Saturday, July 26, 2014

Lana Wirges Massage

Lana offers a fusion of massage techniques to ensure a unique massage experience for each client.
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Love Gigantic Live @ Sellwood Park - "No Good As A Memory"

Love Gigantic performs to a huge audience at Sellwood Park for Portland's 'Concerts in the Park' summer series.
Photos by Dan Herrick 
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Beats Antique @ Oregon Country Fair - Tommy Cappel is "Jumpin'"

Tommy Cappel rips through the drum parts on "Jumpin", a swinging number off the new Beats Antique record, A Thousand Faces. More Beats Antique here:

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MarchFourth Marching Band @ Oregon Country Fair 2014 - "Magic Number"

MarchFourth Marching Band guitarist Jon VanCura rocks the guitar on the main stage at the 2014 Oregon Country Fair. More on M4 here:

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Beats Antique @ Oregon Country Fair: Zoe Jakes Snake & Feather Dance

I've had a fortunate opportunity to work closely with Zoe Jakes doing video production at Datura, a Portland-based belly dance studio run by Rachel Brice and Sol Crawford. From time to time, the MarchFourth Marching Band's tour schedule synchs up with Beats Antique and we'll end up at the same gig - often on the same stage and periodically right next to their playing time. The Oregon Country Fair last weekend was yet another one of those occasions! Here's what I saw...   

Saturday, July 5, 2014

BURNING MAN: ART ON FIRE - Books for Burners

Every August, tens of thousands of participants gather to celebrate artistic expression in Nevada's barren Black Rock Desert. This vastly inhospitable location, called the playa, is the site of Burning Man, where, within a 9-mile fence, artists called Burners create a temporary city devoted to art and participation. Braving extreme elements, over two hundred wildly ambitious works of art are created and intended to delight, provoke, involve, or amaze.
For more info about the book, Burning Man: Art on Fire:
In 2013, over 68,000 people attended - the highest number ever allowed on the playa. As Burning Man has created new context, new categories of art have emerged since its inception, including Art to Ride, Collaborative Art, and of course, Art to Burn. Burning Man: Art on Fire is an authorized collection of some of the most stunning examples of Burning Man art. Experience the amazing sculptures, art, stories, and interviews from the world's greatest gathering of artists. Get lost in a rich gallery of images showcasing the best examples of playa art with over 200 photos. Interviews with the artists reveal not only their motivation to create art specifically for Burning Man, but they also illuminate the dramatic efforts it took to create their pieces. Featuring the incredible photography of long-time Burning Man photographers, Sidney Erthal and Scott London, an introduction from Burning Man founder Larry Harvey, and a foreword from Will Chase, this stunning gift book allows Burners and enthusiasts alike to have a piece of Burning Man with them all year around.