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REPORT

How Oregon Ballet Theatre Pivoted from Near Bankruptcy to Full Flight

Two years ago, OBT almost closed its doors forever. Now it's launching an ambitious 25th anniversary season full of surprises (Pink Martini!). What happened?

  • 09/26/2014
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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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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 24-27

Don't miss OBT dancer Alison Roper's final performance, the Red Dress Party, SNL comic Norm MacDonald, or tickets to Broken Bells, the Head and the Heart, and the Oregon Zoo Concerts.

  • 04/24/2014
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LONG STORY SHORT

Portland's Veteran Dancer Takes Her Final Bow

A look back at Alison Roper's decades-long career with the Oregon Ballet Theatre

  • 04/02/2014
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DANCE

Alison Roper, Dancing Queen

On the eve of her retirement, we take a look back at the Oregon Ballet Theatre ballerina’s remarkable career.

  • 03/12/2014
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ON THE TOWN

PoMo Picks: December 2013

Remembering Drake's Degrassi roots, Oregon Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker by the numbers, and the rest of the month's best bets for things to see or do

  • 12/02/2013
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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!

  • 10/17/2013
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DANCE

Review: OBT’s ‘Dream’

Oregon Ballet’s debut of Nacho Duato’s 'Por Vos Muero' steals the show in a dance of magic and mystery. Thru Oct 19

  • 10/15/2013
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Fall Arts Guide 2013

We asked the arts organizations included in our Fall Arts Guide to step inside the photo booth, and here are their crazy results—–knives, wigs, babies, and all!

  • 08/20/2013
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NEWS

The Perfect Party August 2013

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people

  • 08/01/2013
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DANCE

Q&A: Meet OBT’s New Artistic Director

Kevin Irving sat down to discuss OBT’s financial struggles and his vision for moving the company forward.

  • 06/13/2013
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EVENTS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 13–16

Gay pride, Byzantine chants, a Beastie Boys tribute, and a very classy concert with Tony Bennett are on our cultural calendar.

  • 06/13/2013
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ARTS NEWS

OBT Announces Its New Artistic Director

Oregon Ballet Theatre selects international dancer and artistic director Kevin Irving to lead its company.

  • 06/07/2013
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EVENTS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 19–21

Bridgetown Comedy Festival, ballet, bikes, and a Broadway Bridge birthday bash are boiling on the stove this weekend.

  • 04/17/2013
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ARTS NEWS

Looking Forward to the 2013–2014 Season

A glimpse of next season's lineups at our favorite local arts orgs. Hello, kitty.

  • 03/28/2013
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TICKET GIVEAWAY

Spring Arts Guide 2013 and Ticket Giveaway

The season’s top 25 arts events and a chance to win tickets to MarchFourth, Portland Center Stage, Oregon Ballet, Portland Opera, and the Portland Art Museum.

  • 02/25/2013
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DANCE

Review: OBT's Swan Lake

OBT’s third showing of Stowell’s take on the 1895 classic marks principal dancer Yuka Iino’s final swan song. Thru Feb. 23

  • 02/19/2013
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DANCE

Q&A: OBT's Christopher Stowell on Leaving the Ballet

Yesterday the artistic director announced he was resigning. Today he tells us why.

  • 11/29/2012
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ARTS NEWS

Christopher Stowell Resigns from the Ballet

After taking the helm of Oregon Ballet Theatre in 2003 and expanding its size and ambition, Stowell leaves to let OBT pursue a new "business model."

  • 11/28/2012
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OBT's the Body Beautiful Preview + Slide Show

The Oregon Ballet Theatre creates a night of dance around myth and the human form, involving mammoth original sculptures. Opens this weekend.

  • 10/09/2012
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