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OREGON TRAILS

The Northwest's 8 Best Wildflower Hikes

Wildflower season is coming! Celebrate with some of our favorite floral displays in the region.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 03/26/2015
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VOX POPULI

Thoughts on Brunch?

Take our free survey on Portland's most beloved meal and enter to win a $100 gift card to Imperial.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 03/17/2015
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 15–18

Reels from the "real" Homer Simpson, Michael Chabon's comic book escapades, crazy British theatre, and Dirty Dancing on stage—it's all in PDX this weekend!

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 01/15/2015
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THE YEAR IN REVIEW

Portland Monthly's Top Magazine Stories of 2014

Best bars! Earthquake survival! Day trips! Hot neighborhoods! Sandwiches! We take a look back on the best of the best.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/31/2014
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THE YEAR IN REVIEW

Portland Monthly's Top 10 Blog Posts of 2014

From a "store" full of 100% free stuff to the baby from Labyrinth, we take a look back at the stories you loved most this year.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/31/2014
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Top Things to Do This Holiday Week: Dec 23–28

Make your Christmas that much merrier by catching Portland Playhouse's 'A Christmas Carol,' Oregon Ballet Theatre's 'The Nutcracker,' the Ensemble's Christmas special, and many more.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/23/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec 18–21

Key & Peele's Keegan-Michael Key wants to Twist Your Dickens. Also in the holiday mood this weekend: a Mafia boss, a Modernist poet, a Portland Mercury editor, and those unavoidable Sugar Plum Fairies.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/18/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec 11–14

'The Nutcracker' opens, Cheryl Strayed talks 'Wild,' Sleater-Kinney tickets go on sale, China Forbes sings opera, and Rudolph gets a live adaptation. Don't let the rain keep you in!

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/10/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

The Complete Guide to Portland's Holiday Shows

The lights are up, the trees are out, and the holiday arts are running all December long. Help plan your month with our list of the best events from the classics to the quirky—and everything in between.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff and Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 12/04/2014
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Editor's Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec 4–7

Ring in the season with our Holiday Guide! Also: a warm toast to Rufus Wainwright, Rubber Chickens, the ticklings of Andre Watts, and very Late Nights with Alex Falcone.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/04/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 26-Nov 30

Take a break from turkey leftovers to sing along to Abba hits with Mamma Mia!, start an indie-folk dance-party at Horse Feathers' record release show, or take in the tree lighting.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 11/26/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 20–23

Between Bernadette Peters, Jeff Bridges, John Oliver's Cover Oregon spoof, and Portland's premier drag clown, this weekend is one big sing-a-long!

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 11/20/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 13-16

Chuck Palahniuk's new book about sex, comedian Megan Amram's new book about science for girls, and rap's of-the-moment odd couple Run The Jewels. Did we mention Robert De Niro?

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 11/13/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 6-9

Astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield serenades Portland, First Thursday shines with hijinks and big name portraiture, the Northwest Filmmaker's Festival puts Oregon on screen, and so much more.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 11/06/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 30–Nov 2

Head to the haunted houses or hair-raising corn mazes to celebrate All Hallows' Eve, but don't forget Dreamgirls' closing night, or that the Black Keys are coming through town.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 10/29/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 23–25

Start your Halloween week with a haunted house or bloody dance show, check out the power of wax at the World Beard and Moustache Championships, and hear 'Wild' author Cheryl Strayed speak about the film adaptation of her life.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 10/23/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 16-19

'Girls' star Lena Dunham talks with Riot Grrrl Carrie Brownstein, Bjork goes intergalactic, Arlene Schnitzer gets a retrospective, and All Jane No Dick takes over NoPo. Ladies rule the weekend.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 10/15/2014
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Top Things To Do This Weekend: Oct 9-12

Design Week rocks on with a Ziggy Stardust party, Reel Music opens with a new Elliott Smith doc, White Bird brings the cosmic Diavolo, artists break out the rubber chickens, and musicians rage against GMOs.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 10/09/2014
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Top Things To Do This Weekend: Oct 2-5

Race into fall with the Portland Marathon, the Chili Jamboree, or three shows about women's clothes: Kinky Boots, Intimate Apparel, and La Cage Aux Folles.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 10/02/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept 25-28

The Boxtrolls opens; the city's ambitious new music fest, Project Pabst, kicks off; the art museum gets wacky; and Penny Lane tells you all about the glory days in 'Almost Famous.'

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 09/24/2014
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