With a nod to the beauty and wonder of a traveling show, Sávila presents Earth Without Borders/Tierra Sin Fronteras, a recorded musical journey celebrating the plant and animal life that thrives along the Mexico/U.S. border. Weaving together song, dance, and visual poetry, this original work carries us through the cycle of a day as the earth spins.
The searing production that took Portland by storm gets its streaming debut! Dael Orlandersmith’s solo show explores the social uprising following the shooting of teenager Michael Brown. Produced by ALL ARTS and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater.
As part of the 2021 Fertile Ground Festival, Portland theatermakers discuss inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility (IDEA) in our collective spaces and on our stages. The panel of artists and administrators includes Chip Miller (Portland Center Stage), Samson Syharath (Artists Repertory Theatre), Kisha Jarrett (Artists Repertory Theatre), Alec Lugo (Bag & Baggage Productions), Dana Walls, and moderator Ruby Joy White, sharing how their organizations are currently grappling with this work.
As part of an ongoing series with Portland artists, we partnered with multi-disciplinary visual artist Daren Todd, who created a colorful portrait of the iconic James Baldwin. See an amazing video by Daren documenting his process, including a time-lapse of the mural's creation!
Hilarious and deliciously biting, this play brings love, piñatas, and donuts to the fight against injustice, hatred, and oppression in all its flavors (but especially the orange-tinged variety). Using poetry, stand-up comedy, and sweaty go-go dance vibes, writer, performer, and comedian Baruch Porras Hernandez shares stories of his journey as a Queer Latino boy growing up in Toluca, Mexico, and immigrating to California. Grab your party hat and get ready to take a bite of this deep-fried, frosted goodness!
As part of the programming for Día de Muertos (Day of Dead) this year, Maria Garcia, founder of La Malinche, hosted an artist talk with Alejandro IV Barragan to discuss the history of Day of Dead ceremonies. As part of the discussion, Alejandro shared a short documentary he filmed on location in Mexico.
Join us for a special Birthday edition of the improvisational VNPRT & Friends music performance. This will be a live streaming music performance featuring Portland-based DJ and musical curator VNPRT presenting a collaborative DJ set accompanied by live instrumentation from Brown Alice (of Brown Calculus), Charlie Brown III on keyboard, Noah Simpson on trumpet, Cary Miga on bass, Shook Black on drums with special guest Adriana Wagner.
Portland Center Stage at The Armory is committed to identifying & interrupting instances of racism & all forms of oppression, through the principles of inclusion, diversity, equity, & accessibility (IDEA).