ART

The "World's Greatest Cat Painting" Is Coming to the Portland Art Museum

Long before the masses shared their cat photos on Facebook, aristocrats commissioned oil paintings.

01/22/2016 By Marty Patail

NEWS

This Portland Singer Is Going to ISIS-Controlled Syria for a Peace Concert

He calls himself the “Peace Troubadour,” and has sung in Iraq and Bosnia. Now he's bringing his classical guitar to Syria to "sing prayers of peace."

01/14/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Powell's Expands on Hawthorne

Plus: Portland Art Museum promises Warhol and Rodin, and Pickathon starts the party.

01/14/2016 By Fiona McCann

DESIGN

Can Mobile Apps Be Art?

One pioneering PCC course thinks so.

12/31/2015 By Marty Patail

NEWS

Facing Closure, 'Know Your City' Transitioning to Volunteer Model, Raising Emergency Funds

The 6-year-old social justice non-profit seeks to raise $12,000 to survive 2016.

12/21/2015 By Marty Patail

CITY NEWS

North Portland’s Iconic Paul Bunyan Statue is Finally Getting Some Love

Oregon’s only historic roadside attraction needs more than a new coat of paint.

11/10/2015 By Marty Patail

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Bitch Media’s New Writers Fellowships

Plus Artists Rep's ambitious new musical, Cuba Libre, extends its planned run ahead of opening night.

10/08/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Loch Lomond, Third Angle, and More

Loch Lomond's new tune, Third Angle's green move, RACC's Fellowship Award winners and a shout-out for the elfishly-inclined...

09/24/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News: Patti Smith and A Major Real Estate Bummer for Local Artists

Get your Patti Smith tickets stat! Plus Towne Storage Building's closure, a free Cuban music concert, a new playwright commission, and a toy sale at Portland Children's Museum.

09/17/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Wordstock's Kick-Ass Literary Line-Up

Plus a chance to sing with the Portland Opera, two local theater companies bag national awards, and a brand new Divers video to kick–start your weekend.

09/10/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News

The 'Gusbandry' web series premieres at the Portland Film Festival on Friday. Plus good news for Portland's arts community: there's a new theater space coming to Old Town this fall.

09/03/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Toby Froud In New Gallery Show

Plus a Portland musician's five-year court battle, last call for OBA submissions, Post5's team change and new shows of Disney on Ice Presents Frozen.

08/27/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Oregon Play Premiere Receives National Acclaim

Plus a hunt for magazine stories, grant time for visual artists, and two resignations on the Portland arts scene.

08/20/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Unknown Mortal Orchestra on Seth Meyers

Plus NW Dance Project’s Ching Ching Wong’s major national award, and last call for POWFest submissions.

08/13/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Patti Smith is Portland Bound!

Plus beloved bookstores Division Leap and Passages are on the move again, just months after opening in the Towne Storage building.

08/06/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—The Oregon Symphony's Record-Smashing Season

Plus Summer Cannibals' new video, Corrib Theatre's new season, lottery tickets for WICKED, and the arts organizations your arts tax is funding

07/30/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—All Hail The Domestics!

Plus the JAW Playwright's Festival, beer on screen, a new documentary on gentrification, and the opportunity to craft your own country song. . .

07/23/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Portlandia Meets Pickathon

Plus Wild Kratts is Portland bound, Hollywood Theater's birthday celebrations, and Fight Club rock opera, anyone?

07/16/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Tender Loving Empire's Expansion

Plus, a Portland play opens Off-Broadway, a Gus Van Sant-related time machine, and the Mississippi Street Fair's musical extras

07/09/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Modest Mouse's Mad New Video

Plus new digs for OBT and maybe for Bag&Baggage, PAM's new curator, and the countdown to TBA

07/01/2015 By Fiona McCann