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Monthly Archives: February 2009

Josh Smith at Miguel Izquierdo Gallery at PNCA

This is part one of a two part invitation to see some exhibitions closing tomorrow. Don’t miss Josh Smith‘s “The Righteous Foundation of Us” at the Miguel Izquierdo Gallery at PNCA (825 NW 13th). It’s utopian, architectural, accumulative like a coral reef, windowed like a modernist modular housing dream.  And the form, here, you can […]

Fourth Annual Holocene Minigolf Art Invitational

What better way to give winter the kiss-off than to transport yourself, in your imagination, to a roadside astroturfed wonderland where your prime responsibilities boil down to placing a colored ball into a little hole with a small chrome-y stick. Bermuda shorts, Sperry topsiders (sans sock), and a little camp shirt. Dave Selden’s Labyrinth hole […]

Art As Commerce: The Designer Entrepreneur

Is this not the perfect moment for a lecture on design entrepreneurship? In a timely move, PNCA and OFFICE PDX are bringing in Jerry French, founder of French Paper, the only independently owned paper mill in the US, and acclaimed designer Charles S. Anderson, founder of Minneapolis-based Charles S. Anderson (CSA Design who together in […]

Talkin’ Craft: Glenn Adamson at White Stag

Calling all crafters, craftspeople, artists who employ craft, designers, architects, fashion designers, and the list goes on. You need to know about this talk tomorrow, Saturday, February 21 at the White Stag building (70 NW Couch) at 2:30. Glenn Adamson is a design theorist and head of research at the V&A, but if that sounds […]

The Heavy

This is the dim sum cart of dance classes with a rotating cast of some of Portland’s most interesting contemporary dancer/choreographers who typically don’t teach. It’s also an invitation to dance in the inner circle of the contemporary PDX dance scene because really, HEAVY ROTATION addresses this core (not corps) group of Players–innovative movement thinkers/performers–giving […]