Fall Arts

The Ultimate Falls Arts Guide 2019

Fall serves up drag royalty, radical dance, and searingly political arts. Here's your guide to the busiest season of the year.

08/27/2019 Edited by Rebecca Jacobson

Fall Arts 2019: Essentials

20 Can’t-Miss Portland Shows in Fall 2019

From Thom Yorke to Margaret Atwood, dystopian dance to symphonic hip-hop, here’s what you have to catch this season.

08/27/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson

Fall Arts 2019: Dance

Portland’s Body Home Fat Dance Blazes a Radical Path

The fast-rising company has all but abandoned the conventions of mainstream dance, with an in-progress work that explores fat bodies in motion.

08/27/2019 By Brendan Nagle

Fall Arts 2019: Visual Arts

For Hank Willis Thomas, All Art Is Political

In a major new exhibit at the Portland Art Museum, the Brooklyn-based conceptual artist takes on history, sports, and gun violence.

08/27/2019 By Emma Mannheimer

Fall Arts 2019: Profile

The Life of Drag Legend Darcelle Is Becoming a Musical

That’s No Lady is a song-fueled story of overcoming the odds to find love and acceptance amid sequins, feathers, and bawdy jokes.

08/27/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson

Fall Arts

20 Can't-Miss Portland Shows in Fall 2018

From Young Fathers to aquatic romance, Ukrainian puppets to Drake v. Tchaikovsky, here's what you have to catch this season.

08/14/2018 By Rebecca Jacobson and Fiona McCann

Fall Arts

20 Shows You Can't Miss in Portland in Fall 2017

From Joe Biden to George Saunders, cash-register exorcisms to garbage paintings, here's what you have to catch this season.

08/14/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson and Fiona McCann

Fall Arts 2016

Fall Arts Guide 2016: What You Can’t Miss in Portland This Season

From Amy Schumer to Brian Wilson, Warhol to Wordstock, here are the season’s top tickets.

08/15/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson

FALL ARTS

Behind the Curtain: Meet the People Who Make the Portland Art World Possible

Who really creates high culture's high season? The local specialists behind the scenes.

08/24/2015 By Fiona McCann

ARTS & CULTURE

Portland Fall Arts Calendar

The can’t-miss shows, events, and festivals that will define Portland’s cultural agenda this season

09/02/2014 By Aaron Scott, Marty Patail, Nathan Tucker, and Schuyler Keenan

FALL ARTS PREVIEW

How Laika is Revolutionizing Stop-Motion Animation with 'The Boxtrolls'

Portland's puppet-powered movie studio is pushing the limits of creativity and technology, melding 3-D printers with old-school craftsmanship.

09/02/2014 By Aaron Scott

ARTS & CULTURE

Fall Arts Calendar 2013

Our picks for the best of Portland music, theatre, arts, and talks in September, October, and November.

09/03/2013

ARTS & CULTURE

Fall Arts Preview: The New Class

Introducing the city's new wave of acclaimed arts leaders, along with our picks for the season's best shows.

09/03/2013 By Randy Gragg, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, and Claire Gordon Edited by Aaron Scott

Slideshow

Slide Show: Fall Arts Guide 2013

We asked the arts organizations included in our Fall Arts Guide to step inside the photo booth, and here are their crazy results—–knives, wigs, babies, and all!

08/20/2013

Feature

Fall Arts Preview: The Collaborative Way

Portland artists routinely team-up to break new ground. We've singled out a half-dozen partnerships for this fall's season preview.

08/23/2012 With Randy Gragg By Aaron Scott

DIY

Leaves, Light, and Luddites

Preserve the old-fashioned method of preserving leaves by pressing them in wax paper. Autumn leaves; beauty stays.

11/07/2011 By Kristin Belz