THEATER REVIEW

Review: Third Rail’s Midsummer

The “Play with Songs” offers a genuinely hilarious script and intensely likeable performances. Thru Apr 19

04/07/2014 By Nathan Tucker

DANCE SPOTLIGHT

Northwest Dance Project's Super Trouper

Over the past decade, dancers like Ching Ching Wong have led Northwest Dance Project to international success.

03/26/2014 By Nathan Tucker

BIG PICTURE

The Rise of the Portland Mercado

How the Hacienda Community Development Corporationaims plans to turn a Southeast Foster neighborhood eyesore into a Hispanic hub

03/03/2014 By Nathan Tucker

THE SEASON IN ARTS AND CULTURE

PoMo's Guide to Spring's World-Class Arts Events

Once, Portlanders had to travel to New York or LA for top-shelf dance, music, visual arts, and theater. As this season’s lineup reveals, now we’re the destination.

02/27/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott With Jonathan Frochtzwajg and Nathan Tucker

Weekend Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 27-Mar 2

Portlandia premieres, Wynton Marsalis blows through town, and retrospectives kick off for both Studio Ghibli and Burt Lancaster. In other words, something for everyone.

02/27/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Nathan Tucker

MUSIC PREVIEW

Ages and Ages' "Divisionary" Is a Sophomore Salute to Perseverance

The local band's anthemic folk-pop channels past and present obstacles into soaring triumphalism. Mar 1 at Mississippi Studios

02/25/2014 By Nathan Tucker

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Roe and Sweedeedee Crack GQ's Best New Restaurants List

The mens' magazine's famously stuffy critic gives some love to two very different Portland establishments.

02/20/2014 By Nathan Tucker

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 20-23

The PDX Jazz Festival lures local and national talent, PIFF extends its run, and two local theater companies tackle heavy subject matter.

02/20/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Nathan Tucker

THEATER

Review: Corrib Theatre's "A Night In November"

The new Irish theater company's one man show examines Ireland's history of sectarian violence through the lens of soccer fans. Thru Mar 5

02/19/2014 By Nathan Tucker

MUSIC

Our Picks for the PDX Jazz Festival

From Feb 20–Mar 2, jazz luminaries and emerging local and national acts swing, sing, and shred their way across the city.

02/17/2014 By Nathan Tucker

BEER BULLETIN

Not Your Granddaddy's Coffee Beer

While the majority of Oregon's bottled and canned coffee beers are standard stouts and porters, here are three that sit slightly off the beaten path.

02/14/2014 By Nathan Tucker

WEEKEND PICKS

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

BEER BULLETIN

Zwickelmania Hits Oregon this Saturday

An expected 100 breweries across the state will open their doors to the public for free tours and tastings at the event organized by the Oregon Brewers Guild.

02/11/2014 By Nathan Tucker

Theater

Review: ART's "The Monster-Builder"

The world premiere's overblown parody provides some unexpectedly adventurous comedy, but fails to satisfyingly address its themes. Thru Mar 2

02/05/2014 By Nathan Tucker

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 30–Feb 2

Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis release Wildwood's finale, Dweezil Zappa plays dad's old songs, and Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre takes on an even older Norse legend.

01/30/2014 By Nathan Tucker

TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tickets to Amos Lee and Black Prairie

The folk-soul crooner comes to the Schnitz with the local Americana mavens in support on Feb 16.

01/28/2014 By Nathan Tucker

SNEAK PEEK

Bunk Alberta Readies to Launch

Tommy Habetz and Nick Wood prepare to open for business at the newest location of their sandwich empire.

01/28/2014 By Nathan Tucker

MENU WATCH

Taste Test: Little Bird's New Bistro Burger

Gabriel Rucker's downtown French bistro switches up their menu. How does the new burger stand up to the Le Pigeon classic?

01/24/2014 By Nathan Tucker

THEATER

Review: PCS's "Chinglish"

Portland Center Stage's comedy about cultural and linguistic miscommunication is a one-joke pony. It entertains, but underwhelms. Thru Feb 9

01/23/2014 By Nathan Tucker

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 23–26

Art from "The X-Files," dance from the emergency room, theater from "Friday Night Lights." This weekend Portland finds its inspiration.

01/22/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Nathan Tucker