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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

BUZZSAW

The Timbers Head North to Ax the Canadian Menace

On Sunday, the second leg of the Western conference semifinals in Vancouver, BC has the Timbers at a slight advantage.

  • By Mike Schwartz
  • Published 11/04/2015

FILM FESTIVAL

Dan Savage Returns With 11th HUMP! Festival

HUMP!, the Pacific Northwest’s amateur dirty film festival, is back for its 11th year. We spoke to festival creator Dan Savage about Tinder, sex trends, and why he’s giving thanks to Apple.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 11/03/2015

SOCCER

We Just Witnessed One of the Greatest Games in MLS Playoff History

“Maybe it was the Timbers Army … or God.”

  • By Mike Schwartz
  • Published 10/30/2015

BOOKS AND TALKS

Writer John Irving on Religion, Reading, and Returning to Portland

He appeared at the first Wordstock, and ten years later he’s back for its relaunch. We spoke to the World According to Garp author about his new book, Portland, and what he’d like to say to Shakespeare.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 10/29/2015

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 29–Nov 1

Boo! The Oregon Symphony gets scary, alongside Shakey Graves, horror improv at the Brody Theater, the Decemberists' Jenny Conlee, and a wild piano ride with the ghost of Fats Waller.

  • By Megan Haverman and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 10/29/2015

MUSIC

EL VY’s Brent Knopf on Touring, Trusting Yourself, and Taylor Swift

For his latest project, the former Menomena member partnered with the National front man Matt Berninger to form a brand-spankin’-new alt-rock duo. We’ve got the 411.

  • By Emma Mannheimer
  • Published 10/28/2015

MUSICAL THEATER

Cuba Libre: Two Critics Weigh In on One Sizzling Show

A Portland production of Broadway scale, with a budget of $600,000 and 21 performers: Cuba Libre has all the ingredients. Does this Artists Rep show pull it off?

  • By Fiona McCann and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 10/27/2015

SOCCER

The Timbers Made The Playoffs! Here’s What You Need to Know

The Timbers' 2015 playoff campaign kicks off at Providence Park on Thursday evening. So far so good.

  • By Mike Schwartz
  • Published 10/27/2015

SEASONAL EVENTS

Boo! Five Halloween Events to Trick or Treat You

Frightening flicks, scary suds, deathly dances: We scoped the season’s spook-scene and found the five best Halloween happenings.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 10/26/2015

ROAD TRIP

Disney’s Halloweentown Comes Back to Life in Oregon

The filming location of the 1998 Disney Channel Original Movie “Halloweentown”—St. Helens, Oregon—steps into costume for the month of October, and wants you to do the same.

  • By Emma Mannheimer
  • Published 10/23/2015

THE ESSENTIALS

October's Pop Culture Hot List

A book about swimming and coming of age in Portland, some big-riffed rock songs, and several stately beasts: We've got the books and albums you can’t miss this month.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 10/22/2015

RAP

Is Shakespeare Getting a Bad Rap? Not if MC Lars Has His Way

MC Lars does literary rap (think of it as a nerdcore subgenre). He's in town next week to share the flow of Poe and why rapping about beat poets is a natural fit.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 10/22/2015

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 22–25

We are Cho (as in Margaret) looking forward to this weekend, you guys! Joan Armatrading, YACHT, Carrie the Musical, Lise de la Salle on Liszt, Eyebeam's future art at Upfor, and Northwest Dance Project's New Now Wow.

  • By Brandon Staley and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 10/22/2015

THEATER

Moby Dick in the Dark With Hammocks? Sign Us Up!

Fancy going to see a play you can’t actually, well, see? We've got the skinny on PETE’s “sightless play” All Well.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 10/21/2015

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers vs. Colorado Rapids

After an instantly legendary win in LA, the Timbers are in control of their playoff destiny.

  • By Mike Schwartz
  • Published 10/21/2015

FILM

Hey, McFly—the Future is Now!

One Portlander is traveling (two hours) into the future as part of her Back to the Future Day observance. What have you got planned?

  • By Margaret Seiler
  • Published 10/21/2015

MUSIC

YACHT’s Claire L. Evans on Coming Back to a Changed Portland

Electro-experimenters YACHT are back on their old stomping ground this weekend. We caught up with singer Claire L. Evans ahead of their Wonder Ballroom gig.

  • By Brandon Staley
  • Published 10/20/2015

BOOKS AND TALKS

5 Reasons We're Stoked to See Sarah Vowell at Powell's

Author, essayist, This American Life contributor, and all-round funny gal Sarah Vowell hits PDX to discuss her new book. Here are some reminders of why you need to be there.

  • By Emma Mannheimer
  • Published 10/20/2015

PHOTOGRAPHY

Intimate Photos of Warhol and Basquiat Reveal the Artsy Grit of ‘80s NYC

From Warhol to Basquiat to Miles Davis, see some of Paige Powell's 10,000 photographs of the NYC art scene in a new Portland Art Museum exhibition.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 10/19/2015
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