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Demian DineYazhi

DEATH DANCE*

Part song and dance, part IBQTPOC prom, but mostly dedicated to honoring the labor and intelligence…

PICA at Hancock
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Y.G.B.Portland // DUG

Gifted Grounds II

Calling all Lovers, Creators, Change-makers, Hustlers, Baby Mamas, Nation Builders, Dreamers, Dancers, Revolutionaries, Freedom Fighters, Spiritual…

PICA at Hancock
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DJ Klyph

Champagne & Honey - Stakes Is High

Klyph once again curates a night of hip-hop music for the TBA festival featuring artists representing…

PICA at Hancock
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Sounds et al

Apperceptive Moment

Sounds et al presents Apperceptive Moment. Sound artists Ben Glas, Dolphin Midwives, Samson Stilwell and Amenta…

PICA at Hancock
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Joseph Keckler

Joseph Keckler

Drawing on his versatile 3+ octave voice, videos, monologues, and songs, Joseph Keckler delivers highlights of…

PICA at Hancock
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Fin de Cinema

Holocene Presents: Andrei Tarkovsky’s The Mirror

Fin de Cinema is a recurring live film score series curated by Gina Altamura of Portland…

PICA at Hancock
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EMA

EXILE IN THE OUTER RING

RECORD RELEASE SHOW: EMA (Erika M. Anderson) has been part of the West Coast noise and…

PICA at Hancock
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CRITICAL MASCARA

CRITICAL MASCARA The 5th and Final Showcase by Pepper Pepper presents, House of Ada, House of Flora, DJ Spf 666, and DJ madison moore

CRITICAL MASCARA: The 5th and Final Showcase by Pepper Pepper, House of Ada and House of…

PICA at Hancock
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Kelly Pratt

No No Soliciting

Returning for the second consecutive year, No No Soliciting will feature several of Portland’s most talented…

PICA at Hancock
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Opening Night: Genesis Breyer P-Orridge

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Part of THEMSELVES curated by Kristan Kennedy Industrial music pioneer Genesis Breyer P-Orridge inaugurates our 15th…

PICA at Hancock
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Opening Night Dinner

Get the first look ​at​ TBA:17 as we kick off the festival with our annual Opening…

PICA at Hancock
Shannon Funchess

She’s in Parties

Shannon Funchess presents an evening of sound and visuals

Indie electronic musician and vocalist Shannon Funchess has had her feet firmly planted in the fertile…

PICA at Hancock
CInema Project

Cinema Project

The Mechanics Laid Bare

Referencing the psychedelic light shows of the ’60s and ’70s as well as the harsh noise…

PICA at Hancock
Amenta Abioto

burke jam presents Blind Coven

Featuring Amenta Abioto

Blind Coven will feature Portland-based songwriter, songstress, and actor Amenta Abioto. Abioto’s work is on the…

PICA at Hancock
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DJ Klyph

Welcome to the Neighborhood Live!

Welcome to the Neighborhood Live! expands the reach of the weekly radio broadcast bringing the very…

PICA at Hancock
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Don’t Get Me Started

Hosted by Andrew Dickson and co-produced with Claudia Meza It’s time we said it, 2016 has…

PICA at Hancock
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Kelly Pratt

No No Soliciting

No No Soliciting will feature several of Portland’s most talented and respected musicians and songwriters performing…

PICA at Hancock
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Pepper Pepper

Critical Mascara: A Post-Realness Drag Extravaganza

Critical Mascara, “A Post-Realness Drag Extravaganza,” returns for its fourth year serving a wild hybrid of…

PICA at Hancock
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Juliana Huxtable

Part of PICA at Hancock Opening Night for TBA:16 Juliana Huxtable will treat opening night audiences…

PICA at Hancock
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Kelly Pratt

Fanfare: Birth > Rebirth

PICA COMMISSION: Commissioned for the opening night of TBA:16, Fanfare: Birth > Rebirth is a celebration…

PICA at Hancock
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Party Like It’s 1995!

Featuring: SNAP! + more

1995 was a fruitful year in Portland. Punk and indie bands filled clubs like Satyricon and…

The Redd
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Decibel Festival Night at The Works

Featuring: Lapalux, Strategy, Raica with Coldbrew Collective

Decibel Festival is proud to be curating three compelling audio/visual performances, each channeling a unique creative…

The Redd
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Beacon Sound Night at The Works

Bardo:Basho, Benoit Pioulard, and Apartment Fox

BEACON SOUND brings to TBA:15 an experimental night of music featuring performances by Benoit Pioulard, Bardo:Basho,…

The Redd
Disoriented

Disoriented Comedy: Standup Comedy

Bri Pruett, Jenny Yang, D'Lo

DIS*O*RI*ENT*ED (ADJ). HAVING LOST YOUR BEARINGS; CONFUSED AS TO TIME OR PLACE OR PERSONAL IDENTITY. Disoriented…

The Redd
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Ten Tiny Dances

TBA favorite Ten Tiny Dances (TTD) returns to the Festival this year! An experiment in confined…

The Redd
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S1 Night at The Works

S1 Presents: Zola Jesus (DJ Set), U.S. Hard / Contemporary, Coast2C

S1 is an artist-run project space in Northeast Portland. Since the summer of 2014, S1’s dedicated…

The Redd
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Critical Mascara

A Post-Realness Drag Extravaganza

Critical Mascara: A Post-Realness Drag Extravaganza is a competition celebrating community and creativity. Inspired by the…

The Redd
General Sisters

Live Riot: Singing We Must Rage! A Sing-Along

General Sisters and The Feminist Art Gallery with Emily Kingan, Melanie Valera, and other Alien She collaborators

Alien She is a testament to the power of young people motivated to spreading a message….

The Redd
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Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks

TBA:15 Opening Night!

The influential and relentlessly relevant rock band of mythical standing Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks kick…

The Redd
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TBA:15 OPENING NIGHT DINNER

WITH FEASTWORKS

OPENING NIGHT DINNER AT THE WORKS! To kick off the first night of TBA:15, this year’s…

The Redd
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BLOODY MARY BRUNCHEON

FOOD & DRINK AT THE WORKS

Your forecast for the final day of TBA: Spicy, salty, and refreshing and bright with a…

THE WORKS at Fashion Tech
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Chanticleer Trü

Evelyn

Closing night at THE WORKS lights up the sky with an explosion of a million stars….

THE WORKS at Fashion Tech
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Oneohtrix Point Never

Oneohtrix Point Never’s “R Plus Seven” is one of Pitchfork’s Top 50 Albums of 2013 Oneohtrix…

THE WORKS at Fashion Tech
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Arca

“[Arca’s latest work] &&&&&, It’s a reinforcement of the beat-heavy chill he’s famous for, but also…

THE WORKS at Fashion Tech
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SQUART!

SQUART! says “Get your ass on stage, be spontaneous, short-circuit the forces of habit and expectation…

THE WORKS at Fashion Tech
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R.S.V.P. Dinner

FOOD & DRINK AT THE WORKS

We cordially invite you to an “elegant” al fresco dinner (in a parking lot), served with…

THE WORKS at Fashion Tech
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Jason Traeger

PORTLAND STAND-UP COMEDY PHOTO ALBUM : LIVE!

In 2013 Portland based artist, photographer, and comic Jason Traeger began documenting Portland Oregon’s internationally recognized…

THE WORKS at Fashion Tech
Cinema Night

Cinema Project Night

In Favor of Skepticism

No need to stay fixed to your seat, no need to act as passive viewer, or…

THE WORKS at Fashion Tech
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Christopher Sutton

RE: Disc COVER

Christopher Sutton describes his whole life as revolving around his love of music. RE: Disc Cover…

THE WORKS at Fashion Tech
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Pepper Pepper

CRITICAL MASCARA “A Post-Realness Drag Ball”

CRITICAL MASCARA “A Post-Realness Drag Ball” returns to the TBA stage with a much anticipated sequel…

THE WORKS at Fashion Tech
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DROPPING GEMS CURATES THE WORKS

Little People, DJAO & Philip Grass

Portland electronic music collective and record label Dropping Gems curates a night at The Works featuring…

THE WORKS at Fashion Tech
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THEESatisfaction

TBA:14 Opening Night!

THEESatisfaction are artists that blend elements of hip-hop, electronic, and dance. They’re positive energy. Black energy,…

THE WORKS at Fashion Tech
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SO-GOOD MEALS

FOOD & DRINK AT THE WORKS

Our inner host(ess) with the most(ess) has broken loose, blitzed on wine coolers, with a stack…

THE WORKS at Fashion Tech
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Natasha Kmeto & Rap Class

Dropping Gems takes over THE WORKS with a night of sly samples and sultry, dance-ready beats…

THE WORKS at Con-Way
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Alexandro Segade

Boy Band Audition

Combining science-fiction, electronic pop music, and audience participation, Boy Band Audition is an interactive performance night…

THE WORKS at Con-Way
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DUBAIS

Die Unterwelt: A Pop-era by Nadia Buyse

International singing sensation DUBAIS has decided to end it all and to leave this world. The…

THE WORKS at Con-Way
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Body/Head

Kim Gordon (CKM, Sonic Youth, Free Kitten, etc.) and Bill Nace (X.O.4, Vampire Belt, Ceylon Mange,…

Con-Way
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Ieva Miseviciute

I Will Rip Your Arms Off

Co-presented with Disjecta Contemporary Art Center and curated by Summer Guthery, 2013-2014 Disjecta Curator-in-Residence Ieva Misevičiūtė—former…

THE WORKS at Con-Way
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Wishful Thinking

Featuring Led Er Est, Blues Control, Further Reductions, and The Coombe

Curated by Owen Hutchinson We’re not a synthpop band, a goth band, a noise band, an…

THE WORKS at Con-Way
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Getting to Know You(Tube)

Crystal Baxley & Stefan Ransom

Co-presented with the Hollywood Theatre Embark on a spiritual journey into the deepest caverns of YouTube’s…

THE WORKS at Con-Way
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Like A Villain

Make Well

Make Well has been composed to heal its listeners in parts of their souls left untouched…

THE WORKS at Con-Way
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Nick Hallett

Rainbow Passage

Scored for singers and electronics, Rainbow Passage is a multimedia concert based on a popular diagnostic…

THE WORKS at Con-Way
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Kaj-anne Pepper & Chanticleer Tru

CRITICAL MASCARA: A Post-Realness Drag Ball

With DJ’s Shaun J. Wright and Alinka TWIRL (Chicago) and MIRACLES CLUB (PDX) Queens and kings, outcasts…

THE WORKS at Con-Way
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Peter Burr

SPECIAL EFFECT

Video and performance artist Peter Burr presents a live television show featuring 18 short animations from…

THE WORKS at Con-Way
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The Julie Ruin

Featuring Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls and School of Rock In 1997, riot grrrl legend…

THE WORKS at Con-Way
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TBA:13 FOOD

Carnival Without Rides

When you stay up late to catch all of the artists and activity at the Time-Based…

THE WORKS at Con-Way

Fade to Mind

Kingdom, Total Freedom, Massacooramaan

A taste of the LA bass sound as a closing night TBA party of surreal visions, sideways club trax, and darkside R&B dubs….

Washington High School

Nong’s Khao Man Gai

TBA Eats

Aromatic poached chicken, fluffy rice, Thai herbs, and salty, spicy soy bean sauce—a perfect package meal!…

THE WORKS at Washington High School

Thu Tran

The Yes and No of Blacklight Food

A bizarro cooking demonstration exploring the effects of black light, led by the adorable host of FOOD PARTY….

Washington High School

Bunk Sandwiches

TBA Eats

Lip-smacking, filled-to-the-brim sandwiches from the crew at Bunk….

THE WORKS at Washington High School

Alexis Blair Penney

New York-based singer, performer, DJ, and personality Penney will travel an emotional journey in song, from childhood to first love to romantic dissolution to ecstatic hope and empowerment. …

Washington High School

Portobello

TBA Eats

Vegan Italian dishes that satisfy everyone: vegetable terrines, beet-pine nut manicotti, corn and mushroom chowder, and more….

THE WORKS at Washington High School

Parenthetical Girls, et al.

Featuring Golden Retriever, Classical Revolution PDX, Jherek Bischoff, Allie Hankins

Performances by collaborators past and present, concluding in a grand-scale, multi-disciplinary concert. Featuring musical guests Golden Retriever, Classical Revolution PDX performing compositions by Jherek Bischoff, and a solo dance by choreographer Allie Hankins.

Washington High School

The Hollywood Theatre Presents: FUTURE CINEMA

Terrifying Women, Weston Currie & Grouper, B-Movie BINGO

Check your boredom at the megaplex for performances and videos from Terrifying Women, brand new work from Weston Currie and Liz Harris (Grouper), and B Movie Bingo Wolf Choir….

THE WORKS at Washington High School

Blind Tasting Bingo

TBA Eats

Join us for a flight of small tastes, eaten with your eyes closed, in this game of sensory deprivation and exploration. Featuring Jason French (Ned Ludd), Chef Naoko Tamura, and Johanna Ware (Smallwares)….

THE WORKS at Washington High School

BRAINSTORM/Sahel Sounds

Global and Mobile Pop

A multimedia night of live musical performances, Skype video concerts from western Africa, YouTube remixes, and live cellphone feeds. …

Washington High School