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The 29 Best Things to Do in Portland This Week: January 22-25

Mormon Musicals, Revolution Through Comedy, and America: Lovett or Leave It!

The 21 Best Concerts to See in Portland This Week: January 17-23

From Tuvan Throat Singers to Explosive Classical to Yung Lean

The 22 Best Films to Catch in Portland Theaters This Week: January 19-25

Hellboy, The Boxtrolls, Shogun Assassin, and More

The 11 Best Ways to Make a Difference in Portland this Week: January 17-23

J20 Rallies, Food Justice Workshops, and a Volunteer Spotlight on Clay Street Table at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Parish

14 Funny Things to Do in Portland for January!

Maria Bamford, Lewis Black, Shane Torres, and Adam Sandler. Yeah, that Adam Sandler.

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News »

R2DToo Is No Longer in the Epicenter of Portland’s Homelessness Crisis

Seven Months After the Village Moved, A Lot Has Changed. And A Lot Hasn’t.

Oregon’s Constitution Has Shackled Portland’s $258 Million Housing Bond

Now, State Lawmakers Say They Have the Key

Hall Monitor: Incoming Calls

A Local Attorney Believes the City’s NIMBYs Can Help Fix Homelessness—and Now He Has Their Numbers

Northwest Portland Has Begun Denying Parking Permits to Some Apartment Residents

And Similar Policies Could Soon Spread to Other Areas

Music »

NXT LVL Is Partying for Social Justice

The Portland Collective’s J20 Party Celebrates Women of Color

Spontaneous Combustion Is a DIY Classical Festival

The Travelling Roadshow Rolls Through Portland This Week

All-Ages Action!

This Week in All-Ages Music

The 21 Best Concerts to See in Portland This Week: January 17-23

From Tuvan Throat Singers to Explosive Classical to Yung Lean

Film »

Mosaic Review: Should You Experience Steven Soderbergh’s Latest on HBO or in the App?

Watching—and Tapping—an Experimental Murder Mystery

The 22 Best Films to Catch in Portland Theaters This Week: January 19-25

Hellboy, The Boxtrolls, Shogun Assassin, and More

Phantom Thread Review: A Phenomenally Fucked-Up Romantic Comedy

Paul Thomas Anderson’s Style and Substance

Food and Drink »

The Return of the Full English Breakfast

On the Hunt For the Finest Full English Breakfast at Kingsland Kitchen (and Toffee Club).

Rules to Keep Happy Hour Happy

Or, Why Do Bars and Restaurants Have All These Rules?

Stay the Course: Drinking Right in 2018

Keep Your Cocktail-Related Resolutions in 2018 at Some of the New Hit Bars of 2017.

A Touch of Yucatan

Taqueria La Mestiza is Small, But Mighty

Cannabis »

Let’s Keep Our Eyes on the Prize, and Those IDs

An OLCC Sting Shows Dispensaries Are Seriously Lax About Minors—and That’s Really, Really Bad

Industrial Hemp Can Now Go Through the Recreation Cannabis Supply Line

So What Does This Mean for Oregon’s Producers?

Sorry, Jeff Sessions, But Legal Weed’s Not Going Anywhere

Although the Attorney General Ripped Up the Cole Memo, It’s Still Business as Usual

We Asked the City’s Cannabis Program Coordinator Some Questions

Brandon Goldner Tackles Our Inquiries About Public Consumption in Portland

Fashion »

2018 Fashion Forecast

Predicting What You’ll Be Wearing in the New Year

Built to Spill (and Impress)

These Sweeties are the Cure for Your Winter Blues

New Year’s Resolutions—and the Biggest Clothing Swap in the Northwest

New Year, New Me (And You!)

Visual Art »

Origins of Illimat

Making a Board Game with the Decemberists

Beyond The Americans

At Blue Sky Gallery, an Essential Look into the Life and Work of Photographer Robert Frank

Indigenous Weaving Traditions Carry On in Interwoven Radiance

A New Exhibit Celebrates the Native Women Artists of the Northwest Coast

Experience Pure Sound Art at Variform Gallery

With New Work From Ben Glas, The Space Makes the Medium Accessible

Comedy »

John Mulaney: Just a Humble Yarn Boy

Long-Form Stand-Up Is What the "Kid Gorgeous" Comedian Does Best

All Hail the “Yaaas Queen Yaaas” Comedy Tour

Ilana Glazer and Phoebe Robinson’s Beautiful Friendship Comes to Portland

15 Funny Things to Do in Portland for the Month of December!

Matt Braunger, Ian Karmel, Sheetlejuice, and Dan Savage All Want to Wish You a Happy Hole-adays!

Books »

Short-Form Comics You Will Love

Things of Beauty from Kevin Budnick, Anne Pomel, and More

Sung Yim’s Debut Is One to Watch

What About the Rest of Your Life Depicts Trauma and Recovery With No Empty Platitudes

Looking Back on the Best Books of 2017

Discussed: Jesmyn Ward, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Fascist Creeps, and Prog Rock

Kevin Young Goes Long on Cons

Why Do Americans Love Bullshit? The New Book Bunk Gets to the Bottom of It

Theater »

Fertile Ground’s Accessible Art Returns

Your Best Bets Include Rosa Luxemburg, Sexual Revolutions, and a New and Improved Uncle Vanya

“A Dash of Glitter” with Your 401(k)

Portand Podcaster Lillian Karabaic Makes Personal Finance Delightful

Feature »

Overkill

Portland’s Got a Problem with Taxidermy

A City Scandalized

How the Vice Clique Scandal of 1912 Exposed Portland’s Gay Underground

Send in the Clown

Nikki Brown Clown Brings Love and Laughter to Her People

Portland Is Burning

Local Ballroom Culture Is About Much More than Looking Fabulous