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2018 Light a Fire Awards

The legacy of community continues at Portland Monthly’s 14th Annual Light a Fire awards dinner and celebration.



Slide Show: Portland Monthly’s Woman Up

Photos from Woman Up’s Weekend of Wellness and celebration of the bold women reshaping our state


Editor's Note

At Light a Fire, Portlanders Can Help Keep the Flame Burning

Portland Monthly's annual celebration of the city's best nonprofits and community change makers feels especially important this year.

10/26/2017 By Zach Dundas

Maker Mixer 2017

Slide Show: Portland Monthly's 2017 Maker Mixer

Photos from our 2017 Design Annual Launch Party at WeWork Custom House

10/16/2017 Photography by Jason DeSomer

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Slide Show: Portland Monthly's Total Brewclipse PDX

An Astronomical Party!

08/15/2017 Photography by Jason DeSomer


Get Ready for August's Total Eclipse with an Insane Beer Festival

On August 5, Portland Monthly throws a beer bash for the astronomical event of the century (barring an asteroid or doomsday solar flare).

07/06/2017 By Marty Patail


Forget High School: Head to an Epic Adult Prom This Week for Charity

How a former exec turned a desire for IRL connection into a massive dance party.

06/19/2017 By Eden Dawn

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Slide Show: Portland Bride and Groom's Sixth Annual Rocked Bridal Event

Photos from our couture bridal event, where brides, grooms, and their posses got ready to rock their weddings!

05/02/2017 Photography by Lovely Day Photography

Bridal Events

Get Rocked! at Portland Bride and Groom's Bridal Bonanza

From full-on fantasy wedding fairylands to rivers of Champagne, the magazine's sixth annual bridal couture extravaganza just might rival your big day.

03/24/2017 Photography by Meagan Nolan

Slide Show: FLARE! Portland Monthly's 2nd Annual Pride Kickoff Party

FLARE 2016

Photos from our dance party, fashion show, and fundraiser at Zidell Yards



Portland’s Top LGBTQ Designers Take to the Catwalk for Flare

Portland Monthly hosts its first-ever fashion show as part of our Pride party, Flare. Here’s why you need to be there.

06/13/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

Supporting Good. Promoting Collaboration. Connecting Community.

Slide Show: Portland Monthly's FACETIME PDX

Connecting the leaders shaping Portland's Future


Winter Remedy 2016

Slide Show: Portland Monthly’s Top Doctors + Nurses Honorary Reception

Photos from the evening, courtesy of Mario Gallucci


2015 Design Annual Launch Party

Slide Show: Portland Monthly's Design Annual Launch Party

Photos from our October First Thursday Design Annual Launch party hosted by the Joinery



Slide Show: Portland Monthly 's 11th Annual Light a Fire Awards

Photos from our annual showcase of local individuals and organizations making Portland a better place to live, love, give, and grow



Slide Show: Portland Monthly's One Tough Mother of a Party

Photos from Columbia Sportswear and Portland Monthly’s Tough Mother party featuring the original tough mother herself, Gert Boyle, Columbia’s chair and CEO, ...



5 Reasons to Check out Rose City Comic Con

Carrie Fisher! Bitch Planet! “Personhood in Battlestar Galactica!” You don't want to miss the fun coming to town September 19-20.

08/31/2015 By Rachel Sandstrom


Tickets Are Now Available for Generocity, Portland's First Nonprofit Cocktail Party

One night to learn, celebrate, and connect with nonprofits that are changing the world locally and globally!


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Celebrate Portland's Rising Stars

Portland Monthly and Knowledge Universe join forces to honor 32 of Portland’s Rising Stars


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Light A Fire Awards Dinner

Celebrate the 15 hardworking nonprofit groups and individuals featured in our November issue by joining us at our annual Light A Fire awards dinner.