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DIY Culture

Portland’s Indie Print Mecca Must Move—Again. Can the IPRC Survive?

Faced with quadruple rent, the beloved DIY institution is on the quest for a new home.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/13/2016

ARTS NEWS

Imago Theatre to Sell Longtime Home Just off E Burnside

Another piece of Old Portland gone? The artist duo behind Frogz is ready to sell their Buckman neighborhood stronghold—a building now valued at more than $1 million.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 07/12/2016

TV

The Twin Peaks Cast List Is Out and Eddie Vedder Is on It

This is, excuse me, a damn fine list of actors.

  • By Margaret Seiler
  • Published 04/25/2016

ARTS NEWS

PICA Lands a New Home in Northeast Portland

The contemporary and experimental art presenter has been given a 16,000-square-foot warehouse just off N Williams Ave.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 04/21/2016

PDX INDEX

Are Portlanders Paying the Arts Tax? (Not really.)

And where’s that money going, anyway?

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 03/25/2016

SPRING ARTS

Can Portland Artists Survive the City’s New Gilded Age?

A property boom means mass evictions and escalating rents. What does that mean for our creative scene?

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 03/01/2016

ART AND CRAFT

Portland's Museum of Contemporary Craft to Close Its Davis Street Doors

The oldest continuously running craft institution in the United States is on the move, finding a new home in the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design.

  • By Alex Keith
  • Published 02/04/2016

2016 ELECTION

Promises, Promises: Five City Government Candidates on the Arts

Is the arts an election issue? Portland's mayoral and City Council candidates showed their cards on culture at a packed debate on Tuesday.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/28/2016

ART

The "World's Greatest Cat Painting" Is Coming to the Portland Art Museum

Long before the masses shared their cat photos on Facebook, aristocrats commissioned oil paintings.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 01/22/2016

NEWS

This Portland Singer Is Going to ISIS-Controlled Syria for a Peace Concert

He calls himself the “Peace Troubadour,” and has sung in Iraq and Bosnia. Now he's bringing his classical guitar to Syria to "sing prayers of peace."

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 01/14/2016

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Powell's Expands on Hawthorne

Plus: Portland Art Museum promises Warhol and Rodin, and Pickathon starts the party.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/14/2016

DESIGN

Can Mobile Apps Be Art?

One pioneering PCC course thinks so.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/31/2015

NEWS

Facing Closure, 'Know Your City' Transitioning to Volunteer Model, Raising Emergency Funds

The 6-year-old social justice non-profit seeks to raise $12,000 to survive 2016.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/21/2015

CITY NEWS

North Portland’s Iconic Paul Bunyan Statue is Finally Getting Some Love

Oregon’s only historic roadside attraction needs more than a new coat of paint.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/10/2015

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Bitch Media’s New Writers Fellowships

Plus Artists Rep's ambitious new musical, Cuba Libre, extends its planned run ahead of opening night.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 10/08/2015

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Loch Lomond, Third Angle, and More

Loch Lomond's new tune, Third Angle's green move, RACC's Fellowship Award winners and a shout-out for the elfishly-inclined...

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/24/2015

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News: Patti Smith and A Major Real Estate Bummer for Local Artists

Get your Patti Smith tickets stat! Plus Towne Storage Building's closure, a free Cuban music concert, a new playwright commission, and a toy sale at Portland Children's Museum.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/17/2015

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Wordstock's Kick-Ass Literary Line-Up

Plus a chance to sing with the Portland Opera, two local theater companies bag national awards, and a brand new Divers video to kick–start your weekend.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/10/2015

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News

The 'Gusbandry' web series premieres at the Portland Film Festival on Friday. Plus good news for Portland's arts community: there's a new theater space coming to Old Town this fall.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/03/2015

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Toby Froud In New Gallery Show

Plus a Portland musician's five-year court battle, last call for OBA submissions, Post5's team change and new shows of Disney on Ice Presents Frozen.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 08/27/2015
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