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Thumbnail for - Meet The Makers
Dec 20, 2012
WEB EXCLUSIVE
Three of Portland's most prominent Etsy entrepreneurs answer a barrage of questions.
Thumbnail for - DIY Your Way to Gold Bangles
Dec 8, 2011
Get the Look
Holiday party action is in full swing and the pressure is on to look glittery and fancy. That means it’s time to get creative in the fashion department and never, ever snub your nose...
Thumbnail for - From Brews To Bikes: Portland’s Artisan Economy
Oct 15, 2010
phile under: books
A book about microbrews, bicycles and artisans. Allow me to translate: “three things Portland loves, inside another thing Portland loves.” Does that mean you’ll love this book? Maybe....
Thumbnail for - Xtabay Vintage Celebrates Nine-Year Anniversary
Sep 3, 2010
phile under: fashion
Xtabay Vintage owner Liz Gross is less a shopkeeper, than a vintage-couture curatrix. Wafting around her store with balletic elegance, she can appraise the year, region, maker and craft of each...
Thumbnail for - Tender Loving Empire Showcases Soft-Sculpture
Sep 2, 2010
Love Always (solo project of Kathy from The Thermals) and Woodwinds (solo project of boppin’ redhead hottie Megan Spear, of Jared Mees & The Grown Children) will provide the live backing...
Thumbnail for - Attic Gallery Shows Steel Horses
Sep 2, 2010
The Attic Gallery (206 SW First Avenue between SW Oak St. and SW Pine St.) presents a few Joe Warren reclaimed-steel sculptures. Imagine you’re at a scrapyard, and all the spare parts reconfigure...
Thumbnail for - AEQUANIMITAS Grand Opening
Aug 27, 2010
phile under: fashion
Tonight, fair friends, we usher in the age of AEQUANIMITAS, the most unspellable new art/fashion studio space in the Central Eastside complex erstwhile known as Grass Hut Gallery Row (8th and E...
Thumbnail for - PDX Adult Soapbox Derby
Aug 13, 2010
phile under: weekend picks
It’s time once again for the indescribable spectacle of adults who ought to know better, barreling down Mt. Tabor in tacky home-crafted “vehicles.” We could tell you more about the Soapbox Derby,...
Thumbnail for - Transference
Jan 7, 2010
phile under: art
  Holy. I’m not going to use that word every day. But it’s the one that the sound of "Transference" brings to mind. I’ve been thinking about how the secular humanist can miss out on opportunities...
Thumbnail for - Genevieve Dellinger 4/4
Jan 4, 2010
phile under: art
  I can tell you what art of place is not. I am an authority on this because I was raised in a town that had a zillion galleries chock full of well-wrought seascapes, a thousand canvases of...