Performance

Makin' Whoopee!: Sex-Positive Entertainment for Post-Election Portland

Crush Bar welcomes burlesque dancers, pornographic films, and performance art in a new variety show from storyteller and sex educator Amory Jane.

11/30/2016 By Ko Ricker

FILM

Get Your Glitter On with These Portland Burlesque Dancers

Portland’s bad-ass burlesque community is headed for the big screen in Glitter Tribe, a new documentary from Jon Manning. Take a look at this trailer to see how.

08/17/2016 By Regina Winkle-Bryan

HAPPENINGS

How We Fell for Dita Von Teese

We talked with the enchanting burlesque queen about self-invention, her upcoming Portland shows, and that giant martini glass. Plus, take it from Dita: beauty comes in all sizes.

04/14/2016 By Eden Dawn

POETRY

Why Are These Portland Poets Proud to Call Themselves Whores?

Brothel-style readings open up poetry to a new audience —complete with booze, burlesque, and "private shows."

10/14/2015 By Katie Vaughan