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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 30–Nov 2

Head to the haunted houses or hair-raising corn mazes to celebrate All Hallows' Eve, but don't forget Dreamgirls' closing night, or that the Black Keys are coming through town.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 10/29/2014
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THEATER + TICKET GIVEAWAY

Divas vs. Drag Queens: Kinky Boots, Dreamgirls, and La Cage Aux Folles

Size up the divas and the drag queens in these three glamorous productions, plus win tickets for a full immersion.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 09/29/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 24–27

The Big Float braves the Willamette, NWFC screens 'The Royal Tenenbaums,' and Pat Benatar hits the zoo with her best shot.

  • By Schuyler Keenan, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 07/24/2014
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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

A Hot Two-Night Stand for Portland Theater Awards

Portland Playhouse scores big at the Drammys after OSF’s All the Way snags two Tonys on Broadway.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/10/2014
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THEATER

Brisa Trinchero: The Biggest Name in Portland Theater

The Portland native turned Broadway producer is wracking up the Tony’s. The west coast premiere of her newest play, Lizzie: The Musical, opens this weekend at PCS.

  • By Michael McGregor and Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/29/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 22-25

Hugh Laurie serenades you, Lizzy: The Musical and Macbeth cover you in blood, and James Broughton incites you to "follow your own weird" (long before it was a Portland tagline), plus plenty more to fill a Memorial Weekend spent in town.

  • By Danielle Klenak, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/22/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 15-18

A trio of great plays, a trio of great authors (Ursula K. Le Guin, Cheryl Strayed, and Lidia Yuknavitch), and tickets go on sale to Lauryn Hill (sans Fugees trio).

  • By Danielle Klenak, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/15/2014
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ON THE TOWN

PoMo Picks: May 2014

Whitney Houston Tribute, Lizzie Borden's ax-wielding musical, the World Horror Convention, and the rest of the month's best bets for things to see or do

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/01/2014
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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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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Mar 6–9

The Blue Man Group, the Portland2014 Biennial, POW Fest, Legos for adults, First Thursday, Sallie Ford's new band—simply too much.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/06/2014
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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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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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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 28-Dec 1

Christmas explodes across the city in a flurry of shows and lights, three leading local bands rock the weekend, and dance companies give thanks. Also, Village People!

  • By Nathan Tucker, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/25/2013
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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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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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