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POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 20–23

Watkins Family Hour, Debussy (like, revolutionized!), your last chance for free Original Practice Shakespeare, and a Saturday cinema escape into the wild worlds of modern virtual reality.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 08/20/2015

MOVIE

Infinitely Polar Bear: China Forbes On the Movie of Her Family

A new movie starring Mark Ruffalo as a bipolar father is actually the true story of one Portlander's childhood. We spoke to Pink Martini singer China Forbes about family, mental illness, and seeing her life played out in frames.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 08/20/2015

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Oregon Play Premiere Receives National Acclaim

Plus a hunt for magazine stories, grant time for visual artists, and two resignations on the Portland arts scene.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 08/20/2015

MUSIC

The Pros and Cons of the New, Mostly-Instrumental Album from 'Battles'

We caught up with Battles’ Ian Williams ahead of the band's MusicFestNW appearance on Saturday and to find out what organic chicken has to do with music.

  • By Brandon Staley
  • Published 08/20/2015

BOOKS AND TALKS

From Buffy to Bookstores: Geek Queen Felicia Day's Fantastical Life

You may know her from her appearances on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but Felicia Day is also the woman behind Geek and Sundry and a reformed gaming addict. We talked to her about writing, web series and World of Warcraft.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 08/20/2015

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers vs. Houston Dynamo

Friday's game comes with huge playoff implications.

  • By Mike Schwartz
  • Published 08/19/2015

CHILDREN'S BOOKS

Five Local Kids Books Writers Lighting Up the Literary World

With new titles out quicker than you can say Jackaby, Oregon has become a nest of children's writers catering to all ages. We've picked out five with books out this year for your bedtime story fodder.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 08/14/2015

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 13–16

You'll sound like happy this weekend, with the PDX Synesthesia Festival, Ural Thomas and the Pain, the Stumptown Improv Fest, and the joyous disregard for personal safety at the Adult Soapbox Derby.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 08/13/2015

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Unknown Mortal Orchestra on Seth Meyers

Plus NW Dance Project’s Ching Ching Wong’s major national award, and last call for POWFest submissions.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 08/13/2015

THEATER

RIP Old Portland: A Funeral for the City That Was

Portland has experienced a lot of changes in the 25 years since Gus Van Sant’s My Own Private Idaho. Now Hand2Mouth are offering you a chance for you to pay your respects for what’s been lost.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 08/13/2015

VISUAL ARTS

Garbage in the Gallery and the Art of Dumpster Diving

A group of Portland artists has been combing through the trash to make art from what the rest of us throw away.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 08/12/2015

COMEDY

6 Acts We're Excited to See at the Stumptown Improv Festival

Smart, spontaneous, surprising, spoofy, and bound to sell out, this weekend's fest draws improv acts from Los Angeles to New York to share the stage with local talent. Here's who we're ready to laugh at.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 08/12/2015

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

SUMMER GUIDE

Your Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend: Aug 14-16

Each week throughout the summer, we’ll share dozens of ways to make the most of your days off! This week: the Adult Soapbox Derby!

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 08/10/2015

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 6–9

Wilco on the Edgefield lawn, Wicked at the Keller, dancing at Director Park, and everybody, avec bicyclette, soaring across the bridges of Portland.

  • By Brandon Staley and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 08/06/2015

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers vs. Chicago Fire

Sitting fifth in the West, the Timbers look to douse the Fire on Friday.

  • By Mike Schwartz
  • Published 08/06/2015

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

CONCERTS

Air Guitar Championship Contenders Get Ready to Rock Portland

They will rock you, with their invisible instruments and major airness factor. That's right, the Air Guitar Championships hit Portland this week and contenders are ready to shred.

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 08/04/2015

MUSIC FESTIVAL

Recapping Pickathon 2015—in Photos!

From a soulful Leon Bridges to Sinkane's sweaty psychadelia; from tUnE-yArDs' heart-pounding hypnotism to JD McPerson's retro rockabilly, Pickathon filled our ears, souls—and bellies—with delights. And we've got the pics to prove it.

  • By Samuel Hunt, Andrea Tomasi, Brendan Duggan, Amy Martin, Allison Jones, and Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 08/03/2015

GEAR UP

How to Survive the End of the World (or The Big One)

A new survival guide teaches you how to live through, say, the Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 08/03/2015
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