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If Syrian Refugees Can Make Street Art This Good, You Have No Excuses

A new exhibit at the downtown Mercy Corps Action Center shows the resilience—and artistry—of kids who've already survived a lifetime of war.

  • By Alex Madison
  • Published 09/23/2015
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The Good, the Bad, and the Cous Cous: Our TBA Recap

We laughed. We cried. Our patience was tested—and often rewarded. There were dances in folk shoes, in forests, and with food, meditations on the end of men and some serious soundscapes. With another TBA behind us, our critics offer their verdicts.

  • By Brandon Staley, Megan Haverman, Fiona McCann, Ramona DeNies, and Eden Dawn
  • Published 09/22/2015
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Your Essential Ten-Day Guide to Portland's TBA Festival

Overwhelmed by the plethora of performances? Bamboozled by the endless art? We’ve got you covered with our day-by-day itinerary for the ultimate TBA experience.

  • By Brandon Staley, Megan Haverman, Fiona McCann, and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 09/10/2015
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Five Portland Art Shows You Can’t Miss this September

First Thursday of fall! We've got you covered with our must-see list of September shows.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 09/02/2015
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Top Things to Do This Labor Day Weekend

Winding up summer with the Oregon Symphony's Waterfront Concert, the Portland Film Festival, and Art in the Pearl. And! Ben Harper, Bill Papas, and riot grrrls.

  • By Megan Haverman and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 09/02/2015
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 13–16

You'll sound like happy this weekend, with the PDX Synesthesia Festival, Ural Thomas and the Pain, the Stumptown Improv Fest, and the joyous disregard for personal safety at the Adult Soapbox Derby.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 08/13/2015
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Garbage in the Gallery and the Art of Dumpster Diving

A group of Portland artists has been combing through the trash to make art from what the rest of us throw away.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 08/12/2015
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A New Kind of Paris-Meets-Portland Cultural Exchange is Coming

What happens when a Portland art gallery connects with a Parisian art gallery, and comes up with a novel idea? A cultural collaboration of swapped spaces, trans-Atlantic travel, and Oreo-eating Frenchmen.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 07/29/2015
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New Show Weighs In On The Definition of Art—Through Art!

How do we define art? Seven artists take on the slippery subject in a new show opening at Upfor Gallery.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 07/22/2015
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Slide Show: Rick Bartow's Art

Over 100 works spanning forty years are on display in a major retrospective of the work of Oregon artist Rick Barton at the University of Oregon's Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in Eugene.

  • Published 04/15/2015
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Inexplicable Art: A Rick Bartow Retrospective

A major retrospective from one of the most important Native American artists in the country opens in Eugene this week, promising to engage and provoke with over 100 works.

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 04/15/2015
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The Latest in Portland Arts News—TEDx, Poetry, and Pigs

Plus a new home for NW Dance project and a training program for wannabe theater folk

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 04/02/2015
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Local Artist Wendy Red Star Totally Conquers the Wild Frontier

Exploring the native America of a Portland artist on the rise

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 04/02/2015
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Offbeat Art: Three Shows that Break from the First Thursday Crawl

Not your first First Thursday? Try a new route around the arts world with these three art shows in alternative spaces.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 04/01/2015
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Five Portland Colleges Come Together for PNCA Show

PNCA’s new building is to show a juried undergraduate exhibition from five different colleges and universities.

  • By Cervante Pope
  • Published 03/31/2015
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Upfor Gallery Celebrates Its First Year with Art Superstar Ryan Trecartin

The nascent digital art gallery presents one of the most consequential artists working today. Thru Sept 27

  • By Sarah Ostaszewski
  • Published 09/18/2014
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A Summer-Camp Craft Becomes High Art

Portland artist Jo Hamilton crochets larger-than-life portraits and wall-sized cityscapes—you'll never look at a ball of yarn the same way.

  • By Angela Sanders
  • Published 07/01/2014
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Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 10-13

TEDx Portland, Cthulhu, unicorns, boxing dancers, tough guys reading poetry, and the Breast Variety Show Ever. Stay weird, Portland. (Also, Justin Timberlake tickets!)

  • By Danielle Klenak and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 04/10/2014
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Mar 13–16

Zombies in love, XRAY.fm launch party, steamy tango, ticket alerts, and Live Wire turns 10 with Fred Armisen, Sherman Alexie, and Sallie Ford and her new band.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/13/2014
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Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 30–Feb 2

Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis release Wildwood's finale, Dweezil Zappa plays dad's old songs, and Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre takes on an even older Norse legend.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 01/30/2014
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