THEATER

Review: Milagro’s ‘Corrido Calavera’

Rather than scare you, Milagro's humorous Day of the Dead play might make you a little less afraid. Thru Nov 9

10/22/2013 Photography by Ally Bordas

CONCERTS

Review: "Portland's Indies" with the Oregon Symphony

Black Prairie, Holcombe Waller, and Mirah joined the symphony for a sonic celebration of the city's independent music scene.

10/21/2013 By Nathan Tucker

DANCE

Review: OBT’s ‘Dream’

Oregon Ballet’s debut of Nacho Duato’s 'Por Vos Muero' steals the show in a dance of magic and mystery. Thru Oct 19

10/15/2013 By Haley Martin

CONCERTS

Review: Ben Darwish's "The Lonely Night"

The versatile composer brings his new multimedia project to the IFCC, but the music is good enough to stand on its own. Thru Oct 13

10/12/2013 By Nathan Tucker

THEATER

Review: Portland Playhouse's 'Detroit'

Portland Playhouse's production of Lisa D'Amour's recessionary tale is a well-acted and impressively designed show. Thru Nov 3

10/08/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

THEATER

Review + Q&A: ‘Mistakes Were Made’ & Craig Wright

The blistering playwright, who’s also penned episodes for ‘Lost’ and ‘Six Feet Under,’ talks with us about the deliciously absurd anti-hero in his play at ART. Thru Oct 27

10/07/2013 By Aaron Scott

Theater

Review: Third Rail’s 'Sweet and Sad'

The second in the Apple family series dishes up higher stakes, stronger acting, and a more poignant story. Thru Oct 20

10/02/2013 By Aaron Scott

Comedy

Review: Bob Odenkirk and David Cross

Despite the revelation that there’ll be no ‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff, the night careened through hilarious ‘Mr. Show’–style sketches.

09/30/2013 Photography by Robert Ham

THEATER

Review: Wonderhead’s ‘Grim and Fischer’

An award-winning local theater company you’ve never heard of creates a tale both charming and somewhat predictable. Thru Oct 5

09/27/2013 By Aaron Scott

Time-Based Art Festival 2012

TBA:13 in Reviews

We pick the best (and, ahem, worst) of the festival, plus a recap of all the shows you missed.

09/26/2013 Photography by Aaron Scott

THEATER

Review: PCS's "Fiddler on the Roof"

Portland Center Stage does justice to the multi-Tony-winning musical with its tasteful new production.

09/23/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Mid-Fest Field Notes

TBA is like a mack truck of art barreling through the city with no breaks. We recap what's happened and look forward to the best still to come. Thru Sept. 22

09/19/2013 By Aaron Scott

THEATER

Review: Artists Rep's "The Big Meal"

Dámaso Rodriguez's first show as ART's artistic director, a saga of five generations in one archetypal American family, bites off more than it can chew.

09/19/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Getting To Know You(Tube) at the Works

Day 5: A team of “experts” led us deep into the culture of YouTube—a journey both hilarious and profound (but mostly hilarious).

09/17/2013 By Ally Bordas

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Nick Hallett at the Works

Day 4: The New York composer brought a scientific text to saturated sonic life in 'Rainbow Passage.'

09/16/2013 By Caitlin Feldman

REVIEW

Book Review: Douglas Lain's 'Billy Moon'

An enchanting magical-realist tale winding through Paris in the radical '60s and Winnie-the-Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood.

09/03/2013 By Katie Gourley

REVIEW

Album Review: Blouse's 'Imperium'

The Portland group's second record reveals rock-and-roll refinement.

08/16/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

BOOKS

Review: Peter Orner's Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge

The acclaimed writer's new story collection is a brisk but considered celebration of obstinacy. Orner reads at Powell's August 19.

08/15/2013 By Marco España

THEATER

Review: Trek in the Park's "The Trouble with Tribbles"

Atomic Arts completes its five-year "mission" with a live recreation of one of Star Trek's best/worst episodes.

08/05/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

REVIEW

Review: Laura Veirs 'Warp and Weft'

The Portland singer's ninth album crackles with vitality and delicate detail.

08/01/2013 By John Chandler