Bridgetown Offers Therapy for a Weary World

Bridgetown Comedy Festival begins tonight and runs through Sunday. With so many difficult stories, so many trying moments in our lives, news of riots and disasters, climate change and war, the heart can become [See More]

Dr. Katz Lives at Bridgetown

Bridgetown Comedy Festival comes around for its eighth year this Thursday with a program that runs the gamut of laughter-inducing art forms, some cutting edge and some timeless. Jonathan Katz, this year’s [See More]

Somebody Loves You, Kiesza

  It’s more than clear that Kiesza sips her inspiration straight out of one of those Disney collectible cups from the 90’s. Hell, she probably has Roseanne playing in the background of [See More]

Soul’d Out Ends Strong, Until Next Year

The annual Soul’d Out Music Festival started last week and ended Monday with a packed house for Reggae heavyweight, Don Carlos, and Malian electric guitarist, Vieux Farka Toure, at Wonder Ballroom – [See More]

The Ladies Sing The Blues

Siren Nation and Soul’d Out Music Festival Present A Tribute to Billie Holiday “Billie Holiday always sang from the heart,” said Natasha Kmeto, Portland-based singer, song-writer and electronic music producer, on stage [See More]

What is Erotic?

Women talking Sex: A Collaborative Take on Eleanor O’Brien’s What is Erotic? “What is Erotic to you?” was posed to the audience in a closing song and dance number at a performance of [See More]

A Home For the Night

There is one scene in Saturday night’s Maybe it’s Because…(I’m So Versatile) workshop performance that made me remember something I hadn’t recalled in a while. It’s not one specific, singular memory, because the occurrence [See More]

Gender Studies

Cassandra Boice’s Gender Tree sparks a conversation many here in Portland want to have. Imagine descending a small flight of stairs into a hallway partially illuminated by quivering fluorescent lights. Alright, they aren’t actually [See More]