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Review: Artists Rep’s ‘Ten Chimneys’

A backstage romp through everything that makes theater joyous sets an energetic note for the company’s incoming artistic director. Thru May 26

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 04/29/2013
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Review: Blind Pilot with the Oregon Symphony

The much loved local indie-folk act charms a packed house with a vibrant symphonic collaboration at the Schnitz.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 04/29/2013
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Premiere: Radiation City’s New Music Video

The band’s fabulous new album comes out next month, and we’re delighted to premiere “Foreign Bodies,” shot by Into the Woods in Astoria. The band plays Live Wire! on Saturday.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 04/25/2013
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Review: Prince’s Late Show at the Roseland

The Purple One flooded the relatively intimate venue with flirty eyes and funk-heavy jams, backed by his new glamazon band, 3rd Eye Girl.

  • By Gino Cerruti
  • Published 04/22/2013
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Review: Radiation City's 'Animals in the Median'

This highly polished gem glitters with bossa nova whimsy and a dozen sophisticated pocket-orchestra pop songs.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 04/18/2013
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Review: PCS’s ‘Clybourne Park’

Portland Center Stage’s production of the Pulitzer-winning play gleefully dives into the taboo topic of race with ferocious wit and suburb acting. Thru May 5

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 04/15/2013
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Review: Artists Rep’s ‘The Gin Game’

The Pulitzer-winning tragicomedy channels all the woes of a hard life into a game of cards. Don’t take your elderly parents. Thru Apr 28

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 04/10/2013
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Review: NW Dance Project’s ‘Spring Performances’

The local company embraces spring (and a good deal of drama) with two world premieres and an old favorite. Through March 30

  • By Rachel Rasmussen
  • Published 03/29/2013
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Review: 'The Next Scott Nadelson'

The Oregon Book Award–winner reads on March 29 from his memoir that balances humor and the pathos of an agonizingly unmoored life.

  • By Corey Fawcett
  • Published 03/26/2013
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Review: The Pynnacles

Veteran Portland rockers band together to form a low-key supergroup with a super new album. March 30 at Tonic Lounge.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 03/25/2013
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Review: Monica Drake's 'The Stud Book'

Monica Drake’s second novel fearlessly takes on the subject of parenthood.

  • By Emily Chenoweth
  • Published 03/22/2013
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Review: Portland Opera’s "Rinaldo"

The whimsical new production feels like Terry Gilliam got hold of Handel’s masterpiece to create "The Adventures of Rinaldo Munchausen," starring Prince. Thru March 23

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/17/2013
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Review: Chris Fraser's "In Passing" at Disjecta

Fraser's light installation is a interactive playground of color and shadow that's sheer joy for all ages. See it before it closes Sunday.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/06/2013
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Review: Profile’s “Blood Knot”

Profile’s production of the incendiary play bristles with energy and powerful performances. Thru Mar 17.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/05/2013
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Review: PCS's "The Whipping Man"

Portland Center Stage's mighty production draws inspired parallels between the Jewish and African-American experiences of slavery. Thru Mar 23.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 03/04/2013
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Review: "War Horse" Touring Broadway Production

The puppets are the true stars in this Tony-winning technical marvel. Thru March 3.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/27/2013
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Review: Artists Rep's "Red Herring"

This slapstick spy story is really a saccharine love story in disguise. Thru March 17.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 02/21/2013
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Review: OBT's Swan Lake

OBT’s third showing of Stowell’s take on the 1895 classic marks principal dancer Yuka Iino’s final swan song. Thru Feb. 23

  • By Rachel Rasmussen
  • Published 02/19/2013
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Review: Unknown Mortal Orchestra's II

The nationally emerging Portland trio's new album offers well-studied and finely crafted psych-pop.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 02/05/2013
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Review: Venus in Fur

Portland Center Stage's taut, psychological new production leaves viewers puzzling over questions of power, gender, and sex.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 02/05/2013
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