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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 1–May 4

If you want to laugh, don't miss the Aces. If you want to dress up, shimmy out to Portland Prom. And if you want to geek out, well, May the Fourth be with you.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak
  • Published 04/30/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 24-27

Don't miss OBT dancer Alison Roper's final performance, the Red Dress Party, SNL comic Norm MacDonald, or tickets to Broken Bells, the Head and the Heart, and the Oregon Zoo Concerts.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak
  • Published 04/24/2014
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THEATER

Second Coming: The Book of Mormon Goes on Sale May 2

Your prayers have been answered. The hit musical returns in July for a 13-day run.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 04/22/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 17-20

Watch ballerina Alison Roper's last dance, laugh till you hurt with Chelsea Handler, catch the best of the NW Filmmakers' Fest, and dive into Theatre Vertigo's pool (no water)—just watch your head!

  • By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak
  • Published 04/17/2014
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THEATER

Review: PCS’s Othello

Portland Center Stage doesn’t try to reinvent the wheel—even if it puts it on a dazzling revolving stage. Thru May 11

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 04/15/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 10-13

TEDx Portland, Cthulhu, unicorns, boxing dancers, tough guys reading poetry, and the Breast Variety Show Ever. Stay weird, Portland. (Also, Justin Timberlake tickets!)

  • By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak
  • Published 04/10/2014
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THEATER REVIEW

Review: Third Rail’s Midsummer

The “Play with Songs” offers a genuinely hilarious script and intensely likeable performances. Thru Apr 19

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 04/07/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Mar 13–16

Zombies in love, XRAY.fm launch party, steamy tango, ticket alerts, and Live Wire turns 10 with Fred Armisen, Sherman Alexie, and Sallie Ford and her new band.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/13/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Mar 6–9

The Blue Man Group, the Portland2014 Biennial, POW Fest, Legos for adults, First Thursday, Sallie Ford's new band—simply too much.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/06/2014
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THEATER REVIEW

The Motherf**ker with the Small Fire in the Piazza

Artists Rep, PCS, and Portland Playhouse all open stories about love that range from the bombastically hilarious to a slow burn.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/06/2014
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THEATER REVIEW

PCS’s “Bo-Nita” Is a One-Woman Cavalcade of Gumption

A black comedy about a precocious girl, a floozy of a mom, and trying to hang together. Thru Mar 16

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/20/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 6–9

A series of Portlander potraits goes viral, the Pixies rock the Schnitz, snow falls on First Thursday, and everyone sings William Stafford "Happy Birthday."

  • By Erik Maurer
  • Published 02/06/2014
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Theater

Review: ART's "The Monster-Builder"

The world premiere's overblown parody provides some unexpectedly adventurous comedy, but fails to satisfyingly address its themes. Thru Mar 2

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 02/05/2014
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ON THE TOWN

PoMo Picks: February 2014

Jazz's rising star Cécile McLorin Salvant, the reinvention of comics, the Portland Art Museum's Venice exhibition, and the rest of the month's best bets for things to see or do

  • Published 02/03/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 30–Feb 2

Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis release Wildwood's finale, Dweezil Zappa plays dad's old songs, and Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre takes on an even older Norse legend.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 01/30/2014
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THEATER REVIEW

Hand2Mouth’s “Pep Talk” Will Get You Off the Bench

The experimental theater elevates our spirits and our funny bones with its parody of that American hallmark: the motivational speech. Thru Feb 16

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/30/2014
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PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL

Fertile Ground Field Guide 2014

Portland’s theater and dance stages erupt in a rambunctious cornucopia of new works. Jan 23–Feb 2

  • By Portland Monthly Staff and Ally Bordas
  • Published 01/23/2014
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SPOTLIGHT

Race to the Stage

Portland theaters and the August Wilson Red Door Project turns the spotlight on race and the legendary African American playwright.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/21/2014
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THEATER

Q&A: "The Monster-Builder" Playwright Amy Freed

The Pulitzer-finalist talks about why she's debuting her new play at ART and how the comedy is a protest against bad architecture. Jan 28–Mar 2

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/20/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 16-19

Benedict Cumberbatch plays Frankenstein, Itzhak Perlman rocks the fiddle, FOCM turns 75, and a slew of new plays open at PCS, Profile, Vertigo, and Coho. How can we possibly do it all?!

  • By Portland Monthly Staff and Erik Maurer
  • Published 01/15/2014
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