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Do This Now: June

Our picks for your calendar this month, from Portland's LGTBQ Pride Festival to PDX Beer Week

  • By Alisha Gorder
  • Published 06/04/2013

FIVE QUESTIONS

What's Wrong With Plastic Surgery?

A Q & A with Eugene's anti-aging author Lauren Kessler

  • By Rachel Rasmussen
  • Published 06/03/2013

FEATURE

5 Perfect Portland Days

Itineraries for every kind of summer visitor

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 06/03/2013

CULTUREPHILE

Dancer Linda Austin Reaches for 30

Portland’s doyenne of experimental dance returns to the work that sparked her career.

  • By Heather Wisner
  • Published 06/03/2013

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Q&A: Portugal. The Man's John Gourley

The Portland band courts major-label success with a swirling, psychedelic, Danger Mouse–produced new album.

  • By Robert Ham
  • Published 06/03/2013

BOOKS

Review: 'Happy Talk' by Richard Melo

A rollicking, and occasionally surreal, tale of nurses, surfers, and a film crew in Haiti

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 06/03/2013

BACKPAGE

A Cure for Discontents, Overschedulers, and Social Butterflies?

FOMOxicil: the first FDA-approved drug to treat the Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)

  • Published 06/03/2013

SUMMER GUIDE

Portland Summer Reading List

We asked best-selling thriller author Chelsea Cain to share her picks, then turned them into haikus to whet your appetite.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 06/02/2013

SUMMER GUIDE

The Portland Timbers' Other Rivals

With the Cascadia Cup on the line, our hometown team looks beyond the Seattle Sounders to tackle their friendlier, Canadian rivals.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/02/2013

SUMMER GUIDE

Trek in the Park's Final Frontier

The summer theater favorite ends its five-year mission with “The Trouble with Tribbles”—and your help.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/02/2013

FEATURE

Portland Summer Guide 2013

101 festivals, cocktails, concerts, events, family fun, and other adventures to help you craft the perfect season

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/02/2013

SUMMER GUIDE

Portland Summer Calendar

Your cheat sheet to the city's best summer events

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 06/02/2013

SUMMER GUIDE

All the Park’s a Stage

Five tips for producing—and watching—Shakespeare in the park

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/02/2013

SUMMER GUIDE

The Last Big Thing From JAW Playwrights’ Festival

Here's what you missed out on at Portland Center Stage last year. Don't let it happen again.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/02/2013

SUMMER GUIDE

Best Places to Soak Up the Sun—and Stash a Body

Portland's best-selling thriller author Chelsea Cain takes us on a tour of her favorite summer spots, with a few fatalities along the way.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/02/2013

SUMMER GUIDE

Portland Music Festival Field Guide

Be prepared with our Do's and Dont's for the best local music events: Waterfront Blues Festival, PDX Pop Now, and Pickathon.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/02/2013

SUMMER GUIDE

How WTF Became Oregon's Hottest Party

The newest 'summer camp for adults' combines three stages, dozens of music acts, and a skating rink-size wading pool.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/02/2013

SUMMER GUIDE

Play Like a Kid this Summer

Yeah, yeah, yeah. “Keep Portland Weird.” We know. (Here’s how.)

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/02/2013

SUMMER GUIDE

Summer Fun for the Family on $50 a Day

From your a.m. sip to Happy Hour, with plenty of kid-friendly activities in between (rain or shine)

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 06/02/2013

BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A with Richard Melo, Author of 'Happy Talk'

The Portland-based novelist chats about local creatives, voodoo, and Texas blizzards.

  • By Genevieve Hudson
  • Published 05/21/2013

Home & Design

News & Profiles

ONE SENTENCE STORIES

Brave Goats and Canadian Sailors on the Prowl

The shortest stories in journalism

  • Published 06/05/2013

PDX INDEX

PDX Index: June-uary

A by-the-numbers guide to the month of June in Oregon

  • By Chelsea Bieker
  • Published 06/05/2013

NEWS

Union Way's New Path from Powells to the Ace

A glimpse of downtown's intriguing new "Parisian" passage

  • By Rachel Rasmussen
  • Published 06/04/2013

NEWS

Portland's New Alternative Scouts

The 55th Cascadia Scouts welcome all comers to an outdoorsy scouting frontier

  • By Alex Zielinski
  • Published 06/04/2013

NEWS

How to Make a Mummy

And why that mummy might explode

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/03/2013

SPORTS HISTORY

The 1946 Portland Rosebuds

A short history of Portland's last Negro league baseball team

  • By Ryan Whirty
  • Published 06/03/2013

RAINMAKER

Mining the Future

ESCO's John Dillon makes drilling quicker and more profitable

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/03/2013

NEWS

The Perfect Party June 2013

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people (and animals)

  • Published 06/03/2013

PDX PROBLEMS

Is Summer Vacation Hurting Portland's Kids?

School performance plummets during the long, hot vacation. Why not kill it?

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/03/2013

FEATURE

Zenger Farm Grows Community Ties

In a messy part of the city, an urban farm grows connections between families and fresh food.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 06/03/2013

PORTLAND GLOSSARY

Word on the Street: Barwinism

What Portlanders are saying—or should be.

  • Published 06/03/2013

BUSINESS

Mobile Canning Breaks Craft Brew Out of the Bottle

Why Portland microbrewers are turning to aluminum

  • By Sam Coggeshall
  • Published 06/03/2013

Restaurants

Style & Shopping

Travel & Outdoors