/16/2015

BOOKS

'My Whole Life is Kind of a Feminist Directive'

The acclaimed writer and critical thinker Maggie Nelson talks to Portland Monthly about gender fluidity, motherhood, and why the notion of a book about family is “super bleugh”

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/16/2015

JAZZ

Is This Man Portland's Best Kept Jazz Secret?

He’s played with Billie Holliday and John Coltrane, had Lead Belly in his living room, and was a member of the Bill Evans Trio. Now Portland’s best kept jazz secret Chuck Israels is releasing a new record, and he’s hoping his hometown will get behind it.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/16/2015

NEWS

Portland Japanese Garden Unveils Major $33.5 Million Expansion

Construction will begin this September on three new LEED-certified buildings and seven new garden spaces.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/16/2015

OPERA

Behind the Scenes with the Funny Man of the Portland Opera

Stephen Condy talks Seinfeld and snake oil, and why opera doesn’t have to be a serious business.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/15/2015

DANCE / THEATER

Everything You Need to Know About the Risk/Reward Festival

A chamber play, a “Butch Queen,” an attack on the self-help industry, and a line of naked butts? You may be wondering what in the world the Risk/Reward Festival is all about, so we've put together a quick primer for you.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/07/2015
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