Screen Time

32 Cinematic Takes on California

Films and shows to better understand the Golden State

9:00am By Margaret Seiler and Portland Monthly Staff

High Choir Act

This Catlin Gabel Choir Teacher Is Writing a Requiem for Victims of Racial Violence

Damien Geter’s 'An African American Requiem' will premiere at the Schnitz in May.

9:00am By Conner Reed

The Essentials

13 Things to See and Do in Portland: February 2020

Guitar-strumming drag queens, explosive volcano art, and festivals galore.

9:00am By Conner Reed

After Arnold

Astoria-Shot Kindergarten Cop Turns 30 This Year

Here’s why that matters.

9:00am By Fiona McCann

Signal Boost

The Numberz Is Portland’s Only All-Black Radio Station

Launched by two Grant High School alums, The Numberz aims to unite a community spread thin by gentrification.

9:00am By Conner Reed

Art & Basketball

Drool Over These Limited-Edition Blazers Game-Day Posters from Local Artists

Snapping one up requires arriving way early at the Moda Center before a home game.

9:00am By Julia Silverman

News

After New Year's Day Break-In, Passages Bookshop Is Back in Business

Owner David Abel is still looking for the stolen books, including rare works by Andy Warhol and Samuel Beckett.

01/17/2020 By Daniel Bromfield

Politics

CASE Act Billboard Targets Senator Wyden

Sen. Wyden has drawn the ire of Oregon creators by stalling a bill that could make it easier for artists to make copyright claims.

01/17/2020 By Daniel Bromfield

Immigration

New OHS Exhibit Features Portland’s Undocumented DREAMers

The moving new exhibit mixes portraits and narratives with images of the items each one carried on their journey here.

01/16/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Film

What Is This Shot of the Portland Skyline Doing in the New Daniel Radcliffe Trailer?

Guns Akimbo, which looks dumb, is out March 5.

01/16/2020 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 16–19

Chadwick Stokes and King Princess come to town, Profile opens a Pulitzer-winner, and a pair of photo exhibits stay on at Blue Sky.

01/15/2020 By Conner Reed and Olivia Wolf

Extreme Makeover

Should the Dalles Get a $500,000 TV Makeover?

The Columbia Gorge city is in the running for a $500,000 makeover courtesy of Hulu and Extreme Makeover's Ty Pennington.

01/14/2020 By Julia Silverman

Review

Beckett Women Is a Mesmerizing Scream

The latest from the Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble is a twisty, agitated wonder.

01/14/2020 By Conner Reed

Music

Karma Rivera’s “Down 2 Ride” Video Brings Caribbean Party Vibes to Portland

The local rapper shot the video for her summery new single in 30-degree weather.

01/09/2020 By Daniel Bromfield

Pomo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 9–12

The Hollywood uncages Nic Cage, PETE premieres a Beckett foursome, and the folk festival returns.

01/08/2020 By Conner Reed

Film

Hollywood Theatre Series Celebrates the Best of Nicolas Cage

... before he won that dumb Oscar.

01/08/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Animation

Laika Just Cleared the Path for Its First Academy Award

The Hillsboro stop-motion studio netted its first-ever Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature last night.

01/06/2020 By Conner Reed

Music

Vaporwave Superstar Vektroid Will Release Another Macintosh Plus Album In 2020

The Portland-based electronic musician released Floral Shoppe in 2011, putting vaporwave on the map.

01/03/2020 By Conner Reed

Television

Oregon's Surprisingly Close, and Slightly Dark, Relationship with The Bachelor

We're in the top tier of feeder states for the nearly two-decade old reality show.

12/31/2019 By Julia Silverman

Interview

Catching Up with RACC Leader Madison Cario, One Year In

‘One of the biggest problems and opportunities for Portland is the number of people moving here.’

12/31/2019 By Conner Reed