ART

Sage Sohier's Portraits of 1980s Same-Sex Couples At Blue Sky Gallery Catch the Eye of the 'New York Times'

Sage Sohier's series, on display at Blue Sky Gallery, takes us into the homes of same-sex couples during the most defining decades of the gay rights movement. Thru Nov 2

10/21/2014 By Matthew Schonfeld

MUSIC

The Rumors Are True: A New Sleater-Kinney Album Is On The Way

After a decade apart, Portland's iconic rock threesome announces it's reuniting for a new album and tour.

10/20/2014 By Matthew Schonfeld

MUSIC

I Listened To Seven Sleater-Kinney Albums In Seven Hours

To celebrate the release of Sleater-Kinney's remastered box set, Start Together, we spent a whole day listening to the Northwest punk pioneers' full catalog straight through.

10/16/2014 By Matthew Schonfeld

BOOKS & TALKS

Taxidermy Like You've Never Seen It Before

Artist Robert Marbury shares picks from his guide to rogue taxidermy art, which includes PDX artist Peter Gronquist. Oct 13.

10/09/2014 By Matthew Schonfeld

REEL MUSIC

Critic's Picks for the Reel Music Film Festival

Elliott Smith, Nick Cave, Johnny Cash, and Nas are just four of the must see movies at this year's Reel Music. Oct 10–22

10/06/2014 By Matthew Schonfeld

TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tickets to the New Pornographers

Canada's the New Pornographers take their explosive brand of dynamic indie-pop to the Crystal Ballroom October 8 to support their latest, Brill Bruiser.

10/01/2014 By Matthew Schonfeld

PROJECT PABST

Project Pabst Pours Over Zidell Yards

Music lovers and beer guzzlers flocked to Zidell Yards for the debut of this PBR-soaked music fest to hear everybody from Tears For Fears to GZA to Modest Mouse.

09/29/2014 By Matthew Schonfeld

FILM

Laika's The Boxtrolls Premieres, And So Does A New Nike Boxtroll Shoe

The highly anticipated 3D animated film is finally here, and the Oregon-based studio is celebrating with a new Boxtroll-themed Nike sneaker.

09/26/2014 By Matthew Schonfeld

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept 25-28

The Boxtrolls opens; the city's ambitious new music fest, Project Pabst, kicks off; the art museum gets wacky; and Penny Lane tells you all about the glory days in 'Almost Famous.'

09/24/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Matthew Schonfeld

PROJECT PABST

5 Must-See Bands At Project Pabst

The brand new music fest features a line-up of 42 acts over 3 nights, including Tears for Fears, Modest Mouse, and Violent Femmes. Here's our shortlist of five must-see bands.

09/24/2014 By Matthew Schonfeld

TICKET GIVEAWAY + INTERVIEW

What to Expect at the First Ever Project Pabst—Plus, Win Passes

The Milwaukee brewery sends a love letter to PDX: a three-day music fest. We get the lowdown from the organizers and give away weekend passes.

09/23/2014 By Matthew Schonfeld

ARTS NEWS

XRAY.fm Radio Expands to 107.1 FM

Portland's upstart radio station starts broadcasting on 107.1 FM on Sept 22, taking over the frequency from KZME and greatly expanding its reach. It also will expand its programming.

09/22/2014 By Matthew Schonfeld

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 18-21

Gillian Anderson, Herbie Hancock, Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me's Peter Sagal, Ben Folds, Maria Bamford. They're not just stars, they're people at the top of their games—and they're all in town this weekend.

09/18/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Matthew Schonfeld

THEATER

Playwright Rickerby Hinds on Making Poetry from Police Brutality

Hinds uses hip-hop to turn the story of the killing of a black teen into a poignant theater experience at Milagro, Sept 19–20.

09/16/2014 By Matthew Schonfeld

CONCERT REVIEW + SLIDESHOW

Lil’ Wayne “Wins” Battle With Drake, Lays His Claim To Portland

The rap battle royale of the year took over Sleep Country Amphitheater this Saturday, and everybody won.

09/15/2014 By Matthew Schonfeld

TBA:14 Field Notes

THEESatisfaction Kick Off PICA’s T.B.A. Festival with Synchronized Dance Moves

The annual art fest filled its new late-night digs in SE Portland with one of the most engaged, diverse opening crowds yet.

09/12/2014 By Matthew Schonfeld

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 11–14

This weekend's rumbles: Drake vs. Lil Wayne, PICA's TBA Fest vs. XOXO Fest, Béla Fleck and his banjo vs. the Oregon Symphony, the Breeders vs. "Cannonball," and Badass Theatre vs. South American revolutionaries.

09/11/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Matthew Schonfeld

FILM

Reese Witherspoon Gets Oscar Attention for 'Wild' and Announces New Film with Todd Haynes

The filmed-in-Oregon feature is charming critics and audiences from Telluride to Toronto, and Witherspoon and Haynes will team up for a future Peggy Lee biopic.

09/10/2014 By Matthew Schonfeld