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COMEDY

Eddie Izzard's Three Decades of "Executive Transvestite" Style

The British comedian comes to town this weekend. But what will he wear? We glanced back at the ever-changing Izzard look over a three-decade career. Bring back the bustier!

  • 06/23/2015
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COMEDY FESTIVAL

Bridgetown Comedy Festival: The Recap

From Janeane Garofalo's Spanx to Dana Gould's questionable clown jokes, we scribbled down the best moments from the 2015 Bridgetown Comedy Festival—or at least the best ones we could remember!

  • 05/12/2015
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 7–10

Obama AND Bill Moyers? Very statesmanlike! Also, drunk comedians (so, so many), duct tape art, and a penal colony tale from Down Under.

  • 05/07/2015
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DISPATCH

Your Roadmap to Portland's Comedy Scene

With underground shows, packed LGBT-centric stages, and a killer festival, local comics have never had it better.

  • 04/27/2015
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Editor's Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Apr 16–19

It's Obama! (Ok, Tommy Davidson.) And! Nacho Duato, David Hockney, Prokofiev, and some very naughty puppets.

  • 04/16/2015
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COMEDY RECORDING

Ian Karmel on Splitting Life Between LA and PDX

The once-local comedian is back in town from LA (and a new gig on the Late Late Show with James Corden) to record an album this Saturday at Mississippi Studios.

  • 02/04/2015
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SEE THIS NOW

Meet Cameron Esposito, Our New Comedy Crush

An LA-based comic shows Portland the love, and we show off her funniest tweets.

  • 12/29/2014
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TELEVISION

Jerry Seinfeld and Fred Armisen Grab Coffee in Portland

The Portland episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee premiered today. It's awkward, it's funny, and it's worth a watch.

  • 12/04/2014
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TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tickets to See John Oliver

The HBO host/comedian brings his British snark to Portland for two shows at the Keller on November 22.

  • 11/05/2014
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COMEDY

Comedian Shane Torres, The Exit Interview

Funnyman Shane Torres is heading for New York. We took a moment to say goodbye—and ask what his worst Portland moment was.

  • 10/06/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

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.

  • 08/13/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

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).

  • 08/07/2014
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COMEDY

What’s in a Name: Bath Night (Because It Sure Beats Angel Tit)

Comedian Sean McGrath explains the difficulty of naming a sketch comedy show—and the five names he rejected. Aug 8–30

  • 08/06/2014
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COMEDY

New Comedy Takes Marriage Seriously

Produced by the cofounder of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Jason Nash is Married offers a hilarious—and profound—look at marriage. Released June 24

  • 06/19/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 15-18

A trio of great plays, a trio of great authors (Ursula K. Le Guin, Cheryl Strayed, and Lidia Yuknavitch), and tickets go on sale to Lauryn Hill (sans Fugees trio).

  • 05/15/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 1–May 4

If you want to laugh, don't miss the Aces. If you want to dress up, shimmy out to Portland Prom. And if you want to geek out, well, May the Fourth be with you.

  • 04/30/2014
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COMEDY

Guide to Bridgetown Comedy Festival

With over 200 comics, the fest offers funny for every taste. We offer five itineraries: big names, rough and raunchy, mom-friendly, LOL ladies, and up-and-comers.

  • 04/28/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 24-27

Don't miss OBT dancer Alison Roper's final performance, the Red Dress Party, SNL comic Norm MacDonald, or tickets to Broken Bells, the Head and the Heart, and the Oregon Zoo Concerts.

  • 04/24/2014
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COMEDY

Q&A: Getting R-Rated with SNL's Norm MacDonald

The legendary SNL comedian rants about homeless guys, his SNL sketches that never made it on air, and more. Apr 23–26

  • 04/23/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 17-20

Watch ballerina Alison Roper's last dance, laugh till you hurt with Chelsea Handler, catch the best of the NW Filmmakers' Fest, and dive into Theatre Vertigo's pool (no water)—just watch your head!

  • 04/17/2014
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