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Thumbnail for - TBA 2011: ©ardiff
Sep 10, 2011
more than bargained for
From the get-go, David Eckard’s demeanor was more “Okey dokey” than “Step right up!” He’d gotten a late start setting up his mobile podium, so all eyes were already following his every move as he...
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Aug 24, 2011
theater
Last night, Broadway’s Mamma Mia showed 2900 or so people a nice time. It even earned the now seemingly standard “Portland standing O.” And of course the story’s mother-daughter dynamics reminded...
Thumbnail for - Review: Trek in the Park
Jul 25, 2011
kitsch-you!
In Woodlawn Park last Saturday afternoon, Trekkies laid down blankets, read books and discussed the use of the Moog Theremin. A woman playing a Star Trek themed version of “Uno” slapped down a...
Thumbnail for - Review: Mary Poppins
Jul 3, 2011
broadway
BROADWAY BUFFS, TAKE CHEER! Broadway’s Mary Poppins has an awful lot to offer audiences. It’s a visual stunner and a song-and-dance sensation, and Stephanie Lee does a flawless incarnation of...
Thumbnail for - Review: Reasons To Be Pretty
May 30, 2011
theater
Dying City, Jack Goes Boating, The Scene —and now, Coho Theater’s Reasons To Be Pretty. I don’t know whether to chalk it up to my own selection bias or a burgeoning trend, but this theater season...
Thumbnail for - Review: Cherry Orchard
May 17, 2011
theater
For some, an adaptation of a play, especially one that is an established classic, is foolhardy; any re-write or re-direction simply diminishes a great work. For instance, if Romeo and Juliet...
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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....
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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...
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