Coming to PWNW in May & June

Performance Works NW
| 4625 SE 67th Ave. | Portland, OR 97206
unless otherwise indicated
Tri Met #14 & #17 [map it!]

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May 15 -16 | 8PM | Cabaret Boris & Natasha


The Boris & Natasha Dancers:
David Bragdon, Scott Bricker, Peter Ames Carlin, James Harrison, Barry Pack
Chane Gilbert
– Dance
Katrina O’Brien with Paige McKinney
– Dance
Mark and Helena Greathouse
– Dance + Music
The Tree People
– Music
Angela Fair
– Performance

MC’d by the ferociously lovely Kaj-anne Pepper and Kandy Payne!

Tickets are recession friendly $10-$15 sliding scale; $8-$12 for Fan Club Members
Beer, wine, snacks are available.

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This beloved long-running arts salon named after PWNW feline mascots, Boris & Natasha (RIP), brings in the height of spring with dance, music, and more from an exceptional pool of Portland’s finest performers. Expect dance and punk rock, capricious cats and catty queens, eccentric accordionists and brave Politicians for a full bodied feline freak show.

More info on the performers here


SAVE THESE DATES for our *new* Alembic Series:
Fellow Artists as Guest Curators

May 30-31 | Alembic #1 | Curator: Curtis Walker of Impetus Arts

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Saturday May 30 at 7 p.m.
Sunday May 31at 2 p.m

Tickets are $12 for general admission and $7 for youth, Deaf, disabled, and under-employed audience members.

Follow artists Carole Zoom, Julie Osborn and Bill Alton from childhood, through physical and mental changes, on vacation and even down a rabbit hole. Curated by Curtis Walker of Impetus Arts, this event interweaves autobiographical vignettes from 3 very different people, to expose what makes them tick and what goes on behind the scenes when you live with disabilities.

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June 19 & 20 |8PM| Alembic #2| Curator: choreographer/dancer Anne Furfey

Works by choreographers Gregg Bielemeier, Tere Mathern & Touchmonkey (Carolyn Stuart & Patrick Gracewood), all integrating video by Daniel Addy and inspired by a text from Sarah Hart.

Alembic is supported in part by an Employee Volunteer Grant from PGE



June 6- 7 | Tiffany Lee Brown| Easter Island Participation Tour

June 6 @ 7:30 PM
June 7 @ 2:00 PM

$10 tickets available now

We are compelled to create: to make, write, and birth. How do we manifest this deep desire? How do our creations—novels, babies, and atom bombs—affect our lives, our culture, and our planet? The Easter Island Project invites audiences to explore the questions through the act of creation itself with Plazm editor and 2GQ director Tiffany Lee Brown, as she prepares for an interdisciplinary art expedition to Easter Island in the South Pacific. Saturday evening’s performance and Sunday’s matinee will involve different creative experiences. Come to both shows and you’ll get a free bagel and coffee on Sunday. Cost: $10 See for more, or email easterislandproject at The artist’s blog is here.

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