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  • PORTAL artwork enlivens Sacramento "dead zone"

    PORTAL is a steel-framed art installation covered in mirrored Plexiglas and 9,000 LED lights. Really, it’s the hook that’s attracting musicians, bloggers and artists to the city’s most unlikely gathering spot, a shuttered ice plant on R Street.

PORTAL is a steel-framed art installation covered in mirrored Plexiglas and 9,000 LED lights. Really, it’s the hook that’s attracting musicians, bloggers and artists to the city’s most unlikely gathering spot, a shuttered ice plant on R Street. Ryan Lillis The Sacramento Bee
PORTAL is a steel-framed art installation covered in mirrored Plexiglas and 9,000 LED lights. Really, it’s the hook that’s attracting musicians, bloggers and artists to the city’s most unlikely gathering spot, a shuttered ice plant on R Street. Ryan Lillis The Sacramento Bee
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September 06, 2015 9:57 AM

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Ryan Lillis has covered the city of Sacramento, its 108 neighborhoods and its politicians since 2008. Prior to that, he covered crime at The Sacramento Bee. A native of upstate New York, Lillis has a journalism degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

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