Willamette Week - http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-1558-1-.html Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0700 en hourly 1 <i>Private Lives</i> (Bag & Baggage Productions) - Throwing pillows, maybe chopping off heads. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-22540-private_lives_%28bag_baggage_productions%29_throwing_pillows_maybe_chopping_off_heads.html For those who missed out on spring vacation, Private Lives is a delightful escape. The comedy of manners, written in 1930 by the legendary Noël Coward, is an absurd tale told through the peephole]]> <i>Let a Hundred Flowers Bloom</i> - Boom and blossom. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-22032-let_a_hundred_flowers_bloom_boom_and_blossom.html From the beginning, Let a Hundred Flowers Bloom is a romance, a politically driven tale and a riveting comedy. Take the play’s prologue: The narrator, a vivacious author of gay Marxist porn na]]> <i>Next Fall</i> - Better believe it. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-22163-next_fall_better_believe_it.html As Next Fall begins, the cast stands on the edge of the dimly lit stage. Suddenly, the discordant sounds of a car crash ring out, and James Sharinghousen reels backward, arms flailing. We learn ]]> <i>Macbeth</i> - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-22611-macbeth_.html Shakespeare’s darkest trip of butchery and regret gets haphazard treatment in this Northwest Classical Theatre Company production, which successfully plays up the spookiness of Macbeth but fal]]> The Fame - Madeline Martinez is bringing back Portland's famous World Famous Cannabis Cafe. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-25001-the_fame_madeline_martinez_is_bringing_back_portlands_famous_world_famous_cannabis_cafe.html The name was supposed to be a joke. When Madeline Martinez opened Portland’s World Famous Cannabis Cafe in 2009, it was the first cafe in the United States where state-authorized medical marijuana]]> Mary Romano's Last Dance - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-25000-mary_romanos_last_dance_.html My name is Lauren Terry, and I’m one of the thousands of recent liberal arts college grads shocked to find themselves employed in the cannabis industry. I never would have guessed that two years a]]>