Spring Arts: The Essentials
The shows and events we love this month.
PDX → CA
For a city this size, narrow your scope.
A grim 1984 closes at Artists Rep, OBT kicks off its 30th season, and the All Jane Comedy Fest comes to town!
Fiona McCann, Brendan Nagle, Conner Reed, Olivia Wolf, and Alli Weseman
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.
The Libyan refugee and stand up will perform at Pop Up Magazine tonight and tomorrow.
Get Your Funnies
We chat with the HBO darling and self-described "fun dad" about his Christian upbringing, Crashing, and why he chose to film his newest special at the Aladdin Theater.
The 30-year-old comedian, a high school teacher by day, tells it silly but straight.
In advance of his Portland visit, the New York comic—out with a new book called Lose Well—talks writing, failure, and success.
The comedian brings his new act to Portland, promising all the deadpan hilarity he’s known for.
Last year the stand-up comic did the most Portland thing for a successful artist: she moved to LA.
The stand-up comic and Broad City fave swings through Portland on April 15. We caught up with him ahead of the show.
The famously dirty comic unloads ahead of his September 23 show at the Aladdin Theater.
It's the first multiday fest in the country wholly dedicated to queer comics and their friends and fans.
The comedy shows, record, and play you can't miss this month
The Baby Cobra star passes through Portland for four back-to-back shows. We ask her about her book and upcoming big-screen plans. She asks us about furry slippers and Vietnamese food.
The Monty Python veteran says Portlanders are smart. When he swings through town on March 15, he hopes we've also got sass.
In addition to stand-up stalwarts like Janeane Garofalo, Baron Vaughn, and Karen Kilgariff, Oswalt hits the Schnitz for a special pre-fest show.
Take a polar plunge, laugh at dates gone awry, and learn more about neuroscience, healthy relationships, garden design, and fermentation. (Oh, and did we mention goat yoga?)
After intensive prep, Gad Elmaleh—"the Jerry Seinfeld of France"—embarks on a national stand-up tour.
The longtime local comedian brings back her solo show, Stellar, before she abandons us for Los Angeles.