VISUAL ART

The PDX Carpet Comes to an Art Gallery Near You

It's been the inspiration for albums full of Instagram photos, the backdrop for thousands of shoe snapshots. And now the old PDX carpet is getting its own gallery show, with art inspired by—and in some cases made from—the one-time airport staple.

07/08/2015 By Megan Haverman

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 2–5

This weekend, we only want to see you in the Purple Rain. Ok, not true—let's also meet up at First Thursday, the Waterfront Blues Fest, and the Portland Cello Project's (free!) outdoor show.

07/01/2015 By Ramona DeNies

Free Guide

20 Absolutely FREE Things to Do in PDX This Summer

We keep you entertained through Labor Day, all without leaving the city—or spending a cent.

07/01/2015 By Ramona DeNies

Article

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 18–21

All in one weekend: Australian pop royalty and aboriginal abstract art, free concerts for the summer solstice, wading pools the size of ice rinks, and one very confused private eye.

06/18/2015 By Ramona DeNies

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

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 4–7

Sufjan Stevens at the Schnitz, Richard Dawkins takes on God, rocker Jon Fine revisits his years with Bitch Magnet, and BodyVox gets cosmic.

06/04/2015 By Ramona DeNies

ART OPENINGS

Gordon Parks + Five First Thursday Cant-Misses

Art has no borders. From Life Magazine's barrier-smashing Gordon Parks to One Flaming Arrow's reclaiming of Indian land, we pick this month's can't-miss openings.

06/04/2015 By Ramona DeNies and Lisa Borst

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Arts News: Kate Nash Surprise Show

The tres chic activist rocker hits Music Millennium, Hand2Mouth's sneak peek performance, and Disjecta's Chiara Giovando wants to meet you over mimosas.

05/28/2015 By Ramona DeNies

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 28–31

Smart, sexy, sweet, and screwball—everything we want in a sunny summer weekend!

05/28/2015 By Ramona DeNies

ART OPENING

Bring Us The Heads of Ai Weiwei!

The dissident Chinese artist recasts (and gilds) the ancient—and very controversial—Zodiac Heads of an imperial palace. New at PAM!

05/21/2015 By Rene Bermudez

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 21–24

Grimm stars make their PDX stage debuts, Ai Weiwei opens at the Portland Art Museum, and Robert Plant hits Bend for his only Oregon summer show. We need clones, stat!

05/21/2015 By Ramona DeNies

FIRST THURSDAY

May Your Art Walk Be Epic

Fix your eye on this visual feast! We pick ten brand-new shows that make for a quadrant-hopping art odyssey. Pack a picnic, bring your bike, open your peepers.

05/07/2015 By Ramona DeNies and Rachel Sandstrom

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 7–10

Obama AND Bill Moyers? Very statesmanlike! Also, drunk comedians (so, so many), duct tape art, and a penal colony tale from Down Under.

05/07/2015 By Ramona DeNies

PHOTOGRAPHY

Build Your Art Collection in a Snap

A new project transforms photographs into collector's pieces and huge works of art for your home's blank canvas.

04/30/2015 By Cervante Pope

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Apr 30–May 3

Ciao, Italian Style—but hello, David Sedaris, Downton Abbey, Alex Ross, American Night, plus three more new shows. Prego, Portland!

04/30/2015 By Ramona DeNies

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Apr 23–26

Saul Williams and Sylvan Esso, the Symphony rocks Led Zeppelin, plus free classical concerts across town—this spring weekend is all about making sweet, sweet music.

04/23/2015 By Ramona DeNies

VISUAL ART

Inexplicable Art: A Rick Bartow Retrospective

A major retrospective from one of the most important Native American artists in the country opens in Eugene this week, promising to engage and provoke with over 100 works.

04/15/2015 By Rene Bermudez

PROFILE

Wendy Red Star Totally Conquers the Wild Frontier

Exploring the native America of a Portland artist on the rise

04/02/2015 By Zach Dundas

VISUAL ARTS

Offbeat Art: Three Shows that Break from the First Thursday Crawl

Not your first First Thursday? Try a new route around the arts world with these three art shows in alternative spaces.

04/01/2015 By Larisa Owechko

VISUAL ART

Five Portland Colleges Come Together for PNCA Show

PNCA’s new building is to show a juried undergraduate exhibition from five different colleges and universities.

03/31/2015 By Cervante Pope