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Posts Tagged: Jewels

Notable Portland: 6/27–7/3

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Literary events in and around Portland this week!

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Notable Portland: 5/9–5/15

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Literary events in and around Portland this week!

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Notable Portland: 2/21–2/27

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Literary events in and around Portland this week!

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Notable Portland: 4/13–4/19

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Thursday 4/13: Paige McKenzie will be at Voodoo Doughnut Too for a book signing of her new work, The Sacrifice of Sunshine Girl, and interaction with fellow doughnut lovers. Voodoo Doughnut Too, 5 p.m., free. Jason R. Richter launches his latest book, L.I.F.E. in the 23rd Century, with a party. Entry includes an autographed book […]

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The Prettiest Cocoons You’ll Ever See

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If magpies can nick our shiny objects for their own purposes, why not other animals? French artist Hubert Duprat puts jewels in the aquariums of caddis fly larvae, obliging them to build their cocoon-like sheaths out of materials like gold and diamonds. The result is a breathtaking mix of nature and human design which raises all […]

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