Q&A: Singer-Songwriter Laura Veirs

Veirs talks about her new album, parenthood, and how living here is a lot like a 'Portlandia' sketch. She plays Doug Fir Oct 5.

09/30/2013 By John Chandler


Q&A: Paul Allen on His Star-Studded Album

The Microsoft co-founder (and Blazers owner) releases a benefit record today with the likes of Joe Walsh, Ann and Nancy Wilson, and Chrissie Hynde. We’re kind of jealous.

08/06/2013 By John Chandler Edited by Aaron Scott


Review: Laura Veirs 'Warp and Weft'

The Portland singer's ninth album crackles with vitality and delicate detail.

08/01/2013 By John Chandler


Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 11–14

Robots! Monsters! Tiki drinks! Cellos! Fruit! Festivals! Pace yourself because there are entirely too many worthy happenings this weekend.

07/11/2013 By John Chandler


Q&A: 'Dork Forest' comedian Jackie Kashian

Podcaster, comic, and writer of erotic fan fiction will be showcasing all of her talents this weekend at Hawthorne Theater.

07/11/2013 By John Chandler


Trailer for Laika's 'The Boxtrolls' Pushes the Definition of Family

Laika's third film is already creating buzz for its celebration of family diversity in its first trailer, arriving at the heels of the repeal of DOMA.

07/10/2013 By John Chandler


Snoop Lion (Dogg?) Tickets On Sale Today!

The rapper-turned-rasta is blunt about his new identity.

07/10/2013 By John Chandler


Review: Wild Ones 'Keep It Safe'

Portland pop-starts Wild Ones kick up some catchy trauma on their new album 'Keep It Safe.' Catch 'em at Mississippi Studios this Friday.

07/02/2013 By John Chandler


The New Hollywood Theatre

Thanks to a trio of film nerds, old is new and bad is good at today's transformed Northeast Portland cinema.

07/01/2013 By John Chandler


Oregon Beer Guide

Your guide to the best of Oregon craft brewing

07/01/2013 With Christian DeBenedetti, Kasey Cordell, John Chandler, Zach Dundas, Aaron Scott, Benjamin Tepler, Marty Patail, and Branden Andersen Edited by Rachel Ritchie


The New Wave of Portland Breweries

We know, it’s hard to keep track of the city’s rapidly spawning microbrewery scene. Start with these five standouts.

07/01/2013 By Kasey Cordell, John Chandler, Zach Dundas, Aaron Scott, and Marty Patail


Portland’s Finest Bottle Shops

The model for the modern bottle shop? One part retail, one part tavern, one part cultural center, and one part luncheon counter.

07/01/2013 By John Chandler


Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 27–30

A creepy and kooky clan, a local standup comic made good, and final performances for a trio of long-running plays are among our weekend highlights.

06/27/2013 By John Chandler


A Fourth of Fun

Fireworks, floating, and family diversions are plentiful over the Fourth of July long weekend.

06/26/2013 By John Chandler


Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 20–23

Cute cats! Classical culture! Fears and phobias! The Builders and the Butchers! It's going to be a busy weekend.

06/19/2013 By John Chandler


PDX Pop Now's Festival Lineup

Y La Bamba, Sons of Huns, Richmond Fontaine, Magic Mouth, Hausu, Sun Angle, and Satin Chaps are among the artists assembled to celebrate the fest's 10-year anniversary.

06/18/2013 By John Chandler


Review: Third Rail's 'A Bright New Boise'

It's the final week of Third Rail Rep's 'A Bright New Boise,' a powerful and provocative play about our commitment to beliefs and the resulting consequences.

06/17/2013 By John Chandler


Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 13–16

Gay pride, Byzantine chants, a Beastie Boys tribute, and a very classy concert with Tony Bennett are on our cultural calendar.

06/13/2013 By John Chandler


Q&A: Eleanor O'Brien's 'Dominatrix For Dummies'

Portland playwright and actress Eleanor O'Brien reprises her one-woman show about a self-help dominatrix at CoHo Theater this weekend.

06/12/2013 By John Chandler


Pickathon Schedule Released

Every moment counts so plan your Pickathon participation carefully!

06/11/2013 Photography by John Chandler