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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 29–Feb 1

This weekend, we bring Patton Oswalt a ham sandwich, (boldly) go to the Oregon Symphony's Star Trek, meet piglet starlets, and try a Threesome. You only live once.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/29/2015

TELEVISION

Oregon's Youngest Winery Owner Profiled on FOX Business Network

After ten years as the owner of his family winery, Pascal Brooks is coming into his own—though, legally, still too young to drink his own product.

  • By Mary Stutzman
  • Published 01/29/2015

BOOKS

Great Lines from Songwriter Nick Jaina's New Memoir

Out this week, a new memoir on failure from the prolific Portland composer. From errant love songs to Calvin and Hobbes, we share some highlights.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 01/29/2015

WORLD PREMIERE

Threesome World Premiere: It's Not About the Sex

We ask playwright Yussef El Guindi why his new play—opening Jan 30 for its world premiere—aims to mix politics with pleasure.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 01/29/2015

REVIEW

Theater Review: PETE's 'Enter THE NIGHT'

An avante-garde script steeped in gender politics and racial minstrelsy; playwright María Irene Fornes's 1993 work may not stand the test of time, but it does offer PETE ways to shine.

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 01/29/2015

THEATER

Three Reasons You Must See ‘Mark Twain Tonight’

Check out Hal Halbrook’s legendary impersonation of the great American writer—or you will be very disappointed in yourself forever.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/27/2015

OPERATICS

The French Coach, Fight Master, and Flamenco Dancer: on Whipping Carmen Into Shape

We talk with three behind-the-scenes consultants working to make Portland Opera's Carmen (opening Feb 6) worthy of your most passionate olé.

  • By Mary Stutzman
  • Published 01/27/2015

VIDEO GAMES

A Portland-Perth Collaboration Yields New Space Game

Retro adventure game Space Age was four years and two continents in the making.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 01/26/2015

THEATER

Meet the Star Piglets in Boom Arts' New Play

Piglets! On stage! Need we say more?

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 01/26/2015

Slideshow

Slide Show: Meet the Star Piglets in Boom Arts' New Play

Piglets! Theater! Need we say more?

  • Published 01/26/2015

SPORTS

Timbers Training Update: Back At It

On Friday, the Portland Timbers kicked off the 2015 season with their first training session.

  • By Mike Schwartz
  • Published 01/26/2015

BOOKS

Two Portland Bookstores, One Room

Passages Bookshop and Division Leap join forces to create Portland's "highest"—and rarest—of literary havens.

  • By Mary Stutzman
  • Published 01/23/2015

CLASSICAL MUSIC

Chamber Music NW's Winter Festival is the Cure for Short Days and Dark Nights

Promising 15 "thrilling" masterpieces spread across five concerts, Artistic Director David Shifrin kicks off the annual festival with Beethoven and concludes with Brahms. Our preview has more.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/22/2015

THEATER REVIEW

What Would Chekhov Really Think of Twitter?

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike gets its uproarious dark humor right and its cultural analysis wrong.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 01/22/2015

MUSIC

This Is How Portlanders Celebrate Decemberists Day

How to prove a city supports one of its biggest bands? Give them an official day, a collaborative art project, and swarm them with adoration.

  • By Cervante Pope and Eden Dawn
  • Published 01/22/2015

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 22–25

With Miranda July's breakout novel, the doo-wop of La Luz, new plays from PCS and Shaking the Tree, and a star turn from Oregon Symphony concertmaster Sarah Kwak, we're fully booked! And you?

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/21/2015

ALBUM PREVIEW

Ferocious Love: You Can Now Listen to Sleater-Kinney’s “No Cities to Love”

With their first new album in ten years, the legendary band reunites and high kicks it on Letterman, on Conan, and into your heart.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/20/2015

FILM

Checking in on Oregon's Oscar Chances

Wild and The Boxtrolls give the state three chances to cheer.

  • By Cervante Pope
  • Published 01/19/2015

TELEVISION

Rainn Wilson's Backstrom Co-Star Kristoffer Pohala Gets a Haircut in Portland

Fox’s new crime show is set in “Portland,” but it took a pilot screening to get actors to visit the real-world Rose City.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 01/16/2015

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 15–18

Reels from the "real" Homer Simpson, Michael Chabon's comic book escapades, crazy British theatre, and Dirty Dancing on stage—it's all in PDX this weekend!

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 01/15/2015
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