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

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Mar 12–15

This weekend, it's Adam Carolla's road well traveled, rocker Juliana Hatfield's dream of the 1990s, kidnapped futures traders, Treasure Island, and Thomas Lauderdale's piano.

03/12/2015 By Ramona DeNies

BUDGET SMARTS

Get Smarter For Cheap at Portland’s Underground Grad School

A new DIY school offers Portlanders a deep-dive on academic subjects at bargain prices.

03/04/2015 By Fiona McCann

GALLERY HOPPING

A First First Thursday for PNCA's New Home

Spring has sprung early in Portland and First Thursday invites art lovers to take to the surprisingly unsoaked streets. We've got six gallery picks—one of them at PNCA's brand new 511 Building.

03/03/2015 By Rene Bermudez

EDITOR'S PICK

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 26–Mar 1

The next four days bring a "triple threat" bluesman, a nettlesome monopolist, high drama from two very different feuding families, and Failure (Timmy, that is).

02/26/2015 By Ramona DeNies

INTERVIEW

Q&A: Carson Ellis is In Your House

The Decemberists' style maker and children's book artist pens a new picture book on "homes"—from beehives and birds’ nests to undersea palaces and space stations.

02/26/2015 By Ramona DeNies

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend

Romance: whether you prefer it smokey, doomed, or very scientific, this Valentine' Day weekend has your perfect match. Light it up, Portland!

02/12/2015 By Ramona DeNies

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 5–8

Sprezzatura! Over the next few days, that spirit of continental grace is on full display, from swanky new PAM exhibit Italian Style to James Franco and Chris O'Dowd's effortless mastery of both Mice AND Men.

02/05/2015 By Ramona DeNies

REPORT

Will PNCA’s Landmark New HQ Spark a Renaissance in Old Town?

We take a look at the transformation of Portland's first post office into the growing art school's beating heart.

02/03/2015 By Randy Gragg

LONG STORY SHORT

7 Major Scores of the Portland Art Museum’s Former Chief Curator

We explore Bruce Guenther's legacy through several major additions to the museum’s permanent collection.

11/25/2014 By Randy Gragg

ART

Portland Windows Shine a Light on Ai Weiwei's Alcatraz Art

What do a Chinese dissident, America’s most notorious federal prison, and energy-conscious Portland homeowners have in common?

11/03/2014 By Marty Patail