Tag: music

  • October 8 || Nine Women: An Evening of Improv Comedy

    October 8 || Nine Women: An Evening of Improv Comedy

    Bridge City Improv brings together three trios of the Portland area’s best improv comedians. Featuring Allie Rivenbark + Betse Green + Lisa Brousseau // Mariah Muñoz + Sarah Thompson + Elena Afanasiev// Amy Conway + Lauren Sinner + Kristen Shier. Sat. Oct. 8 at 7:30 pm (doors open at 7:00) Tickets available at https://www.merctickets.com/events/129620214/nine-women-an-evening-of-improv-comedy

  • 2022 Fall Events

    2022 Fall Events

    New performance by Linda Austin; an all-woman improv comedy group; the Alembic Artist Series with Blue McCall, Dee Bustos, Pepper Pepper and Adrianna Audoma; and Marissa Rae Niederhauser and collaborators

  • Oct 15 || Linda Austin: 3 miles of possible (the second mile)

    Oct 15 || Linda Austin: 3 miles of possible (the second mile)

    ALL PERFORMANCES EXCEPT OCTOBER 15 CANCELED DUE TO ILLNESS PWNW Artistic Director Linda Austin presents Mile 2 of her ongoing project “3 miles of possible.” animating and traveling along a series of spatial paths envisioned as giant drawings, spells,and/or runes. These paths are threaded through with a variety of movement scores, choreographies, tasks, interactions with objects, guest artists, texts, songs, and sound compositions.

  • FALL 2021 EVENTS

    FALL 2021 EVENTS

    Performance Works NW is back this Fall with a live performance by PWNW’s Linda Austin as well as works through our Public Access Program.

  • AUG 13-14 ║ ALEMBIC ARTIST SERIES ║ MAURA CAMPBELL-BALKITS

    AUG 13-14 ║ ALEMBIC ARTIST SERIES ║ MAURA CAMPBELL-BALKITS

    An absurdist slapstick work-in-progress featuring Mo, a silent clown character, tasked with creating a performance for other humans to laugh at. Set in motion by sound, lights, props, and comedic expectation, Mo finds herself in a performative cycle of achievement and failure, tension and release, fast and slow, connection and disconnection, and so on and so forth

  • JULY 16 + 17 ║ ALEMBIC ARTIST SERIES ║ maximiliano || SOLD OUT

    JULY 16 + 17 ║ ALEMBIC ARTIST SERIES ║ maximiliano || SOLD OUT

    PATER_CIDA performance (™) a multimedia mythos Moons Break Orbits Engineered, Yet Illegitimate Displays Terraforming Legacy Assumption Denied Heat Death Of The Universe Soon We’ll All Be ———

  • JULY 23 + 24 ║ ALEMBIC ARTIST SERIES ║ MARISSA RAE NIEDERHAUSER

    JULY 23 + 24 ║ ALEMBIC ARTIST SERIES ║ MARISSA RAE NIEDERHAUSER

    In ‘Here nor There’ a limited capacity audience is given the choice to observe the artist “Here”, dancing in the theater space live while casting sharp shadows on the wall behind her, or “there” in the back garden where the shadow play is projected from a live feed in an intimate open air cinema. The audience can move between the two spaces as they like.

  • JULY 30 + 31 ║ APOGEE ║ HANNAH KRAFCIK + EMILY JONES || SOLD OUT

    JULY 30 + 31 ║ APOGEE ║ HANNAH KRAFCIK + EMILY JONES || SOLD OUT

    “apogee” is a sci-fi inspired multi-sensory stim—a personal reflection on the ways our own sensitive systems intertwine with surroundings, how they collapse time, find order, glitch and regulate. It was developed holding neurodiverse experiences in mind and includes video, sound, text, and movement collected and arranged over the course of the pandemic.

  • June 28 || Savannah Fuentes Flamenco || Flores de Verano

    June 28 || Savannah Fuentes Flamenco || Flores de Verano

    Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes brings her fundraising and recovery tour to Portland. This will be a concert with live music by Diego Amador, Jr. Two Shows!Monday June 28 | 6:30 & 8:30pm$35-$60 Buy tickets 6:30 showBuy tickets 8:30 show (canceled) Savannah Fuentes, Flamenco dancer, and producer, is one of the only touring artists in the […]

  • APRIL 24 | DYAD: Dance & Music Duos

    APRIL 24 | DYAD: Dance & Music Duos

    Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble and Performance Works NW team up to present “Dyad: Dance & Music Duos.” Performance Works NW, along with assistance from the Creative Music Guild, has co-curated the next installment of Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble’s (PJCE) Online livestream series: Dyad: Dance and Music Improvisations, DYAD: Dance & Music DuosSaturday, April 24th, 2021, […]

  • MAY 20 ║ PWNW HAPPY HOUR ║ WENDY HAMBIDGE + JORGE SAMUEL FARIA║ RACHEL KESSLER + MATT FIELDER

    MAY 20 ║ PWNW HAPPY HOUR ║ WENDY HAMBIDGE + JORGE SAMUEL FARIA║ RACHEL KESSLER + MATT FIELDER

    PLEASE JOIN US ON ZOOM FOR PWNW HAPPY HOURTHURSDAY MAY 20, 5-6:20 PMWITH WORK BY WENDY HAMBIDGE + JORGE SAMUEL FARIA/RACHEL KESSLER + MATT FIELDER Our time together begins with a welcome and a toast, followed by artists presenting work, segueing into lively discussion, and finishing off with a chance to win a T-shirt or other prize! At PWNW […]

  • APRIL 15 ║ PWNW Happy Hour ║ Stephanie Lavon Trotter & IXNAY

    APRIL 15 ║ PWNW Happy Hour ║ Stephanie Lavon Trotter & IXNAY

    PLEASE JOIN US ON ZOOM FOR PWNW HAPPY HOUR THURSDAY APRIL 15, 5-6:20 PM WITH WORK BY STEPHANIE LAVON TROTTER & IXNAY

  • March 26-28 || Austin + Hankins: /ə ˈsiŋgəl piŋk klɑʊd/

    March 26-28 || Austin + Hankins: /ə ˈsiŋgəl piŋk klɑʊd/

    Linda Austin & Allie Hankins/ə ˈsɪŋgəl pɪŋk klɑʊd/Fri-Sun, March 26-287:30 pm Pacific TimeTickets—pay what you will: HERE Sunday’s performance is Closed Captioned.Sunday also features a post-show talk-back with Linda and Allie on Zoom, open to all who attended any performance. Links for the performance on Vimeo and Sunday talk-back provided upon registration. In this virtual […]