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The Red Door Says Bravo!

April 17, 2014

Performing at the Brave New Voices Competition presented by Youth Speak, Inc., these two young poets use spoken word to bridge differences and find common ground. Powerful!  

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R Gregory Nokes on his book, Breaking Chains: Slavery on Trial in Oregon Territory

April 8, 2014

A Discussion with Author at the North Portland Library On April 15th from 6:15pm-7:45pm R Gregory Nokes will be at the North Portland Library to discuss his book, Breaking Chains: Slavery on Trial ...

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Theatre Communications Group’s SPARK Leadership Program

April 8, 2014

SPARK Leadership Program One of the programs in TCG’s Leading the Charge: Diversity & Inclusion Initiative is the SPARK Leadership Program. The specific intent of SPARK is to create a more diverse theatre landscape by supporting the ...

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Special Opening Night Performance of Othello at Portland Center Stage

April 2, 2014

Part of the Lights Out! Series Saturday, April 5th From Rukiyah Adams, Portland Center Stage Board Member Lights Out! is a series of shows developed to encourage more African and African Americans to attend plays, particularly when ...

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Announcing the August Wilson Monologue Competition Regional Winners

March 6, 2014

AWMC Portland Regional Winners L–R: Steele, Edwards, Salter (photo credit: Wade Owens) The August Wilson Monologue Competition Portland Regional Finals are over, and the judges have picked the three regional winners: 1st place: Lauren Steele, ...

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RSVP for the August Wilson Monologue Competition Regional Finals

February 16, 2014

August Wilson Monologue Competition Portland Regional Finals Presented by the August Wilson Red Door Project Hosted by Portland Center Stage Where: Portland Center Stage, on the Main Stage Gerding Theater at the Armory 128 NW 11th ...

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Huffington Post Article on the August Wilson Monologue Competition and Theatres Contributing to Social Justice

February 13, 2014

See How “Theaters Contribute to Social Justice and Meaningful Change in Communities” at the Huffington Post The Huffington Post recently published a blog piece on how theatres are leading the way ...

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INTERVIEW: Beth Harper, Artistic Director at Portland Actors Conservatory

January 31, 2014

INTERVIEW: Beth Harper, Artistic Director at Portland Actors Conservatory Anyone interested in a career in the theatre could benefit by taking notes from Beth Harper. Since 1985, Ms. Harper has run ...

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Portland Equity in the Arts Consortium (PEAC) Report

January 17, 2014

2013 PEAC Report Update: Listen to the Red Door Project on OPB’s State of Wonder podcast here The 2013 Portland Equity in the Arts Consortium (PEAC) pilot program has reached its conclusion, and ...

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Want to Learn More About August Wilson? Start Here

December 10, 2013

If you’re reading this, chances are you know something about August Wilson. Maybe you’ve seen a production of a Wilson play, read his work in school, or attended an August ...


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