Club Carnegie of Israel

L-E-V pummels theater walls with fine dance and street music. Political activism has gotten so fracturous — possibly because it is so ignored by politicians — that radicals on the left have [See More]

The Spirit of Harlem Shines in Portland

White Bird Brings The Wonder Of New York To Portland With Dance Theatre Of Harlem Dance Theatre of Harlem has not been back to Portland to perform for thirty years. The excitement [See More]

Sweet Surrender to Your Supreme Self

Hep Hep Sweet Sweet is the opening piece of three, for the Urban Bush Women, a Brooklyn, New York-based dance company, celebrating its 30th Anniversary at the Newmark Theatre in downtown Portland, [See More]

Louder When Beyond Words

At the Newmark Theatre in downtown Portland Thursday night, before the show got underway at Northwest Dance Project’s Louder than Words, Artistic Director Sarah Slipper and Executive Director Scott Lewis had announcements [See More]

At Least We All Eat Hummus

Last night, two performances were paired together for something that White Bird calls, New Israeli Voices in Dance, presented at Portland State University’s Lincoln Hall. It is part of their Uncaged program [See More]

Connect the Lines

The Alonzo King LINES Ballet begins as abruptly as it ends. The stage curtain at the Newmark Theater in downtown Portland lifts and a company of ten dancers is thrust into movement [See More]

21st Century Zeitgeist

Paul King and Walter Jaffe of White Bird Dance meet us at the stage of the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall once again to introduce Nederlands Dans Theater 2. It’s been over a [See More]

A World of Dance and Rhythm

Before the dancers came onto the floor at Polaris Dance Theater, this Saturday night for the Groovin Greenhouse performance, as part of Fertile Ground Festival, the floor shone an aquamarine blue in the dark [See More]