CULTUREPHILE

The Art Museum Brings a Bit of Paris to Portland

The Portland Art Museum pays homage to Paris's Tuileries Garden, one of the world’s most inspiring spaces.

06/11/2014 By Aaron Scott

THEATER

A Hot Two-Night Stand for Portland Theater Awards

Portland Playhouse scores big at the Drammys after OSF’s All the Way snags two Tonys on Broadway.

06/10/2014 By Aaron Scott

ART

Portraits of Trans Men Layer the Ambiguities of Photography and Gender

Lorenzo Triburgo merges transgender men and corny, Bob Ross–style landscapes in portraits that playfully puncture assumptions about men, women, landscape, and photography. Thru Aug 15

06/06/2014 By Aaron Scott

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 5-8

The Naked Bike Ride bares PDX, Shine a Light turns the art museum into a party, Jesse Eisenberg stars in a thriller filmed in Oregon, Colin Meloy talks the Pogues, First Thursday sees sun, and more.

06/05/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

CONCERTS

Win Tickets to Indigo Girls and Joan Baez

The folk powerhouse double bill is one of several concerts that make the summer feel like an unofficial Lilith Fair reunion. June 26

06/05/2014 By Aaron Scott

FIELD STUDIES

16 Perfect Trails for Exploring Mount St. Helens

Whether you're scouting for a family-friendly stroll or a three-day backpacking challenge, we've rounded up the best hiking opportunities on the volcano's west, east, and south sides.

06/02/2014 By Rachel Ritchie With Aaron Scott and Maya Seaman

SPECIAL EVENTS

Pick Your Perfect Pride Experience

Our fab LGBT celebration is here. Want to thrive, not just survive? Answer these questions to choose your own Pride adventure.

06/02/2014 By Aaron Scott

INTERVIEW

Jesse Eisenberg Gets In Touch With His Inner Oregonian

The Social Network star on filming Night Moves in Southern Oregon.

06/02/2014 By Aaron Scott

HISTORY

The Lost Album of Okinawa

In 1945, a Portland navy officer salvaged a book of photos from the Okinawa battlefield. Seven decades later, his widow began a journey to find its owners.

06/02/2014 By Aaron Scott

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 28-31

Tickets go on sale for Tom Petty, Beck, and the Avett Brothers; the Decemberists play Castaways and Cutouts in its entirety, Artists Rep Playboy is a theatrical delight, and skeletons sing opera.

05/29/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

THEATER

Review: Artists Rep’s ‘The Playboy of the Western World’

ART’s staging of the controversial Irish classic is a true theatrical treat; you’d be a fool not to see it. Thru June 22

05/28/2014 By Aaron Scott

100 REASONS TO LOVE PORTLAND

Reason to Love Portland: Shelley McLendon

The sketch comic brains behind Road House: The Play, Rudolph: On Stage!, and the Aces loves Portland because, eventually, the rain stops, and we all come together.

05/27/2014 By Aaron Scott

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 22-25

Hugh Laurie serenades you, Lizzy: The Musical and Macbeth cover you in blood, and James Broughton incites you to "follow your own weird" (long before it was a Portland tagline), plus plenty more to fill a Memorial Weekend spent in town.

05/22/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

100 REASONS TO LOVE PORTLAND

Reason to Love Portland: Christine McKinley

The writer, musician, and host of Brad Meltzer's Decoded and Under New York shares why a physics lover loves PDX.

05/22/2014 By Aaron Scott

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 15-18

A trio of great plays, a trio of great authors (Ursula K. Le Guin, Cheryl Strayed, and Lidia Yuknavitch), and tickets go on sale to Lauryn Hill (sans Fugees trio).

05/15/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

IN THE MAGAZINE

Arts in PoMo's May Issue

Among our 100 reasons to love Portland: 5 sizzling bands, 5 world-class arts ensembles, essays by some of our favorite authors, and a bunch of nice ladies who like to chat about violent crimes.

05/05/2014 By Aaron Scott

CULTUREPHILE

5 Portland Arts Ensembles With Global Followings

We may take them for granted, but some of Portland’s best artists and ensembles are beloved around the world.

05/01/2014 By Aaron Scott

VISUAL ARTS

First Thursday May Gallery Guide

Arctic Circle pin-ups, aura portraits, empty billboards, and sightings of the Virgin Mary. This month's First Thursday lineup has it all—plus sunshine!

05/01/2014 By Aaron Scott

ON THE TOWN

PoMo Picks: May 2014

Whitney Houston Tribute, Lizzie Borden's ax-wielding musical, the World Horror Convention, and the rest of the month's best bets for things to see or do

05/01/2014 By Aaron Scott

TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tickets to Crosby, Stills, and Nash

The super group brings its enduring harmonies to the Keller in September. Tickets on sale May 9, and we're giving away a pair.

04/30/2014 By Aaron Scott