Tuesday, March 24, 2009

March 28 Vampires Awake! Lindsies and Roller Girl Bus Projects

I never went through a goth phase and am really not attracted to the dark side. I have seen plenty in real life on international projects. Nonetheless I respect Portland's myriad and curious cultural communities, each unique. Vampires come and go in the cycles of the cultural zeitgeist at large while little Portland's grey skies seem to provide an environment for them to thrive year round. Yearly they have a big costumed dance party, the Vampire Ball. 100% costumed attire is required. See their web site for details.

Bethany Ides is a semiotician at heart and she has engaged those engines to produce an engaging meditation on Lindsies. It is a one night performance, a blog of research and a chapbook.

APPROX L stars The Lost Linden Choristers, Chase "Lynzay" Evans, Patsy "Lindenna" Gelb, Brianna "Lynn Zi" Farina, Morgan "Llinsy" Alexandra Ritter and David "Lindsay" Weinberg.

At Gallery Homeland www.galleryhomeland.org 2505 SE 11th x Division 6PM $5-10

Its a 2 on 2 bout of Portland and Seattle rollerderby teams. The Rose City Rollers are back at the Expo Center. Go By Train. Check their website for details, including a roller-themed comic release the evening before. Their big shows often sell out without help from Andrew Dickson. http://rosecityrollers.com/rosecityrollersevents.php Doors 5PM, roll 5:45. $14-20

Meanwhile the Bus Project is having an economic recovery BBQ party food drive bash. Music includes Cap Ducal, The Bad Assets, and Les Estrangers. The Chain Reaction mini bike powered performance troupe will be there for your pleasure. At the World Famous Kenton Club at 2025 N Kilpatrick 7PM-midnight 21+ $10 donation, or $5 donation + cans of food for the Food Bank