revisiting monstrous beauties

Chuck Palahniuk Remixes His Monsters

To celebrate the twisted re-release of Invisible Monsters, Palahniuk will read at the Bing Lounge on June 21 (with vodka!)

06/19/2012

hot diggity dog

Dandy Warhols: Review & Slide Show

At the tail end of their US tour and the launch of new album This Machine, the psych-pop supergroup still sounds daisy-fresh and admits that there’s no...

06/18/2012 Edited by Anne Adams

gather your darlings

Review: Robin Jackson’s Solo Debut ‘Dust Diaries’

Record release concert this Friday, June 8 at Secret Society Ballroom with members of the Portland Cello Project, MarchFourth Marching Band, and Vagabond Opera. Y La Bamba frontlady Luz Elena Mendoza opens

06/06/2012 By Kit Mauldin

far reach of the blues

Review: ‘It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues’

And the blues ain’t never been so good. Thru June 24

05/29/2012 By Aaron Scott

Dancing Queen

Review: Gossip’s "A Joyful Noise"

Album out today and record release concert streaming live at 6:45pm!

05/22/2012 By Julie Reposa

aristocratic woman on the verge

Review: Portland Center Stage’s Anna Karenina

Portland Center Stage’s brisk, lush production captures the spirit of the book but, thankfully, not the length. Playing through May 6

04/19/2012 By Aaron Scott

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

Now Read This

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