At any given time, your Fine Print blogger might be any staffer on the Portland Monthly masthead. We’re keeping an eye out for newsy or randomly interesting bits we think might interest you, and occasionally we’ll talk about the inner workings of the magazine—why we ran a particular story or chose one cover design over another, for instance.


2013 Outdoor Summer Concerts and Festivals Guide

Your complete guide for all the sun-soaked concerts and festivals Portland has to offer, including McMenamins Edgefield, the Oregon Zoo, Pickathon, and PDX Pop Now.

07/10/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff With Claire Gordon


First Thursday/Wednesday: July Picks

First Thursday moves to Wednesday this week (due to 4th of July) for a patriotic explosion of fine art.

07/02/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff Edited by Claire Gordon


Top Things to Do This Weekend: Mar 15-17

Provocative art, jazz hands, and stripped-down blues are on our calendar.

03/14/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff


PDX Int'l Film Fest Preview

PIFF kicks off two-weeks and 135 films tonight, and we wade in for some picks and previews.

02/07/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff


12 Albums for 2012

Remembering this year's must-hear local records

12/26/2012 By Portland Monthly Staff


2012's Best Books

Local lit we gave our stamp of approval to this year.

12/20/2012 By Portland Monthly Staff


Holiday Shows Not to Miss

We don't have a partridge in a pear tree, but we've got Bach, the Beatles, and the Big Lebowski.

12/20/2012 By Portland Monthly Staff


December First Thursday Picks

Rippling abs, muddy jockeys, South American deserts, and more invite you out to December gallery hunting.

12/06/2012 By Portland Monthly Staff


Video: The Dan Plan

Can golf be mastered in 10,000 hours?

08/19/2011 With Portland Monthly Staff


Beer n’ Burgers

Street Party in the Pearl

07/13/2010 By Portland Monthly Staff

Culture Calendar

Make My Weekend

Dining, dinosaurs, cellos, and more cellos

08/06/2009 By Portland Monthly Staff

The Sporting Life

Trail Blazers: An Emotional Preview

With a little luck, it could happen.

08/05/2009 By Portland Monthly Staff

Star Gazing

Portland, We Have a Baldwin

Second-oldest brother Daniel has his eye on P-town.

07/29/2009 By Portland Monthly Staff