The inaugural Portland Black Music Festival, a slew of new plays, the return of comedian Shane Torres, and a pop-up art museum at Pioneer Courthouse Square—put your weekend pants on.
Rebecca Jacobson, Kailla Coomes, Michelle Porter, and Fiona McCann
ON THE CATWALK
At Time-Based Art’s annual competitive drag spectacle, the stakes (and surrealism) run high. Plus: a dive into the fashion behind Portland’s vogue balls.
Fiona McCann and Eden Dawn
BEST OF THE CITY
We gathered together two decades of Portland's designers and asked them about the past, present, and future of fashion.
Hunter S. Thompson's son gives the lowdown on his gonzo dad, Radiation City hits Mississippi Studios, and old umbrella parts become art. Who needs St. Patrick's Day?
Ramona DeNies and Rebecca Jacobson
Esperanza Spalding reinvents herself, Artists Rep journeys to Africa, and Ghost World author Daniel Clowes debuts a sci-fi love story. Oh, and the Biebs is in town.
Rebecca Jacobson, Ramona DeNies, and Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
From dystopian hip-hop to sexy, space-age doo-wop, five fascinating artists craft a wild new soundtrack for the city.
Thirty-five years after The Shining first hit the big screen, we pay homage to Kubrick's masterpiece with woolly sweaters, plaid flannels, and sinister sisters.
Placemaking nonprofit Know Your City begins new walking tours this May, with a focus on musical history, civil rights, and marginalized communities in Portland.
Explore spring trends like bold stripes, studded sneaks, and denim on denim.
Springs trends star across three generations in our take on the modern family portrait.