Allie Hankins channels one of the greatest dancers of the 20th Century.
By the time he was 29, legendary Russian ballet dancer
Vaslav Nijinsky was calling it quits. Allie Hankins, on the other hand,
didn’t start dancing until college. Now 30, the local
Dangling from the trees and battling the elements.
The wilderness, though beautiful, can also be deadly. Or
just annoying. So while an outdoor stage is an alluring prospect for an
aerial company accustomed to hanging from ceilings of dusty wareh
On an August afternoon in the high desert
of central Mexico more than a decade ago, Portland butoh performer Mizu
Desierto found herself blindfolded and tied together with 14 other
Oregon’s premier ballet company is losing its premier ballerina. Alison Roper, after 18 seasons with Oregon Ballet Theatre, is retiring, performing for the final time this weekend. In this Celebrate
On and off the dance floor, Portland sisters Kiera Brinkley and Uriah Boyd know when to push one another.
As sisters, Kiera Brinkley and Uriah Boyd
know siblings don’t get anywhere by being babied. So even as they look
out for each other, they won’t hesitate to make the other do things for
When Lou Reed’s album Metal Machine Music came out
in 1975, critics assailed it as a contemptuous joke, a smack in their
faces and an immature scrape with career suicide. Now, the album, a