Short Takes – Art News of Note June

ROLLING STONES SOME GIRLS at the Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton St., Thursday, June 6 @ 7 pm, 503.897.0744. The Rolling Stones: Some Girls, Live in Texas is a never-seen-before concert movie which captures this world famous band at the height of their musical career. Shot on 16mm at Fort Worth, Texas in 1978, the film has been upgraded to high definition with a 5.1 audio track. It opens with a Sir Mick Jagger interview filmed in August 2011 where he introduces the concert and offers an insight into its significance in the band’s history. Runtime: 100 minutes


The Everyone Welcome Community Choir/Singing Class is a singing class and choir all rolled into one where the number one return reason is FUN. Instead of “choral” music, we use songs from around the world (and even songs you bring in from any language or culture!) African, folk, gospel, Balkan, rounds, reggae, more! Classes are situated in a lovely community church, 5145 SE Lincoln St., but do not have a religious affiliation. Summer Choir Dates: May 20, June 3, June 10, June 24, July 1. $60 for all 5 classes or $15 drop in each Info/ RSVP: Community Choir Coordinator Leslie Schnockner 503.659.1371 or


The Queer Gathering is Tuesday, June 11, 7 pm at Red & Black Cafe, 400 SE 12th Ave. It is a gathering of queers and allies building Magic decks, dueling, teaching each other and learning all we can about the Magical Multiverse. MTQG is awesome because it fosters a community of radical people who generally feel oppressed and excluded by other Magic/gaming crowds. MTQG gives folks the chance to play an awesome strategy game with like-minded people who are glad to help each other out, take risks, and share new ideas in a queer-positive, inclusive environment! 503.231.3899


PADAM PADAM PERFORMS at Vie de Boheme 1530 SE 7th Avenue (corner of 7th and Clay) on Sunday, June 16  from 7 – 9 pm, $5. Padam Padam is a band of musical chameleons infused with a strange and wonderful European cabaret-Latin-Klezmer-TinPan Alley-Tango beat with all points between. At this concert the band will be featuring a roster of new tunes along with their repertoire of classics from Edith Piaf, Brecht and Weill, Tom Waits, the Four Lads, Eddie Cantor, Jacques Brel and the like, along with an eclectic array of originals. You can hear Padam Padam’s music at


Dry Rot a Sage Adair Mystery–the is the third in a series written by native Oregonian S.L. Stoner. These historical mysteries are set in 1902 Portland, Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. They follow Sage Adair, a secret operative who works on behalf of the growing labor movements, pursuing his mission into hob jungles, lumber camps, seedy saloons and the drawing rooms of the rich. Stoner will give a reading and book signing at Powell’s Book on Hawthorne, 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd., June 13 at 7:30 pm.


Kathryn Liu, Lincoln High School Junior, will be exhibiting her art at the Architectural Heritage Center, 701 SE Grand Ave., in June and July. The public is invited to the opening reception on Friday, June 7th from 6 – 8 pm. More information on the exhibit here: or 503.231.7264.


Festival of Stories–Tales From the DarkSide: Celebration of the Grimm Brothers, Saturday, June 15, at 8 pm at Hipbone Studio, 1847 E. Burnside.

Short Takes – Art News of Note June

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