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Comedy

Laughs on Hawthorne

More than 100 extremely funny folks—including Janeane Garofalo and David Koechner—will hold court on upper SE Hawthorne Boulevard for four days of high hilarity during the second annual Bridgetown Comedy Festival, April 23–26.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Always Room for Cello

Local ensemble adds grace notes

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Ground Breaking

A year and a half in the making, the Fertile Ground festival gives theater buffs the chance to see twenty new plays.

  • By Jenny Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Fine China

Just when January’s relentless gray drizzle threatens to reduce us all to sorrowful puddles, a splash of color and whimsy arrives in the form of the Divine Performing Arts Company.

  • By Anna Dukehart
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Artful Lodger

Part hotel, part gallery, the Nines, downtown’s newest château, becomes an unlikely showcase for Portland’s creative class.

  • By Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Three Locals Leaping

White Bird Dance gives three locals some room to move.

  • By Anna Dukehart
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Doomsdayer’s Holiday

Grails’s *DOOMSDAYER'S HOLIDAY* (“Temporary Residence Music”) trades in the festive regalia of lilting hill music for the pitch-black depths of acid-doom metal.

  • By Lucas Bradley-Kelly
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Sarah Vowell

In _The Wordy Shipmates_ (Penguin Books), Vowell revisits the 17th-century Puritans of the Massachusetts Bay Company, finding them to be a singular and idiosyncratic bunch.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Hearts & Daggers

*HEARTS & DAGGERS* (“File Under Music”), Alicia J. Rose (aka accordionist Miss Murgatroid) and violinist/singer Petra Haden create what seems like a whimsical soundtrack to a very moody Ren Faire

  • By Lucas Bradley-Kelly
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Self-Interest

  • By Jenny Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Women on the Verge

Back for the second year, the Siren Nation Festival, an arts and music gathering whose goal is to improve commercial opportunities for women artists of all kinds, is also expanding its cultural focus.

  • By Jenny Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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