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Helping Oregon’s Cash-Poor Stay Culture-Rich

A recent announcement from Portland’s arts & culture director Cary Clarke.

10/15/2011 By The Culturegang

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Wordstock 2011 Preview

Portland’s literary shebang is back again! Rebecca Waits and Kate Degenhardt highlight some can’t-miss events.

10/04/2011 By The Culturegang

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MusicFestNW: The Name Game

Sprinkle a bevvy of buzzwords over a wealth of bands, and you end up with more than a few samey names.

09/07/2011 By The Culturegang


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

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Portland Opera’s Ravel Couplet: L’Heure Espangnole and L’Enfant et les Sortileges

A cheating wife and a sulking child get what they deserve in this cheeky double-header. Reviewed by Anne Adams and Melanie Glass.

04/04/2011 By The Culturegang


An evening with Portland Arts & Lectures

Novelist Pauls Toutonghi recounts last week’s Portland Arts & Lectures, which featured Elizabeth Strout and announced Oregon Book Award finalists.

01/28/2011 By The Culturegang

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NW Film & Video Festival Kickoff

NW Film Center kicks off the 37th Film & Video Festival;Erik McClanahan reports from a dimly-lit room.

11/07/2010 By The Culturegang

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Wordstock 2010

Culturephile picks a few can’t-misses.

10/08/2010 By The Culturegang