Glowing Public Art
Jul18

Glowing Public Art

   As you walk along NW Davis Street  in Portland, Oregon towards Chinatown, your eyes can’t help but be drawn to these 17-foot tall, curvy and colorful sculptures that illuminate the street. “Nephenthes” created by Seattle based artist Dan Corson are the newest permanent additions to Portland’s public art collection. Read more below about these beauties from the artist himself as published in DesignBoom Seattle-based artist Dan...

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Prefontaine
Apr26

Prefontaine

Some people create with words or with music or with a brush and paints. I like to make something beautiful when I run. I like to make people stop and say, ‘I’ve never seen anyone run like that before.’ It’s more than just a race, it’s a style. It’s doing something better than anyone else. It’s being creative. ~ Steve Prefontaine                  ...

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Portland’s Fashion Night Out 2012

For those of you that consider yourselves fashionistas, this is the event for you. This Thursday, September 6th, marks the 4th anniversary of Fashion’s Night Out. What exactly is Fashion’s Night Out? It’s the kickoff to New York’s fashion week. Trend setters, editors, models, fashionistas, and designers will be converging in stores and cities across the country and around the world for fashion’s most...

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Google + Art Museums = Culture – Crowds

This Girl On The Go is gearing up for a trip to The Big Apple next week. I’ll be taking my two older sons along for their first exposure to “The Big City and Bright Lights.”  Aside from scouting out all the flagship longboarding stores, best bagels and pizza joints the Big Apple has to offer, we have plans to hit up all the major sites including The Met and MoMA. As I started poking around the internet for...

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The Art of A-WOL

Do you remember swinging on the monkey bars and loving the feeling of hanging upside down then flipping through your hands? I do! Have you ever watched kids playing and shrieking with laughter then find yourself smiling because that joy is contagious?  That’s the best. You know how a song can transport you and alter your mood? Happens to me on a daily basis.  A-WOL stands for Aerial Without Limits. The...

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Once A Broadway Baby, Always A Broadway Baby.

I’ve always loved Broadway Shows ever since the first time I saw Cats with my mom when I was 10 years old.  At first my love affair began with the thrill of getting dressed up for this event. Few other things brought such excitment as the process of picking out the perfect outfit, it was the precursor to the main event. Even still to this day, getting ready for a night out is just as much a high point and intricate piece of...

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