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Mar 1, 2011
tune in: television
I’ll admit it: it’s been a couple weeks since I checked in on Portlandia. After a whirlwind of posts, an onslaught of thoughts, and a double dose of premieres, I stopped paying attention. I’ll...
Feb 28, 2011
Last week, in anticipation of OBT’s Stravinsky Project , we geeked out on some online videos of other ballet companies performing Firebird and Rite of Spring. But now, we can share some actual...
Feb 25, 2011
Tomorrow, Loch Lomond will celebrate the release of brand-new album "Little Me Will Start A...
Feb 23, 2011
“Stravinsky’s music is very complex and technical,” says Anne Mueller. “This charges the choreographer with the task of almost ‘explaining the music’ through the dance.”
We’ll take her word for...
Feb 22, 2011
This Friday and Saturday, the Bicycle Film Festival , endearingly dubbed the “BFF,” will breeze through Portland with a curated selection of shorts, and a local opener: beach-punk band Guantanamo...
Feb 21, 2011
Cellist Ashia Grzesik may sing music from the old country, wear ruffled skirts and cook borscht, but she’s no neo-bohemian gypsy-punk poser. Though she currently hangs her plumed hats in...
Feb 19, 2011
This weekend, it looks like local Trekkies, as well as civil rights advocates, have something to beam about: a visit from the one and only George Takei. Thought we’d pass this item along from the...
Feb 17, 2011
“‘African-ist’ is not a word!” insisted our editing staff when I recently submitted some text about prestigious jazz pianist Randy Weston. They softened when I explained that I was quoting...
Feb 15, 2011
In 2008, Portland based performance artist and musician Holcombe Waller was commissioned by the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, in partnership with On the Boards of Seattle, to create...
Feb 14, 2011
BEST NEW ARTIST:ESPERANZA SPALDING
In case you haven’t heard already, Culturephile feels compelled to tell you that Esperanza Spalding, a Portland native and Portland Jazz Festival Ambassador,...
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