CONCERTS

Trey Anastasio Will Debut a World Premiere with the Oregon Symphony

On September 9, the Phish frontman will debut a new work for guitar and symphony before taking the piece to Seattle and LA’s Hollywood Bowl.

08/25/2014 By Aaron Scott

ARTS CALENDAR

Looking Forward to the 2014/2015 Arts Season

Consider this your arts season cliffhanger: a look at what's to come when your favorite arts orgs come back from summer vacation.

07/01/2014 By Nathan Tucker

CLASSICAL

John Williams Takes the Symphony to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

One of the greatest movie composers of all time comes to town to conduct songs from Star Wars, Superman, Indiana Jones, and more on April 28.

04/22/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 20-23

The PDX Jazz Festival lures local and national talent, PIFF extends its run, and two local theater companies tackle heavy subject matter.

02/20/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Nathan Tucker

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 6–9

A series of Portlander potraits goes viral, the Pixies rock the Schnitz, snow falls on First Thursday, and everyone sings William Stafford "Happy Birthday."

02/06/2014 By Erik Maurer

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 9–12

The Builders and the Butchers rock the Doug Fir, a piano phenom plays the Schnitz, PCS celebrates cultural misadventures, and the Art Gym explores modern Native American Art.

01/09/2014 By Nathan Tucker

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Dec 5-8

Holiday shows continue to launch, First Thursday ignores the chill, and three veteran bands show rock isn't just for the kids.

12/05/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff Edited by Nathan Tucker

NOD TO NOSTALGIA

10 Unforgettable Moments from 2013

We look back on a year of Portland theater, books, music, and comedy—plus a naked bike ride to remember.

12/02/2013

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 31-Nov 3

A decapitated head at the opera, a mortifying movie at the Mission, a scary-danceable band at the Roseland—who says Halloween ends Thursday?

10/31/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff Edited by Nathan Tucker

CONCERTS

Review: "Portland's Indies" with the Oregon Symphony

Black Prairie, Holcombe Waller, and Mirah joined the symphony for a sonic celebration of the city's independent music scene.

10/21/2013 By Nathan Tucker

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 19-22

The National hits Edgefield, TBA barrels through the weekend, and Todd Barry banters with the audience in another September weekend of sizzling events.

09/19/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff Edited by Nathan Tucker

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 12-15

Pink Martini gets happy with a free concert, the TBA Festival kicks off with a new home, Portland Center Stage takes on its biggest show ever, and more to see you through the sunshine.

09/12/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff Edited by Nathan Tucker

Slideshow

Slide Show: Fall Arts Guide 2013

We asked the arts organizations included in our Fall Arts Guide to step inside the photo booth, and here are their crazy results—–knives, wigs, babies, and all!

08/20/2013

TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tix to Steve Martin with the Symphony

The comedian plays banjo—yes, he does that—with the Oregon Symphony and bluegrass combo Steep Canyon Rangers Oct. 3. We've got two tickets to give away.

07/22/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

EVENTS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 17–19

Surf music from outer space, the Grateful Dead at PAM, and the son of Stephen King reads a scary story at Powell's.

05/16/2013 By John Chandler

TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tickets to Thomas Lauderdale and Meow Meow with the Oregon Symphony

The Pink Martini bandleader teams up with the international kamikaze cabaret chanteuse and the full symphony for a night you won’t forget. September 14.

05/15/2013 By Aaron Scott

TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tickets to Blind Pilot and the Oregon Symphony

The local indie folk darlings team up with the symphony for a night of sweeping orchestral tunes on April 27.

04/09/2013 By Aaron Scott

EVENTS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 5–7

This weekend we're recommending a jazz interlude with the Oregon Symphony, a caustic comedienne, cavernous clay sculptures, and shiny psychedelic pop with Unknown Mortal Orchestra.

04/04/2013 By John Chandler

ARTS NEWS

Looking Forward to the 2013–2014 Season

A glimpse of next season's lineups at our favorite local arts orgs. Hello, kitty.

03/28/2013 By Aaron Scott