We like to keep you on your toes, Portland. Instead of what you may be used to at SPACE, the opening of the exhibit Sound And Vision: Circuit, Tube, and Prism landed on the second Friday of January instead of the first - you know, the time when everybody is out wandering the streets to get their monthly fill of art? Well the change didn't seem to throw anybody off, because the gallery was filled... MORE
In the next month, we'll observe the following:
• the inauguration of the first non-white President of the United States
• the anniversary of the 80th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
• the 100th anniversary of the NAACP
A potent time to reflect on race in America, to be sure. But in considering these landmarks, what do we really understand about how racism continues to function in our... MORE
No we're not wishing you ill, quite the opposite. With our first post of the New Year, we're encouraging you to come blow out all that 2008 crust with Matador Records' Fucked Up at SPACE on Sunday, January 18th with Portland's Cougars Kill Cobras. Fucked Up ended up on all sorts of people's Best of lists for their latest record "The Chemistry of Common Life" which blends old school hardcore ala... MORE