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Thumbnail for - Henry Rollins at Alberta Rose
Mar 31, 2011
personality plus
In his 1980’s rock diary Get On The Bus, Henry Rollins wrote of ordering entire pots of diner coffee for just himself, and performing countless sit-ups while sleeping on the floor of a garden shed...
Thumbnail for - Michael Ian Black’s Best Tweets
Mar 3, 2011
comedy
Upon hearing that comedian Michael Ian Black would hit Helium this weekend, Bar Pilot blogger John Chandler exclaimed, “That guy has hilarious tweets!” Best known for his role on Comedy Central...
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...
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Feb 2, 2011
comedy
You might recognize Patton Oswalt’s sarcastic voice and puggish mug from—well, anywhere. In addition to a slew of standup appearances, Oswalt’s appeared in more than 20 films, played “the...
Thumbnail for - The Missing Pieces
Jan 27, 2011
Theater Review
The Missing Pieces, by Nick Zagote runs only through this Sunday, January 30 at Portland Playhouse. The premiere is the first fully-staged production of the play since the script was workshopped...
Thumbnail for - Fertile Ground Speaks for Itself
Jan 24, 2011
phile under: theater
Here at the Culturephile blog, there’s always more art than we can cover. And something like the Fertile Ground Festival, a ten-day cornucopia of 70 performance works, could metaphorically plow...
Thumbnail for - Eat us, Portlandia!
Jan 11, 2011
tune in: television
Well, Portlandia , you certainly got something right: You totally nailed the hipster emotional response. Portland Monthly ’s cool reception of your first effort , seems to have triggered a rabid...
Thumbnail for - Portland, Meet Portlandia.
Dec 19, 2010
tune in: television
UPDATE! Our neighbors to the North have responded to this post. Read Seattle Metropolitan Magazine’s take on Portlandia, and whether or not their original “dream of the 90’s” actually died. This...
Thumbnail for - Review: Why Torture Is Wrong, And The People Who Love Them
Dec 14, 2010
Playwright Christopher Durang (Laughing Wild and Beyond Therapy) propels the audience into the psyche of American paranoia in Portland Actors Conservatory’s production, Why Torture is Wrong, and...
Thumbnail for - Comedy At Bagdad Benefits Smile Train
Dec 10, 2010
This is technically a post about comedy, but folks, let’s get serious for a sec: The world can be a painful place for children born with cleft palate, and those who can’t afford facial...
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