Apartment Therapy

Portland development firm CE John builds a new kind of rental, with high design and history in mind.

11/01/2013 By Randy Gragg


Workplace Tips from the Pros

What three stand-outs from Oregon Business Magazine's “100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon” can teach us about building a great workplace.

10/01/2013 By Randy Gragg


Tending Tradition at the Portland Japanese Garden

The world-class garden's CEO Steve Bloom and curator Sadafumi Uchiyama seek to reinvent an exquisite, endangered art.

10/01/2013 By Randy Gragg Photography by Ashley Anderson

Time-Based Art 2013

TBA Review: Karen Sherman

Despite hints of promise, “One with Others” might have been better left in the rehearsal studio. Sun at 4:30

09/22/2013 By Randy Gragg

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA Review: Bouchra Ouizguen

The Moroccan choreographer conjures a world unto itself. Sat at 8:30

09/21/2013 By Randy Gragg

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Campagnie Nacera Belaza

Day 8: The French-Algerian choreographer's dance asks a lot of the audience, but rewards with its rigorous trance. Thru Sept 22

09/20/2013 Photography by Randy Gragg

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA Review: Third Angle New Music

Day 6: As the music rises, spins, and scatters in pitch darkness, it's easy to imagine what it's like to fly with the swifts. Thru Sept 19

09/18/2013 By Randy Gragg

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Linda Austin/David Eckard

Day 4: Two local TBA veterans team up for the first time in a risky effort at fusing dance and sculpture. Thru Sept. 18

09/16/2013 By Randy Gragg


Visionary Photographer Robert Adams Turns His Lens on Oregon

A new exhibition explores how the legendary landscape photographer portrays a changing west—and his own convictions.

09/03/2013 By Randy Gragg


Fall Arts Preview: The New Class

Introducing the city's new wave of acclaimed arts leaders, along with our picks for the season's best shows.

09/03/2013 By Randy Gragg, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, and Claire Gordon Edited by Aaron Scott


Introducing Our New Editors

Meet Portland Monthly's executive editors Rachel Ritchie and Zach Dundas.

09/03/2013 By Randy Gragg

Architecture + Slide Show

First Look: PNCA’s ArtHouse

The Powell Family and PNCA build a well-lit dorm, inside and out. It will also house the boutique TOC and a new all-ages arts cafe. Review + Slide Show

08/29/2013 By Randy Gragg


The Father of Oregon's State Parks

How Samuel Boardman preserved—and created—Oregon's statewide green spaces

08/01/2013 By Randy Gragg


The Portland Pulitzers

As the Oregonian sheds reporters and editors*, we bestow the first (and last) awards for the journalistic voices Portland will miss.

08/01/2013 By Randy Gragg


Review: Lucy Skaer at Yale Union (YU)

The decorated UK sculptor’s impossibly long titled show is YU’s most ambitious yet. But does it come up short? Thru Sept 12

07/30/2013 By Randy Gragg


The Future of Centennial Mills

A look at one of the most tantalizing and problematic development sites in the region

07/01/2013 By Randy Gragg


MOCC's Object Focus: The Bowl

The Museum of Contemporary Craft’s enjoyable exhibition focuses on the humble, everyday object.

07/01/2013 By Randy Gragg


Zenger Farm Grows Community Ties

In a messy part of the city, an urban farm grows connections between families and fresh food.

06/03/2013 By Randy Gragg


New Heights

How one talented staffer has shaped the pages of Portland Monthly.

06/03/2013 By Randy Gragg


A Tribute to a Portland Monthly Friend

Stephen Person, 28, lived a short but creative and giving life

05/31/2013 By Randy Gragg