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Hear In Portland Wed 11:16 AM

Fiery Shows from TEKE::TEKE and Jinkx Monsoon Heat Up December

In this week's HEAR IN PORTLAND, we're loving new music from Volcanic Pinnacles, Milc, and Rules.

Movies & TV Nov 22 3:14 PM

John Waters Will Celebrate His 77th Birthday in Portland

Clinton Street Theater has planned a week of Waters' cult films in his honor.

Movies & TV Nov 21 2:58 PM

Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio Dances With Darkness

Brilliant Portland-made animation, masterful narrative reworking, but could have gone harder on the fascism.

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Music Nov 18 2:00 PM

Forest Grove High School's Electrifying Mariachi Tradición

Pickathon 2022 was hot but this group—of local high schoolers!—was even hotter.

Food and Drink Nov 17 2:04 PM

Mister Goose Steamed Sandwiches Keep It Simple in St. Helens

William Steuernagel explained that his bar is as much about the vibe as it is the short, unique menu.

Hear In Portland Nov 16 1:04 PM

Chong the Nomad and Hollis Co-Headline a Seattle-Based Power Bill

In this week's Hear in Portland, parties abound—from a Maarquii-headlined switch festish night to Havania Whaal's cute cat music video release.

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Music Nov 15 12:59 PM

The Mosh Critique: Jean Dawson at Holocene—November 13, 2022

Dawson says he doesn't think of himself as a rapper—his work is great reminder of all the places where rap and punk vocals overlap.

Hear In Portland Nov 9 10:00 AM

Smoking Up Fountaine's New "Northeast Phonk" Single

This week's HEAR IN PORTLAND music news: the fifth anniversary of My People's Market, NYE with the Eyelids, and a super smooth Soccer Mommy and Tops show.

Visual Art Nov 8 1:37 PM

The Fluorescent and Ungovernable Ocean of Like Liquid, Cut Loose

Paper-focused visual artist Morgan Rosskopf and electronic musician Ashlin Aronin transport Well Well Projects to a chaotic blacklight grotto.

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Hear In Portland Nov 3 12:00 PM

Show Up for the Haley Heynderickx Set

This week in HEAR IN PORTLAND: Tickets for Digable Planets' NYE show go on sale, and Ariadne’s Grace is a Snugsworth side project fit to score The Craft.

Movies & TV Nov 2 12:48 PM

Don't Call Mother Of Color Magic Realism

The first feature film from Dawn Jones Redstone is as much about Portland (including a protest reenactment) as it is about ancestors and enchantment.

Books Nov 1 10:52 AM

How to Get Back to the Land of the Living

Morgan Talty’s debut book Night of the Living Rez follows a Penobscot family through time.

Culture Oct 31 11:00 AM

Happy Halloween, You Surf Witches!

Photo Essay: Hundreds of witches, paddling the Willamette River on stand-up paddleboards

Hear In Portland Oct 26 3:58 PM

House of Ada's Janae Drops a Second Single, “Quit Playin”

This Week's Hear in Portland Is Focused on Cozy Shows with Night Heron and Seattle Emcee Sol

Music Oct 24 3:50 PM

The Future of YACHT Rock

After a screening of The Computer Accent YACHT will play the album they used AI to create

Music Oct 24 12:02 PM

Margo Cilker Sings the Sorrows of Oregon Real Estate

We lost the Eastern Oregon folk singer to Washington, but she's coming home for a December show.

Theater & Performance Oct 21 10:59 AM

Even at Three Hours, Sorkin's To Kill a Mockingbird Is Riveting

Make it out to the touring production's short run at the Keller Auditorium while you have the chance.

Movies & TV Oct 20 2:05 PM

Building Towards TÁR

Portland-raised director Todd Field was best known, before now, for his acclaimed In the Bedroom.

Hear In Portland Oct 20 10:00 AM

Epp's Excellence and Lollipop Shoppe's New Life

The old Dig A Pony space has a new face, Jessie Reyez sells out the Roseland, and a MAITA show announcement!

Music Oct 14 2:21 PM

The Mosh Critique: Iceage and Earth, at Aladdin Theater

Rønnenfelt straight-up bullied Portland's polite crowd into a respectable pit of chaos and camaraderie.

Hear In Portland Oct 12 3:05 PM

Noche Libre DJs Spin Hey Love's Fourth Anniversary

Hear in Portland this week: a hip-hop zine, a rooftop show for a good cause, and deets on the first ever Trap Kitchen Weekend

Theater & Performance Oct 11 11:24 AM

Shaking the Tree’s Play About Abortion Contains More Than Politics

Suzan-Lori Parks wrote Fucking A in 2000, but the play remains an unflinching and prescient critique of today.

Movies & TV Oct 10 1:00 PM

Remembering Film Archivist and Former Clinton Street Theater Owner Dennis Nyback

The Mercury once described Nyback as "the P.T. Barnum of Cinema."

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.

Hear In Portland Oct 5 1:00 PM

Aminé Announces Homecoming Show With the Oregon Symphony

HEAR IN PORTLAND Your October Is Packed With Another Round of Sunday Sessions and Hocus Pocus Drag

Movies & TV Sep 30 2:27 PM

Film Review: Riotsville, U.S.A. Is a Surreal History Lesson on the Militarization of the US Police

Archival footage shows racism was at the core of how law enforcement responds to riots today.

Hear In Portland Sep 30 12:08 PM

Zyah Belle's Full Length Record Yam Grier Has Arrived

Plus, upcoming shows from Moorea Masa (on tour with Son Little) and the Delines HEAR IN PORTLAND.

Music Sep 29 12:08 PM

Brown Calculus' André Burgos Boldly Solos Into Space

His new album as Brown Calvin has a cosmic concept.

Books Sep 27 10:00 AM

Downtown Portland Could Get a Comics Museum

Pacific Northwest comics world professionals want to create a Northwest Museum of Cartoon Arts.

Movies & TV Sep 23 12:45 PM

Earth II Is Four Decades of Disaster Movies Recut Into Climate Change Reality

"Time and time again, climate change is reduced to just a tsunami or just a twister or whatever."

Hear In Portland Sep 22 12:35 PM

Dame D.O.L.L.A. on Fatherhood, Ural Thomas and the Pain on Mississippi

Here at HEAR IN PORTLAND, we wish you a very Harry Styles Harryween.

Books Sep 15 12:52 PM

2022 Portland Book Festival Author Highlights: Selma Blair, Kate Beaton, and (Of Course) Lidia Yuknavitch

"Ghetto Gastro Presents Black Power Kitchen" authors Jon Gray, Pierre Serrao, and Lester Walker will appear in conversation with Gregory Gourdet.

Podcast Sep 8 12:35 PM

You're Wrong About Is the Podcast That Gets It Right

Portland Journalist Sarah Marshall Speaks Wry Revisionist Truth to Power

Fall Arts 2022 Sep 6 1:10 PM

Start Your Time-Based Art Engines

PICA's 2022 TBA festival schedule reveals themes of personal journeys, communal healing, cosmic connections, and sensory immersion.

Movies & TV Sep 2 12:50 PM

Portland Playhouse Returns to the Short, Local Films of Wonderland

Short films are where the filmmakers of tomorrow are being born.

Music Sep 1 2:39 PM

Expanding the Lose Yr Mind Music Festival

Co-founder Elizabeth Elder worked to grow the music festival's consciousness past psych rock and across multiple venues

Hear In Portland Aug 31 12:10 PM

An Incoming Storm of Tegan and Sara Content

In this week's Hear in Portland: a new Wynne single drops, and we celebrate Beyoncé's birthday all damn day.

Movies & TV Aug 30 2:22 PM

For National Cinema Day SOME Portland Movie Theaters Will Offer $3 Admission

Are movie theaters that you like participating in this new, national tradition?

Hear In Portland Aug 25 2:17 PM

Festival News from Lose Yr Mind and The Kidz Outside

The Last Artful, Dodgr's debut album drops and everything else you should Hear In Portland!

Comedy Aug 19 12:24 PM

Does Portland Still Demand Lez Stand Up?

"This is a sort of toe-dip," founder Kirsten Kuppenbender said of the queer comedy showcase's tentative return.

Hear In Portland Aug 18 1:53 PM

Sunbathe and Spelljams Rock a Basement Near You

Spend summer's hot days with tabletop-inspired tunes, PDX Pop Now! 2022, and live shows HEAR IN PORTLAND!

Music Aug 17 1:00 PM

Dundee Lodge Campout Kicks off its 2022 Festival This Weekend

They've added single-day tickets, more food (and coffee!) vendors, and a one day Mississippi Records deal.

Hear In Portland Aug 12 11:00 AM

The Sávila Show You've Been Waiting For

Plus, a Brown Calvin (of Brown Calculus) Record Release Show—It's All HEAR IN PORTLAND!

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

Hear In Portland Aug 5 2:57 PM

D Worthy, Mahalia, and Kamaiyah Live Shows

Plus, the Last Artful, Dodgr Announces Her Debut Full-Length—It's All HEAR IN PORTLAND!

Pickathon Aug 5 2:02 PM

Things Not to Miss at Pickathon 2022

Here are our live music picks and a few tips on what look for at this year's festival.

Comedy Jul 25 3:30 PM

Podcast But Outside, but Stand-Up and Inside

Andrew Michaan on his two-day tour with fellow comedian Brent Weinbach