Julie Perini is an activist artist who works through documentary moviemaking. She was fortunate/unfortunate to be in the right/wrong place at the right/wrong time when the keystone cops attempted to prosecute the Critical Art Ensemble. She has continued her work in Portland with the movie Arresting Power: Resisting Police Violence in Portland Oregon www.arrestingpower.com. She speaks about that movie and her work in a midday talk. At the Portland State University Art Building, Room 200, 2000 SW 5th. Noon Free
Gabi Villaseñor and Helmy Membreño have revived Getting to Know You(Tube). Three artists are invited to curate a short collection of fovorite YouTube videos. After viewing the audience engages them in discussion and may bring their own YouTube selection. This program's artists are Libby Werbel, Britt Howard and Travis Beardsley. The event will be at PICA, different from the usual venue. GTKYT at Portland Institute for Contemporary Art 415 SW 10th, Ste 300. Doors 7PM Videos 7:30 Free
Kelley Roy has a new book, Portland Made: The Makers of Portland's Manufacturing Renaissance. She reads from it this evening at Powell's, then there is an after party at Made Here PDX across the street until 11.
Roy coauthored a great book on the Portland food cart movement, from interviews with owners, to the legalities and ecosystem. That book has been a bible in other cities. Roy also founded the ADX makerspace.
You can find out more about the book on their successful Crowdfunding site https://www.crowdsupply.com/portland-made/book.
Portland Made reading at Powells 1005 W Burnside 7:30 Free, after event at MadeHere PDX 40 NW 10th 9PM-11 Free