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The 28 Best Things to Do in Portland This Week: January 15-18

Portland Becomes a Fertile Ground for Theater! And Comedy! And Doggos, Too!

The 17 Best Concerts to See in Portland This Week: January 10-16

Destroyer, Sløtface, and the Fifth Annual Girl Fest

The 20 Best Films to Catch in Portland Theaters This Week: January 12-18

This Week: Coraline, The Raid, a Studio Ghibli Retrospective, and More

The 10 Best Ways to Make a Difference in Portland this Week: January 10-16

Celebrate Roe v. Wade with Drag Queen Karaoke, March for MLK, and Volunteer with Transition Projects

14 Funny Things to Do in Portland for January!

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

News »

Northwest Portland Has Begun Denying Parking Permits to Some Apartment Residents

And Similar Policies Could Soon Spread to Other Areas

Hall Monitor: After the B-Word

A Hasty Insult Has Taken Some Pressure Off Commissioner Loretta Smith

You Should Vote "Yes" on Measure 101

Here's Why

Music »

The Prids Persist

Talking Life, Death, and Dark Pop with One of Portland’s Longest-Running Bands

Girl Fest Couldn’t Come at a Better Time

This Year’s Lineup Features Dreckig, Gifted Gab, and More

The 17 Best Concerts to See in Portland This Week: January 10-16

Destroyer, Sløtface, and the Fifth Annual Girl Fest

Enter the World of Madcap Italian Mastermind Franco Battiato

Superior Viaduct’s Reissues of His First Three Albums Are Extraordinary

Film »

Phantom Thread Review: A Phenomenally Fucked-Up Romantic Comedy

Paul Thomas Anderson’s Style and Substance

The Post Review: Spielberg’s Ode to the Adversarial Press

Hey, Neat! A Reminder of Why Newspapers Matter!

What Does MoviePass Mean for Portland Theaters?

The Movie Subscription Service Seems Like a Great Deal—For Now

The Commuter Review: All Aboard the Train to Garbagetown!

Something Something Trainwreck Metaphor Something

Cannabis »

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

Nightingale Remedies Makes a Cannabis Topical That Actually Works

Because, Despite What Patrick Swayze Taught Us, Pain Does Hurt

We Asked the City’s Cannabis Program Coordinator Some Questions

Brandon Goldner Tackles Our Inquiries About Public Consumption in Portland

How Does the Rest of the World Feel About CBD?

A Preliminary Report from the World Health Organization Suggests Good Things

Food and Drink »

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

Level Beer Is a Brewery for All Seasons

The New Brewpub Is the Perfect Place to Hit on Your Way in or Out of the Gorge

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 »

Cheer Up! There’s One Good Thing to See During Holiday Theater Season

You Should Go See A Christmas Carol. Yes, That Christmas Carol.

Top 20 Podcasts of 2017

“A Dash of Glitter” with Your 401(k)

Portand Podcaster Lillian Karabaic Makes Personal Finance Delightful

Feature »

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

“Can Anybody Help Out This Week?”

Six Days at the Pacific Northwest’s Regional Abortion Fund