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THEATER REVIEW

Portland Playhouse's The Other Place Offers Heady Drama

Portland Playhouse hits—and rather uncomfortably close to home—with Sharr White’s close study of a disintegrating mind.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 03/24/2015

BOOKS

Barney Frank on Why Today's Right-Wingers Are the Worst of All Time

The gay rights icon and ex-Massachusetts congressman visits Portland for some 'Frank' talk.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/24/2015

MUSIC REVIEW

Kings of the Keller: The Decemberists Bring it Home

Back from an international tour, Portland’s resident rockers return home for a sold-out, kick-ass performance.

  • By Cervante Pope
  • Published 03/23/2015

#RCTID

Match Preview: Timbers @ Sporting KC

With some of the best service in the league, SKC, like the Galaxy last week, pose a significant threat to Portland’s weak spot.

  • By Mike Schwartz
  • Published 03/20/2015

BOOKS AND TALKS

Children’s Author Rilla Alexander on Ideas and Inspiration

Creative Mornings puts Portland-based designer, illustrator, and children’s book writer Rilla Alexander on the stage to talk about procrastination and the creative process.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 03/19/2015

ON THE TOWN

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Mar 19–22

This weekend, it's Amy Schumer's Backdoor Tour, Mick Foley's backhand, Bad Religion's comeback, and back-to-back closing shows for Six Gents, Desert Cities, and Timmy Failure (and a few sure-fire fallbacks).

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 03/19/2015

COMEDY CUTS

Mick Foley's Bits: Comedy We'd Like to See

From Mr. Socko to The Rock, pro wrestler Mick Foley has seen enough in the ring to fill four memoirs and counting. Now, can he spin those wicked clotheslines into comic gold?

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 03/19/2015

MUSIC

5 Reasons Bad Religion Still Has Something To Say

If you liked Bad Religion back then, you’ll like them even more now. We check in on the LA punk rockers and why they're still relevant three decades on.

  • By Cervante Pope
  • Published 03/19/2015

ARTS ROUND-UP

Star Search: Previewing Portland’s Upcoming Arts Season

From opera to Artists’ Rep, we pick five just-announced shows that could make—or break—Portland’s 2015/16 performing arts scene.

  • By Fiona McCann and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 03/19/2015

IRISH ARTS

Irish Artists Talk Poetry, PDX, and American Audiences

For St Patrick's day, two Irish artists now based here—one a poet, the other a theatre producer—tell us about the cultural connections between Oregon and Ireland.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 03/17/2015

THEATER REVIEW

Artists Rep's 'The Invisible Hand' Packs a Punch

Money and morals make for uneasy bedfellows, as the Artists Repertory makes clear in its Portland premier of Ayad Akhtar’s The Invisible Hand.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 03/16/2015

SOCCER

Match Preview: Timbers vs. LA Galaxy

Unlike RSL and their magic goalkeeper, Bruce Arena’s gang have had surprisingly little success in the Rose City.

  • By Mike Schwartz
  • Published 03/13/2015

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Mar 12–15

This weekend, it's Adam Carolla's road well traveled, rocker Juliana Hatfield's dream of the 1990s, kidnapped futures traders, Treasure Island, and Thomas Lauderdale's piano.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 03/12/2015

FILM FLASH

Women's Film Festival Hits Portland Screens With a Pow

The eighth POWFest hits Portland screens with over 60 films directed by women.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 03/12/2015

VISUAL ARTS

Postcards Share Portlanders' Responses to Dramatic War Photos

Richard Mosse's photographs of an African war are striking a chord with the thousands of Portlanders—here's what they have to say.

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 03/12/2015

Slideshow

Slide Show: Reactions to Richard Mosse's Fascinating War Photographs

Photographs of an African war are striking a chord with the thousands of Portlanders who have attended the exhibition.

  • Published 03/12/2015

BOOK BUZZ

Small Presses Bring Big Literary Talent to Powell's

Twelve writers from all over throw down at Powell's for this year's 8th annual Smallpressapalooza.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 03/11/2015

BOOK BUZZ

Author Mitchell Jackson Talks Portland, Prison, and Politics

He was a teenage drug dealer in North Portland. Now he’s an award-winning novelist and teacher at NYU. Find out why the PDX native says this city made him who he is today.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 03/10/2015

THEATER REVIEW

With Timmy Failure, the Oregon Children's Theatre Outsmarts Itself

A bestselling children’s book gets a world premiere stage adaptation from the Oregon Children’s Theatre. We like it—and that's maybe a problem.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 03/09/2015

SOCCER

Match Preview: Timbers vs. Real Salt Lake

There is no more fitting a way to start this season, with these expectations, than by beating RSL.

  • By Mike Schwartz
  • Published 03/06/2015
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