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Review: Mamma Mia

5 carefully chosen words for a musical that’s obviously found its audience.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 08/24/2011

kitsch-you!

Review: Trek in the Park

Intrepid Portland Monthly intern Griffin Funk takes a Trek to Woodlawn Park to see what all the buzz is about.

  • By Griffin Funk
  • Published 07/25/2011

broadway

Review: Mary Poppins

5 magic moments, 5 child-pleasers…and a caution to Poppins purists.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 07/03/2011

cirque du critique

Review: Dralion

Cirque du Soleil delivers a technical stunner, sans some of the brand’s signature moods.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 06/16/2011

theater

Review: Reasons To Be Pretty

This Coho Theater production delivers the most realistic lovers’ quarrels, and the lowest dose of surprise. If you like theater that "keeps it rea...

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 05/30/2011

theater

Review: Cherry Orchard

Artist Rep’s The Cherry Orchard nestles neatly between Chekhov’s original comedic intent, and Richard Kramer’s modern "meta" flair.

  • By Philip Gaudette
  • Published 05/17/2011

theater

Review: Opus

Portland Center Stage’s latest play says a bit about chamber music—but a lot more about people.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 04/21/2011

broadway

Review: Ten Reasons To See Billy Elliot

This tap-dancing, tear-jerking Broadway favorite has a lot going for it.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 04/09/2011

theater

Review: The Scene

This stunning portrait of mid-life disillusionment transcends any single "scene." Culturephile gives it a standing ovation.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 03/10/2011

music

Album Review: Loch Lomond

See also: The Band’s Misadventures in Scotland

  • By Julie Reposa
  • Published 03/03/2011

tune in: television

Portlandia: Over | Flyer Wars | Deuce Hotel

Some patterns emerge in the best and worst sketches.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 03/01/2011

music

Album Review: Ashia Grzesik

Bison Rouge honors its title with earthy, crimson old-world tones.

  • By Julie Reposa
  • Published 02/21/2011

music

Album Review: Holcombe Waller

PICA favorite and Yale art grad Holcombe Waller releases his fourth album today.

  • By Julie Reposa
  • Published 02/15/2011

Article

Turandot: A Multi-Faceted Gem

Portland Opera’s latest offering is a sublime visual stunner, but the story has two sides.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 02/07/2011

Article

Review: Thief River

It’s a tough row to hoe, but Profile Theatre carries off this theatrically challenging country love story.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 02/03/2011

Article

An evening with Portland Arts & Lectures

Novelist Pauls Toutonghi recounts last week’s Portland Arts & Lectures, which featured Elizabeth Strout and announced Oregon Book Award finalists.

  • By The Culturegang
  • Published 01/28/2011

Theater Review

The Missing Pieces

Portland Playhouse’s Fertile Ground offering runs only through this weekend.

  • By Alexis Rehrmann
  • Published 01/27/2011

Article

Review: Short Plays By Nameless Playwrights

Georgia Perry reports: John A. Donnelly’s senior romance Aged Meet makes the grade.

  • By Georgia Perry
  • Published 01/27/2011

Article

Review: Smarter Than Phones

Georgia Perry reports: This promising Fertile Ground production kinda "phoned it in."

  • By Georgia Perry
  • Published 01/26/2011

tune in: television

Portland, Meet Portlandia.

The new SNL-affiliated show saddles Portland with "The Dream Of The 90s," but hopefully not the nightmare.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 12/19/2010
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