Archive for February, 2013

Assemblage

“Keys of Power”

Liz Cohn is a Portland collage artist displaying new mixed media assemblages in her first showing at Gallery 6 PDX, 131 NE 6th Ave. Cohn’s works are a variety of wall-mounted boxes and panels, and free-standing sculptural works rustic and sparsely populated with porcelain birds, wood block letters, rusted metal [...]

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Heart of the Matter

Heart of the Matter

Heart of the Matter, the February show at Lane Gallery, 2627 SE Clinton St., is an art benefit for the American Heart Association. Kindra Crick’s “My Valentine” is pictured. The show also presents works by Jo Lundberg, Susan Schenk, Lisa Griffen, Dagmar Grossman, Stacy Davis, and Ms Kane’s Abernethy School [...]

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Tangled Branches ~Stories of Adoption

Photo by Kimberli Ransom

  …A multi media presentation by Kimberli Ransom concerning adoptive families, adopted children and how they adapt. Adoption is a complex experience that touches the lives of many. These portraits and stories and videos offer tender portraits of how people share love beyond the bond of blood or contracts. The [...]

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La Celestina at Milagro

Bibiana Lorenzo Johnston, Nurys Herrera and Siumara Samayoa; Russell Young photo

La Celestina, February’s  onstage offering at Milagro Theatre, 525 SE Stark St. is the tragic comedy with Calisto, the young, impulsive nobleman madly in love with Melibea, daughter of the businessman. Calisto resorts to engaging Celestina, to win Melibea’s love. The original novel by Fernando de Rojas in 1499, written [...]

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Short takes…arts news of note for February

MACBETH at Post5 Theatre opens February 15 presented Fri. to Sun. through March 17 at 7 pm at the Black-box Space, 850 NE Oregon St., 4 blocks south of the Red, Blue, and Green MAX Lines. Tickets are $10. Shakespeare’s dark tale of a ruthless man’s drive to be King [...]

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Judi Bari documentarie at Clinton Street

Who Bombed Judi Bari?, This documentary about Bari, deep ecology environmentalist screens Wednesday, February 13 at 7 and 9:15 pm. Darryl Cherney will be at both screenings for Q&A. The movie title is not a rhetorical question as the filmmakers still offer a $50,000 reward for the answer. Bari and [...]

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A pair of folk duos with heart

Sky in the Road

February is musical duo month as the Portland FolkSong Society Concert series features Sky in the Road and Doug Smith and Judy Koch Smith, Friday, Feb. 15 at Carvlin Hall at St. Philip Neri Church, SE 16th and Division in a 7:30 show. Sky in the Road is the duo [...]

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Clinton Street Theatre turns 100

By J. Michael Kersey The Clinton Street Theater has stood on the corner of SE 26th and Clinton for a hundred years. A photograph of the building appeared in The Morning Oregonian in 1913 citing it as the Kleist Building named for owner Edward Kleist. Originally named Clinton Theater, it  [...]

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What’s Going on in There?

What’s Going on in There?

Editors note: Have you ever gone by a non-descript building and wondered “What’s going on in there”? So have we. In this new column, we will explore the interior of places with no obvious signage but plenty of activity. This is the first in a series of articles about buildings [...]

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Parking Study

The minimum parking requirements for new multi-family buildings along high density corridors has residents living in the immediate neighborhood very concerned. At the City Council session of January 10, citizens had a chance to air their complaints as well as voice approval. Joe Zehnder, Chief Planner for the City of [...]

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