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Oregon Shakespeare Festival's New Lyndon Johnson Play

OPB |July 25, 2014 12:25 p.m.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival's The Great Society tells the story of the metastasizing war in Vietnam that largely derailed Lyndon Johnson’s ambitious domestic agenda.

The Oregon Children's Theater Explores Bullying

OPB |July 22, 2014 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: For the last two years, the Oregon Children's Theater has encourages young people to write plays about bullies and bullying.

Ballerina Alison Roper Prepares For Her Last Dance

OPB |April 17, 2014 12:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: The Oregon Ballet Theater will honor the end of Alison Roper's dancing career by showcasing her talents in a final performance.

Artists Using 3D Printers

OPB |Sept. 23, 2013 12:40 p.m.

How does 3D printing technology change the way an artist works?

Putting The Left Hand Of Darkness On Stage

May 01, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Portland author Ursula K. Le Guin's groundbreaking 1969 science fiction novel is being staged by Hand2mouth Theatre and Portland Playhouse. 

Bringing The Issue Of Homelessness To The Stage

Jan. 30, 2013 12:40 p.m.

Feral is a play highlighting the lives of hundreds of Portlanders who are experiencing homelessness.

Red Door Project Prompts Dialogue About Race

Dec. 06, 2012 12:25 p.m.

The August Wilson Red Door Project is using August Wilson's plays to prompt dialogue about race in Portland.

Culture Club

Sept. 27, 2012 12:45 p.m.

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.

TBA: Andrew Dickson

Sept. 10, 2012 12:30 p.m.

Artist, advertiser, and occasional auctioneer, Andrew Dickson, performs live life coaching at this year's TBA Festival.

Writing Myself

June 14, 2012 9:35 a.m.

Portland filmmaker Brian Lindstrom's new documentary offers a window into a playwriting class at an alternative high school.

A Carlin Home Companion

May 11, 2012 9:06 a.m.

The daughter of the late comedy icon George Carlin is swinging through Portland. We'll talk to her about her one woman show about her relationship with her dad.  

TAL's Mike Daisey Retraction

March 20, 2012 9:40 a.m.

What does This American Life's retraction of its Mike Daisey hour tell us about journalism, theater, and our expectations of truth?

Weekend Look-Ahead

Jan. 19, 2012 9:45 a.m.

It's time for the Weekend Look-Ahead. What are you planning on doing this weekend?

The Portland Ballet

Nov. 22, 2011 9:45 a.m.

This weekend the Portland Ballet performs a world premiere of A Midsummer Night's Dream. We'll find out about the school, the show, and what these young people hope to get from a youth dedicated to ballet.

The Class of Shakespeare

Oct. 28, 2011 9:35 a.m.

The new movie "Anonymous" is about to bring a long-standing debate about the authorship of Shakespeare's plays and sonnets to a popular audience. What are the class implications of the fight?

JAW: A Playwrights Festival

July 15, 2011 9:30 a.m.

What makes Portland's annual playwrights festival, JAW, worth experiencing?

Shakespeare Festival Disrupted

June 22, 2011 9:40 a.m.

What will a damaged theater mean for patrons of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival?

Northwest Passages: Susan Mach

April 29, 2011 9:40 a.m.

Playwright Susan Mach won an Oregon Book Award this week for her story about an 1874 kidnapping, The Lost Boy.

The Bard in Oregon

June 04, 2010 9 a.m.

Exploring the legacy of the Bard, as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival turns 75.

Not At School

March 19, 2009 9 a.m.

What plays and books are appropriate on school grounds?

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