A somewhat incomplete list of...
HAPPENINGS of YORE @ ye olde NEEDLES & PENS
(everything after 2006 is on the front page).


2006



Saturday, January 28, 2006 6-9pm:
FAILED ATTEMPTS
AT SPACE TRAVEL

a group art + music exhibition featuring:
Cynthia Connolly
Julianna Bright
Daniel Higgs
Sam McPheeters
Chris Duncan
Ginger Brooks Takahashi


with music by:
Daniel Higgs (LUNGFISH)
The Golden Bears
(Seth + Julianna of THE QUAILS)



2005



: November 19 - Dec. 31, 2005 :
(Needles & Pens + Hot & Cold present)
the final satelite show for Yerba Buena Center for the Arts exhibit The Zine Unbound:

THE COPYIST CONSPIRACY:
AN EXHIBITION OF ZINE ART


Featuring the works of: Bill Brown (Dreamwhip), Janelle Hessig (Tales of Blarg)Sara Jaffe (Long Ago And Right Now), Sean Tejaratchi (Craphound), Cristy Roads (Green Zine), A.M. Scott (Sobstory?), Mike Taylor (Scenery), Icky Apparatus (Nose Dive), and Greta Snider (Mudflap ...and tons of videos)




: Oct. 15 - Nov 15, 2005 :
POTATO SWEAT

Paintings and Installations from
ALLYSON MELBERG and JEREMY TAYLOR
A Needles & Pens and Hot + Cold presented show, in conjunction with Yerba Buena Center for the Arts exhibition The Zine Unbound




: Sept. 17, 2005 :
ELEVATION
an art show displaying the work of Austin, Texas punk legend TIM KERR (Big Boys, Poison 13, Lord High Fixers, Total Sound Direct Action Committee), hobo photographer extraordinaire BILL DANIEL (Who's Bozo Texino, Texas Punk Pioneer), & the amazing Oregon Dept. of Kick Ass film maker VANESSA RENWICK.
*This show is stop #12 on the Mission Art Walk
Juxtapoz & Art Business also posted some pics from the show.




: AUGUST 20, 2005 :
A THOUSAND ARMS of INDUSTRY and BOREDOM
w/ MIKE TAYLOR (R.I.) + CAROLINE PAQUITA!
Erick + Ivy played some accoustic jammi-jams in the back yard too. Photos from the show on photos on Art Business.com



: JULY 16, 2005 :

NONETHELESS
Needles + Pens presents
the art work of 10 women:
Monica Canilao, Sacha Eckes, Tara Lisa Foley,
Maya Hayuk, Marisa Jahn, Sahar Khoury,
Rebecca Miller, Mary Joy Scott, Miriam Klein Stahl,
and Lena Wolff



: APRIL 16th, 2005 :
New work by David Benzler, Seth Childs, Aaron Curry
(pics from the opening here and here)



: MARCH 5, 2005 :
JAY NELSON'S Dream Home Tree House Installation
(pics from the opening here




: FEBRUARY 19 - MARCH 20, 2005 :
FROM HERE ON OUT
new drawings by JEN SMITH
+ collaborative interaction with CHRIS DUNCAN

(pictures of the show from art business.com)




: JAN 29 - FEB 18, 2005
Seven Prints & Some Paints
by SARA THUSTRA :
(pictures of the show posted here and here)



2004



: DEC 4, 2004 :
GOOD BY ANGELS
BOOK RELEASE & ART SHOW
A release party celebrating a new book of photos by Paul Schiek. (GOOD BY ANGELS, is available online or in the store for $15). check out pictures of the GOOD BY ANGELS show



: NOV 20 - DEC 2, 2004 :
NEEDLES & PENS
INSTANT GROUP ART SHOW
Vic Blue * Amy Browne * Skott Cowgill * Ethan Allen Davis * Chris Duncan * Matt Furie * Wiley Hickson * Andy Hill * Yuriko Hoshino * Caroline Paquita * Emily Prince * Hannah Lew * Mike Louie * Ivy McClelland * Will McCurtin * Mara * Monica Canilao * Jay Neilson * Kyle Ranson * Paul Schiek * Andrew M artin Scott * Mary Joy Scott * Derrick Snodgrass * Randy Lee Sutherland * Dionne Stroyer * Sara Thustra *
Curated by N+P.



: NOV 12, 2004:
Cocoon: The Road Trip Zine/Book/Video Tour :
featuring Dave Roche reading from his new zine turned book, ON SUBBING about being a substitute teacher in Portland, Jack Saturn reading form his zine turned book "We Ain't Got No Car," and Joe Biel shows his video about zines, $100 & A T-SHIRT: A documentary about zines in the Northwest



: NOV 4, 2004 :
...Perpetual Motion Roadshow #18... :
REadings by: Richard Melo (author of Jjokerman 8), Ariel Gore (Hip Mama), and Jim Munroe (No Media Kings)



: AUGUST 7, 2004 :
PHOTO SHOW!
: SILVER WARNER, SHADY LANES, JOSH BLANK, COURTNEY RYALS



: AUGUST 21, 2004 :
Punk Planet Columnist Joe Meno reads from his book! plus readings by Razorcake'sTodd Taylor + Mike Faloon



: AUGUST 28, 2004:
Block Prints!
by Icky Apparatus (NOSEDIVE zine) and Lydia Crumbley (BLACKTHORN zine)




Summer 2005
The Strangers (from Olympia) backyard jammin' at N+P

JUNE 19, 2004
NEEDLES & PENS
ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW
Featuring: Randy Lee Sutherland, Holly Coley, Jonathon Runcio, Elias Crouch, Pete Glover, Narangkar Khalsa, Shayna Roosevelt, Mary Joy Scott, Maeve Sheridan, Meagan McColgan, Jimi Choi, Joel Cammarata, Kyle Ranson, Oliver Halsman Rosenberg, Brion Nuda Rosch, Mike Green, Mariah Gardner, Paul Costuros, Leanne Liang, Michelle Schlactha, Elizabeth Reilly, Raul Gonzales, Puerco de Nieves, Sarah Peterson, Naka one, Alex Rosmarin, Griffin McPartland, Judd Vetrone, Aki Raymer, Celeste Cooper, Chris Duncan, Tauba Aurbach, Christine Feutz, Mark Gonzales, Dan Johnson, Jarrett Mitchell, Amy Morrell, Libby Olguin, Kotie Paloma, Isaac Randozzi, David Benzler, Brook Dillon, Eric Davis, Cliff Carter, Sean Reynolds, Stephanie Crews, John Dwyer, James Orlando, Maya Hayuk, Tara Lisa Foley, Lettie Jane Renne Kamp



MAY 29, 2004
HAMBURGER EYES #7 RELEASE & PHOTO SHOW Featuring:Stefan Simikich, Ray Potes, David Potes, John Trippe, Dave Schubert, David Uzzardi, John Groshong, Jason Roberts Dobrin, Dylan Maddux.



APRIL 17, 2004
PORTRAIT SHOW
Curated by Kyle Ranson & Featuring: Jen Smith, Mary Joy Scott, Alicia Mccarthy, Oliver Halsman Rosenberg, Ryan Boyle, Sarah Smith, Chris Duncan, Sahar Khoury, Brion Nuda Rosch, Mat O'Brian, Ivy Mclelland, Joel Dehlia, David Benzler, Andrew Wingler, Sugar Fixx, Griffin McPartland, Dan Johnson, Dirt, Gary Wertz, Tara Lisa Foley, Kyle Ranson, Jeff Royson, and Adrian Sanchez




APRIL 10, 2004
THE WORLD AS WE SEE IT
A series of narratives, pictures and poems
Words: Arwen Curry, Kat Case, Mailk Ameer, Melissa Merin. Photos & slides: Karen Kirchoff, Mike Louie, Shiloh Burton.



MARCH 20, 2004
CONNOISEURS OF CONCRETE SKATEZINE
Relaese Blowout! + Paintings by Jim Damron of Modesto



FEBRUARY 21, 2004
EXQUISITE CORPSE SHOW+ZINE RELEASE
Featuring by Griffin McPartland, Tauba Auerbach, Clifton Carter, Adrian Sanchez, Jason Stein, Heather Huckett, Ben Snakepit, John Dwyer, Mary Joy Scott,Narangkar Kahlsa Brian Hutflies, Daniel Higgs, and more!




JANUARY 11th 2004
HOT & COLD #9
ZINE RELEASE & ART SHOWING

Curated by Chris Duncan & Griffin McPartland
and featured art by: David Benzler, Vic Blue, Tiffany Bozic, Kris Chao, D. Clyde, Chris Duncan, Mike Gaspay, Mike Giant, Bob Kronbauer, Michael Laurence, Ian Lynam, Chris McNally, Griffin McPartland, Craig Metzger, Mat O'Brien, Chris Pew, Aki Raymer, Kelly Tunstall, Paul Urich, and Chris Wright


2003



DECEMBER 2003
Four paintings by Sara Thustra


NOVEMBER 5, 2003
Mission Crosswalks. Portrait Show
Kyle Ranson, Chris Duncan, David Benzler, Brion Nudah Rosch, Heart 101, Ivy McClelland, Oliver Halsman Rosenberg, Crust+Dirt, Aesop.



OCTOBER 26, 2003
Photo Show
featuring the photography
of David Franklin & Isaac Randozzi



SEPTEMBER 28, 2003
TO DO LIST
art show & zine release
curated by David Benzler



AUGUST 23, 2003
Skott Cowgill - works in oil"



AUGUST 7th 2003
Cut & Paste Zine Tour



JUNE 7, 2003
Needles & Pens Grand Opening Bonanza!
Art by: Brady Baltezore, Amy Browne, Canderson, David Franklin, Jeff Heermann, and Joshua Peach