NOD TO NOSTALGIA

10 Unforgettable Moments from 2013

We look back on a year of Portland theater, books, music, and comedy—plus a naked bike ride to remember.

12/02/2013

THEATER

Review: PCS’s ‘Twist Your Dickens’

We review PCS’s new spin on the Christmas classic from the viewpoints of both Tiny Tim and Scrooge. Thru Dec 22

11/27/2013 By Cari Johnson and Haley Martin

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 28-Dec 1

Christmas explodes across the city in a flurry of shows and lights, three leading local bands rock the weekend, and dance companies give thanks. Also, Village People!

11/25/2013 By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Nathan Tucker

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 14-17

Green Day takes theater to the suburbs, Margaret Cho slaps you around, and Nine Inch Nails does, well, whatever NIN wants to do. Plus, photos of puppies mid-shake!

11/13/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff Edited by Nathan Tucker

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 31-Nov 3

A decapitated head at the opera, a mortifying movie at the Mission, a scary-danceable band at the Roseland—who says Halloween ends Thursday?

10/31/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff Edited by Nathan Tucker

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 26-29

A granny takes on death, a theater producer takes on Mid-East militants, Kahane takes on Beethoven, and you take on the weekend.

09/25/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff Edited by Nathan Tucker

THEATER

Review: PCS's "Fiddler on the Roof"

Portland Center Stage does justice to the multi-Tony-winning musical with its tasteful new production.

09/23/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 19-22

The National hits Edgefield, TBA barrels through the weekend, and Todd Barry banters with the audience in another September weekend of sizzling events.

09/19/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff Edited by Nathan Tucker

WEEKEND PICKS

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.

09/12/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff Edited by Nathan Tucker

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 5-8

Musicfest NW invades PDX, Typhoon counter-invades the rest of the US, and Portland's theaters open their assault on your fall calendar. That is, the arts get feisty this weekend.

09/04/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff Edited by Nathan Tucker

Slideshow

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!

08/20/2013

THEATER

Preview: JAW Playwrights Festival

The director of Portland Center Stage's annual play-development fest explains why we should be chomping at the bit to see this year's selections.

07/24/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

EVENTS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 25-28

Whether it's floating down the Willamette in a tube, kicking back for rooftop cinema, or sampling new brews, this weekend offers a plethora of ways to chill out.

07/23/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff and Claire Gordon

EVENTS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 27–30

A creepy and kooky clan, a local standup comic made good, and final performances for a trio of long-running plays are among our weekend highlights.

06/27/2013 By John Chandler

THEATER

PCS’s ‘Somewhere in Time’ Lands on the Front Page of the New York Times

And 'A Night with Janis Joplin,' which premiered at PCS two years ago, will hit Broadway in September.

06/26/2013 By Aaron Scott

THEATER

Review: PCS’s ‘Somewhere in Time’

The world premiere of a musical packed with New York talent has its eyes on Broadway. But it has a long way to go. Thru June 30.

06/20/2013 By Aaron Scott

SUMMER GUIDE

The Last Big Thing From JAW Playwrights’ Festival

Here's what you missed out on at Portland Center Stage last year. Don't let it happen again.

06/02/2013 By Aaron Scott

THEATER

PCS’s ‘Somewhere in Time’ Sets Its Eyes on Broadway

With a dream team cast and crew, Portland Center Stage opens its first world premiere with a real shot for the bright lights of Broadway. Thru June 30

05/30/2013 By Aaron Scott

THEATER

Review: Lauren Weedman’s ‘The People’s Republic of Portland’

The one-woman adventure through Portland Weird is full of energy and humor, but to what end? At Portland Center Stage thru June 16.

05/08/2013 By Aaron Scott

TICKET GIVEAWAY + INTERVIEW

Q&A and Ticket Contest for PCS’s ‘The People's Republic of Portland’

We talk with comedian Lauren Weedman in advance of her one-woman pillory of Portland, running Apr 23–June 16 at Portland Center Stage.

04/24/2013 By Aaron Scott