Monthly Archives: April 2013

VIDEO: turn me out

Dope dance video choreographed by Holly Blakely.   Advertisements

VIDEO: [compression]

Below are some excerpts from [compression] – a work that I created for THAW, a collaborative First Friday event at SPACE Gallery in January, 2013. The dancers (and collaborators) are Mariah Bergeron, Meaghan LaSala, and Brian Simpson. They dedicated lots of their brain power, creative energy, and humor to this project – for which I […]

CHOREOGRAPHY (performance): lesley dill

Yesterday evening The Kate Cheney Chappell ’83 Center for the Book presented New York-based artist Lesley Dill.  Dill spoke philosophically and with humor about how language informs/shapes her work and our lives.  It was so good.  I fell in l-o-v-e with Dill’s sculptures and prints when the Portland Museum of Art exhibited her work in 1999. […]

DANCE NIGHT: better than zumba

EGAD! WHAT A WEEK! 1. a canary torsi‘s project THE PEOPLE TO COME at SPACE Gallery last Saturday was out-of-control incredible/most engaging performance I’ve seen in a long while. Check out pictures at SPACE’s Flickr and the interactive website to explore all the responses submitted during the performance and First Friday. SERIOUSLY THIS PROJECT IS SO GREAT […]

PERFORMANCE: spellbound

April 9th at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center be sure to check out Spellbound Dance Company. Portland Ovations presents Italy’s premier contemporary dance company – the program includes Downshifting and Lost for Words. There’s gonna be a post-performance Q&A too. Tickets available through the PortTIX box office.