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OPERA

The Rake's Progress: See the Opera's Wild Makeover in 10 Photos

See the David Hockney set design that rocked the opera world—now in Portland for a Pacific Northwest premiere.

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 06/11/2015
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PORTLAND ARTS 101

Pop Culture Translations for Opera's Most Confusing Terms

It's time to end opera's difficult rep—we break down some of the form's most baffling concepts with references from our modern age.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/02/2015
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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.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 11/20/2014
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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.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 07/01/2014
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OPERA

Q&A with Opera in the Parks' Star Soprano, Angela Meade

The star of Verdi's Otello talks about growing up in Centralia, not making it in New York, and her workout playlist Aug 2 & 4

  • By Claire Gordon
  • Published 07/26/2013
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FEATURE

Spring Arts Guide 2013

A fun-filled guide to the season's 25 most exciting shows with hosts MarchFourth Marching Band.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/15/2013
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OPERA

Q&A: Tosca's Tosca

The soprano playing the title role in Portland Opera's new production talks Puccini and Pok Pok.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/29/2013
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sexy sopranos & bawdy basses

Preview: Portland Opera's Don Giovanni, in Tweets

A sneak peak of the opera's sexed-up show in 140-character glimpses (with annotation).

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/30/2012
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Slideshow + Review: Madame Butterfly

Portland Opera premieres Puccini’s melodramatic, lovelorn gut-wrencher. summary by Anne Adams, review by Aaron Scott

  • By n/a n/a
  • Published 02/04/2012
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all-ages opera

Portland Opera’s Ravel Couplet: L’Heure Espangnole and L’Enfant et les Sortileges

A cheating wife and a sulking child get what they deserve in this cheeky double-header. Reviewed by Anne Adams and Melanie Glass.

  • By The Culturegang
  • Published 04/04/2011
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Article

Turandot: A Multi-Faceted Gem

Portland Opera’s latest offering is a sublime visual stunner, but the story has two sides.

  • By n/a n/a
  • Published 02/07/2011
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phile under: art meets music

Comic Book Artists Draw Attention To Hansel & Gretel

Enhanced with PoMo slide show!

  • By n/a n/a
  • Published 11/08/2010
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phile under: opera

Pagliacci/Carmina Burana

Portland Opera

  • By n/a n/a
  • Published 09/24/2010

72 Hours

Wet Weekend Picks

Choreography, classical music, and campy antics

  • By n/a n/a
  • Published 05/21/2010
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