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Topp Twins

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Mission Theater (map) Northwest
Tue., June 8, 7:30 p.m. 2010 21+

Mission Theater
$12

Folk-slash-comedy duos can be a deadly combination, but two New Zealand pairs have proven the combo can actually work. Bret and Jemaine aside, that leaves the Topp Twins, two folksinging comedian lesbian sisters who over the decades have become something of a Kiwi national treasure. A documentary on the pair, The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls, was a surprise hit at PIFF earlier this year, and now Jools and Lynda Topp come to Portland for their first-ever live appearance. They'll wear a bunch of tacky costumes, talk in silly voices, yodel songs that are both heartfelt and comical, and probably talk about Jools' battle with breast cancer (she won). If this all sounds completely baffling to you, that's understandable, but keep in mind these gay icons' first Portland show is something of a historic occasion. NED LANNAMANN

Mission Theater

1624 NW Glisan, Portland, OR 97209
223-4527
http://www.mcmenamins.com/index.php?loc=72&id=169

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