Performing Arts

Dance

Observed

A photo essay about the Oregon Ballet Theatre dancers, not the dance, that captures the private moments between performances.

05/19/2009 By Andy Batt

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Fine China

Just when January’s relentless gray drizzle threatens to reduce us all to sorrowful puddles, a splash of color and whimsy arrives in the form of the Divine Performing Arts Company.

05/19/2009 By Anna Dukehart

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Ground Breaking

A year and a half in the making, the Fertile Ground festival gives theater buffs the chance to see twenty new plays.

05/19/2009 By Jenny Davis

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Three Locals Leaping

White Bird Dance gives three locals some room to move.

05/19/2009 By Anna Dukehart

Article

Speech & Debate

Playwright Stephen Karam’s comedy takes place in the halls of North Salem High School with arch commentary about the way students communicate these days (text messaging, podcasts, MySpace—anything but speaking directly). _Through Nov 23. Get tickets

05/19/2009

Article

You Saw Her Here First

Amy Palomino is an up-and-coming Portland actress.

05/19/2009

THE HIT LIST

Get Up Offa That Thing

How do you banish the winter blues? Shake till you feel better.

05/19/2009 By The Editors

Slam

Speech Therapy

Teenage angst and hormonal confessions take center stage at Portland’s latest literary showcase, Mortified.

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Green Room

La Vida Lorca

How do you present a Spanish play without losing English-speaking audiences? It takes a Miracle.

05/19/2009 By Kassten Alonso

Theater

The Hot Seats

Don’t be content just to go to a show—score the best seats in the house.

05/19/2009 By Martha Calhoon

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Dead Reckoning

El Día de los Muertos Festival

05/19/2009

Theater

Log Jam

The first-ever stage adaptation of Ken Kesey’s classic timberland novel hits the boards.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

Dance

The Purist

When his OBT predecessor was staging edgy ballets set to pop music, Stowell was deepening his commitment to classicism.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond