Women of Color Zine Workshops Panel

If you need to calm your nerves after the Halloween festivities…Join us this weekend :)

Sunday, November 2, 2014

4:00pm-5:00pm

McMenamins Kennedy School

This workshop will be a panel discussion with some of Portland’s women of color artists/activists.

Featuring:

Tonya Jones is originally from Arkansas. She created the Women of Color Zine Workshops after noticing a lack of diversity at the Portland Zine Symposium. Besides making zines, Tonya has been collaborating with Black women activists to build a new PDX Black Feminism group. She enjoys reading, cooking (mac & cheese is her specialty!), and traveling.

Jamondria Harris is a poet/artist/musician/activist/anti-kyriarchal autodidact living in portland oregon. She was a member of Decolonize PDX, is affiliated with NWAPOC and has given multiple workshops on decolonization & anti-racism/anti-kyriarchy. She has curated multiple creative events, the most current of which are the afro-futuristic/afro-surrealist performance series ‘Solar Throat’, & ‘illume:the reading at mother foucault ‘s’, starting later in november.

Tessara is a poet and educator who uses the sharing of stories to build community, create understanding, and stimulate change. In addition to serving as the coordinator for Portland State University’s LGBTQ2+ Speaker’s Bureau, Tessara is a student at PSU, a participant in the Black Girl Dangerous Editor-in-Training Program, a story catcher for the Vanport Multimedia Project, a freelance-writer and editor, and a social justice educator. Bringing a passion to change the world into all of this work, Tessara believes it is the poet’s job to bring out both the struggle and beauty in life.

Check out all the FREE Community Workshops happening November 2nd at the Kennedy School for The Siren Nation Music and Arts Festival here: https://www.facebook.com/events/520434864768270

And see the full lineup of art, comedy, live music and performance happening for the festival on our website: http://sirennation.org/

Workshops are Sponsored by Bitch Magazine

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Happy Halloween!

Have a fun and safe Halloween!

Photo from: nationalharbor.com

Photo from: nationalharbor.com

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BOO-TAY: Queer Halloween Dance Party

 

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sunday jam

*Trigger Warning: This video is being posted in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.*

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Introduction to Prison Industrial Complex & Abolition workshop

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Matt Dishman Community Center

Please join us for an Intro. to Prison Industrial Complex & Abolition workshop
The workshop will be in the craft room of the Matt Dishman Community Center, 77 NE Knott St, Portland, OR 97212. (Signs will be posted & CR PDX members will be present to help guide folks to the room).

We will be presenting a mini version of CR’s introductory workshops on the basics of the Prison industrial Complex and Abolition. The workshop has been a collaborative effort between many different CR chapters and presents great information for both new folks and those who have been engaged for a while!

Folks who are interested in volunteering with or becoming a member of Critical Resistance Portland are encouraged to attend, as this is also an opportunity to learn more about how CR PDX envisions abolition work. It’s also a great chance to connect with folks and talk about our understandings of the PIC and the various avenues at which we can act in resistance.

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The Family Timeline: An African Stage Play

Saturday, October 25, 2014

@ 7pm

Portland’s Winningstad Theatre

For Tickets: http://www.portland5.com/winningstad-theatre/events/family-timeline

This stage play is filled with drama and laughter. The well executed story-line will transport you right into the world of the modern African family. Surprising, astonishing, and most of all hilarious. Don’t miss out..

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Make A Difference Day: THE STARFISH THROWERS

Saturday, October 25, 2014

2:00pm-4:00pm

The Clinton Street Theater

As part of Make A Difference Day, the Clinton Street Theater is proud to offer this screening of THE STARFISH THROWERS.

Everything big starts small.

THE STARFISH THROWERS
Director: Jesse Roesler
Country: USA | India
Year: 2014
Runtime: 83 minutes

Powerful, direct and heartrending, The Starfish Throwers explores how three of the world’s most fiercely compassionate individuals struggle to restore hope to the hopeless in unexpected and sometimes dangerous ways. Continents apart, a sixth grader, a top chef and retired school teacher fight what seems an unwinnable war until they discover their impact may reach further than their action.

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TWERK *TONIGHT!!*

Friday, October 24, 2014

Starting at 10pm

Local Lounge

RESIDENTS:
ILL CAMINO (MRS./MARICON/SEX.WAV)
@ https://soundcloud.com/wesleywalton
& II TRILL (SLO’ JAMS)
@ https://soundcloud.com/iitrill

H/IPH/OP/R/NB/T/RAP/B/OOTY/B/OUNCE

SAFER SPACE ENFORCED/HATERPHOBIC SITUATION

Accessibility info:

21+

Wheel chair accessible,
Front door: 80″x36″ with a ramp and handrail

The bar height is 3ft 7in
Bar stools: 2 1/5 ft tall

Tables and chairs: tables 2ft 7in, and a chairs are 1 1/3 ft tall

2 Gender neutral restroom
-both doors are 2ft 10in, and ADA compliant.

How to get to Local Lounge:
Bus 6, 4 and 24 stop near by.

 

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Winona LaDuke: Grassroots Strategies for Climate Change

What: Campus Sustainability Day with Keynote Speaker Winona LaDuke

When: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Doors at 6:00 p.m.

Where: Peter W. Stott Center, 930 SW Hall Street, Portland

Join us for a keynote address by Winona LaDuke on indigenous perspectives and grassroots strategies for mitigating climate change. LaDuke is a member of the Mississippi Band of the White Earth Reservation of the Anishinaabe Nation. She is an activist, economist, environmentalist, author, and two-time vice presidential candidate. Learn more about her here.

Winona LaDuke’s visit will also kick of PSU Social Sustainability Month.

Cost: Free and open to the public. Reserve your free seat on Eventbrite.

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Call To Action for Solidarity with #Ferguson #Justice4MikeBrown

Activities are happening in solidarity with the National Day Of Protest To Stop Police Brutality!

Join us on Wednesday, October 22nd at 5:30pm in the Plaza near Rosewood Initiative on 162nd and Stark

Fliers will need to be distributed by organizing partners so please email us if you would like to support, volunteer, or speak! We are encouraging #SOLIDARITY so please let us know how you would like to be involved!

Call In Details
Conference Credentials
Dial-in Number: (605) 562-0020
Meeting ID: 898-449-882

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