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This Week in Local Music: Old Light, Paper Brain

Old Light brings its gritty Americana sound and clean, multipart vocals to Habesha before Paper Brain opens a perfect local-pop lineup at Backspace.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/23/2013


Music Video: Emancipator's "Minor Cause"

Watch a new, gorgeous video for a track from Portland trip-hop producer Emancipator.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/18/2013


Review: Portland Center Stage's "I Love to Eat"

The one-man show about famed Portland-born chef James Beard is well-staged and excellently acted—if not fully satisfying.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/15/2013


Expanded Q&A: Jonathan Franzen

The award-winning novelist discusses fame, David Foster Wallace, birding, and his recent essay collection.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/08/2013


Portland Cello Project Releases Beck-Interpretations Record

The local cello collective puts out an album of material from Beck's new sheet-music-only "record."

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/03/2013


January First Thursday Picks

Father/son super duo Robert and Christopher Rauschenberg at Leach, Hillerbrand+Magsamen make their mundane home life mythological at Blue Sky, and local stars unveil prints at PDX Contemporary.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg and Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/02/2013


Q&A: Jonathan Franzen

The award-winning novelist discusses fame, David Foster Wallace, birding, and his recent essay collection.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 12/17/2012


Insider Secrets of a Dog-Show Champion

Portland's top competitive Pekingese prepares for victory.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 12/12/2012


Artists Rep Picks New Artistic Director

Dámaso Rodriguez, an award-winning director from Los Angeles, will replace longtime AD Allen Nause next month.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 12/06/2012


Ticket Giveaway: RACC's pARTy in the Name of Art

Win two tickets to the Regional Arts & Culture Council's going-away soiree for Mayor Sam Adams, with performances, a dance party, and a midnight breakfast.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 11/28/2012


Snuff Bottle Aficionados

We checked out the scene at this year's International Chinese Snuff Bottle Society’s convention at the Nines.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 11/21/2012


Q&A: NPR's Ari Shapiro

Culturephile picks the multitalented brain of NPR White House correspondent, occasional Pink Martini singer, and former Portlander Ari Shapiro.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 11/15/2012

ticket giveaway

Win Tickets to David Lynch's Blue Velvet

Portland Monthly and Tonkin FIAT screen Lynch's 1986 cult film to benefit local arts school Northwest Academy on Nov. 13

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 11/08/2012

siren song

Preview: Siren Nation Festival

Answering the call of Portland's bigger-than-ever women's music and art festival.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 11/08/2012

multiple-response dance

Preview: Tahni Holt's "SUN$HINE"

Portland choreographer Tahni Holt's new modern-dance piece steps outside the box to awaken audience imaginations.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 11/06/2012

painting portland in passing

Slide Show and Q&A: Shawn Demarest's "You Are Here"

Local artist Shawn Demarest paints fleeting, sleeting Portland streetscapes in search of a sense of place. An exhibition of her work opens tomorrow.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/31/2012

sexy sopranos & bawdy basses

Preview: Portland Opera's Don Giovanni, in Tweets

A sneak peak of the opera's sexed-up show in 140-character glimpses (with annotation).

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/30/2012


Halloweekend Roundup

13 spooky shows and dance parties that will have you shaking.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/25/2012

Dr. Record & Mr. Live

Preview: Weinland Plays Record-Release Shows This Weekend

With their new album, the Portland folk-rock mainstays successfully capture their livelier live sound. Hear it at Mississippi Studios Friday and Saturday.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/24/2012

forget champagne

Ticket-Sale Alert: Pink Martini on New Year's Eve

The Portland favorites ring in 2013 at the Schnitz. Tickets go on sale tomorrow.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/18/2012
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