The sixth annual German Film Fest screens banned films and metal bands.
Movie Reviews & Stories
Germany’s movies look about as cheery as its political arena nowadays.
Its film exports in the past year included a disfigured concentration camp survivor in Pheonix, a deadly zomb
In 1990, Will Vinton wanted to attract more creative types to Portland—so he launched a conference, creatively titled the Creative Conference, which drew thousands of local and out-of-town entrepreneurs for an annual weekend of lectures through the 90s. It was partially selfish, admits the Acad...More
Ten Tiny Dances is anything but tiny.The show gives ten choreographers one 4-by-4-foot stage and the results are usually mind-blowing. Or at least mind-fucking. In its 37th iteration, the best part of the show at PICA's Time-Based Art Festival this year was a thin ribbon of blue paint dripping from a susp...More
In All Well, audiences will go sightless inside an arctic shipwreck.
Lie back in your hammock and listen.
That’s the invitation of Portland’s oddest fall theater offering, October’s Wild Card collaboration between Third Rail Repertory Theatre and Portland Exper
Paige Powell’s The Ride shares unseen moments with Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol.
When Paige Powell left Portland in 1980 for New York City with the dream of working at Interview magazine, she didn’t even know that Andy Warhol was behind the publication. When she got there, she g
Portland Film Festival strives to make PDX the new Sundance.
Movie Reviews & Stories
Portland needed a Sundance—an arthouse festival for cinephiles—according to Portland Film Festival creator Josh Leake. Because never mind the Portland International Film Festival, the Oregon Film
After five years heading Post5 Theatre company, co-founder and lead actor Ty Boice announced Aug. 23 that he is moving to Seattle to pursue a career in theater there. By October, he and Cassandra Boice—who is also a regular star and director at Post5—and their new son will move, leaving the theater to new management. Who will take over is still up in the air. "Post5 w...
Anna Thomas-Henry started in Brooklyn’s underground circus.
American circus arts are enjoying a second, or third, coming. While the circus continued to be seen as art in places like France and China, it largely went underground in the United States after the R
When an “epic windstorm” took down the fence at Larry Yes’ North Portland home in 2014, the local jack-of-all-trades decided not to rebuild. Instead, he painted the fence posts with bright color