How To Spend Your Time-Based Art

A practical guide to PICA’s annual contemporary arts festival The 13th Annual T:BA Festival launches its ten-day mission on Thursday. I have lived through eight of these, seeing well over a hundred [See More]

The Planetary Dance, an Offering for Everyone

All photography by Sean Ongley The fifteen-mile drive to St. John’s from my home fostered many daydreams as a ride into the city will. I felt a spectrum of scattered thought-clouds from the last [See More]

The General Magic of Risk

Dani Tirrel’s The Beautiful pictured above. Tonight marks the final presentation of Portland’s Risk/Reward Festival of New Performance. Running for two weekends at the Artist Repertory Theatre, the festival features works that encompass [See More]

Photo Set: Quiet Music Festival

The 5th Annual Quiet Music Festival came and went quietly, but not unnoticed. Things grew; audience attendance doubled from 2014, according to photographic memory (see last year’s review linked below), and the [See More]

It’s Oh So Quiet

Portland’s best kept secret this Friday and Saturday night is probably Quiet Music Festival. It boasts some heavyweight music headliners for two nights in a supremely intimate venue, at a price on [See More]

A Weekend of Laughs: Bridgetown Wrap Up

The Bridgetown Comedy Festival Wrapped Up Sunday, Culminating a Weekend of Laughs From Names Big And Small. On the small makeshift stage at the Bunk Bar Friday night, comedian Andy Kindler improvised [See More]