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SPOTLIGHT

Portland's Colorful Mural Festival is Changing the Face of the City

Local and international artists take to the streets for the annual Forest for the Trees festival with 15 new murals.

  • By Fiona McCann and Michael Novak
  • Published 07/20/2015
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Editor's Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Apr 16–19

It's Obama! (Ok, Tommy Davidson.) And! Nacho Duato, David Hockney, Prokofiev, and some very naughty puppets.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 04/16/2015
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TAKE FLIGHT

Nation's Tallest Cuckoo Clock Now at Portland Airport

Tick tock on the clock.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/23/2014
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ART

Portland Windows Shine a Light on Ai Weiwei's Alcatraz Art

What do a Chinese dissident, America’s most notorious federal prison, and energy-conscious Portland homeowners have in common?

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/03/2014
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ARCHITECTURE

Exclusive First Look: Inside PNCA's Stunning New Building by Allied Works

We get a tour of the college's new central hub—set to open in January—and are the first to see the atrium lit by the incredible skylight.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/09/2014
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BOOKS & TALKS

Taxidermy Like You've Never Seen It Before

Artist Robert Marbury shares picks from his guide to rogue taxidermy art, which includes PDX artist Peter Gronquist. Oct 13.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 10/09/2014
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VISUAL ART

Upfor Gallery Celebrates Its First Year with Art Superstar Ryan Trecartin

The nascent digital art gallery presents one of the most consequential artists working today. Thru Sept 27

  • By Sarah Ostaszewski
  • Published 09/18/2014
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ARTS CALENDAR

Looking Forward to the 2014/2015 Arts Season

Consider this your arts season cliffhanger: a look at what's to come when your favorite arts orgs come back from summer vacation.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 07/01/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 5-8

The Naked Bike Ride bares PDX, Shine a Light turns the art museum into a party, Jesse Eisenberg stars in a thriller filmed in Oregon, Colin Meloy talks the Pogues, First Thursday sees sun, and more.

  • By Danielle Klenak, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/05/2014
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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
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CULTUREPHILE

5 Portland Arts Ensembles With Global Followings

We may take them for granted, but some of Portland’s best artists and ensembles are beloved around the world.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/01/2014
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LONG STORY SHORT

Glenda Goldwater, Portland's Bon Vivant

Go to an arts event: an experimental performance, a symphony gala, or the latest gallery opening. You’ll nearly always see Glenda Goldwater, impeccably dressed, white hair reaching above the crowd, horn-rimmed glasses turning her eyes into a diptych.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 05/01/2014
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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
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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
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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
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PHOTOGRAPHY SLIDE SHOW

Arthur Hitchcock Walked Across America. You Should See the Photos.

At age 19, the photographer set off on a 4100-mile trek across the continent—and the American soul. His show opens with presentations on Apr 2 & 3.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/26/2014
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SLIDE SHOW

A Portland Artist's Mindboggling Buckminster Fuller Book

Cole Gerst's Kickstarter-funded tome celebrates the inventor's radical vision of home, design, and society.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/03/2014
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Slideshow

Portland Artist Cole Gerst's Amazing Buckminster Fuller Book

The Kickstarter-funded 'Poet of Geometry' explores the great inventor's radical, mind-blowing work.

  • Published 02/28/2014
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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.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 01/30/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do this Weekend: Jan 2–5

Not worn out from the holidays? Then catch the last week of the art museum's Samurai and Contemporary NW Art exhibitions and the first week of two new film festivals.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 12/30/2013
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