John Maher, an organizer with the 3rd Annual Gorge Artists Open Studios, talks about their event on Saturday and Sunday May 2nd and 3rd. The tour is an opportunity to meet artists and learn how and why the make their art. The tour includes photographers, painters, sculptors, fabric artists, woodworkers, guitar guilders and jewelers from Stevenson to Goldendale.
Tour Guides available to buy online at www.gorgeartistsopenstudios.com. Or at Powell's Books, Art Media and Frame central locations and Portland visitor's Center in Pioneer Square. In the Gorge at Klindt's Booksellers in The Dalles, Waucoma Books and Columbia Art Gallery in Hood River and at Skamania Lodge in Stevenson.
On Thursday, May 14th, KBOO and No.Fest: Nu.Music.Arts will be holding a joint fundraiser at Backspace, 7pm to 11pm.
No.Fest will announce a program schedule featuring 40+ performances including dance, hip hop, theater, 20th century classical, comedy, hard rock, children’s program, indie rock, fashion, psychedelic, and more. Plus, www.nofest.net, will be unveiled featuring live recordings and video from the 2008 festival in St. Johns.
This program hosted by Bill Resnick deals with the incarceration of immigrants, prosecuting those responsible for torture, the secular resistance in Iraq, and organizing Trimet riders, and features the music of Casey Neill. To hear the entire program, click on the arrow above. To hear individual pieces, follow the links below: