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

Pomo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 21–24

White Bird celebrates an old master, Nicole Byer comes to town, and Lisa Jarrett's hair-centric show closes at the Ori.

11/20/2019 By Conner Reed, Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, and Kiva Hanson

Book Festival 2019

The Portland Book Festival Is Good for More Than Just Meet Cutes

The event heralded in its 15th year on Saturday, and proved why it’s one of the city’s most essential.

11/11/2019 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 7–10

The Portland Book Festival returns, BodyVox tackles Shakespeare with Death and Delight, and Cherokee Nation member Brenda Mallory opens a new show at Upfor.

11/07/2019 By Conner Reed, Rebecca Jacobson, and Fiona McCann

Exceptional Community Contribution

This Portland Charter School Is Closing the Achievement Gap for Black and Brown Kids

KairosPDX is already seeing results.

10/23/2019 By Conner Reed

Extraordinary Board Member

Becky Blumer Delivers Groceries and Kindness to Seniors and People with Disabilities

“I grew up in a small community where it felt like a given that people took care of each other.”

10/23/2019 By Conner Reed

The Essentials

13 Things to See and Do in Portland: November 2019

Carla Rossi clowns around, Sleater-Kinney shreds at the Crystal, and national treasure Nicole Byer hits Helium.

10/23/2019 By Conner Reed, Fiona McCann, and Rebecca Jacobson

Books

How Tin House Changed the Game for Portland Writers

20 years in, we take a look at the Portland lit mag-slash-publishing house.

10/23/2019 By Conner Reed

Interview

Kim Petras on Elvira, the 'Monster Mash,' and Her Dream Collaboration

The rising pop star will come to the Roseland this Thursday to support her Halloween record Turn Off the Light.

10/22/2019 By Conner Reed

Review

Defunkt's Smokefall Beguiles, Befuddles, and Lingers

The Portland premiere of Noah Haidle's hallucinatory, imperfect show is a stimulating if uneven watch.

10/21/2019 By Conner Reed

Review

The View from Fuse Theatre Ensemble's Bridge is Bright, Indeed

Fuse's production of A View from the Bridge, staged in a warehouse north of Slabtown, will run for one more weekend.

10/18/2019 By Conner Reed