Events

Cirque Du Soleil—TOTEM: Still good, however you pronounce it…

Cirque Du Soleil—TOTEM: Still good, however you pronounce it… 0

Cirque Du Soleil has been to Portland so often that it is now safe to say that tens–if not possibly hundreds–of thousands of people have seen it here over the years. It is such a PDX/VAN regular that there’s been semi-permanent civic construction sponsored, in part, by the City of Portland to support its repeated […]

Full Festival Schedule Announced for JAW: A Playwrights Festival 2013

Full Festival Schedule Announced for JAW: A Playwrights Festival 2013 0

Portland Center Stage has selected four exciting new plays drawn from a national search for the 2013 JAW: A Playwrights Festival. “The selections this year are a unique reflection of the times we live in,” says Festival Director Rose Riordan, “It’s exciting to see so many smart Portlanders lining up to see a play reading in July. It might be the air conditioning, but I don’t think so.”

Review: Miss Kennedy’s Theatre of Burlesque

Review: Miss Kennedy’s Theatre of Burlesque 0

What modern burlesque is far surpasses the snide stereotypes of a few and brings into the light (and with a whole lotta glitter!) an oft-marginalized segment of society and culture, and that that is the real, self-empowered woman performer.

Broadway Across America Announces the 2013/14 Season

Broadway Across America Announces the 2013/14 Season 0

U.S. Bank Broadway Across America Portland has proudly brought Award-winning Broadway musicals to Portland for 18 years. Broadway lovers no longer have to travel to New York City to enjoy the biggest, the best and the most exciting shows.

Preview: RAIN – A Beetles Tribute

Preview: RAIN – A Beetles Tribute 0

Direct from their phenomenally successful Broadway engagement, the internationally-acclaimed Beatles concert, Experience the Beatles with RAIN, returns to Keller Auditorium for 3 shows only, April 5-6, 2013.

Review: Swingtime Variety Show

Review: Swingtime Variety Show 0

There comes a time in every girl’s life where she dreams of getting all dolled up to go dancing. Yes, I said swing dancing. With a partner. And not the country kind either. With big band sound, a feather in your hair, high heels from the 20′s, a dress to die for and a partner that looks really great in a top hat or bowler hat.

Preview: “Art” at Local Pearl District Art Galleries

Preview: “Art” at Local Pearl District Art Galleries 0

Yasmina Reza’s dazzling comedy received the Moliere Award for best play, best production and best author. ART also won the evening standard award for Best Comedy and received it’s British premiere at Wyndham’s Theatre, London, in October 1996.

ART not only brings to the stage a topical debate, it makes it invigorating, touching and finally disturbing.

Portland Opera Kicks Off the 2012/13 Season with the 2nd Annual BIG NIGHT Street Fair

Portland Opera Kicks Off the 2012/13 Season with the 2nd Annual BIG NIGHT Street Fair 0

Portland Opera’s 48th Season begins once again on a spectacular note with a jam-packed evening the audience won’t soon forget. Last season, BIG NIGHT, the Company’s first ever concert of opera’s greatest hits and the free simulcast outdoors exceeded all expectations. A hit with both the audience inside Keller Auditorium and the hundreds sitting out watching the concert simulcast on huge screen hung on the front of the building; it was a big night in many ways. The season’s concert will again feature all that is big and beloved in opera—the hits, the voices, the choruses, the orchestra.