Current Season 2018
Held at The Old Church Concert Hall1422 SW 11th Avenue Portland, OR 97201
APRIL 10TH :: VISIBLY INVISIBLE: HONORING OUR UNSUNG SHEROES
7pm, Doors 6:30pm
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Empowerment through the Arts – Dance, theater, fashion, storytelling, song and self-care on the path to healing and self actualization. We honor the journey, and explore the complex roles Black Women play within their immediate communities and the world at large.
MAY 8TH :: NATIVE PERSPECTIVES ON ARTS, CULTURE AND JUSTICE
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7pm program, 6:30pm doors
Programmed by the Native Arts & Cultures Foundation, seven Native American artists share their perspectives through their art. The first half of the program will focus on the individual artists through film, art, performance and stories.
Topics in the panel discussion include an exploration on how the artists’ work address issues around visibility, identity, essentialism and stereotype. The discussion will also focus on how the artists’ work addresses justice issues that affect Native communities locally.
Cassandra Frost, Actress, Member of The Cheyenne River Sioux of South Dakota
Anthony Hudson, Multidisciplinary/Performer, Grand Ronde
LaRonn Katchia, Filmmaker, Tribal member Warm Springs Indian Reservation
Jacqueline Keeler, Writer, Navajo/Yankton Dakota Sioux
Brenda Mallory, Visual/Textile, Member of the Cherokee Nation
Isacc Trimble, Film producer, Flute maker, Apache/Yaqui
Shirod Younker, Traditional/Multidisciplina y, Coquille & Coos
JUNE 12TH :: MADE TO DANCE IN BURNING BUILDINGS
EMPOWERING SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE
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PRODUCED BY URBAN HAIKU
A fusion of poetry, theater, and violent and visceral contemporary dance, which poses the question: HOW DO WE HEAL FROM TRAUMA?