Music

5 Can't-Miss Shows at the 2021 PDX Jazz Festival

The virtual festival runs February 18–27 and will feature livestreams from Portland to Brooklyn to Cuba.

02/17/2021 By Gabriel Granillo and Conner Reed

Streaming Events

Notable Portlanders Detail Their Bad Dates in Valentine's Day Virtual Event

Bad Dates will be cohosted by Portland Monthly’s own Eden Dawn.

02/12/2021 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: The House of Flowers, Dead Prez, and More

The content in our queues, from a Mexican melodrama to a hip-hop classic

02/11/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Performance

5 Things to Stream at the 2021 Fertile Ground Festival

All of this year’s pieces will be available on-demand through February 15.

02/09/2021 By Conner Reed

Interview

Drag Queen Jinkx Monsoon Talks Getting Married in Portland and New Career Moves

"I’m trying to use the word ‘unapologetic’ in my work more often: unapologetically queer, unapologetically feminine, unapologetically anti-racist."

02/05/2021 By Andrew Jankowski

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: The Wire, Sophie, and More

The content in our queues, from an HBO classic to a young genius, gone too soon

02/04/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: ‘Drivers License,’ Josie and the Pussycats, and more

The content in our queues, from a TikTok smash to a slab of Y2K dopamine

01/28/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Promising Young Woman, MF Doom, and More

The content in our queues, from a Carey Mulligan revenge thriller to a dearly departed rapper

01/21/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Television

Meet Andi Kovel, the Portland Punk-Lux Glassblower on Netflix’s Blown Away

Inside the high-stakes world of gaffers, molten glass, and glory holes (yes, you read that correctly).

01/18/2021 By Aurora Biggers

Interview

This Portland Photographer Became a US Citizen the Day after Insurrectionists Stormed the Capitol

“If you’re moving to a town, and you’re just parking your car, and you see the town burning on fire, you start wondering, ‘Do I really want to move to this t...

01/15/2021 By Reina Harwood

Literature

Ursula K. Le Guin to be Featured on Upcoming USPS Literary Arts Stamp

The Portland science-fiction author will be honored on the 33rd stamp in the series, joining James Baldwin, Flannery O'Connor, and others.

01/15/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Footnotes

LISTEN: The Portland Book of Dates, with Eden Dawn

The author and PoMo style editor talks about her new book, how COVID impacted its release, and how small businesses are still struggling.

01/15/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

News

Election Actor Jessica Campbell Has Died in Portland

The 38-year-old naturopath passed away on December 29.

01/14/2021 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Ted Lasso, Chris Rock, and More

The content in our queues, from Jason Sudeikis to Jones comma Samantha

01/14/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Books

Powell's Will Continue to Sell Andy Ngo's Book Online

Some are calling for the book's removal from the site, citing harassment and online abuse by Ngo.

01/13/2021 By Marty Patail

Pop Culture

Which Portlander Should Play Samantha in the Upcoming Sex and the City Reboot?

And which local designers should costume them?

01/13/2021 By Eden Dawn and Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Jeopardy!, The Cold Millions, and More

The content in our queues, from Trebek's twilight Jeopardy! eps to an epic Spokane-focused novel.

01/08/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Local Artists

Tender Loving Empire's Snail Mail Subscription Service Will Help You Keep in Touch

The monthly packages include handmade cards, envelopes, and stamps.

01/08/2021 By Alli Weseman

PoMo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Bridgerton, Sound of Metal, and More

The content in our queues, from steam-time in Shondaland to a Christmas zombie musical

12/31/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff