concert review

Portland Cello Project: Two-Night Album Release at Doug Fir

PCP plays an all-ages matinee today at 5, followed by their second evening show at 9 —Review by Camille Grigsby-Rocca

04/14/2012 By Aaron Scott

album review

Radiation City’s Cool Nightmare

Radiation City excels at elegant dialogues between genres, effortlessly weaving Roland 808 cowbells under classic Latin rhythms, layering shoe-gaze coos over spring-reverbed jangle

04/13/2012 By Kit Mauldin

tearing down the house

Review: Kidd Pivot’s Dark Matters

Dancers defy physics in a mesmerizing exploration of the unknown forces that manipulate us. Tonight is closing night.

03/17/2012 By Aaron Scott

Shakespeare through new eyes

Review: Shakespeare’s R&J

A gripping adaptation that makes Romeo and Juliet fresh again. Through March 18

03/10/2012 By Aaron Scott

painting the town...

Review: Red

Portland Center Stage’s bold but monochromatic production runs through March 18

03/08/2012 By Aaron Scott

striking the proper chord

Review: Shakespeare’s Amazing Cymbeline

Portland Center Stage’s masterful re-telling hits the plays emotional pressure points, even though the new piano-playing narrator occasionally strikes ...

02/27/2012 By Martin Patail

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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

Portland author Cheryl Strayed finds herself on the Pacific Crest Trail in a new memoir.

02/23/2012 By Brian Barker

green zone

Peter Halley’s Neon Installation Will Tickle Your Brain

At Disjecta through Feb. 25

02/08/2012 By Aaron Scott

kimo-know

Slideshow + Review: Madame Butterfly

Portland Opera premieres Puccini’s melodramatic, lovelorn gut-wrencher. summary by Anne Adams, review by Aaron Scott

02/04/2012 By Anne Adams

pushed and pulled

Meshi Chavez: …or be dragged

Fertile Ground Festival delivers tense, spooky Butoh with a layered live score.

01/26/2012 By Aaron Scott

Now Hear This

Music Review: Totalwerks Vol 1 by One Model Nation

Dandy Warhols front man branches out on record and in print.

01/26/2012 By Derek Pettie

food fight

Review: Famished

A "theatrical documentary" about what we crave and the troubles we get into stuffing our mouths feeds both the belly laughs and the indigestion. Th...

01/23/2012 By Aaron Scott

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

If Quentin Tarantino remade the classic Jacobean tragedy...

Review: (I Am Still) the Duchess of Malfi

At Artists Repertory Theatre through Feb. 12

01/14/2012 By Aaron Scott

play it cool

Review: West Side Story

01/05/2012 By Anne Adams

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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

sweets in stockings

OBT’s Holiday Revue: Assorted Delights

12/13/2011 By Anne Adams

elf actualized

Review: The Santaland Diaries

12/06/2011 By Anne Adams

sleuthful indiscretion

Review: Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol

Artists Rep replaces Scrooge with Sherlock. But are they forcing a fit?

11/22/2011 By Anne Adams