Performance

Portland Playhouse’s Wonderland Festival Defrosts Old Ideas

Through film, music, dance, and theater, the festival presents virtual holiday food for thought.

12/10/2020 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: European Soccer, Big Mouth, and More

The content in our queues, from queer midcentury romances to puberty cartoons

12/10/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Year in Review

The Best Oregon-Made Culture of 2020

From street art to stage sweat, these were the year’s most essential pieces.

12/05/2020 By Conner Reed and Fiona McCann

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: The Queen's Gambit, Hades, and More

The content in our queues, from chess prodigies to civil war ghosts and beyond

12/03/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Thanksgiving Classics, Wintry Westerns, and More

The content in our queues, from a disintegrating Barney to McCabe & Mrs. Miller

11/26/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: The Crown, Kamasi Washington, and More

From Gillian Anderson's Maggie Thatcher to a wildly queer-coded '50s western, here's a glimpse at our queues this week.

11/19/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Nov 12

The content in our queues, from Eater to Edith Bouvier

11/12/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

How to Chill Out While You Wait for Election Results

We know. We know. Here's how we're regulating our breath.

11/05/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Round Up

Looking for Some Help Making It Through Election Day?

Portland Monthly created this care package just for you.

11/03/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Live Event

Pennie Lane and Rolling Stone Editor Ben Fong-Torres Talk 20 Years of Almost Famous

The two join up for a one-night-only conversation to raise funds for Portland Center Stage.

10/26/2020 By Eden Dawn

Film

13 Oregon-Made Halloween Flicks to Add to Your Queues This October

From a Disney Channel original to an ’80s Daryl Hannah slasher, these homegrown horror films will spruce up your October programming.

10/21/2020 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Oct 15

The content in our queues, from Hocus Pocus to Barry Lyndon

10/15/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

TBA

Reflections of the Final Week of the 2020 Time-Based Art Festival

Flashy concept albums, dreamy choreo, and a soothing home concert round out TBA 2020.

10/13/2020 By Andrew Jankowski

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Oct 8

The content in our queues, from Pedro Infante to presidential body doubles

10/08/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Feature

How Portland Became a World Leader in Stop-Motion Animation

With historic ties to the medium and an uncommonly dedicated talent pool, the Rose City is a claymation juggernaut.

10/08/2020 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Oct 1

The content in our queues, from octopus affairs to Hill House hauntings.

10/01/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Q&A

Church of Film’s Muriel Lucas Is Praying for the Future of Cinema

“Hollywood was preparing its, like, 65th installment of James Bond when somebody captured something on a cell phone and it ignited a revolution around the wo...

09/30/2020 By Sam Pape

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: September 24

The content in our queues, from tacos to Thom Yorke

09/24/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Film

The NW Film Center Will Revive the 2020 Portland International Film Festival

A handful of titles that did not screen at PIFF in March will be available online and at the Zidell Yards drive-in from October 1–3.

09/21/2020 By Conner Reed