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FILM

New Elliott Smith Documentary Combines Unreleased Songs With Memories

35 new interviews make Heaven Adores You one of the most personal portraits of the late singer-songwriter yet.

  • By Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 09/26/2014
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BOOKS & TALKS

Your "Locals Only" Fall Reading List

Four new releases from Portland authors explore fundamentalism, Hollywood, and a retelling of Romeo and Juliet.

  • By Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 09/25/2014
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CONCERTS

Going Solo: A Fall Concert Preview

Some of our favorite bands find new life as solo outings—Bob Mould, GZA, Julian Casablancas—that are coming through town this season.

  • By Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 09/23/2014
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TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tickets to Justin Townes Earle

Justin Townes Earle brings his authentic, personal take on Americana to Portland on Sept 30.

  • By Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 09/08/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept 4–7

The Avett Brothers play Edgefield, opera goes indie with 'The Canticle of the Black Madonna,' chamber music gets folky with Musee Mecanique, and the piano recital gets a makeover with Kathleen Supove.

  • By Schuyler Keenan, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 09/04/2014
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ARTS & CULTURE

Portland Fall Arts Calendar

The can’t-miss shows, events, and festivals that will define Portland’s cultural agenda this season

  • By Schuyler Keenan, Nathan Tucker, Marty Patail, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 09/02/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do Labor Day Weekend 2014

The Oregon Symphony returns to the Waterfront, the Portland Film Festival brings Toby back to 'Labyrinth,' and Art in the Pearl gives you another reason to walk the park blocks on a sunny afternoon.

  • By Schuyler Keenan, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/27/2014
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CONCERTS

Should I Stay or Should I Go? 5 Reasons to Make the Drive to Bumbershoot

Five acts you can only see at Seattle's three-day music, comedy, and theater festival (and three hotels to stay in while you're there). Aug 30–Sept 1

  • By Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 08/25/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 21–24

Chuck Palahniuk puts on his PJs for Bedtime Stories for Adults, Johnny Depp falls for Winona Ryder on the roof of Hotel deLuxe, Beck does whatever he wants at Edgefield, and much more.

  • By Schuyler Keenan, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/21/2014
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CONCERTS

Mimicking Birds Fly Back to the Nest

The melancholic local band returns home after touring with Modest Mouse and releasing its sophomore album to play Mississippi Studios on Friday.

  • By Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 08/14/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 14–17

MFNW 2.0 takes over the waterfront, Dew Tour shreds down Broadway, and the Adult Soapbox Derby barrels down Mount Tabor.

  • By Schuyler Keenan, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/13/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 7–10

Providence Bridge Pedal combines Portland's bikes and bridges, First Thursday hits the streets with art, and the Bite of Oregon reminds you that Portland is one of the best places to be hungry (as if you needed reminding).

  • By Schuyler Keenan, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/07/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 31–Aug 3

Pabst sells tickets to Modest Mouse on the cheap, Pickathon rocks out, and the Great Horror Campout terrifies thrill-seekers for 12 straight hours.

  • By Schuyler Keenan, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 07/31/2014
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CONCERTS

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Run Through Town

The indie darlings play Mississippi Studios on Sunday on the heels of their recent release, 'Only Run,' an electronic departure from the twee guitar riffs that made them famous. We review the album.

  • By Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 07/30/2014
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CONCERT

Pabst Cracks Open a New Music Festival

The makers of Portland's favorite cheap beer bring in Modest Mouse, Violent Femmes, Tears For Fears, and more for a new September festival.

  • By Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 07/29/2014
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Article

Tycho Takes to the Road

One of the biggest names in electronica brings his new full-band sound to the Crystal on Thursday.

  • By Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 07/29/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 24–27

The Big Float braves the Willamette, NWFC screens 'The Royal Tenenbaums,' and Pat Benatar hits the zoo with her best shot.

  • By Schuyler Keenan, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 07/24/2014
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CONCERTS

Local Bands Recap PDX Pop Now!

Anticipations, highlights, and surprises from Summer Cannibals, Wishyunu, Orquestra Pacifico Tropical, Vikesh Kapoor, Psychomagic, and The Cry!

  • By Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 07/24/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 17–20

PDX Pop Now, Purple Rain and Dirty Dancing outdoors at Zidell Yards, the Book of Mormon, the Cathedral Park Jazz Fest. The fun simply doesn't end.

  • By Schuyler Keenan, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 07/17/2014
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CONCERTS

PDX Pop Now: Seven Bands for Seven Genres

Psych surf rock, funk, cumbia, hip-hop, and synth-pop—there's something for everyone at this weekend's PDX Pop Now!

  • By Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 07/16/2014
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