Tag: Black Lives Matter

Arvie Smith at the Portland Art Museum


The Portland Art Museum is a pretty cold place, with its staunchly white walls and an air conditioned breeze that seems to blow even in December. But standing surrounded by Arvie Smith’s exhibit, it was impossible to not feel warm among the jarring golds and reds that highlight the massive canvases which hold Smith’s work. […]

Organizers Protest Against Portland Police Bureau


“They threw us down these marble stairs, and kicked us. I got knocked out because I got stomped on.” These are the words of Don’t Shoot Portland organizer Micah Rhodes, sitting outside Portland City Hall near the very same marble steps. Rhodes recounted the actions of the Portland Police Bureau in the wake of a […]