news|events|march 09

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March 7 — Lisa Degrace in  Flying Iron @ 8pm

“To convey the metaphorical weight of personal baggage in her solo show Flying Iron, Lisa DeGrace relies on a very literal prop: an iron hoop skirt contained under a spectacular 20-foot-diameter dress. DeGrace trained in the Pochinko method, a special style of Canadian clowning that involves masks and takes its cues from the trickster-character tradition to reveal truths about the human condition. Costumes, movement, music and text figure into the piece; which was cancelled twice last December due to Snowpocalypse ’08, although fans of Lulu’s Confections’ Cookie Lady have already seen DeGrace pedaling past on her pink tricycle.”  — Heather Wisner, Willamette Week

Call 757-0212 for reservations or email duchessoflevity@gmail.com or brownpapertickets.com.  Performance Works NW, 4625 SE 67th Ave., 777-1907. 8 pm Saturday, March 7. $10-$15. Map

March 8 — History in the Making Workshop 11am -3pm

This month’s theme: Choreographic Transmission.
Cydney Wilkes will lead us in a scoring exercise a la Anna Halprin, and we will also get a chance to look at Deborah Hay’s score and video for her group piece “The Match”.    $15 suggestest donation for drop-in.   Performance Works NW, 4625 SE 67th Ave., 777-1907. 8 pm Saturday, March 7. $10-$15. Map

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