culture cheat-sheet

Video Preview: Baiba Skride at Oregon Symphony

This weekend, Oregon Symphony will host an esteemed Latvian violin soloist, playing an Armenian piece. Get a sneak peek at both.

03/11/2011 By Anne Adams


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


Public Art Finder App!

Fresh from the mayor’s office, a handy guide to our fair city’s permanent installations.

03/07/2011 By Anne Adams


What is MarchFourth?

It’s a band. It’s a Portland phenomenon. It’s a date.

03/03/2011 By Anne Adams

tune in: radio

Tune In: Destination DIY

Learn more about OPB’s latest feature series, and meet the blue-haired host who "does it herself."

03/03/2011 By Anne Adams


Three Veils opens POWfest

03/03/2011 By Anne Adams

tune in: television

Portlandia: Over | Flyer Wars | Deuce Hotel

Some patterns emerge in the best and worst sketches.

03/01/2011 By Anne Adams


Stravinsky Slideshow

02/28/2011 By Anne Adams


Loch Lomond: Misadventures in Scotland

The uncanny tale of a Portland band, their lake namesake, a BMX biker, and a stint in the slammer.

02/25/2011 By Anne Adams

culture cheat-sheet

Stravinsky Studies

This weekend, OBT unveils The Stravinsky Project. Get a general idea of what’s in store.

02/23/2011 By Anne Adams

film sports

Bicycle Film Festival

02/22/2011 By Anne Adams


Sulu at PSU

The Japanese American Citizens League welcomes Star Trek veteran and civil-rights champion George Takei to the PSU campus this Sunday.

02/19/2011 By Anne Adams


Jazz Pianist Randy Weston: "African-ist"

Learn more about Portland Jazz Fest’s first big guest.

02/17/2011 By Anne Adams

Now Read This

Recovery Road

From author Blake Nelson, Recovery Road takes us on a journey through the life of a 16-year-old girl who struggles to remove herself from her past life's experiences with drugs and alcohol.

02/16/2011 By Anne Adams


Sibling Song

With 50 pianos and as many vocalists comes _World So Sweet_, a resonating ensemble and incredible performance to be released in May.

02/14/2011 By Anne Adams


JazzFest Gal Wins Grammy

Next week brings plenty of chances to see Esperanza Spalding, Portland’s own Best New Artist who beat out Bieber.

02/14/2011 By Anne Adams

tune in: television

Portlandia Renewed

IFC approves the Rose City lampoon for a second season.

02/14/2011 By Anne Adams


Salon L’Orient

Tiare Tashnik’s shimmying this Sunday.

02/10/2011 By Anne Adams


Eden Out Of Her Hand

Opera Theater Oregon debuts a swooning melodrama.

02/09/2011 By Anne Adams