63 Things Every Portlander Must Do

The people's guide to Portland now!

07/14/2010 By Karen Brooks

63 Things Every Portlander Must Do

Must Do: Culture

Recommendations by Christina Sells, Sarah Dougher, Nate Overmeyer, Thomas Lauderdale, and Matt Zaffino on how to get down with Portland culture. Sneak peak must-do's: listen to folk music, learn how to dance, and get retired.

07/14/2010 By Karen Brooks

Long Story [Short]

The Cyborg

Cyborg Anthropologist Amber Case examines the human/computer relationship, explaining that in this day and age, we are all cyborgs—all entirely dependent on technology, so much so that it has become a part of us.

07/14/2010 By Chris Bailey

phile under: pop policymaker

Cary Clarke’s First Official Summer

Former PDX Popper makes local music a municipal matter.

07/13/2010 By Anne Adams

Passing Through

Splendor Bender

07/12/2010 By John Chandler

phile under: weekend

Weekend Picks

Culturephile presents two blushing performance-art quinceañeras, a far-out Gypsy excursion, and a lawn-chair space odyssey

07/09/2010 By Anne Adams

phile under: leisure studies

Date Night

Sightseeing, sushi, and cinema

07/08/2010 By Caterina Purves

phile under: three days off

Weekend Picks


07/02/2010 By Aaron Scott and Anne Adams

phile under: first thursday

First Thursday Picks

Gallery openings explore many dimensions, and indie cult faves close the evening.

06/30/2010 By Anne Adams

phile under: live review


Stumptown Stages gives Broadway classic a new lease.

06/28/2010 By Anne Adams

Pets Unleashed

Your Best Dogs

Submit a photo of your favorite dog, and we'll post the best reader photos online!



Slide Show: Good Dogs!

Our readers—and some staffers—share pictures of their pooches.


phile under: subconscious

Portland City Sit

Friday’s mass-meditation offers to calm the collective mind.

06/23/2010 By Anne Adams

Phile under: live show review

Hollywood Ending

Brian Jonestown Massacre’s Matt Hollywood delivers his final show as a Portlander.

06/20/2010 By Anne Adams

Phile under: What to Do

Weekend Picks

Pride parade, courtroom drama, and circus hijinks

06/18/2010 By Anne Adams

Vox Populi

Vox Populi: A Random Survey at the Downtown Farmers Market

A random survey at the Wednesday Downtown Farmers Market.


phile under: indie music up-and-comer

5 Questions with Leviethan

Levi Cecil surfaces at PCS for a June residency.

06/15/2010 By Anne Adams


Mother Nature's Bad Boy

The Wolverine Way offers an unforgettable look at one of the world’s surliest predators



Word on the Street: July 2010

This month's word: stopology, n.


phile under: early summer family fun

Weekend Pending

Your options are mostly family friendly, and weather-permitting

06/11/2010 By Anne Adams