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MusicWatch Weekly: It’s beginning to look a lot like…

Jazz, musicals and modernists confound the Oregon music calendar this week NOVEMBER 30, 2016 // FEATURED, MUSIC // BRETT CAMPBELL … spring? It’s not exactly Christmas in June, more like March in December, as one of Portland’s most valuable music musical explorations, March Music Moderne, moves to December to coincide with the Oregon Symphony’s celebration …

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Darius Pierce

Darius Pierce; One of the 50 United Faces of Artslandia, Darius Pierce is a multifaceted member of our artistic community. Listen to him here, and see what he’s up to at Portland Center Stage, Third Rail Repertory Theatre, and The Anonymous Theatre Company. Do you have an Adventure in Artslandia for Susannah you’d like …

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Did You Know of Reindeer and Retail?

Crumpet’s holiday journey isn’t the only artistic offering whose history is intricately tied to the world of the department store. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a prominent figure in American Christmas lore, and it’s difficult to go an entire holiday season without hearing his eponymous song. But the character actually …

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The Immortal Irving Berlin

by Benjamin Fainstein Literary Manager | Portland Center Stage at The Armory Composer Jerome Kern once famously remarked that “Irving Berlin has no place in American music — he is American music.” Such an enviable distinction could only be bestowed upon a musician with far-reaching success and a diverse body of work, …

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Traveling the Trail: Notes from the Dramaturg of The Oregon Trail

  In The Oregon Trail, playwright Bekah Brunstetter explores the topics of hardship, sadness and familial bonds from the perspective of both then and now. ‘Then Jane’ is a young woman on the actual Oregon Trail, circa 1848, while ‘Now Jane’ is a 25-year-old Oregonian, circa 2009, who played “The …

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