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THE ESSENTIALS

November's Pop Culture Hot List

The show, the book, the band, and the comic book that you can’t miss this month.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 10/19/2015

TRACK STAR

Why Indie Rock's Hottest Tickets Send Their Songs to RAC

The Portland-based remix pro is harnessing the power of other artists voices to make his own music. And he's bringing it home to the Crystal Ballroom tonight.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 10/19/2015

MUSIC AND SCIENCE

Can Chamber Music Save the World?

A string quartet collaborates with an environmental physicist to get audiences thinking about climate change.

  • By Katelyn Best
  • Published 10/12/2015

MUSIC

Dream of the '70s: Portland’s Ultimate Punk Rock Playlist

Veteran Portland rocker Mark Sten has written a new book documenting Portland’s punk apex in the late seventies and early eighties. We put together a Sten-inspired playlist in homage.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 10/08/2015

TROPHY CASE

8 Winning Tech, Home, and Gadget Finds in Local Design

From the coolest cooler to eco-friendly toothbrushes, these Portland-designed goods will elevate your surroundings.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 10/05/2015

JUST BECAUSE

Our Favorite Oregon Songs

Charting the inspiration of musicians who have loved our state since 1960.

  • By Emma Mannheimer
  • Published 10/05/2015

MUSIC

This is What Happens When You Strip a Piano to Its Elemental Parts

Classical pianist Jennifer Wright has found a new instrument—an old piano, stripped to its bare parts, played with everything from shot glasses to wire brushes.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 10/01/2015

HOT TICKETS

Here Are the 5 Can’t-Miss Jazz Events of Fall

A drum roll, please, for the season's hottest jazz tickets. These are the amazing shows that score autumnal bliss in the city.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 09/30/2015

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept 24–27

Blackalicious and Beth Hart, the Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi meets the Forbeses at LiveWire!'s season opener, and fall theater starts up with a passion.

  • By Brandon Staley and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 09/24/2015

SHOP LOCAL

Portland's Best Bookstores that Aren't Powell's

Find your personal page paradise with our guide to the city's under-the-radar literary hideaways—plus a few record shops to further your analog bliss.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/21/2015

MUSIC

Kraftwerk Brings Music Non Stop to Portland

Music, multimedia, video, and theater: Kraftwerk is bringing it all to the Keller for a 3D spectacle.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/17/2015

MUSIC

Win Tickets to Ben Folds at the Roseland

The smooth-voiced, piano-playing singer-songwriter is back with a new album—in collaboration with a chamber music ensemble—and plays at the Roseland Theater on September 15.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/10/2015

MUSIC

10 Reasons We Should All Have a Crush on Brandi Carlile

The Seattle native is in town this weekend for two nights of concerts on the Edgefield lawn. Didn't get tickets? Click through some live videos and spend some time getting to know Brandi Carlile a little better.

  • By Alex Madison and Allison Jones
  • Published 09/09/2015

VIDEO

Corrina Repp's New Video Is Froot Looped Crazy

The new Portland-made video for Corinna Repp's song "Woods" has just been released, and it's all kinds of crazy. We talked to local video maker Jay Winebrenner about the loopy logic behind it, and why it features women with Froot Loops on their faces.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/01/2015

MUSIC

Listen to The Lonesome Billies' New Track (And Find Out Why They're Portland's Answer to the Spice Girls)

From seeds to tumbleweeds, Portland's own Lonesome Billies delivers classic country with an edge. So what's with the Spice Girls comparison? 

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 08/27/2015

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

MUSIC

The Pros and Cons of the New, Mostly-Instrumental Album from 'Battles'

We caught up with Battles’ Ian Williams ahead of the band's MusicFestNW appearance on Saturday and to find out what organic chicken has to do with music.

  • By Brandon Staley
  • Published 08/20/2015

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Unknown Mortal Orchestra on Seth Meyers

Plus NW Dance Project’s Ching Ching Wong’s major national award, and last call for POWFest submissions.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 08/13/2015

MUSIC

From 1967–2015: Ural Thomas Then And Now

Ural Thomas is releasing a new version of his hit "Pain is the Name of Your Game" over 50 years after it first came out. The new track—recorded with The Pain— is a departure from the 1967 original. It's not all that's changed between then and now...

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 08/11/2015

MUSIC

Listen to The Fourth Wall's New Album Right Here, Right Now

Portland band The Fourth Wall has a new album out on Friday, and we’ve got a sneak preview here for your streaming pleasure.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/30/2015
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