COMEDY

Two Minutes with Kevin Hart: The Shortest Interview with the Shortest Comic

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart performs tonight at the Moda Center—but this morning he ran a 5K on the waterfront. We asked him why.

09/11/2015 By Katie Vaughan

DESIGN

Can “Makers” Really Remake the American Economy?

A new book by the founder of ADX argues that a small-scale manufacturing revolution could change everything.

09/11/2015 By Zach Dundas

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.

09/10/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Wordstock's Kick-Ass Literary Line-Up

Plus a chance to sing with the Portland Opera, two local theater companies bag national awards, and a brand new Divers video to kick–start your weekend.

09/10/2015 By Fiona McCann

HIT LIST

Power-Ranking Oregon’s Best Hummus

We sampled every locally made retail brand of the ubiquitous chickpea spread available in the state to uncover the best … and the worst.

09/10/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

NEWS

Why Is a Seattle Politician Campaigning in Portland?

Kshama Sawant gained notoriety in Seattle as the headstrong socialist voice of city council. This Saturday, she's bringing her reelection campaign to Portland.

09/10/2015 By Katie Vaughan

TIME BASED ART

Your Essential Ten-Day Guide to Portland's TBA Festival

Overwhelmed by the plethora of performances? Bamboozled by the endless art? We’ve got you covered with our day-by-day itinerary for the ultimate TBA experience.

09/10/2015 By Fiona McCann, Ramona DeNies, Megan Haverman, and Brandon Staley

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept 10–13

XOXO, Portland! Also heating up the weekend: Brandi Carlile, Ursula Le Guin, Salman Rushdie, comics Russell Peters and Jessimae Pelsuo—and so much more (at) TBA!

09/10/2015 By Ramona DeNies and Megan Haverman

NORTHWEST EVENTS

Scenes of Pure Joy and Ecstasy from Oregon's First In-N-Out Burger

Look at these burgers. Just look at them.

09/09/2015 By Marty Patail

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.

09/09/2015 By Allison Jones and Alex Madison

BEER

McMenamins Kicks Off Fresh Hop Ale Season

Brewed with fresh, Oregon-grown Simcoe hops, McMenamins' Thundercone will be available September 18

09/09/2015 By Katie Vaughan

EAT HERE NOW

Damn Good Pie at Scottie’s Pizza Parlor on SE Division

A fresh pizzaiolo is making a name for himself with new-school pies and hand-pulled mozzarella.

09/08/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers vs. Sporting Kansas City

Wednesday night's game is a huge, massive, mega important showdown. No biggie, right?

09/08/2015 By Mike Schwartz

EVENTS

Local Paint Designer to Give Away Free Samples on September 15

Portland's Colorhouse will be giving away 8 oz paint samples to the first 250 visitors on September 15.

09/08/2015 By Marty Patail

HEALTH INSPIRATION

The Balanced Library: 18 Wellness Books that Could Change Your Life

From throwback classics to new favorites, Portland health and wellness pros share the books that inspired their food and fitness transformations.

09/08/2015 By Allison Jones

GOOD EATS

Garden Bar Will Open 3 New Locations—and Crisp Salad Bar Debuts in NoPo

Get the scoop on the popular customized salad shop's two upcoming expansions—including the eatery's first east-side spot. Plus: a new salad bar opens on North Williams. Battle of the bars?

09/08/2015 By Allison Jones

OM BASE

Find Your Ultimate Yoga Retreat—in Town or Around the World

From Costa Rica and Nepal to a cozy, heart-powered weekend right here in Portland, we've got your guide to the next season of yoga retreats.

09/08/2015 By Allison Jones

HIT LIST

Portland’s 10 Best Patios For Drinking, Rain or Shine

We’ve rounded up our favorite outdoor drinking spaces, new and old, to help you transition from summer to fall.

09/08/2015 By Katie Vaughan

BOOKS

Franzen and Rushdie and Jong, Oh My! See them in PDX this Month

There's a slew of high profile, heavy hitting writers in town this month for readings. Wondering which to attend, and whether you're a natural fit for team Joy or team Jonathan? We can help.

09/08/2015 By Fiona McCann