Grimm Obits

A look at how Portland thespians meet their ends on the NBC hit series.

10/16/2012 By Anne Adams

thistle do

Review: And So It Goes

As long as you don't treat Artists Rep's latest like a Vonnegut primer, you and your date will have a good time.

09/13/2012 By Anne Adams

record productivity

Mike Coykendall

After 30 years and 21 albums, this folk-rock "Band-pa" keeps it real with analogue recording, community collaboration, and an inexhaustible passion for music-making.

09/12/2012 By Anne Adams

dark secrets

La Contessa's Late-Night Radio Confessional

Meet a late-night radio sensation with a secret identity and a worldwide listenership who holds her own niche among "Portland Weird" performers.

09/11/2012 Edited by Anne Adams By Riley Stevenson

gallery grazing

First Thursday Sampler

Industrial and rural landscapes, masked men, abstract fleshy forms, and more!

09/05/2012 By Anne Adams

murals & monuments

August Arts News

Winners, movers, budgets and boards! Find out which arts orgs did what with whom.

08/29/2012 By Anne Adams

art imitates art

Push Leg Reframes Edward Hopper for the Stage

Mid-twentieth-century American artists are the new muses for Portland performers. Push Leg Physical Theater works up a version of Edward Hopper's Nighthawks

08/27/2012 By Anne Adams

Movin' Out

Outdoor Dance Abounds!

Nothing enlivens a dance performance like an actual breath of fresh air.

08/24/2012 By Anne Adams

We Heart Video

Wax Fingers: New Video + Album Release

Wax Fingers release a new EP. Check out their eerie new video!

08/24/2012 By Anne Adams

Bluegrass in the Boonies

String Summit: Yonder Mountain String Band

Lookie Yonder! Culturephile interviews Yonder Mountain String Band at Northwest String Summit.

08/17/2012 Edited by Anne Adams By Camille Grigsby-Rocca

supernatural skills

Nerding Out Over ParaNorman

In the following teasers, creator Chris Butler and others explain how they made their forthcoming spooky kids’ movie ParaNorman. Former insider Anne Ad...

08/16/2012 By Anne Adams

international ink tank

Painted in Portland, Copied in China

How Wynde Dyer’s Production/Reproduction series experimented with inter-artist interpretation and world trade.

08/13/2012 By Anne Adams

organic music

Pickathon Pictures!

Did you go to Pickathon? If so, we have memories to share—and if not, click through our slide show anyway and become an honorary happy camper.

08/09/2012 By Anne Adams

beyond genre

Pickathon Profile: Dr. Dog

Bassist and lead singer Toby Leaman talks fans, fest, loyalty, apocalypse and hats.

08/08/2012 By Anne Adams


Portland Playhouse at Pickathon

Usually renowned for tense modern drama, the can-do troupe loosened up this weekend to amuse folkier fans.

08/06/2012 By Anne Adams


Fest-Heads Give "WTF" High Praise

The inaugural What The Festival, an electronic and dance music convergence in White River Canyon, seemed to pop off with nary a first-year glitch. At the hei...

08/02/2012 By Anne Adams

a rare gem

Leslie & The Lys Tonight!

07/30/2012 By Anne Adams

pop! wow.

PDX Pop Now: Photos and Album

Click through the slides (Left) and read PM’s summary of the Compilation CD (Below).

07/26/2012 By Anne Adams

in the loop

July Arts News

Find out which arts entities got beaucoup grant bucks, who’s up for awards, and who was welcomed aboard. Fiending for further details? Follow the link...

07/25/2012 By Anne Adams