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Feb 22, 2011
film sports
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...
Thumbnail for - Album Review: Ashia Grzesik
Feb 21, 2011
music
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...
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Feb 19, 2011
celebrity
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...
Thumbnail for - Jazz Pianist Randy Weston: "African-ist"
Feb 17, 2011
music
“‘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...
Thumbnail for - Album Review: Holcombe Waller
Feb 15, 2011
music
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...
Thumbnail for - JazzFest Gal Wins Grammy
Feb 14, 2011
music
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,...
Thumbnail for - Portlandia Renewed
Feb 14, 2011
tune in: television
According to reports this morning from the New York Times, Portlandia , the wacky Saturday Night Live affiliated show that “puts a bird” on Portland, has been deemed a success by its parent...
Thumbnail for - AgesAndAges Album Release
Feb 11, 2011
music
Since Culturephile’s July 2010 review of AgesAndAges (copied below), the band has been building more steam, wrapping a new album, “Restless,” to be released this evening at Mississippi Studios,...
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Feb 10, 2011
dance
On Saint Valentine’s Eve, Tiare Tashnik and her trusty troupe of undulating femme fatales will offer their monthly showcase of raqs sharqi at the Fez, with a little extra spice in honor of...
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Feb 9, 2011
opera
This Valentine weekend, the kitschiest little opera company in town, Opera Theater Oregon (of Hercules vs. Vampires acclaim) premieres Out Of Eden , a take on the Massanet classic Werther. In this...
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