Culturephile

Avant Bard

A new piano-pounding narrator gives Shakespeare's _Cymbeline_ a jazzy jolt.

12/23/2011 By Martin Patail

Out and About

Eames: the Architect and the Painter

Charles and Ray Eames – and their innovative designs – star in this vivid new documentary.

12/03/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Documentation of Home Life

Nikki McClure is a DIY maven, but her art is museum-worthy; see it at the Museum of Contemporary Craft.

10/14/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

October Orchids and the Essence of Tea

As the leaves begin to fall, Portland’s Lan Su Chinese Garden spotlights the beauty of orchids and the healing properties of tea.

09/30/2011 By Kristin Belz

DIY

Photos Go From Digital to Plywerk

Plywerk will print and mount your digital photo files onto elegant eco-friendly "frames."

09/02/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out & About

Think It, Design It, Build It

ADX, a community design space, will have its grand opening June 3rd. The giant studio-meets-thinktank-meets factory is a new, shall we say, prototype, for de...

05/26/2011 By Teri Gelber

Made in PDX

Free Paint from Yolo Colorhouse

Get free non-VOC paints April 19–22 in honor of Earth Day from Portland-based Yolo Colorhouse.

04/15/2011 By Amara Holstein

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Arm & Arm

Storm Tharp paints portraits—after a fashion. His jarring, surreal depictions of both celebrities and average Joes serve as a window into his own state of mind rather than commentary on his subjects.
*Arm & Arm*, is showing now through Nov 29. Ge

05/19/2009 By Cameron Blair

Deck the Walls

You Need Art

That Georgia O'Keeffe poster in your foyer, the one you bought in 1989 to cheer up your college dorm room? That's so not grown-up décor.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

Article

Trial by Fire

A freak conflagration reaffirms a noted Northwest landscape artist’s ties to his home ground.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

Sew Delicious

A Great Notion

It may bill itself as a “neighborhood fabric boutique,” but Bolt is more than just a material source

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

Neighborhoods

Motion Detector

A cohort of artists forecast the future of the South Waterfront district—and help shape a neighborhood in the making.

05/19/2009 By Emily Chenoweth

Music

Jick Magnet

Rocker and literate lyricist Stephen Malkmus talks about yogic singing, fatherhood, and his impending death.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame