NORTHWEST EVENTS

Goonies Day is Almost Here!

Starting June 6, Astoria pulls out the stops to celebrate the '80s cult classic. Yes, it's a thing.

05/15/2014 By Nicole Cordier

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 15-18

A trio of great plays, a trio of great authors (Ursula K. Le Guin, Cheryl Strayed, and Lidia Yuknavitch), and tickets go on sale to Lauryn Hill (sans Fugees trio).

05/15/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 1–May 4

If you want to laugh, don't miss the Aces. If you want to dress up, shimmy out to Portland Prom. And if you want to geek out, well, May the Fourth be with you.

04/30/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

FILM

Star Wars Day: May the Fourth Be with You

Your Complete Guide to A Galaxy Far, Far, Away in Portland on the international celebration of all things Star Wars

04/29/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 24-27

Don't miss OBT dancer Alison Roper's final performance, the Red Dress Party, SNL comic Norm MacDonald, or tickets to Broken Bells, the Head and the Heart, and the Oregon Zoo Concerts.

04/24/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

NORTHWEST EVENTS

Filming the Case for Dam Removal

A new documentary called DamNation attempts to make a watertight case for dam removal. Opens May 9 at Hollywood Theatre.

04/24/2014 Photography by Greg Young

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 17-20

Watch ballerina Alison Roper's last dance, laugh till you hurt with Chelsea Handler, catch the best of the NW Filmmakers' Fest, and dive into Theatre Vertigo's pool (no water)—just watch your head!

04/17/2014 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

FILM

The Inside Look at Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel

Critic Matt Zoller Seitz tells us five things that set the movie apart from Anderson's other films. Opening Friday

03/13/2014 By Lexy Folkes

Storytelling & Design

Local Video Project Takes the 'Choose Your Own Adventure' Path

Portland designer dreams up a video character Frank Aberdean to celebrate retro cool—and user interactivity.

03/07/2014 By Caitlin Feldman

FILM

Exclusive PDX Screening of Experimental Film MMXIII

An Oregon filmmaker takes his latest project online in an experiment in distribution, and we're participating! Feb 27-March 2

02/27/2014 By Molly Woodstock

FILM

Five Films to See at PIFF

The Portland International Film Festival is the perfect time to take a chance and see films you normally wouldn’t. But if you want sure bets, here are five that are racking up accolades. Feb 6–22

02/06/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 16-19

Benedict Cumberbatch plays Frankenstein, Itzhak Perlman rocks the fiddle, FOCM turns 75, and a slew of new plays open at PCS, Profile, Vertigo, and Coho. How can we possibly do it all?!

01/15/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Erik Maurer

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

FILM

December's Festive Films

Portland movie theaters have got holiday movies to make even the Scroogiest among us smile.

12/04/2013 By Roxanne Davis

INTERVIEW

Q&A: Director John Waters on Christmas

The infamous filmmaker hits PDX with his one-man holiday bonanza. But first, he tells us about loving Justin Bieber, why Santa is gay, and 'Portlandia.' Dec 6

11/18/2013 By Aaron Scott

FILM + Slideshow

Reese Witherspoon Goes Wild on Twitter

The actress is filming Cheryl Strayed's 'Wild' in Oregon and sharing it via Twitter. We've got a slideshow of her journey so far.

11/14/2013 By Ally Bordas

Slideshow

Slide Show: Reese Witherspoon Gets Wild

The actress is filming Cheryl Strayed's 'Wild' in Oregon and sharing it via Twitter. We've got a slideshow of her pictures thus far.

11/14/2013

FILM

NW Filmmakers’ Festival Preview & Ticket Contest

We’ve got the scoop on this year’s award-winning flicks and opening night tickets to give away. Nov. 8-16

11/05/2013 By Molly Woodstock

FILM

A Guide to October's Spooky Screenings

Your favorite Halloween movies are even scarier on the silver screen. We'll tell you where to see them.

10/16/2013 By Roxanne Davis