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Brew Views: Body Double

Double duty.


Brew Views
While some filmmakers pay subtle homage to their forebears, Brian De Palma makes no attempt to hide his Hitchcock obsession. All month long, in a series called Deja Vertigo, the Hollywood Theatre    More
 
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

Brew Views: Charade

Parlor games.


Brew Views
Forget Psycho. That flick may have cinema’s most harrowing shower scene, but Charade has its most delightful, in the form of a fully clothed Cary Grant lathering himself up as a highly amused Au   More
 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

A Superhero’s Shakespeare

Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing is a smart and chummy soiree.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Much Ado About Nothing is all about trickery. The comedy—one of Shakespeare’s best—centers on two strong-minded singles, Beatrice and Benedick, each determined never to love and never to mar   More
 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

Summer Guide 2013: One Toe Over the Line

A WW staffer breaks the law and loses her balance.


Featured Stories
The park rangers must have been lying in wait. Out of the corner of my eye, I see them approaching. The man is tall with a shaved head and small spectacles. With him is a dark-haired woman.     More
 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

Brew Views: The Sapphires

Soul sisters.


Brew Views
According to crusty Irish boozer Dave—played with impeccable comic charm by Chris O’Dowd, Kristen Wiig’s cop boyfriend in Bridesmaids—country-western and soul music are both rooted in loss.    More
 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

Risk/Reward Festival

A salad bar of boundary-pushing performance.


Theater
Think of the Risk/Reward Festival as speed dating for contemporary performance. In one night, you’re introduced to six performers. Each has a different way of moving, of grooving, of talking,    More
 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

The Oregon Public House: Pour of Spirit


Bar Reviews
The Oregon Public House (700 NE Dekum St., 828-0884, oregonpublichouse.com) certainly has a catchy slogan: “Have a pint, save the world.” The Woodlawn neighborhood watering hole, whose opening   More
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

Drank: Apple Beer (Buckman Botanical Brewery)


Drank
The boundaries between beer and cider are blurring. Cidermakers now add hops to their libations; brewers pour apple juice into their beer (or, in the case of Redd’s Apple Ale, made by MillerCoors, �   More
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

Somewhere In Time (Portland Center Stage)

Let’s do the time warp again.


Theater
Between writer’s block and a brain tumor, Richard Collier’s head is in bad shape. He has fled to a hotel in Michigan, where he stumbles on a portrait of a breathtaking starlet from some 60 y   More
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

The Kings of Summer

I want to be forever young.


Movie Reviews & Stories
As cops break up a high-school kegger, and a burly teenager frantically pumps a few extra shots of beer into his maw, two 14-year-old boys stumble into a forest. Intending only to evade police,    More
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON
 

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