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Monthly Archives: August 2005

ultra Q: Jennifer Armbrust

Jennifer Armbrust, photo by Anthony GeorgisJennifer Armbrust is as bullish on Portland as an arts center and as savvy a gallerist as a young Elizabeth Leach. Armbrust’s motel gallery is a few blocks closer to the river than Leach’s, but she’s every bit as committed to building a stable of artists, nurturing a new crop […]

Live Like This

The next splash that Jeff Kovel’s Skylab will make in Portland will not be a nightclub, restaurant or a commercial space. It will be a statement house in a quiet location…the architectural equivalent of a tree falling in the forest with no one there to hear (although we guarantee you will see it, if the […]

Dan Ness, Mott the Hoople, and fix

Hazel Cox of fix gallery let us know that this Friday will be the opening of a show of new work by Dan Ness. At the opening, from 7-10 PM, Ness will, according to Hazel, play every Mott the Hoople record he owns. updated Monday August 29 2005 23:36

Jeff Jahn is Nothing But Trouble

Who’s Jeff Jahn? Need you ask about the shock-haired, speaking-his-mind arts instigator and critic? He’s been writing his Critical-I column for NW Drizzle for ages, but this year saw the beginning of PORT, an arts blog with muscle he created with Katherine Bovee and Jennifer Armbrust. He’s curated ambitious local shows like Best Coast and […]

ultra Q: Eva Lake

Eva Lake in a Rudi Gernreich dress circa 1980 Eva Lake’s new gallery with Wid Chambers, Chambers, opened with a bang recently in the old SW Elizabeth Leach space. The first show juxtaposed a seasoned collagist with a young gun who makes assemblage of broken skateboard decks. A painter, Eva (who formerly ran Lovelake gallery) […]