The award-winning local designer teams up with NW Dance project to update the classic story of passion and murder.
OBT was all but pronounced dead near the start of the decade. Now, very much alive, it forges ahead into a bold, ambitious future.
The highly conceptual Portland choreographer unveils a new, intimate piece for six women.
Wise Up: Get Artsy
Darkroom photography to improv comedy, here are the city’s best spots to get artsy.
Portland's newest dance company launches its first season with Incipio, a show in the round.
From a spread-eagle performer in a Barbie mask to a newly birthed musical supergroup, here are our highlights from Portland’s high-concept, high-density arts festival.
Eden Dawn, Rebecca Jacobson, and Fiona McCann
ON THE CATWALK
At Time-Based Art’s annual competitive drag spectacle, the stakes (and surrealism) run high. Plus: a dive into the fashion behind Portland’s vogue balls.
Fiona McCann and Eden Dawn
Fall Arts 2016
From meditative juggling to masked avant-porn, here’s what to see at the annual extravaganza.
The city’s premier avant-garde arts organization prepares for the 14th annual Time-Based Art Festival—and a new era in a new space.
These stars of Portland’s vogue battle scene are fast going viral with their video of shopping at QFC.
Seattle's Jody Kuehner is a female-bodied, female-identified dance artist. But when she performs as high-camp clown Cherdonna, people sometimes get confused.
A troupe of Quebecois acrobats reminds us that for a timber town, we could be a bit more strapping.
Pepper Pepper's new show, D.I.V.A. Practice, is both a glitter-filled drag show and part of a research project, from a Portlander with an advanced degree in "fabulousness."
It takes a lot of pliés, push-ups, primping, and pulleys to make it all happen.
Beautiful Decay is a balletic meditation on the passage of time.
NW Dance Project is having a major moment—in the US and beyond. As their biggest show of the season opens, artistic director Sarah Slipper talks about tough times for Portland dance, and why there’s so much hope for its future.
Displaced from downtown, a local nonprofit embraces its new home in the Ford Building.
Choreographer Kyle Abraham is coming to Portland—and it’s kind of a big deal.
Portland’s Physical Education hosts readings, curates shows, and offers free dance classes. And now they’re throwing a dance party to help fund it all.
David Cross and Karen Russell, Sabertooth Microfest and awesome openings at PAM and Portland Playhouse. Plus! Check out those nighttime winter lights overhead at OMSI.
Ramona DeNies, Jack Rushall, and Sylvia Randall-Muñoz