Books

A New Supervillain Warlord Hits Oregon—and Purrs

Meet Klawde, Feline High Commander of the planet Lyttyrboks and protagonist of a new middle-grade series by Portland's Emily Chenoweth and New Jersey's Johnny Marciano.

02/20/2019 By Wriik Maui

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 21–24

Sharon Van Etten plays the Crystal, Dani Shapiro reads at Powell's, Pedro the Lion returns, and Hand2Mouth unveils an immersive play with a score by beloved children's musician Red Yarn.

02/20/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, and Jackson Main

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 14–17

A new podcast festival arrives, Marlon James stops by Powell's, Maz Jobrani hits the Aladdin, and David Bowie alums reunite at Revolution Hall.

02/13/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson, Jackson Main, Wriik Maui, and Fiona McCann

Visual Art

A New Exhibit Spotlights Art from Across the Pacific Northwest

The Portland Art Museum's The Map Is Not the Territory roves from Oregon to Alaska to explore history, decolonization, and indigenous identity.

02/13/2019 By Jackson Main

TV News

Documentary Now! Takes On the Rajneeshees

The two-part episode, titled "Batshit Valley", is a pitch-perfect spoof of Wild Wild Country.

02/11/2019 By Marty Patail

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 7–10

Michelle Obama comes to the Moda, Ezza Rose plays the Doug Fir, zombies invade a sleepy Oregon town, and the Winter Light Festival illuminates the city.

02/07/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson, Wriik Maui, and Fiona McCann

Film

Could Wild Wild Country Become a Movie? Priyanka Chopra Says Yes.

The actress and producer told Ellen DeGeneres there's a new film coming, directed by Barry Levinson.

02/05/2019 By Shayla Norris-York

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 31–Feb 3

Buckle up for papier-mâché puppets from Chile, acrobatic dance from Canada, new tunes from Portland supergroup Eyelids, and paint-splattered portraits inspired by 1960s jazz music.

01/31/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson and Fiona McCann

Television

ABC Orders TV Pilot for Portland-Made Graphic Novel Stumptown

Writer Greg Rucka, along with artists Justin Greenwood and Matthew Southworth, will be executive producers.

01/30/2019 By Marty Patail

Wellness: In the Cards

These 6 Tarot Decks Take Divination to the Next Level

Looking for some insight into life's daily snags? Pick up one of these locally designed tarot decks.

01/29/2019 By Allison Place

Wellness: Bust a Move

Cully's Nonprofit Workout Studio Puts Community First

(com)motion brings Portland together with dance parties, karate classes, and body-positive yoga.

01/29/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson

The Essentials

13 Things to See and Do in Portland: February 2019

The PDX Jazz Fest sweeps the city, Beijing Dance Theater makes its Portland debut, Shane Torres returns to Helium, and Jennifer Egan hits the Schnitz.

01/29/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson and Fiona McCann

Music

Y La Bamba's New Album Is a Defiant, Bombastic Triumph

And it's been more than a decade in the making.

01/29/2019 By Dez Ramirez

Performance

A New Portland Performance Transforms Trauma Into Art

Anya Pearson's Made to Dance in Burning Buildings is a vivid choreopoem about rape, PTSD, and perseverance.

01/29/2019 By Fiona McCann

Long Story Short

Carlos the Rollerblader Is Portland’s Advice Hotline on Wheels

The local emcee and community organizer gets serious about identity and the city’s support of people of color.

01/29/2019 By Molly Woodstock

Millennials

These Miniature Skeletons Lead Instagram-Perfect Lives

They're literally dead.

01/29/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson

Pop-Up Music

This Guy Will Write You Your Own Custom Theme Song for $2

Tiny Anthems is all about mythologizing you.

01/29/2019 By Sydney Dauphinais

Culture

In Portland, Drag Brunches Are a Thing

An order of bacon and legs, please.

01/29/2019 By Allison Place

Film

5 Reasons You Can't Miss This Year's Cascade Festival of African Films

Now in its 29th year, the fest serves up dozens of offerings from 18 countries.

01/29/2019 By Jackson Main

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 24–27

Travis Scott returns to the Moda, Fertile Ground sweeps the city, BodyVox mashes up dance and film, and Ha Jin reads at Powell's.

01/24/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson and Fiona McCann