The Wedge, Oregon’s Blowout Cheese Festival, Returns October 1

The state’s greatest dairy creations will assemble under one roof in Southeast Portland.

09/20/2016 By Arlo Voorhees

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept 8–11

The inaugural Portland Black Music Festival, a slew of new plays, the return of comedian Shane Torres, and a pop-up art museum at Pioneer Courthouse Square—put your weekend pants on.

09/08/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson, Kailla Coomes, Michelle Porter, and Fiona McCann


Duran Duran’s John Taylor Stays Up Later Than Most of Portland

Ahead of their MusicfestNW presents Project Pabst show, the British-born bassist holds forth on musical infidelities, and why he's with her.

08/23/2016 By Fiona McCann

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 4–7

Aerialists spinning from the trees. Pink Martini crooning at the zoo. Coney Island photography in the Pearl. Pirouettes (and prima donnas, and Pee-wee, and Prospero) at the park. Ahoy, August.

08/04/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson and Lisa Dunn


Five PDX Pop Now Performers Share Their Festival Picks

Summer Cannibals, Mic Capes, and more pick the bands they're most excited to see.

07/21/2016 By Fiona McCann


Joseph to Buster Keaton’s Oregon-Shot Silent Film: August’s Pop Culture Hot List

The festival, album, book, and film you can’t miss this month

07/12/2016 By Fiona McCann


How the Small-But-Mighty Stumptown Improv Festival Powers Up Portland Comedy

In its third year, the fest promises another killer lineup of improv and sketch from Portland and beyond.

07/12/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson


A Weekend at What the Festival... Or June-uary Strikes Again!

But even cold weather and rain couldn't stop the beats.

06/24/2016 By Marty Patail


What the Festival Is Nearly Bro-Free!

And other true facts ahead of Oregon's funnest little electronic festival.

06/16/2016 By Marty Patail


What the Festival Roars Back For Its 5th Year

Oregon's big little dance party is all grown up.

06/09/2016 By Marty Patail


Five Reasons to Celebrate Portland’s Biggest Plant-Based Booze Fest

60 beer vouchers, seven brands of cold brew, and one meatless butcher shop—find it all at the Vegan Beer & Food Festival on June 11.

05/25/2016 By Molly Woodstock


2016 PDX Jazz Fest: What Would Coltrane Dig?

From Dianne Reeves to Coltrane’s own son Ravi, this month’s citywide jazz spectacular pays tribute to a legend who would have turned 90 this year. These are the shows we think he’d catch.

02/17/2016 By Ramona DeNies


Our 11 Picks for the Portland International Film Festival

From Icelandic sheep farmers to a Hong Kong song-and-dance number, a famed French restaurateur to a surrealist Colin Farrell caper, here are the 11 films at PIFF we’re seriously stoked to see.

02/11/2016 By Fiona McCann and Rebecca Jacobson


The Oregon Truffle Festival Returns with Triple the Truffles

The 2016 festival expands to three weekends and adds truffle boozing.

01/14/2016 By Alex Keith


5 Reasons to Visit the Vegan Beer & Food Festival

Deep-fried cheesesteaks, unlimited pours, and Thao & the Get Down Stay Down. Plus: we're giving away tickets!

09/15/2015 By Molly Woodstock


Top Things to Do This Labor Day Weekend

Winding up summer with the Oregon Symphony's Waterfront Concert, the Portland Film Festival, and Art in the Pearl. And! Ben Harper, Bill Papas, and riot grrrls.

09/02/2015 By Ramona DeNies and Megan Haverman


Out Is Very In At The Portland Film Festival

Our quirky, crazy, super-cool film fest takes over town next week. Start with these seven picks.

08/27/2015 By Ramona DeNies


This Weekend, Do Your Own Hood to Coast

If you didn’t snag your spot in the 197-mile relay spectacle that is Hood to Coast, worry not—we’ve got just the DIY journey for you.

08/25/2015 By Fiona McCann and Rachel Ritchie


35 Picture-Perfect Moments From Musicfest NW

See all the MFNW 2015 action you missed with our slideshow recap.

08/24/2015 With Molly Woodstock


6 Acts We're Excited to See at the Stumptown Improv Festival

Smart, spontaneous, surprising, spoofy, and bound to sell out, this weekend's fest draws improv acts from Los Angeles to New York to share the stage with local talent. Here's who we're ready to laugh at.

08/12/2015 By Allison Jones