Willamette Weekend: 18 Things to Do and see in Portland, January 23-25

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Features
Friday, Jan. 23Famine Fest II [METAL FEST] For the second year in a row, Chris Nukala has assembled a sickening lineup of gore, grind, thrash and death metal acts from around the country. This weekend’s infestation takes place at Tonic Lounge, lasting all day and into the night. Of local interest is Friday’s headliner, the recently reformed death-metal troupe Engorged, exhumed from retirement ...   More
 
Friday, January 23, 2015 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Spring Awakening

Performance picks for spring 2015.


Performance
THEATER The Snowstorm As part of Fertile Ground—an 11-day spree of locally produced new works—pianist Eric Nordin and choreographer Jessica Wallenfels collaborate on an original piece of d   More
 
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON, KAITIE TODD

Best of the Stage


Performance
Death, sex and money featured prominently on Portland stages in 2014. So did punk rock, kitty litter and confetti. The year’s top theater and dance shows embraced raw emotion—several gave    More
 
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Portland Fall Dance Picks


Fall Arts
Wanderlust Circus Oregon Country Fair goers will be familiar with these meta-retro numbers, but the acts have been juiced up for Time Warp, a circus show and dance party. Wanderlust Circus’ acrob   More
 
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 AARON SPENCER

How to Dance Like Future Islands: An Animated Guide


MFNW 2014
On a Monday night in early March, everything changed for Future Islands. The Baltimore synth-pop trio was in New York to make its national television debut on the Late Show With David Letterman, p   More
 
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 MICHAEL MANNHEIMER

Dynamic Duet

On and off the dance floor, Portland sisters Kiera Brinkley and Uriah Boyd know when to push one another.


Dance
As sisters, Kiera Brinkley and Uriah Boyd know siblings don’t get anywhere by being babied. So even as they look out for each other, they won’t hesitate to make the other do things for herse   More
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 AARON SPENCER

Luciana Proaño

From Peru to Portland, with poetry and hammocks.


Dance
In 20 years of performing in Portland, Luciana Proaño has never gotten significant media attention. She acknowledges she could do more to promote herself, but by her nature—she improvises all   More
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 AARON SPENCER

Live Review: Phillip Adams BalletLab, Amplification

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Arts & Books
Australian Phillip Adams created his signature piece Amplification after visiting a morgue in Melbourne. Two body bags from that morgue were onstage again last night in Portland, for the opening night of a three-night run presented by White Bird.The piece, created in 1998, is a great example of how inspiration for art doesn’t necessarily define the finished work. Adams imaged the choreography by ...   More
 
Friday, January 24, 2014 AARON SPENCER

Sun$hine (Tahni Holt)

A cardboard world, shiny and sequined.


Dance
A towering wall of used cardboard boxes stretches diagonally across the stage, clear packing tape glinting in the light. Robert Tyree enters, tall and long-limbed and dressed head to toe in sequ   More
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 REBECCA JACOBSON

Willamette Weekend: 15 Things to Do in Portland, June 7-9

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Features
Friday, June 7 Freak Mountain Ramblers, Bingo and Friends, Lewi Longmire, Fernando, Little Sue, Dan Haley, Tree Frogs [FOLK] Performing as a founding member of the beloved Freak Mountain Ramblers, with various friends or under his own name, rock-’n’-roll true believer Jim Boyer has employed his happy-golucky and sometimes soul-baring style to charm and move Portland audiences for ...   More
 
Friday, June 7, 2013 WW Culture Staff

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