Last Chance Walk Through

ON SIGHT Salon

Walk the halls of WHS with Kristan Kennedy and say goodbye to the TBA:10 ON SIGHT installations….

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Human Being

TBA On Sight

Exhibition Open:

A collection of installations, exhibitions, projections, and gatherings by visual artists….

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Eric Fredericksen and Weekend Leisure

Karaoke and Authenticity

A riotous and tender evening of artist-made karaoke videos to your favorite power ballads, with a hidden lecture inside….

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Blackfish

With acoustic guitars and digital effects, the duo creates live improvised songs respond to the sonic influences of the local area…

Imago Theatre

Closing Night Dinner

Chef Jeremy Larter and Holocene Catering team up with local winemakers for a three-course, closing night meal….

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Danielle Kelly and Noelle Stiles

Blanket

A soft-sculpture environment provides the set for a dance performance exploring human engagement and synthetic experience….

Blanket Project Space

Across the Ocean Noontime Chat

Offsite Dance Project

Offsite Dance Project in conversation about cultural and artistic exchange between the Pacific NW and Japan….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)

AndrewAndrew

After dressing identically for nearly 10 years, AndrewAndrew have now become the world’s first iPad DJs….

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Midnight Breakfast

Fill your dance-party hunger with the earliest (or latest) breakfast around….

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Wonderlust

The Finnish DJ duo mixes danceable gypsy and folk club sounds with mountain fresh costumes and visuals….

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On the Boards TV

Presents Young Jean Lee's Theatre Company's THE SHIPMENT

TBA favorite Young Jean Lee returns in one of OtB.tv’s performance videos, exploring the experience of live vs. recorded theater….

Northwest Film Center: Portland Art Museum, Whitsell Auditorium

Storm Tharp Artist Salon

Kristan Kennedy joins PICA Artist in Residence Storm Tharp in his TBA:10 installation for a conversation about his practice….

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Mike Daisey

NOTES TOWARD ALL THE HOURS IN THE DAY

A one night event looks at the exhaustion, euphoria and madness that underlies Daisey’s dream of a 24-hour monologue…

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This Is Displacement

Curated by Carolyn Anderson and Emily Johnson

Native film and video artists consider the relationship between land and identity. …

Northwest Film Center: Portland Art Museum, Whitsell Auditorium

On the Boards TV Noontime Chat

On the Boards leads a dynamic conversation about performance, the Internet, and the questions raised by OntheBoards.tv….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)

Emily Johnson Workshop

Story, Focus, & Performativity

Participants will explore how a performer’s focus alters his or her relationship to both environment and audience. …

Conduit

Drum Machine

Hope for the drum circle! Digital beats, pounding drums and singular and collective voices come together in this suite of acts….

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Offsite Dance Project

On Thirteenth, Featuring Yukio Suzuki and Zan Yamashita

New Japanese choreographers explore and illuminate the hidden subtext of the overlooked urban landscape….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)

The Telephone Game Noontime Chat

Nature Theatre of Oklahoma

Nature Theatre of Oklahoma shares their generative process including interviews, games, and recorded phone conversations….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)

Radek Rychcik Workshop

With actor Tomasz Nosinski, Rychcik will ask participants to use movement and gestures to present their private experiences….

Conduit

John Jasperse Company

Truth, Revised Histories, Wishful Thinking, and Flat Out Lies

The fluid boundaries of theatrical reality are exposed in a dance that bounces between sincere and ironic, seductive and violent….

PSU: Lincoln Performance Hall

Emily Johnson / Catalyst

The Thank-you Bar

Dance, storytelling, live multi-layered music and visual image merge to explore displacement, personal history and igloo myth….

Imago Theatre

Hyper Reality Noontime Chat

Ronnie Bass & Gandalf Gavan discuss, metaphysics, art, and pop music with Ethan Siegel, Theoretical Astrophysicist.

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)

John Jasperse

WORKSHOP

Through improvisation scores, exercises, and sequences, participants will learn to embody choreographic material….

Conduit

Tender Forever

Expansive pop songs coupled with live green screen, multi-screen projections, animations and audience-participation….

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Lovers

Lovers draws from a broad palate of pop textures to transform tender introspections into room-shaking anthems. …

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Radoslaw Rychcik/Stefan Zeromski Theatre

In the Solitude of Cotton Fields

Based on the play by the late Bernard-Marie Koltès, an encounter of a Dealer and a Client is staged with the swagger of a punk concert….

PORTLAND’5: Winningstad Theatre

Nature Theater of Oklahoma

Romeo and Juliet

Fabricated and piecemeal personal memories of Romeo and Juliet collide to form the script for this Shakespearean adaptation….

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It’s Too Personal Noontime Chat

Storm Tharp and Jessica Jackson Hutchins discuss mining the personal and the familial for inspiration and content….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)

Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner

SHE IS OURSELVES

An evening of aesthetically-inclined dance performance and music from Woolly, White Rainbow, The Slaves, Tunnels and The Miracles Club….

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Distillery Row Happy Hour

A one-night-only open house, featuring local guest bartenders, specialty cocktails, and food by Chef Jeremy Larter/Holocene….

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Gare St. Lazare Players

The Beckett Trilogy: Molloy, Malone Dies and The Unnamable

A 3 hour tour de force performance by Conor Lovett of Samuel Beckett’s opus trio of novels….

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Dance and Sculpture Noontime Chat

TBA ON SIGHT and ON STAGE artists discuss how dance and sculpture are integrated in their work….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)

Jennifer Reeves and Skuli Sverrisson

When It Was Blue, Curated by Cinema Project

With haunting live music by Sverrisson, Reeves’ hand-painted film is an ode to nature and 16mm film as they both rapidly vanish….

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Zachary Oberzan

Flooding with Love for The Kid

A one-man remake of First Blood, directed, filmed, acted, edited, and designed for $96 in a New York studio apartment….

Northwest Film Center: Portland Art Museum, Whitsell Auditorium

Embodied Words Noontime Chat

PSU Professor John Vignaux Smyth and Conor Lovett discuss Beckett’s writing and contributions to theatre….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)

Maria Hassabi Workshop

Dance Composition

This workshop will investigate how a concept and specific “tasks” can be utilized as tools to initiate creativity….

Conduit

Art Party

Curated by Jenny Hoyston and Sarah Faith Gottesdiener

A “best of” Portland’s underground art scene, and beyond. LIGHT ASYLUM, Bronze, Weed Wolf, Matrimony, and Jarrett Mitchell….

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Elizabeth LeCompte of The Wooster Group

In Conversation with Geoff Abbas (The Wooster Group) & Kathleen Forde (EMPAC)

Hear about the relationships between live performance and technology, film and media, Wooster Group style….

PORTLAND’5: Winningstad Theatre

HARD EDGE, HARD WORK

Curated by Stephanie Snyder

Women Artists and Abstraction through the Moving Image…

Northwest Film Center: Portland Art Museum, Whitsell Auditorium

Telling Stories Noontime Chat

Art and Commerce

Mike Daisey talks about the complex relationship between artists and creative businesses….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)

Dan Gilsdorf

Diabolus in Musica

Rumored to have been banned by the Catholic Church, a single uninterrupted chord will test both performer and audience endurance….

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tiny tba with Greasy Kid Stuff

A festival within a festival, sampling dance, music, film and visual art, and refusing to draw the line between kid and adult….

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Dayna Hanson Workshop

Multidisciplinary Performance

Crossing disciplines and combining diverse sources to create an authentic and individual performance palette….

Conduit

Ten Tiny Dances

Inventive new dance and performance art from a rotating lineup, all confined to a 4×4 stage. A TBA audience favorite returns!…

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Maria Hassabi

SoloShow

Hassabi moves beyond rhythm, ideal postures and coherence to physically collage hundreds of images of female identity…

Imago Theatre

The Short Films of Dayna Hanson

This program of dance films, experimental shorts and kinesthetic music videos spans film, music, dance and theater….

Northwest Film Center: Portland Art Museum, Whitsell Auditorium

Charles Atlas

With Merce

An intimate look at the late choreographer Merce Cunningham, through the 8mm films and video collaborations with Charles Atlas….

Northwest Film Center: Portland Art Museum, Whitsell Auditorium

The New Classical Noontime Chat

Beth Morrison talks about aesthetics, trends and a creative renaissance rooted in classical music….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)

Cedric Andrieux Workshop

Cunningham Technique

Inspired mostly by ballet, this workshop focuses on sharp and clear changes of direction, rhythm, and quality….

Conduit

Dutes Miller & Stan Shellabarger

Untitled (Graves)

The artists will dig two holes deep and large enough for each man to lie in, and then tunnel between them to hold hands….

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The Extreme Animals Sit Down

Music is a question with no answer

A disjunctive array of live shredding, extreme feedback, YouTube bombardment, ecstatic dance moves & Sunday morning cartoons….

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Charles Atlas/William Basinski

Basinski’s haunting and melancholic soundscapes blend with Atlas’ innovative live video mixing….

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Gare St. Lazare Players

First Love

Conor Lovett embodies the dark comedy of Samuel Beckett’s early short story, about a man’s first, and perhaps only, love….

Bodyvox Dance Center

Jérôme Bel

Cédric Andrieux

Continuing Bel’s suite of staged dancer portraits, the piece recounts Andrieux’ life in dance and his work with Merce Cunningham….

PORTLAND’5: Winningstad Theatre

Dayna Hanson

Gloria's Cause

Iconic and not-so-iconic moments of the American Revolution in a dance-driven rock musical inspired by Schoolhouse Rock….

PORTLAND’5: Winningstad Theatre

Mike Daisey

THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS

Daisey returns to TBA with the story of Apple CEO Steve Jobs, a real-life Willy Wonka whose obsessions have shaped our age. …

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The Wooster Group

THERE IS STILL TIME..BROTHER

Controlled by the audience, this 360-degree interactive war takes on a new narrative scope with each choice to look or turn away….

PORTLAND’5: Brunish Theatre

TBA in a Nutshell Noontime Chat

PICA’s Cathy Edwards, Kristan Kennedy and Erin Boberg Doughton share their thoughts on the artists, ideas and themes of TBA:10. …

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)

Anissa Mack

My Heart Wants More

Exhibition Open:

In her residency, Mack will explore the unique cycles of ownership and memory that Portlanders have with their objects….

lumber room

The People’s Biennial

Curated by Harrell Fletcher and Jens Hoffmann

Exhibition Open:

In response to the growing exclusivity of the art world, the exhibit will show 25 artists from outside of mainstream art centers….

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Japanther vs. Night Shade

Free Opening Night at THE WORKS

Japanther’s party-ready, no-wave, skatepunk jams face off with Night Shade’s full-room shadow puppetry….

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Jessica Jackson Hutchins

Children of the Sunshine

Transformed from a worn instrument to a body of art, Hutchins’ family piano inspires new prints, sculpture and video work. …

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Christopher Miner

The Safest Place

Lost in contemplation, a lone man rotates endlessly in an undefined, space ship-like environment, chanting a reinvented prayer….

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Ruby Sky Stiler

Inherited and Borrowed Types

Exhibition Open:

Stiler’s sculptural forms reference and reconstrust classical iconography from out of artist-constructed “rubble.”…

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John Smith

The Girl Chewing Gum, 1976

Exhibition Open:

A commanding voiceover appears to direct the action in a busy street, until the audience realizes that the director is fictional…

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Storm Tharp

High House

Exhibition Open:

The placement of things / The breeze from an open window / A clear day / A still life / The re-assurance of what is joyful….

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Charles Atlas

Tornado Warning

A five-channel video installation based on Atlas’ early memories of tornado alerts in his childhood home of St Louis, Missouri….

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