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Thumbnail for - Barak Marshall
May 14, 2011
dance
On Tuesday, White Bird Dance will present Barak Marshall’s MONGER, a dynamic physical-theater piece that depicts a group of servants scrapping and scuttling to please their abusive mistress....
Thumbnail for - Best Mother’s Day Dates
May 5, 2011
weekend plans
What do you get the mother who has everything? “Perishables and trinkets,” say experts. “Soap. Candles. Candy. Perfume. Or brunch.” But let’s assume your mother already smells fine, and isn’t...
Thumbnail for - TBA 2011: First Acts Announced
May 3, 2011
Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (aka PICA) is kicking into gear once again for its 10-day late-summer festival, the Time-Based Art Festival (aka TBA. Know your Portland art abbreviations,...
Thumbnail for - Review: Opus
Apr 21, 2011
theater
Only when it was over, did we confess our preconceptions. “To be honest, I didn’t think this play would be this great,” I admitted. And with a flood of relief, my date agreed. Funny story: we...
Thumbnail for - Review: Ten Reasons To See Billy Elliot
Apr 9, 2011
broadway
The Civics LessonBilly Elliot was inspired by the actual UK miners’ strike of 1984, but just so happens to be touring in 2011, as Wisconsin state workers’ unions find themselves under threat and...
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...
Thumbnail for - Plot Tease: Futura
Mar 23, 2011
theater
Was the house half-full, or half-empty? Either way, optimists and pessimists could agree that last night’s crowd for Futura left the Ellyn Bye Studio (in the basement of the PCS Armory) at half...
Thumbnail for - Review: On The Eve of Friday Morning
Mar 15, 2011
Bust out the basmati and pop open a pomegranate; Sunday is Nowruz, Persian New Year. Probably not coincidentally, it’s also closing night for Oregon Children’s Theater’s latest play, set in Iran....
Thumbnail for - Review: The Scene
Mar 10, 2011
theater
“Surreal” is the first and last word in The Scene. At the beginning, the word is giggled by a seemingly clueless coquette, and at the end, it’s spat by a broken man. In the meantime, Theresa...
Thumbnail for - Turandot: A Multi-Faceted Gem
Feb 7, 2011
  Culturephile caught the Superbowl Sunday performance of Turandot, and simply couldn’t wait to show you photos. Please peruse the slide show to the left for a taste of the jewel-toned...
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