Spring Arts: Stage

One Year In, Artists Rep Reflects on Life without Space

“Collaboration can be challenging,” says artistic director Dámaso Rodríguez.

02/25/2020 By Julia Silverman

Spring Arts: Design

This Portland Cemetery Is an Unsung Example of “The Earliest American Art Form”

Local historian John Doyle will lead a tour of River View Cemetery in April for Design Week.

02/25/2020 By Conner Reed

Spring Arts: TV

Stumptown: The Good, the Bad, and the Portlandia

We take a look at ABC’s Rose City–set procedural.

02/25/2020 By Jason Cohen

Sing King

Why Did Mobile Karaoke King Baby Ketten Put Down Roots?

Convenience, mostly. And community.

02/25/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Spring Arts: Music

Meet Gabriel Kahane, the Oregon Symphony’s New Creative Chair

The Brooklyn-based composer brings an agenda to the brand-new role.

02/25/2020 By Conner Reed

Spring Arts: Film

First Cow Gently Wrestles with Oregon’s History

The new film from Kelly Reichardt opens March 6.

02/25/2020 By Conner Reed

Spring Arts 2020

A Guide to Portland's Arts Scene This Spring

From a heavy-hitting film to a frothy TV procedural and a new chapter for the symphony, springtime in Portland means big time for the arts.

02/25/2020 Edited by Conner Reed

TV Nostalgia

Happy Twin Peaks Day, Portland!

February 24, 1989, marked the end of Laura Palmer and the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

02/24/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Politics

Want to Know How to Get Rid of Trump? Dan Pfeiffer Has Some Ideas

Un-Trumping America: A Plan to Make America a Democracy Again sets out a clear blueprint for ridding the country of its current administration.

02/21/2020 By Fiona McCann

Spotlight

Meet the Stylist Behind the Portland-designed Oscar Dress

Learn how Scarlet Chamberlin creates red carpet moments for Hollywood from PDX.

02/20/2020 By Kyle Sosa

Music

Legendary Music Festival Vortex is Coming Back This August

The upcoming festival honors Vortex I with music, history, and volunteerism

02/19/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Art

CULT Wants You to See the Value in Objects

The new Pearl District shop features rare books, toys, sneakers, and more

02/18/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Music

Our Top Picks for the 2020 PDX Jazz Festival

Thundercat, Douyé, and more featured in this year's lineup

02/17/2020 By Gabriel Granillo and Conner Reed

Film

Five Portland Films to Watch This Valentine's Day

Your homegrown best bets for a holiday screening, no matter what V-Day means to you.

02/12/2020 By Conner Reed

FILM

Looking for Portland in Netflix’s To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

Spoiler: It’s not really there. Neither are the charms of the first film.

02/12/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Theater

OSF Stalwart Lynn Nottage Locked Herself in a Lincoln Center Bathroom Yesterday

The two-time Pulitzer winner set an extremely specific corner of the internet on fire when she tweeted out a cry for help from a bathroom in Manhattan.

02/07/2020 By Conner Reed

Photography

Mike Vos’ New Exhibit Envisions A World Without Humans

Someday This Will All Be Gone is a story of reclamation.

02/06/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Music

Portland Lesbian Choir Commemorates 19th Amendment with 100th Anniversary Concert

Born to Celebrate! runs for two nights this weekend at the Central Lutheran Church.

02/06/2020 By Kyle Sosa

Film

Portland Shines in Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made

The Disney+ original, based on books by cartoonist Stephen Pastis, premieres Friday.

02/05/2020 By Daniel Bromfield

Arts News

RACC Executive Director Madison Cario Comments on Last Week's Restructure

Cario casts the layoffs as a fiscal decision, while teaching artists with Right Brain harbor questions about the program's future

02/04/2020 By Conner Reed