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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 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 12 Best Ways to Make a Difference in Portland this Week: May 16-22

Sign up for Free Mental Health Training, Nosh on Israeli Food for Palestine Children’s Relief, and Celebrate One Year of Pueblo Unido PDX

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!

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Portland’s Future is Female

Women Candidates Sweep Portland's Primary Elections

Hall Monitor: Cop Out

What Happened to Last Year‘s Police Budget Promises?

Did Multnomah County Violate an Employee’s First Amendment Rights?

The county may have wrongfully fired an employee for sharing public, albeit controversial, data

Music »

Alela Diane’s Cusp Is a Radical Portrait of Motherhood

The Portland Singer/Songwriter on Giving Life and Nearly Losing Her Own

Laura Veirs on Looking Out for Each Other

The Singer/Songwriter Focuses Her Energy

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

Moorea Masa, Sofi Tukker, Cough, and More!

Make Time for the Creation’s We Are Paintermen

The Pioneering British Group’s Only Album Is Back on Vinyl

Film »

Fahrenheit 451 Review: HBO Updates Ray Bradbury’s Sci-Fi Classic

It’s Getting Hot in Here!

QDoc 2018 Takes Viewers from Queercore Clubs to Small-Town Arkansas

A Weekend-Long Festival of LGBTQ Documentaries

Deadpool 2 Review: Finally, a Superhero Who Doesn’t Save the Universe

Plus, It’s Not Three Hours Long!

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

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Claire Denis, and Degenerate Zombie Trash

Food and Drink »

Welcome to the Neighborhood, Cafés!

Four New Coffee Joints Worth Settling Into

A Return to Italia

Three Longtime Italian Mainstays with New Chefs

A Guide to Patio Seating Etiquette

Always Ask.

Digging Deep

The Art of Hunting and Preparing Truffles

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

Cannabis »

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’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!

More Spring/Summer Lookbook Style

Portland Designers Explore Hot Colorways for Warmer Weather

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.

Hannibal Buress Is the Truth

Catching Up with Broad City’s Leading Man

Books »

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

Beth Pickens on Art as Self-Care

Your Art Will Save Your Life Is a Guide Book on Maintaining and Protecting Your Art in the Age of Trump

Theater »

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”

DeLanna Studi Walks the Trail of Tears

And So We Walked Charts the Reach of Generational Trauma

Feature »

Finding Purpose In the Wake of Tragedy

How a Survivor of the Pulse Nightclub Massacre Changed His Life and Those Around Him

Baptized with Fire

The Wild and True Story of Oregon’s Holy Rollers