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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

MUSIC

Review: The Decemberists’ 'What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World'

The local indie kings return from a four-year absence with an infectious, eclectic album that reveals a band all grown up. Out Jan 20

  • By Cervante Pope
  • Published 01/15/2015

FILM

Homer Groening: The Legend, the Father, the Simpson

The father of Simpsons creator Matt Groening was a filmmaker in his own right, as shown in this retrospective with Matt in attendance on Jan 17.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 01/13/2015

BOOKS & TALKS

Author Michael Chabon Talks Comic Books and Songwriting

The Pulitzer-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay spills the details on his collaboration with Portland comic czar Matt Fraction and British super-producer Mark Ronson in preview of his Jan 15 talk.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 01/13/2015

BOOKS & TALKS

Oregon Book Awards Finalists Announced

Books about the End Times, the wonders of soil, PTSD fever dreams, and more top the list.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/12/2015

VIDEO GAMES

Party Like It's 1848—The Original Oregon Trail Game is Back

We tick off the 5 things we can’t wait to revisit on the newly re-released computer classic

  • By Mary Stutzman
  • Published 01/08/2015

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 9–11

First Thursday gets some sun, non-holiday plays finally begin to open at local theaters, and the Crystal Ballroom celebrates 101 years with a free star-studded day, including music by Thomas Lauderdale and China Forbes, Stephen Malkmus, and more.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/08/2015

VIDEO GAMES

Zombies in Space: Daniel Wilson’s Killer Sci-Fi Game App

The best-selling local author's new game about surviving virus-infected zombies in space uses voice recognition. It’s called 'Mayday: Deep Space' and it’s out today.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/07/2015

Slideshow

Slide Show: Making Faces with Northwest Indie Star Michael Maker

"I’m like the lord of Northwest 23rd. I only say that because I don’t want to say mayor. Who wants to be the mayor?"

  • Published 01/06/2015

ARCHITECTURE

How to Bend Light

Architect and thinker Nancy Cheng reveals how sheet materials can be cut, creased, or crimped to generate lighting effects that change with the sun's movement.

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 01/06/2015

LONG STORY SHORT

Talking Indie Stardom and Vintage Threads with Michael Maker

"I’m like the lord of Northwest 23rd. I only say that because I don’t want to say mayor. Who wants to be the mayor?"

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 01/05/2015

TIMELINE

Tracking Sleater-Kinney's Rock Odyssey

From Olympia's punk scene to Rolling Stone and Portlandia, we chart the deeds (and decades!) of Portland's Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker.

  • By Catalina Gaitán and Julie Reposa
  • Published 01/05/2015

BOOKS

Drugs, Doms & Squirrel Brains: TMI Moments from PDX Memoirs

A look back at some of the cringiest overshares from our favorite Portland authors

  • By Caitlin Feldman and Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/05/2015

ARTS & CULTURE

PoMo Picks: January's Best Bets For Things to See and Do

The Decemberists release a new album, pop culture meets Chekov, and Chamber Music Northwest brings back record-breaking numbers of classical fans

  • By Matthew Schonfeld and Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/05/2015

CULTUREPHILE

PDX Comics Kingpin Brian Michael Bendis Makes His Next Move

He killed Spider-Man. He gave new life to The Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy. Now, Portlander Brian Michael Bendis becomes the creative force behind Sony Playstation Network’s first streaming TV show.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/05/2015

THE MONEY ISSUE

How Portland's 'Publicly Traded Person' Landed a Movie Deal with Jason Bateman

The story behind one Portlander’s decision to sell stock—in himself—lands in Hollywood.

  • By Zach Dundas and Michael Novak
  • Published 01/05/2015

THE YEAR IN REVIEW

Portland Monthly's Top 10 Blog Posts of 2014

From a "store" full of 100% free stuff to the baby from Labyrinth, we take a look back at the stories you loved most this year.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/31/2014

NEW YEARS EVE

Portland's Best New Year's Eve Events

Black-tie champagne extravaganza? Sweaty dance party? Rocking live music? We round up the best events so all you have to worry about is what to wear.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 12/29/2014
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