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Monthly Archives: December 2008

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“Beats are not created by me. I am beats.” Viewed first on idnworld.com, this beautiful vid of Chinese beatboxers, YB Box trailer by Wieden + Kennedy China, made my day. I will never tire of beatboxing (Doug E. Fresh and the Get Fresh Crew changed my life), but what makes this extra is the kind […]

Impossible Instruments/Future Flags

God this sounds good: “Using science fiction more as a point of departure than a rigid formula for making, the work in [IMPOSSIBLE INSTRUMENTS / FUTURE FLAGS, "organized" by Nathaniel T. Price] is uncanny, as it challenges how the strange manifests in the human experience and ways the future is seen.”  I don’t even care […]

My Dear Almost President

You are the president I have been waiting for my whole life. Science lectures in the White House. Poetry readings in the White House. Music in the White House. Yes, when hard times are upon us we are well to remember what makes us great…we make great art, we innovate, we discover, we synthesize, and […]

Meow Squared For PICA: Unwrapped

A little present for you, a present for the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art. Unwrapped is PICA’s annual holiday fundraiser, and evening of performance with chanteuse Meow Meow doing it up with Pink Martini front-man, Thomas Lauderdale. It’s at the Wieden + Kennedy atrium (224 NW 13th) Saturday, December 6 from 7-10 PM. Tickets are […]

High Craft Holiday Shop

Bell Jars by Andy Paiko, photo courtesy Museum of Contemporary Craft Craft show? You’re going to hear about dozens of them before the end of the year. But The Holiday Shop at the Museum of Contemporary Craft (724 Northwest Davis) is something else. Yes, there will be felt, and yes, there will be something cute…but […]