On our TBA radar this year: a waterlogged drag clown, an over-the-phone musical performance, and more.
An open-air Stand by Me screening, a Paula Vogel play in a shipyard, the return of the Vanport Jazz Festival, and more
Conner Reed, Cami Hughes, and Nick Campigli
Flashy concept albums, dreamy choreo, and a soothing home concert round out TBA 2020.
Highlights include an Indigenous dance album, a queer sermon, and a puzzling bit of self-led choreo.
A sautéed iPhone, a timid Macbeth, and more.
A plague, shrinking budgets, and wildfire smoke aside, TBA 2020 is now streaming on a laptop near you.
Terrorist drag, groovy chaos, a sitcom baking fiasco, and some joyous J-Setting: It can only be the Time-Based Art Festival.
Rebecca Jacobson and Fiona McCann
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Portland’s leading contemporary arts organization will have three artistic directors: Roya Amirsoleymani, Erin Boberg Doughton, and Kristan Kennedy.
After 10 days of provocative, entertaining, emotionally raw work, we’ve pulled together the most impactful moments from this year’s Time-Based Art Festival.
Kayla Brock, Rebecca Jacobson, and Fiona McCann
Fun & Games
Which of these outlandish acts truly went down at the Time-Based Art Festival?
West End: Insider Picks
The people who live and work in this oddball corner of downtown Portland explain its charms.
New York critic Bob Nickas is in Portland to discuss his selection of one painting for every year of the preceding century. We caught up with him ahead of his PICA talk.
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.
CULTURE CALL SHEET
Plus a hunt for magazine stories, grant time for visual artists, and two resignations on the Portland arts scene.
Need help navigating the citywide cavalcade of performance? Look no further than our guide for top shows and up-to-date reviews. Sept 11–21
Randy Gragg and Aaron Scott
TBA:14 Field Notes
The annual art fest filled its new late-night digs in SE Portland with one of the most engaged, diverse opening crowds yet.