Friday, March 28, 2008

Free Box, Free Jazz with Avalon Kalin!

Special Event!

This Saturday from 10am-5pm Avalon Kalin will be giving away much of his belongings, and playing improvisational jazz music at the Pancake Clubhouse. Avalon would like to invite you to come jam with him, and take an item of significance from his life. Instruments will be provided.

Avalon asks that you only take what you will use (no resale), but will not ask for any monetary compensation. This event will also mark the release of a zine on the subject of the belongings to be given away.

We love you! Don't miss it!

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

K Sims fashion show review!

K's Fashion show was a blast! Here's an action photo from my camera, but check out this great review with plenty of great photos at ultra, an online fashion magazine!

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Don't Miss K Sims Fashion Experience!

This Saturday!

New Looks.
March 15th

K Sims Debuts Recycled Fashion Concepts exploring ideas of deconstruction, luxury, reincarnation, beauty, and individuality.

followed by saw and theremin soundscape performance with Nicole Lovitt!

totally free! we love you!

K Sims is clothing designer and excessively creative person living in Portland, Oregon. she works mainly in recycled textiles, fashioning women's wear, coats, hats, and bags out of old curtains, bedding, upholstery, vintage clothing, and whatever she found in the freebox down the street. she believes that working with recycled things gives a breath of life to the garment, a discreet history tucked away in an old coat reincarnated as a beautiful dress. K has extensive experience in costume design for theater and film, and in creating custom-made garments. her influences include deconstructionist philosophy and architecture, early 20th century couture, pipe organs, cephlopoidia, abandoned industrial sites, yohji yamamoto, punk rock subculture, 19th century illustration, alexander mcqueen, mummification and peanut butter and eggplant sandwiches.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Taco Tuesday and Vacation Slide Show!

Tonight!!! John Moran will host an evening of tacos and vacation slideshows. John returned recently from a motorcycle tour of Vietnam. It should be a hoot. Please RSVP if possible, we won't be open to the public, but we'd love it if you could stop by.

9:00 Cyrus & Sarah share their recent trip to IKEA
9:15 Luke Forsyth recounts his trip to California through the art of postcard.
9:30 John Moran: Vietnam Motorcycle adventurer.

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Sci-Fi Marathon Pictures

The Night of the Sci-Fi Marathon was a total blast. Thanks to everyone who came out for the event! Here are some pictures to enjoy. The first one is of Eric Steen, our host for the evening, at the end of the marathon eating pancakes for breakfast.