Left: Quiria Willis, a King Elementary School student, walks on stilts under the guidance of Katie Michael, a puppeteer with Tears of Joy. Willis learned to walk on stilts through Paul Battram's Circus Cascadia group, which is funded by Higher Stages and Tears of Joy to go into schools in North and Northeast Portland.
Right: Artist Henry Frison of Northeast Portland shows off some of his work – including portraits of Elvis Presley and John F. Kennedy, as well as an older piece titled "African Prince" and a new painting titled "Bad to the Bone" — at the Alberta Art Hop, held May 19 on Alberta Street.
Left: From left to right, Shacura Wile and Brianna Willis, both students at King Elementary School, walk with Higher Stages puppeteer Ithica Tell during a parade that wound its way east down Alberta Avenue Saturday, May 19 for the eighth annual Art Hop festival.
Right: Artist Geno Hill, founder of the company Momoinex, displayed his recycled lumber benches and digitally-manipulated photographs, including the one shown here of a tree Hill found off Northeast Prescott Avenue, at Saturday's Art Hop.