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Music

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.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 08/23/2016

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.

  • By Lisa Dunn and Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 08/04/2016

MUSIC

Five PDX Pop Now Performers Share Their Festival Picks

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

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/21/2016

THE ESSENTIALS

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

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/12/2016

PERFORMANCE

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.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 07/12/2016

MUSIC

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

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

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/24/2016

MUSIC

What the Festival Is Nearly Bro-Free!

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

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/16/2016

MUSIC

What the Festival Roars Back For Its 5th Year

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

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/09/2016

GOOD EATS

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.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 05/25/2016

PDX JAZZ FEST

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.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 02/17/2016

FILM

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.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson and Fiona McCann
  • Published 02/11/2016

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

The Oregon Truffle Festival Returns with Triple the Truffles

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

  • By Alex Keith
  • Published 01/14/2016

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

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!

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 09/15/2015

POMO PICKS

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.

  • By Megan Haverman and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 09/02/2015

FILM FESTIVAL

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.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 08/27/2015

SUMMER GUIDE

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.

  • By Fiona McCann and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 08/25/2015

THE MORNING AFTER

35 Picture-Perfect Moments From Musicfest NW

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

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 08/24/2015

COMEDY

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.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 08/12/2015

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Five 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!

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 08/04/2015

POSTSCRIPT

Which Northwest Summer Festival Is Too Naked For You?

Clothed or unclothed? Free or super spendy? We'll help you find the food, music, or cultural festival that fits your style and budget.

  • Published 05/26/2015
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