TBA Diary: Whispering Pines 10

Shana Moulton and Nick Hallet, Whispering Pines 10

Arts & Books
I caught a few episodes of Whispering Pines, multimedia wrangler Shana Moulton’s deranged New Age soap, when the artist visited Portland for 2008’s PDX Film Festival, so I knew what to expect, more or less, from Moulton’s appearance at the Works: she would don something unflattering to play Cynthia, an incessantly ailing schlemiel seeking spiritual breakthroughs in a dazzlingly bright and ...   More
Monday, September 12, 2011 CHRIS STAMM

TBA Diary: Taylor Mac, Comparison Is Violence

taylor mac comparison is violence

Arts & Books
Two things to know about Taylor Mac: yes, he is as absolutely fabulous as you’ve heard; and no, the faint of heart should not sit within easy reach of him. I caught Taylor’s uproarious cabaret last night, on the hottest night of the year, at Washington High School, where his latest performance event has been a conspicuous offering of this year’s Time-Based Art Festival. Entitled Comparison ...   More
Monday, September 12, 2011 Mead Hunter

TBA Diary: Offsite Dance

Offsite Dance On Thirteenth at TBA

Arts & Books
Some advice if you’re planning to see the Japanese company Offsite Dance Project at TBA: wear heels, no matter your height, and clothes in which you can comfortably stand, sit or kneel on pavement. If you’d like to bring a Siberian Husky as your date, that’s allowed, provided he or she enjoys site-specific performance and doesn’t mind crowds. You’re also allowed to bring children, although ...   More
Thursday, September 15, 2011 HEATHER WISNER

Time of Your Life

Our top picks for the first week of PICA’s Time-Based Art Festival.

This Thursday marks the beginning of Portland Institute for Contemporary Art’s ninth Time-Based Art Festival, a 10-day rush of dance, theater, comedy, music, film, visual art and other assorted w   More
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 WW Culture Staff


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