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Thumbnail for - Review: ‘It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues’
May 29, 2012
far reach of the blues
Portlanders like to pride ourselves on our depression. It really gets us sometime in late January, when it’s been raining for three months straight, we’ve run out of Downton Abbey and Game of...
Thumbnail for - Review: Gossip’s "A Joyful Noise"
May 22, 2012
Dancing Queen
Today, Portland band Gossip (formerly “The” Gossip) releases its fifth studio album, A Joyful Noise, on Columbia Records. To celebrate, the band is streaming their record release concert tonight...
Thumbnail for - Review: Portland Center Stage’s Anna Karenina
Apr 19, 2012
aristocratic woman on the verge
Just as every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way, to quote the opening sentence of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, every theatrical adaptation is unhappy in its own way, too. Not to say that...
Thumbnail for - Portland Cello Project: Two-Night Album Release at Doug Fir
Apr 14, 2012
concert review
Last night was the first in a two-night album release blowout by Portland’s prodigious, genre-defying string ensemble, Portland Cello Project. In fitting with the group’s history of cello-ifying...
Thumbnail for - Radiation City’s Cool Nightmare
Apr 13, 2012
album review
Radiation City excels at elegant dialogues between genres, effortlessly weaving Roland 808 cowbells under classic Latin rhythms, layering shoe-gaze coos over spring-reverbed jangle
Thumbnail for - Review: Kidd Pivot’s Dark Matters
Mar 17, 2012
tearing down the house
Despite drawing inspiration from an unseen element physicists postulate to make their model of the universe work, the dancers in Kidd Pivot Frankfurt RM’s new performance, Dark Matters, at the...
Thumbnail for - Review: Shakespeare’s R&J
Mar 10, 2012
Shakespeare through new eyes
I’m not a big fan of Romeo and Juliet. Like most, I read it in high school and have seen more traditional productions and adaptations than I care to remember: Romeo and Juliet: The Musical; Romeo...
Thumbnail for - Review: Red
Mar 8, 2012
painting the town...
We’re reaching the vibrant red peak of what the mayor may as well declare Mark Rothko Appreciation Month. Portland Art Museum’s 45-piece retrospective of the revolutionary abstract expressionist...
Thumbnail for - Review: Shakespeare’s Amazing Cymbeline
Feb 27, 2012
striking the proper chord
For our preview of Chris Coleman’s production from our January issue, click here. Chris Colemon’s Shakespeare’s Amazing Cymbeline succeeds in making a rather difficult play not merely accessible,...
Thumbnail for - Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Feb 23, 2012
Now Read This
Portland author Cheryl Strayed finds herself on the Pacific Crest Trail in a new memoir.
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