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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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COMEDY

Q&A: Getting R-Rated with SNL's Norm MacDonald

The legendary SNL comedian rants about homeless guys, his SNL sketches that never made it on air, and more. Apr 23–26

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/23/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 17-20

Watch ballerina Alison Roper's last dance, laugh till you hurt with Chelsea Handler, catch the best of the NW Filmmakers' Fest, and dive into Theatre Vertigo's pool (no water)—just watch your head!

  • By Danielle Klenak and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 04/17/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Mar 13–16

Zombies in love, XRAY.fm launch party, steamy tango, ticket alerts, and Live Wire turns 10 with Fred Armisen, Sherman Alexie, and Sallie Ford and her new band.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/13/2014
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CULTUREPHILE

Four Hot Portland Comedy Acts

Our stand-up shows are packed, our sketch troupes are breaking the rules, and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival attracts big names from around the country.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/13/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 16-19

Benedict Cumberbatch plays Frankenstein, Itzhak Perlman rocks the fiddle, FOCM turns 75, and a slew of new plays open at PCS, Profile, Vertigo, and Coho. How can we possibly do it all?!

  • By Erik Maurer and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 01/15/2014
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MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: January 2014

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Jerry Seinfeld to a ’90s teen heartthrob

  • By Matty Newton
  • Published 01/02/2014
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THEATER

Taking On Michael Frayn's 'Noises Off'

Mapping 20 seconds of craziness from a famous farce

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/02/2013
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INTERVIEW

Q&A: Director John Waters on Christmas

The infamous filmmaker hits PDX with his one-man holiday bonanza. But first, he tells us about loving Justin Bieber, why Santa is gay, and 'Portlandia.' Dec 6

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/18/2013
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 14-17

Green Day takes theater to the suburbs, Margaret Cho slaps you around, and Nine Inch Nails does, well, whatever NIN wants to do. Plus, photos of puppies mid-shake!

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 11/13/2013
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COMEDY

Q&A: Comedian Andy Kindler

The 'Late Show' correspondent and voice of Mort on 'Bob's Burgers' talks about the state of comedy, comparing Adam Carolla to Hitler, and former Portland comics. Oct 24–26

  • By Jamison Taffel
  • Published 10/24/2013
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COMEDY

Q&A: The Daily Show’s Samantha Bee

We talk with the comedian about which correspondent she’d most likely eat and talking to dead people. Plus, we're giving away tickets to her Oct 25 show!

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/22/2013
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Oct 17-20

Indie bands hijack the symphony, female comics conquer the stage, OBT infiltrates your dreams, and Turkey commandeers Rambo. It's a weekend of artistic invasions!

  • By Nathan Tucker, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/17/2013
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Comedy

Review: Bob Odenkirk and David Cross

Despite the revelation that there’ll be no ‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff, the night careened through hilarious ‘Mr. Show’–style sketches.

  • By Robert Ham
  • Published 09/30/2013
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COMEDY

Q&A: Comedian Todd Barry Like You’ve Never Seen Him

On his “Crowd Work” tour, the noted comedian makes an entire show out of audience interaction. Sept 20

  • By Jamison Taffel
  • Published 09/17/2013
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TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tickets to Lily Tomlin on Saturday

The versatile and decorated actress and comedian revisits the classics that made her famous in a benefit for Our House. We've got two tickets to give away.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 09/05/2013
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 8–11

Hit the bridges on your bike, feast on Oregon's finest, meet a Malaysian superstar, and collide with something beautiful this weekend.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff and Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/07/2013
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COMEDY

Exit Interview: Portland As F***'s Ian Karmel

We talk with the city's best-known comic about his imminent move to L.A., the prospects for local comedy, and the 3 Portland-As-F*** things he'll miss most.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/01/2013
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COMEDY

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.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 07/11/2013
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EVENTS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 27–30

A creepy and kooky clan, a local standup comic made good, and final performances for a trio of long-running plays are among our weekend highlights.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 06/27/2013
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