Portland’s Progress is a pop-art take on Freud and Facebook.
Give in to temptation at your own peril: That’s the moral of Igor Stravinsky’s spiky, sexy opera The Rake’s Progress.
This archetypal morality play opens in an idyllic countryside, where a
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