Monthly Archives: September 2011

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: 20 erotic shorts: trois

it’s that time of year again, time to think of short shorts and winter and love and dirty, sexy, silly plays…

it’s time to SUBMIT to 20 Erotic Shorts: Trois !!!

20 short plays from all sorts of fancy folks, PDX and beyond!

To be directed by Eva Suter and performed by a company of actors.
Dirty? Thoughtful? Sexy? Funny? Sexy?
There’s only one way to find out…Write one…

to be performed at five minutes or less
Erotically themed (not necessarily erotic)
Four or fewer actors

Include in the script at least one of the following:
-the sound of a max train
-a red pen
-“the perfect cup of coffee”
-paper dolls
-“i need a summer evening”                                                                                                  -a distinguishing scar

Submission are due 11/1/2011
Feel free to submit several pieces
We will inform you if we select your work by the new year.
Recompense will be free tickets and our undying love and affection

send original scripts to
(indicate “20 Erotic Shorts: Trois” in the subject line)


You’re Not Invited

You’re Not Invited

September 1 – October 1, 2011 Gallery Hours: Saturdays from 12:00 – 5:00 pm and by appointment Opening Reception: Thursday September 1, 2011 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm Nisus Gallery: 328 NW Broadway #117 (at Flanders), Portland, OR Nisus Gallery, Sojourn Art Spaces, and Alison Reilly are proud to present You’re Not Invited, the biggest art event of 2011 (at least at Nisus Gallery). You’re Not Invited is a collaborative exhibition of regional and national artists who were asked to explore the theme of voyeurism in their own artistic practice. The exhibition consists of both a curated visual arts exhibition and seven performance pieces. Artists submitted work that ranges from projected forms of the female body transformed into a still life to butoh inspired dance that exploits the desire to be watched. Come embrace your inherit voyeuristic nature! Visual artists featured in You’re Not Invited: Blake Shell Alex Dolan Katarina Riesing Daniel Scotti Jake Richardson Jeff Sheridan Jamie Waelchi Elisabeth Horan Performers featured in You’re Not Invited: The Working Theatre Collective Keyon Gaskin Nathalie Weinstein Atlas Alaska L + D The Relatives Nathan H.G. You’re Not Invited opening reception is September 1st from 6:00pm-9:00pm, featuring seven live performances. Live performances begin at 7pm. The curated exhibition runs through the 1st of October. Nisus Gallery is a contemporary arts gallery directed by Brad Nelson featuring emerging and career artists. The gallery opened in August 2010 in the Everett Station Lofts. Sojourn Art Spaces is a curatorial collaboration founded in August 2010 by Katherine Rosenheim and Alexandra Smith. SAS focuses on the transformative properties of site-specific installations in run down or abandoned buildings in Northeast Portland. For more information on upcoming shows please visit their website at Alison Reilly is a curator and performance artist. In August 2011, she and collaborator Ashley Chambers presented Bruss, a performance of the relationship between storytelling and day-to-day reality. She graduated in 2009 from the University of Maryland with a B.A. in Art History. More show and artist information is found at