Hat’s off to Bud!

Hat’s off to Bud!

Bud Breithaupt is 75 years young and his densely-layered hats and jackets are his art and part of his everyday wardrobe. A self-taught artist, and a man of research, warmth, and intrigue, he is also an ardent socio-political critic. Every hat tells a tale of a journey: of wars gone [...]

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Celebrate St.Francis Park

The Begonias are Dan Haley and Rachael Rice

St. Francis Church in inner SE has been a part of the city since 1876. The first Catholic church on the east side of the Willamette River, its present day structure was built in 1939 after a storm demolished the original 1881 building. The one acre park adjacent to it [...]

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Waste Not, Glean: art with an overview

“Brian” by Natalie Sept

Two SE Portland artists are a part of an exhibit in the spirit of rejuvenation, rebirth and environmental conservation with “palpable artworks” at two shows next door to each other opening Aug. 8 at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center and Nisus Gallery, 8371 N. Interstate Ave. Artist Reception is Friday, Aug. [...]

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Fingerstyle Guitar According to Mary Flower

Fingerstyle Guitar According to Mary Flower

When My Bluebird Sings is Mary Flower’s 10th recording, the first released on her own label, Bluesette Records and this time out, it’s a solo project. The press release says “Flower’s immense fingerpicking guitar and lap-slide prowess is soulful and meter-perfect; a deft blend of the inventive, the dexterous and [...]

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Short takes ..arts news of note

CREACIÓN DEL PERSONAJE – Acting techniques workshop; 8-sessions over 2-week with Nelda Reyes, for aspiring and experienced actors. Mon-Thurs. Aug. 4 – 15, 6 to 9 pm. Designed for adults, seniors and those 14 and older whose first or second language is Spanish. English speakers with conversational level Spanish welcome [...]

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Tony Starlight Showroom to open off Hawthorne

Tony Starlight

By J. Michael Kearsey   The emerging lower Hawthorne Entertainment District is about to get quite a bit more entertaining. In August, the Tony Starlight Showroom opens at 1125 SE Madison beside the newish Mad Sons Restaurant, for weekend theme shows that have been so successful on Sandy Blvd. for [...]

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