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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Nov 22, 2010
This week’s Monday fun comes in the form of—believe it or not—a link to another blog: Hyperbole and a Half. A modest showcase of Allie Brosh’s hilarious narrative and deliberately dumb drawings,...
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Sep 28, 2010
Celebrity Sighting
"What if I don’t want to see Dan Aykroyd?" The guy in the 4 × 4 pickup was really irritated. It was stupefyingly hot in the parking lot and he wanted nothing more than to slip into Jantzen...
Thumbnail for - TBA 2010: Flooding With Love For The Kid
Sep 15, 2010
phile under: TBA
Okay, Zachary Oberzan, we hear your title’s implicit wish: that we flood with love…for you. I know, I know, the phrase is in the original dialogue of the novel/Rambo film First Blood, which...
Thumbnail for - TBA 2010: Gare St. Lazare Players
Sep 11, 2010
phile under: TBA 2010
You never get over your first love. Likewise, it’s pretty hard to stumble back into the world after nearly 90 minutes with Samuel Beckett—love, loathing, something more complicated and in...
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