Archive for November 6th, 2010

November 6th, 2010 - 10:26 pm § in Misc., The Ave Scene

Huge New Whale at Children’s, Work of Marvin Oliver

Marvin Oliver has a new show at Stonington Gallery. Marvin is  one the UW’s world class artists and a leader in the tradition of Northwest Coastal Art originating in the Washington State’s Lopez Island under Bill Holm, now UW Professor Emeritus, and Mungo Martin, perhaps the greatest of[...]

November 6th, 2010 - 9:21 pm § in Misc., UW

Did Nike Pay for Oregon’s Victory?

The Huskies lost to Oregon. Or did they really lose to Nike?  Last March, Oregon concluded an unpublished contract for support from Nike through 2018. UW folks may not realize it but Oregon alum, Phil Knight, the founder of Nike, not only donates to the schools athletics but has claimed this money [...]