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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 20-23

The PDX Jazz Festival lures local and national talent, PIFF extends its run, and two local theater companies tackle heavy subject matter.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff and Nathan Tucker
  • Published 02/20/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 30–Feb 2

Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis release Wildwood's finale, Dweezil Zappa plays dad's old songs, and Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre takes on an even older Norse legend.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 01/30/2014
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THEATER

Review: ART’s ‘Xmas Unplugged’

Two one acts skewer the dark reality that Christmas is often more about spending money on presents than spending time with each other. Who knew Santa fight scenes could go on too long? Thru Dec. 28

  • By Haley Martin
  • Published 12/05/2013
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Oct 17-20

Indie bands hijack the symphony, female comics conquer the stage, OBT infiltrates your dreams, and Turkey commandeers Rambo. It's a weekend of artistic invasions!

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Nathan Tucker
  • Published 10/17/2013
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend, Oct 10-13

Timbers vs. Sounders, Bonnie Raitt, Zombie Apocalypse Run, and a world-class choreographer named Nacho. This weekend makes our heads spin.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff and Nathan Tucker
  • Published 10/10/2013
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THEATER

Review + Q&A: ‘Mistakes Were Made’ & Craig Wright

The blistering playwright, who’s also penned episodes for ‘Lost’ and ‘Six Feet Under,’ talks with us about the deliciously absurd anti-hero in his play at ART. Thru Oct 27

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/07/2013
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 3–6

First Thursday, Wordstock, Samurai's at the art museum, Steve Martin, and the Pet Shop Boys makes the weekend too much to handle.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Nathan Tucker
  • Published 10/03/2013
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Theater

Review: Third Rail’s 'Sweet and Sad'

The second in the Apple family series dishes up higher stakes, stronger acting, and a more poignant story. Thru Oct 20

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/02/2013
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THEATER

Review: Artists Rep's "The Big Meal"

Dámaso Rodriguez's first show as ART's artistic director, a saga of five generations in one archetypal American family, bites off more than it can chew.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 09/19/2013
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 5-8

Musicfest NW invades PDX, Typhoon counter-invades the rest of the US, and Portland's theaters open their assault on your fall calendar. That is, the arts get feisty this weekend.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff and Nathan Tucker
  • Published 09/04/2013
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THEATER

Review: Third Rail's 'A Bright New Boise'

It's the final week of Third Rail Rep's 'A Bright New Boise,' a powerful and provocative play about our commitment to beliefs and the resulting consequences.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 06/17/2013
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THEATER

Review: Artists Rep’s ‘Ithaka’

The world premiere tells the mythic story of a recent veteran’s Odyssean voyage home. Thru June 30

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 06/03/2013
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THEATER

Review: Artists Rep’s ‘Ten Chimneys’

A backstage romp through everything that makes theater joyous sets an energetic note for the company’s incoming artistic director. Thru May 26

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 04/29/2013
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THEATER

Review: Artists Rep’s ‘The Gin Game’

The Pulitzer-winning tragicomedy channels all the woes of a hard life into a game of cards. Don’t take your elderly parents. Thru Apr 28

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 04/10/2013
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FEATURE

Playwright Susan Mach's Double Header

The local playwright breaks through with two world premieres at once.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 12/17/2012
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Review: The Pain and the Itch

Third Rail Repertory’s Thanksgiving play challenges lip-service liberals to become better listeners.

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  • Published 10/24/2011
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Portland Spaces: Handbook

Center of Attention

Centerpieces are key to entertaining friends and family. From traditional floral centerpieces to ones that are funky and fresh, follow Portland Monthly's guide on how to set the mood the right way.

  • By Rachel DeSchepper
  • Published 05/27/2010
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phile under: Theater

Shakespeare Unmoored

ART’s Othello is a near miss

  • By Graham Bell
  • Published 04/19/2010
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