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Portland2016: The cellular memory of place, Part One

In Disjecta’s biennial installations by Heidi Schwegler and Avantika Bawa in Clatskanie and Astoria explore the living traces in old buildings. Part One: Heidi Schwegler AUGUST 9, 2016 // CULTURE, VISUAL ART // OREGON ARTSWATCH By JENNIFER RABIN Heidi Schwegler’s exhibition in Disjecta’s Portland2016 Biennial is difficult. You cannot pop in for a moment and expect to …

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We All Screamed for Ice Cream

This year, Artslandia teamed up with the fine people at Uber to deliver Portlanders a delicious sweet treat served with a little surprise. People all around the city got ice cream delivered by actors, dancers, musicians and more. Imagine getting your ice cream served with a Sugar Plum Fairy or a violin performance. Learn …

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Chamber Vox shakes things up

Chamber Music Northwest and BodyVox dance to the music of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” JULY 16, 2016 // DANCE, MUSIC // BOB HICKS At heart, dancing is moving to rhythm, and that means it’s almost inseparable from music. There are exceptions and variations: experimental cases when dances are created without sound; the Merce …

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Catching up with Cavalia’s Extended Run

  You may have heard that Cavalia‘s Odysseo is in Portland, but have you heard that the show is extended? Now remaining in town through August 28th, this equine spectacle features horses, their handlers, acrobats and aerialists on an amazing giant stage with many moving parts. Beyond mere sport, it’s …

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