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New interview with Kevin Jones!

June 1, 2015

Check out this new interview with Red Door co-founder Kevin Jones! The interview starts at the 22:30 mark on the Five Useless Degrees & A Bottle of Scotch podcast. The ...


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:


Well Arts and Portland Alumnae Chapter Present: Jump At The Sun!

April 28, 2014

Jump At The Sun Portland Actors Conservatory May 2nd-May 10th (Fridays at 7:30pm and Saturdays at 2:00pm) In February and March, Well Arts and the Portland Alumnae Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta ...


Say It Again: My Walk Has Never Been Average

April 25, 2014

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2014    My Walk Has Never Been Average: Stories of Black Tradeswomen Back by Popular Demand June 7, 2014 – What is it like to be a Black woman ...

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