Friday, January 15, 2016

January 16 Hindu Reincarnation Expo

Fortune, the reincarnation of HQHQ, is adding books and publishing to their gallery projects. They open their new space today with an event of poetry and art by Jabari Jordan-Walker and Marc Matchak. We rarely cover book arts and never poetry, but HQHQ has a good history, so they might be worth keeping an eye on. At Fortune 2235 W Burnside. Noon-6 Free

There is a community of families in the Portland area from the Indian subcontinent. Classical music and dance of the region are taught by small schools and private teachers, passing the tradition along from generation to generation. And many area adults learned those traditions from childhood and enjoy playing and performing for pleasure.

Tonight Surabhi Paranjpe, Hindustani vocalist, performs with with Bhvanesh Mathur on harmonium and Swati Phadke on tabla. Tejasvi Chakravarthy, on Carnatic Flute performs with with Mahesh Mudigonda on mridangam and kanjira.

It is a free concert in a small auditorium in an Intel office building in Hillsboro. You can use this map to locate the "JFCC"

Community Indian Music Concert presented by Kalakendra at the Intel Jones Farm Conference Center in Hillsboro. 7PM Free

Downtown Light and Sound Solution from LA closes their Contact Expo show of interactive video and sound tonight. At 8 one of the creators will perform the system which changes the projections and sound in response to sensors in the space. At Disjecta, in the shadow of Paul Bunyan 8371 N. Interstate Map

7 Free