August's First Friday on E Burnside (a mere week from today) is setting out to be a good one: in addition to the debut of Sword + Fern as the newest tenant in the 811 building, REDUX is hosting an art opening for recent NYC refugee Jesse Utt:

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Not just a painter, Utt also makes jewelry and accessories under the name Zachary Pryor (a few name droppings: they've been on the pages of Maxim, Time Out New York, InStyle, worn on episodes of The L Word, One Life to Live, and All My Children, and worn by Avril Lavigne, Mary-Kate Olsen, John Tartaglia, and Shirley Manson), which REDUX is carrying. My favorite favorite pieces are the busy, one-of-a-kind charm earrings:

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Stop by next Friday for the opening reception, 6-9:30 pm, at REDUX, 811 E Burnside