Gather, a new dance-music piece, professes its
mission with buzzwords like interdependence, isolation, connection,
division, collaboration and community. Such a jargon-y catalog is
Two-thirds of the way through White Bird's latest Uncaged show, around the time Minh Tran started sashaying around the perimeter of Forestry Center's Miller Hall wearing a ripped '80s style tee with the word "LESBO" spray-painted on the front of it, I had already given up all hope of understanding exactly what was going on. But at least I wasn't yawning anymore. The Portland dance presenters commissioned ...