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Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 18-21

Gillian Anderson, Herbie Hancock, Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me's Peter Sagal, Ben Folds, Maria Bamford. They're not just stars, they're people at the top of their games—and they're all in town this weekend.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 09/18/2014
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Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 11–14

This weekend's rumbles: Drake vs. Lil Wayne, PICA's TBA Fest vs. XOXO Fest, Béla Fleck and his banjo vs. the Oregon Symphony, the Breeders vs. "Cannonball," and Badass Theatre vs. South American revolutionaries.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 09/11/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept 4–7

The Avett Brothers play Edgefield, opera goes indie with 'The Canticle of the Black Madonna,' chamber music gets folky with Musee Mecanique, and the piano recital gets a makeover with Kathleen Supove.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 09/04/2014
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Top Things to Do Labor Day Weekend 2014

The Oregon Symphony returns to the Waterfront, the Portland Film Festival brings Toby back to 'Labyrinth,' and Art in the Pearl gives you another reason to walk the park blocks on a sunny afternoon.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 08/27/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 21–24

Chuck Palahniuk puts on his PJs for Bedtime Stories for Adults, Johnny Depp falls for Winona Ryder on the roof of Hotel deLuxe, Beck does whatever he wants at Edgefield, and much more.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 08/21/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 14–17

MFNW 2.0 takes over the waterfront, Dew Tour shreds down Broadway, and the Adult Soapbox Derby barrels down Mount Tabor.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 08/13/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 7–10

Providence Bridge Pedal combines Portland's bikes and bridges, First Thursday hits the streets with art, and the Bite of Oregon reminds you that Portland is one of the best places to be hungry (as if you needed reminding).

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 08/07/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 31–Aug 3

Pabst sells tickets to Modest Mouse on the cheap, Pickathon rocks out, and the Great Horror Campout terrifies thrill-seekers for 12 straight hours.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 07/31/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 24–27

The Big Float braves the Willamette, NWFC screens 'The Royal Tenenbaums,' and Pat Benatar hits the zoo with her best shot.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 07/24/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 17–20

PDX Pop Now, Purple Rain and Dirty Dancing outdoors at Zidell Yards, the Book of Mormon, the Cathedral Park Jazz Fest. The fun simply doesn't end.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 07/17/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 10–13

Wes's World takes us on a trek through cinema history, hundreds gather to watch the World Cup finals, and 'The Book of Mormon' takes a stab at everything sacred.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 07/10/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 3–6

The Waterfront Blues Fest kicks off a Summer of Soul, Lauryn Hill never grows old, First Thursday brings the sun, and comedy's prodigal son Ian Karmel returns.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 07/02/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 26-29

See David Sedaris for free, buy Jack White tickets, chill at the Brewer's Festival, watch singing buckets of chum, listen to Steven Malkmus and the Jicks—and support OCAC at the same time!

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 06/26/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 19–22

Ira Glass, Sarah McLachlan, PoMo's Country Brunch (bloody marys!), a slew of incredible theater, Risk/Reward, and Clueless. Don't want to go out? As if.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 06/19/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 12–15

Pride takes over the city, Once rocks your heart, LitHop fills Alberta bars with authors and book-lovers, and there are two types of people in the world: Tom Robbins people, and Dolly Parton people (okay, maybe not...).

  • By Aaron Scott and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 06/12/2014
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SPORTS

Portland Monthly's World Cup Predictions

The world's biggest soccer party starts Thursday, June 12 and our editors offer their expert analysis.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 06/11/2014
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FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Inside Fogo de Chão

The meat-eaters at Portland Monthly headed over for Friday lunch at downtown's new Brazilian churrascaria...here's what we thought.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 06/09/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 5-8

The Naked Bike Ride bares PDX, Shine a Light turns the art museum into a party, Jesse Eisenberg stars in a thriller filmed in Oregon, Colin Meloy talks the Pogues, First Thursday sees sun, and more.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Danielle Klenak
  • Published 06/05/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 28-31

Tickets go on sale for Tom Petty, Beck, and the Avett Brothers; the Decemberists play Castaways and Cutouts in its entirety, Artists Rep Playboy is a theatrical delight, and skeletons sing opera.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Danielle Klenak
  • Published 05/29/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 22-25

Hugh Laurie serenades you, Lizzy: The Musical and Macbeth cover you in blood, and James Broughton incites you to "follow your own weird" (long before it was a Portland tagline), plus plenty more to fill a Memorial Weekend spent in town.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Danielle Klenak
  • Published 05/22/2014
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