The “Book of Mormon” Returns to Portland

Broadway Portland's 2013/2014 season includes the return of the blasphemous hit, as well as Chicago, Evita, Once, and more. Season tix now available.

03/08/2013 By Aaron Scott


Spring Arts Guide 2013 and Ticket Giveaway

The season’s top 25 arts events and a chance to win tickets to MarchFourth, Portland Center Stage, Oregon Ballet, Portland Opera, and the Portland Art Museum.

02/25/2013 By Aaron Scott


PCS Scores a Broadway Star for the World Premiere of "Somewhere in Time"

Marc Kudisch has received Tony nods for "9 to 5," "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," and "Thoroughly Modern Millie," in addition to a slew of other awards and Broadway credits.

02/11/2013 By Genevieve Hudson


Theater! Theatre! to Close, Orphaning Its Companies

As Profile, Theatre Vertigo, and Fuse lose their home, we mourn the loss of the scrappy theater center.

02/08/2013 By Aaron Scott


Breaking: Calligram Foundation Gives PICA $600,000

The new foundation on the block commits a visionary three year award to fund new works and PICA’s core programming.

01/29/2013 By Aaron Scott


MythBusters Exhibition to Come to OMSI

An "Explosive Exhibition" based on the hit TV show will open on Feb. 8.

01/23/2013 By Aaron Scott


The NY Times Discovers PDX Has Karaoke!

The Grey Lady won’t stop believing in Portlandia’s free bird.

01/17/2013 By Aaron Scott


Oregon Humanities Executive Director Steps Down

Cara Ungar departs the organization after overseeing six years of transformation.

01/16/2013 By Aaron Scott


Local Arts Orgs Win Big from National Foundations

Santa was kind to PDX arts orgs, including YU's announcement today of a major grant from the Warhol Foundation.

01/08/2013 By Aaron Scott


Exclusive Interview: Mayor Sam Adams on the Arts

Before his bon voyage party on Friday, the mayor talks with PoMo about the state of Portland arts, the recent passage of the arts tax, and whether he has a future in acting.

12/06/2012 By Aaron Scott


Symphony Gets Two Grammy Nominations

The orchestra receives nods in the categories of Best Orchestral Performance and Best Engineered Album, Classical.

12/06/2012 By John Chandler


Artists Rep Picks New Artistic Director

Dámaso Rodriguez, an award-winning director from Los Angeles, will replace longtime AD Allen Nause next month.

12/06/2012 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg


Q&A: OBT's Christopher Stowell on Leaving the Ballet

Yesterday the artistic director announced he was resigning. Today he tells us why.

11/29/2012 By Aaron Scott


Christopher Stowell Resigns from the Ballet

After taking the helm of Oregon Ballet Theatre in 2003 and expanding its size and ambition, Stowell leaves to let OBT pursue a new "business model."

11/28/2012 By Aaron Scott


NEA Announces Oregon Award Winners

Thirteen Oregon organizations won a total of $342,500, with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival taking home $100,000 and poet B.T. Shaw $25,000.

11/28/2012 By Aaron Scott


November Arts News

Jon Kretzu leaves Artists Rep, the NW Filmmakers' Fest announces award winners, NEA grants announced, Afrofuturism and homoerotic Harry Potter fan fiction at Disjecta, and more.

11/27/2012 By Aaron Scott

Arts News

Victory Gallery Closes; Imago Theatre Moves in New Direction

The wonderful internationally focused gallery closes its doors, and the whimsical theatrical masters hang up their masks.

11/07/2012 By Aaron Scott

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PNCA Dedicates New Building Site with Lee Kelly's Memory 99

The Pacific Northwest College of Art chose a mammoth steel sculpture by the seminal NW artist (and alumnus) to anchor its new campus.

10/19/2012 By Aaron Scott


Dear Ida, Will You Paint My House?

Honor your humble home with its own custom-drawn portrait.

06/04/2012 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Artists Show and Sell

It’s time for Buckman-ia, the 22nd annual Buckman arts magnet school’s fundraiser and festival of artists young and old.

04/08/2012 By Kristin Belz