Perhaps the third time is truly the charm. That’s, at
least, what this year’s Time-Based Art Festival suggests. This is
festival director Angela Mattox’s third go-around with the genre-bus
What’s your pleasure: kabuki-style Shakespeare?
Experimental chamber music at a bar? A dance performance at a
graffiti-smeared, gutted-out building? A swanky gallery opening in the
Pearl? A po
A theatrical worldbuilder with equal tastes for the sinister and the fanciful.
In science fiction, people often speak of “worldbuilding,”
about writers and filmmakers who can construct an entire universe—its
appearance, its laws, its technology, its history, its custom
Badass Theatre Company burst onto the scene with 2013’s Invasion!,
a wondrous shapeshifter of a play that was devoured by a quartet of
actors. For its second full production, it pres
A standup stalwart on losing competitions, performing for prisoners and why he won’t leave Portland.
Two years ago, comedian Gabe Dinger
placed third in Portland’s Funniest Person contest at Helium Comedy
Club. Last year, he was second. This year, everyone told him it was his
Movie Reviews & Stories
As a real-life Lolita story, The Last of Robin Hood should
be oozing with intrigue. Instead, this film about the final two years
of Errol Flynn—who played the titular swashbuckler in 1938—and
Portlander Vu Pham puts his bizarre family experiences on film.
Movie Reviews & Stories
When Vu Pham was a senior at Grant High School, he got a
call from the office: His father was there to see him. Pham had not seen
this man in more than a decade. The last time the two had locked
The 88-year-old movie house hopes to raise $70,000.
Fresh off an expansion that added two new screens, Cinema 21 has begun raising funds to install new seats in its main auditorium. The 88-year-old theater on Northwest 21st Avenue launched a Kickstarter campaign today, with the goal of ra...
Springfield, Ore., finally has a public tribute to its most famous inhabitants. That would be Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie.Today, the town took a break from FXX’s ongoingSimpsonsmarathon—which continues throu...
Land Rover is helping to fund a parallel Pedalpalooza in Sin City.
Pedalpalooza is Portland’s annual celebration of all things bikey, with rides for devotees of just about everything—Morrissey, Dave Matthews, tweed, plaid, baby animals, Star Trek, Star Wars, yoga, zumba, ice cream, freemason architecture, nudity, drunkenness, drunken nudity.
This year, apparently Las Vegas wants in on the fun. On Sept. 11, Sin City is hosting an event called....