Art Tonight in New York… and Portland, Oregon

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Alex Prager takes over both NYC locations of Lehmann Maupin for her show Face in the Crowd, while Alison Schulnik opens up a new solo exhibition at ZieherSmith, and Daze displays new work at TT Underground. Out in Portland, Alex Lukas and Bill McRight both have shows opening at Breeze Block Gallery.

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Art Tonight and This Weekend in New York and Beyond

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A good ol’ fashioned flyer party after the jump

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Soothecore

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Chris Johanson’s third annual Quiet Music Festival of Portland happens this weekend. Featuring two days of “emotional, vibrant, and low volume music honoring of the quiet act of listening” the festival is decidedly chill.

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Lunchtime Laughter

Wieden + Kennedy on Portlandia

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Portland, Oregon This One’s For You

Tonight (10/4) our friend Mr. Kiji opens up his new show “Annoyed Grunt” at Compound Gallery. It’s from 7-10 pm, and along with Mr. Kiji himself, there’s probably beer there.

 

The Quiet Music Festival of Portland (+ Poster Giveaway)

For the second year in a row Chris Johanson is putting on the Quiet Music Festival of Portland, “a two day celebration of quiet music as well as the act of quiet listening.” Taking place at 8pm on both June 15th and 16th at Disjecta Interdisciplinary Art Center (8371 N Interstate Avenue / Portland Oregon 97217) the mood  set by performances from Dan Sasaki, Grouper, Kevin Thomson, Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs, Sam Coomes, Scout Niblett, Sonny Smith, Strawberry Smog, The Lichens, Ural Thomas, and Vetiverrelaxing, will be mellow.

More info on tickets here

To celebrate the festival, we’ve got a couple posters signed by Chris to give away. To win one, just leave a link to an image your favorite quiet, relaxing place in the comments section. We’ll pick our favorites, and that’ll be that. Unfortunately, due to shipping this is only for US folks.

And finally, for those in Portland tonight (6/14) be sure to hit up Barry McGee & Chris Johanson’s ‘And Your Friends Are My Friends’ Board Release Party and Silent Art Auction.

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