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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

EVENTS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 20–23

Cute cats! Classical culture! Fears and phobias! The Builders and the Butchers! It's going to be a busy weekend.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 06/19/2013

STYLE SPOTLIGHT

Dracula in Dior

A new book poses the question: If the Devil Can Wear Prada, Shouldn't Dracula Wear Dior?

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 06/12/2013

COMEDY

Q&A: Comedian Jen Kirkman

The 'Chelsea Lately' costar and newly minted best-selling author talks divorce, kids, and comedy. She performs Sat at Live Wire and the Hollywood Theatre.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 05/29/2013
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