Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 25–28

Experimental film, solo storytelling, David Sedaris, and Taylor Dayne at CAP's Annual Art Auction!

04/25/2013 By John Chandler


Review: Radiation City's 'Animals in the Median'

This highly polished gem glitters with bossa nova whimsy and a dozen sophisticated pocket-orchestra pop songs.

04/18/2013 By John Chandler


Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 19–21

Bridgetown Comedy Festival, ballet, bikes, and a Broadway Bridge birthday bash are boiling on the stove this weekend.

04/17/2013 By John Chandler


Q&A: 'Simpsons' writer Dana Gould

Bridgetown Comedy Festival headliner talks about comedian collectives, 'The Simpsons,' and Portland's propensity for beards and hoodies.

04/17/2013 By John Chandler


Q&A: Local Bridgetown Comedian Nathan Brannon

Portland's own Nathan Brannon shares his thoughts on Bridgetown Comedy Festival.

04/16/2013 By John Chandler


Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 12–14

A pair of killer music fests—Soul'd Out and the Bender—anchor this weekend's cultural calendar.

04/11/2013 Photography by John Chandler


Q&A: Blitzen Trapper Drummer Brian Adrian Koch

A drummer trades in his sticks for the spotlight as he writes, directs, and stars in 'Manos: The Hands of Fate' at IFCC Apr 11–May 5.

04/09/2013 By John Chandler


Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 5–7

This weekend we're recommending a jazz interlude with the Oregon Symphony, a caustic comedienne, cavernous clay sculptures, and shiny psychedelic pop with Unknown Mortal Orchestra.

04/04/2013 By John Chandler


Robert Plant To Headline Waterfront Blues Festival!

Zeppelin frontman brings his new band to the blues festival July 7

04/02/2013 By John Chandler


Q&A: High-Maintenance Singer Dawn Oberg

At age 46, a veteran San Francisco pianist/singer takes her act on the road. For the first time!

04/02/2013 By John Chandler


Q&A: Michael Nesmith of the Monkees

Former Monkees guitarist talks tech, tools, and tunes in an email interview. Friday, March 29 at Aladdin Theater.

03/27/2013 By John Chandler


Dandy Warhols' 13 Songs in 13 Places

Portland pop stars visit a baker's dozen locations across the city today and tomorrow for a video compilation.

03/27/2013 By John Chandler


Review: The Pynnacles

Veteran Portland rockers band together to form a low-key supergroup with a super new album. March 30 at Tonic Lounge.

03/25/2013 By John Chandler


Q&A: Comedian Dave Hill

We chat with "professional moron" Dave Hill who will slay all comers at Funhouse Lounge tomorrow night!

03/20/2013 By John Chandler


Reading Frenzy Kickstarts Its Relaunch

Proprietor Chloe Eudaly rolls out a plan to relocate and expand her beloved bookstore, art gallery, and zine emporium.

03/19/2013 By John Chandler


Review: The Thermals' Desperate Ground

The adrenaline-fueled pop trio’s sixth album digs deep into the heart of aggression.

03/15/2013 By John Chandler


Bridgetown Comedy Fest is Coming!

It's another full-to-bursting lineup of comic giants at the sixth annual festival of funny on SE Hawthorne.

03/14/2013 By John Chandler


Q&A: Director Penelope Spheeris

The director of 'Wayne's World' is the guest of honor at this weekend's Portland Oregon Women's Film Festival.

03/06/2013 By John Chandler


March Music Moderne's Shows To Know

Three weeks of wide-ranging classical concerts, from "well-heeled to shoestring," begin Thursday!

03/06/2013 By John Chandler


Win Tickets to the Blind Boys of Alabama!

Grammy-winning gospel ensemble graces Mississippi Studios this Sunday. And we've got tickets to give away!

03/05/2013 By John Chandler