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New Musics

Hoping to capture the energy present in the collaboration between Claudia Meza and Portland Taiko at TBA: 2010, Holocene presents a new quarterly series that pairs avant-garde composers and more traditional musical companies. Offering interesting new boundaries and opportunities for local musicians each series, under curatorial direction by Claudia Meza (Explode Into Colors) and Holocene’s Megan Holmes, will present an ensemble performing arrangements created with their abilities and interests in mind by an experimental and/or popular musician, composer, or sound artist.

PAM Artist Talk and Happy Hour Series

There are only three talks left in the Portland Art Museum Artist Talk and Happy Hour lecture series.  Tickets for the November 11 event with film maker Matt McCormick are on sale now. What you get for with a ticket is a chance to hear a local artist discuss one of their favorite pieces in […]

Summer Skype at Fourteen30

I know it’s a coincidence, but…. Montreal-based Grier Edmundson’s painting in Fourteen30′s (1430 SE 3rd) Summer Show is located as far from the rest of the work, both literally (high on a wall in a corner) and figuratively (a figurative oil painting), as he is geographically from the rest of the featured artists. Thursday evening’s […]

Publication Studio

Tonight, Publication Studio (717 SW Ankeny), celebrates the opening of their new storefront/studio on the Ankeny alley next to the Tugboat and ’round the corner from Mary’s from 6-10 PM with music by Lisa Schonberg (ex-Explode Into Colors) on drums and Jonathan Sielaff on bass clarinet. It’s also the launch for the first issue of […]

&Review Issue 2 Release

The release party for Issue 2 of the art/lit little magazine &Review is this evening at Tiga (NE 15th and Prescott) at 6:30 PM. The printed newsprint version includes a mailable postcard and a full color insert printed by Container Corps. Contributors include: Aidan Koch, Andrea Brandtner, Becky Jamieson, Claudia Peña Salinas, Carson K. Smith, […]