Live Review: (a)merging (Program Nox)

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Arts & Books
The second weekend of Lindsey Matheis’ (a)merging compilation show is a lot prettier than the first. While the first weekend leaned more experimental—with such ornaments as rave rings and frying eggs—the second is largely straightforward, pleasant dance. The lineup of choreographers includes Princess Grace Award-winner Katie Sherman and Portland Festival Ballet dancer Emily Shultz, both of whom ...   More
Saturday, January 25, 2014 AARON SPENCER

Live Review: (a)merging


Arts & Books
Although she couldn’t resist the allure of decorative punctuation and lower-case letters, the title for Lindsey Matheis’ show (a)merging is actually pretty clever. It’s succinct and whimsical, but also descriptive: “A merging of emerging artists” is a fairly accurate tagline for the compilation show produced by the Northwest Dance Project member.Arguably, not all of these dancers who performed ...   More
Saturday, January 18, 2014 AARON SPENCER

Dance Review: Alchemy (Lindsey Matheis)

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Arts & Books
The 23-year-old guy sitting next to me at Alchemy, which showed this past weekend, said he came to experience more culture and to open his mind to new things. I hear this kind of thing all the time from young people: They like the idea of seeing dance, but when Friday night rolls around, those good intentions dissipate into another night at the bar.Fortunately for this guy, this was exactly the show ...   More
Monday, September 9, 2013 AARON SPENCER

Alchemy (Lindsey Matheis)

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Lindsey Matheis is trying to reinvent the way Portland does dance—at least this weekend. That she’s attempting it at all is surprising, considering her quiet, agreeable manner. “It’s not   More
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 AARON SPENCER


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