February First Thursday featuring VNPRT and Friends
Join us as we honor Black History Month and February First Thursday with live music, gallery openings and an artist reception. Performances will feature Portland-based DJ and musical curator VNPRT presenting a collaborative DJ set accompanied by live music featuring Omari Jazz, Soopah Eype, Harvey B, Charlie Brown III and special guests.
There will also be art exhibits from inspired by Hedwig and The Angry Inch and School Girls; Or The African Mean Girls Play in the our lobbies. The exhibits will feature mixed-media/collage artwork from costume designer Wanda Walden on the PGE Gallery level, an art installation about gender identity from Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) and a photography exhibit by Portland-based, Filipino/American fashion photographer Tom Lupton in the Ellyn Bye Studio lobby.
Vincent "VNPRT (pronounced Vanport)" Magee is a Portland-based DJ, Producer, Curator, and Student of Life. Follow his work on Instagram at @chaptercollective and @knowviceandvirtue. Listen to his DJ mixes on Soundcloud.