Daily Archives: September 1, 2014

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Dale’s New Year

Dr. Dale Oller never thought about the mikvah outside of one Neveh Shalom Sunday school field trip. Life went by, marriage, children, medical school, her psychiatric practice, and then one New Year something changed. “Only after reading an article in a Jewish Women’s Magazine from Mayim Hayyim, the Mikvah project in Boston, did I find…

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Bon Appetit PRESENTS Feast Portland 2014: A Celebration of Oregon Bounty

The most exciting food festival in the Pacific Northwest returns for a third year. Star-studded Feast Portland features a diverse array of chef-hosted dinners, tastings, panels and classes. This year’s event, which will take place Sept. 18-21, benefits the charitable organizations Share Our Strength and Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon. Feast Portland showcases cutting-edge culinary…

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Food as Art

It has often been said that we eat first with our eyes. Whether we actively think about it or not, our senses play an important role in the food we choose to eat, even before we take our first bite. A simple breast of chicken served poached and pale becomes far more appealing when presented…

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Portland Center Stage season reaches from “Dreamgirls” to “Three Days of Rain”

Portland Center Stage’s 2014-2015 11-play season opens with “Dreamgirls,” (Sept. 20-Nov. 2) and concludes with “Three Days of Rain” (May 17-June 21, 2015). “Dreamgirls,” loosely based on the career of The Supremes, takes the audience to a revolutionary time in American music history when rhythm and blues blended with other styles of popular music and…

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The Jewish Side of Art

Jewish theater professionals make up one-quarter of Artists Repertory Theatre’s expanded resident artist company, which now features 20 of “Portland’s most lauded professionals from a variety of theatrical disciplines.” “Theatre is an art form born of collaboration, and a theatrical experience is created by the innovative and inspired work of many disciplines,” said Artistic Director…