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TBA Eats

Wood-fired Neapolitan-style pizzas—simple, charred, and sublime….

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Miniature Dramas

Laura Heit & David Commander

Two clever puppeteers play out small-scale dramas live and projected on-screen. …

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TBA Eats

Food-cart fine-dining Italian! Pastas, gnocchi, and more with fresh Oregon produce….

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Ten Tiny Dances

The audience favorite returns with a lineup of 10 performers that have never before graced the small stage. …

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The Woodsman Tavern

Jason Barwikowski’s crew at The Woodsman Tavern will cook up late summer treats from the grill: flatbreads, corn, watermelon and more….

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CHRISTEENE

A shameless and sexually infused sewer of live rap and RnB who challenges the American obsession with charm and grace, CHRISTEENE is a new, dangerous breed of entertainer and “Drag Terrorist.”…

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Grüner

A taste of the alps at TBA. Enjoy sausages, pepper stews, and stone fruit cakes, from chef Chris Israel….

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Venus X

The force behind New York City’s epic GHE20G0TH1K parties, DJ Venus X will mash-up a global mix of chopped and screwed pop songs, club mixes, political newscasts, and big dance beats. …

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The Snack Office: Human Vending Machine

TBA Eats

Abby’s Table & Fifty Licks Ice Cream will be vending farmer’s market “snacks” from the Principal’s Office….

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Boke Bowl

TBA Eats

Our kitchen kicks off TBA opening night with Boke Bowl’s Japanese steam buns, rice bowls, and more!…

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TBA:12

Time-Based Art Festival

TBA returns for its tenth anniversary with a slate of international artists and projects that cross the boundaries of forms and ideas….

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Closing Night Dinner

Join us on closing night to celebrate the moveable feast that was TBA…

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Dance Truck

Revelers will be treated to intermittent dance performances by local and visiting artists, empty truck beds for makeshift dance floors, and specials on Southern treats like mint juleps and boiled peanuts….

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Tiny TBA

Tiny TBA is a mini-festival within a festival that refuses to draw the line between kids and adults. Bring your families for open gallery hours and take part in activities led by TBA Festival artists and community volunteers….

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Big Terrific

Big Terrific is a weekly comedy show in Brooklyn hosted by Gabe Liedman, Jenny Slate, and Max Silvestri….

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Distillery Row Happy Hour

The Distillery Row artisans will host a Friday night happy hour at THE WORKS beer garden, mixing special drinks and sharing their local spirits….

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Catch

A performance showcase featuring work by the most exciting Portland and New York artists, including Luciana Achugar, Oregon Painting Society, Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner, and more….

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NEW MUSICS

NEW MUSICS invites Portland’s most exciting sound scientists and pop adventurers to collaborate with some of the city’s under-sung traditional music ensembles. …

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Miwa Matreyek

Myth & Infrastructure

Miwa Matreyek steps behind the video screen to enter as a shadow into a world of her own animation….

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Cinema Project Presents: Alex MacKenzie

the wooden lightbox: a secret art of seeing

A home-built, hand-cranked projector presents turn-of-the-century cinematic prototypes and long-forgotten ideas surrounding the moving image and its early promise….

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Experimental 1/2 Hour

Experimental 1/2 Hour, a biweekly cable access program produced by Eva Aguila & Brock Fansler, presents a night of video and live multimedia music performances produced for stage and television….

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Shana Moulton & Nick Hallett

Whispering Pines 10

Comic, contemplative, and surreal, Whispering Pines 10 is a one-act, live-performance, video opera featuring Moulton’s alter ego, Cynthia….

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Ten Tiny Dances

Ten Tiny Dances presents its 25th performance! For this special event, producer Mike Barber brings you a lineup of hits from the past nine years of tiny dances, joined by visiting main stage artists from TBA….

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Fast Weapons Presents

Featuring No Age, Dangerous Boys Club, Ghost Mom, Harry K, Nudity in Groups, John Wiese, DJ Linoleum, Sick Jaggers, and more….

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Beyondadoubt

Expect high-powered booty originals and a Southern storm of her Bounce and Memphis favorites, remixed for the dance floor….

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Vockah Redu

More than your typical hip-hop act, Vockah Redu and the Cru set the stage for a sweaty, hands-down, booty-up good time, transforming any party, bar, or dance floor in your neighborhood….

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TBA:11

Time-Based Art Festival

This September, PICA takes over Portland with an all-hours happening of contemporary performance and visual art….

Various Locations

TBA:11 THE WORKS & OUTSIDE Preview

Erin Boberg Doughton, PICA’s Performing Arts Program Director offers her early insight into the 2011 artists of THE WORKS and TBA OUTSIDE….

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Eric Fredericksen and Weekend Leisure

Karaoke and Authenticity

A riotous and tender evening of artist-made karaoke videos to your favorite power ballads, with a hidden lecture inside….

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AndrewAndrew

After dressing identically for nearly 10 years, AndrewAndrew have now become the world’s first iPad DJs….

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Wonderlust

The Finnish DJ duo mixes danceable gypsy and folk club sounds with mountain fresh costumes and visuals….

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Drum Machine

Hope for the drum circle! Digital beats, pounding drums and singular and collective voices come together in this suite of acts….

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Tender Forever

Expansive pop songs coupled with live green screen, multi-screen projections, animations and audience-participation….

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Lovers

Lovers draws from a broad palate of pop textures to transform tender introspections into room-shaking anthems. …

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Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner

SHE IS OURSELVES

An evening of aesthetically-inclined dance performance and music from Woolly, White Rainbow, The Slaves, Tunnels and The Miracles Club….

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Distillery Row Happy Hour

A one-night-only open house, featuring local guest bartenders, specialty cocktails, and food by Chef Jeremy Larter/Holocene….

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Jennifer Reeves and Skuli Sverrisson

When It Was Blue, Curated by Cinema Project

With haunting live music by Sverrisson, Reeves’ hand-painted film is an ode to nature and 16mm film as they both rapidly vanish….

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Art Party

Curated by Jenny Hoyston and Sarah Faith Gottesdiener

A “best of” Portland’s underground art scene, and beyond. LIGHT ASYLUM, Bronze, Weed Wolf, Matrimony, and Jarrett Mitchell….

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Ten Tiny Dances

Inventive new dance and performance art from a rotating lineup, all confined to a 4×4 stage. A TBA audience favorite returns!…

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The Extreme Animals Sit Down

Music is a question with no answer

A disjunctive array of live shredding, extreme feedback, YouTube bombardment, ecstatic dance moves & Sunday morning cartoons….

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Charles Atlas/William Basinski

Basinski’s haunting and melancholic soundscapes blend with Atlas’ innovative live video mixing….

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Japanther vs. Night Shade

Free Opening Night at THE WORKS

Japanther’s party-ready, no-wave, skatepunk jams face off with Night Shade’s full-room shadow puppetry….

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TBA:10

Eighth Annual Time-Based Art Festival

Join us September 9-19, 2010 in Portland, Oregon for a ten-day happening of contemporary performance, dance, music, and new media, with an additional month of visual arts installations….

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Bugskull

Called Portland’s “sleeping giants” by Snipehunt magazine, the band reforms for an evening of soulful inner space travel. Be there when the giants awaken….

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Quasi

Quasi has toured or recorded with Sleater-Kinney, Elliott Smith, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, Built to Spill, and Bright Eyes, among others….

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HEALTH / Pictureplane

HEALTH is noise, music, disco, and fashion; their shows mix, recombine, and reorient the senses. Pictureplane is going to destroy dance-floors in 2009….

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Oregon Painting Society

An art collective from Portland, Oregon, formed in 2007, they will use home-crafted objects and sounds to take you deeper into the mystery….

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Rush-N-Disco

The original YouTube cover band, Portland-based Rush-N-Disco reappropriates found media into an absurdly entertaining assault on the senses….

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Winnipeg Babysitter

Daniel Barrow's Community Access TV Tapes

In Winnipeg in the late 1970s, anyone with a dream, concept, or exhibitionist politic would be endowed with airtime and professional production services….

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Miguel Gutierrez

Death Electric Emo Protest Aerobics aka DEEP Aerobics

One hour plus of the conceptual workout experience you always wanted but never could embarrass yourself enough to find or do in public. …

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Neal Medlyn

...Her's a Queen

The first installment in a two-part Britney Spears/Hannah Montana extravaganza, built around the idea and music of Spears, purity, and nonsexual touch….

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DJ Beyonda

I've Got a Hole in My Soul

Beyonda brings the deep soulful jams that dig deep into early 60s soul, rare Stax, and swinging gritty late 50s RnB, all on original 45rpm records….

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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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Afrobeat Tribute to Michael Jackson

COMMOTION with DJ Santo

Portland-based composer Ben Darwish will lead a nine-piece band interpret Jackson’s songs using Afrobeat techniques popularized by Fela Kuti….

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Kids get in FREE with paying adult.

Putting the “all” in “all ages,” tiny tba is a festival within a festival, sampling dance, music, and film that refuses to draw the line between kid and adult….

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Kinski / C.L.U.E. Live

robbinschilds in collaboration w/ A.L. Steiner and AJ Blandford

C.L.U.E. Live is a psychedelic dance/rock/video/installation experience with original score performed live by Seattle-based Kinski….

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Ten Tiny Dances

An experiment in confined space, TTD is a performance series dedicated to fostering inventive dance/performance on a 4×4-foot stage….

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Gang Gang Dance

FREE Opening Night Performance

With strong ties to the visual art community and almost boundless creative energy, Gang Gang Dance grew out of the turn-of-the-century Null NY scene….

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TBA:09

Time-Based Art is Happening 09:03:09 - 09:13:09

PICA’s seventh annual convergence of contemporary performance, dance, music, new media and visual arts projects in Portland, Oregon, USA….

Various Locations
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TBA CLOSING NIGHT

Featuring Brother and Sister and Flash Choir

Join us for our final night of TBA:08 where after three wonderfully inspiring years our Artistic Director Mark Russell bids us adieu….

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Brother and Sister

All Day Scavenger Hunt Concert

Brother and Sister have toured the Midwest and West Coast. Their most recent scavenger hunt was commissioned by the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis….

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Indiekid Films, Anna Oxygen, Hot Little Hands, & Elizabeth Mitchell

Putting the “All” in All-Ages, tiny tba is a festival within a festival, sampling dance, music and film that refuses to draw the line between “kid” and “adult.”…

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Mega*Church

Mega*Church Loves You

MEGA*CHURCH is building an all loving spiritual revival for the 21st century. The religious sacraments are dancing and singing….

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Forced Entertainment

Quizoola!

A performance based on a text of 2,000 questions, the public is free to arrive, depart and return at any point during the six-hour performance….

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Our Hit Parade

Hosted by Kenny Mellman and Neal Medlyn

Celebrities of the downtown NYC and greater PDX performance world are asked to interpret the week’s top of the charts hits LIVE on stage….

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Live Band vs. Ohmega Watts

Stumptown Showdown plus DJ Rev Shines of Lifesavas

Featuring jazzy riffs and fierce improvised originals, the band will trade songs and perform with Watts for a truly unique experiment in music….

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Nollifur

Nollifur is an analog synth dance pop extravaganza utilizing computer technology, video clips, splits, and an onslaught of sound….

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Root Beer and French Fry

Relying initially on pre-recorded sounds, samples, and drum machines, the group stumbled upon a system for generating short, catchy, poppy songs….

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