This Monday, come to the Holocene to celebrate the release of Psilo Design's 3rd Portland Funbook
. The last two were fabulous proof that art and music in Portland are fun
, and this year's is even oversize. Monday's release party will also be a benefit for Amnesty International.
Funbook3 Release Party • 9pm • December 1
• 1001 SE Morrison • $9
Orlo, publisher of the Bear Deluxe magazine
, is celebrating their 15th birthday this Wednesday at the Someday. Exploring a variety of methods to "use the creative arts to explore environmental issues," Orlo's primary recent focus has been on Bear Deluxe
. They'll release issue 28, their special contemporary arts issue (featuring images by PORT's own Ryan Pierce
), at the party. The party will also feature cupcakes, cake, games and a placard-drawing contest. Free to Orlo members, or $5-$10 donation.
Orlo Birthday Party • 6:30-10pm • December 3
• 125 NW 5th AVE
Before the Funbook party, don't forget PMMNLS! This week's lecture features curator Hamza Walker
, interviewed a couple of years ago on PORT here
. Since 1994, Walker has served as Director of Education/Associate Curator for The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, a non-collecting museum devoted to contemporary art, and has received the 1999 Norton Curatorial Grant and the 2005 Walter Hopps Award for curatorial achievement.
Lecture • 7:30pm • December 1
• 1914 SW Park • Shattuck Hall Room 212