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Over the course of their 2013 season, Profile Theatre will be presenting a number of works authored by American playwright and actor, Sam Shepard, pictured here on the set of Stealth.
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Profile Theatre kicks off a new year with “Eyes for Consuela”

After a year of change and upheaval, Profile Theatre is poised to kick off its 2014 season with their In Dialogue Series, a series of lectures, pre-show talks, post-show discussions,…
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Ross employee at the Lloyd Center Mall handling the holiday rush. Photo by: Brittney Muir

A Retail Employees Holiday Survival Guide

With the holidays quickly approaching, many students find themselves working in a variety of retail jobs in order to earn extra money. Extended store hours and increased business means that…
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"Our Town" rehearsal 
Photo By: Brittney Muir

This is Our Town

Beginning Nov. 14, the Portland State School of Theatre + Film will be presenting Our Town, a live adaptation of Thorton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 1938 play of the same name….
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"Domestic Violence in Popular Culture" panelists (Left to right: Andi Zeisler, Vanessa Timmons, Christina Bondurant and Erin Fairchild) discuss the meaning of the domestic violence portrayed in Disney movie, Beauty and the Beast

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Local Panel Examines Domestic Violence in Popular Culture

One in four women experience domestic violence at some point in their lives. All too often, the outcomes are deadly. Although public awareness of domestic violence has increased in recent…
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Rehearsal of Body Opera Files at Body Vox, showing Oct. 10-26, tickets $25-$59

An evening of dance and popera

Hannah Penn, well-known opera singer and voice instructor at Porland State’s school of music will be lending her voice to The Body Opera Files, a stage production presented by the…
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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago performance
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Arts on a budget

It’s Friday night and you want to do something. You already know that you’re going to head to that party later, or maybe meet your friends at the bar, but…
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Shakespeare in the dark

Portland Actors Ensemble will begin the second leg of this summer’s Twilight Tragedie production by bringing The Merchant of Venice to Portland’s Washington Park.


When the soldier comes home

Lanie has recently returned home from her tour of duty in Afghanistan to find that the world she left behind during her deployment is not the same world that she has returned to. Much like the legendary soldier Odysseus, Lanie learns that home will never be the same again for a soldier returning from war.


Taking artistic risks

Imago Theatre is closing out its 2012–2013 season this weekend with Beaux Arts Club, a new play written by Imago co-founder Carol Triffle. Curtain up: It is the evening of the annual Beaux Arts Club meeting, a club in which everyday American women meet to discuss fine art and literature in hopes of elevating their own creative endeavors.


Firsts and farewells

Fittingly for the Season of Firsts, this will be the first time that either of these pieces have been performed by the symphony. In addition, Edwards will make his first appearance as conductor emeritus and principal guest conductor.


La Rondine offers class, culture

Paris in the late 1940s: The beautiful and the brilliant gather for a party at the home of a fashionably elegant albeit “kept” woman. As the story unfolds, the audience is swept away to the cafes, salons and other locales of the postwar Parisian smart set.