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THEATER REVIEW

Review: Third Rail’s Midsummer

The “Play with Songs” offers a genuinely hilarious script and intensely likeable performances. Thru Apr 19

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 04/07/2014

DANCE SPOTLIGHT

Northwest Dance Project's Super Trouper

Over the past decade, dancers like Ching Ching Wong have led Northwest Dance Project to international success.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 03/26/2014

BIG PICTURE

The Rise of the Portland Mercado

How the Hacienda Community Development Corporationaims plans to turn a Southeast Foster neighborhood eyesore into a Hispanic hub

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 03/03/2014

THE SEASON IN ARTS AND CULTURE

PoMo's Guide to Spring's World-Class Arts Events

Once, Portlanders had to travel to New York or LA for top-shelf dance, music, visual arts, and theater. As this season’s lineup reveals, now we’re the destination.

  • By Nathan Tucker, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/27/2014

Weekend Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 27-Mar 2

Portlandia premieres, Wynton Marsalis blows through town, and retrospectives kick off for both Studio Ghibli and Burt Lancaster. In other words, something for everyone.

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 02/27/2014

MUSIC PREVIEW

Ages and Ages' "Divisionary" Is a Sophomore Salute to Perseverance

The local band's anthemic folk-pop channels past and present obstacles into soaring triumphalism. Mar 1 at Mississippi Studios

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 02/25/2014

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Roe and Sweedeedee Crack GQ's Best New Restaurants List

The mens' magazine's famously stuffy critic gives some love to two very different Portland establishments.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 02/20/2014

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 20-23

The PDX Jazz Festival lures local and national talent, PIFF extends its run, and two local theater companies tackle heavy subject matter.

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 02/20/2014

THEATER

Review: Corrib Theatre's "A Night In November"

The new Irish theater company's one man show examines Ireland's history of sectarian violence through the lens of soccer fans. Thru Mar 5

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 02/19/2014

MUSIC

Our Picks for the PDX Jazz Festival

From Feb 20–Mar 2, jazz luminaries and emerging local and national acts swing, sing, and shred their way across the city.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 02/17/2014

BEER BULLETIN

Not Your Granddaddy's Coffee Beer

While the majority of Oregon's bottled and canned coffee beers are standard stouts and porters, here are three that sit slightly off the beaten path.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 02/14/2014

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 13-16

Not in the mood for Valentine's? There're plenty of non-squishy alternatives, from Amos Lee to plays about, well, sex without sex and Marxist pornography (what's love got to do with it?).

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 02/13/2014

BEER BULLETIN

Zwickelmania Hits Oregon this Saturday

An expected 100 breweries across the state will open their doors to the public for free tours and tastings at the event organized by the Oregon Brewers Guild.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 02/11/2014

Theater

Review: ART's "The Monster-Builder"

The world premiere's overblown parody provides some unexpectedly adventurous comedy, but fails to satisfyingly address its themes. Thru Mar 2

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 02/05/2014

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 30–Feb 2

Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis release Wildwood's finale, Dweezil Zappa plays dad's old songs, and Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre takes on an even older Norse legend.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 01/30/2014

TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tickets to Amos Lee and Black Prairie

The folk-soul crooner comes to the Schnitz with the local Americana mavens in support on Feb 16.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 01/28/2014

SNEAK PEEK

Bunk Alberta Readies to Launch

Tommy Habetz and Nick Wood prepare to open for business at the newest location of their sandwich empire.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 01/28/2014

MENU WATCH

Taste Test: Little Bird's New Bistro Burger

Gabriel Rucker's downtown French bistro switches up their menu. How does the new burger stand up to the Le Pigeon classic?

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 01/24/2014

THEATER

Review: PCS's "Chinglish"

Portland Center Stage's comedy about cultural and linguistic miscommunication is a one-joke pony. It entertains, but underwhelms. Thru Feb 9

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 01/23/2014

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 23–26

Art from "The X-Files," dance from the emergency room, theater from "Friday Night Lights." This weekend Portland finds its inspiration.

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 01/22/2014
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