Slideshow: First Thursday

Twinkling buildings, boxing-gloved broads, and a man in a shipping crate.

07/07/2011 By Anne Adams


Review: Mary Poppins

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

07/03/2011 By Anne Adams

news flash

Casting for a Wild Flag Video & Portlandia

Carrie Brownstein (possibly) wants you.

07/01/2011 By Anne Adams


Farm to Stage

A burgeoning butoh artist finds inspiration in her own backyard.

06/29/2011 By Anne Adams

concert tip

Shook Twins

06/28/2011 By Anne Adams

the hive mind

PAM Awards John Grade

A Seattle sculptor wins the Schnitzer prize for pieces that weather in the elements.

06/21/2011 By Anne Adams

tune in

Viva Voce’s New Album

Perk up your ears for a few sounds from The Future Will Destroy You, the latest from Portland psych-pop maestros Viva Voce.

06/21/2011 By Anne Adams

black & white thinking

How The Fire Fell: A Literal "Cult Film"

Edward Pack Davee’s locally-made movie revives a religious offshoot’s tawdry tale.

06/20/2011 By Anne Adams


Happy Pride!

This weekend is Portland Pride. Culturephile submits a few celebratory winks and links.

06/17/2011 By Anne Adams

cirque du critique

Review: Dralion

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

06/16/2011 By Anne Adams

trip the light plastic fantastic

Augen’s Handmade Holograms

James Minden’s Light Drawings scratch the surfaceof the mind’s eye.

06/13/2011 By Anne Adams


Slideshow: Allure of the Automobile

Feast your eyes on Portland Art Museum’s coveted custom cars—then go see the real deal.

06/09/2011 By Anne Adams

summer theater

Cirque vs. Quirk

As famed Québécois troupe Cirque du Soleil sends in its clowns, PDX provocateurs brew "a dark fairytale."

06/07/2011 By Anne Adams

dis appointment

Hiphop Show Loses Headliner

…and audience’s goodwill.

06/07/2011 By Anne Adams


Aceyalone at The Crown Room

Stop dismissing hiphop, and let this veteran emcee "school" you.

06/06/2011 By Anne Adams


Interview: Sallie Ford

Sallie Ford talks about writing, singing, and the hometown she gradually grew to love.

06/01/2011 By Anne Adams

noted & quoted

Mos Def

05/31/2011 By Anne Adams


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