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William Damiano: “Art Show” in Portland

Burnside Street gallery Nationale hosts the watercolors of  William Damiano through the 27th of this month. While a multitude of pop-cultural and historical figures–Sonic the Hedgehog, Marilyn Monroe and Busby Berkeley among them–appear in or are referenced by Damiano’s broader … Continue reading

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[PANK] Invades Portland

[Pank] Magazine is bringing its national reading series, [PANK] Invasion, to Portland this Friday at E.A.T Chapel with readers Monica Drake, Gigi Little, Ryan Bradley, Marcelle Heath, Rebecca Olson, and Domi Shoemaker.  I caught up with editor M. Bartley Seigel … Continue reading

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Neon Frontier on 107.1 FM: Skatepark Revolution

By the  early 90’s, skateboarding was in a slump again.  The sport had gotten to a new level in California in the 70’s when skaters brought surf-style moves to the empty swimming pools and decaying urban infrastructure that littered the … Continue reading

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Northwest Passage: the History of Independent Music in the NW

Check out Thursday’s stellar music lecture w/ Calvin Johnson, Vanessa Renwick + Cool Nutz, the final in the Dill Pickle Club’s Northwest Passage series. Cary Clarke, the City of Portland’s just-appointed Arts and Policy Cultural Coordinator will interview our guests. … Continue reading

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Tara Jane O’Neil: A Vertiginous One

Tara Jane On’Neil with Zak Margolis and Corey Lunn = disturbing beauty. — plazm blog has moved to http://blog.plazm.com — — plazm design studio: www.plazm.com — — plazm magazine & blog are now published by new oregon arts & letters: … Continue reading

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Destination DIY

Julie Sabatier is a very cool and busy person. She creates the interesting podcast “Destination DIY”, an exploration of all things (you guessed it) DIY in Portland. Past topics include zines, art, gardening, death, food, and many, many more. If … Continue reading

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Freelectro Sunday

Free show – E*Rock + Atole at the Someday Lounge. — plazm blog has moved to http://blog.plazm.com — — plazm design studio: www.plazm.com — — plazm magazine & blog are now published by new oregon arts & letters: www.neworegon.org —

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