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.

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 12–15

Pride takes over the city, Once rocks your heart, LitHop fills Alberta bars with authors and book-lovers, and there are two types of people in the world: Tom Robbins people, and Dolly Parton people (okay, maybe not...).

06/12/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff

SPORTS

Portland Monthly's World Cup Predictions

The world's biggest soccer party starts Thursday, June 12 and our editors offer their expert analysis.

06/11/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Inside Fogo de Chão

The meat-eaters at Portland Monthly headed over for Friday lunch at downtown's new Brazilian churrascaria...here's what we thought.

06/09/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 5-8

The Naked Bike Ride bares PDX, Shine a Light turns the art museum into a party, Jesse Eisenberg stars in a thriller filmed in Oregon, Colin Meloy talks the Pogues, First Thursday sees sun, and more.

06/05/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 28-31

Tickets go on sale for Tom Petty, Beck, and the Avett Brothers; the Decemberists play Castaways and Cutouts in its entirety, Artists Rep Playboy is a theatrical delight, and skeletons sing opera.

05/29/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 22-25

Hugh Laurie serenades you, Lizzy: The Musical and Macbeth cover you in blood, and James Broughton incites you to "follow your own weird" (long before it was a Portland tagline), plus plenty more to fill a Memorial Weekend spent in town.

05/22/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 15-18

A trio of great plays, a trio of great authors (Ursula K. Le Guin, Cheryl Strayed, and Lidia Yuknavitch), and tickets go on sale to Lauryn Hill (sans Fugees trio).

05/15/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 8-12

The Bridgetown Comedy Festival conquers all, The Pirates of Penzance opens, and Othello and PAM's Venice exhibition close. Heed!

05/08/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

POSTSCRIPT

Reasons to Complain About Portland

From brunch lines to our terrible drivers, we balance our May issue love fest with a little bit of whine.

05/01/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 1–May 4

If you want to laugh, don't miss the Aces. If you want to dress up, shimmy out to Portland Prom. And if you want to geek out, well, May the Fourth be with you.

04/30/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 24-27

Don't miss OBT dancer Alison Roper's final performance, the Red Dress Party, SNL comic Norm MacDonald, or tickets to Broken Bells, the Head and the Heart, and the Oregon Zoo Concerts.

04/24/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 17-20

Watch ballerina Alison Roper's last dance, laugh till you hurt with Chelsea Handler, catch the best of the NW Filmmakers' Fest, and dive into Theatre Vertigo's pool (no water)—just watch your head!

04/17/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 10-13

TEDx Portland, Cthulhu, unicorns, boxing dancers, tough guys reading poetry, and the Breast Variety Show Ever. Stay weird, Portland. (Also, Justin Timberlake tickets!)

04/10/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

Weekend Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 3–6

First Thursday, Photo Month, free Pink Martini concert in Pioneer Square, all-star rock benefit, and dance projected on a 50-foot downtown wall. The weekend gets fancy.

04/03/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Mar 27–30

Cirque du Soleil opens, the Eagles go on sale, Grimm star David Giuntoli haunts Live Wire, Chanticleer takes a sonic voyage from Joni Mitchell to Johnny Cash, and so much more.

03/27/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

OFF THE RECORD

Sandwich Headline Puns That Could Have Been

A behind-the-scenes look at groan-worthy sandwich issue titles that didn't make the cut.

03/04/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff

Weekend Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 27-Mar 2

Portlandia premieres, Wynton Marsalis blows through town, and retrospectives kick off for both Studio Ghibli and Burt Lancaster. In other words, something for everyone.

02/27/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Nathan Tucker

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 20-23

The PDX Jazz Festival lures local and national talent, PIFF extends its run, and two local theater companies tackle heavy subject matter.

02/20/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Nathan Tucker

SPORTS

Portland Monthly's Super Bowl Predictions

Sunday's Big Game is only a few days away. We asked our staff to pick the winner.

01/29/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff

BOOK & TALKS

February's Lit and Storytelling Events

There’s a lot of book love to go around this month, from lit-power couple Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis to international author Isabel Allende to the bday bash for William Stafford.

01/29/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Kristin Leigh