Events

'Pop-Up Magazine' Brings Multihyphenate Ryan O’Connell to Portland

The actor and writer will read a short memoir created as part of Pop-Up Magazine’s multi-media live show “Love Stories.”

10/21/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Art

A Designer for Kendrick Lamar and Odd Future Just Opened His First Gallery Show in Portland

Chris Burnett’s ‘Colibri’ is on at Fisk through December 4.

10/19/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Food on TV

Lovely’s Fifty Fifty—and Our Own Karen Brooks—Will Star in Netflix’s Chef’s Table: Pizza

Sarah Minnick’s Mississippi Avenue pizzeria and ice cream shop gets some much-deserved attention.

09/02/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Film

Baby Fever Is a Monstrously Good Portland-Made Horror Flick

The pregnancy-centered, candy-colored short from Hannah May Cumming is making a splash on the festival circuit.

08/26/2022 By Conner Reed

Interview

Portland Tattoo Artist Alena Chun on Social Media Cred, Why Her Shop’s Not for Everyone, and More

Owner and Portland tattoo artist Alena Chun discusses her relationship to the American Traditional style and why her shop's not for everyone.

08/11/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Television

This Oregon Couple (and Their Goat) Star in a New Discovery+ Series

Chad, Cate, and Frankie make for lovely company on episode three of animal-centric docuseries ‘The Bond.’

08/05/2022 By Conner Reed

Audio

Bill Oakley’s Space: 1969 Is an Absurd, Rewarding Sci-Fi Romp

The Natasha Lyonne-starring “audiobook” imagines an alternate future where Kennedy was never assassinated.

08/01/2022 By Conner Reed

Interview

Denial Presents a Compellingly Low-Key Vision of Post-Revolution Portland

The latest book from author/screenwriter Jon Raymond depicts transformative climate action ... and then whatever comes next.

07/22/2022 By Conner Reed

Q&A

6 Questions for Chef Matt Lightner of Okta, McMinnville’s Most Anticipated Restaurant

The Michelin-starred chef talks farming, country living, and hotel breakfast. Doors open to Okta, located inside the new boutique Tributary Hotel, on July 13.

07/12/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Film

A New HBO Doc Chronicles a Pre-Roe Abortion Underground

‘The Janes,’ out June 8, shows how a group of young women in Chicago took health care into their own hands. The film features Portlander Judith Arcana.

05/27/2022 By Rebecca Jacobson

Interview

Party With Kwame Onwuachi and Gregory Gourdet at the Launch of Onwuachi's New Cookbook

Onwuachi, named “the most important chef in America” by the San Francisco Chronicle in 2019, is visiting Portland on tour for his cookbook 'My America: Recipes from a Young Black Chef'

05/20/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Interview

Chef Kristen D. Murray's Last Stand at Måurice

The iconic downtown Portland pastry luncheonette has endured vandalism and financial pandemic-era blows. Now, it's banking on tasting menus for survival and sanity.

04/28/2022 By Karen Brooks

Interview

Ehow Chen Talks Food Carts, Cats, and Supporting Small Businesses

The instagrammer behind @ehow.eats also dishes on how he started ordering his burgers medium-rare, and his favorite mac ‘n’ cheese in town.

04/12/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Q&A

Portland Author Chelsea Bieker Returns with a New Short Story Collection

The Portland author's latest book hits shelves April 5.

04/04/2022 By Karly Quadros

Q&A

Jackpot! Recording Studios’ Larry Crane on Portland’s Music Scene, Past and Present

The Jackpot Studios founder and Tape Op magazine editor on Portland music past and present

03/25/2022 By Conner Reed

History

The Day The Dalles Dam Silenced Celilo Falls

Wilbur Slockish recounts when The Dalles Dam flooded Celilo Falls, the site of a centuries-old intertribal fishing and commerce market.

03/09/2022 By Gabriel Granillo

Music

MAITA on Open Mics, Avoiding Clichés, and Straining to Feel Wild

The Rose City indie rocker's sophomore LP, ‘I Just Want to Be Wild for You,’ dropped February 18 on Kill Rock Stars.

02/24/2022 By Conner Reed

Weddings

This Oregon Officiant Marries Couples in the Pacific Northwest and Beyond

Eugene-based Jimmie Berguin talks about his journey into the wedding industry, his favorite Portland event locations, and biggest misconceptions

02/23/2022 By Dalila Brent

Q&A

What to Know About Counting Portland's Houseless Population

The last count, conducted in 2019, found 1,459 individuals were sleeping in emergency shelters and 2,037 more were sleeping on the streets.

02/01/2022 By Karly Quadros

Profile

This Portland Chef is Creating a Vegan Food Revolution

With a 13-spice blend, vegan buttermilk, and griddled cashew cheese mozzarella, Chef Jewan Manuel of Plant Based Papi is creating a vegan food revolution.

01/25/2022 By Latisha Jensen