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Thumbnail for - 2012 Oregon Book Award Winners
Apr 24, 2012
top books
Last night, Literary Arts announced the winners of the 25th annual Oregon Book Awards. Standouts include Joe Sacco’s meticulously reported and drawn Footnotes in Gaza winning OBA’s first ever...
Thumbnail for - It’s Official: Joe Haege = the Creepiest Guy in Town
Apr 24, 2012
NSFP - not safe for portland
In a message about Adam Arnold’s amazing costumes for OBT, Shop Talk chanteuse Eden Dawn innocuously sent me a link to a video starring members of Tu Fawning and 31 Knots, saying only that “It’s...
Thumbnail for - Review: OBT’s Chromatic Quartet
Apr 21, 2012
ballet noir
Stage lights shine down with harsh, fractured, noir-like geometry on a ballerina in a gorgeous cocktail dress splayed on the stage like the victim of some glamorous nightclub murder. Male dancers...
Thumbnail for - Review: Portland Center Stage’s Anna Karenina
Apr 19, 2012
aristocratic woman on the verge
Just as every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way, to quote the opening sentence of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, every theatrical adaptation is unhappy in its own way, too. Not to say that...
Thumbnail for - Marc Maron in Portland
Apr 18, 2012
the marc festival
APRIL 19–21 After performing stand-up comedy for decades, it seems like Marc Maron’s officially “blowing up.” Ubiquitous on late-night shows like Real Time with Bill Maher and Late Night with...
Thumbnail for - Win Tickets to Grammy-Winning NYC Chanteuse Lady Rizo
Apr 18, 2012
cabaret comedienne superstar
I’ll say this as bluntly as I can: Lady Rizo is consistently one of NYC’s best night’s out. She’s got pipes that can go from a Nina Simone warble to a Janis Joplin belt, but just as entertaining...
Thumbnail for - Remembering Rhoda
Apr 18, 2012
in memoriam
A clinical twin bed bolstered by books, a table laden with objects that resembled apothecary goods, and a series of window-like abstracts were artist Rhoda London’s submissions to an installation...
Thumbnail for - Interview+Slideshow: Adam Arnold on Designing for OBT’s Spring Show
Apr 18, 2012
Read our review of opening night. OBT’s spring program, Chromatic Quartet, running from April 19–28, offers four short works that explore how surprising partnerships can make for unbridled...
Thumbnail for - Post-Bridgetown Podcasts
Apr 17, 2012
last laugh
The wristbands are worthless, the hand stamps are fading away, and the fifth year of Bridgetown Comedy Festival is officially behind us. However, if you missed out on this year’s stellar lineup,...
Thumbnail for - Portland’s Cappella Romana on NPR
Apr 17, 2012
byzantine vocal ensemble killed the radio star
NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday marked the Eastern Orthodox Easter with a story about a new exhibition at New York’s Metropolitan Museum: “Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition.” Portland’s own...
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