SUMMER GUIDE

Your Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend: June 19-21

Each week throughout the summer, we'll share dozens of ways to make the most of your days off! This week: Celebrate the solstice with What the Festival, kayak tours, and ping pong in Forest Park.

06/16/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

BARS

Worth a Visit: McMenamins' Cider Bar on NW 23rd

Not only has McMenamins been making cider for 25 years, the local institution is a Top 5 cider producer in Oregon.

06/15/2015 By Marty Patail

TV

Portland's Unipiper On America's Got Talent

When he's not busy keeping Portland weird, our resident unipiper Brian Kidd is showing off his multitasking skills to the judges of America's Got Talent, with his audition set to hit the small screen tomorrow night

06/15/2015 By Fiona McCann

Music

Spotify: Portland in Eight Playlists

The music-streaming giant launches a "Sound of Cities" series with data ripped from Portland's listening habits. It claims we like lots of guitar. Horse Feathers, we say!

06/15/2015 By Ramona DeNies

JUST BECAUSE

A Portland Photographer's Amazing Shots from Argentina

Andy Batt traveled to the volcanic deserts of northwestern Argentina—and came back with stunning photographs.

06/12/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

GOOD EATS

Harvest at The Bindery Launches Farm-Fresh Vegan Brunch

An exclusive first look at the plant-based restaurant's Southern-inspired spin on Portland's favorite meal.

06/12/2015 By Molly Woodstock

SUMMER GUIDE

Your Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend: June 11-14

Each week throughout the summer, we'll share dozens of ways to make the most of your days off!

06/12/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

GIVEAWAY

Portland Nutrition Pros Share the Benefits of Dairy

Were celebrating national dairy month this June with an Instagram giveaway from Nancy's Yogurt and Face Rock Creamery.

06/12/2015 By Rachel Davidson

TELEVISION

The Bad Girls Club Is Casting in Portland

Yes, we talked to the casting director. Pro tip: don't bring a vibrator.

06/11/2015 By Marty Patail

OPERA

The Rake's Progress: See the Opera's Wild Makeover in 10 Photos

See the David Hockney set design that rocked the opera world—now in Portland for a Pacific Northwest premiere.

06/11/2015 By Rachel Sandstrom

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest In Portland Arts News—Eat Pray Love Author Comes to PDX

Plus Hawthorne Books, a reality TV casting call, and what Brad Pitt has to do with one Portland author.

06/11/2015 By Fiona McCann

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 11–14

Your Pride Week starts at Flare—Portland Monthly's BIGGEST. PARTY. EVER. Then keep it kickin' with Sarah Ruhl's Victorian vibrators, the masters of Paris's École des Beaux-Arts, and (ooh!) Ralph Fiennes!

06/11/2015 By Ramona DeNies

BREAKING NEWS

Wildfang to Open Second Location in Former Martinottis' Space

Local shop Wildfang will expand to the West End this fall, adding to the local, women-owned business row taking place at SW Tenth and Stark.

06/11/2015 By Eden Dawn

BOOKS

Vendela Vida On Writing, Lying, and Living with Dave Eggers

Author, founding editor of The Believer magazine and wife to writer Dave Eggers Vendela Vida tells us why all fiction writers are liars ahead of her Powell's talk next Wednesday, June 17.

06/11/2015 By Fiona McCann

MUSIC

Sufjan Stevens Brings It Home in Portland

Sufjan Stevens' transportive performance at the Schnitz took the audiences through stages of grief to find the joy beyond.

06/11/2015 By Amy Martin

MUSIC

Australia's Princess of Pop Lenka Hits Portland June 19

The Aussie star on Bjork, Brad Pitt and that song from Moneyball

06/10/2015 By Rene Bermudez

TREAT YO SELF

Portland Spas Host the City's Healthiest Happy Hours

From discounted sauna visits to free foot soaks (and a few beers for good measure) these local spas are giving us plenty of reasons to be happy.

06/10/2015 By Molly Woodstock

Food News

T Project to Open a Tea Boutique

The small, influential tea company breaks ground in Northwest Portland with small-batch tea, local crafts, and an art gallery.

06/10/2015 By Rachel Davidson

GET OUT

Your Guide to Eco-Friendly Camping this Summer

From safe sunscreens to an in-depth packing list, the Oregon Environmental Council has plenty of tips to keep your trip green.

06/10/2015 By Jen Coleman

HEALTHY EVENTS

The Balance Calendar: Portland Health and Fitness Events

Yoga and hiking at local wineries, a creative summit wellness retreat, and a worldwide gathering of mind-body healing practitioners

06/10/2015 By Allison Jones