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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.

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

Dance

Twenty-Somethings and Sexagenarians Dance Together at Oregon Ballet Theatre

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

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 03/25/2016

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?

  • By Rebecca Jacobson and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 03/17/2016

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.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 02/25/2016

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

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 11/23/2015

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?

  • 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

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.

  • By Sarah Ostaszewski
  • Published 10/21/2014

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.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 07/01/2014

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

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 04/03/2014

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!

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 12/12/2013

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!

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

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

  • By Haley Martin
  • Published 10/15/2013

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

  • 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

Article

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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