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Thumbnail for - Bouand Dance CompanyFeral Landscapes
Oct 22, 2010
phile under: dance
What flavor of dance do you favor? Modern, with its abrupt thrusts and heaves, and arresting angles? Ballet, with clean long lines and graceful transitions? Contemporary, which kind of splits the...
Thumbnail for - PCS Artistic Director: "It Gets Better"
Oct 19, 2010
Last week, I was chased across the street by a young man in a purple pashmina. “Excuse me,” he panted, “I just wanted to thank you for wearing purple. You look great.” Well, gosh; I’ve made a few...
Thumbnail for - Bright Lights Tonight
Oct 18, 2010
This very moment, PM Editor in chief Randy Gragg is bustling around the offices in search of a "clicker," presumably for tonight’s installment of Bright Lights, Portland Monthly’s series of...
Thumbnail for - Local Videos!
Oct 18, 2010
Copy I met Marius Libman, the one-man band known as Copy, twice in one week in 2006. Both times, he was bartending—first at Dunes, and then at Holocene. "Jeez, you work everywhere," I said. "Nah,...
Thumbnail for - Shine A Light
Oct 15, 2010
It’s been a big month for Social Practice Art, aka the “no more snootiness, let’s get everybody onboard” strategy of arts curation. First there was The People’s Biennial at TBA, (which closes...
Thumbnail for - Gallery 903 hosts Alexandra Becker-Black
Oct 15, 2010
"I told you so." It’s an obnoxious statement, but occasionally so true. Case in point: Last week, Gallery 903 threw a moderately posh First Thursday opening, accompanied by a live flamenco...
Thumbnail for - Mozart Doubled, Haydn Distracted
Oct 15, 2010
phile under: music
Find dueling banjos too twangy? Dueling pianos too hammy? Well, how about violin versus viola, in Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola , demonstrated below by the UBS Verbier...
Thumbnail for - From Brews To Bikes: Portland’s Artisan Economy
Oct 15, 2010
phile under: books
A book about microbrews, bicycles and artisans. Allow me to translate: “three things Portland loves, inside another thing Portland loves.” Does that mean you’ll love this book? Maybe....
Thumbnail for - The Hillsboro Story
Oct 15, 2010
phile under: theater
Let’s be clear: we’re not talking about Hillsboro, Oregon here. We’re talking Hillsboro, Ohio, the epicenter of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case that racially desegregated public...
Thumbnail for - Show Review: Die Antwoord at Crystal Ballroom
Oct 15, 2010
phile under: live show review
If you don’t know who Die Antwoord is, ask the internet, or ask your kids. But proceed with caution: what you find might shock you. The Afrikaans hiphop troupe takes profanity and rebellion to...
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