Binge TIme

Oregon-Made Books, Films, TV, and Music to Binge Right Now

Chances are, you're about to be home for a while. Here are some Portland-centric picks to add to your queue.

03/14/2020 By Fiona McCann and Conner Reed

Jazz Fest

Thundercat Was at Home Among Jazz Fans at His PDX Jazz Fest Set

The bassist set aside the hits and played dazzling solos for a rapt crowd at Portland Art Museum last Saturday.

03/06/2020 By Daniel Bromfield

Lords of Portland

Check Your Head With These Two Limited Edition Blazers Caps Designed by Portugal. The Man

The hats are only available through Rip City Clothing Co.

03/06/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Music

Aminé Drops Portland-Heavy New Video

The "Shimmy" video features Biketown bikes, Providence Park, and some love for the new PDX carpet.

02/26/2020 By Conner Reed

Pop Culture

Katy Perry Survived a Sunriver Gas Leak

From "Wide Awake" to fast asleep in seconds flat

02/25/2020 By Conner Reed

Spring Arts: Music

Meet Gabriel Kahane, the Oregon Symphony’s New Creative Chair

The Brooklyn-based composer brings an agenda to the brand-new role.

02/25/2020 By Conner Reed

Sing King

Why Did Mobile Karaoke King Baby Ketten Put Down Roots?

Convenience, mostly. And community.

02/25/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Music

Legendary Music Festival Vortex is Coming Back This August

The upcoming festival honors Vortex I with music, history, and volunteerism

02/19/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Music

Our Top Picks for the 2020 PDX Jazz Festival

Thundercat, Douyé, and more featured in this year's lineup

02/17/2020 By Gabriel Granillo and Conner Reed

Music

Portland Lesbian Choir Commemorates 19th Amendment with 100th Anniversary Concert

Born to Celebrate! runs for two nights this weekend at the Central Lutheran Church.

02/06/2020 By Kyle Sosa

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.

01/21/2020 By Conner Reed

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.

01/21/2020 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

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

Music

The New Harry Styles Album Pays Tribute to... Oregon Poet Richard Brautigan?

Fine Line's second single might be an ode to a Tacoma-born, tall-hat-wearing, Eugene-living beat poet.

12/17/2019 By Conner Reed

Music

You Oughta Know Know Alanis Morissette is Opening Her North American Tour in Clark County

The Canadian rock star celebrates 25 years of Jagged Little Pill with a massive tour and can't-miss openers.

12/12/2019 By Eden Dawn

Great Little Shops 2019

Beacon Sound Is One of Portland's Great Record Stores

With everything from ambient albums to anarchist streetwear, prepare to spend hours inside this Southeast music store.

11/26/2019 By Conner Reed

Profile

Portland's 'Chinatown Dance Rock' Band Takes Its Final Bow

Following their final show at the Doug Fir, we take a look back at the music and legacy of the Slants.

11/15/2019 By Olivia Wolf

Pomo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 7–10

The Portland Book Festival returns, BodyVox tackles Shakespeare with Death and Delight, and Cherokee Nation member Brenda Mallory opens a new show at Upfor.

11/07/2019 By Conner Reed, Rebecca Jacobson, and Fiona McCann

Inspiring Creativity

Bringing Music Education Back to Oregon Schools

Through her nonprofit Music Workshop, Portlander Amy Richter harnesses the power of technology to lighten the load for strapped educators.

10/23/2019 By Brendan Nagle