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Thumbnail for - Review: Reasons To Be Pretty
May 30, 2011
theater
Dying City, Jack Goes Boating, The Scene —and now, Coho Theater’s Reasons To Be Pretty. I don’t know whether to chalk it up to my own selection bias or a burgeoning trend, but this theater season...
Thumbnail for - Review: Jack Goes Boating
Mar 24, 2011
theater
Move over, William Blake. The new song of innocence and experience is Bob Marley’s “By The River Of Babylon,” as heard (ad nauseum) in Artists Rep’s Jack Goes Boating, the tale of a reasonably...
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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...
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Dec 1, 2010
theater
The TV plays Law & Order, the coffeemaker slurps and burbles, the iPod hums a pop song, and a bag of popcorn sputters in the microwave. Newly-widowed military wife Kelly (Cristi Miles) has...
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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Aug 2, 2010
phile under: flash mob
This was a packed weekend. A hundred-odd Portlanders played music at PDX Pop Now. Ten thousand or so folks played fairies at Fairieworlds. But a few scamps looking for levity, played Annie, in a...