The Portland Art Museum is the home of fantastic works by masters such as van Gogh, Monet, Cezanne, and Renoir. It also hosts a variety of different traveling exhibits. When a young man moves to the city and visits the museum for the first time, he finds works of art that challenge his perception. As time goes on, the museum proves its ability to challenge him further.
Three young men decide to work off their hangovers with beer, food, and a rock and roll cover band at Portland’s Saturday Market. There they encounter Jimmy Hendrix, a one armed guitar player who strums with a hook, take in some sun down by the river, and watch Elvis experience a touching reunion. All in all, it is just another day in the famously eccentric town.
Powell’s Bookstore – one of the world’s largest – has always been a communal place for Portlanders of all walks of life, down-and-out intellectuals in particular. In this story, as an impoverished young man struggles to find a way to bring a girl out on an inexpensive date, he decides that the art gallery at Powell’s – which is free – can play a key role in the evening. In the end, nothing goes according to his plans.