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Imago Theatre announces plans to move

THIS JUST IN FROM IMAGO THEATRE: Since 1982, Imago has been in residence at 17 SE 8th Avenue in Southeast Portland. In 1992, Carol Triffle and Jerry Mouawad, Artistic Directors, purchased the facility, making the 1924 historic Masonic Lodge Imago’s home base. Since that time, Triffle and Mouawad have constructed …

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Jealousy’s cold dark heart, melting

On the outdoor stage of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, this season’s “Winter’s Tale” bends toward forgiveness, not justice JULY 6, 2016 // THEATER // OREGON ARTSWATCH By SUZI STEFFEN ASHLAND – A man tells his pregnant wife to hang out with his best friend and make the friend feel welcome enough that …

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INTERVIEW: D.A. Pennebaker & Chris Hegedus Do Look Back

The documentary masters ignore the title of Pennebaker’s landmark Bob Dylan film to reminisce about their 40-year partnership and discuss their latest film. JULY 5, 2016 // FILM // MARC MOHAN On Wednesday, July 6, the Hollywood Theatre will screen a double feature of two of the most impactful pop-music documentaries ever made, 1967’s “Dont Look …

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Living history: ‘Roe’ in Ashland

Watching Lisa Loomer’s play about politics and abortion in an era of shifting restrictions and loyalties JUNE 29, 2016 // THEATER // OREGON ARTSWATCH By SUZI STEFFEN If you don’t go see Lisa Loomer’s new play Roe at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, I predict that you’ll be seeing it soon elsewhere, perhaps many elsewheres. That’s because …

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Winners of the 38th Drammy Awards

Well, last night’s Drammy Awards were a hoot and a half! Between hosting hijinks from The Third Floor, highlights included: The second annual Artslandia Award, of course! $5,000 in advertising value for Imago Theatre, announced by sparkling Adventures in Artslandia host “Susannah ‘Boom-Boom’ Mars.” The ensemble cast of Cygnet’s The Set-Up …

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