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Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Monica Beemer
Nov 23, 2009
It was 2001, and the troubled organization—an advocacy group for the homeless that runs a café serving low-cost nutritional meals—was losing $100,000 each year. To save Sisters, Beemer spent hours...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Matt Morton
Nov 23, 2009
Only 34 percent of Native American students in Portland Public Schools graduate within four years. It’s a number that Matt Morton—board chair for the Native American Youth and Family Center, or...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Kreeg Peeples
Nov 23, 2009
Kreeg Peeples is ashamed to admit that years ago, when his son was collecting canned food for needy families, he wondered why the recipients didn’t just go get a job. “I didn’t understand then that...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Jon Springer
Nov 23, 2009
The nonprofit organization, Elders in Action, works to provide seniors with a better quality of life. Sometimes that’s as simple as offering a sympathetic ear, and sometimes it means tackling...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: The Freshwater Trust
Nov 23, 2009
For 26 years, the group, armed with rubber boots and waders, has removed trash and invasive species from our rivers’ edges, helped redirect stream flows to make waterways more fish-friendly, and...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Modou Dieng on Art Focus
Nov 10, 2009
This morning at 11:30 AM on KBOO, host Eva Lake talks with artist, curator (Worksound), and PNCA faculty member Modou Dieng about his exhibition of assemblages, Black Star, currently on view at...
Thumbnail for - Review: Jelly Gen
Nov 10, 2009
There are two pretty profound takeaways to be had from the Portland Art Museum‘s China Design Now exhibition. First, design talent flows readily into and out of China’s borders. A Chinese fashion...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: First Friday November
Nov 6, 2009
Here’s how First Friday is shaping up with three shows bringing work by international artists to town. Good to shake things up a bit with perspectives from beyond the bridges. Also, it seems to be...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Handmade Bike Show
Nov 4, 2009
Crowded into the Staver Locomotive Building over Halloween weekend, was transportation of a different and more sustainable sort. Handmade bicycles were perched atop the toy train tracks that...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: First Thursday November
Nov 4, 2009
What am I going to be looking out for this First Thursday? "This Quiet Dust, Ladies and Gentlemen" Arnold Kemp PDX Contemporary (925 NW Flanders) Kemp is the new head of PNCA’s MFA program. In...
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