TBA:13

Q&A: The Blow

The New York-via-Portland art-pop duo, playing TBA Sunday and Monday, talks about pop music, their new album, and Lady Gaga.

09/11/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

FEAST PDX INTERVIEWS

Q&A: Night + Market's Kris Yenbamroong

He's obsessed with Thai drinking foods, DIY decor, and whiskey. Sound familiar? Pok Pok's soul mate dishes on why authenticity matters and how a makeshift dinner party grew into LA's most essential Thai food stop.

09/10/2013 By Karen Brooks

INTERVIEW

Q&A: Lincoln High School's Peyton Chapman

The veteran principal on youth culture, smartphones, and her own teenage misadventure

09/03/2013 By Michael Zusman

VISUAL ART

Q&A: Paintallica + Rocksbox = Rockin’ Art

Artist Dan Attoe talks about the chainsaws, beer, sculptures, and raucousness that will fill Rocksbox when Paintallica takes over. Aug 10–Sept 21

08/08/2013 By Aaron Scott

MUSIC

Q&A: Paul Allen on His Star-Studded Album

The Microsoft co-founder (and Blazers owner) releases a benefit record today with the likes of Joe Walsh, Ann and Nancy Wilson, and Chrissie Hynde. We’re kind of jealous.

08/06/2013 By John Chandler Edited by Aaron Scott

Q&A

Q&A with John Corbett

Last week's Kiehl's LifeRide event brought stars and beauty products to Pdx. Read our Q & A with Sex in the City alum John Corbett.

08/06/2013 By Eden Dawn

COMEDY

Exit Interview: Portland As F***'s Ian Karmel

We talk with the city's best-known comic about his imminent move to L.A., the prospects for local comedy, and the 3 Portland-As-F*** things he'll miss most.

08/01/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

DANCE

Q&A: Meet OBT’s New Artistic Director

Kevin Irving sat down to discuss OBT’s financial struggles and his vision for moving the company forward.

06/13/2013 By Aaron Scott

FIVE QUESTIONS

What's Wrong With Plastic Surgery?

A Q & A with Eugene's anti-aging author Lauren Kessler

06/03/2013 By Rachel Rasmussen

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Q&A: Portugal. The Man's John Gourley

The Portland band courts major-label success with a swirling, psychedelic, Danger Mouse–produced new album.

06/03/2013 By Robert Ham

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