Portland Institute for Contemporary Art’s annual convergence of contemporary performance, dance, music, new media and visual arts projects in Portland, Oregon. Now in its seventh year, the Time-Based Art (TBA) Festival is presented from September 3-13, 2009 with visual art installations running until October 18.
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Boléro Variations (USA Premiere)
Variations pieces together different performances of the bolero: from Eydie Gormé to Maria Callas, Benny Goodman to Tchaikovsky.
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Meg Stuart/Damaged Goods & Philipp Gehmacher/Mumbling Fish
MAYBE FOREVER explores loss, longing, the place in between dreams and wishes, mourning and meeting.
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Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People
Last Meadow (World Premiere)
Mining movement and text from James Dean Last Meadow creates a non-narrative collage of an America where the jig is up and the dream has died.
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SweetBerry Sampled and LeftOva
Kalup Linzy with Ben Darwish, Sam Howard, and Kevin van Geem
Linzy performs songs from SweetBerry Sonnet, with video segments produced as a result of a PICA residency, along with local jazz and rock rising stars.
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C.L.U.E. (color location ultimate experience)
robbinschilds performs a series of original performances and interactions in, on, and around the Washington High School grounds.
Meg Stuart: Improvisation as Strategy
See the full schedule at www.pica.org