After strict training in China, an Oregon Ballet Theatre dancer finds joy in the rigor.
Outside of ballet, Xuan Cheng says her life is pretty
boring. She knows people who go on hikes or stay out late partying, but
after rigorous rehearsal, she doesn’t have the energy. Instead, th
Oregon Country Fair goers will be familiar with these meta-retro numbers, but the acts have been juiced up for Time Warp,
a circus show and dance party. Wanderlust Circus’ acrob
Usov is the third NWDP dancer to be awarded the prize.
Viktor Usov, who rejoined contemporary chamber company Northwest Dance Project last year, has won a Princess Grace Award, a resume topper for a dancer. The Princess Grace Foundation USA, named after Grace Kelly, gives the awards to emerging U.S. artists in dance, theater and film. The winners also r...
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
Our Fifty Plates tour continues with beignets from The Parish
Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it. We're traveling to 50 Portland restaurants to try one distinctive food from each state. Our 50 Plates tour continues with beignets fr...More
The Dance+ festival, which community dance hub Conduit is presenting for a third year, encourages collaboration between dancers and other artists—sculptors, sound engineers, video game designers, etc. Multimedia shows aren’t uncommon, but the pieces in the Dance+ festival unite art forms rather than juxtaposing them. In the fest...
Dance and classical music are a popular combination. To say nothing of the ballet, which some die hards won’t even attend if the orchestra is canned, chamber dance performances are especially rich if they share the bill with chamber musicians. That’s partly why BodyVox’s In Motion show, a collaboration with More
The closure of Hamburger Mary’s last year left a hole in Portland’s gay nightlife. The Royale (317 NW Broadway, 432-8944),
a new bar in the former Tiger Bar spot on Northwest Broadway, aims to