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January 2018

RENNIE HARRIS PUREMOVEMENT

JANUARY 25-27, 2018  THU-SAT | 8pm,  Lincoln Hall, Portland State University
“A TAPESTRY OF ELEGANTLY FLUID POPPING AND LOCKING…PHENOMENAL.” - The New York Times

*Due to high demand, 2pm Saturday matinee just added! PRESENTS WHITE BIRD UNCAGED 2017-18 LIFTED! Running time 90 minutes with one intermission. Featuring famed Portland gospel singers Alonzo Chadwick and Friends Click to read the Eugene Weekly Cover Story “Black Movement Matters” written by Rachael Carnes. Legendary hip hop choreographer Rennie Harris returns to White Bird Uncaged with his newest work LIFTED!, combining gospel music and house dance to explore contemporary issues of community and spirituality. Loosely based on Charles…

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March 2018

URBAN BUSH WOMEN

MARCH 1-3, 2018  THU-SAT | 8pm,  Newmark Theatre
“UBW’S WORK INTENDS TO HELP PEOPLE MAKE SENSE OF THIS WORLD AND PREPARE TO TAKE ACTION IN IT.” - Urban Bush Women Core Value

PRESENTS WHITE BIRD UNCAGED 2017-18 HAIR AND OTHER STORIES In 2001, White Bird introduced Urban Bush Women with Jawole Willa Jo Zollar’s humorous and poignant Hair Stories. Hair and Other Stories is a brand new multidisciplinary work that addresses matters of race, gender, identity and economic inequality through the lens of hair, primarily that of African American women. Harking back to the original Hair Stories, this exciting work with a new director is certain to be just as memorable.  …

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