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While major theaters take a break this season, parks and festivals fill up with Shakespeare, vaudeville, new plays and solo shows.
There’s plenty to eat, drink, see and do in the Rose City — all without overspending. Enjoy Portland on a budget and make the most of your time (and dime).
Chamber Music Northwest’s annual summer festival combines highest-caliber classical music with Portland’s laid-back atmosphere at can’t-miss concerts.
Several outstanding comedians have honed their craft here; get ready to ROFL with our guide to the all-stars of Portland’s comedy scene.
Hear true stories about love, sex, history, movies and even middle school at six regular live storytelling events in Portland.
A historic Central Eastside high school is reinvented as a music venue called Revolution Hall.
Live Wire! is “radio variety for the attention-span-challenged” taped in Portland weekly and broadcast on dozens of stations from Tallahassee, Tenn., to Reading, England.
Sequins, boas and a rainbow of talent mark LGBTQ variety show Peacock in the Park's takeover of Washington Park.
Spanning two weeks every January, the Fertile Ground Festival is where you go to see Portland's newest performance works first.
Portland has a rich drag and performance art culture that encompasses everything from traditional female impersonation to new-school drag to queer burlesque.