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Oct 9, 2009
Four Great Things. One one of the wall banners hanging in the shiny new China Design Now exhibition at the Portland Art Museum notes that in the 60’s and 70’s, China promoted bicycle, sewing...
Oct 2, 2009
Tonight Eastside galleries open their October shows with receptions generally from 6-8, but at Worksound that will skew later. Anna Weber
Nationale (2730 E Burnside)
Anna Weber presents a new...
Sep 24, 2009
The annual relay between venues known as Musicfest Northwest came and went this weekend, leaving behind a wake of tired music fans, with some wondering if it was worth it to stay out until 2 AM to...
Sep 23, 2009
In a “previous life” (which is how I like to refer to my college years), I used to dress up like a pirate. This wasn’t an everyday occurrence, but I confess that I frequented more pirate-themed...
Sep 22, 2009
The folded fold: Does Louise Lawler Make Marilyn Monroe Cry, Andy Warhol? Ask Bobbi Woods. This Los Angeles artist falls in a long line of artists employing the strategy of folding the found back...
Sep 21, 2009
Was the girl on her boyfriend’s shoulders waving her hands in front of the security camera in the lobby part of "Stranger Moments at the Museum" by Avalon Kalin and Cyrus Smith or just an exuberant...
Sep 17, 2009
In its newly built Portland headquarters, Mercy Corps opens the Action Center, a multimedia learning museum meant to further engage the public in the humanitarian organization's mission to end...
Sep 15, 2009
Jewelry may be decorative but it’s also traditionally been a means of both storing and displaying wealth. And it doesn’t have to be the crown jewels. To this day, the subtlest high-end jewelry is a...
Sep 11, 2009
Large enough to feel architectural, the centerpiece of Micah Malone’s "Sell Out" at Worksound is a a flat-sided oval sculpture with an overhanging lip, tiled in wrinkled mylar.
I have to say it...
Sep 10, 2009
Here are the ingredients to a great autumn day in Portland: fresh food, good beer, great costumes, ghost stories, and a picnic under Laurelhurst Park's Katsura tree.
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