When Portland author Ursula K. Le Guin wrote The Left Hand of Darkness
in 1969, she imagined it as a thought experiment. What would a world be
like, she asked, where humans spent most of their liv
Bruce Norris’ Clybourne Park—the
first work to win the triple crown of the Pulitzer, Tony and Britain’s
Olivier—is one of the most produced plays among regional companies. I
Two theater productions throw race relations into stark relief.
From Othello to A Raisin in the Sun, the immediacy of theater has cast a light on race relations. It’s arresting to witness such dynamics live. Last weekend, two plays opened that, on the surf
Portland’s proto-foodie dishes up less than a satisfying meal.
Opera music booms and steam spills out from beneath the giant onstage refrigerator as I Love to Eat begins.
As the song builds and steam obscures the floor, James Beard (Rob
Nagle) strides out of
On any given day, the Los Angeles County
jail system holds over 18,000 men and women in custody—160,000, all
told, in 2010. Seven or more men share cells built for four in buildings
so foul that,