Dance

Kurtis Blow & The Hip Hop Nutcracker

As the holiday hip hop tour heads to Portland, rap pioneer and show MC Kurtis Blow talks about his career, his faith, and his heart transplant.

Dance review: A BodyVox Halloween

The Portland contemporary dance company gets spooky—and silly—with “BloodyVox,” its seasonal splurge of the macabre.

November DanceWatch: Onstage at last

From “Hip Hop Nutcracker” to “Cinderella,” Keylock & Bielemeier to Linda Austin’s explorations, dance is live and on the move again.

At last, OBT is back onstage

The ballet company, disrupted by Covid and an abrupt change in leadership, opens a new season on Friday.

DanceWatch: Back on stage!

After a long layoff, dance is getting back in performance halls. Celebrate its return – if you’ve been vaccinated.

September DanceWatch: TBA-plus

PICA’s Time-Based Art Fest highlights a month that also shows many dancers emerging from isolation.

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