This Week in the Mercury

Death by Infrastructure

News

Death by Infrastructure

New Rankings Show the City's Maintenance Challenges Run Far Deeper Than Paving


Drum and Drummer

Film

Drum and Drummer

Whiplash: When Drumming Is LIFE AND DEATH



Friday, March 15, 2013

Sword + Fern (Sort Of) Returns, with "DISCOVERe'verer"

Posted by Marjorie Skinner on Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 10:44 AM

There's been a hole in Portland's boutique world while Emily Baker's Sword + Fern—beloved by natives and tourists for its intelligent jumble of unique jewelry, small home goods, locally produced apothecary, and assorted treasures—has been closed for renovations. There's still about a month to go before the doors re-open, but today Baker is launching a new web site, with expanded e-commerce capabilities, and has also announced a monthly art event, curiously titled "DISCOVERe'verer."

Perhaps taking a lead from 811 E Burnside neighbor Nationale, which routinely blurs the line between shop and art space, DISCOVERe'verer will launch "a blend of guest curating and art installation" by a selected artist every First Friday, to remain up through the month. Her list of committed participants is pretty baller; another reason to anticipate the re-opening later this month:

—Claudia Meza, Musician/Composer (Stay Calm, ex-Explode Into Colors)
—Anna Korte, AK VIntage
—Jason Rens, Supermaker
—Kati Von Lehman, PLANE/Air
—Jen Oleson, ex-booker for Valentine's, AIKA music curator
—Helmy Membreno, PICA
—Valentine Freeman, Ace Hotel Creative Director/Blogger

newnowml.png

Comments (0)

Subscribe to this thread:

Comments are closed.

All contents © Index Newspapers, LLC

115 SW Ash St. Suite 600
Portland, OR 97204

Contact Info | Privacy Policy | Production Guidelines | Terms of Use | Takedown Policy