Yes! Summer is finally here and with it, our final installment of our Artists’ Dinner Series (at least for now).
Please join us Saturday July 24 at 7pm for a provocative conversation about performance and art served up with a delicious summer dinner cooked with love and laughter by Tahni Holt and myself (Linda Austin). Expect appetizer, salad, soup, dessert, lots of wine and intelligent company!
Tiffany Lee Brown of New Oregon Arts & Letters
Joshua Berger of Plazm magazine.
Sliding scale starts at $30…ONLY 20 GUESTS!
So make your reservation now: email hello at tahniholt dot com.
Location TBA upon reserving.
Funds raised at these dinners go to support the 2010 dance projects of Linda Austin & Tahni Holt.
Tiffany Lee Brown is a writer, performer, and interdisciplinary artist based in Portland, Oregon. Author of A Compendium of Miniatures, she is an editor of Plazm magazine and is the director of New Oregon Arts & Letters, formerly known as 2GQ/2 Gyrlz Quarterly.
Tiffany’s writing has appeared in UTNE, Bookforum, Oregon Humanities, Tin House, Bust, Wired, and Portland Monthly, and in charming literary journals and anthologies such as Gargoyle, Northwest Edge, Slow Trains, and The Bust Guide to the New Girl Order. Her performance and installation works have been presented at Performance Works NW, Wordstock, the Enteractive Language Festival, and PICA, among others.
Tiffany holds BA and MFA degrees, and has studied at the University of California, Berkeley; Goddard College; and Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. She has received grants and residencies from RACC (Regional Arts & Culture Council), the City of Portland, Caldera Arts, Soapstone, and Hypatia, and serves on the Selection Committee for the Visual Arts Chronicle of Portland. She recently won the ArtEx Award.
Miss Brown is currently adjunct faculty in the Master of Humanities program at Prescott College. Graduate students at PNCA, the Pacific Northwest College of Art, may request Tiffany as their mentor in the MFA in Visual Studies program. Follow her exploits at magdalen.com.
Joshua Berger is a founder and creative director of Plazm. Recognized by numerous design publications and award shows, he received the Gold Medal at the Leipzig Bookfair for his collaboration with John C Jay on the book Soul of the Game, and the Gold Medal at Portland Design Festival for XXX: The Power of Sex in Contemporary Design. His art and design work have been exhibited by The Museum of Sex in New York, ZGRAF Festival in Zagreb, Croatia, the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art and featured in Eye, Graphis, Communication Arts, Idn, and IDEA. Berger developed the website www.anti-war.us in 2002, dedicated to distribution of anti-war graphics to activists globally. He was recently a finalist for the Contemporary Northwest Art Awards at the Portland Art Museum and is a board member at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls. Contact: josh [at] plazm.com.