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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

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 11/23/2015


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?

  • By Fiona McCann and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 04/02/2015

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

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 12/09/2014

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.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/04/2014


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.

  • By Sarah Ostaszewski
  • Published 10/21/2014


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.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 07/01/2014


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

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 04/03/2014


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!

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 12/12/2013


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!

  • By Nathan Tucker, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/17/2013


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

  • By Haley Martin
  • Published 10/15/2013


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

  • By Rachel Rasmussen
  • Published 03/29/2013

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.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/20/2013


The Purist

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

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 05/19/2009
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