Home / Events / Visual Arts / Jason Brown and Chris Haberman: Best Song Ever

Jason Brown and Chris Haberman: Best Song Ever

RICHARD SPEER
Tuesday August 05
Goodfoot Lounge
2845 SE Stark St.
 
It makes sense that longtime curators and painters Jason Brown and Chris Haberman would call their two-artist show Best Songs Ever. The pair, who co-curate the Peoples Art of Portland gallery in Pioneer Place Mall, have styles that are in some ways similar, but just dissimilar enough to create that blend of harmony and creative friction that distinguished the great songwriting duos of the 20th century: George and Ira Gershwin, Lennon and McCartney, Simon and Garfunkel. Brown and Haberman transliterate some classic songs into paintings, including Velvet Underground’s “Heroin” and Queen’s “Killer Queen.” At their opening, in keeping with the theme, viewers dressed as their favorite rock stars. Some pieces in the show are collaborations; others aren’t. Since 2000, Brown has been curating visual-art shows at the Goodfoot, where he’s seen hundreds, if not thousands, of bands. A sense of musical rhythm informs his and Haberman’s whimsically ironic artworks, which often incorporate text and recycled objects. Through Aug. 26.

 



Where: Goodfoot Lounge
Phone: 503-239-9292
Address: 2845 SE Stark St.
Website: www.thegoodfoot.com

 
 

Goodfoot Lounge

2845 SE Stark St.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Visual Arts

Enter the Night

Sunday, Feb 01, 2015
In Enter the Night, playwright Maria Irene Fornes takes on big issues. One character mourns the loss of his lover to AIDS. Another visits a doctor for her worsening heart palpitations. The thir ...
7:30 pm Thursdays-Sundays through Feb. 8 | $15-$40
Shaking the Tree 823 SE Grant Ave. Portland Web | Map

The Snowstorm

Sunday, Feb 01, 2015
The Snowstorm begins with an intense concert. Sitting at a piano in the darkened theater, Eric Nordin looks calm and serene, but that belies the torrent of sound he’s producing. As the final, ...
7:30 pm Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 pm Sundays through Feb. 7 | $15-$25
CoHo Theater 2257 NW Raleigh St. Portland Web | Map

"Mom?" A Comedy of Mourners

Sunday, Feb 01, 2015

New ensemble Box of Clowns presents a slapstick- and acrobatics-filled clown show about three siblings wrestling with their memories of their mother.

9:30 pm Fridays; 7 pm Saturdays and 8 pm Sundays through Feb. 1 | $10-$12
Also At Goodfoot Lounge
There's no more events in Goodfoot Lounge
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close