fully capable of transforming Portland's Newmark Theatre into a sacred space for 80-minutes on a Thursday night.
Meeting with Bodhisatta,
It also serves as a showcase for some truly phenomenal drumming
and martial arts dance
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even more
It is an exquisite, overwhelming spectacle, one that forces you to move your body in time as the drums' reverberations echo in your chest.
GO: U-Theatre performs at the Newmark Theatre at Portland Center for the Performing Arts, 1111 SW Broadway., 248-4335. 7:30 pm Friday-Saturday April 9-10. $20-$55. Tickets at ticketmaster.com or whitebird.org.
Photos of U-Theatre performing at the Newmark Theater on Thursday, April 8 courtesy of White Bird.
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