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M.A.S.S. IV: Xhurches Symposium


Alberta Abbey (map) Northeast
Sun., Dec. 22, 8 p.m. 2013 21+

Tonight Alberta Abbey plays host to M.A.S.S IV, put on by the local druidic denizens of Northeast's Xhurch (ex-church) collective. For years now, the event has showcased artists and musicians within varying sanctified spaces, creating mind-warping installations and elaborate soundscapes to accompany the visual element. With architectural resonance, the Abbey is a natural venue to experience Portland's experimental and improvisational realms, which will be juxtaposed this evening with performance art and a retrospective of alternative church-spaces across the country. Golden Retriever headline this year's incarnation, with droney ambience and warbling synth backdropped against effects-laden bass clarinet blasts evoking the darkly triumphant instrumental zones of Bowie's Low. The event is free, with donations highly encouraged. WYATT SCHAFFNER

Alberta Abbey

126 NE Alberta St., Portland, OR 97211

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  • Sun., Dec. 22, 8 p.m. 2013
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