POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 7–10

Float the Willamette. Ask Cheryl Strayed for love advice. Welcome back comedian Amy Miller for a live album recording. Party on at the Mississippi Street Fair. We see you, weekend.

07/07/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson, Kailla Coomes, and Lisa Dunn

MUSIC

July: A Month of Concerts in 20 Songs

From a Portland Cello Project tribute to Prince to the free, all-ages extravaganza of PDX Pop Now, July promises a stellar lineup of live music.

07/05/2016 By Lisa Dunn, Rebecca Jacobson, and Fiona McCann

ACTIVISM

Wieden & Kennedy Employees Shame Pro-Gun Politicians for Meaningless Tweets

A group of employees at the Portland ad agency is turning politicians' "thoughts and prayers" into a book for charity.

06/24/2016 By Lisa Dunn

MUSIC

Pour Yourself a Cup of Ambition for Dolly Parton Hoot Night

Shake off the 9 to 5 at Siren Nation's annual hootenanny.

06/23/2016 By Lisa Dunn

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 23–26

Whether you want to go bare (the World Naked Bike Ride) or barefoot (deep-voiced pianist Benjamin Clementine), this weekend's got a little somethin' for everyone.

06/23/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson, Lisa Dunn, and Fiona McCann

PORTLAND PRIDE

Portland's Powerful Response to the Orlando Massacre

In the wake of one of the deadliest shootings in American history, our city takes up the call to action.

06/17/2016 By Lisa Dunn

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 16–19

Avant-garde tap dance, porch music in Irvington, the funniest Canadian you've never heard of, a big-voiced baritone at Revolution Hall, and everything for Pride—the days are long and the weekend is full.

06/16/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson, Ramona DeNies, and Lisa Dunn

SPORTS

Is This the Greatest Disc Golf Shot of All Time?

Magic happened in Milo McIver State Park this week.

06/15/2016 By Lisa Dunn

ARCHITECTURE

Yes, the Memorial Coliseum Is Now a "National Treasure"

The symbolic designation could save the controversial 56-year-old stadium from the wrecking ball.

06/10/2016 By Lisa Dunn

BEER ME

Geeks Drinking: It's Portland Beer Week!

Eleven days of wonky workshops, bottle launches, chef collaborations, and really great poster art. So what if it's not technically a week—PBW can take all the time it needs.

06/10/2016 By Ramona DeNies and Lisa Dunn

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 9–12

Funkmasters Ural Thomas and the Pain celebrate their debut LP, Caravan Palace brings electro-swing to the Crystal, Weekend at Bernie's returns to the stage, and Pedalpalooza kicks off a month of bike fun.

06/09/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson, Ramona DeNies, Lisa Dunn, and Fiona McCann

BOOKS AND TALKS

How Do You Make White People Laugh? Negin Farsad Has Some Suggestions

The Iranian-American filmmaker and comedian is in town with new book How to Make White People Laugh. She talks about standing out among the "white guys with brown hair and glasses."

06/09/2016 By Lisa Dunn

BOOKS

Five Reasons You Should Read Lindy West’s Shrill Like, Yesterday

The sharp-as-a-tack writer cruised through town earlier this month to read from her essay collection, Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman. If you missed her in person, get your hands on the book, stat.

06/07/2016 By Lisa Dunn

COMEDY

The 11 Best Jokes from the Bridgetown Comedy Festival

Funny people flocked to Portland this weekend for the ninth annual fest. Here are the moments that made us laugh longest and hardest.

06/06/2016 By Marty Patail, Rebecca Jacobson, Katie Vaughan, and Lisa Dunn

MUSIC

June: A Month of Portland Concerts in 20 Songs

From legendary filmmaker and composer John Carpenter to local R&B favorite Kimberly Monique, Portland in June promises a killer lineup of live performances.

06/02/2016 By Lisa Dunn and Rebecca Jacobson

MUSIC

If You Don’t Love Aretha Franklin’s 'Ain’t No Way,' You’re Probably a Robot

We talked to beloved Portland record producer Tucker Martine, ahead of Songs We Love Live—Tiny Desk Concerts' touring show—coming to the Doug Fir on May 9.

05/05/2016 By Lisa Dunn