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Monthly Archives: April 2006

ultra Q: Jeff Jahn

artist, critic, PORT co-founder, aesthete and visual arts impresario, Jeff Jahn responds to the ultra Q in which we ask Portland’s movers and makers a number of pressing questions Jeff Jahn at Wonder Cafe Jeff Jahn is what you’d have to call a player in the PDX visual arts scene. Artist and curator behind the […]


photo: liz haley. Portland Modern‘s next issue is theme-based and while we were concerned about a theme based curation strategy (clown-art shows, anyone?) the theme and the team–”Saturation” and co-curators Matthew Stadler (Clear Cut Press) and Kristan Kennedy (PICA)–make for a swinging-for-the-fence collection of artists including Liz Haley, Eva Lake, and Chelsea Mosher who hasn’t […]

Buckman Sale This Weekend

Find jewelry, apparel, and cool gifts at The Buckman Art Show and Sale Rebecca Scheer This ain’t no cake walk, and we mean that in a good way. This is the second event this month that raises money for local schools in a way we can get behind. The Buckman Art Show and Sale (320 […]

Compound Concoction

Katsu Tanaka is the kind of guy who makes things happen. His Just Be/Compound shop and gallery in Old Town is a haven for toys, sneaks, designed goods, and urban art. And now, Tanaka has curated a hands-across-the-water exhibition of emerging US and Japanese artists. Opening tomorrow night, Friday April 21 with a reception from […]

Debrief: Street of Eames Modern Homes Tour

Over 300 visitors braved rain and wind, suffered the mild humiliation of paper booties, and wished they�d been allowed to bring cameras as they celebrated (and tried not to drool on) a delightful sampling of mid-century architecture and d�cor in six local homes for Portland’s Street of Eames modern homes tour on Saturday, April 8th. […]