How many artists does it take to screw in a light bulb?
In a fabulous merger of the sexual revolution and the women’s rights movement, female-friendly sex toy stores have opened and thrived in America’s most progressive cities.
f you, like thousands of other bachelor’s degree holders, applied to and were rejected by a good graduate degree program, it probably injured your pride.
For those of us West Coasters who were never given the opportunity to participate in—or even see—a good old-fashioned spelling bee, Portland Center Stage is providing the opportunity now.
Important facts about Patrick Swayze: His professional debut was as a Disney parade dancer, he was named “Sexiest Man Alive” by People magazine almost 20 years ago and in 1989 he starred in the hilariously awful movie Road House wherein he “lives like a loner, fights like a professional and loves like there’s no tomorrow.”
After the 2006 release of their sophomore album, Classics, Brooklyn electronic duo Ratatat pulled a Bob Dylan and The Band and ditched the city for a creative blowout in upstate New York.
Dance Naked Productions’ new show, Inviting Desire 2010: Pleasure. Permission. Possibility… is confusedly promoted. One would likely expect naked dancing, for example, and following descriptions of the show as a “theatrical aphrodisiac” one might expect very erotic and engaging naked dancing.
John Hughes fans, get ready: Local production company Blue Monkey Theater has adapted Hughes’ best-known Brat Pack flick, The Breakfast Club, to the bounds of a small room on Southeast Foster Road.
In Portland, a warm, clear Sunday afternoon is something to celebrate. When the clouds part, there is no shortage of roller-bladers, dog-walkers, bicyclists, tourists, leashed children and good old weekenders out to soak up the sun.
Ever seen a cartoon of Bugs Bunny or Woody Woodpecker posing as a barber, singing along to an orchestra? Ever heard someone belt out, “Figaro! Figaro! Fi-gar-o!” as if you’re supposed to get the joke?
Sometimes, life hands you a sweet surprise. Profile Theatre’s low-profile production of The Young Man From Atlanta is one of these.