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TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tix to Steve Martin with the Symphony

The comedian plays banjo—yes, he does that—with the Oregon Symphony and bluegrass combo Steep Canyon Rangers Oct. 3. We've got two tickets to give away.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 07/22/2013
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WALLET GUIDE

Finding Fernet

Train your taste buds for the esoteric world of this minty, medicinal amaro with these local cocktails.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 07/01/2013
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NEWS

How Performance Art Turned Into a High-Concept Business

Jennifer Armburst's intuitive approach to creative consulting.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 07/01/2013
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THEATER

Review: Artists Rep’s ‘Ithaka’

The world premiere tells the mythic story of a recent veteran’s Odyssean voyage home. Thru June 30

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 06/03/2013
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BOOKS

Review: 'Happy Talk' by Richard Melo

A rollicking, and occasionally surreal, tale of nurses, surfers, and a film crew in Haiti

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 06/03/2013
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THEATER

Review: Coho's 'Crooked'

A wonder of a play as magically packed with big ideas about reason and faith as Mary Poppins's carpetbag. Thru June 8

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 05/27/2013
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THEATER

Review: Vertigo’s ‘Aloha, Say the Pretty Girls’

Theatre Vertigo bids adieu to Theater! Theatre! with a strongly performed, if incongruous, snowglobe of a show. Thru June 8

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 05/19/2013
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THEATER

Review: PCS's "The Whipping Man"

Portland Center Stage's mighty production draws inspired parallels between the Jewish and African-American experiences of slavery. Thru Mar 23.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 03/04/2013
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THEATER

Review: Artists Rep's "Red Herring"

This slapstick spy story is really a saccharine love story in disguise. Thru March 17.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 02/21/2013
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MUSIC

This Week in Local Music: Regular Music, Summer Cannibals

A local-music family including space-y electronica trio Regular Music plays Rontoms; SoHiTek hosts young-but-promising rockers Summer Cannibals.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 02/13/2013
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MUSIC

This Week in Local Music: Wampire, Rock 'n' Roll Prom

Be able to say "I saw Wampire when..." and don your bobby socks for Rontoms's Valentine's retro dance party.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 02/08/2013
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ROUNDUP

Roundup: Valentine's Day

Whether you hate the holiday or hate planning dates for the holiday, we've got something you want to do Feb 14.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 02/06/2013
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MUSIC

Review: Unknown Mortal Orchestra's II

The nationally emerging Portland trio's new album offers well-studied and finely crafted psych-pop.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 02/05/2013
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THEATER

Review: Venus in Fur

Portland Center Stage's taut, psychological new production leaves viewers puzzling over questions of power, gender, and sex.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 02/05/2013
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MUSIC

This Week in Local Music: Hustle & Drone, Malt Ball

Our new column picks the best local-music shows-to-see every week. Next up: Hustle & Drone and Malt Ball.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/30/2013
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BOOKS

Q&A: Cheryl Strayed on Dear Abby

"Wild" author and Dear Sugar advice columnist Cheryl Strayed reflects on Dear Abby writer Pauline Phillips, who died this month.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/30/2013
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THEATER

Fertile Ground Fest Field Guide

Our updated reviews and picks for the final weekend of the new-works smorgasbord. Thru Feb. 3.

  • By Genevieve Hudson, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/30/2013
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OPERA

Q&A: Tosca's Tosca

The soprano playing the title role in Portland Opera's new production talks Puccini and Pok Pok.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/29/2013
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THEATER

Fertile Ground Review: International Falls

CoHo Productions' world-premiere play explores comedy, tragedy, and all that lies between.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/29/2013
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FEATURE

25 Portlanders Who Are Changing the World

Meet the idealists, entrepreneurs, organizers, thinkers, and doers who make Portland a capital city of global action.

  • By Tamara Feingold, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, Laura Lundberg, Robert Ham, Ramona DeNies, Georgia Perry, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/25/2013
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