Fashion Show

A Fancy, Color-Filled Fashion Show Fights for Reproductive Rights

Elizabeth Dye brings brightly colors gowns to an installation runway to raise money for Planned Parenthood.

06/25/2019 By Eden Dawn

Essentials

12 Things to See and Do in Portland: July 2019

Pussy Riot masks, sandwich sculptures, Rodrigo y Gabriela, and sketch comedy galore—here’s what you can’t miss this month.

06/25/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson

Street Art

Could the Industrial East Side Become Portland’s Mural District?

Fresh paint is coming to a viaduct near you.

06/25/2019 By Sam Pape

Books

Molly Gloss’s New Short Story Collection Takes On Elvis, Earthquakes, and Space Rangers

Unforeseen, out July 16, assembles 17 engrossing tales by the longtime Portland author.

06/25/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 20–23

Live Wire turns 15, the Portland Gay Men's Chorus marks Stonewall's 50th anniversary, Esther Povitsky hits Helium, and Kim Stafford reads at Powell's.

06/20/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson, Brendan Nagle, and Conner Reed

Film Frenzy

9 Can't-Miss Portland Summer Movie Events

Whether you're looking for al fresco offerings or air-conditioned respite from the heat, here's where to soak up all the celluloid.

06/19/2019 By Brendan Nagle and Conner Reed

Spotlight

Zanele Mutepfa-Rhone Wants to Give Working Women a Platform

The Here to Stay series celebrates diverse business women through panel discussions and party vibes.

06/17/2019 By Eden Dawn

Visual Art

At 86, Oregon Artist Betty LaDuke Is Unstoppable

Always socially engaged, the Ashland resident is now examining Black Lives Matter, school shootings, and the refugee crisis in her work. A new exhibit at the Oregon Jewish Museum looks back on her early career.

06/17/2019 By Brendan Nagle

Interview

I Talked to TV Legend LeVar Burton About Visors and Literacy and Now I Can Die Happy

While he was in town, we caught up with the titan behind Roots, Reading Rainbow, and Star Trek.

06/14/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 13–16

Kyle Kinane! Low-budget theater! Polar bears! Jewish Film Fest! Pride! Team Dresch! Ready, set, weekend.

06/12/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson, Brendan Nagle, and Conner Reed

Summer Events

Portland Pride Kicks Off Its 25th Year This Weekend 🏳️‍🌈

Here are 4 events you can't miss.

06/12/2019 By Conner Reed

Dance

James Canfield Reimagines A Streetcar Named Desire for NW Dance Project

The Oregon Ballet Theatre founder's weird, wonderful quasi-adaptation of the Tennessee Williams classic is part of NWDP's Summer Premieres.

06/11/2019 By Conner Reed

Television

Amazon's Cute Vintage Voyageur Show Highlights Portland Vintage Shops

Premiering this fall, season 3 of the vintage-focused show will highlight Portland.

06/10/2019 By Eden Dawn

Local Booze

Ryan Reynolds Has Yet Another Must-Watch Aviation Gin Commercial for You

Come for the Reynolds's signature deadpan delivery. Stay for the Fyre Fest blowjob guy.

06/06/2019 By Marty Patail

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 6–9

The Portland Art Museum journeys back to turn-of-the-century Paris, indie horror hits the Hollywood, the Ponderosa Lounge turns 50, and letterpress poetry lands on bus benches across the city.

06/05/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson and Brendan Nagle

Television

We Talked to Bruce Campbell About Human Pretzels, Soap, and Southern Oregon

The cult actor—and Jackson County resident—hosts the Travel Channel's new reboot of Ripley's Believe It or Not premiering June 9.

06/05/2019 By Michelle DeVona

Best Summer Ever

20 Totally FREE Things to Do in Portland This Summer

From costumed bike rides to movies in the park to jazz beneath the St. Johns Bridge, here's how to make this summer your best—and cheapest—yet.

06/03/2019 By Portland Monthly Staff

Music

Strange Ranger Returns for First Portland Show Since Relocating to Philly

The indie-rock band plays the Doug Fir in anticipation of forthcoming album, Remembering the Rockets.

05/31/2019 By Brendan Nagle

Television

Here's the Trailer for Netflix's New Portland–Filmed Series About Teenage Shoplifters

In Trinkets, three high school students bond over their shared addiction to stealing.

05/31/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson

Music

Sleater-Kinney Drops New St. Vincent–Produced Single

"Hurry On Home" is fierce and danceable, with a cheeky lyric video directed by Miranda July.

05/30/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson