CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Westward Ho With Margaret Cho!

Plus NBA's Jason Collins, White Bird's season preview, and Ramona Quimby.

05/14/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Mythbusters, Mothers, and Marty McFly

Plus Uhh Yeah Dude, Jason Isbell, Ry Cooder, the Vanport Multimedia Project, and Yo-Yo Ma

05/07/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Something Wicked This Way Comes

Plus Anthony Doerr, Jane Smiley, Tender Loving Empire, and not that feminist bookstore

04/30/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Benefits, Ballet, and Storm Large

Plus Modest Mouse, Beirut, the Oregon Symphony Gala, and arts in schools.

04/23/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Anthony Bourdain is Portland-Bound!

Plus Cheryl Strayed, Arts Tax winners, Portland Center Stage, and Boom Arts

04/16/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Jeff Daniels En Route to Portland

Plus a new program for Portland’s budding playwrights and a new curator-in-residence at Disjecta

04/09/2015 By Fiona McCann

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?

03/26/2015 By Rene Bermudez

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.

03/23/2015 By Cervante Pope

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.

03/19/2015 By Ramona DeNies and Fiona McCann

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.

03/16/2015 By Fiona McCann

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.

12/19/2014 By Matthew Schonfeld

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.

10/20/2014 By Matthew Schonfeld

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.

09/22/2014 By Matthew Schonfeld

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.

09/15/2014 By Aaron Scott

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.

08/15/2014 By Aaron Scott

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.

08/12/2014 By Aaron Scott

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.

11/26/2013 By Aaron Scott

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.

09/03/2013 By Randy Gragg, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, and Claire Gordon Edited by Aaron Scott

OUT AND ABOUT

Consider the Bowl

Forget bowling alone: the MoCC gathers bowls to reveal the beauty of one of the necessities of home life.

08/15/2013 By Kristin Belz

MUSIC

Stream Typhoon's New Album, 'White Lighter'

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

08/05/2013 By Aaron Scott