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Balanchine’s Nutcracker Will Never Be The Nutcracker Of My Childhood

Come For the Amazing Choreography! Leave Because Dancing Candy Should Not Be This Racist!

“A Dash of Glitter” with Your 401(k)

Portand Podcaster Lillian Karabaic Makes Personal Finance Delightful

HRC Is Free

Why You Should Care About Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Second Act

“Can Anybody Help Out This Week?”

Six Days at the Pacific Northwest’s Regional Abortion Fund

Now Entering Psychic Utopia

Hand2Mouth Has Devised a Generous, Subtly Funny Play About Cults

Senior Editor Megan Burbank’s Wish List

Rotating Repertory Makes Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Work Sing

The Latest in Profile Theatre’s Season Dedicated to the Playwright is Its Most Ambitious Production Yet

When It Comes to Sexual Assault and Harassment, The Dam’s Breaking

Make Sure It Stays That Way. Listen to Women.

Chris Coleman is Leaving Portland Center Stage

BPM Is the Kind of Movie That Wouldn’t Get Made in America

It’ll Fuck You Up. Watch It Anyway.

Scared Straight

Another True Story of Dental-Related Horror

Nous, On Va Danser Breaks Through the Boys’ Club of Dance

Portland Choreographer Nancy Ellis Takes on Aging and Gender

Meet Portland’s Wine Shop For Standard-Issue Nerds, Not Cork Dorks

Pairings Portland Seeks To Demystify Wine Knowledge for People Who Aren’t Studying for a Sommelier Test

Eileen Myles’ New Book is All About Her Dog (Unfortunately)

On Afterglow (A Dog Memoir) and the Complacency of Literary Success

The Trump Administration Is Reversing Birth Control Protections

That Means Oregon’s New Health Equity Law Is More Important Than Ever

Ex Libris Will Put You To Sleep

I Love the New York Public Library. I Did Not Love Three Hours of It.

At Shaking the Tree, Anti-Fascist Theater Is Relevant Again

It’s Alive and Well in Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle

From Magic Realism to Spatial Imaginaries

October’s Art Shows and Performances to Have on Your Radar

I Loved Gerald’s Game, and I’m So Confused

How Did Stephen King’s Most Exploitative Story Become Such a Great Movie?

Comedy Has a Diversity Problem.

Take My Wife’s Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher Know How to Fix It.

Don’t Walk Out of An Octoroon

Or You’ll Miss the Unsettling Brilliance of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Spoiler for Brad’s Status: He's Sad

A Movie About Rich People That You Might Actually Like!

Your Hillary Hate Is a Distraction. Please Do Better

Rebel in the Rye Is the Film Version of a Conversation with an Aspiring Male Novelist

An Insufferable JD Salinger Biopic

Oh Right, TBA Starts Tomorrow

Come to the Fun Home!

Alison Bechdel Gets the Musical Treatment—and It Actually Works

Peak Theater Season Is Here

Do It Right with Becca Blackwell’s Gender Inquiry, BoomArts’ Anticapitalist Preacher, and Bertolt Brecht Himself

Crown Heights Dumbs Down Colin Warner’s Story

Listen to the This American Life Episode Instead

Ari Shapiro is Coming Home!

The NPR Host Brings His Solo Show to Portland

The Mercury’s Fall Arts & Culture Guide

The Only Guide You’ll Need to This Season’s Finest Books, Visual Art, and NPR Hosts Singing Songs

Local Essentials for TBA

Because Art Isn’t Really a Once-a-Year Kind of Thing

Cutest Pet Photo Contest Final Vote: Sora vs. Johnny

The Future Is Still Female in Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud

Bend the Knee to Anne Helen Petersen’s Unruly Women
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