Thursday, February 09, 2012

February 10 Metropolis and its Anti Unseen

Each individual has a unique neoro-resonance-set, based on experience. Pop culture is an unavoidable part. If you haven't added Metropolis to yours, I suggest it. This film has plenty of my mythological archetypes, stunning visual design and some sympathetic characters. Also very Occupy, 85 years after its making. It was a silent film when made. That has allowed many instances with updated soundtracks. Tonight the Portland Opera Theater musicians and singers create their own soundtrack with the film, based on Verdi's Aida, set in Egypt, which has and had its own Occupy problems. At the Mission Theater 1624 NW Glisan Doors 6PM film 7. $9 advance, $12 door

Kendra Binney is the metropolis antidote with dream-like psychological paintings of a main character and animals, or their traces, wondering. She has a show of that work tonight. At Albina Press, 4637 N. Albina Ave x Blandena Map 6PM-8

You want fresh? You want Foco. Sight Unseen is their show of Matt Miller, Coleman Gocio, Clinton Chambers, Jena Cumminsky and Sarah Meadows. Fresh art school vibe. At Foco Gallery 211 SE Madison Free