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Monthly Archives: September 2008

Manuf®actured: From ReadyMade to Alreadymade

Regis Mayót, Grand Magazin, 2001; carved plastic containers, metal, Plexiglas; 71 x 43 x 9.25 in.; Collection of the artist. See this show. And tonight, hear the distinguished curators behind-the-scenes lecture. Curators of the Museum of Contemporary Crafts’ current show Manuf®actured: The Conspicuous Transformation of Everyday Objects, discuss the making of the show tonight at […]

Art Spark

The arts are coming back to Portland area schools and Arts Partners, under the aegis of RACC, is spearheading the effort to get integrated arts education into every classroom. Come find out more at this month’s Art Spark today, Thursday, September 18 from 5-7 PM at the ArtBar in the Portland Center for the Performing […]

City Dance

ultra cannot make any higher recommendation than this: The most important Portland cultural event of the year happens Sunday, September 14 at 1 PM and 4 PM. City Dance takes place at four public spaces/fountains in Portland that are among our public treasures, if little known by many of us. It delivers likely the only […]

David Laubenthal at OPSIS 920 Gallery

If you want to understand our point of view, it’s as simple as knowing how thrilling we still find the Bauhaus (for applied arts) and Black Mountain (for fine arts) models of integration, overlap, intersection, equal weight, mutual influence and inspiration of the various arts, their practitioners and processes. (That felt like a manifesto.) So, […]

Star Star Star

Two trios lit up the tiny stage at the Works among the Ten Tiny Dances at PICA’s TBA Festival: Hot Little Hands’ Didactic Identity and Lucy Yim’s Vuelto from a Future Dance. These are younger groups to keep an eye on, like Portland’s Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner. We are particularly interested in Lucy Yim’s […]