News & Notes: Season announcements from CoHo and Portland Playhouse

Paul Allen owns "Orchard with Peach Trees in Blossom," by Vincent van Gogh (1888), which will be part of “Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection.”

Today we have season announcements from two Portland theater companies with strong neighborhood roots, Portland Playhouse in the King Neighborhood and CoHo in Northwest. Then we have a little analysis by the website Hyperallergic into how the ultra-rich are dealing …



‘Belleville': down & out in Paris

Lamb and Lingafelter: in love from tip to toe? Photo: Owen Carey

Belleville is something of a head-scratcher, and not because it’s structured like a mystery-thriller. Third Rail Rep’s new production of Amy Herzog’s tense drama, which premiered in 2011 at Yale Rep and opened off-Broadway a year later, has …



Ballet 422: dancing on the screen

Justin Peck in a scene from "Ballet 422." Photo courtesy Magnolia Pictures.

“We didn’t have money for anything,” Todd Bolender said in an interview about the making of his ballet Souvenirs.  Bolender was a founding member of New York City Ballet, in 1948; his Mother Goose, in which he …



Northwest Piano Trio and Delgani Quartet previews: Youth Movement

Delgani Quartet performs April 7 in Eugene.

It usually takes many years and many rehearsals for even the finest musicians to develop the solid chemistry it takes to make chamber music that, paradoxically, sounds fresh and spontaneous. The members of many of the most renowned classical ensembles …



Dance Weekend: All for the intimacy

SubRosa is having a party this weekend.

This is a week to celebrate the intimate side of Portland dance—small performance spaces and smaller groups of dancers, workshops, even a party and a benefit. That’s a week, in short, of what makes Portland dance imaginative and a continual …



Spring has Sprung Gallery Guide

Re-flection by Teresa Christiansen at Pushdot Studio.

April is Photolucida’s 5th Annual Portland Photo Month! There are many fine events and exhibitions to take part in over the next few weeks, so keep in mind the ones I mention here are only the tip of the …

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