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The Latest in Portland Arts News—Oregon Play Premiere Receives National Acclaim

Plus a hunt for magazine stories, grant time for visual artists, and two resignations on the Portland arts scene.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 08/20/2015


Time-Based Art Festival Field Guide: Closing Weekend

Need help navigating the citywide cavalcade of performance? Look no further than our guide for top shows and up-to-date reviews. Sept 11–21

  • By Aaron Scott and Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/19/2014

TBA:14 Field Notes

THEESatisfaction Kick Off PICA’s T.B.A. Festival with Synchronized Dance Moves

The annual art fest filled its new late-night digs in SE Portland with one of the most engaged, diverse opening crowds yet.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 09/12/2014


Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Chris Israel throws a surf party on PICA's rooftop, Nomad PDX pops up with a celebration of the sunflower, and Portland Meadows hosts a pro BBQ cook-off...get out and eat, folks!

  • By Erica Iannitti
  • Published 08/11/2014


Bright Lights Preview: PICA's Angela Mattox

How the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art's artistic director aims to challenge Rose City audiences.

  • Published 11/01/2013

Time-Based Art Festival 2012

TBA:13 in Reviews

We pick the best (and, ahem, worst) of the festival, plus a recap of all the shows you missed.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 09/26/2013


Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 12-15

Pink Martini gets happy with a free concert, the TBA Festival kicks off with a new home, Portland Center Stage takes on its biggest show ever, and more to see you through the sunshine.

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 09/12/2013


Slide Show: Fall Arts Guide 2013

We asked the arts organizations included in our Fall Arts Guide to step inside the photo booth, and here are their crazy results—–knives, wigs, babies, and all!

  • Published 08/20/2013


PICA Symposium: 'How Do You Mean? Culture in Translation'

The interdisciplinary weekend includes performance, dinner, and dialogue connecting the artistic process to the daily interpretation of ourselves. June 6–9

  • By Sam Coggeshall
  • Published 06/06/2013


Review: Mike Daisey and the Theater of Self-Disclosure

It must be our water: Portland hosts the controversial monologist's world premiere combative non-apology to journalism

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 05/23/2013


Q&A: Mike Daisey on New Show, 'JOURNALISM'

After getting caught in a journalistic scandal over his show about Apple, the monologist writes the industry a love letter in a world premiere on May 21.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/16/2013


PICA's “New Arrangements”

PICA pairs sculptors Michihiro Kosuge and Ned Colclough—a seeming odd couple with elusive but beautiful overlap. Closes May 11.

  • By Sam Coggeshall
  • Published 03/13/2013


PICA Fundraiser for Plazm Founder Josh Berger

Josh Berger shined a national spotlight on many local artists, and now those artist want to help him in a time of need.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 02/14/2013


Breaking: Calligram Foundation Gives PICA $600,000

The new foundation on the block commits a visionary three year award to fund new works and PICA’s core programming.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/29/2013


PICA Announces a New Granting Initiative: the Precipice Fund

PICA and the Andy Warhol Foundation will distribute $75,000 annually to alternative projects and arts collectives.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/22/2013


Top Picks for Arty Holiday Shopping

There's no more memorable a gift than a piece of art or handmade craft. We round up the top places to find them this season.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 12/04/2012


PICA Goes Wild for Mushrooms, Mold, and Yeast

The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art is teaming up with local mushroom experts for a special fungi dinner and free mushroom fair.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 11/02/2012


Time-Based Art Festival Preview

TBA celebrates its 10th birthday with a global lineup, some returning stars, a new curator, and a fancy new late night setup at Washington High School. Here are our picks for Week 1.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 09/06/2012


TBA 2011: First news

Curator Cathy Edwards says “cults, demigods, proselytizing, and fracturing” are the themes for this year’s dynamic September festival of dance, music and, an...

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/03/2011

phile under: TBA 2010

TBA: In The Works!

Setup for TBA 2010 gets underway.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 09/07/2010
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