Not many 19th-century Italian operas feature a chorus of
men pointing rifles at the audience in the first five minutes. But
Donizetti’s enduring masterpiece Lucia di Lammermoor pulls
The Nutcracker makes Busby Berkeley seem
like an austere minimalist. Compared to that ballet’s sumptuous,
self-satisfied bliss, synchronized swimming might as well be a hockey
fight. Oregon Ba
Is oil really made of dinosaur bones?
You’ve heard the expression, but have you stopped to consider whether
the liquid in your gas tank actually came from a long-dead Apatosaurus?
In their n
How ballet and punk rock keep a Wisconsin farm boy from flying off the rails.
Growing up, Michael Linsmeier milked cows in rural
Wisconsin. His family lived in a town of 1,600 people along the shores
of Lake Michigan and grew half the food they ate. Linsmeier spent most
Playing The Price is Right at the Price is Right drive-thru smoke shop.
Portland, come on dooooowwwwwn! The Price is Right Live, a stage production based on the 40-year-old TV game show, comes to Portland this week. In its honor, we played The Price is Right
at the lege