Arts & Culture

Books

Reese Witherspoon Wasn’t at the Portland Book Festival, Per Se

Taylor Jenkins Reid, Tom Perrotta, and other Witherspoon-adjacent authors came out for the 2022 Portland Book Festival.

11/08/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Q&A

Ripping the City with Anela Malik

The influencer and entrepreneur voices her opinion on Portland and dishes on her newly discovered favorites in and around the city.

11/07/2022 By Dalila Brent

Dance

This Contemporary Dance Festival Is Ready to Broaden Portland’s Horizons

Now in its fifth year, Union PDX concentrates global talent in Southeast Portland.

11/07/2022 By Fiona McCann

Visual Art

A New Gallery Examines the Eternal Pull of Flowers

Flowers, in all their shapes and forms, are on view at ‘The Earth Laughs’ at the Lobby in the Ellen Browning Building in Southeast Portland.

11/04/2022 By Isabel Lemus Kristensen

Food News

At Lollipop Shoppe, Portland Has a Brand-New Spot for Late-Night Southern Food

The new music venue takes over the former Dig a Pony space, with food and beverage from the Tulip Shop Tavern team.

11/03/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Book Review

Portland Thorns Captain Christine Sinclair on Her New Memoir, ‘Playing the Long Game’

The famously private Portland Thorns captain, Canadian gold medalist, and University of Portland alum has some strong words for her country.

11/03/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Photo Essay

Portland Is One of America's Great Moviegoing Towns

The Rose City is overflowing with ornate, independent movie houses. We zeroed in on 7.

11/01/2022 By Conner Reed Photography by Michael Novak

Books

The Best Way to Do the 2022 Portland Book Festival

Portland’s annual literary celebration can get overwhelming. Here’s how we’d tackle it if we were you.

10/31/2022 By Conner Reed and Matthew Trueherz

Soccer

Where to Watch the Portland Thorns in the NWSL Final on Saturday, October 29

6 local bars are official ‘pub partners’ of the soccer team, including the Sports Bra and Prost!, and will be showing the game on CBS.

10/27/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Viral Moments

The Spirit Halloween Memes Have Taken Over Our Timelines. Here’s Our Contribution.

Want to know what the perfect Portland costume entails? Scroll on through for our most accurate depiction.

10/27/2022 By Dalila Brent

Books

Your Oregon-Made Fall Reading List

Curl up by the fire with new titles from Lidia Yuknavitch, Colin Meloy, Christine Sinclair, and more.

10/26/2022 By Conner Reed and Matthew Trueherz

Film Review

Portland-Made Wendell & Wild Is a Head-Spinning Display of Craftsmanship

The latest dispatch from the minds of Jordan Peele and Henry Selick is an overstuffed, overstimulating feast of delicious stop-motion animation.

10/24/2022 By Conner Reed

Events

'Pop-Up Magazine' Brings Multihyphenate Ryan O’Connell to Portland

The actor and writer will read a short memoir created as part of Pop-Up Magazine’s multi-media live show “Love Stories.”

10/21/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Pop Culture Deep Dive

A Knee-Jerk Reaction to Taylor Swift’s Midnights

The superstar’s tenth album descended on an extremely suspecting public when the clock struck 12 last night. Here's how it hit us.

10/21/2022 By Conner Reed

Art

A Designer for Kendrick Lamar and Odd Future Just Opened His First Gallery Show in Portland

Chris Burnett’s ‘Colibri’ is on at Fisk through December 4.

10/19/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Q+A

Reclaiming Beatrice Morrow Cannady’s Home and Legacy

The Abioto family is working to purchase and preserve the historic Portland home of the civil rights activist—but they’re not the only ones who have made an offer.

10/19/2022 By Isabel Lemus Kristensen

Business

What Happened after Shark Tank for These Oregon Entrepreneurs?

An Oregonian hit paydirt on the first episode of this season. But what about seasons gone by?

10/18/2022 By Julia Silverman

Halloween

Portland’s Best Halloween Entertainment for the Scare-Averse

Not into buckets of blood or strangers chasing you down darkened hallways? Still want to get in on the season's festivities? Look no further.

10/18/2022 By Conner Reed

Food News

Portland Artist Mike Bennett Opens an Installation Space and Café in St. Johns

At Wonderwood Springs, drink mead lattes among 400 hand-painted medieval fantasy-themed pieces.

10/17/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Theater

A New Play at Portland Center Stage Examines the Link Between Segregation and Swimming

PCS and ART are tackling the second-ever production of Tony-nominated playwright Christina Anderson’s ‘The Ripple, the Wave that Carried Me Home.’

10/14/2022 By Matthew Trueherz