PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 6–9

Wildly athletic dancers and grisly fairy tales, Andy Warhol prints and runway shows. Get out there.

10/06/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson and Jason Buehrer


Your Day-by-Day Pickathon Guide

The annually awesome Pendarvis Farm festival returns with a kick-ass lineup on six stages. We've combed through a packed schedule for musical highlights.

08/02/2016 By Portland Monthly Arts Team


Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 16–19

Avant-garde tap dance, porch music in Irvington, the funniest Canadian you've never heard of, a big-voiced baritone at Revolution Hall, and everything for Pride—the days are long and the weekend is full.

06/16/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson, Ramona DeNies, and Lisa Dunn


Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 25–28

Lewis Black puts on his angry face, New Orleans funk comes to the Crystal, and Romeo and Juliet do some pirouettes. Send February out with a bang.

02/25/2016 By Ramona DeNies and Rebecca Jacobson


The Complete Guide to Portland's Holiday Shows

The lights are up, the trees are out, and the holiday arts are running all December long. Help plan your month with our list of the best events from the classics to the quirky—and everything in between.

12/04/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Matthew Schonfeld


Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 6-9

Astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield serenades Portland, First Thursday shines with hijinks and big name portraiture, the Northwest Filmmaker's Festival puts Oregon on screen, and so much more.

11/06/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff


Looking Forward to the 2014/2015 Arts Season

Consider this your arts season cliffhanger: a look at what's to come when your favorite arts orgs come back from summer vacation.

07/01/2014 By Nathan Tucker


A Hot Two-Night Stand for Portland Theater Awards

Portland Playhouse scores big at the Drammys after OSF’s All the Way snags two Tonys on Broadway.

06/10/2014 By Aaron Scott


Portland Playhouse’s 'After the Revolution': So You Want to Be a Commie?

This stirring family drama makes a feast of existential doubt and political humor. Thru June 1

05/07/2014 By Peter Holmstrom


The Motherf**ker with the Small Fire in the Piazza

Artists Rep, PCS, and Portland Playhouse all open stories about love that range from the bombastically hilarious to a slow burn.

03/06/2014 By Aaron Scott


Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 13-16

Not in the mood for Valentine's? There're plenty of non-squishy alternatives, from Amos Lee to plays about, well, sex without sex and Marxist pornography (what's love got to do with it?).

02/13/2014 By Nathan Tucker


Review: Portland Playhouse’s ‘A Christmas Carol’

The theater dives gloriously into the Christmas spirit for a show that's anything but trite by adding singing and instrument-playing actors. Thru Dec 29.

12/12/2013 By Cari Johnson


Review: CoHo's "The Outgoing Tide"

Sharply drawn characters and CoHo's economical staging rescue "Outgoing Tide" from its own plot.

10/21/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg


Review: Portland Playhouse's 'Detroit'

Portland Playhouse's production of Lisa D'Amour's recessionary tale is a well-acted and impressively designed show. Thru Nov 3

10/08/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg