MUSIC FESTIVALS

What the Festival Makes Another Splash on the Summer Festival Scene

From top notch DJs to glamping, belly dancing to Bob Marley yoga, daytime pool ragers to a nighttime Illuminated Forest—Oregon’s WTF had it covered this year.

06/25/2014 By Brooke Bass

Slideshow

Slide Show: What the Festival 2014

From hookah lounges to upscale outdoor lounges, belly dancing to Bob Marley yoga, daytime pool ragers to a nighttime Illuminated Forest—Oregon’s WTF had it covered this year.

06/25/2014

GET OUT

Summer Bouldering to Rock Your World

Moderate temps and dry surfaces from June to October open up one of Oregon’s fastest growing sports to the outdoors.

06/03/2014 By Caleb Diehl

MUSIC FESTIVALS

What the Festival Announces 2014 Lineup

The electronic dance music fest features Glitch Mob, Washed Out, Emancipator Ensemble, Nightmares on Wax, and more this June.

04/08/2014 By Brooke Bass

OPERA

Q&A with Opera in the Parks' Star Soprano, Angela Meade

The star of Verdi's Otello talks about growing up in Centralia, not making it in New York, and her workout playlist Aug 2 & 4

07/26/2013 By Claire Gordon

CONCERTS

2013 Outdoor Summer Concerts and Festivals Guide

Your complete guide for all the sun-soaked concerts and festivals Portland has to offer, including McMenamins Edgefield, the Oregon Zoo, Pickathon, and PDX Pop Now.

07/10/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff With Claire Gordon

FEATURE

Circumnavigate Mount Hood by Foot or by Bike!

We've mapped out the possibilities for your Mount Hood summer adventure.

07/01/2013 By Christopher Van Tilburg

PDX INDEX

PDX Index: June-uary

A by-the-numbers guide to the month of June in Oregon

06/05/2013 By Chelsea Bieker

PDX PROBLEMS

Is Summer Vacation Hurting Portland's Kids?

School performance plummets during the long, hot vacation. Why not kill it?

06/03/2013 By Zach Dundas

FEATURE

5 Perfect Portland Days

Itineraries for every kind of summer visitor

06/03/2013 By Kasey Cordell

COCKTAIL RECIPE

Snap Pea Martini

Yakuza's snap pea cocktail captures the essence of summer.

06/03/2013 By Deena Prichep

FEATURE

Portland Summer Guide 2013

101 festivals, cocktails, concerts, events, family fun, and other adventures to help you craft the perfect season

06/02/2013 Edited by Aaron Scott

SUMMER GUIDE

Portland Summer Calendar

Your cheat sheet to the city's best summer events

06/02/2013 Edited by John Chandler

SUMMER GUIDE

Pitchers to the People!

Hosting a shindig? Consider a batch of these classic cocktails to quench your crowd.

05/17/2013

Market Watch

It’s Summer; Are You Grilling – Again?

This time of year, it’s hard to go inside. But sometimes the grilling routine needs some freshening up.

07/31/2012 By Kristin Belz

Market Watch

Power Pop! (Puddin' and Otherwise)

Frozen treats for young and old – including those with adventurous palates

07/13/2011 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Summer Nights, Summer Lights

We’ve slogged through spring, and the 4th of July is behind us. Now summer weather can officially start – and with it, outdoor living.

07/08/2011 By Kristin Belz

Party On

Spring Fling

Tired of spring showers? Color the gray with flowers, Sparkling Rosé Sangria, and Confectionery Club’s macarons.

03/29/2011 By Amara Holstein

Drinking Locally

Cool Places

Aiiieeee! I can’t stand it! What’s the best bar for chilling?

07/30/2009 By John Chandler

Barbecue Etiquette

Ask Barbecue Bill

What should I bring?

07/06/2009 By John Chandler