Tag Archives: White Bird Dance


Ready, A.I.M., Don’t Shoot

Kyle Abraham brings Black Lives Matter to the center stage in a provocative performance on racial violence. I’m sitting in front of my computer screen, hunched and tired and frustrated. I’m re-watching the [See More]

The Capacity To Soar Above

A couple of hours after experiencing Hervé Koubi’s choreographed defiance of neat and sterilized political boundaries, What The Day Owes To The Night continues to spin in my head and ripple throughout [See More]

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]

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]