A snappy comedy of linguistic and cultural confusion, David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish is
ready-made for anyone who’s ever traveled abroad and puzzled at signs
reading “Fuck the Certain Price o
The Oscar-winning animator and lifelong Oregonian seeks $85,000 to bring his Frog Prince riff to the stage.
Ten years ago, Will Vinton was fired from his own animation company by Phil Knight. That studio would go on to become Laika. Vinton has spent a decade dabbling in graphic novels, other animated film projects and plastics. Now, the Academy Award-winning animator is planning a Broadway musical.
Last week, Vinton and songwriter David Pomeranz More
The Portland-born playwright of The End of Sex talks lab rabbits, nymphomania and sci-fi.
Chalk it up to a wandering mind: Several years ago, playwright Craig Jessen was at a lecture about sodomy laws in the U.S., and he got to thinking about lab animals. Rabbits, specifically. And rabbits that—contrary to what you’d expect—weren’t having sex. From there, it took him just a few days to develop the idea for his new play The ...More
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In 1907, Winston Churchill referred to Uganda as “the
Pearl of Africa.” More than a century later, the International House of
Prayer—a Missouri-based megachurch that calls itself, yes, IHOP�
Portland is losing a legend: The Portland
International Airport plans to tear out its carpet. That
much-beloved teal upholstery, with its distinctive violet, cobalt and
red cross marks, has
A supernatural rock opera from a flock of indie musicians.
At first peek, you might think Aika & Rose could be rebranded Blue Is the Warmest Color: The Rock Opera.
The new musical, a project from a legion of Portland musicians, bills
itself as a super
Movie Reviews & Stories
In August: Osage County, Meryl Streep is a
pill-popping Tyrannosaurus rex in a black bouffant wig. Julia Roberts is
a weather-parched velociraptor in mom jeans. And when these
The intersection of Northeast Killingsworth Street and
30th Avenue hardly needs another culinary contender: That corner is
already home to Cocotte, Beast, Expatriate, DOC and Yakuza. But now
Comedian Kyle Kinane humiliated himself trolling Pace Salsa. He now tries again.
It began as an innocent test. When
standup comic Kyle Kinane noticed that his tweets rebuking Pace Picante
Salsa’s misogynistic advertising had been favorited by the company’s
very own Twitt
American-made wheat beers tend to be dry,
hoppy and, far too often, bland. The New World cousins of traditional
German hefeweizens typically tone down the yeast’s tutti-frutti punch