Thursday, November 19, 2009

November 21 Ethan Rose, BBoy-BGirl Battle, Monster Trucks, Scratch

Sound artist and sound designer Ethan Rose is equally at home making installations that stand on their own visually. He has a new one based on glass harmonicas as the sound making element in collaboration with Portland glass artist Andy Paiko. The installation is up at the PNCA Museum of Contemporary Crafts now. Today, Rose, Piako and the curator discuss the work. At the Museum of Contemporary Craft 724 NW Davis 1PM-2 Free

Pay your Dues 3 is a 2x2 battle with a top prize of $300 cash money. Wheels of steel, DJ Wicked, judges Tip Toe - 96' SUB-C/ Portland Street Rockers, Thomas Oragami - Soul Felons and King Reds - Soul Felons. At the Montavilla Community Center, 8219 NE Glisan. 5:30PM - 10:30, $7

West Coast Turnaround is an installation in a small room of elements suggesting a long haul tractor trailer, at full scale, by artists in residence Shelby Davis and Crystal Schenk. Their artist statement has all kinds of Freudian associations from which you may draw your own. It opens at Milepost5 900 NE 81st (go by MAX) 6PM-9 Free

Gallery Homeland is throwing a bakesale for your edification, Scratch, homemade yummy items. There will be small edibles, jar goods, whole pies and cakes, perfect for Thanksgiving, or spot eating. Quantities are strictly limited, early arrival recommended. At the Cleaners at the Ace Hotel, corner SW 10th and Stark, 11AM-2PM