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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 18–21

From St. Vincent to Jesmyn Ward to Jason Marsalis, this weekend isn't messing around.

01/18/2018 By Rebecca Jacobson, Kayla Brock, and Hannah Bonnie

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 11–14

New work by Wendy Red Star. An elaborate homage to Nikola Tesla. Honky tonk from Charley Crockett. Beauty and the Beast with a live score. And a shipwreck!

01/11/2018 By Hannah Bonnie, Kayla Brock, Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, and Eleanor Van Buren

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 4–7

Rufus Wainwright plays the Aladdin, an astrophysicist investigates Star Trek tech, the Oregon Symphony mashes up Brahms and Radiohead, and Uncle Vanya gets a cabaret spin.

01/04/2018 By Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, Hannah Bonnie, and Eleanor Van Buren

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec 28–Jan 31

It's the last weekend of 2017. Pressure's on.

12/27/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Eleanor Van Buren, and Hannah Bonnie

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec 21–24

Ian Karmel plays a hometown show, Banana Stand Media celebrates its 10th anniversary, and Imago mashes up theater and dance. Oh, and Christmas stuff. Lots of Christmas stuff.

12/20/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Hannah Bonnie, Eleanor Van Buren, and Kayla Brock

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec 14–17

Jay-Z storms the Moda, John Mulaney hits the Schnitz, sugarplum fairies twirl through the Keller, and Ebenezer Scrooge does his cantankerous thing at Portland Playhouse.

12/14/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Eleanor Van Buren, Hannah Bonnie, and Kayla Brock

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec 7–10

Queer storytellers, Valerie June, festive sketch comedy, Patterson Hood, and dance numbers set to Billie Holiday are on deck this December weekend.

12/07/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, Eleanor Van Buren, and Kayla Brock

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 30–Dec 3

Joe Biden! A Die Hard musical! Pere Ubu! Animal posters! The Portland Gay Men’s Chorus! The Builders and the Butchers! Buckle up, y'all.

11/30/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Kayla Brock, Eleanor Van Buren, and Fiona McCann

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 23–26

Do your turkey (or tofurky) trot, then celebrate the 20th anniversary of OK Computer with Portland Cello Project, catch holiday stories onstage, or take in some Day-Glo-tinged psychedelia.

11/21/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Kayla Brock, Fiona McCann, and Molly Woodstock

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 16–19

Ilana Glazer and Phoebe Robinson storm Revolution Hall, Ari Shapiro sings solo, Chicano Batman plays the Wonder, and Disjecta auctions off lots of local art.

11/16/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Hannah Bonnie, and Eleanor Van Buren

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 9–12

Medea gets a Los Angeles twist, Lizzo and Lenore headline, Allie Hankins premieres a new dance show, and the humble bicycle takes the spotlight.

11/09/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Eleanor Van Buren, and Hannah Bonnie

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 2–5

From John Hodgman to Siren Nation, a Wayne Coyne art show to the Hump Film Fest, this weekend takes no prisoners.

11/02/2017 By Hannah Bonnie, Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, and Eleanor Van Buren

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 26–29

Cat videos! EMA! Death metal burlesque! Flamenco! A play about cockfighting! It's getting real, y'all.

10/26/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, and Eleanor Van Buren

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 19–22

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile play the Schnitz, Shannon Wheeler illustrates Trump's tweets, and Doctors Without Borders attempts to re-create the refugee experience in downtown Portland.

10/19/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Kayla Brock, Hannah Bonnie, Eleanor Van Buren, and Fiona McCann

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 12–15

From Laika to Loudon Wainwright, the All Jane Comedy Fest to the Paul Taylor Dance Company, here are 16 ways to spend your weekend.

10/12/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson and Hannah Bonnie

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 5–8

The Shins, a dance tribute to David Bowie, gospel tunes about climate change, German films galore, Feist, and photos of dogs—get after it, Portland.

10/05/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, and Hannah Bonnie

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept 28–Oct 1

From Nick Offerman to Janet Jackson, Beyoncé-themed burlesque to the Portland EcoFilm Festival, here's how to send out September.

09/28/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson and Fiona McCann

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept 21–24

Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher bring their stand-up to Revolution Hall, Vagabon plays Holocene, Raymond Carver's short stories come to the stage, and Fun Home opens at the Gerding.

09/21/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept 14–17

George Takei joins the Oregon Symphony, RAC plays the Wonder, feline fanatics tell their stories, and the Time-Based Art Festival blasts through its final days.

09/14/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson and Fiona McCann

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept 7–10

From garbage paintings to environmental operas, OK Go to Kubrick on 70 mm, here are ways to distract yourself as the world burns.

09/07/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Anyi Wong-Lifton, and Fiona McCann