Apparently it’s easier to stage Driving Miss Daisy in Bangladesh than an off-Broadway political thriller in Portland. At least when the U.S. State Department gets involved.
Local director Allen
Pacific Northwest College of Art made themselves a new main campus out of the 100-year-old post office wedged between Union Station and While-U-Wait Passport Photos. The historic North Park Blocks building is now the artsiest place in the city and they want you to see why. $34 million dusted off the federal office cubicles and a hundred years of bad remodels that covered the two-story ce...
Going home for the holidays: Portland Center Stage’s Other Desert Cities packs plenty of baggage.
If you miss the turnoff for Palm Springs, big green signs
on Interstate 10 announce the approach of “other desert cities.”
Director Timothy Bond and Portland Center Stage have a more precise
Big names include Jonathan Katz, Jessica Williams and Dana Gould.
Bridgetown Comedy Festival has announced its 2015 lineup. The big names include Jonathan Katz, the namesake of the early Comedy Central cult favorite Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist, and Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams,
A review of Portland Shakespeare Project's production of Shakespeare's stormy play.
The Tempest, generally believed to be Shakespeare’s final play, is both a bumbling island adventure and a philosophical meditation on humanity. This Portland Shakespeare Project production will disappoint purists or those craving weighty intellectualism, but it will satisfy just about everyone else, thanks to Michael Mendelson’s lighthe...
In Portland, yoga began with talks. As early as 1912,
when this was a city of 200,000 people, enlightened Portlanders gathered
in a grand old building across from today’s Paranoid Park. Clad in