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CLASSICAL

Review: Portland Opera’s "Rinaldo"

The whimsical new production feels like Terry Gilliam got hold of Handel’s masterpiece to create "The Adventures of Rinaldo Munchausen," starring Prince. Thru March 23

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/17/2013

MUSIC

Review: The Thermals' Desperate Ground

The adrenaline-fueled pop trio’s sixth album digs deep into the heart of aggression.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 03/15/2013

VISUAL ARTS

Review: Chris Fraser's "In Passing" at Disjecta

Fraser's light installation is a interactive playground of color and shadow that's sheer joy for all ages. See it before it closes Sunday.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/06/2013

THEATER

Review: Profile’s “Blood Knot”

Profile’s production of the incendiary play bristles with energy and powerful performances. Thru Mar 17.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/05/2013

THEATER

Review: PCS's "The Whipping Man"

Portland Center Stage's mighty production draws inspired parallels between the Jewish and African-American experiences of slavery. Thru Mar 23.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 03/04/2013

DANCE

Review: White Bird’s MOMIX

Using fantastical puppets and costumes, the dance company vividly evokes the natural world in "Botanica." Thru March 2.

  • By Rachel Rasmussen
  • Published 02/28/2013

THEATER

Review: "War Horse" Touring Broadway Production

The puppets are the true stars in this Tony-winning technical marvel. Thru March 3.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/27/2013

THEATER

Review: Artists Rep's "Red Herring"

This slapstick spy story is really a saccharine love story in disguise. Thru March 17.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 02/21/2013

DANCE

Review: OBT's Swan Lake

OBT’s third showing of Stowell’s take on the 1895 classic marks principal dancer Yuka Iino’s final swan song. Thru Feb. 23

  • By Rachel Rasmussen
  • Published 02/19/2013

MUSIC

Review: Unknown Mortal Orchestra's II

The nationally emerging Portland trio's new album offers well-studied and finely crafted psych-pop.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 02/05/2013

THEATER

Review: Venus in Fur

Portland Center Stage's taut, psychological new production leaves viewers puzzling over questions of power, gender, and sex.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 02/05/2013

THEATER

Fertile Ground Review: International Falls

CoHo Productions' world-premiere play explores comedy, tragedy, and all that lies between.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/29/2013

BOOKS

Book Review: Ghostman

An explosive debut crime thriller by 24-year-old recent Reed college alum Roger Hobbs

  • By Sam Coggeshall
  • Published 01/24/2013

THEATER

Review: Portland Playhouse's "The Huntsmen"

A perversely fun fever dream romp about a teenage serial killer set to a doo-wop soundtrack? Thru Feb. 17.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/20/2013

MUSIC

Album Review: Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside's Untamed Beast

The band's sophomore record has less swing and more sass, rocking with ornery contrariness.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 01/18/2013

THEATER

Reviews: "A Noble Failure" & "The Lost Boy"

Two world premieres by the same playwright travel from the classroom to the big top in their journey of opposites.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/15/2013

THEATER

Review: Portland Center Stage's "I Love to Eat"

The one-man show about famed Portland-born chef James Beard is well-staged and excellently acted—if not fully satisfying.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/15/2013

FILM

Review: Promised Land

Despite the dreamy reunion of Oscar winners Gus Van Sant and Matt Damon, this story of redemption is one we've all seen before.

  • By Sam Coggeshall
  • Published 01/09/2013

MUSIC

12 Albums for 2012

Remembering this year's must-hear local records

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/26/2012

BOOKS

Book Review: Calling Dr. Laura

Nicole J. Georges's charming graphic memoir follows the search for her father.

  • By Arthur Bradford
  • Published 12/17/2012
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