Former KBOO Art Focus host Julie Bernard is beginning to collect the many community honors she deserves. She was recently honored by the Portland Art Dealer's Association with a special service citation. The honor is the first of its kind awarded by PADA.
Just a reminder that Gomorrah, which appeared in the film festival and which we reviewed on the show, starts at the Cinema 21 this Friday, the 27th. It's also getting well-reviewed in such forums as the New York Times and the New Yorker.
Jim Archer is known as a curator who worked for years at the Archer Gallery at Clark College. He is also known for his collage work. Now, however, he is showing these great paintings, small portraits of faces at the Life Gallery at the Everett Station Lofts.
Dmae Roberts talks with Chris Coleman, artistic director of Portland Center Stage for the last nine years.
Coleman tells us what he’s most proud of, where PCS is headed and unveils the new season.He also talks about Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” and describes the bite and humor of the play about social mores.
Who was the real Che Guevara? Idealist? Revolutionary economist? Media icon? In the wake of anniversary celebrations and Hollywood blockbusters, Words & Pictures poses the question toSpain Rodriguez, author of Che: A Graphic Biography, during his appearance at the Wordstock literary festival. Himself an icon of the alternative comics scene, Spain has been an outlaw biker, political correspondent, and creator in the 1960's of the first underground comics tabloid, Zodiac Mindwarp, for the East Village Other.