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MUSIC

What’s Next for Portland’s Legendary Music Scene?

From dystopian hip-hop to sexy, space-age doo-wop, five fascinating artists craft a wild new soundtrack for the city.  

  • By Casey Jarman
  • Published 01/25/2016

REPORT

While New York Sleeps, Self-Published Authors Are Taking Over Literature

A new breed of Portland writers goes solo.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/25/2016

DISPATCH

The Timbers: A Championship 40 Years in the Making

For the first time since they started in 1975, Portland’s soccer stars defend a title.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 01/25/2016

ART

The "World's Greatest Cat Painting" Is Coming to the Portland Art Museum

Long before the masses shared their cat photos on Facebook, aristocrats commissioned oil paintings.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 01/22/2016

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 21–24

Epic charisma alert! On stage this weekend: Josh Ritter, Nathaniel Rateliff, Nathan Brannon, and Bri Pruett. Plus Book of Mormon packs up.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/21/2016

THEATER FESTIVAL

Five Picks for the Fertile Ground Festival

Dozens of new, homegrown works of theater and performance will hit stages over the next 11 days. Here are the five shows we’re most looking forward to.

  • By Fiona McCann and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/20/2016

MUSIC

The Crystal Ballroom Turns 102, and Everybody Is Invited

Portland's iconic venue is turning 102 on Sunday, and throwing a mighty, musical birthday bash. For free.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 01/20/2016

NEWS

Ursula K. Le Guin Blasts The Oregonian

Portland's science-fiction trailblazer denounces the newspaper for giving a mouthpiece to the Malheur militias.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 01/20/2016

FILM FESTIVAL

POWFest to Host Twilight Director Catherine Hardwicke

Portland's annual women's film festival is bringing award-winning director Catherine Hardwicke to town in March, as part of the lineup for POWFest 2016.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/19/2016

NEWS

This Portland Singer Is Going to ISIS-Controlled Syria for a Peace Concert

He calls himself the “Peace Troubadour,” and has sung in Iraq and Bosnia. Now he's bringing his classical guitar to Syria to "sing prayers of peace."

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 01/14/2016

MUSICAL THEATER

Five Things You Should Know about The Book of Mormon Before You See the Show

Broadway smash-hit The Book of Mormon is back in Portland and set to delight and offend, probably in equal measure. For a quick primer—and our takeaway from Wednesday’s opening night—read on.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz, Fiona McCann, and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/14/2016

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 14–17

Lily Tomlin live! Plus Andy Kindler, Gregory Alan Isakov, the heavy-hitting Nareh Arghamanyan, NW Film's Reel Music, Broadway's Book of Mormon, and openings at Milagro and CoHo.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/14/2016

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Powell's Expands on Hawthorne

Plus: Portland Art Museum promises Warhol and Rodin, and Pickathon starts the party.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/14/2016

MUSIC

Josh Ritter Brings His 'Oracular Honky Tonk’ to Portland

He’s earned comparisons to Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie, but the one-time PDX resident told Portland Monthly why he’s pumped to live in the age of Kanye West and Jay Z.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/13/2016

COMEDY

Comedian Paula Poundstone Talks Parenting and Pop-Tarts En Route to PDX

Longtime comedian and NPR contributor Paula Poundstone brings her arresting ties and acerbic wit to Portland this week. We caught up with her ahead of her Aladdin Theater shows.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 01/13/2016

MUSIC

El Vy Pays Tribute to Bowie on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Portland's Brent Knopf joined El Vy bandmate Matt Berninger and New Orleans' Stay Human for a tribute to the late star on last night's The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Added bonus: Matt Sheehy (of Ramona Falls and Lost Lander) on bass.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/12/2016

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 7–10

Baron Vaughn at the Doug Fir, Miz Kitty in her Parlour, Federale gets spaghetti (western), and First Thursday brings memories of war and Warhol.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/07/2016

TRAVEL NEWS

Hollywood Theatre to Open a Cinema Inside PDX Airport

Add one more reason to the list of why Portland’s airport is ranked #1 in the country.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 01/06/2016

BOOKS

Literary Arts Announces Oregon Book Awards Shortlists

What were the best books published by writers from Oregon last year? Literary Arts weighs in with its shortlist for the Oregon Book Awards, with writers from Ashland to Eugene, and plenty of Portland represented.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/06/2016

VISUAL ART

What Makes Everyday Objects Art?

One Portland art show takes a deep dive into the commonplace to explore relationships, memory transference—and goblets!

  • By Brandon Staley
  • Published 01/05/2016
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