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369 Star Starred
Alberta Rose Theatre
at the corner of NE Alberta and NE 30th Ave. 3000 NE Alberta Street Portland, OR 97211
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Diane Campbell
I wore a sweater, flip-flops, etc..
A Circus Carol dress Dec 23 2013 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
The restrooms are insufficient for the size of the crowd. Management might want to add a couple--I'll bet it would help sell more beverages.
Magical Strings' Celtic Yuletide Concert info Dec 19 2013 star this tip starred
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attended Apr 26 2013

I enjoyed the new and different acts fro outside the usual Portland circles. I also appreciated the departure of the burlesque reviews and stripper type stuff. Moving to Friday Sunday Sunday also helped as friends complained last year that 3...continued

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*Festival Show Lineup:

Thursday April 3rd – CIRCUS & SWING with Wanderlust Circus: *

Wanderlust’s all-star 9-piece bohemian swing band backs up Portland’s finest circus talent!



Russell Bruner

Brittany Walsh


RoseCity Acro Devils

Amanda Maverick

Mister Creature

William Batty


The Wanderlust Circus Orchestra


Friday April 4th – CLOWNS & COMEDY: *

A gaggle of slapsticks and knockabouts spreads hilarity with physical comedy and lighthearted music.


Hilary Chaplain

Al Simmons

Leapin’ Louie Lichtenstein

Jan Damm


Tera Zarra


Davy Jay Sparrow and his Western Songbirds

Saturday April 5th Family Matinee – THE NEW GENERATION – 2:00 show:

Newcomers and student troupes offer a glimpse into the future of Cascadian Bohemia, with a few veteran performers on hand to show the youngsters how it’s done! Bring your kids out for this one. They’ll love children’s comedy music man Al Simmons and dashing young circus comedians Jan Damm and Curt Carlyle.


Al Simmons

A-WOL Aeros Youth Aerial Co.

Jan Damm

Curt Carlyle


The Joy Now Marching Band

*Saturday April 5th Evening – ADULT CABERET:  *

The third night of Umbrella Festival 2014 is for adults only. No one under the age of 18 will be admitted. Smoky cabaret music provides the backdrop for some of the favorite burlesque, drag, and comedy acts from Portland’s club scene.


Tana the Tattooed Lady

Russell Bruner


Isaiah Esquire

Miss Alex Kennedy

Carla Rossi

Jaime Leona

Pink Lady

Layne Fawkes

Edie En Garde


Three For Silver

*Sunday April 6th – GRAND FINALE: *

Two of Portland’s favorite bands, and two of the industry’s most uproarious and bizarre physical comics, ring the festival out in style. Plus surprise appearances from any number of people.


Vagabond Opera

El Radio Fantastique


Trixie Little and the Evil Hate Monke

About the Ticket Supplier: Alberta Rose Theatre

After over 20 years of being closed to the public, the Alberta Rose Theatre has reemerged as Portland’s premier setting to experience acoustic music and live performances.