Amanda Dunbar
As seen on Oprah, NBC, and People Magazine, go see if the 19-year-old artist is really such hot shit. Lawrence Gallery, 221 NW 10th, Through Nov

Flying: Practical Training for Intermediates
PICA continues on the transportation tip by following Walk Ways with Luca Buvoli's exploration of unassisted human flight. The installation features sculpture, diagrams, film, animation. Trés promising. Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, 219 NW 12th, 242-1419, Opens Nov 20

Landscape: Mindspace
Australian artist Jessica Laughlin uses simple shapes and symmetry via light and glass to explore the delicate relationship between external space (nature) and internal space (brain). Bullseye Connection Gallery, 300 NW 13th Ave, 227-0222

shark attacks and crack cocaine
Fleck's last hurrah features James Boulton, whose vivacious, urban-influenced abstracts splash to life with the accidental feel of city noise. Fleck Gallery, 625 NW Everett # 102, 223-2066, Through Nov

WORK
How is it defined? Local artists, including Chandra Bocci, Nate Lilly, Lisa DeJohn, more, shake it out in this group show curated by Rose McCormick. PDX, 604 NW 12th Ave, 222-0063, Through Nov

YOU Benefit
The Charm Bracelet, everybody's favorite self-effacing, living-performance-art duo, hold a bigass Bingo game to benefit their latest community-outreach-as-artistic-manipulation extravaganza. See Check it Out Biznatch pg 11. Cameron Showroom + Gallery, 723 NW 18th Ave, 503-248-6701, Thurs Nov 14, 7 pm

Kim Hamblin
The Portland artist's multimedia humans are textural and introspective. Visage Art Space, 1046 NW Johnson, Through Dec 23rd