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PORTLAND ARTS 101

What Do Album Producers Do, Exactly? We Asked One of Portland's Best.

He's recorded the Decemberists, Neko Case, and R.E.M.—now, Tucker Martine explains his craft.

  • 03/02/2015
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LONG STORY SHORT

Portland Singer-Songwriter Vikesh Kapoor's Journey from Punk to Folk

The Pennsylvania native shares his love of universal storytelling, his parents' immigrant experience, and Craigslist jobs.

  • 02/19/2015
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LONG STORY SHORT

Talking Indie Stardom and Vintage Threads with Michael Maker

"I’m like the lord of Northwest 23rd. I only say that because I don’t want to say mayor. Who wants to be the mayor?"

  • 01/05/2015
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SOARING TECH

Drones are Set to Conquer Oregon's Skies. Are You Ready?

Oregon’s drone dreamers envision an innovative, lucrative “Silicon Sky.” First, they must overcome the feds, privacy proponents, and public fear.

  • 12/01/2014
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DESIGN

The Mad Science Behind OMSI's Greatest Exhibits

In the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry’s exhibition-design laboratory, the future of learning is under construction.

  • 10/10/2014
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GROUP THINK

Ziba Made Your Ketchup Bottle—Now It's Remaking Itself

For 30 years, the storied design firm Ziba has created pioneering products for the world’s biggest companies. The most crucial project yet: moving forward.

  • 09/26/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

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.

  • 08/27/2014
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LONG STORY SHORT

The Babe with the Power is Back!

Toby Froud crawled his way into our hearts in a red-striped onesie in Jim Henson’s cult fantasy movie Labyrinth. Now, he's creating his own world of magic.

  • 08/26/2014
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LONG STORY SHORT

Jeffrey Morgenthaler: The Man Behind the Bar

The legendary Clyde Common bartender reveals his slow rise to cocktail stardom (by way of dive bars and white collar ambitions).

  • 06/02/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 8-12

The Bridgetown Comedy Festival conquers all, The Pirates of Penzance opens, and Othello and PAM's Venice exhibition close. Heed!

  • 05/08/2014
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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
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PROFILE

Death Becomes Her

The "Green Reaper" of Boring, Oregon finds a calling—and a fresh start for an industry in flux—with wicker caskets, backyard burials, and free baby hugs.

  • 02/03/2014
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INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Arts in the January Issue

All the arts and culture stories from Portland Monthly’s January issue in one convenient spot.

  • 01/08/2014
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ENTERTAINMENT

Live Wire Radio Goes for National Glory

After a decade of cracking up local listeners, Portland's radio dynamos aim to be public radios next big thing—and they just might make it.

  • 01/02/2014
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TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tickets to Blind Pilot and the Oregon Symphony

The local indie folk darlings team up with the symphony for a night of sweeping orchestral tunes on April 27.

  • 04/09/2013
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INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Arts in the April Issue

This month's art-focused Portland Monthly articles include a Q&A with Artists Rep's new artistic director and Blind Pilot's latest album.

  • 04/01/2013
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CULTUREPHILE

Blind Pilot Goes Symphonic

The indie-folk band teams up with the Oregon Symphony.

  • 03/15/2013
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Article

Romancing At Home: Portland Hotel Packages

15 Cupid-approved Portland staycation specials for your sweetie.

  • 02/11/2013
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BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Chef Thomas Boyce Leaves Bluehour

The veteran Los Angeles chef is replaced by Clarklewis chef and Bluehour alum Dolan Lane.

  • 01/08/2013
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Feature

Tilting at Landfills

Fifth-generation farmer Ramsey McPhillips and a motley crew of neighbors wage a quixotic battle to stop North America’s largest garbage company from growing even bigger in the heart of Oregon's wine country.

  • 08/23/2012
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