Sometimes overnight sensations take a long time. As with chanteuses, so it is with city neighborhoods. Belleville, Paris, is the perfect example. Located in the 20th arrondissement, Belleville was once a sleepy working-class backwater dotted with Chinese, North African and Jewish enclaves. Artists have been gradually moving into the cheap housing and former factories on […]
Portland Open Studios kicked off this weekend. The annual event, which continues today, and runs again Oct. 15-16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. allows the public to visit with 100 artists in their studios.