History

50 Years Ago, the Biggest Movie Flop in the West Was Filmed in Oregon

Even with Clint Eastwood and the Wallowa Mountains, Paint Your Wagon was a real cow patty.

4:31pm By Doug Kenck-Crispin

The Essentials

13 Things to See and Do in Portland: July 2018

Jazz in the Chinese Garden, outdoor movies galore, a sketch comedy bonanza, and the beautiful portraits of Borderland—summer’s got plenty in store.

4:12pm By Rebecca Jacobson and Fiona McCann

Film

In a New Film, a Father and Daughter Go Off the Grid in Forest Park

Debra Granik’s Leave No Trace chases a real-life Portland mystery.

4:12pm By Rebecca Jacobson

Film

Gus Van Sant’s New Film Resurrects Legendary Portland Cartoonist John Callahan

Starring Joaquin Phoenix and Jonah Hill, Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot chronicles the life of the provocative quadriplegic artist.

4:12pm By Jason Cohen

Digital Doomlands

A Portland Journalist's New Book Ventures into Silicon Valley's Dark Side

In Live Work Work Work Die, Corey Pein digs up sobering stuff. If you're connected (and aren't we all?), be concerned.

4:10pm By Zach Dundas and Marty Patail Illustrations by Amy Martin

Aria Ready?

Pop-Up Opera Returns to Portland This Summer

It's like a food cart, but for opera.

4:08pm By Fiona McCann

Meat, Pray, Love

How Portlander Camas Davis Turned from Journalism to Butchery

Her new memoir, Killing It: An Education, chronicles the long, bloody move.

4:04pm By Natasha Tandler

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 14–17

Genre-crossing jazz saxophonist Soweto Kinch plays the Jack London, SlimFast meets murder at Profile Theatre, classic cars come to the Portland Art Museum, and the Oregon Zoo kicks off a season of alfresco concerts.

06/14/2018 By Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, and Natasha Tandler

Pride Month

6 Ways to Get Artsy at Portland Pride

From sci-fi wine tastings and curated club parties to a LGBTQ history walking tour, there are plenty of original ways to celebrate Pride in Portland.

06/12/2018 By Natasha Tandler

Festival

The First-Ever Northwest Deaf Arts Festival Is Gonna Be a High-Tech Affair

The multimedia show features hip-hop, poetry, and an award-winning deaf dancer.

06/12/2018 By Sam Pape

Television

This Portland Woman Spent 12 Years in Prison—for a Murder She Didn't Commit

New true crime series Evidence of Innocence tells an all-too-common story.

06/08/2018 By Talullah Plummer-Blanco

Women's Work

Here Are 3 Opportunities to Hang Out with Amazing Portland Women

Swill lady-made gin, combat the wage gap, and get an earful of risky lit.

06/07/2018 By Kelly Clarke

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 7–10

Calexico plays Revolution Hall, Corey Pein reveals the horrors of Silicon Valley, the Jewish Film Fest returns, and fancy 3-D projection mapping comes to the opera.

06/07/2018 By Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, and Natasha Tandler

Party Planning

What Cocktails Should You Drink with Nirvana, Blondie, and Marvin Gaye?

The brother-sister writing duo behind Booze and Vinyl hit Music Millennium with spirited ideas (and recipes) for your next liquor-heavy listening party.

06/05/2018 By Natasha Tandler

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 31–June 3

Godspeed You! Black Emperor play the Wonder, Imago braces for nuclear fallout, queer black artists meditate on flowers, and two local authors kick campfire cooking up a notch.

05/31/2018 By Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, and Natasha Tandler

Light a Fire

It’s Time to Nominate Portland’s Best Nonprofits and Volunteers

Who are they? You tell us! You have until June 22 to submit your nominations for Portland Monthly’s 2018 Light a Fire awards.

05/29/2018 By Portland Monthly Staff

Film

Watch the Rollicking Trailer for the New Oregon-Set Western The Sisters Brothers

Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Riz Ahmed go full Wild West.

05/24/2018 By Rebecca Jacobson

TV

Watch Portland Barman Jeffrey Morgenthaler Almost Set Seth Meyers on Fire

The Pepe Le Moko cocktail wizard appeared on Late Night to promote his book—and make Huber's Spanish coffees.

05/24/2018 By Marty Patail and Kelly Clarke

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 24–27

Sticking around town for the long weekend? Portland delivers with ballet, sketch comedy, concerts by Bon Iver and David Byrne, and much more.

05/24/2018 By Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, and Natasha Tandler

Music

Can Black Water Bar Save Portland’s Punk Scene?

With the loss of the Know, the vegan, all-ages, underground music venue steps into the breach.

05/23/2018 With Sam Pape