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THE PROFESSIONAL

The Ballad of Pete Krebs: One Legendary Musician Unites Decades of Portland Music

Close to fame, close to death, or just playing close to home, the songwriter’s saga ties local music together.

  • By Ryan White
  • Published 11/23/2015

ICYMI: A YEAR IN THE ARTS

The Books, Albums, and Moments that Defined Portland Culture in 2015

A look back at a year full of romantic proposals, laughs, and big-budget productions

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 11/23/2015

'TIS THE SEASON

9 Shows and Stage Spectaculars to Make the Holidays Last All Month Long

Behold, our roundup of festive events to carry you through the jolly season.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 11/23/2015

A NEW HOPE

How A Couple of Portland Guys Saved Star Wars

OK, we exaggerate. By a lot. But when JJ Abrams calls to chat about his movie, it’s natural to jump to hyperbole.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 11/23/2015

BIG PICTURE

How Portland's Own Hipster Barbie Became An Internet Sensation

Socality Barbie inspired us all to feel a little more #blessed in 2015—for being the butt of an Instagram parody, that is.

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 11/23/2015

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 19–22

SNL's Tim Meadows, Melissa Etheridge, AND the very jazzy Hugh Masakela! Plus, we go "wild" at an art auction, step up for Riverdance, and get handsy at a puppet slam.

  • By Brandon Staley and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 11/19/2015

SOCCER

It's Getting Real: The Hot-Hot Timbers Confront FC Dallas's Youthful Attack

Sunday brings the first leg of the Western Conference Finals and the last home game of the season. There will be no pity.

  • By Mike Schwartz
  • Published 11/19/2015

ART ALL OVER

Broaden Your Horizons: Art Offerings Outside the City Limits

City saturated? These six arts organizations and venues outside the Portland area will have you thinking twice about staying put all winter.

  • By Brandon Staley
  • Published 11/19/2015

CONCERTS

Shook Twins Get Ready to Bring the Heat

American Idol's loss is Portland's gain: the Shook Twins play Rev Hall on Saturday, promising to turn things up with the biggest band yet. Ahead of the show, Laurie Shook holds forth on forging a creative path and that whole golden egg thing.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 11/18/2015

NEW BOOKS

Portlandness: This Is Not Your Grandpa's Cultural Atlas

A new book from two PSU geographers maps redlining and city chickens, strip clubs and street emotions.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 11/17/2015

VISUAL ART

What Kind of Art Is Portland Producing?

Michelle Grabner has until the year's end to visit artists all over the state who want to be part of the 2016 Portland Biennial. She tells us what she’s looking for—and what she’s found out about art in Oregon.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 11/16/2015

MUSIC

Welcome to Front Row

We’re launching our new one-stop site for venue schedules, tickets, playlists, interviews, and music scene coverage.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 11/12/2015

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 12–15

Rainn Wilson's bassoon, Jenny Lawson's loony raccoon, Eugene Mirman teaches us Russian, plus Sturgill Simpson, Sara Evans, and even a conference with "secret knowledge." It's your weekend, Portland!

  • By Megan Haverman and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 11/12/2015

HORROR CONVENTION

Five Reasons You Should Head for the Living Dead Horror Convention

Horror actors and creators from around the world bring their craft to Portland this weekend for a brand new horror convention—hell, Dana Ashbrook of Twin Peaks is going to be there. We've got five reasons you should, too.

  • By Brandon Staley
  • Published 11/12/2015

MUSIC

Viva La Gente: Edna Vazquez's Mass-Funded Music

Portland's onetime mariachi queen wrote a record about loneliness—but it was a community of supporters that brought it to life. Next week she releases her new album at the Old Church. We caught up with her during the making of Sola Soy.

  • By Brandon Staley
  • Published 11/11/2015

COMEDY

Emily Heller Talks Feminists and Being Funny

With a new album in the works and a Portland show approaching, the California comic holds forth on how comedy is like cooking, gorillas, and why her jokes aren’t just for “intersectional feminist librarians.”

  • By Katelyn Best
  • Published 11/11/2015

BOOKS

Wordstock: What We Thought

We came, we queued, we loathed it, we loved it: Portland Monthly's arts team—and some festival attendees—give their verdict on this year’s festival.

  • By Fiona McCann and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 11/10/2015

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 6–8

Chelsea Clinton and Drew Barrymore have books for you this weekend! Also, Carrie Brownstein, Rachmaninoff, Artists Rep's Orlando, and Here We Go Magic.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 11/05/2015

VISUAL ART

Portland Photographer Turns His Lens on Gender and Policing

A new photographic exhibition at PSU explores trans and queer identities in the context of mass incarceration, through the art of absence.

  • By Brandon Staley
  • Published 11/05/2015

MUSIC

A Whole Month of Portland Concerts in 20 Songs

Macy Gray, Glen Hansard, Blitzen Trapper, and Jeff Daniels: It’s quite a month for live music in Portland. We’ve put together a playlist of our 20 picks in town in November to help you fill your concert calendar.

  • By Emma Mannheimer
  • Published 11/04/2015
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