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Photos from Christophe Blain appearance

Christophe Blain’s presentation and reading was incredible. He spoke for about 30 minutes about his career, his writing process, and his creative goals. He was very charismatic and funny and his english was actually quite good. Hope you can make it back next year Christophe! Jason Leivian, Christophe Blain, Stephanie (translator) Some highlights from memory: […]

March 6th – "REPEAT AFTER ME" – Sean Christensen AwesomeButTrue, Catherine Peach, Stefan Saito

March 1st Thursday at Floating World welcomes back Sean Christensen, founder of the Awesome But True Electric Institute, an art collective that includes artists from Portland and a growing global network of artists from all over the world. For this group show he is joined by two longtime friends and art collaborators, Catherine Peach and […]

The Cartoonist Always Draws Twice

This is a special feature that will hopefully give a glimpse into the weird and seedy world that is comics. Perhaps due to prolonged exposure to these obscure magazines I have developed an ironic condition that leaves me unable to hold a comic with my bare hands. This is an exaggeration, (meaning it’s not true) […]

1st Thursday at City Hall

You live in one of the coolest cities in the world, my friends. Our commissioner, Sam Adams, commissioner of Arts & Culture & Small Business Communities, recognizes what gives this town makes this town great – our arts & culture community. They’ve started organizing 1st Thursday Art shows at City Hall, complete with refreshments, live […]

April 1st Thursday – Rick Remender, Kieron Dwyer, and more!

Rick Remender and Kieron Dwyer have been making the world safe for independent & non-superhero comics ever since the early 90’s with underground hits like ‘Black Heart Billy’ and ‘LCD’ (although they’ve also done their part in making superhero comics that don’t suck). Since then Rick has illustrated Bruce Campbell’s ‘THE MAN WITH THE SCREAMING […]