Time in Portland


Blog

By Robert Tyree For 10 days each of the last 10 Septembers, the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art’s Time-Based Arts Festival has run rampant in a city often peripheral to considerations of contemporary performance. TBA’s two nonstop 90-hour weeks draw a lot of committed people to get haggard and timely together; a break in Portland’s avowedly low-key tendencies. For me, […]

April 1, 2019

Reflections on an All Day Event


Blog

By Aynsley Vandenbroucke I tiptoe into the sanctuary at one-thirty, join fellow parishioners of art. In the silence, my mind feels loud.  The hour for each improvising performer invites me to slow down, see horizontally; theta waves float throughout the space, drawing out ideas and focus. I’m pretty sure, and sad, that I’ve missed Ralph […]

April 1, 2019

Three Reperformers from “Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present” Respond to the MOCA Gala Performances


Blog

We read with interest and dismay Yvonne Rainer’s critique of Marina Abramović’s performance proposal for the Los Angeles MOCA gala earlier this month. We hold these two artists in the highest esteem—for the courageousness, intelligence, humor and beauty of their work and for their unapologetically unconventional lives as women and outspoken citizens. We had the […]

April 1, 2019

November Bulletin Board


Blog

What are you doing this month? What are you seeing, reading, dreaming, adoring, rolling your eyes about, snoring through? Want to offer fellow P-Clubbers a discount to a show? Shamelessly plug something you’re in? Pull out your soapbox and hold forth on whatever unbelievably awful or divine thing you just saw? Here’s the place to […]

March 31, 2019

December Bulletin Board


Blog

What are you doing this month? What are you seeing, reading, dreaming, adoring, rolling your eyes about, snoring through? Want to offer fellow P-Clubbers a discount to a show? Shamelessly plug something you’re in? Pull out your soapbox and hold forth on whatever unbelievably awful or divine thing you just saw? Here’s the place to […]

March 31, 2019

January Bulletin Board


Blog

What are you doing this month? What are you seeing, reading, dreaming, adoring, rolling your eyes about, snoring through? Want to offer fellow P-Clubbers a discount to a show? Shamelessly plug something you’re in? Pull out your soapbox and hold forth on whatever unbelievably awful or divine thing you just saw? Here’s the place to […]

March 31, 2019

February Bulletin Board


Blog

What are you doing this month? What are you seeing, reading, dreaming, adoring, rolling your eyes about, snoring through? Want to offer fellow P-Clubbers a discount to a show? Shamelessly plug something you’re in? Pull out your soapbox and hold forth on whatever unbelievably awful or divine thing you just saw? Here’s the place to […]

March 31, 2019

March Bulletin Board


Blog

What are you doing this month? What are you seeing, reading, dreaming, adoring, rolling your eyes about, snoring through? Want to offer fellow P-Clubbers a discount to a show? Shamelessly plug something you’re in? Pull out your soapbox and hold forth on whatever unbelievably awful or divine thing you just saw? Here’s the place to […]

March 31, 2019

Spring Bulletin Board


Blog

What are you doing these days? What are you seeing, reading, dreaming, adoring, rolling your eyes about, snoring through? Want to offer fellow P-Clubbers a discount to a show? Shamelessly plug something you’re in? Pull out your soapbox and hold forth on whatever unbelievably awful or divine thing you just saw? Here’s the place to […]

March 31, 2019

Springtime in Romania


Blog

On Thursday, May 24th, the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York and Immigrants’ Theatre Project presented Eastern European Playwrights: Women Write the New, an evening of showings by the Romanian playwrights Vera Ion and Mihaela Michailov. Vera performed her one-woman show, youshine.youarebeautiful, directed by Marcy Arlin, and there was a staged reading of Mihaela’s Family […]

March 31, 2019