Northwest Lore

50 Years Ago, One Scratchy Home Movie Made Bigfoot a Northwest Icon

Nobody has definitively proven that the creature on the film is fake. And, really, does it matter?

09/13/2017 By Leah Sottile

Film

A Riverside Moviehouse Breathes on the Embers of Portland's Film Underground

Located in a 93-year-old former fireboat station, BoatHouse MicroCinema showcases independent, local work.

09/13/2017 By Fiona McCann

The Art of Resistance

In the Age of Trump, Portland Artists Clap Back

From a climate change song cycle to a drag queen in a Trump mask, here's how local creators resist.

08/14/2017 By Fiona McCann

Division/Clinton: Activities

5 Places to Play in Portland's Division/Clinton Neighborhood

Get arty, take a Scandi steam, or do the Time Warp, again—this hood has plenty of ways to hold your attention.

08/08/2017 Edited by Kelly Clarke

Wine

Drink Like Tyrion Lannister at This Game of Thrones Wine Tasting

... or are you more of a Jon Snow? Portland wine bar Pairings matches vino to GoT characters.

08/02/2017 By Marty Patail

Film

What's So Important about Bone Marrow Donation?

A local documentary sheds light on the difficulties of finding a bone marrow match for cancer patients with diverse ethnic backgrounds.

07/12/2017 By Bryanna Briley

Alternate Reality

Pacific Northwesteros: If Game of Thrones Were Set in Portland

Who would play Jaime Lannister? You get one guess.

06/12/2017 By Marty Patail

Gaming

A New Gamer Bar Is About to Hit Portland. Will the City Embrace eSports?

Part bar, part gaming battle arena: welcome to Outrage.

05/15/2017 By Meagan Nolan

West End: Entertainment

What to Do in Portland's West End

Bouncy dance floors, peaceful pulpits, and high-end cinema—this neighborhood has 'em all.

05/15/2017 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Staff

Film

Timberline Lodge Plays Host to a New Horror Film Festival

The Overlook Film Fest takes over the historic Mt Hood lodge with 37 new and classic horror flicks. Here are our top picks.

04/20/2017 By Elise Herron

Television

Wanna Be in a New HBO Show with Tim Robbins and Holly Hunter?

Here, Now is being shot in Portland, and the casting director needs extras, stat!

04/19/2017 By Eden Dawn

In-Flight Entertainment

The Portland Airport Opened a Mini-Movie Theater—and It’s Packing Houses

Buckle up for a different kind of pre-flight screening at the Hollywood Theatre's PDX outpost.

04/17/2017 By Fiona McCann

Gaming

The Creators of Acclaimed Video Game Gone Home Head for Deep Space

Released this August, Portland studio Fullbright goes intergalactic with Tacoma.

04/17/2017 By Jason Buehrer

The Oregon Woman: OK, Ladies

How to Fight for Social Justice and Build a Better Community—Using What You've Already Got

Got ears? Time? Money? Friends? Good. Here's your action plan.

03/20/2017 By Molly Woodstock

The Oregon Woman: Pop Culture Hit List

Bitch Cofounder Andi Zeisler Shares Her Current Pop Culture Obsessions

From Portland's She Shreds magazine to British TV series Chewing Gum, here's what the feminist writer is digging right now.

03/20/2017 By Andi Zeisler

Independent TV

XRAY.fm Comes to a Television Near You

Portland's indie radio station launches XRAY TV on March 11, promising original series and footage curated by local artists.

03/09/2017 By Fiona McCann

Steals & Deals

Grimm Is Selling All of Its Weird Props and Monster Costumes

The production team behind the now-canceled TV show will hawk six years' worth of props in one massive sale.

03/06/2017 By Eden Dawn

Film

A New Movie Brings Portland’s Star Burlesque Performers to the Big Screen

Burlesque: Heart of the Glitter Tribe comes—fully sequined—to town. Director Jon Manning talks feminism, filmmaking, and a cure for loneliness.  

03/02/2017 By Fiona McCann

Public media

Portland Community Media Is Reborn as Open Signal

In its bright, newly renovated quarters, Open Signal offers public access to media equipment and education, with a focus on social impact.

02/23/2017 By Fiona McCann

Oregon Film

How Mississippi Records Inspired This Year’s Grand Jury Prize Winner at Sundance

The director of I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore talks Sundance, filming in Oregon, and having Janet Weiss as your location scout.

02/23/2017 By Jason Cohen