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

PHOTOGRAPHY SLIDE SHOW

Arthur Hitchcock Walked Across America. You Should See the Photos.

At age 19, the photographer set off on a 4100-mile trek across the continent—and the American soul. His show opens with presentations on Apr 2 & 3.

03/26/2014 By Aaron Scott

SLIDE SHOW

A Portland Artist's Mindboggling Buckminster Fuller Book

Cole Gerst's Kickstarter-funded tome celebrates the inventor's radical vision of home, design, and society.

03/03/2014 By Zach Dundas

Slideshow

Portland Artist Cole Gerst's Amazing Buckminster Fuller Book

The Kickstarter-funded 'Poet of Geometry' explores the great inventor's radical, mind-blowing work.

02/28/2014

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 30–Feb 2

Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis release Wildwood's finale, Dweezil Zappa plays dad's old songs, and Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre takes on an even older Norse legend.

01/30/2014 By Nathan Tucker

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do this Weekend: Jan 2–5

Not worn out from the holidays? Then catch the last week of the art museum's Samurai and Contemporary NW Art exhibitions and the first week of two new film festivals.

12/30/2013 By Aaron Scott

Article

Stephan Alexandr Makes It Home

The local artist and designer's show at Gallery Zero reflects on a decade of creating in Portland before a big move south to LA.

11/15/2013 By Nathan Tucker

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Oct 17-20

Indie bands hijack the symphony, female comics conquer the stage, OBT infiltrates your dreams, and Turkey commandeers Rambo. It's a weekend of artistic invasions!

10/17/2013 Edited by Aaron Scott and Nathan Tucker By Portland Monthly Staff

Slideshow

Slide Show: Photographer Carli Davidson

A local photographer goes from blogs to book deal with her photos of dogs midshimmy.

10/11/2013

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 3–6

First Thursday, Wordstock, Samurai's at the art museum, Steve Martin, and the Pet Shop Boys makes the weekend too much to handle.

10/03/2013 Edited by Aaron Scott and Nathan Tucker By Portland Monthly Staff

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Mid-Fest Field Notes

TBA is like a mack truck of art barreling through the city with no breaks. We recap what's happened and look forward to the best still to come. Thru Sept. 22

09/19/2013 By Aaron Scott

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Getting To Know You(Tube) at the Works

Day 5: A team of “experts” led us deep into the culture of YouTube—a journey both hilarious and profound (but mostly hilarious).

09/17/2013 By Ally Bordas

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Linda Austin/David Eckard

Day 4: Two local TBA veterans team up for the first time in a risky effort at fusing dance and sculpture. Thru Sept. 18

09/16/2013 By Randy Gragg

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 15-18

PDX Adult Soapbox Derby! Summer Shakespeare reaches its zenith! The Monkees reunite (and it's not just a joke)! Get summer while it's hot!

08/13/2013 Videography by Portland Monthly Staff

VISUAL ART

Q&A: Paintallica + Rocksbox = Rockin’ Art

Artist Dan Attoe talks about the chainsaws, beer, sculptures, and raucousness that will fill Rocksbox when Paintallica takes over. Aug 10–Sept 21

08/08/2013 By Aaron Scott

DESIRABLES

Japanese Garden Moon & More

The Behind the Shoji art show and sale is a summertime rite of passage.

08/02/2013 By Kristin Belz

CULTURE

Portland's International Mural Festival

Forest for the Trees will turn global street artists loose on the city's blank spaces.

08/01/2013 By Sam Coggeshall

EVENTS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 18–21

Just about every music festival and artist you want to see is performing this weekend. Take a look at our picks to figure out your sonic and outdoors schedule.

07/18/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff and Claire Gordon

VISUAL ARTS

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

REVIEW

MOCC's Object Focus: The Bowl

The Museum of Contemporary Craft’s enjoyable exhibition focuses on the humble, everyday object.

07/01/2013 By Randy Gragg