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Glazing a Bowl at Artistic Portland’s First Thursday Gallery Art Walk—July 6, 2017, 4-6 p.m. at Artistic Portland

July 6, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
Long sunny days in Portland suggest Fun in The Sun at Artistic Portland’s First Thursday Art Gallery Art Walk on July 6, 2017, between 4-6 pm.Visitors from near and far are invited to meet the artists, view their latest creations and express their own creativity by painting a bowl for charity (2-6 pm). All supplies will be provided by the art co-op. After firing, the bowls will be available for $10 with all proceeds going to nonprofit Sisters of the Road Cafe in Old Town Portland.Pianist, John…See More
Jun 12
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Artistic Portland’s First Thursday Gallery Art Walk - June 1, 2017, 4-6 p.m. at Artistic Portland

May 15, 2017 from 6pm to 7pm
Art co-operative Artistic Portland will welcome visitors to stop by for the First Thursday Art Gallery Art Walk on June 1, 2017, 4-6 pm.  Travelers from near and far are invited to meet the artists, view their latest creations and express their own creativity by painting a bowl for charity (2-6 pm).  All supplies will be provided by the art co-op.  After glazing and firing the bowls, they will be available for $10 with all proceeds to nonprofit Sisters of the Road Cafe in Old Town…See More
May 15
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Artistic Portland First Thursday Gallery Art Walk - May 4, 4-6pm at Artistic Portland

May 4, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
Visitors are invited to meet the artists, view the latest creations and express their creativity by painting a bowl for charity (2-6 pm). All supplies will be provided by the art co-op. After glazing and firing the bowls will be available for $10 and all proceeds benefit Sisters of the Road nonprofit Cafe in Old Town.There will be music, refreshments and House Spirits Distillery will provide spirits for tasting and purchase. Their specialties include, among others, Westward Oregon Straight Malt…See More
Apr 13
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Artistic Portland Celebrates April Showers on the First Thursday Gallery Art Walk at Artistic Portland

April 6, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
Artist co-operative Artistic Portland celebrates April Showers on Thursday, April 6, 2017 between 4-6. Beginning April 19, they will be showcasing their ceramic artists this month as they welcome visiting attendees at the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA). Visitors are invited to join some of our artists to paint bisque-fired ceramic bowls at First Thursday starting around 2:00 p.m. Giving back to the community is the goal by donating 100% of the proceeds from the…See More
Mar 13
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Sophisticated Beads Annual Spring Jewelry Event May 6th at Monarch Hotel & Conference Center

May 6, 2017 from 10am to 5pm
Sophisticated Beads spring jewelry show will be Saturday, May 6th. The event is from 10am to 5pm at the Monarch Hotel, 12566 SE 93rd Avenue, Clackamas, OR.Refreshments, prizes and relaxing shopping experience await guests. Find the perfect gift for that special person for Mother’s Day or unique treasures for yourself!The Sophisticated Beads collection is handcrafted with semi-precious stones accented with a vibrant assortment of gems and sterling silver.Beads On a Mission - One of our specialty…See More
Feb 21
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Artistic Portland will “March into Spring” on the First Thursday Gallery Art Walk at Artistic Portland

March 2, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
Artist co-operative Artistic Portland will begin the great “March into Spring” on Thursday, March 2, 2017 between 4-6pm. After a cold winter, the artists are welcoming warmer days and some of the art will reflect the seasonal transformation. Many of the Co-op’s artists will be visiting with patrons to answer any questions they might have about their creations.Light refreshments will be provided. Pianist John Gilmore will be playing the uniquely decorated Mitsuko piano of Piano. Push. Play.…See More
Feb 15
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Artistic Portland Welcomes the Year of The Rooster at First Thursday Gallery Art Walk at Artistic Portland

February 2, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
Artist co-operative Artistic Portland will celebrate the Year of The Rooster on Thursday, February 2, 2017 between 4-6 pm. Lore says that roosters are a social and talkative lot so many of the Co-op’s participating artists will be welcoming patrons to visit and answer any questions they might have about their art. Refreshments will be provided to brush off the chill of winter.Bull Run Distilling will be a returning vendor of adult beverages which include small-batch crafted vodka, whiskey and…See More
Jan 13
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Artistic Portland invites 17 guest artists from Town Center Village Retirement Community at First Thursday Gallery Art Walk on January 5, 2017, 4-6 pm. at Artistic Portland

January 5, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
Artistic Portland invites 17 guest artists from Town Center Village Retirement Community at First Thursday Gallery Art Walk on January 5, 2017, 4-6 pm.As part of The Co-op’s outreach program, the senior artists’ work will be on display at the Co-op January 2-6. The exhibit will afford the talented artists an opportunity to have their work seen on a wider scale and visitors will see the range of artistic talent and skill.Many of the Co-op’s member artists will be available to chat about their…See More
Dec 13, 2016
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Artistic Portland Opens Santa’s Workshop at First Thursday Gallery Art Walk on December First, 4-6 pm at Artistic Portland

December 1, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
At December’s First Thursday Art Gallery Walk Artistic Portland will welcome visitors to see what they have been creating in their 50 workshops under Santa’s supervision. Whether visitors are a Secret Santa or shopping for family or home, the artists’ co-operative offers artful and eclectic one-of-a-kind gifts at a wide range of price points. Many of the member artists will be available to chat about their art. Pianist John Gilmore will be playing traditional holiday favorites. Light…See More
Nov 13, 2016
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Artistic Portland Offers Harvest Treats at First Thursday Gallery Art Walk on November 3rd 4-6pm at Artistic Portland Co-Op

November 3, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
Artistic Portland will be featuring treats of pumpkin, apple and gingerbread at their First Thursday Art Walk on November 3, 2016 between 4-6 pm. The Co-op is gearing up for the holidays so in addition to the 50+ members’ artistic creations new member/artist John Gilmore will play the adopted rescued Piano.Push.Play called Mitsuko to create the mood. The public is welcome to chat with the artists in attendance about their art and process. Portland’s award-winning House Spirits Distillery will…See More
Oct 25, 2016
Lea McWhorter posted an event

Artistic Portland Offers Harvest Treats at First Thursday Gallery Art Walk on November 3rd 4-6pm at Artistic Portland Co-Op

November 3, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
Artistic Portland will be featuring treats of pumpkin, apple and gingerbread at their First Thursday Art Walk on November 3, 2016 between 4-6 pm. The Co-op is gearing up for the holidays so in addition to the 50+ members’ artistic creations new member/artist John Gilmore will play the adopted rescued Piano.Push.Play called Mitsuko to create the mood. The public is welcome to chat with the artists in attendance about their art and process. Portland’s award-winning House Spirits Distillery will…See More
Oct 17, 2016
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Artistic Portland Hosts Halloween BOO! at First Thursday Gallery Art Walk on October 6th from 4 to 6 at Artistic Portland Co-Op

October 6, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
Artistic Portland will be featuring fall art, fashion and frightful fun at their First Thursday Art Walk on October 6, 2016 between 4-6 pm. Now that the art Co-op has adopted the rescued Piano. Push. Play. called Mitsuko, they expect that a suitable player will be selected to provide musical entertainment. All are welcome to chat with the artists in attendance about their art and process. Light refreshments will be provided.Visiting vendor, Eastside Distilling, will provide adult beverage…See More
Sep 13, 2016
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Sophisticated Beads Holiday Jewelry Show at Monarch Hotel & Conference Center

November 19, 2016 from 10am to 5pm
Sophisticated Beads will be hosting a jewelry show Saturday, November 19th from 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Monarch Hotel in Clackamas, Oregon. The hotel, 12566 SE 93rd Ave, is located off I-205 and Sunnyside Road, near Clackamas Town Center. Homemade refreshments, holiday beverages, prizes and stress free shopping all in one location! Our designs are handcrafted with a vibrant assortment of semi-precious stones accented with Austrian Swarovski crystals, pearls and sterling silver. We design…See More
Aug 19, 2016
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Artistic Portland Goes Back To School at First Thursday Gallery Art Walk at Artistic Portland Co-Op

September 1, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
Artistic Portland will be hosting a First Thursday September 1st event from 4pm to 6 pm with a Back-To-School theme featuring fashions in jewelry, scarves and other fiber arts. The 50-member artists’ co-operative will be hosting Bull Run Distilling Company - crafting their spirits from the local Bull Run watershed. The public is invited for tastings. Many of the Co-op’s artists will attend to answer questions about their art and share some of their creative processes.In addition to finished…See More
Aug 12, 2016
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Artistic Portland’s Visitors Vote for Favorite Dog Days of Summer Design at First Thursday Gallery Art Walk at Artistic Portland Co-Op

August 4, 2016 from 4pm to 7pm
At the First Thursday Art Gallery Art Walk on August 4, 2016 between 4-7 p.m., Artist Co-operative Artistic Portland will welcome the Dog Days of Summer with their unique designs. The Co-operative is challenging its member artists to present their interpretations of man’s best friend. All of the creations will be on view through the month of August and visitors are asked to provide feedback in the form of a vote for their favorite interpretation. Some of these original art pieces will be…See More
Jul 17, 2016
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Artistic Portland’s First Thursday Gallery Art Walk — July 7th, 2016 at Artistic Portland Co-Op

July 7, 2016 from 4pm to 7pm
The theme will be Red Hot and Rolling at Artistic Portland’s First Thursday (http://www.firstthursdayportland.com) Gallery Art Walk on July 7, 2016 between 4-7 p.m. The art community will be celebrating its second year at the SW Taylor Street location, and many of the artists will be welcoming patrons to visit and answer any questions they might have about their art.Special guest Eastside Distilling will be offering a selection of their…See More
Jun 9, 2016

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Which Portland neighborhood do you call home? Or, are you Moving to Portland?
Oregon
About Me:
My passion is helping others and is what I do with my business - Sophisticated Beads. I'm a jewelry designer that also works with four cancer foundations to give back part of the proceeds of bracelet sales to them. Also, I support women in Kenya by designing with their beads
What do you love about Portland?
The four seasons and the friendly people.

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At 8:31pm on March 16, 2009, Lorri E. said…
Hi, Lea. welcome, and come visit my other site at www.making-jewelry.com (also has a community network page)
 
 
 

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Free Pre-Ballet Classes at The Portland Ballet

July 10, 2017 from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
The Portland Ballet offers a series of FREE PRE-Ballet classes. The commitment-free, four-class series introduces young dancers, ages 6-9, to the fundamentals of ballet and helps them decide if ballet is right for them. Classes are held once a week at The Portland Ballet’s studio, 6250 SW Capitol Highway. The Portland Ballet welcomes all new dancers.The final class acts as a placement assessment for TPB's Curriculum Ballet program. Students must attend the full series (all four classes) but are…See More
Jun 15
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Glazing a Bowl at Artistic Portland’s First Thursday Gallery Art Walk—July 6, 2017, 4-6 p.m. at Artistic Portland

July 6, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
Long sunny days in Portland suggest Fun in The Sun at Artistic Portland’s First Thursday Art Gallery Art Walk on July 6, 2017, between 4-6 pm.Visitors from near and far are invited to meet the artists, view their latest creations and express their own creativity by painting a bowl for charity (2-6 pm). All supplies will be provided by the art co-op. After firing, the bowls will be available for $10 with all proceeds going to nonprofit Sisters of the Road Cafe in Old Town Portland.Pianist, John…See More
Jun 12
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Festa Italiana Portland-26th at Pioneer Courthouse Square

August 24, 2017 to August 26, 2017
Festa Italiana Portland returns to Pioneer Courthouse Square, our Piazza.  Enjoy nonstop ITALIAN Food, Wine/Beer Garden, Vendors and this year molto Children's Activities.  A great way to enjoy a summer day in downtown Portland........Free!See Festa-italiana.org or our Facebook page.See More
Jun 1
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13th Annual ANLD Designers Garden Tour at Private Residence

June 17, 2017 from 10am to 4pm
Self-Guided Tour of 7 professionally-designed private gardens on Portland’s West Side, featuring garden design by Marcia Peck, columnist for the Oregonian’s Home and Garden section. Tour proceeds benefit Scholarships for Landscape Design Students at PCC and CCC. Addresses and directions included with ticket. Photos and garden stories at https://anld.com/garden-tour/.See More
May 29
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14th Annual Buddhist Festival in the Park at Creston Park

June 3, 2017 from 11am to 4:30pm
Practicing Peace, Embracing Community14th Annual Buddhist Festival in the ParkDharma Talk and Panel Discussion on the Theme WorkshopsActivities for ChildrenTabling by Buddhist CommunitiesBuddhist Peace Fellowship, Portland is proud to host the 14th Annual Buddhist Festival in the Park on Saturday, June 3, with the theme, Practicing Peace, Embracing Community.  Due to renovation of Colonel Summers Park, the festival will be at a new location this year, at Creston Park on Powell Blvd.Expressing…See More
May 25
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Juvenile Justice in Oregon: Turning Lives Around at Lakewood Community Center (Lower Level)

June 8, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
Falling into Oregon’s Juvenile Justice System can change the life course of a young person who has been adjudicated for violating the law. If a youth is adjudicated, the Juvenile Justice System focuses on providing a safe and stable environment while holding youth accountable for their behavior; it also encourages them to finish school, learn skills, and live a productive, crime-free life after completing their probation or commitment to the Oregon Youth Authority. This program presents a…See More
May 19
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Artistic Portland’s First Thursday Gallery Art Walk - June 1, 2017, 4-6 p.m. at Artistic Portland

May 15, 2017 from 6pm to 7pm
Art co-operative Artistic Portland will welcome visitors to stop by for the First Thursday Art Gallery Art Walk on June 1, 2017, 4-6 pm.  Travelers from near and far are invited to meet the artists, view their latest creations and express their own creativity by painting a bowl for charity (2-6 pm).  All supplies will be provided by the art co-op.  After glazing and firing the bowls, they will be available for $10 with all proceeds to nonprofit Sisters of the Road Cafe in Old Town…See More
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