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Video: State Of Undress

Watch a behind-the-scenes slide show of our very entertaining photo shoot with award-winning dancer and local burlesque phenomenon Russell Bruner.

10/14/2011 Edited by Stephen Person

capital old chaps

Review: No Man’s Land

William Hurt and his son drink like fish and spar like strangers in this terse Pinter play.

10/13/2011 By Anne Adams

for the birds

TBA 2011: Whispering Pines

Moulton and Hallett go exploring…but end up back at square one.

09/13/2011

more than bargained for

TBA 2011: ©ardiff

How David Eckard’s "carnival barker" character, and TBA lookie-loos, got their mettle sorely tested by a drunk bystander.

09/10/2011 By Anne Adams

theater

Review: Mamma Mia

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

08/24/2011 By Anne Adams

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.

07/25/2011 By Griffin Funk

broadway

Review: Mary Poppins

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

07/03/2011 By Anne Adams

theater

Review: One Night With Janis Joplin

PCS’s tribute show will—intentionally—give you the blues.

06/08/2011

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...

05/30/2011 By Anne Adams

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.

05/17/2011 By Philip Gaudette

dance

Barak Marshall

The award-winning Israeli choreographer of MONGER talks about storytelling, overcoming ethnic tensions, and helping audiences "get" dance.

05/14/2011 By Anne Adams

weekend plans

Best Mother’s Day Dates

Entertaining Mom this weekend? Check this handy guide to find the best fit.

05/05/2011 By Anne Adams

Article

TBA 2011: First Acts Announced

Slo-mo car crashes, 3-D animation, an interactive jumproom and a Jimmy Swaggart impersonator, are just the first few things on tap for TBA.

05/03/2011 By The Culturegang

theater

Review: Opus

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

04/21/2011 By Anne Adams

broadway

Review: Ten Reasons To See Billy Elliot

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

04/09/2011 By Anne Adams

theater

Review: Jack Goes Boating

Artists Rep’s latest makes a feel-good spring splash.

03/24/2011 By Anne Adams

theater

Plot Tease: Futura

Culturephile reveals a few of Futura ’s best twists.

03/23/2011 By Anne Adams

Article

Review: On The Eve of Friday Morning

Fruit, nuts, and Persian food-for-thought from Oregon Children’s Theater.

03/15/2011 By Anne Adams

theater

Review: The Scene

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

03/10/2011 By Anne Adams

Article

Turandot: A Multi-Faceted Gem

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

02/07/2011 By Anne Adams