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Monthly Archives: November 2006

Toast: PICA Holiday Cabaret

“chestnuts roasting on your nose…” photo: Kenneth Aaron (”> Here’s how we’re going to begin our month-long revelries. PICA’s picked the perfect spot for their Holiday Cabaret in Wilf’s Piano Bar and Lounge (800 NW 6th), adjacent to the beautiful Union Station. It’s normally a cozy spot evoking another era at which one might have […]

Marne Lucas’ “Sitting City” at W@W

Jayme Hansen. photo: Marne Lucas from “Sitting City” Marne Lucas latest project, “Sitting City: Portland Artist Portraits,” is her PDX-centric answer to Andy Warhol’s screentests, but in a far more cinematic vein, ironically, than Warhol’s essentially still (“don’t even blink”) 3-minute motion picture portraits. This makes the result more fun for us and surely the […]

The Art of Musical Maintenance III

show of music posters of all genres and types from all over the country just reminds us to appreciate PDX-based designer all the more If there was only one Very Good Reason to get to the Goodfoot (2845 SE Stark) on November 30 for the opening of The Art of Musical Maintenance, it would be […]

Disjecta Auction 2006

Disjecta is entering the home stretch of fundraising to build out its multidisciplinary arts space in the Templeton Building at the east end of the Burnside Bridge. Already, the space has played host to large group shows (the Portland Modern show was a highlight) and performances ranging from bands to Jennifer Monson’s dance piece Flight […]

John Hancock Walls

There are likely still those of you with bad memories of stripping layers of ancient wallpaper off the walls of one dwelling or another. You are the kind of people who don’t want to hear that wallpaper is once again a viable wall treatment option. But with paper designs like those of PDX-based Crazy Coconut […]