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Monthly Archives: December 2005

Defining Moments in PDX Visual Arts, 2005

Bent, curated by Stephanie Snyder, (curator of the Reed College Cooley Gallery) featuring installation work by Chandra Bocci, Jesse Durost and Ryan Boyle. Hap Tivey’s show at Elizabeth Leach Gallery. The stirring up of critical dialogue in Portland with the launch of PORT and TJ Norris’ Oregon Live weblog, Is it Art?. At the Portland […]

Performance 2005

Best live art in Portland, 2005: Arts group, The M.O.S.T. with the Mostlandian Embassy at PICA’s TBA Festival. Cydney Wilkes and Mike Barber’s final PENTA performance Lone Twin (UK) at PICA’s TBA Festival Liminal Performance Group‘s Resurrectory at the Portland Art Center Billy Mintz (drums, NY)and Roberta Piket (piano, NY) at the Dunes Linda Austin […]

Prints for PICA 05

A fundraising concept conceived by artist Stephen Hayes, Prints for PICA is a daylong artmaking marathon in which local artists make prints that are sold on the spot with proceeds to benefit PICA. This third edition of PFP goes down this Saturday, December 17, from 4-9 PM at Studio 333 ( 333 NE Hancock @MLK). […]

Tony Takitani

Beautiful and haunting, a film set against the backdrop of fashion obsession and a closet full of size 7 clothes… The Hollywood Theatre is on a roll with another film in which fashion plays a supporting role…and we don’t mean a period costume drama. Tony Takitani opens Friday, December 16. Based on a short novel […]


There are two memories, a tapdancing saxophone player, and a coincidence at work here. Memory #1 involves the blue glass candy jar my Grandpa always kept filled with colorful, beribboned hard candies…the kind you don’t see much of any more. Memory #2 involves being taken by a friend on my first trip, years back, to […]