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LONG STORY SHORT

Talking Indie Stardom and Vintage Threads with Michael Maker

"I’m like the lord of Northwest 23rd. I only say that because I don’t want to say mayor. Who wants to be the mayor?"

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 01/05/2015

Books & Talks

Guide to Portland Storytelling Events

There's an event for every taste: comic, nostalgic, raunchy. Find the stories you want to hear—or the stage you want to brave. Up this weekend: Urban Tellers and Mystery Box

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 10/10/2014

THEATER

Shakespeare in the Park Summer Schedule

All the park's a stage for Portland's bevvy of theater companies dedicated to taking the Bard's work into the natural world.

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 07/21/2014

CONCERTS

Guide to 2014 Summer Concerts and Festivals

From Pickathon to Edgefield to the Oregon Zoo, we've got this summer's outdoor music schedule laid out. Plus, win tickets to Lyle Lovett.

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 07/14/2014

CONCERTS

Spinning Trash into Tunes: Trashcan Banjos, Washtub Basses, Shovel Guitars

In the right hands, even trash cans and shovels can make beautiful music. We look at three musicians who spin melodies from tools and detritus.

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 07/10/2014

BOOKS AND TALKS

6 Things We Learned from Christine McKinley's Physics for Rock Stars

McKinley teaches us how to make the laws of the universe work in our favor in her new book—or, at least explains a thing or two our high school teachers failed to. Book Release Party June 15

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 06/12/2014

FILM

Internet Cat Video Fest Returns

The third annual traveling kitty rumpus pounces into town June 13 & 14. We choose our 5 favorite videos.

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 06/10/2014

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 5-8

The Naked Bike Ride bares PDX, Shine a Light turns the art museum into a party, Jesse Eisenberg stars in a thriller filmed in Oregon, Colin Meloy talks the Pogues, First Thursday sees sun, and more.

  • By Danielle Klenak, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/05/2014

BOOKS & TALKS

June's Killer Literary Events

LitHop and Poetry Press Week, PDX's best new lit happenings, kick off a crazy month that also includes Tom Robbins, Blumesday, and some local debuts.

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 06/04/2014

FOOD & DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Try a free Tillamook Tillabar every night this week, raise a glass to PDX Beer Week, and don't forget Lardo's Chefwich Smackdown party!

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 06/03/2014

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 28-31

Tickets go on sale for Tom Petty, Beck, and the Avett Brothers; the Decemberists play Castaways and Cutouts in its entirety, Artists Rep Playboy is a theatrical delight, and skeletons sing opera.

  • By Danielle Klenak, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/29/2014

FOOD & DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Tickets for Nomad PDX's pop-up dinner are on sale now—plus Finnriver Cider's gluten-free pairing dinner, Salt & Straw's multi-course marvel, and the 70th Anniversary of Normandy feast at the MAC.

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 05/27/2014

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 22-25

Hugh Laurie serenades you, Lizzy: The Musical and Macbeth cover you in blood, and James Broughton incites you to "follow your own weird" (long before it was a Portland tagline), plus plenty more to fill a Memorial Weekend spent in town.

  • By Danielle Klenak, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/22/2014

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Sink your teeth into dinner parties featuring Finnriver Cider, sweet and savory Salt & Straw ice cream, Lardo's "chefwiches", braised pork cheeks, and much, much more.

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 05/21/2014

EAT HERE NOW

What to Order During St. Jack’s Bar-Only Happy Hour

We celebrate the return of St. Jack's high-class happy hour at the new Northwest Portland location. Artisan pork rinds and fried tripe, anyone?

  • By Danielle Klenak and Allison Jones
  • Published 05/16/2014

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 15-18

A trio of great plays, a trio of great authors (Ursula K. Le Guin, Cheryl Strayed, and Lidia Yuknavitch), and tickets go on sale to Lauryn Hill (sans Fugees trio).

  • By Danielle Klenak, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/15/2014

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Taste the cuisine of Goa, sip rare ancient Chinese beer, relax in the park with some free yoga and drinks, and tour Nob Hill at three mystery restaurants.

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 05/14/2014

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 8-12

The Bridgetown Comedy Festival conquers all, The Pirates of Penzance opens, and Othello and PAM's Venice exhibition close. Heed!

  • By Danielle Klenak and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 05/08/2014

FOOD & DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Celebrate Mother's Day with free ice cream and mimosas, kick off Portland Whiskey Week, sip through wine flights for the Oregon Zoo, and dig into Sushi for a Cure's all-you-can-eat sushi buffet.

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 05/06/2014

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 1–May 4

If you want to laugh, don't miss the Aces. If you want to dress up, shimmy out to Portland Prom. And if you want to geek out, well, May the Fourth be with you.

  • By Danielle Klenak and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 04/30/2014
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