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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

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

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

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

POSTSCRIPT

Reasons to Complain About Portland

From brunch lines to our terrible drivers, we balance our May issue love fest with a little bit of whine.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 05/01/2014

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

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 24-27

Don't miss OBT dancer Alison Roper's final performance, the Red Dress Party, SNL comic Norm MacDonald, or tickets to Broken Bells, the Head and the Heart, and the Oregon Zoo Concerts.

  • By Danielle Klenak and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 04/24/2014

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 17-20

Watch ballerina Alison Roper's last dance, laugh till you hurt with Chelsea Handler, catch the best of the NW Filmmakers' Fest, and dive into Theatre Vertigo's pool (no water)—just watch your head!

  • By Danielle Klenak and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 04/17/2014

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 10-13

TEDx Portland, Cthulhu, unicorns, boxing dancers, tough guys reading poetry, and the Breast Variety Show Ever. Stay weird, Portland. (Also, Justin Timberlake tickets!)

  • By Danielle Klenak and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 04/10/2014

Weekend Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 3–6

First Thursday, Photo Month, free Pink Martini concert in Pioneer Square, all-star rock benefit, and dance projected on a 50-foot downtown wall. The weekend gets fancy.

  • By Danielle Klenak and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 04/03/2014

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Mar 27–30

Cirque du Soleil opens, the Eagles go on sale, Grimm star David Giuntoli haunts Live Wire, Chanticleer takes a sonic voyage from Joni Mitchell to Johnny Cash, and so much more.

  • By Danielle Klenak and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 03/27/2014

OFF THE RECORD

Sandwich Headline Puns That Could Have Been

A behind-the-scenes look at groan-worthy sandwich issue titles that didn't make the cut.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 03/04/2014

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.

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

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.

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

SPORTS

Portland Monthly's Super Bowl Predictions

Sunday's Big Game is only a few days away. We asked our staff to pick the winner.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 01/29/2014

BOOK & TALKS

February's Lit and Storytelling Events

There’s a lot of book love to go around this month, from lit-power couple Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis to international author Isabel Allende to the bday bash for William Stafford.

  • By Kristin Leigh and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 01/29/2014

PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL

Fertile Ground Field Guide 2014

Portland’s theater and dance stages erupt in a rambunctious cornucopia of new works. Jan 23–Feb 2

  • By Ally Bordas and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 01/23/2014

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.

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

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 16-19

Benedict Cumberbatch plays Frankenstein, Itzhak Perlman rocks the fiddle, FOCM turns 75, and a slew of new plays open at PCS, Profile, Vertigo, and Coho. How can we possibly do it all?!

  • By Erik Maurer and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 01/15/2014

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Dec 5-8

Holiday shows continue to launch, First Thursday ignores the chill, and three veteran bands show rock isn't just for the kids.

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/05/2013
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