Wednesday, July 01, 2009

July 1 China Photos and Motovational Speech

In a participatory prelude to Friday's opening, join in a special "extra credit" event, a book signing, motivational speech and coloring book party by well known artist illustrator Mike Perry. At Grass Hut 811 E Burnside 6PM-9

City of Ambition - Fast Forward is a body of photos of Chongqing by Swiss photographer Ferit Kuyas. Chongqing is a very large city in a small province in central China which was the capital in WWII owing to the Japanese invasion. At a population of 32 million, it may surpass Bejing and Shanghai in size by 2020. Kuyas documents that growth of this industrial town set amid mountains incidentally once home to Buddhist monasteries. Tonight Kuyas speaks on his experiences and photography there. At Blue Sky Gallery 122 NW 8th 6:30PM

The first meeting of the Portland Taco Bell Drawing Club will be held at 725 NE Weidler 5:30PM-7