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photo credits: Pure Surface | Jeff Diteman | Ian Douglas


LINDA AUSTIN performs THRICE in July + organizes a special summer event

Sunday July 13 :: VALENTINE’S
Linda Austin + Michael Harper + Roland Dahwen Wu

PURE SURFACE is a new performance series where text, dance, and film occur simultaneously. Curated by Stacey Tran & Danielle Ross.

Movement by Linda Austin
Text by Michael Harper
Film by Roland Dahwen Wu

Doors open at 6pm, performance starts at 7pm.
232 SW Ankeny St.

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Wednesday July 16 :: FLOCK
An Evening with Trio A

Linda Austin, Jen Hackworth, & Lucy Yim will perform Yvonne Rainer’s Trio A, a seminal work of the post-modern dance period. The work was officially transmitted by Linda K. Johnson who has been working with the dancers to recreate the work & extend this historical breath of dance making. Johnson will also be performing in the work & talk about her process & relationship to Trio A.

 As part of the evening, Linda K. Johnson will screen a video document of Axis Dance Company of the SF Bay Area performing Trio A Pressued #X, a specific translation of Trio A created for them by Johnson in 2014. Axis is one of the most acclaimed physically integrated dance companies in the world, & the first to perform a mixed ability version of Trio A with Rainer’s permission.

Also, Linda Austin will perform MUTT  which was created as an homage to Trio A, using similar restrictions: no repetition, even pacing, no momentum, avoiding the gaze of the audience & more. While Austin has created duet & group versions of MUTT, she will be performing the work as a solo for the evening. Learn More…

7-8:30 PM at FLOCK  8371 N Interstate Ave.
$5-10 suggested donation

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Tuesday July 22 :: HOLOCENE
BILL OF GOODS: Cruel Summer

Another edition of a quarterly series centered around modern dance, Bill of Goods. This iteration’s theme is CRUEL SUMMER. Inspired by vacations gone wrong and summertime blues, dancers bring to Holocene paradoxical sensations and leave it on the dance floor. This is sure to be as unconventional as we hope our summer to be.

9pm | $5.00 day of show
HOLOCENE 1001 SE Morrison, Portland 97214, @10th

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Also in July at PWNW:: FANFARE

In celebration of Foster Arts Night Saturday, July 19
Performance Works NW cordially invites you to
an adventurous art party
energizing our studio and spilling out into the yard under the canopy of our giant Doug Fir

For more info click HERE

THANK YOU Multnomah County Cultural Coalition / Oregon Cultural Trust



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