The Essentials

13 Things to See and Do in Portland: February 2020

Guitar-strumming drag queens, explosive volcano art, and festivals galore.

01/21/2020 By Conner Reed

Arts

2019’s Best Oregon-Born Culture, From Potent Whispers to Vivid Dances to Twitter Comedy

Plus, a play that melted our writer’s face off.

11/26/2019 By Conner Reed and Fiona McCann

Q & A

Scott Thompson Brings His Fashion Icon Character, Buddy Cole, to Portland

The Kids in the Hall star talks coming out in the '80s, making punk rock decisions, and how Buddy Cole is here to help us.

07/15/2019 By Eden Dawn

Q&A

Super Troopers Stars Steve Lemme and Kevin Heffernan Return to Portland

Riding high on their first season of TruTV’s Tacoma FD, we chatted with the duo from Super Troopers before they take stage this Sunday night at the Aladdin Theater.

05/17/2019 By Ryan Ashby

Long Story Short

Mohanad Elshieky Fled Libya. Now He's a Stand-Up Comic in Portland.

The former English teacher from Benghazi has risen quickly in this city's crowded comedy scene.

11/20/2017 By Fiona McCann