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CLASSICAL

Review: Pianist Stephen Hough

While standing ovations are virtually pro forma at Portland concerts, the one given to this acclaimed British pianist was well deserved.

  • By Thomas Cobb
  • Published 04/08/2014
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DANCE REVIEW

Review: NW Dance Project’s Director’s Choice

PDX’s contemporary powerhouse celebrates 10 years with a quartet of intense, beautiful, athletic dances. Thru Apr 5

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 04/03/2014
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THEATER REVIEW

The Motherf**ker with the Small Fire in the Piazza

Artists Rep, PCS, and Portland Playhouse all open stories about love that range from the bombastically hilarious to a slow burn.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/06/2014
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DANCE

Review: Cloud Gate Dance Theatre

The preeminent Asian contemporary dance company’s meditative work left some in a trance and the rest catatonic.

  • By Salish Davis
  • Published 03/05/2014
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THEATER REVIEW

PCS’s “Bo-Nita” Is a One-Woman Cavalcade of Gumption

A black comedy about a precocious girl, a floozy of a mom, and trying to hang together. Thru Mar 16

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/20/2014
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Theater

Review: ART's "The Monster-Builder"

The world premiere's overblown parody provides some unexpectedly adventurous comedy, but fails to satisfyingly address its themes. Thru Mar 2

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 02/05/2014
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THEATER REVIEW

Hand2Mouth’s “Pep Talk” Will Get You Off the Bench

The experimental theater elevates our spirits and our funny bones with its parody of that American hallmark: the motivational speech. Thru Feb 16

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/30/2014
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THEATER

Review: PCS's "Chinglish"

Portland Center Stage's comedy about cultural and linguistic miscommunication is a one-joke pony. It entertains, but underwhelms. Thru Feb 9

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 01/23/2014
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CLASSICAL MUSIC

Review: Emanuel Ax with the Oregon Symphony

The Canadian pianist delivered beautiful interpretations of Bach and Strauss, book-ended by two works that showed very different sides of Beethoven.

  • By Thomas Cobb
  • Published 01/13/2014
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THEATER

Review: Pixie Dust’s Beauty and the Beast

A local sing along of talking clocks and beastly love affairs makes for real holiday magic. Thru Dec 29.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 12/15/2013
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