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Oct 11, 2009
Literary Life
To be fair, he warned us from the outset that this was not in any way going to be a G-rated speaking engagement, something most of us were too happy to hear. But one of Sherman Alexie’s latest...
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Oct 10, 2009
Literary Life
The thing about Wordstock that I both love and despise are the heartbreaking little choices we bibliophiles must make as we navigate this tantalizing festival. So many choices! Do I go hear David...
Thumbnail for - Four Great Things: China Design Now
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...
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Oct 9, 2009
Literary Life
We’ve all told tales: around camp fires, at family reunions, even whispered between cubicles at work. Last night, 2nd Story, courtesy of Portland’s Wordstock festival, made storytelling an almost...
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Oct 8, 2009
phile under: day of culture
How are you going to celebrate the Oregon Cultural Trust’s Oregon Day of Culture today? It’s the anniversary of the tax credit that funds the trust. And there are happenings all over the state...
Thumbnail for - Martin Kersels Lecture
Oct 8, 2009
phile under: artist talk
The photo of the 300 lb man captured in mid-air, in the seconds between launch and impact when like a little kid he can say, "I’m flying!" captures the main thrust of Los Angeles-based artist...
Thumbnail for - Word to the Book Nerd
Oct 7, 2009
Literary Life
Woodstock, the hippie music festival, was all about free love, getting seriously Zen, and searching out mind-bending, new experiences. Granted many of them were hallucinatory or fueled by Sly...
Thumbnail for - Root Root Root for the Home Team
Oct 7, 2009
phile under: art export
Sometimes you just have to jump and not worry is someone or something is going to catch you. And while we’re at it: nothing succeeds like success (and other gems of aphoristic thinking). Gallery...
Thumbnail for - Blue in the Face: Clark Art Talks
Oct 7, 2009
phile under: art talk
You know I like hearing smart people talk about art. You may not know that I am not as wild about having to leave Portland to do it. How far am I willing to go for art (without getting on a...
Thumbnail for - Oregon Biennial is Not Dead, Exactly
Oct 5, 2009
phile under: art talk
The Biennial is Dead! Long Live The Biennial! Or… When the Portland Art Museum eighty-sixed the Oregon Biennial in favor of the Contemporary Northwest Art Awards in 2007, many felt we’d lost a...
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