Thursday, February 19, 2009

February 20 Art & Performance

At Reed College, artist Liza Ryan speaks on her installation now showing in the gallery. Talk 6:30PM Eliot Hall 314 Free

Those who have seen Portland's Water in the Desert performance festivals, such as the ambitious and spectacular Midsummer Night's Dream at Peninsula Park last summer, know the pleasure of a beautiful performance involving dozens. The festival is free. Tonight is a benefit in support of this summer's festival. Performers include Kyai Guntur Sari, Gamelan; Maureen Freehill “momo”, butoh; Adam Hurst, Cello; Miriam Burke, Javanese Dance; Kyogen Theatre by PSU's theater lab; Mizu Desierto Butoh Theatre, the core of the summer festival and Soriah with Ashkelon Sain, Tuvan Throat-singing. There is a dance party after until late. At Someday Lounge 125 NW 5th. Performances commence 8:30PM. Benefit tickets $15-30