Culture Call Sheet

August's Pop Culture Watch: What We're Really into Right Now

From Orange Is the New Black to Tegan and Sara's Love You to Death, Portland Monthly staffers reveal their current pop culture obsessions.

06/23/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

SPORTS

Is This the Greatest Disc Golf Shot of All Time?

Magic happened in Milo McIver State Park this week.

06/15/2016 By Lisa Dunn

SOCCER

Portland Brings Back a Draw from Chicago

The Thorns tied the Red Stars 1-1 in an uneven road matchup. We've got three takeaways from the game.

06/13/2016 By Katelyn Best

Q&A

Why Portland Thorn Tobin Heath Fights for More

The Thorns’ midfield magician (and USA National Team star) talks Portland, pay equity, and personal growth.

06/13/2016 By Katelyn Best

ARCHITECTURE

Yes, the Memorial Coliseum Is Now a "National Treasure"

The symbolic designation could save the controversial 56-year-old stadium from the wrecking ball.

06/10/2016 By Lisa Dunn

MASTER CLASS

Let the Senior Games Begin!

Think you'll still be running races at age 90? These athletes will school you.

06/09/2016 By Marisa Russell

SOCCER

Thorns Keep a Clean Sheet against Reign Rivals

The Portland Thorns passed a crucial test in a home draw against Seattle Reign this weekend. Here are our takeaways from the game.

05/31/2016 By Katelyn Best

BEER ME

Portland’s 12 Best Soccer Bars We'll Be Rocking All through June

Two big-deal international tournaments mean major day-drinking (and, uh, soccer-watching) opportunities.

05/27/2016 By Marty Patail and Ramona DeNies

MINI-GOLF

Boozy Mini-Golf Returns to Goose Hollow for the Summer

Miniature golf + booze in a can + chef Jun Robles’s food cart = tipsy summer hangout.

05/25/2016 By Claire Colby

SOCCER

Portland Thorns Bring it Home for a 'Very Special Night'

The Thorns dominate the Washington Spirit at home.

05/24/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

Portland Timbers Launch Emoji Pack for Your Phone

The 40 new emojis include the Cascadian flag, green smoke, and, of course, the 2015 MLS Cup championship star.

05/17/2016 By Marty Patail

SOCCER

Battle in Seattle: Portland Thorns Keep Rivals at Bay

The Thorns notched their third draw of the season against the Seattle Reign. Here are our takeaways from a rough-and-tumble game.

05/17/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Thorns?

Alex Morgan’s not a Thorn anymore. Here’s why you should be glad about that.

03/24/2016 By Katelyn Best

DISPATCH

The Timbers: A Championship 40 Years in the Making

For the first time since they started in 1975, Portland’s soccer stars defend a title.

01/25/2016 By Marty Patail

BEER

Widmer Brothers Place High Stakes Bet with Columbus Brewery Over MLS Cup

On the line: A beer in honor of the winning team.

12/03/2015 By Marty Patail

SOCCER

The Portland Timbers Are in the 2015 MLS Cup. Here's What You Need to Know.

On Sunday, the Portland Timbers will kick off their first championship match since 1975 against Columbus Crew SC.

12/03/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SPORTS

Portland’s Roller Derby All-Stars Bring Home a World Championship

With a nailbiting win over New York, our own Rose City Rollers took home the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association Championship.

11/25/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

SOCCER

It's Getting Real: The Hot-Hot Timbers Confront FC Dallas's Youthful Attack

Sunday brings the first leg of the Western Conference Finals and the last home game of the season. There will be no pity.

11/19/2015 By Mike Schwartz

BUZZSAW

The Timbers Head North to Ax the Canadian Menace

On Sunday, the second leg of the Western conference semifinals in Vancouver, BC has the Timbers at a slight advantage.

11/04/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

We Just Witnessed One of the Greatest Games in MLS Playoff History

“Maybe it was the Timbers Army … or God.”

10/30/2015 By Mike Schwartz