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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,...
Thumbnail for - Salon L’Orient
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...
Thumbnail for - Eden Out Of Her Hand
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...
Thumbnail for - Tig Notaro Hits Helium
Feb 8, 2011
comedy
You might recognize Tig Notaro’s deadpan delivery and Peter Pan haircut from her recurring role as “Officer Tig” on The Sarah Silverman Program, or from various comedy showcases. But did you know...
Thumbnail for - Turandot: A Multi-Faceted Gem
Feb 7, 2011
Culturephile caught the Superbowl Sunday performance of Turandot, and simply couldn’t wait to show you photos. Please peruse the slide show to the left for a taste of the jewel-toned...
Thumbnail for - Album Release: Fernando
Feb 4, 2011
music
Fernando Viciconte is an artist worthy of attention. Crafting country-blues, but also drawing deep from his unique Italian/Argentinian heritage, this low-promo, high-cred songsmith has been...
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