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Thumbnail for - Review: The Little Prince
Oct 25, 2010
phile under: theater
The popular 1942 illustrated French book The Little Prince must be familiar to many Portlanders—heck, it must have inspired a dozen local tattoos. But though much beloved, it’s not a narrative...
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Oct 15, 2010
It’s been a big month for Social Practice Art, aka the “no more snootiness, let’s get everybody onboard” strategy of arts curation. First there was The People’s Biennial at TBA, (which closes...
Thumbnail for - Gallery 903 hosts Alexandra Becker-Black
Oct 15, 2010
"I told you so." It’s an obnoxious statement, but occasionally so true. Case in point: Last week, Gallery 903 threw a moderately posh First Thursday opening, accompanied by a live flamenco...
Thumbnail for - TBA 2010: Five Questions with Ronnie Bass
Oct 11, 2010
phile under: TBA 2010
Almost a month ago, Rufus Wainwright strode onto the Schnitz stage, kicking off the TBA in a candy-striped velvet coat he’d borrowed from Gus Van Sant. Two weeks later, Blackfish let strains of...
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Oct 7, 2010
Posters + Bikes. Could it get any more “Portland?” A coordinated effort between Seizure Palace, popular poster artists, BikePortland.org and Oregon Manifest, the opening will feature libations...
Thumbnail for - PDX Contemporary Goes "Beyond the Fence"
Oct 7, 2010
Observe these two pieces. And then note their titles. While the images themselves are expertly rendered, the titles put them in a whole new context. One gets the sense that artist Jacques...
Thumbnail for - TBA 2010: The People’s Biennial
Sep 29, 2010
phile under: TBA 2010
  As you may or may not know, TBA isn’t quite over. For the first half of October, the gallery installations at Washington High School (aka The Works) will remain open for viewing. The biggest...
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Sep 29, 2010
Be cool
  The leather jacket may be the most iconic symbol of rebellion chic. From James Dean and Olivia Newton-John’s transformation at the end of Grease to the Fonz and Michael Jackson’s famous look—...
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Sep 28, 2010
I wish...
  I often get completely lost in my internet travels. Sometimes this can be a very bad thing, resulting in hours of weird cat videos on YouTube or getting sucked into Courtney Love’s various...
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Sep 24, 2010
Did TBA just whet your palate for more diversity and modernity? Well, you’re in luck: for one more week Augen Gallery hosts a group show with prints from more than 20 artists—including some names...
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