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Artist Lecture: Deborah Willis

January 19, 2015

  When: Wed Jan 21, 2015 6:30pm – 8:30pm Where: AC+D STUDIOS 421 NE 10TH AVENUE Deborah Willis, PhD, is the Chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the ...


The Throwaways: Award-Winning Documentary

January 19, 2015

When: Sunday,  Janurary 25, 2015,  7:00 pm – 11:00 pm Where: Clinton Street Theater, 2522 Southeast Clinton Street, Portland, OR KBOO Presents: The Throwaways is a personal exploration of the devastating impact of police brutality ...


August Wilson–His Influences and His Influence

December 9, 2014

How did Wilson accomplish one of the masterworks of American theatre – the 10-play Century Cycle? Who were his influences and how does he influence the next generation of artists ...


This is what Portland high school students get from participating in AWMC

September 26, 2014

Denzel Washington on stage with August Wilson Monologue Competition finalists from across the country–May 2014:


Jordan Henderson Shares Her Experience in the August Wilson Monologue Competition

September 15, 2014

Listen to Jordan Henderson open up about her experience as a Semi-Finalist in the AWMC:  


Community Readings at Portland Center Stage

June 10, 2014

 Join Portland Center Stage for their Community Reading Series FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF June 16, 2014 Ellyn Bye Studio 7pm  Directed by Jerry Foster and Produced by Passin’ ...


August Wilson Monologue Competition Youth Advocates Workshop

June 4, 2014

Send Portland Youth Back To Broadway Support Portland’s Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition Please join us to learn about a major opportunity for the young people you teach and support. The August ...


OPB’s Look Inside The Red Door Project

May 26, 2014

Kevin Jones and The Red Door Project are featured on Season 15 Episode 22 of OPB’s Art Beat Oregon:  


The Journey of Man, A Genetic Odyssey–A JHS Multicultural Film Festival Presentation

May 8, 2014

Tuesday, May 13, 6 PM at the North Portland Neighborhood Library, 512 N. Killingsworth Street Showing how the secrets about our ancestors are hidden in our genetic code, Spencer Wells [geneticist ...


August Wilson Monologue Competition Inspires Portland Youth

May 2, 2014

Thank you to OPB for their coverage of the August Wilson Monologue Competition Please visit OPB’s Arts and Life website for the whole story:

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