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Things to Do in Portland This Week: Jan 18–23

Looking for something to do in Portland, Oregon? Here's a list of upcoming Portland-area events, activities, exhibits, shows, and more.

01/18/2022 By Conner Reed, Karly Quadros, and Shannon Daehnke

Profile

For Belinda Carroll, Comedy and Activism Go Hand in Hand

Activist Belinda Carroll has been shaking up Portland's comedy and gay scenes for years.

11/19/2021 By Karly Quadros

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Top Things to Do in Portland This Week: Oct 7–13

A pair of horror double features, Freddy Krueger onstage, brainy below-the-belt comedy, and more.

10/07/2021 By Conner Reed

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Top Things to Do in Portland This Week: Sept 30–Oct 6

The Symphony returns, TBA winds down, an Iranian vampire classic comes to the Clinton, and more

09/30/2021 By Conner Reed

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Top Things to Do in Portland This Week: Sept 23–29

Japanese Breakfast comes to the Crystal, Oregon Contemporary opens a new show, a ’90s fringe classic screens at the Hollywood, and (much) more.

09/23/2021 By Conner Reed

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Top Things to Do in Portland This Week: Sept 9–15

The Dandy Warhols hit Zidell Yards, comic con comes to town, Kickstand wraps up its Laurelhurst Park series, and lots more.

09/09/2021 By Conner Reed

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Top Things to Do in Portland This Week: Sept 2–8

May we offer you a women-led film festival, some outdoor laughs, or a drag paint-and-brunch in these trying times?

09/02/2021 By Conner Reed

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Top Things to Do in Portland This Week: Aug 26–Sept 1

Pedalpalooza winds down, the Agnès Varda Film Fest soldiers on, and Laurelhurst Park remains the city's premier comedy venue.

08/26/2021 By Conner Reed

Interview

Portland Comedian Riley McCarthy Thrives on Discomfort

The 2021 Portland’s Funniest Person runner-up talks mental health, the time he lied about being a doctor, and his successful Twitch show.

08/26/2021 By Brooke Jackson-Glidden

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Top Things to Do in Portland This Week: Aug 19–25

Kickstand Comedy hits Laurelhurst, Babe: Pig in the City hits Cinemagic, Converge 45 ruminates on public monuments, and lots more.

08/19/2021 By Conner Reed

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Top Things to Do in Portland This Week: Aug 12–18

A music festival, a documentary film fest, a Missy Elliott bike ride, and more. Want to stay cool? Consider popping into a gallery or a movie theater.

08/12/2021 By Conner Reed, Cami Hughes, and Nick Campigli

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Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Ted Lasso, Chris Rock, and More

The content in our queues, from Jason Sudeikis to Jones comma Samantha

01/14/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

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What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: July 1

The Portland Monthly team shares the content in our queues.

07/02/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

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What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: June 17

The Portland Monthly team shares the content keeping us sane (or somewhere close).

06/18/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

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What to Read, Watch, and Listen to to Take Your Mind Off the Apocalypse: Week of April 29

The Portland Monthly staff shares the non-pandemic content getting us through the week.

04/30/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

How We're Coping

A Portland Comedian on How Coronavirus is Shaping the Comedy Landscape

Shain Brenden says he and other comedians have had to "adjust accordingly." But that doesn't mean it's not a little bit funny.

04/01/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Spring Arts: The Essentials

9 Things to See and Do in Portland: March 2020

The shows and events we love this month.

02/25/2020 By Conner Reed

PDX → CA

Three Tried-and-True Ways to Explore LA

For a city this size, narrow your scope.

01/21/2020 By Margaret Seiler

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