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CULTUREPHILE

5 Portland Arts Ensembles With Global Followings

We may take them for granted, but some of Portland’s best artists and ensembles are beloved around the world.

  • 05/01/2014

ON THE TOWN

PoMo Picks: May 2014

Whitney Houston Tribute, Lizzie Borden's ax-wielding musical, the World Horror Convention, and the rest of the month's best bets for things to see or do

  • 05/01/2014

NEWS

Portland Monthly: The One-Page Edition | May 2014

We distilled a magazine's worth of stories onto a single page. See the condensed awesomeness!

  • 05/01/2014

FEATURE

5 Portland Bands You Need to Hear Now

These incendiary acts may be new to the scene, but they’ve already locked into solid grooves of their own. Best of all, you can still catch them at intimate venues—but probably not for long.

  • 05/01/2014

DISPATCH

Humans of Portland Defy All Stereotypes

An Oregonian spin-off of New York's famous photoblog reveals a portrait of a city unlike any other.

  • 05/01/2014

FEATURE

Reasons to Love Portland

From poetry to poutine, from high tech to high fashion, we celebrate what makes our city the best anywhere.

  • 04/25/2014

Home & Design

News & Profiles

HISTORY

The Flight of the World's Last Mini Guppy

Can the flight aficionados at the Tillamook Air Museum save this giant cargo plane built to transport rockets, school buses, and giraffes from Africa?

  • 05/01/2014

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: May 2014

We asked elected officials to toss invites to great Portlanders, and they came up with this all-star fantasy guest list.

  • 05/01/2014

LONG STORY SHORT

Glenda Goldwater, Portland's Bon Vivant

Go to an arts event: an experimental performance, a symphony gala, or the latest gallery opening. You’ll nearly always see Glenda Goldwater, impeccably dressed, white hair reaching above the crowd, horn-rimmed glasses turning her eyes into a diptych.

  • 05/01/2014

POSTSCRIPT

Reasons to Complain About Portland

From brunch lines to our terrible drivers, we balance our May issue love fest with a little bit of whine.

  • 05/01/2014

BIG PICTURE

Tea and Circumstantial Evidence

Once a month, a bunch of nice ladies (and a few gents) gather for Chinese food and civilized banter about violent crime.

  • 05/01/2014

ENVIRONMENT

In Portland, Even Our Rats are Special

An in-depth look at the life and times of our city's above-average rodents

  • 05/01/2014

VENTURES

The Next Generation of Portland Start-Ups

Portland’s fertile silicon soil has nurtured winners like Chirpify, VendScreen, Simple, and Puppet Labs. Here are five fast-growing start-ups signaling the next wave.

  • 05/01/2014

BUSINESS

Cinnabon Conjures A Bit of Portland Voodoo

How Portland's quirky tastes are secretly influencing food-court culture.

  • 05/01/2014

PDX INDEX

Is Portland Ready for Google Fiber?

A by-the-numbers look at the high-speed option that could change the way Oregonians access the internet.

  • 05/01/2014

POLITICS

Who Should Control Portland's Drinking Water?

A controversial campaign aims to take Bull Run away from City Council.

  • 04/15/2014

Restaurants

Style & Shopping

Travel & Outdoors