House Party

Choose Your Quarantine House, Portland

OK, we’ll do this, too.

04/25/2020 By Margaret Seiler and Portland Monthly Staff

Art from Home

How to Stream and Support Portland Artists During the Coronavirus Outbreak

A rotating list of online events by Portland-area artists and the most direct ways to get money in their pockets.

03/20/2020 By Conner Reed and Fiona McCann

Art

CULT Wants You to See the Value in Objects

The new Pearl District shop features rare books, toys, sneakers, and more

02/18/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Music

Portland Lesbian Choir Commemorates 19th Amendment with 100th Anniversary Concert

Born to Celebrate! runs for two nights this weekend at the Central Lutheran Church.

02/06/2020 By Kyle Sosa

Dance

Listening to Silence Asks Us to Lend An Ear

The new piece from Portland's Creative Laureate has been brewing since she was an undergraduate.

01/29/2020 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 16–19

Chadwick Stokes and King Princess come to town, Profile opens a Pulitzer-winner, and a pair of photo exhibits stay on at Blue Sky.

01/15/2020 By Conner Reed and Olivia Wolf

Review

Defunkt's Smokefall Beguiles, Befuddles, and Lingers

The Portland premiere of Noah Haidle's hallucinatory, imperfect show is a stimulating if uneven watch.

10/21/2019 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 17–20

Portland's own Dodgr hosts an all-star Roseland show, Smokefall opens at Defunkt, and the 8th annual Portland Film Festival continues!

10/16/2019 By Kiva Hanson, Olivia Wolf, Conner Reed, and Alli Weseman

Petal Power

One Portland Artist's Wild, Colorful Flower Art

Manu Torres’s floral work—inspired by the opulence of 16th-century Dutch still lifes—straddles the line between timeless and ultramodern.

10/16/2019 By Shannon Henderson

Art

This Portland Artist Uses Her Own Hair to Explore Race

Catch Lisa Jarrett's latest show Future Ancestors at Ori this month.

09/23/2019 By Fiona McCann

TBA

A Time-Based Recap of the Time-Based Art Festival

Stray on-the-clock observations from Portland's most unpredictable two-week art party.

09/19/2019 By Conner Reed

Connections

Portland in Color’s First Live Event Connects Creatives and Industry Experts

The online hub for black, Indigenous, and/or people of color artists expands with networking party Rose City Rolodex.

05/07/2019 By Kelly Clarke

Arts & Crafts

Just Look at These Awesome, Metalhead Teapots

The Oregon College of Art and Craft will stop handing out degrees in May, but its amazing craft works live on.

02/22/2019 By Wriik Maui

OUT AND ABOUT

Consider the Bowl

Forget bowling alone: the MoCC gathers bowls to reveal the beauty of one of the necessities of home life.

08/15/2013 By Kristin Belz

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

Desirables

Dear Ida, Will You Paint My House?

Honor your humble home with its own custom-drawn portrait.

06/04/2012 By Kristin Belz

Gift Giving

Prints of the City

Indulge in affordable art as graduation and wedding gifts this spring.

04/22/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Filling Spaces with Color

Immerse yourself in a new shop that is a beautiful melange of colors, textures and patterns.

04/02/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Hot Wheels Come in a Boxx

For early adopters, a new design object to covet – and to zip around town on.

03/25/2012 By Kristin Belz

Culturephile

Avant Bard

A new piano-pounding narrator gives Shakespeare's _Cymbeline_ a jazzy jolt.

12/23/2011 By Martin Patail