INTERVIEW

Q&A with Comeback Chef Kevin Sandri

Former Garden State sandwich hero reveals details about his new role at the revamped Alberta Street Pub.

05/21/2013 By Julia Raymond

BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A with Richard Melo, Author of 'Happy Talk'

The Portland-based novelist chats about local creatives, voodoo, and Texas blizzards.

05/21/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

INTERVIEW

Q&A: David Morgan & Cora Benesh from 'City Baby'

A pair of novice filmmakers debut with a feature about Portland ennui, bands, and pretty girls.

05/20/2013 By Sam Coggeshall

THEATER

Q&A: Mike Daisey on New Show, 'JOURNALISM'

After getting caught in a journalistic scandal over his show about Apple, the monologist writes the industry a love letter in a world premiere on May 21.

05/16/2013 By Aaron Scott

INTERVIEW

Q&A: Jason Mewes of 'Jay & Silent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie'

The vocal half of Jay & Silent Bob talks about their feature-length cartoon, stuff that's too dirty to edit, and blaming Kevin Smith.

05/07/2013 By John Chandler

INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Arts in the May Issue

All the arts and culture-centric stories from Portland Monthly's May issue in one handy place

05/03/2013 By Allison Jones

INTERVIEW + TICKET GIVEAWAY

Q&A with H. Jon Benjamin from 'Bob’s Burgers' and 'Archer'

Win tickets to 'Bob’s Burgers Live'—a sold out night of standup and shenanigans with the cast of the animated show. May 10 at the Crystal Ballroom.

05/01/2013 By Marty Patail

TICKET GIVEAWAY + INTERVIEW

Q&A and Ticket Contest for PCS’s ‘The People's Republic of Portland’

We talk with comedian Lauren Weedman in advance of her one-woman pillory of Portland, running Apr 23–June 16 at Portland Center Stage.

04/24/2013 By Aaron Scott

TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tickets to Artists Rep’s ‘Ten Chimneys’

We talk with ART’s new artistic director, Damaso Rodriguez, about his directing debut—and give you tickets to see it (if you’re lucky). Apr 23–May 25

04/18/2013 By Aaron Scott

FILM

Q&A: Cult Star Mink Stole on Working with John Waters and Divine

Portland’s queer doc fest opens with the provocative film 'I Am Divine' on May 16, and Stole, Divine’s onscreen nemesis, dishes on the legendary drag queen and his director in advance of coming to town.

04/13/2013 By Aaron Scott

READ EM AND EAT

Q&A with Legendary Cookbook Author Deborah Madison

Former Greens chef and author of Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone talks about her latest book and her love of Oregon produce.

04/12/2013 By Allison Jones

BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A with Benjamin Percy, Author of 'Red Moon'

The novelist chats about Oregon, our fears, and men with fangs.

04/10/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

BOOKS & TALKS

Q&A: Pulitzer-Nominated Writer Karen Russell

The author of Swamplandia! talks about her new book about lemon-juice sucking vampires in preview of her reading at Powell’s Books Cedar Hills Crossing on April 4.

04/01/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

INTERVIEW

Q&A: Jamie Lidell

English soul singer finds an '80s funky dance groove on his new album. March 30 @ Doug Fir Lounge.

03/26/2013 By Gino Cerruti

INTERVIEW

Q&A: Comedian Dave Hill

We chat with "professional moron" Dave Hill who will slay all comers at Funhouse Lounge tomorrow night!

03/20/2013 By John Chandler

BOOKS & TALKS

Q&A: Author Sam Lipsyte on "The Fun Parts"

The "novelist of his generation" talks about his bitingly funny new collection of short stories in preview of his Powell's appearance on Mar 13.

03/07/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

PLANTWISE: BOOK REVIEW & Q&A

Q&A With Amy Stewart, Author of The Drunken Botanist

Q&A with Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist, a jaunt through the history and lore of booze and the plants that make it all possible

02/17/2013 By Kate Bryant

BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A: George Saunders

In preview of his new book, "Tenth of December," and Powell's talk on Feb. 8, the author speaks about defying categorization and teaching a young Cheryl Strayed.

02/06/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

BOOKS

Q&A: Cheryl Strayed on Dear Abby

"Wild" author and Dear Sugar advice columnist Cheryl Strayed reflects on Dear Abby writer Pauline Phillips, who died this month.

01/30/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

OPERA

Q&A: Tosca's Tosca

The soprano playing the title role in Portland Opera's new production talks Puccini and Pok Pok.

01/29/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg