INSTAGRAM CONTEST

Portland Monthly's Winter Bucket List

We made the list, and checked it twice. Now it's your turn to get out there and make winter count!

12/02/2014

Slideshow

Slide Show: 50 Years of Magnificent Costumes at the Portland Opera

As the opera kicks off its 50th year with Die Fledermaus in November, we look back at some of the wildest costumes of the past half century.

10/23/2014

INTERVIEW

Q&A: Megan Amram Reps PDX as One of the Funniest People on Twitter

The writer for NBC’s Parks and Recreation and one of Rolling Stone’s “25 Funniest People on Twitter”— satirizes women’s-magazine style advice in her debut book, Science … For Her!

10/21/2014 By Catalina Gaitán

BOOKS & TALKS

Carrie Brownstein on Lena Dunham, 'Girls,' and 'Portlandia'

Riot grrrls meets 'Girls" on Oct 19 as the 'Portlandia' star and former Sleater-Kinney guitarist talks with the star of HBO’s 'Girls' about her new book.

10/13/2014 By Aaron Scott

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Four Reasons to Get Excited About the Portland Fermentation Festival

On the eve of next month’s fifth annual “stinky wonderful” tasting event at Ecotrust, we tapped local author Liz Crain for four of her favorite ferments.

09/16/2014 By Kelly Clarke

POUR

The Bitter Housewife Is On a Mission to Help Home Bartenders

Portland's home bar heroine wants you to spice up your liquor cabinet—and shares her recipe for brandied cherries.

09/16/2014 By Kelly Clarke

Slideshow

Slide Show: Behind the Scenes of our 2014 Best Oregon Wine Tasting

It takes a village to taste and rank more than a thousand bottles of local wine. Luckily, we’ve got lots of friends.

09/12/2014

INTERVIEW

Q&A: Oregonian Emily Harris, NPR's Jerusalem Correspondent

The ex-host of Think Out Loud—OPB’s popular hour-long meditation on national and regional issues—reported from the front lines of the war in the Gaza Strip.

09/11/2014 By Zach Dundas and Aaron Scott

INTERVIEW

Could Mushrooms Offer the Cure for Cancer?

A Q&A with Paul Stamets, one of the nation’s leading mycologists (mushroom scientists)

09/10/2014 By Nicole Cordier

FILM

Trailers for Laika’s New Animated Film, ‘The Boxtrolls’

Laika pushes the limits of creativity and technology with its third 3D, stop-motion film. Here’s a first glimpse.

08/18/2014 By Aaron Scott

TELEVISION

Portland: Coming to a Small Screen Near You

Three new television series join Grimm and Portlandia to bring our city center screen this season. We've got the trailers.

07/14/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

Slideshow

Lost Machine: Metal Work from Local Artist Andy Tibbetts

Andy Tibbetts, builder of the Clock Ship Tere, gives us a peek inside his workshop to take a look at some of the other metal work creations he's fathered.

07/14/2014

CONCERTS

Pickathon: Redefining the Concert Video

Watch a sample of the top-notch videos the local music festival is streaming live to a global audience.

07/11/2014 By Aaron Scott

Slideshow

Slide Show: Mazama Trail to McNeil Point Shelter

Timberline Lodge isn’t the only handcrafted accommodation on the slopes of Mount Hood!

07/11/2014

PORTLAND RESTAURANTS

Ranking Salt & Straw's Best (and Worst) Flavors Ever

We look back at ice cream emperors Kim and Tyler Malek's winning creations—and a few that flopped.

07/11/2014 By Karen Brooks

RECIPE

Where to Jump on the Michelada Bandwagon

Slay your summer thirst with Mexico's answer to the Bloody Mary at Taqueria Portland, Sunshine Tavern, and ¿Por Que No?

07/11/2014 By Maya Seaman

CONCERTS

Sarah McLachlan on Portlandia and Her New Album

The decade-defining singer talks about her spin on Portlandia as a piñata, Lilith Fair’s heyday, and Shine On. She performs at Edgefield on June 22.

06/18/2014 By Aaron Scott

THE BIG ONE

Ten Ways to Survive an Earthquake in Portland

The director of Portland’s Bureau of Emergency Management argues that being ready for the Big One is as much about connection as stockpiles.

06/16/2014

Slideshow

Slide Show: The Lost Album of Okinawa

In 1945, a Portland navy officer salvaged a book of photos from the Okinawa battlefield. Seven decades later, his widow began a journey to find its owners.

06/15/2014

ART & CRAFT

An Epic Time Lapse Video of Jo Hamilton's Knit Portraits

Check out local crochet artist Jo Hamilton's extremely detailed yarn portraits from start to finish.

06/13/2014