Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Mid-Fest Field Notes

TBA is like a mack truck of art barreling through the city with no breaks. We recap what's happened and look forward to the best still to come. Thru Sept. 22

09/19/2013 By Aaron Scott

THEATER

Review: Artists Rep's "The Big Meal"

Dámaso Rodriguez's first show as ART's artistic director, a saga of five generations in one archetypal American family, bites off more than it can chew.

09/19/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Getting To Know You(Tube) at the Works

Day 5: A team of “experts” led us deep into the culture of YouTube—a journey both hilarious and profound (but mostly hilarious).

09/17/2013 By Ally Bordas

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Nick Hallett at the Works

Day 4: The New York composer brought a scientific text to saturated sonic life in 'Rainbow Passage.'

09/16/2013 By Caitlin Feldman

REVIEW

Book Review: Douglas Lain's 'Billy Moon'

An enchanting magical-realist tale winding through Paris in the radical '60s and Winnie-the-Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood.

09/03/2013 By Katie Gourley

REVIEW

Album Review: Blouse's 'Imperium'

The Portland group's second record reveals rock-and-roll refinement.

08/16/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

BOOKS

Review: Peter Orner's Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge

The acclaimed writer's new story collection is a brisk but considered celebration of obstinacy. Orner reads at Powell's August 19.

08/15/2013 By Marco España

THEATER

Review: Trek in the Park's "The Trouble with Tribbles"

Atomic Arts completes its five-year "mission" with a live recreation of one of Star Trek's best/worst episodes.

08/05/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

REVIEW

Review: Laura Veirs 'Warp and Weft'

The Portland singer's ninth album crackles with vitality and delicate detail.

08/01/2013 By John Chandler

REVIEW

Review: Wild Ones 'Keep It Safe'

Portland pop-starts Wild Ones kick up some catchy trauma on their new album 'Keep It Safe.' Catch 'em at Mississippi Studios this Friday.

07/02/2013 By John Chandler

REVIEW

MOCC's Object Focus: The Bowl

The Museum of Contemporary Craft’s enjoyable exhibition focuses on the humble, everyday object.

07/01/2013 By Randy Gragg

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Modern Art

At Castagna, Justin Woodward is sending local food in a fresh direction—restrained, delicate, and dressed to kill.

07/01/2013 By Karen Brooks

THEATER

Review: 'The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy'

They're creepy, they're kooky, and, boy, can they sing in the touring Broadway production. Thru June 30

06/26/2013 By Claire Gordon

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.

06/20/2013 By Aaron Scott

THEATER

Review: Third Rail's 'A Bright New Boise'

It's the final week of Third Rail Rep's 'A Bright New Boise,' a powerful and provocative play about our commitment to beliefs and the resulting consequences.

06/17/2013 By John Chandler

ART UNFETTERED

Review: ‘Cyclepedia,’ ‘Man/Woman,’ and a Thousand Naked Cyclists

In a poetic partnership, the museum welcomed the jubilantly unclothed hordes for the opening weekend of its summer exhibitions.

06/11/2013 By Aaron Scott

THEATER

Review: Artists Rep’s ‘Ithaka’

The world premiere tells the mythic story of a recent veteran’s Odyssean voyage home. Thru June 30

06/03/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

THEATER

Review: Coho's 'Crooked'

A wonder of a play as magically packed with big ideas about reason and faith as Mary Poppins's carpetbag. Thru June 8

05/27/2013 Photography by Jonathan Frochtzwajg

THEATER

Review: Mike Daisey and the Theater of Self-Disclosure

It must be our water: Portland hosts the controversial monologist's world premiere combative non-apology to journalism

05/23/2013 By Ramona DeNies

THEATER

Review: Vertigo’s ‘Aloha, Say the Pretty Girls’

Theatre Vertigo bids adieu to Theater! Theatre! with a strongly performed, if incongruous, snowglobe of a show. Thru June 8

05/19/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg