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See 'Marie Antoinette' at Fir Acres Theatre

Lewis & Clark Theatre Department will present "Marie Antoinette" by David Adjmi March 12-14 at Fir Acres Theatre on campus, 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road, Portland.

The play is described as a riotous and sharply written work about the monstrous things people do in gilded cages.

The production explores the rumblings of revolution that are just underneath the surface of our attempt to be picture perfect, and the violent repercussions of ignoring the suffering of many for the pleasure and comfort of a few. Tickets are $5 to $15 and can be purchased online at

Attend poetry reading at L&C

Lewis & Clark College will host a poetry reading by Nikky Finney March 17 at 6 p.m. at Smith Hall on campus, 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road, Portland.

Finney is the author of four books of poetry and one book of fiction, editor of "The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South," and cofounder of the Affrilachian Poets. She is the John H. Bennett Jr., Endowed Professor of Creative Writing and Southern Letters at the University of South Carolina, and her fourth book of poetry, "Head Off & Split," was awarded the 2011 National Book Award for poetry.

The event is free and open to all.

Stumptown Stages announces new season

Stumptown Stages' 16th musical season will include a little something for everyone, according to Producing Artistic Director Kirk Mouser. Starting the season Oct. 8 through Nov. 1 is "Pippin," followed by "Annie" Nov. 27 through Dec. 20; "The Full Monty" will run Jan. 21 through Feb. 14 and "The Producers" will close out the season May 28 through June 20.

In addition Stumptown Stages' Young Artist Program will showcase 50 young performers ages 8 through 18 in a mainstage production of Disney's "The Little Mermaid" Aug. 3 through Sept. 6. Young performers will play all major characters in this award-winning musical.

To purchase season tickets visit

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