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Linda Austin awarded RACC Performing Arts Fellowship

The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) has selected two performing artists to receive this year’s fellowship awards: Linda Austin and Anita Menon. RACC’s fellowship program is designed to help local artists of high merit sustain or enhance their creative process, and each fellowship includes a cash award of $20,000. Linda Austin, co-founder & director of Performance Works Northwest in Portland,…

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Sept. 26-28 || Alchemy :: Alembic Artists Showcase + New Expressive Works = PDX A.I.R.

ALCHEMY + New Expressive Works = PDX A.I.R. The culminating performances by 7 artists-in-residence at 2 venues Performance Works NW presents ALCHEMY : : : : alembic artists showcase: Celebrating the inspired outcomes of months of studio practice by Portland-based Alembic Resident Artists Luke Gutgsell & Grace Hwang and a shorter but more intensive month by Visiting Artist Blake Beckham. Alchemy ::…

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Oct. 4-Nov. 8 || Dance/Play/Move: A kid’s dance class

DANCE/PLAY/MOVE Oct. 4 – Nov. 8 || Saturdays 12:30-1:30 at PWNW || 4625 SE 67th Ave. $25-$50 sliding scale for the 6-class series Ages: 7-11 (flexible) REGISTER: email info at pwnw dash pdx dot org or call 503-777-1907 Dance/Play/Move is a creative movement dance experience facilitated by Jen Hackworth and keyon gaskin, which allows young people to explore movement and…

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September 3 || Free Workshop with Blake Beckham

Award-winning choreographer Blake Beckham (Atlanta, GA) is an Alembic Resident Artist at Performance Works Northwest. This FREE workshop for intermediate and advanced level movers is designed to introduce Beckham’s movement and choreographic methods to the Portland community. Blake is seeking to connect with local dancers who might be interested in collaborating with her during continued…