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THEATER

Review: Portland Playhouse's 'Detroit'

Portland Playhouse's production of Lisa D'Amour's recessionary tale is a well-acted and impressively designed show. Thru Nov 3

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/08/2013

BOOKS

Q&A: A.M. Homes

The acclaimed, notoriously dark writer, appearing at Wordstock Saturday, talks about gender inequality in literature, what dick pics say about our sense of self, and why 9/11 made her writing more optimistic.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/02/2013

BOOKS

Wordstock: A Reader's Digest

Portland's annual literary festival takes over the Oregon Convention Center Oct 3–6. Peruse our abridged schedule for the fest's best-bet writers and talks.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/01/2013

SPOTLIGHT

Mapping Elliott Smith's Portland

With sweetly melancholic songs about everything from the Rose Parade to the sidewalks of Alameda, Elliott Smith remains perhaps the closest thing Portland has to a bard.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/01/2013

THEATER

Review: PCS's "Fiddler on the Roof"

Portland Center Stage does justice to the multi-Tony-winning musical with its tasteful new production.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 09/23/2013

BOOKS

Q&A: Karen Karbo on Julia Child

The Portland writer dishes on her new book about the French-cooking queen. She reads a Powell's on Oct 1.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 09/23/2013

THEATER

Review: Artists Rep's "The Big Meal"

Dámaso Rodriguez's first show as ART's artistic director, a saga of five generations in one archetypal American family, bites off more than it can chew.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 09/19/2013

MUSIC

Wrapping Up MusicfestNW

Our team of showgoers recaps the six-day, 150-plus-act, 16-venue sonic extravaganza. Plus, the best fest photos.

  • By Nathan Tucker, Marco España, and Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 09/17/2013

TBA:13

Q&A: The Blow

The New York-via-Portland art-pop duo, playing TBA Sunday and Monday, talks about pop music, their new album, and Lady Gaga.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 09/11/2013

PORTLAND BUSINESS

Pendleton's Main Man Mark Korros

A new CEO helps the Pacific Northwest's woolen empire balance future-thinking fashion and loyalty to the past.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 09/03/2013

ARTS & CULTURE

Fall Arts Preview: The New Class

Introducing the city's new wave of acclaimed arts leaders, along with our picks for the season's best shows.

  • By Claire Gordon, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, Aaron Scott, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/03/2013

MUSIC

10 Under-the-Radar MusicfestNW Acts You Must See

Skip the big names for these amazing underground artists. (Plus, win tickets to a dance party!)

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/29/2013

THEATER

Q&A: John O'Hurley (a.k.a. Seinfeld's J. Peterman)

The multitalented actor stars in the touring production of Chicago, in Portland Sep 3–8.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/27/2013

SPECIAL EVENTS

8 Reasons to Brave the State Fair

The Oregon State Fair takes place in Salem Friday through September 2. We give you eight ridiculous reasons to go despite the drawbacks.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/21/2013

REVIEW

Album Review: Blouse's 'Imperium'

The Portland group's second record reveals rock-and-roll refinement.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/16/2013

TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tix to Chris Isaak at the Zoo

We're running a "wicked game" to give away two passes to the singer and guitarist's August 25 zoo show.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/13/2013

THEATER

Review: Trek in the Park's "The Trouble with Tribbles"

Atomic Arts completes its five-year "mission" with a live recreation of one of Star Trek's best/worst episodes.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/05/2013

MUSIC

Remembering Elliott Smith

Collaborators and friends of Elliott Smith share their favorite memories and songs before a star-studded memorial show.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/01/2013

COMEDY

Exit Interview: Portland As F***'s Ian Karmel

We talk with the city's best-known comic about his imminent move to L.A., the prospects for local comedy, and the 3 Portland-As-F*** things he'll miss most.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/01/2013

CULTUREPHILE

Mitchell S. Jackson's 'The Residue Years'

The local writer's debut novel is a requiem for 1990s Northeast Portland, drugs and all.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/01/2013
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