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First Thursday with the Sarah Clarke Trio, Featuring Art by Arvie Smith & Tom Lupton

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Thursday, February 3, 2022
5 p.m. – 7 p.m. PST
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Celebrate the 2022 February First Thursday with a performance by the Sarah Clarke Trio and gallery exhibits featuring the work of Arvie Smith and Tom Lupton.

As the lead singer of the popular, neo-funk band Dirty Revival, Sarah Clarke handles genres from R&B to jazz and high-energy funk, with cover songs and original tunes. This trio will feature Sarah Clarke (vocals), Michael Elson (keys), and Damian Erskine (bass).

There will also be gallery exhibits by Arvie Smith in the PGE Gallery and Tom Lupton in the Studio Gallery. The Arvie Smith painting exhibit, titled Works by Arvie Smith, will be on display from January 28 to April 4, 2022. Tom Lupton's photography exhibit, titled Like the Brightest Star, will be on display from January 22 to March 6, 2022.

Join us in person at The Armory or watch the performance online!

  • Performed in the main lobby (no ticket needed, masks and proof of vaccine required).

Please note that The Armory Bar will not be open for this event.

Meet Sarah Clarke
Meet Sarah Clarke

Sarah Clarke is from Portland, OR, and is best known for fronting high-energy funk ensembles (Dirty Revival, Outer Orbit). She’s performed with numerous acts throughout the years, sharing stages with groups like Ghost-note, Blossom, Moorea Masa and the Mood, Yak Attack, March 4th Marching Band, and many more. She has had the opportunity to dive into artist advocacy work, founding the non-profit Musicians in Solidarity, as well as joining DJ O.G One as the co-director of MusicPortland LEAP, an advocacy project focused on supporting the Portland BIPOC music scene. 

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