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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

BOOKS & TALKS

Two Debut Portland Authors Win Raves from the New York Times and NPR

David Shafer’s 'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot' and Chris Leslie-Hynan’s 'Ride Around Shining' just might be the reads of the summer. Both authors read at Powell’s this week.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/05/2014

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 10–13

Wes's World takes us on a trek through cinema history, hundreds gather to watch the World Cup finals, and 'The Book of Mormon' takes a stab at everything sacred.

  • By Schuyler Keenan, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 07/10/2014

BOOKS AND TALKS

6 Things We Learned from Christine McKinley's Physics for Rock Stars

McKinley teaches us how to make the laws of the universe work in our favor in her new book—or, at least explains a thing or two our high school teachers failed to. Book Release Party June 15

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 06/12/2014

BOOKS & TALKS

June's Killer Literary Events

LitHop and Poetry Press Week, PDX's best new lit happenings, kick off a crazy month that also includes Tom Robbins, Blumesday, and some local debuts.

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 06/04/2014

CULTUREPHILE

Local Author's Robot Apocalypse Takes Over the World

Author Daniel H. Wilson has won legions of fans with his provocative tales of robot uprisings.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 05/29/2014

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

BIG PICTURE

Tea and Circumstantial Evidence

Once a month, a bunch of nice ladies (and a few gents) gather for Chinese food and civilized banter about violent crime.

  • By Angela Sanders
  • Published 05/01/2014

READ EM AND EAT

New Book Explores Portland Food Cart Stories

Discover the history behind the city's most esteemed food carts from Portland-based food truck fan Steven Shomler in his new book.

  • By Brooke Bass
  • Published 04/22/2014

BOOKS AND TALKS

Ian Doescher Returneth to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

The PDX author of NYT-bestseller "William Shakespeare’s Star Wars" talks about the sequel and giving the space worm a soliloquy. "The Empire Striketh Back" comes out today.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 03/18/2014

BOOKS & TALKS

Oregon Book Awards: Winners and Winners

Recapping the state's literary Oscars: the wins, the surprises, the speeches, the champagne in the shower. It's all here.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/18/2014

Books & Talks

Tom Spanbauer: The Godfather of Portland's Writing Scene

Local authors Cheryl Strayed, Chelsea Cain, Monica Drake, and others tell us why Spanbauer is at the heart of Portland's literary world.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/13/2014

DISPATCH

Let Us Now Praise Famous Dead Readers

The Personal Libraries Library (Portland’s most unusual literary collection) re-creates bygone bookshelves.

  • By Marco España
  • Published 03/03/2014

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

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

THE SEASON IN ARTS AND CULTURE

PoMo's Guide to Spring's World-Class Arts Events

Once, Portlanders had to travel to New York or LA for top-shelf dance, music, visual arts, and theater. As this season’s lineup reveals, now we’re the destination.

  • By Nathan Tucker, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/27/2014

BOOKS & TALKS

Binge on Books at These March Literary Events

This month is a windfall of book and storytelling events, including the Oregon Books Awards, Smallpressapalooza, and Everybody Reads with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

  • By Kristin Leigh
  • Published 02/26/2014

POETRY

Portland's Latest Prize-Winning Poet Remembers William Stafford

National Book Award winner Mary Szybist reflects on Oregon's verse icon.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 02/03/2014

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

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
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