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KBOO is delighted to co-sponsor creative, educational and engaging community events. For more info visit kboo.fm.
9/5 - 9/25
Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC)
1001 SE Division St. Portland OR
Enemigo: Imperialismo (Enemy: Imperialism) is a bilingual community art exhibit that explores the dimensions of imperialism in the world today. We invite artists and community to envision a world free of imperialism, "where people have the right to stay, freedom to move, and right to return, where liberated communities have control over their own lands, lives, and labor and where each of us is able to self-determine and express our dreams and desires" (Harsha Walia).
Giants of Jazz and Blues: Benefit Concert for American Music Program
9/5/2014 @ 7:30PM
1111 SW Broadway Portland, OR
Woodwind virtuoso, Bennie Maupin, and acclaimed trumpet player, Terell Stafford, will headline a concert to benefit the American Music Program-Dr. Thara Memory's youth jazz education program.
White Bear Polar Tundra Album Release Show
9/6 @ 9PM
4811 SE Hawthorne Portland, OR
Sex Workers Film Series : Dirty Diaries
9/6 @ 7PM
Clinton Street Theater
2522 SE Clinton St Portland, OR
Consisting of twelve short films by twelve women artists, DIRTY DIARIES explores the new genre of "feminist porn" by challenging images of female sexuality.
The project brings together artists, filmmakers and activists to express their own perspective on porn and female sexuality, offering an array of inventiveness and diversity, and, in the process, questioning conventional stereotypes of female and male sexuality.
Two Rivers One City
9/9 @ 6PM
Charles Jordan Community Center
9009 N Foss Ave Portland, OR
What can you do to redirect our river's future in a healthy and safe direction? Join us in the Two Rivers - One City evening event to find out!
The Two Rivers - One City event will bring a broad network of river users together to share their stake in clean water. Two Rivers, One City will highlight the value that the Willamette and the Columbia hold for different communities in the Portland area, as well as educate attendees about the current threats to the health and prosperity of these waterways.
Triple Divide: Fracking Documentary
First Unitarian Church
SW 12th and SW Salmon Portland, OR
Public Herald investigative journalists Joshua Pribanic and Melissa Troutman will be in Portlnad to screen their debut documentary, Triple Divide.
Triple Divide deconstructs the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) handling of shale gas development. Touted as a modern day gold rush for landowners, the controversial technology of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) shatters shale formations to release trapped fossil fuel resources.
Tiny Home Celebration and Fundraiser
9/14 @ 2PM
1301 N Freemont Portland, OR
Tour a "Tiny Home" & learn about tiny house living from designers, builders and residents of tiny homes, also known as "Accessory Dwelling Units."
Learn about Micro Community Concepts plan to develop Portland's first "Micro Community."
The Sexbots EP Release Show
9/14 @ 9PM
350 W Burnside Portland, OR
The much awaited release party for The Sexbots' EP "Songs for Jamil", with Lisa Vazquez and Reverse Cowboy
The Sexbots will be joined by DJ team Reverse Cowboy(DJ Ceez and Alex Marine) and Eugene's live-looping songstress Lisa Vazquez. Over the course of the evening, each act will perform two unique sets.
Cascade Media Convergence
9/19 - 9/21
George S. Turnbull Center @ University of Oregon
70 NW Couch St Portland, OR
Cascade Media Convergence is a media based gathering which will be taking place in Portland, OR.
The CMC will be a series of workshops, open-themed strategy sessions, and public events aimed at bringing together alternative and community media organizations, independent journalists and artists engaged in community based media to build a regional media movement that will work to support larger social movement organizing throughout the region.
Pacific Northwest People's Movement Assembly
9/26 - 9/28
First Unitarian Church, Sanctuary
1211 SW Main St., Portland, OR
The Pacific NW Social Forum (PNWSF)is not a conference, it is a convergence of people's movements who's primary work & struggles take place in No Cal, OR, WA, British Columbia, MT, ID, UT, Hawaii & Alaska to build solidarity and unified action toward social, economic and environmental justice in the Pacific NW.
La Peña Flamenca de Portland presents: Berto Boyd with Daniel Azcarate & Elena Villa
9/26 @ 7PM
The Steep and Thorny Way to Heaven
SE 2nd Ave between Madison and Hawthorne Portland, OR
Join us for an intimate evening of Flamenco with Oregon's newest resident guitarist/composer Berto Boyd. In this Portland debut, Berto will delve deep into his past to bring forth an offering of some of his favorite compositions, both traditional repertoire and modern original Flamenco. Joining him will be guest artist and Flamenco singer from Seattle, Daniel "El Conejo" Azcarate and guest artist/dancer ElenaVilla (Portland).