Already Internet famous, a Portland duo makes moves offline.
[SIMWAVE] “I bump fades when I fuck. So what?” says the
muscular, shirtless man, digitally rendered as part of the virtual-world
game Second Life, as he cocks his head to the side and spreads
An electronic music festival mainstay escapes the stigma of jam.
[DOWNTEMPO] Doug Appling, known in electronic music
circles as Emancipator, has just been on what he calls a “little
adventure.” He’s currently in Costa Rica, where he performed at the
“Are you here to see ‘the ellipsis?’” the woman working the box office asked. She didn’t hesitate, but you could hear the quotation marks. Like any intentionally unpronounceable play, Fuse Theatre Ensemble’s (…), receiving its world premiere as part of the Fertile Ground Festival, is sure to raise flags. For the ma...
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Amid the blinding alpine light, 12-year-old Simon (Kacey
Mottet Klein) scans the merchandise from behind ski goggles and a mask,
his disguise in the Swiss film Sister. His name on the slopes is
The theater is quiet. Yellow light from stage left beams over a cluttered set, the floor covered in dozens of overlapping oriental rugs. Myshkin (Mikhail Kalinichev) and Rogozhin (Andrey Kurilov) stalk in drunkenly, Myshkin as bumbling as Rogozhin is jumpy. “Where is... Nastasya Filippovna?” Myshkin asks about the object of his and Rogozhin’s affections. “She’s... here,” Rogozhin repli...
A former Sun City Girl gets in touch with his inner demons.
[GENRELESS GUITARIST] Any list of the
best guitarists of the last three decades will probably not include Sir
Richard Bishop. Long-haired teens do not headbang in front of a poster
Touring the city with native proto-foodie James Beard.
James Beard would probably be very proud of what Portland has become.
the foodie icon was born here in 1903, Portland was barely out of its
pioneer days. But Beard’s young adult life was
She’s a gorgeous parasite, a kept woman
and a deranged femme fatale, but Nastasya Filippovna Barashkov, from
Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s The Idiot, is not easy to pigeonhole.
Director Viacheslav Do