Monthly Archives: September 2005

Lone Twin’s “Sledgehammer Songs”

Posted by Rob McMahon Note: This piece was created as part of the Kamikaze Writing Workshop with Elizabeth Zimmer of the Village Voice. Gregg Whelan and Gary Winters are endearing chaps. At last year’s TBA, they had me from hello(actually … Continue reading

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“Rise:Rose,” mesmerizing Dance of Darkness, premieres at Lincoln Hall

This review was written in the “Kamikaze Writing Workshop” that Elizabeth Zimmer of “The Village Voice” led. We saw performances at night and then had to submit 300-500 word essays the next morning. –posted by Gigi Rosenberg Two lanterns hang … Continue reading

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Insects Present at TBA

(a list, posted by Amber Bell) Aphids locust spider bee butterfly beetle (Slow Dance Recyttal) cicada fly dung beetle (Mirah with Spectratone International) Man with a fly in his mouth (Lone Twin)

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Aura, a brilliant collaboration, seduces with darkness and beauty

“I want you to imagine that you are here. So we can be together. That is my goal, to be with you. It is all about you. This is what happens in my imagination about you.”
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Save The Last Dance For Me: Pantoums Villanelles and Sestinas Or I Am Not Done With You Yet Part Two

Lone Twin at Corberry Press on Sunday Evening –posted by Lisa Radon Very quickly: I have never heard Lone Twin described accurately. Oh, sure I heard the best minds of my generation in Portland lauding their ’04 performance in a … Continue reading

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Play Or I Am Not Done With You Yet, Part One

From the Show + Tell to DJ Spooky to the M.O.S.T. to Alain Buffard and Anna Halprin: play as a recurring theme throughout the week of TBA –posted by Lisa Radon

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How We Investigate

posted by Amber Bell Sometimes, artists make work purely about themselves. Sometimes, artists make work essentially about some outside topic. Things can get incredible when the two come together. It’s like a venn diagram. Allow me to illustrate. At Sunday’s … Continue reading

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The Swifts, Lone Twin, and Always Coming Back to the Same Thing

posted by Amber Bell My friend and I were lying on the hillside at Chapman School, watching the Swifts gather at dusk. We were discussing the idea of choosing one topic to make artwork from, then working with it for … Continue reading

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pleasing portlander ponderings

how we investigate – short films/videos/power point presentation…curated by morgan currie posted by laura becker i went into to my final day of TBA yesterday pretty pleased, thinking, while i may not have been blown over or swept away by … Continue reading

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Titán at the Dada ball

Photos / text by Patrick Sullivan These guys rocked, and sort of sucked. The guitarist stripped to his underwear to chants of ‘quita la ropa’ and stood there with a stupid grin on his face and his guitar up over … Continue reading

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