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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 13-16

Chuck Palahniuk's new book about sex, comedian Megan Amram's new book about science for girls, and rap's of-the-moment odd couple Run The Jewels. Did we mention Robert De Niro?

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 11/13/2014
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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
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THEATER REVIEW

PCS's The Last Five Years: Not Just for Superfans

A kaleidoscopic look at the highs and lows of twenty-something romance soars with charismatic lovers and heartbreaking moments of connection. Thru June 22.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 05/13/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 24-27

Don't miss OBT dancer Alison Roper's final performance, the Red Dress Party, SNL comic Norm MacDonald, or tickets to Broken Bells, the Head and the Heart, and the Oregon Zoo Concerts.

  • By Danielle Klenak and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 04/24/2014
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THEATER

Review: PCS’s Othello

Portland Center Stage doesn’t try to reinvent the wheel—even if it puts it on a dazzling revolving stage. Thru May 11

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 04/15/2014
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THEATER REVIEW

The Motherf**ker with the Small Fire in the Piazza

Artists Rep, PCS, and Portland Playhouse all open stories about love that range from the bombastically hilarious to a slow burn.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/06/2014
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THEATER REVIEW

PCS’s “Bo-Nita” Is a One-Woman Cavalcade of Gumption

A black comedy about a precocious girl, a floozy of a mom, and trying to hang together. Thru Mar 16

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/20/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 6–9

A series of Portlander potraits goes viral, the Pixies rock the Schnitz, snow falls on First Thursday, and everyone sings William Stafford "Happy Birthday."

  • By Erik Maurer
  • Published 02/06/2014
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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
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 16-19

Benedict Cumberbatch plays Frankenstein, Itzhak Perlman rocks the fiddle, FOCM turns 75, and a slew of new plays open at PCS, Profile, Vertigo, and Coho. How can we possibly do it all?!

  • By Erik Maurer and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 01/15/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Dec 19-22

Final weekend for holiday shows, Portland Cello Project invades the Schnitz with an army of ugly sweaters, Beauty and the Beast enchants the kids, and Sallie Ford takes a victory lap.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 12/17/2013
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THEATER

Review: PCS’s ‘Twist Your Dickens’

We review PCS’s new spin on the Christmas classic from the viewpoints of both Tiny Tim and Scrooge. Thru Dec 22

  • By Haley Martin and Cari Johnson
  • Published 11/27/2013
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WINTER EVENTS

The PoMo Guide to Portland's Holiday Shows

From new holiday plays and the Tony Starlight Christmas Show to Handel’s Messiah and the Christmas Ship Parade, Portland's putting on plenty of festivities this season.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg and Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/14/2013
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 26-29

A granny takes on death, a theater producer takes on Mid-East militants, Kahane takes on Beethoven, and you take on the weekend.

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 09/25/2013
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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
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 19-22

The National hits Edgefield, TBA barrels through the weekend, and Todd Barry banters with the audience in another September weekend of sizzling events.

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 09/19/2013
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 12-15

Pink Martini gets happy with a free concert, the TBA Festival kicks off with a new home, Portland Center Stage takes on its biggest show ever, and more to see you through the sunshine.

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 09/12/2013
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THEATER

PCS’s ‘Somewhere in Time’ Lands on the Front Page of the New York Times

And 'A Night with Janis Joplin,' which premiered at PCS two years ago, will hit Broadway in September.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/26/2013
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THEATER

Review: PCS’s ‘Somewhere in Time’

The world premiere of a musical packed with New York talent has its eyes on Broadway. But it has a long way to go. Thru June 30.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/20/2013
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THEATER

PCS’s ‘Somewhere in Time’ Sets Its Eyes on Broadway

With a dream team cast and crew, Portland Center Stage opens its first world premiere with a real shot for the bright lights of Broadway. Thru June 30

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/30/2013
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