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Gabrielle Union and Zach Braff co-starin Cheaper by the Dozen 

It’s kinda like a movie. Kinda like a sitcom. Not really either. But its sweet emotions and modern sensibilities eventually make it endearing. 

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The dancers are torn between body and mind — physically on stage in Paris but in spirit back home in Kyiv.

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An iconic story of freedom, justice, and salvation from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Fences. 

Play runs March 11 through April 3, 2022 at Portland Center Stage at The Armory 

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Nataki Garrett, director, The Central Park Five. 

Stage director Nataki Garrett and conductor Kazem Abdullah make their Portland Opera debuts with this important work  

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Featuring music by grammy-nominated local composer Jasnam Daya Singh and words by celebrated actor Darius Wallace

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Poitier, who died at 94 on Jan. 7, 2022, broke the mold of what a Black actor could be in Hollywood. Before the 1950s, Black movie characters generally reflected racist stereotypes such as lazy servants and beefy mammies.

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Halle Berry in Moonfall 

We take the moon/planets for granted and assume they’ll stay put in our solar system forever. But what if that assumption goes askew?

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The film tells the story of the members of Africatown, a community in Alabama created by people who were some of the last known human beings transported on an illegal slave ship from Africa to America

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Thanks to streaming, Black filmmakers and Black films were on center stage all over the world. Check them out…

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Need a break from COVID mania and winter melancholia? A dose of pure escapism may help. For 122 minutes this often generic but surprisingly engaging espionage action/thriller may take your mind off your troubles.

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