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DANCE

5 Reasons to Catch 'Summer Splendors' this Weekend

For a sun-blasted weekend, one of Portland’s hottest arts tickets is a dance-meets-classical-music mash-up at Lincoln Hall. Unconvinced? We’ve got five good reasons why you should catch Summer Splendors.

  • 06/25/2015
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DANCE

The OBT Dancer Who Ran Away to Join the Circus

Fabrice Lemire, artistic director of Cirque du Soleil’s Varekai, returned to his roots recently at OBT in the run-up to the show’s May run in Portland.

  • 04/28/2015
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BALLET

Men in Tutus, Energy, and Experimentation in Oregon Ballet's IMPACT

Tutus and traditions are given new treatments in Oregon Ballet’s high energy 25th anniversary show IMPACT.

  • 04/20/2015
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Editor's Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Apr 16–19

It's Obama! (Ok, Tommy Davidson.) And! Nacho Duato, David Hockney, Prokofiev, and some very naughty puppets.

  • 04/16/2015
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CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—TEDx, Poetry, and Pigs

Plus a new home for NW Dance project and a training program for wannabe theater folk

  • 04/02/2015
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Dance Review

BodyVox’s 'Firewall' Aims to Burn the Disco Down. Say What?

The theatrical dance company skims the surface of technology with little data but lots of razzle-dazzle. Thru Dec 20

  • 12/09/2014
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DANCE

A Collage of Young Movers Wants to Bring Dance to a Millennial Audience

The new dance company Elevate invited 11 choreographers to each make a work based on a distinct human emotion for an immersive performance. Dec 4, 6, and 7.

  • 12/03/2014
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THEATRE

How to See the World's Best Performances Without Leaving Portland

You don't have to travel to New York or London to see world-class theater, dance, and stars (hello, James Franco). You can see them at Portland cinemas. Here's the schedule.

  • 11/20/2014
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DANCE

BalletBoyz, More than Just the Hot Boy Band of Dance

The British all-male ballet company dazzles Portland with inventive and graceful intensity. Thru Nov 12. Plus, 2-for-1 tickets!

  • 11/12/2014
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DANCE

Diavolo Dance Theater Will Blow Your Mind. Don’t Miss It.

The LA-based company presents two works that are more jaw dropping than Cirque du Soleil and cooler than anything at Design Week. Thru Oct 11

  • 10/10/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 14–17

MFNW 2.0 takes over the waterfront, Dew Tour shreds down Broadway, and the Adult Soapbox Derby barrels down Mount Tabor.

  • 08/13/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 7–10

Providence Bridge Pedal combines Portland's bikes and bridges, First Thursday hits the streets with art, and the Bite of Oregon reminds you that Portland is one of the best places to be hungry (as if you needed reminding).

  • 08/07/2014
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CULTUREPHILE

Rachel Tess's Small World of Dance

The former Oregon Ballet Theatre dancer returns from performing around the world to preview a new work on a transportable set made by Opsis Architecture. Sept 6–7

  • 08/01/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 17–20

PDX Pop Now, Purple Rain and Dirty Dancing outdoors at Zidell Yards, the Book of Mormon, the Cathedral Park Jazz Fest. The fun simply doesn't end.

  • 07/17/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 10–13

Wes's World takes us on a trek through cinema history, hundreds gather to watch the World Cup finals, and 'The Book of Mormon' takes a stab at everything sacred.

  • 07/10/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 3–6

The Waterfront Blues Fest kicks off a Summer of Soul, Lauryn Hill never grows old, First Thursday brings the sun, and comedy's prodigal son Ian Karmel returns.

  • 07/02/2014
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ARTS CALENDAR

Looking Forward to the 2014/2015 Arts Season

Consider this your arts season cliffhanger: a look at what's to come when your favorite arts orgs come back from summer vacation.

  • 07/01/2014
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RADIO + DANCE

Ira Glass Talks About His New Dance Show

The This American Life host takes to the Schnitz on June 21. But first he dishes about dancing for Yoko Ono and the only radio host he’d fear in a dance-off.

  • 06/18/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 5-8

The Naked Bike Ride bares PDX, Shine a Light turns the art museum into a party, Jesse Eisenberg stars in a thriller filmed in Oregon, Colin Meloy talks the Pogues, First Thursday sees sun, and more.

  • 06/05/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 28-31

Tickets go on sale for Tom Petty, Beck, and the Avett Brothers; the Decemberists play Castaways and Cutouts in its entirety, Artists Rep Playboy is a theatrical delight, and skeletons sing opera.

  • 05/29/2014
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