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DESIGN DATEBOOK: March 20–26, 2019

Vancouver Fashion Week David Lam Hall, 50 East Pender St., Vancouver The stylish set will slip on their finest and gather for Vancouver Fashion Week, celebrating fall/winter 2019 collections from a bevy of local, national, and international designers. Each day is packed with runway shows, including experimental looks from Vancouver’s CRAZYYBAI, luxury lingerie from Ukrainian brand Ajour, and a flowing womenswear line by Japanese designer Hamon. (PS: Don’t forget the afterparties!) (March 18–March 24, times and prices vary)

Artist Talk with Chisao Hata Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave., Portland Performing artist and community organizer Chisao Hata—known for her 2017 work “Gambatte Be Strong,” a live reading that told stories of Japanese-American displacement and resilience in Portland—will discuss work on view at the museum and how they relate to her own practice. (March 21, 6–8 p.m., prices vary)

Northwest Drawers Portfolio Walk and Print Sale Blue Sky, 122 NW 8th Ave., Portland Peruse the work of more than 20 regional photographers in the gallery’s final portfolio walk of the season—and then snap up a print for your personal collection. All images on hand were included in Blue Sky’s 2018 Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers, a year-long exhibition that showcases a juried, public archive of original work. (March 23, 3–5 p.m., free)

Virtual Reality Bauhaus Exhibit Chophouse Row, 1424 11th Ave., Seattle Experience Bauhaus design through the lens of virtual reality. Viewers will don VR glasses and explore the Bauhaus building as it existed in the 1920s, complete with close-ups of its interiors, dormitories, and iconic staircase. The pop-up project coincides with the 100th anniversary of the celebrated German design movement. (Through April 10, 10 a.m.–6 p.m., free)


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