Portland Chefs: They're Big in Japan!

This winter, several PDX chefs will jet out across the Pacific to carry the banner for Portland's culinary scene—and we've got the details.

01/27/2014 By Allison Jones, Caitlin Feldman, and Ally Bordas


Fertile Ground Field Guide 2014

Portland’s theater and dance stages erupt in a rambunctious cornucopia of new works. Jan 23–Feb 2

01/23/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Ally Bordas


Introducing: Budd & Finn

A cute new Old Town shop expresses its owner's love of home, eclectic design, rescue animals, and birds. Lots of birds.

12/16/2013 By Ally Bordas


Q&A: Gonzo Reporter Chas Smith

The bad-boy, globe-trotting Oregon-native takes on the sordid, drug-addled surf industry in "Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell." He reads at Powell's on Nov. 25

11/20/2013 By Ally Bordas

FILM + Slideshow

Reese Witherspoon Goes Wild on Twitter

The actress is filming Cheryl Strayed's 'Wild' in Oregon and sharing it via Twitter. We've got a slideshow of her journey so far.

11/14/2013 By Ally Bordas


Review: Theatre Vertigo's "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"

In Jeffrey Hatcher's retelling of the ego-versus-id tale, six different actors play the role of Mr. Hyde. Thru Nov 23

10/28/2013 By Ally Bordas


Review: Milagro’s ‘Corrido Calavera’

Rather than scare you, Milagro's humorous Day of the Dead play might make you a little less afraid. Thru Nov 9

10/22/2013 Photography by Ally Bordas


Pacers Gear Up for the Portland Marathon

On Sunday, October 6, the 43rd annual Portland Marathon winds its way through the Rose City—motivated by a team of 60 pacers

10/04/2013 By Ally Bordas


Stevenson Offers Discount to Gorge Hikers

From Oct 18–20, Stevenson, WA is offering hikers a 10% discount at local businesses

10/04/2013 By Ally Bordas

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA Review: Boy Band Audition

Day 9: Unquenchable audience participation transformed a meager performance into one for the history books.

09/23/2013 By Ally Bordas

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Getting To Know You(Tube) at the Works

Day 5: A team of “experts” led us deep into the culture of YouTube—a journey both hilarious and profound (but mostly hilarious).

09/17/2013 By Ally Bordas

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Peter Burr at the Works

Day 2: Like some electronic shaman, Burr took us on a multimedia vision quest.

09/14/2013 By Ally Bordas