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The 26 Best Things to Do in Portland This Week: May 21-24

Hinds Shines, David Blaines, Brian Jonestown Massacres, and Much More!

The 12 Best Concerts to See in Portland This Week: May 16-22

Moorea Masa, Sofi Tukker, Cough, and More!

The 11 Best Ways to Make a Difference in Portland this Week: May 23-29

Attend the Vanport Mosaic Festival, Protest the NRA, and Mingle with Abeer Najjar

The 25 Best Films to Catch in Portland Theaters This Week: May 18-24

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Claire Denis, and Degenerate Zombie Trash

The 20 Best Ways to Enjoy the Arts in Portland: May 16-22

A little Ballet, Some Bad Habits, Quite the Collection of Crass Comedy, and David Blaine, too.

The 13 Funniest Things to Do In Portland: May 2018

Science is Funny. Wrestling is Funny. Catharsis is Funny. All This Funny Awaits in the Month of May.

The 12 Most Delicious Things to Do in Portland: May 2018

A Wealth of Tacos, Bloody Marys, Depressed Cakes, and Corn Dogs Doing Battle!

News »

The Mounting Legal Fight Over How Portland Cops Manage Protests

As more protesters push back, will PPB change its ways?

TriMet’s LIFT Accused of Inhumane Treatment of Passengers and Drivers

Bus drivers are no longer staying quiet.

Portland’s Future is Female

Women Candidates Sweep Portland's Primary Elections

Hall Monitor: Calculated Risk

A New Chapter of Accountability in City Hall

Music »

Sailing into the Sunset with Wooden Shjips

The Psych Band Returns with the Summery V

From Maxville to Vanport Captures the Hope and Ugliness of Oregon’s Past

Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble’s New Work Centers on Two of the State’s First Black Communities

Record Review: Dear Nora, Skulls Example

The Beloved Indie Folk Project Hasn’t Lost Its Gentle Power

Record Review: Lithics, Mating Surfaces

The Portland Art-Punk Band’s Latest Is Taut and Thoughtful

Film »

Solo: A Star Wars Story Review: This Movie Shouldn’t Work. It Does.

Now When Does Lando Get His Own Movie?

We Tried Denny’s Solo: A Star Wars Story Menu So You Don’t Have To

They Did Not Have Blue Milk :(

Beast Review: A Vortex of Desire and Denial

A Glimpse Into the Wildness Within

Food and Drink »

Arden Wine Bar & Kitchen and the Interplay of Flavors

With a Four-Course Prix-fixe Menu, Arden Finds the Right Symbioses Between Food and Pairing

Beer Bits! Second Locations for Stormbreaker, Ex Novo, and Von Ebert

Also, Oregon Breweries Switch to Reusable Glass Bottles

The Art of Canned Wine

Oregon Winemakers Are Making the Jump to Wine in a Can

Cannabis »

Sweet Deals on Cheap Weed

Oregon’s Cannabis Surplus Means Savings for You

ICE Can and Will Use Cannabis Against You

Unfortunately, Non-Citizens Should Probably Stay Away from Cannabis Altogether

Why Is YouTube Cracking Down on Cannabis Videos?

In Which We Re-Learn That Giant Mega-Corporations Are Not Our Friends

Fashion »

Portland Boutiques Provide Spring Inspiration

Showing Love to Portland’s Innovative, Risk-Taking Retailers

Portland’s Pretty: SmorgasBoard Art Show

Style at a Very Crowded, Very Sunny Art Show

Gimme, Gimme MOORE!

We Review MOORE Custom Goods’ Spring/Summer Fashion Show

May Style Events

Events from Adorn, Seven Sisters, and More!

Visual Art »

Local Students Reinterpret MoMA Works in Marvels.

Forging Artwork as a Way of Taking Ownership of the Portland Art Museum

GeekCraft Expo PDX: For Kinder, Gentler Nerds

The Triumphant Return of Portland’s Most Accessible Geek Gathering

Oregon Lines from Painter Renée Hartig and Linocut Artist Kelli MacConnell

This Effective Joint Show Finds Common Ground Between Two Portland Artists

Pete Souza Reminisces About “What We Had”

The Presidential Photographer on the Visual and Political Legacy of the Obama Administration

Comedy »

Drench Your Comedy Chips with Nacho Gold

The Sketch Comedians from the 3rd Floor Return

The 13 Funniest Things to Do In Portland: May 2018

Science is Funny. Wrestling is Funny. Catharsis is Funny. All This Funny Awaits in the Month of May.

Books »

Deep Inside the Malheur Standoff

Chosen Country Author James Pogue Was Embedded with the Bundys

Before Disney, There Was E.H. Shepard

A New Book Explores the Illustrator‘s Work with A.A. Milne

Rock ’n’ Roll Requiem: Steven Hyden’s Twilight of the Gods

The Journeyman Music Journalist Documents the Decline of Classic Rock

Ed Piskor’s X-Men: Grand Design Is a Comics Cliffs Notes for X-Men

Boiling Down 8,000 Pages of X-Men to a Six-Issue Arc

Theater »

Bundy Apologizin’

OPB’s Bundyville Serves Up Bundy Family Kool-Aid Shots

Drench Your Comedy Chips with Nacho Gold

The Sketch Comedians from the 3rd Floor Return

Portland Opera’s Rigoletto Is a Safe but Worthwhile Choice

With Top-Tier Vocal Talent, Verdi’s Classic Has Energy and Texture

A Stripped-Down Evita at Stumptown Stages

Good Performances, But Missing “Just a Little Touch of Star Quality”

Summer In The City »

Our Favorite Patios for Getting a Sunburn While Day-Drinking

A (Wobbly) Step-by-Step Guide to Portland’s Patio Paradise

Here Are Forest Park’s Must-Hike Trails

There’s No Better Time to Enjoy Forest Park

Pressed for Time? Check Out These Portland “Fake-cations”!

From Oxbow Park to Enchanted Forest, Prepare to CHILL THE FUCK OUT

Eat and Drink Spring 2018 »

The Art of Canned Wine

Oregon Winemakers Are Making the Jump to Wine in a Can

Digging Deep

The Art of Hunting and Preparing Truffles

A Taste for Equality

The All-Women Freeland Spirits is Closing the Gender Gap in the Liquor Industry