PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 13–16

Catch Bryan Cranston in Beaverton, dance tango all over town, groove to Sade with comedian Bri Pruett, peek into the studios of local artists, and boogie down at an Explode Into Colors reunion concert.

10/13/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson and Jason Buehrer

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Apr 14–17

Laura Gibson hits the Old Church, Design Week takes over Rev Hall, 2Cellos rock out, and an economist-turned-comedian promises to make carbon taxes funny. Let the weekend begin.

04/14/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson, Ramona DeNies, and Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

Dance

Twenty-Somethings and Sexagenarians Dance Together at Oregon Ballet Theatre

Beautiful Decay is a balletic meditation on the passage of time.

03/25/2016 By Fiona McCann

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 17–20

Hunter S. Thompson's son gives the lowdown on his gonzo dad, Radiation City hits Mississippi Studios, and old umbrella parts become art. Who needs St. Patrick's Day?

03/17/2016 By Ramona DeNies and Rebecca Jacobson

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 25–28

Lewis Black puts on his angry face, New Orleans funk comes to the Crystal, and Romeo and Juliet do some pirouettes. Send February out with a bang.

02/25/2016 By Ramona DeNies and Rebecca Jacobson

ICYMI: A YEAR IN THE ARTS

The Books, Albums, and Moments that Defined Portland Culture in 2015

A look back at a year full of romantic proposals, laughs, and big-budget productions

11/23/2015 By Fiona McCann

BALLET

Can Oregon Ballet Theatre Take On Race?

In a talk with Darrell Grand Moultrie, OBT aims to diversify its audience and enter the national conversation about race. Should ballet be about more than beauty?

04/02/2015 By Ramona DeNies and Fiona McCann

Dance Review

BodyVox’s 'Firewall' Aims to Burn the Disco Down. Say What?

The theatrical dance company skims the surface of technology with little data but lots of razzle-dazzle. Thru Dec 20

12/09/2014 By Ramona DeNies

Editor's Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec 4–7

Ring in the season with our Holiday Guide! Also: a warm toast to Rufus Wainwright, Rubber Chickens, the ticklings of Andre Watts, and very Late Nights with Alex Falcone.

12/04/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff

HALLOWEEN EVENTS

PoMo Halloween Guide 2014

Haunted houses, theater of the macabre, and freaky dance parties—Portland has it all for this thrilling holiday. We break it down by ghoulish delights.

10/21/2014 By Sarah Ostaszewski

ARTS CALENDAR

Looking Forward to the 2014/2015 Arts Season

Consider this your arts season cliffhanger: a look at what's to come when your favorite arts orgs come back from summer vacation.

07/01/2014 By Nathan Tucker

DANCE REVIEW

Review: NW Dance Project’s Director’s Choice

PDX’s contemporary powerhouse celebrates 10 years with a quartet of intense, beautiful, athletic dances. Thru Apr 5

04/03/2014 By Kelly Clarke

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Dec 12-15

Holiday shows, Portugal. The Man, Live Wire's season finale, and an ocean-themed film festival on a boat!

12/12/2013 By Nathan Tucker

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Oct 17-20

Indie bands hijack the symphony, female comics conquer the stage, OBT infiltrates your dreams, and Turkey commandeers Rambo. It's a weekend of artistic invasions!

10/17/2013 Edited by Aaron Scott and Nathan Tucker By Portland Monthly Staff

DANCE

Review: OBT’s ‘Dream’

Oregon Ballet’s debut of Nacho Duato’s 'Por Vos Muero' steals the show in a dance of magic and mystery. Thru Oct 19

10/15/2013 By Haley Martin

DANCE

Review: NW Dance Project’s ‘Spring Performances’

The local company embraces spring (and a good deal of drama) with two world premieres and an old favorite. Through March 30

03/29/2013 By Rachel Rasmussen

Ticket Giveaway

Win Tickets to NW Dance Project's Spring Show

The globetrotting local company will perform two world premieres plus one vintage favorite at the Newmark. March 28–30.

03/20/2013 By Aaron Scott

Dance

The Purist

When his OBT predecessor was staging edgy ballets set to pop music, Stowell was deepening his commitment to classicism.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond