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MUSIC

Smashing Pumpkins and Liz Phair to Kick Off US Tour in Portland

The dream of the '90s will return to Portland when Billy Corgan’s beloved band starts a 19-city tour at the Schnitz in March. Tickets go on sale Friday.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 02/02/2016

HISTORY

Here's How Bad the Corruption Was in Prohibition Portland

A new book on local crime and vice makes Portland's modern-day "scandals" seem quaint.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 02/01/2016

MUSIC

February: A Month of Portland Concerts in 20 Songs

Troye Sivan visits from South Africa, Julia Holter comes from Los Angeles, and lots of local artists offer lively performances during the month of love.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 02/01/2016

2016 ELECTION

Promises, Promises: Five City Government Candidates on the Arts

Is the arts an election issue? Portland's mayoral and City Council candidates showed their cards on culture at a packed debate on Tuesday.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/28/2016

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 28–31

Unknown Mortal Orchestra brings home the Multi-Love, the hilarious Hari Kondabolu calls us names, Mavis Staples hits the screen, and mochi gets made at PSU. Go crazy, Portland.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/28/2016

BOOKS

Passages Bookshop Opens Its Doors . . . Again!

After basement beginnings and a recent eviction, Portland's beloved purveyor of rare books is back.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/28/2016

THE ESSENTIALS

February's Pop Culture Hot List

The art, the film festival, the concert, and the book you can't miss this month.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/27/2016

MUSIC

Listen to New Move’s New Album Right Here Right Now

Plus front man Jesse Bettis on how a knife in his side altered the album's course.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/27/2016

MUSIC

Portland-Born Trumpeter Chris Botti on Why the Kardashian Approach Doesn't Work for Jazz

But it's still fun to play with Lady Gaga and hang out with Sting.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 01/26/2016

TELEVISION

How One Portlander Went from Jefferson High to Hollywood

After roles on True Blood and Rectify, Johnny Ray Gill returns to the small screen in a new series about the Underground Railroad.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/25/2016

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
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