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TALL TALES

Why Do We Love Storytelling on Stage?

Portlanders are flocking to live storytelling events, with five local organizations offering them up. This month, RISK! comes to town to vie with the homegrown options for your confessional throw-downs. So what’s to gain from public humiliation?

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 03/26/2015
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MUSIC REVIEW

Kings of the Keller: The Decemberists Bring it Home

Back from an international tour, Portland’s resident rockers return home for a sold-out, kick-ass performance.

  • By Cervante Pope
  • Published 03/23/2015
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ARTS ROUND-UP

Star Search: Previewing Portland’s Upcoming Arts Season

From opera to Artists’ Rep, we pick five just-announced shows that could make—or break—Portland’s 2015/16 performing arts scene.

  • By Fiona McCann and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 03/19/2015
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THEATER REVIEW

Artists Rep's 'The Invisible Hand' Packs a Punch

Money and morals make for uneasy bedfellows, as the Artists Repertory makes clear in its Portland premier of Ayad Akhtar’s The Invisible Hand.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 03/16/2015
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ARTS NEWS

Revolution Hall's Opening Weekend Line-Up Announced

The new music venue housed in Washington High School opens its doors in February with Dan Savage, Live Wire Radio, Wild Ones, and Alialujah Choir.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 12/19/2014
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MUSIC

The Rumors Are True: A New Sleater-Kinney Album Is On The Way

After a decade apart, Portland's iconic rock threesome announces it's reuniting for a new album and tour.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 10/20/2014
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ARTS NEWS

XRAY.fm Radio Expands to 107.1 FM

Portland's upstart radio station starts broadcasting on 107.1 FM on Sept 22, taking over the frequency from KZME and greatly expanding its reach. It also will expand its programming.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 09/22/2014
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ARTS NEWS

Portland Art Museum Chief Curator Bruce Guenther to Retire

After 14 year’s of guiding Portland’s largest arts institution, Guenther will retire on October 20.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 09/15/2014
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ARTS NEWS

Hey Portland, Watch Out for These Huge, New Art Projects

OCF gives $1.1 million to 14 arts organizations to fund innovative new programming, from new plays at Artists Rep to a musical composed by singer-songwriter Laura Gibson at PHAME to a multidisciplinary concert series at IPRC.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/15/2014
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ARTS NEWS

Shaking the Tree Finds a New Home in a SE Warehouse

The SE theater company moves to a new space it hopes to make available to other theater companies.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/12/2014
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ARTS NEWS

Christmas Comes Early for Yale Union

Breaking: The contemporary art center rents one of the most beautiful arts spaces in town. Now it owns it.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/26/2013
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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
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MUSIC

Stream Typhoon's New Album, 'White Lighter'

The album is due out August 20, but you can listen now at NPR.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/05/2013
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ARTS NEWS

Breaking: New Gallery to Open in Pearl

Theo Downes–Le Guin (the son of Ursula K. Le Guin) will open Upfor in September, focusing on digital and new media.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg and Aaron Scott
  • Published 07/25/2013
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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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ARTS NEWS

OBT Announces Its New Artistic Director

Oregon Ballet Theatre selects international dancer and artistic director Kevin Irving to lead its company.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/07/2013
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ARTS NEWS

‘Fast Company’ Names Portland’s Creative Laureate to Its 100 Most Creative People List

The business magazine throws a dinner party for Julie Keefe and eight other creative thinkers to talk the future of cities.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/13/2013
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ARTS NEWS

Disjecta Announces the Portland2014 Biennial Curator

Disjecta names its first out-of-town curator for the Portland Biennial: Amanda Hunt. Meet her and the new curator-in-residence on May 18.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/07/2013
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INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Arts in the May Issue

All the arts and culture-centric stories from Portland Monthly's May issue in one handy place

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 05/03/2013
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CONCERTS

Portugal. The Man on Sale Tomorrow

The now hometown psych rockers play a record release show for 'Evil Friends' at the Crystal on July 18. Tickets on Sale May 3 at noon.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/02/2013
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