The most successful local theater production of the year was Sweeney Todd, which sold 19,859 tickets at Portland Center Stage. Patton Oswalt wasHelium Comedy Club’sbiggest draw, selling outall three
A Very Joan Crawford Christmas
[THEATER] If you want to avoid all the overwrought Christmas offerings this holiday season but still want to see some theater, you should see A Very Joan Crawford Christmas. The show actually has very little to do with Christmas; the holiday only serves as an excuse for Joan Crawford to break the fourth wall and invit...
The Grain & Gristle crew has a massive project in the works in the
Concordia neighborhood. The group has applied for a liquor license at
what is currently a 5,800-square-foot offic
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Arms and the Man
[THEATER] Northwest Classical Theatre Company stages George Bernard Shaw’s frenzied farce about a young woman who tries to climb society’s metaphorical ladders and a man who climbs into her actual window. Shoe Box Theater, 2110 SE 10th Ave., 971-244-3740. 7:30 pm. $18-$20. The Hobbit: An Unexpect...More
15 things to do in and around Portland, December 7-9
FeaturesFriday, Dec. 7 Found Footage Festival [MOVIES] This is way better than YouTube: Talented dudes Joe Pickett (of The Onion) and Nick Prueher (Late Show with David Letterman) salvage videos from thrift stores across the country and patch together the most absurd and hilarious clips. Laurelhurst Theater, 27...More