Film

What Is This Shot of the Portland Skyline Doing in the New Daniel Radcliffe Trailer?

Guns Akimbo, which looks dumb, is out March 5.

01/16/2020 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 16–19

Chadwick Stokes and King Princess come to town, Profile opens a Pulitzer-winner, and a pair of photo exhibits stay on at Blue Sky.

01/15/2020 By Conner Reed and Olivia Wolf

Review

Beckett Women Is a Mesmerizing Scream

The latest from the Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble is a twisty, agitated wonder.

01/14/2020 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 9–12

The Hollywood uncages Nic Cage, PETE premieres a Beckett foursome, and the folk festival returns.

01/08/2020 By Conner Reed

Animation

Laika Just Cleared the Path for Its First Academy Award

The Hillsboro stop-motion studio netted its first-ever Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature last night.

01/06/2020 By Conner Reed

Music

Vaporwave Superstar Vektroid Will Release Another Macintosh Plus Album In 2020

The Portland-based electronic musician released Floral Shoppe in 2011, putting vaporwave on the map.

01/03/2020 By Conner Reed

Interview

Catching Up with RACC Leader Madison Cario, One Year In

‘One of the biggest problems and opportunities for Portland is the number of people moving here.’

12/31/2019 By Conner Reed

The Essentials

13 Things to See and Do in Portland: January 2020

Hedwig and Beckett hit the stage, the folk festival returns, and a beloved local painter showcases new work

12/31/2019 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: December 19–21

Portland Playhouse brings back its annual Christmas Carol, Melancholy Play closes at Third Rail, and a slew of gallery shows round out the weekend.

12/18/2019 By Conner Reed and Olivia Wolf

Music

The New Harry Styles Album Pays Tribute to... Oregon Poet Richard Brautigan?

Fine Line's second single might be an ode to a Tacoma-born, tall-hat-wearing, Eugene-living beat poet.

12/17/2019 By Conner Reed

Podcasts

Listen to the WNYC Podcast About Portland Monthly & ProPublica's Gordon Sondland Story

Our sources and reporters speak on a special episode of Trump, Inc.

12/04/2019 By Conner Reed

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec 5–8

John Waters hits the Aladdin, three great gallery shows open, and Roald Dahl gets the musical treatment at Northwest Children's Theater.

12/04/2019 By Conner Reed and Olivia Wolf

Q&A

John Waters Talks Christmas Traditions and Yuletide Manslaughter

Catching up with the Pope of Trash before A John Waters Christmas: Filthier and Merrier comes to the Aladdin on Friday, December 6

12/02/2019 By Conner Reed

Breaking news

Local and National Outlets Respond to Gordon Sondland Sexual Misconduct Story

When Portland Monthly and ProPublica published a story detailing three women's accounts of sexual misconduct by Gordon Sondland, Portland and the US responded. (Sondland denies the allegations.)

11/27/2019 By Conner Reed

Great Little Shops 2019

Beacon Sound Is One of Portland's Great Record Stores

With everything from ambient albums to anarchist streetwear, prepare to spend hours inside this Southeast music store.

11/26/2019 By Conner Reed

The Essentials

12 Things to See and Do in Portland: December 2019

John Waters hits the Aladdin, Milagro rewrites Dickens, and NW Dance Project fills your winter cup.

11/26/2019 By Conner Reed

Theater

This Portland Actor Channels Die Hard's Hans Gruber Every Holiday Season

A Q&A with actor Landy Lamb, who shines as German mastermind Hans Gruber in Funhouse Lounge's Die Hard: The Musical

11/26/2019 By Conner Reed

Arts

2019’s Best Oregon-Born Culture, From Potent Whispers to Vivid Dances to Twitter Comedy

Plus, a play that melted our writer’s face off.

11/26/2019 By Conner Reed and Fiona McCann

Sculpture

Displaced by a Skate Park, a Treasured Piece of Public Art Finds A New Home

Finding a (new) contemplative place for Contemplative Place

11/26/2019 By Conner Reed

Q&A

For Portland Filmmaker Todd Haynes, Truth Is Richer Than Fiction

Haynes's new film, Dark Waters, opens in Portland on November 26.

11/25/2019 By Conner Reed