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Monthly Archives: December 2007

The Living Room at Museum of Contemporary Craft

The living room. The room alive. There was a time the room we call the living room was called the parlor, used for guests and occasions while most of the living was done elsewhere in the house. And of course there was the era of the family room when most of the living was done […]

The Runner

Deborah Hay Travel to Findhorn, Scotland to commission a solo dance from legendary choreographer, performer, and dance thinker, Deborah Hay. For 11 days, Hay guides and coaches, but does not show, letting you find your own way. At the end of the residency sign a contract. It says that you will practice this solo every […]

Come In Out Of The Cold (And Wet)

Lady O and Miss H play records for your auditory pleasure at Valentines (232 SW Ankeny) tonight, Wednesday night beginning at 8 PM.  And as Lady O is artist Linn Olofsdotter and Miss H is designer and co-owner of Seaplane, Holly Stalder, expect something sublime.

Giving Treetop Studio

There is no better gift than art. Thanks to the Gocco editions by Jennie Hake of the Portland-based Treetop Studio, giving art is an option for all. Her beautiful prints are priced under $20! We love them for their stripped down and slightly nostalgic modernity that’s only enhanced by the wonder of Gocco.

Who Are The People In Your Neighborhood

Well, they ship all over, but they’re located right here in Portland at SE 8th and Clay. Look Modern has 7000 sq. ft. of mid-century (50s-70s) mostly Swedish and Danish ceramics, furniture, and objects. They’re open weekends only. We just like to look at the pictures. Mmm.