Sun Angle + Stay Calm at Rontoms

Watch a cool music video, and allow us to demonstrate Portland’s astronomical band-to human ratio.

01/27/2012 By Anne Adams


Demitri Martin at the Newmark

The multi-talented Daily Show "youth correspondent" and Important Things host makes his own fun using song, drawings, and absurd infographs.

01/26/2012 By Anne Adams

blow up already!

Live Music Review: The Brothers Young

Somebody get this epic 6-piece to a stadium, stat.

01/25/2012 By Anne Adams

red-alert state

Review: The North Plan

Portland Center Stage’s uproarious new comedy speculates on how a national crisis might redraw party lines.

01/23/2012 By Anne Adams


A Triple Double: Three Twin Concerts

This arts week brings—not two—but THREE sets of identical twins to the stage. The Watson Twins help hip us to their monozygotic arts scene.

01/19/2012 By Anne Adams

oh, snap.

Fertile Ground One-Liners

Next week, Fertile Ground Festival will present more than 60 performance works. We asked playwrights, "What’s your favorite line?" and they h...

01/12/2012 By Anne Adams

ashes to ashes

Eulogy for The Woods

01/05/2012 By Anne Adams


First Thursday Sampler

01/05/2012 By Anne Adams

play it cool

Review: West Side Story

01/05/2012 By Anne Adams


In Praise of Auld Lang Syne

Culturephile doles out a few well-earned compliments to some standout arts entities from 2011 that we had yet to mention.

12/31/2011 By Anne Adams


PAM’s Japanese Prints: A Fleeting Glimpse

Catch these intriguing impressions while you still can.

12/29/2011 By Anne Adams

Now Read This

Crazy Enough

Storm Large's manic memoir is a ragamuffin to rock-star story.

12/23/2011 By Anne Adams

deep freeze

Review: Angels in America

Portland Playhouse’s long winter epic proves bone-chillingly, exquisitely beautiful.

12/21/2011 By Anne Adams


Happy Hanukkah from The Klezmatics

Usher in the Festival of Lights tonight at The Aladdin with these Grammy-winning New Yorkers.

12/20/2011 By Anne Adams

tune in

Portlandia: It's Ba-ack!

Our beloved IFC sitcom mock-u-ments the city’s glut of day-jobbing DJs and their relative scarcity of fans, then exposes our special breed of TV-watchi...

12/16/2011 By Anne Adams

sweets in stockings

OBT’s Holiday Revue: Assorted Delights

12/13/2011 By Anne Adams

culture cheat-sheet

15 Giftable Portland Albums

12/12/2011 By Anne Adams

shaking things up

"All Night Dance" Starts a Movement

Dancer Robert Tyree, the Regional Arts and Culture Council and others rally around a rarely-recognized cause.

12/08/2011 By Anne Adams