Carrie Brownstein: The New Icon of Oregon Feminism

From punk rock to Portlandia to her forthcoming memoir, one of Oregon's biggest superstars opens up about what (and who) inspires her. PLUS: A behind-the-scenes video of our cover shoot.

02/05/2015 By Rachel Ritchie


Carrie Brownstein on Lena Dunham, 'Girls,' and 'Portlandia'

Riot grrrls meets 'Girls" on Oct 19 as the 'Portlandia' star and former Sleater-Kinney guitarist talks with the star of HBO’s 'Girls' about her new book.

10/13/2014 By Aaron Scott


'Portlandia' Scores Six Emmy Nominations, Plus Lena Dunham Chats 'Girls' with Carrie Brownstein

Portlandia joins the big leagues, including best supporting actor for Fred Armisen, and Lena Dunham from 'Girls' comes to town to talk with riot grrrl Carrie Brownstein.

07/15/2014 By Schuyler Keenan


Q&A: 'Dork Forest' comedian Jackie Kashian

Podcaster, comic, and writer of erotic fan fiction will be showcasing all of her talents this weekend at Hawthorne Theater.

07/11/2013 By John Chandler


Portlandia Season 3: The Best and Worst So Far

Let's get caught up with the continuing adventures of Fred and Carrie.

01/31/2013 By John Chandler


Ticket Alert: John Wesley Harding's Cabinet of Wonders

An all-star fundraiser for Children's Cancer Association with k.d. lang, Colin Meloy, Carrie Brownstein, Ben Gibbard, Peter Buck, and more!

01/09/2013 By John Chandler


Download the Portlandia Winter Special for Free

Portlandia chases away the gray with its “non-denominational, optionally religious winter holiday celebration timed around the solstice." Plus, SNL’s Bobby Moynihan.

12/20/2012 By Aaron Scott


Portlandia Visits Springfield

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein guest star in Sunday's "The Simpsons" as cool parents from Portland. Also appearing: The Decemberists.

12/05/2012 By John Chandler


Interview with Portlandia's Carrie Brownstein

In preview of the new season, we talk with the Portlandia's co-creater and co-star, Carrie Brownstein, about the reaction Portlandia's garnered across the country, and about what's new in Season 3.

08/31/2012 By Aaron Scott and Eden Dawn

We Heart Video

Behind the Scenes of Our Portlandia Shoot!

Have a good look at the most fun photo shoot of the year.

12/20/2011 By Eden Dawn

Behind the Scenes

Video: Behind the Scenes of Our Portlandia Shoot

Have a good look at the most fun photo shoot of the year.

12/20/2011 By Eden Dawn

Q & A

Portlandia Stylist Wins an Emmy

Local wardrobe stylist Amanda Needham gets a gold statue.

09/14/2011 By Eden Dawn

news flash

Casting for a Wild Flag Video & Portlandia

Carrie Brownstein (possibly) wants you.

07/01/2011 By Anne Adams