Music

Duran Duran’s John Taylor Stays Up Later Than Most of Portland

Ahead of their MusicfestNW presents Project Pabst show, the British-born bassist holds forth on musical infidelities, and why he's with her.

08/23/2016 By Fiona McCann

MOVIES

Dead Guy Talking: Stand by Me’s Ray Brower Tells All

He's a Portlander who happened to try out for a movie looking for photo doubles. Now he’s forever the dead guy in Stand by Me, which turns 30 this month.  

08/04/2016 By Kailla Coomes

AUGUST PLAYLIST

August: A Month of Concerts in 20 Songs

From the frankenfestival that is MusicfestNW Presents Project Pabst to a cozy Emily King set, there’s something for everyone this August.

07/28/2016 By Lisa Dunn and Rebecca Jacobson

Culture Call Sheet

July's Pop Culture Watch: What We're Really into Right Now

From Netflix's Stranger Things to Hari Kondabolu and W. Kamau Bell’s Politically Re-Active podcast (with some essential Veep along the way), PoMo writers reveal their current pop culture obsessions.

07/28/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

RINGTONE ACTIVISM

This Ringtone of Michelle Obama Telling Men to “Be Better” Is Going Viral

My pal made me a thing as a joke. Huffington Post called him a genius.

06/24/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Culture Call Sheet

August's Pop Culture Watch: What We're Really into Right Now

From Orange Is the New Black to Tegan and Sara's Love You to Death, Portland Monthly staffers reveal their current pop culture obsessions.

06/23/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

Music

Nu Shooz Returns with New Tunes

Three decades after "I Can't Wait," the '80s pop icons are back with a brand-new album and a show this weekend.

05/18/2016 By Fiona McCann

POP CULTURE

Two Portland Artists Weigh In on Beyoncé’s Lemonade

Filmmaker Melissa Lowery and photographer Intisar Abioto take a look at the art and politics of the pop queen's latest work.

05/12/2016 By Fiona McCann