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Reservations accepted: Plazm/New Oregon artist dinner

Reservations accepted: artist dinner July 24, Portland Linda Austin (Performance Works NW) and Tahni Holt (Monster Squad) have been hosting artist talk dinners around Portland this summer. Come to the Plazm/New Oregon smackdown 7/24, featuring Josh Berger vs. Tiffany Lee … Continue reading

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Jon Raymond reads from Livability on VanityFair.com

Have a listen to the Vanity Fair podcast “Writers Reading featuring Plazm editor Jon Raymond. When his childhood friend’s sick father asked for help, Daryl was reluctant. But in the end, he made it his mission to find Benny. He … Continue reading

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Portraits of Bob Dylan by Todd Haynes

We just posted this featured article from Plazm #29 print edition to our online magazine. View here. Todd Haynes is not just a writer and director, but a painter as well. In these handmade images of Bob Dylan—the subject of … Continue reading

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Anyone Can Color

Back in 1997 Plazm curated a 32-page coloring book featuring a great range of artists from Raymond Pettibon to Kay Slusarenko. A full list of contributors is below. The coloring book was originally inserted into each issue of Plazm 16, … Continue reading

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The Wife, the Mistress, and the Prostitute

Plazm at the Backroom, January 11, 2008. Curator Stephanie Snyder in conversation with Plazm editors Joshua Berger, Jon Raymond, and Tiffany Lee Brown on the occasion of the Plazm Backroom event. We recently posted the essays from Jon, Josh, and … Continue reading

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Dee Hock of VISA interviewed by Jon Raymond

Dee Hock, Founder and CEO Emeritus of VISA on capitalism and spirituality. Interview by Jon Raymond Everyone knows what VISA is, right? It’s a credit card company, with a logo featuring blue and orange stripes, and sometimes there’s a hologram … Continue reading

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Chinese Box

Wherein a small town architecture critic makes a sojourn to the “Asian city” and discovers that size matters…. We recently posted this article to the Plazm magazine web site by Randy Gragg with photography by Susan Suebert. Original article appeared … Continue reading

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Sarah Gottesdiener on Plazm Thread

Now is an excellent time to purchase a subscription to Plazm Thread. Check out this great shirt! Six colors of cascading triangles on a V-neck of course. Limited edition, available through subscription only. Also, this is the last chance to … Continue reading

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Flash Choir meets William Stafford

The Flash Choir will perform new work at their upcoming show, on October 11th, at Missisippi Studios, in a special Wordstock collaboration, honoring Oregon’s first poet laureate, William Stafford. “Strangers Together” is a setting of 10 poems by Stafford’s book, … Continue reading

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The Graphic Eye Book Release

Joshua Berger is one of a number of designers featured in the upcoming book The Graphic Eye: Photographs By Graphic Designers From Around The Globe. There’s a release party at Skylight Books in Los Feliz on Friday, September 18th at … Continue reading

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