Andrew Jankowski

Recent Articles

Monét X. Change's Life Be Lifin’ Tour Delayed, "But She's Still Coming Mama"

Former Portlander Kevin Bertin says they want to take a step back to focus on writing music.

Say Nice Things About Local Drag Artists (Proudly Representing Portland All Year Long)

You might not know these performers (yet), but these drag artists consistently embody Portland’s strange and timeless beauty.

Peachy Springs Is Portland's Premiere Hard-Working, Foul-Mouthed Bingo Drag Queen

They play for two tight hours and cash prizes. They stay for Springs’ delightfully abusive crowd work.

Spring Arts Preview 2024 Mar 18 3:58 AM

Peachy Springs Is Portland's Premiere Hard-Working, Foul-Mouthed Bingo Drag Queen

They play for two tight hours and cash prizes. They stay for Springs’ delightfully abusive crowd work.

Theater & Performance Mar 5 2:00 PM

Poison Waters Turns Up the Heat at Her Own Charity Roast

The Portland drag icon returned shade upon her roasters and raised over $3000 for a Cascade AIDS Project summer camp.

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LGBTQIA+ Jul 3 10:00 AM

Portland Pride Is in July? An Explainer.

Why did the parade and festival move, and why do we love June so much anyway?

Queer Guide 2023 Jun 26 3:54 AM

Portland Pride Is in July? An Explainer.

Why did the parade and festival move, and why do we love June so much anyway?

Say Nice Things About… Portland’s Kickass LGBTQ+ Community!

Trans strip nights! Drag king vampires! Star Trek tea houses! (And we’re just getting started!)

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News Mar 24 7:30 AM

Walter Cole, Mastermind of Darcelle XV, Has Died at 92

As Darcelle XV, Cole reigned as the world’s oldest drag queen and laid the groundwork for Portland’s queer culture scene.

Culture Mar 7 10:00 AM

Portland Perfumer Emily Schaber Blends Science and Art

Her COVID-born label, Shelter In Perfume, aims to tell stories through fragrance notes and complications.

Spring Arts Preview 2023 Feb 27 3:44 AM

Portland Perfumer Emily Schaber Blends Science and Art

Her COVID-born label, Shelter In Perfume, aims to tell stories through fragrance notes and complications.

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Theater & Performance Feb 16 12:14 PM

My Perfectly Valid Objections Airs the First Date Anxieties of Trans and Cis People

Portland playwright Mikki Gillette depicts the minefield trans women navigate, specifically while dating cis men.

Food and Drink Oct 7 12:10 PM

A Lick of Scents

Salt & Straw’s new taste-enhancing fragrance collaboration with local perfumers Imaginary Authors.

Pickathon Aug 11 2:08 PM

Our Favorite Moments of Pickathon 2022

GZA, Sampa the Great, copious quantities of UFOs, and much more!

Books Aug 9 11:00 AM

Kevin Sampsell’s Creative Chopping Block

I Made An Accident collects darkly humorous collages from a celebrated Portland author