The Decemberists' style maker and children's book artist pens a new picture book on "homes"—from beehives and birds’ nests to undersea palaces and space stations.
How to prove a city supports one of its biggest bands? Give them an official day, a collaborative art project, and swarm them with adoration.
Eden Dawn and Cervante Pope
The local indie kings return from a four-year absence with an infectious, eclectic album that reveals a band all grown up. Out Jan 20
ARTS & CULTURE
The Decemberists release a new album, pop culture meets Chekov, and Chamber Music Northwest brings back record-breaking numbers of classical fans
Aaron Scott and Matthew Schonfeld
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.
BOOK & TALKS
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.
Portland Monthly Staff and Kristin Leigh
The Crystal Ballroom closes its centennial with one of Portland's favorite songwriters on Jan 21.
Sara Matarazzo, Chris Funk, and a budding local cluster of music connoisseurs are making Portland a capital for a new music industry, one ad at a time.
A pair of benefit shows will raise money to help Portland musician Pete Krebs with medical bills.
An all-star fundraiser for Children's Cancer Association with k.d. lang, Colin Meloy, Carrie Brownstein, Ben Gibbard, Peter Buck, and more!