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TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tickets to See John Oliver

The HBO host/comedian brings his British snark to Portland for two shows at the Keller on November 22.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 11/05/2014

COMEDY

Comedian Shane Torres, The Exit Interview

Funnyman Shane Torres is heading for New York. We took a moment to say goodbye—and ask what his worst Portland moment was.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 10/06/2014

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 14–17

MFNW 2.0 takes over the waterfront, Dew Tour shreds down Broadway, and the Adult Soapbox Derby barrels down Mount Tabor.

  • By Schuyler Keenan, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/13/2014

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

COMEDY

What’s in a Name: Bath Night (Because It Sure Beats Angel Tit)

Comedian Sean McGrath explains the difficulty of naming a sketch comedy show—and the five names he rejected. Aug 8–30

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/06/2014

COMEDY

New Comedy Takes Marriage Seriously

Produced by the cofounder of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Jason Nash is Married offers a hilarious—and profound—look at marriage. Released June 24

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/19/2014

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

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

COMEDY

Guide to Bridgetown Comedy Festival

With over 200 comics, the fest offers funny for every taste. We offer five itineraries: big names, rough and raunchy, mom-friendly, LOL ladies, and up-and-comers.

  • By Maya Seaman
  • Published 04/28/2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

THEATER

Taking On Michael Frayn's 'Noises Off'

Mapping 20 seconds of craziness from a famous farce

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/02/2013

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

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

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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