Helen Frankenthaler Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park, through February 15 I magine going to a museum exhibition of, say, a photographer of little significance to the current dialogue Edward Weston for example. Besides wondering why Weston a historically important figure, to be sure, but a straight up Modernist whose practices and aesthetics have been well covered and bear small relevance to the contemporary climate should be having a major museum show right now, you notice another curious decision. The exhibition is cluttered with darkroom test strips, alternate prints in which the photographer darkened the sky, and variations on the same photos with differing levels of contrast.
9. Gilligan’s Island and the Beverly HillbilliesI couldn’t pick just one, they were both goofy and innocent with songs you had to sing. In one you had a group of people stranded on a strange desert island and in the other, you had a strange group of people (and critters) stranded in a Beverly Hills mansion..
Watch out for businesses that require you to offer money up front in order to work for them. You should never have to pay someone to give you a job! It might be reasonable to invest in a home based business, but if you choose to do so, make sure they are legitimate and always use your credit card, never cash. With a credit card, there are safeguards that can allow you to get your money back if things go sour..
Some boast prime location; some tout wood burning ovens, early bird specials, happy hours, and karaoke nights. Spiga doesn’t go in for a whole lot of razzmatazz. Located in the boutique Hotel Impala, the cozy, romantic restaurant is aglow in low light and awash in rich wood; the porch is one of the most charming spots for alfresco dining the city has to offer.
However, like Tezuka, Sanada leads by example. Here, we get to see a change in leadership style exhibited by Oishi and how it affects team dynamics. At the beginning of his stint, Oishi lacks the self confidence to fill the very large hole left by Tezuka.
For this year’s Best Of issue, we extend the theme of magic beyond the upturned top hat and deck of cards. Contained herein are people, places and things in the North Bay that pique our sense of astonishment, and, in some cases, tweak our sense of reality. Be they sites of natural beauty, captivating individuals, puzzling places of mystery or incubators of energy, they all conjure an effect so strong, we wonder, “What’s the secret?”.
Provenzano operated as a ‘skipper’ or crew boss for the Genovese Family in Northern New Jersey. Members of his team included his brother Nunzio, the Andretta brothers, Stephen and Thomas, Gabriel and Salvatore Briguglio, Salvatore Sinno, Harold Konigsberg, Armand Faugno, Ralph Picardo, Ralph Pellecchia and Frederick Furino. The crew operated illegal Monte card games in New York and Hoboken and in Jersey City, in addition to their other criminal activities.