Diggable Monkey & SijaPDX Events Present
THRESHOLD: BLACK WATER SNAKE
A Benefit for the Oregon Acupuncture and Naturopathic Associations http://mythreshold.net/
Sponsored by KBOO 90.7 FM
Saturday, Feb. 9th - Chinese New Year Party – 9:00 PM – 4:00 AM
Sunday, Feb. 10th - Benefit Auction Fundraiser – 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
@ Refuge PDX - 116 SE Yamhill St., Portland, OR
You are cordially invited to the annual Threshold: Chinese New Year event! The theme encourages discovery of balance in the feminine and masculine energies; within ourselves, our relationships, our communities and the world at large. The Black Water Snake is intuitive, a socially adventurous spirit that loves taking risks. Explore the balance and charm your way into the new year.
Asian-inspired dress highly encouraged...
The Eye Candy – TAKE A BITE!
SATURDAY, FEB. 9th 9:00PM – 4:00 AM
A journey through fractal soundscapes and alternate realms.
Dizzyingly beautiful compositions, heartbreaking in their melancholy and dance floor crushing all at once.
Crafting the art of spinning it all together in a smooth hot mess. She plays for the dancers!
The Black 22's
Hitting the decks with a playful, funky, dirty party vibe that keeps the dance floor bouncing.
DJ Rescue (Zia of the Dandy Warhols)
Saving good parties from bad music!
Enthno mundial bass.
Bridgetown Revue - Fusion Bellydance
Sharing the strength, sensuality and silliness of life through dance and art.
JPeace Love Circus - Clowning, Juggling, Hooping, Awesoming:
Members of Kazum, Uplift, and More
NagaSita - Tribal Nouveau Bellydance
An opulent display of ritual theater.
Athena Aura Nova- Pole
The art of seduction, not just the raw animal lust kind.
An exploration into the multidimensional realms of cognitive and physical space.
Wren LaFeet Nomad Dance - Partner Fusion
Dedicated to community, consciousness, sustainability and well-being though movement.
Icon (Icon Sleepy Tut) - Hip Hop/Popping
SUNDAY, Feb. 10th – 6:00PM to 10:00PM
Auction Fundraiser for the Oregon Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (OAAOM) and the Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OANP). These two groups have been intimately involved in lobbying the state of Oregon and the Oregon Health Authority to include expanded coverage for alternative medicine for low-income Oregonians within the Affordable Care Act and the state level Health Insurance Exchange.
Thoughtful, serence, and just plain beautiful …
Pagan Jug Band
Deftly mixing straight-ahead bluegrass, folk and country blues, and Louisiana Zydeco.
Vast hard-hitting electro-acoustic soundscapes.
Asian inspired food and sushi, and teas provided by local businesses.
Auction items presented by the following artists and organizations:
Voodoo Doughnut, Clinton Street Theater, NW Film Center, Illahee Speaker Series, Yin Yang Acupuncture, Evergreen Herbs, Egan Construction, Jasmine Pearl Tea Company, New Renaissance Bookstore, Oregon Wild, Trackers Earth, Trackers Northwest, Wildlife Photographer David Moskowitz, Columbia Riverkeeper, ProD Seminars, Standard Process, Tufenkian Artisan Carpets, Dan Daly Tracking Instructor, Robin Realty, Sacred Passages Midwifery and World Wildlife Fund.
Many thanks to Gemisphere and their publicist Cate Patricolo for all their work in promoting our events!
Please check out Gemisphere's therapeutic gemstones and courses about their gemstones at Gemisphere.com.
They are donating a gemstone necklace and a seat at their February course about Gemstones as well.
See the link for an itemized list of auction items!!!
THRESHOLD PRODUCTION TEAM:
Atmospheres by Narayani Matson
Sound Design by Smart Tech, Clint Kaster
Lighting Design by Lumen League, Chris Herring
Live Projection Mapping by Luminal Code, Dan Cohen & Gabe Shaughnessy
Branding Design by Benjamin Smith
Web Design by Da Few
$20.00 Early Bird (Available Until Jan. 11th)
$30.00 @ Door
$60.00 Threshold Plus Experience – Good times in the ultra-exclusive Athena Aura Lounge w/ SOLOVOX (downtempo) & The Pole Serpents PLUS swinging support from Mr. Wu. ONLY 50 TICKETS AVAILABLE!
Ages 21+ Please bring your ID!
Tickets available online @ Eventbrite
SUNDAY TICKETS (Fundraiser Auction):
Sliding Scale @ Door
Tickets available online @ Eventbrite
EVENT TICKETS (Saturday Only) AVAILABLE AT:
Metro Clothing - 3525 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR
Frock Boutique - 1439 NE Alberta St. Portland OR
Birthed from creative efforts of the art collaborative Monkey Puzzle, the Threshold event series has evolved from three years as a grand Portland New Year's Eve event (2007-2009) into a one-of-a-kind, high production value show fusing top live and electronica musical acts together for one explosive thematic party at the onset of the Chinese New Year (2010-2013)!
Threshold: Black Water Snake is proudly sponsored by KBOO 90.7 FM. Catch us chatting more about Threshold on the KBOO's Melting Pot radio show at 9:00PM Tuesday, Feb. 5th!
VIDEO PROMO with music by DJ LAURA HOWETT:
Diggable Monkey, SijaPdx and Anonymous-i Present
THRESHOLD: CHINESE NEW YEAR
A Benefit for The Portland Artist Clinic
...A TWO DAY JOURNEY INTO THE YEAR OF THE RABBIT (2011)
Join us for the 5th annual Threshold event celebrating the Chinese New Year! The event brings awareness and support to the Portland Artist Clinic, a volunteer organization providing community-based, integrative primary care and urgent health care services to Portland artists and musicians who are unable to attain health insurance or who lack access to primary care through their existing insurance.
Come pull a few soft and furry tricks from the hat...
SAT. Feb. 19th & SUN. Feb. 20th
@ Refuge - 116 SE Yamhill
Portland, OR 97215
SATURDAY NIGHT, Feb. 19th - 9PM - 4AM
Throughout the years, Random Rab has shared the bill with various artists including Bassnectar, Les Claypool, Thievery Corporation, and Crystal Method. He is well known for his amazing crowd interaction and his epic sunrise sets at festivals. Rab has performed at festivals such as Coachella, Symbiosis, Shambhala, and Lighting in a Bottle. Random Rab’s exceptional style will take you on a journey filled with original vocals, drum machines, sequencers, samplers, and rare instruments into an eclectic dreamland of music like you have never experienced before. The highly anticipated release of his 5th album is due early 2011.
SUNDAY NIGHT, Feb. 20th 9PM - 3AM
Plastician is one of the UK's leading underground DJ's, hailing from Croydon - famous for it's shopping centre and Dubstep!
The FWD resident and Rinse FM veteran is also known for his unique production style, which has seen him work with the likes of Lethal Bizzle, M.I.A., The Black Ghosts, JME, Skepta, Wiley, Kosheen and a whole host of other vocalists. Specialising in the Dubstep and Grime genres, Plastician is one of the few DJ's to truly bridge the gap between the styles.
EYE CANDY PROVIDED BY
THE GOOD TIME GIRLS
STYLIE INTERIORS BY NARAYANI
SOUND & LIGHTING DESIGN
Audio Freq & Lumen League
PROJECTIONS & VIDEO PRODUCTION
Gabe Shaunnessy & Dan Cohen
http://gabesimagination.com/ & http://dc-creativelabs.com/
Smashed Up Soiree
HOT PROMOTIONAL VIDEOS HERE:
On Feb. 19th, THRESHOLD will be broadcast (audio only) live from the venue on BMIR, Burning Man Information Radio starting at 9PM PT. You can listen to the broadcast here :
Having trouble getting the stream to play? Check out these tips:
Order Tickets Online:
Pre~sale $35 ALL WEEKEND both nights
Door - $20 per night Sat an Sunday (most likely this event will sell out please get your pre~sales)
Walk in Ticket Outlets:
FROCK - 1439 NE Alberta St.
METRO - 3525 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
Asian-inspired dress highly encouraged!
CAN'T COME TO THRESHOLD, BUT WANT TO CONTRIBUTE?
PLEASE VISIT THE LINK BELOW TO DONATE:
Check the TriMET link below for the best routes by public transit:
For more information about Threshold: Chinese New Year, visit our website @ http://www.mythreshold.net/
NOTE: No one under 21 years old will be admitted. Please bring your ID
Hit the Lights installation video:
Watch the PDX Bridge Festival production team stop center lane traffic on Multnomah County's 100-year old Hawthorne Bridge to install tension fabric and motion triggered lighting in preparation for the 'Hit the Lights' event tonight (Saturday July 24th) at 9:30pm. Best full pan viewing for the show is likely to be on the Morrison, one bridge to the north. Come and bear witness to a 'first' in our city's history.
For more information on PDX Bridge Festival, to go:
Kinetic Sculpture Concept: Tucker Teutsch 3.0
Guildworks - Mar Ricketts, Architect of the Air
SmarthTech AV - Chris Herring, Jean Margaret Thomas, Lila Stanphil
Heavy Equipment - Star Rentals
Camera and editing by Kevin Balmer
Video production Diggable Monkey Pictures
CAMP OF THE RISING SUN and BLACK ROCK BOUTIQUE PRESENT
THRESHOLD: CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION
For the love of new beginnings...
SATURDAY, FEB. 13th
Two traditions meet to create a Threshold: Valentine's Day and the start of the Year of the Tiger - a lovely twist... Join us in a unique celebration of love and the start of a new year with two stages of groundbreaking electronica, stunning environments and friends old and new.
Gong Xi Fa Cai, congratulations and be PROSPEROUS!
EAR CANDY provided by:
RANDOM RAB - SF
HAJ (Sub Swara) - NYC
SOLOVOX - PDX
VOKAB KOMPANY – SD
PHUTUREPRIMITIVE - PDX
NICOLUMINOUS - PDX
MANOJ - PDX
GLOBALRUCKUS – PDX
BROTHER OF PEARL
Feat. Cameron dePalma & the HyDrive
EYE CANDY provided by:
ATHENA AURA NOVA
GOOD TIME GIRLS
& ERIKA RYN
STUNNING INTERIORS by NARAYANI MATSON - STARBIRD DESIGN
LIGHTING DESIGNS by CHRIS HERRING and JEAN MARGARET THOMAS
PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE @ BROWN PAPER TICKETS
$15.00 (While Tickets Last) - $20.00 Pre-Sale
$22.00 at the Door
Retail ticket outlets:
FROCK 1439 NE Alberta St
METRO 3525 SE Hawthorne Ave.
2410 N. MISSISSIPPI AVE - INTERSTATE MAX STOP (NORTH LINE)
8PM - 4AM
SMOKIN' PROMO VIDEO:
PAN ASIAN attire highly encouraged...
For more information about Threshold: Chinese New Year, visit our website @ http://www.mythreshold.net
NOTE: No one under 21 years old will be admitted. Please bring your ID!
The music artists used in the videos are headlining this event.
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