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Saturday
Sep 30
HeartBeat Silent Disco "Latin Love" DACA Benefit Sat 9/30 5-8pm
Portland Mercado

Join us Saturday September 30th from 5-8pm at the Portland Mercado for HeartBeat Silent Disco "Latin Love" our benefit for Milenio.org to help those affected by DACA.

This event will be taking place at the Portland Mercado and there will be multiple food and drink specials offered from vendors during this event. http://www.portlandmercado.org/

Do you have a friend or family member who has been affected by DACA? Please let them know about this great Oregon resource. We will be donating a portion of the proceeds to help educate and empower those affected by DACA. We will be running one channel of all Latin music for those whose first language is spanish.

Milenio is an organization that facilitates the involvement of Latinos at all levels of public decision-making and politics. Milenio strives to improve education outcomes, advocate for immigration reform, incarceration, women's rights, LGBT rights, political innovation and engage diverse sectors of the community in the political sector. Their organization conducts analysis to inform, influence, promote and engage diverse sectors of the Latino community, with an understanding that advancing Latinos advances a shared future.

Their mission is to build a stronger leadership of the Latino community through collective action to transform public policies that ensure the well being of our community and society as a whole.

Find out more about Milenio and what they do here: https://www.milenio-2016.org/

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Wednesday
Sep 27
FoPo Supports Friends of the Columbia Gorge Fundraiser
Various Locations

We have teamed up with several local FoPo businesses, freelancers, and artists to put together a one day event to raise awareness and raise money to support the ongoing effort of trying to contain and extinguish the wildfires that continue to devastate the Columbia River Gorge.

All money raised will is being donated to 'Friends of the Columbia Gorge' to reinforce their efforts in their continued dedication to the preservation of the gorge after this disatrous event. Participating businesses will be accepting donations during their normal operating hours, donating a percentage of sales from the entire day to FOTCG, and/or donating raffle prizes as well.

Raffle prizes will include gift certificates, artwork, t-shirts, and a 55 inch LED Smart TV! Raffle tickets will be available for purchase at Starday Tavern starting Sunday, 9/17 until closing, 9/27.

Mark your calendar and come support local small business and our endeavor to help do our part to support the efforts of everyone on the ground in the gorge right now.

And for those of you who can't make it out on this day or would like to donate to Friends of the Columbia Gorge directly, this link will allow you to do so!

https://gorgefriends.org/ways-to-give/donate.html

There will be a silent auction for all of the artwork donated from neighborhood artists. It will be from 3:00 PM-2:30 AM on the day of the event. We will be posting pictures of the artwork here as we receive them from the artists.

Thanks for caring about our environment and supporting local!

Participating businesses and sponsors include:

  • The Starday Tavern
  • Unitus Community Credit Union
  • Slingshot Lounge
  • Red Castle Games
  • Bar Maven-pdx
  • Poboy Art and Framing
  • Henry Higgins
  • Off The Griddle
  • BoneWerx
  • N.W.I.P.A.
  • Volume Bomb Records And Guitars
  • Jungletelevision
  • Pieper Cafe
  • Backstory Books
  • FoPo Pretzels
  • Flat Blak
  • Bar Carlo
  • Portland Mercado
  • Gorgeous Relay Race Series
  • FoPo Run Club

Backstory Books
Bookstore · Portland, Oregon
Backstory is a neighborhood book shop and urban spinnery, creating upcycled yarn. Books & yarn bought and traded. Join us for art on Second Saturdays!

Volume Bomb Records And Guitars
Musical Instrument Store · Portland, Oregon
VBR produces punk and metal compiliations and LPs and our store sells guitars, amps, art, T-shirts, and vinyl.

Bar Maven-pdx
Bar & Grill · Portland, Oregon
Local micro brews, hand crafted spirits & delicious Mediterranean pub fare,

Pieper Cafe
Coffee Shop · Portland, Oregon
A nice neighborhood coffee shop

FoPo Pretzels
Local Business · Portland, Oregon
FoPo Pretzels is a home bakery operated by graduate student Rob Amerman. FoPo Pretzels offers batches of sweet, salty, vegan soft pretzels for delivery to residents of the Foster-Powell, Mt. Scott-Arleta, and Woodstock neighborhoods. Order a batch today!

Red Castle Games
Shopping & Retail · Portland, Oregon
Red Castle Games is your local store specializing in board games, card games, role-playing games, and tabletop miniatures games

BoneWerx
Artist · Portland, Oregon
New brow folk art: upcycled & irreverent 1 beer at a time aleabone@gmail.com http://www.bonehaus.com/

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Monday
Sep 25
Pet Sematary screening, benefit for Liberation Literacy
Clinton Street Theater

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Liberation Literacy, whose mission is to build social justice literacy in prisons in order to reimagine and rearticulate the relationship between incarceration, our community, and ourselves.


Clinton St. Resistance Series
Community
Clinton Resistance Series shows a free movie each Monday at 7pm. All donations collected at the door go to support a different weekly non-profit

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Mississippi Ave Supports the Columbia River Gorge
Various Locations

Misssissippi Avenue businesses have come together as a street to host a day dedicated to supporting and rebuilding the Columbia River Gorge that is currently being destroyed by the Eagle Creek fire.

On September 25th the following businesses will be donating a percentage of sales and supplies from the entire day to Friends of the Columbia Gorge.

Come out to sip, shop, eat, and enjoy Mississippi Ave on September 25th and help support the Columbia River Gorge!

  • Ecliptic Brewing
  • Gypsy Chic
  • Crow Bar
  • Paxton Gate PDX
  • Verde Cocina
  • :: Flutter ::
  • Trailhead Credit Union
  • Flex & Flow
  • The Rambler
  • She Bop
  • Gravy
  • Mississippi Pizza Pub
  • Another Read Through
  • ReBuilding Center
  • Radar Restaurant
  • Beacon Sound
  • Black Wagon
  • Stormbreaker Brewing
  • Widmer Brothers Brewing
  • Pistils Nursery
  • Miss Delta
  • Spin Laundry Lounge
  • ¿Por Qué No? Taqueria
  • Gumbo Gifts & Gallery
  • Moloko
  • Prost! Portland
  • Interurban
  • Samurai Blue
  • The Herbe Shoppe
  • Sunlan Lighting
  • UCHU sushi
  • Stash Tea
  • PDXchange - Fair and Square.
  • No Bones Beach Club - PDX: Closed on Monday. Will be donating a percentage of sales from Sept 26th!
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Sunday
Sep 24
That's What She Said: Feminist Comedy - Back 2 Cool benefitting Cascade AIDS Project
The Siren Theater

Doors 7:00 pm, show starts 7:30 pm!
TICKETS $10: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3076094

Hey, cool kids! Grab your Lisa Frank Trapper Keepers, glitter gel pens & pink college-ruled paper 'cuz school is back & SO ARE WE!!!

"That's What She Said!" Feminist Comedy Collective™ Presents: BACK 2 COOL, a night of queer comedy benefiting Cascade AIDS Project's Camp KC.

http://www.cascadeaids.org/

Featuring HOT & COOL jokes from:

  • Caryn Brooks
  • Carolyn Main
  • Katie Piatt
  • Shannon Sales
  • Collin McFadyen
  • Kate Aguilar

Headlined by Portland's Funniest Person:
Caitlin Weierhauser


That's What She Said Feminist Comedy Collective
Performing Arts
Crushing the Patriarchy one joke at a time, Portland's newest stand-up group is dedicated to writing and performing Queer comedy all over the Rose City.

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10% Day for Momentum Alliance @ Food Fight!
Food Fight!

Please come in and shop at both Stark and Halsey on Sunday, September 24 because 10% of our day's sales will benefit Momentum Alliance.

About Momentum Alliance:

"Momentum Alliance is a youth-led nonprofit, with experienced coaches, whose mission is to inspire young people to realize their power individually and collectively and to mentor future social justice leaders.

We are undocumented, immigrant, indigenous, LGBTQ, gang-affected, HIV-positive, low-income youth, youth of color, youth transitioning from foster care, homelessness and incarceration, youth with disabilities, youth who have experienced war, domestic violence and abuse, teen parents and allies.

Our vision is a community where all people are well and thriving.

We rely on six core values to inform our work:

* Vulnerability as a Strength
* Intersectionality
* Deep Relationships
* Love
* Valuing Everyone’s Story
* Shifting Power"

To learn more or donate to them online, please go to facebook.com/momentumalliance or momentumalliance.org


Food Fight! Grocery
Fruit & Vegetable Store
Trying to suck less.

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MLK Dream Run '17, benefitting Soul District Youth Entrepreneur Career Leadership Program
6431 NE MLK Jr.

Join us for the 2017 MLK DREAM RUN! Celebrating Unity, Equity, and Harmony. The Soul District Business Association, formally known as NNEBA, invites all members of the community to participate in our annual MLK Dream Run to develop the next generation of entrepreneurs. Register your team today!


Green Lighting Black Lives Matter Youth Media Project
Green Lighting Black Lives Matter puts cutting edge film and video production equipment into the hands of Black Youth to capture their unique stories.

MLK Dream Run
MLK Dream Run Running for the Dream (5k walk/run, 10K run and 15k run) Location: The streets of the Soul of Portland N/NE

Flossin Media
Flossin, as an evolved urban term, means TO SHINE. The company’s goal is to bring healthy, positive messages of inspiration, education and motivation via media platforms to its readers, viewers and event attendees.

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Friday
Jun 9
Anarres Infoshop Benefit Show for Portland Assembly! 4 bands, and a Potluck!
Anarres Infoshop & Community Space

Come out to Anarres to support a wonderful organization working towards building real neighborhood power, Portland Assembly!

All events at Anarres are all ages, with no alcohol allowed.

$5-10 sliding scale, with NOTAFLOF, No One Turned Away For Lack Of Funds. Ever.

There will be four bands, a vegan/vegetarian potluck, artists selling their work, and information on how and why you can get involved with the most exciting organizing project in town.

The Bands:

  • Fleshh: Electronic/anarcho/post-punk
  • DARK/LIGHT: Badass punk
  • Broken Spirit: Dark anarcho punk/post-punk
  • Prolix Destruct: More hard-hitting punk rock

The Food: Vegan/vegetarian

Bring some, eat some! If you are going to prepare food, please bring an ingredient list so people with various dietary restrictions can enjoy your delicious food with confidence!

The Artists: Amazing

The Organization: Check out their website for more information

PortlandAssembly.com

Let's eat some delicious food, listen to good music, and most importantly, Let's Run Rip City!

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Friday
Jun 16
PDX ABC Legal Benefit Show
Black Water

Come listen to some local rad punk bands and aid local activism!

Intercision https://intercision.bandcamp.com/

Old City https://oldcity.bandcamp.com/

Bad Eggs https://www.facebook.com/BAD-EGGS-661179147317895/

Portland Anarchist Black Cross stands by those who stand-up for our communities. Political arrestees need our support to ensure continued bravery on the frontlines against facism, racism, and other forces of oppression. $8 at the door. All proceeds go towards currently needed legal aid for recently arrested Portland activists and community members.


PDX ABC - The Portland Anarchist Black Cross supports US-held Political Prisoners (PP), Prisoners of War (POW), and politicized Oregon prisoners.

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Saturday
Jun 24
Zines for the End Times
Ford Food & Drink

Zinesters come together and share their apocalyptic visions.

Featuring:

  • Erika Rier
  • Melanie Fey
  • Martha Grover
  • Kinoko Evans
  • Isadora Fleminger Rier

$5 suggested donation. All proceeds go to the 2017 Portland Zine Symposium.

If we raise, $40, that would pay for a new vinyl banner featuring our new logo by artist Eileen Chavez.

If we raise, $80, that would pay for one ADA compliant port-o-potty.

If we raise, $120, that would pay for half of the cost for the tables and chairs.

If we raise, $200, that would pay for the symposium programs.

Help us raise the monies needed to throw a great symposium!


Portland Zine Symposium - An organization that since 2001 has put on events to celebrate and support small press and DIY culture.

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Sunday
Jun 25
Bake Bloc! Budding Roses Fundraising Bake Sale
3935 NE 15th Avenue

Budding Roses is having a bake sale and party this Sunday to support our upcoming summer camp! We are a free social justice oriented summer camp for youths ages 10-15, taking place in Outer East Portland this August.

Come enjoy tasty pastries, fresh drinks (both alcoholic and non), and a lovely sunny backyard with us! Once the sun goes down we plan to have a fire and continue the party. Every donation will be used to help organize our free summer camp, and to provide meals, back to school supplies, transportation, haircuts and more to all the kids who participate.

This is a great opportunity for interested families and people interested in volunteering to come and meet the people who are putting this project together.

Come hungry and thirsty, we hope to see you on Sunday!

5:00pm til late!


Budding Roses - Portland Black Rose/Rosa Negra is excited to announce that we will be hosting a free two-week social justice oriented summer day camp called Budding Roses this coming August.

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Monday
Jun 26
Clinton Resistance Series presents FAME for Outside the Frame
Clinton Street Theater

Seven classes a day and a hot lunch. That's what New York City's High School for the Performing Arts guarantees. Stardom? That's something the school's teenage musicians, actors, dancers and dreamers strive for. Fame sings the body electric, celebrating the growing-up process of honing talent, confronting realities, finding love, living life.

Director Alan Parker (Evita, The Commitments) brings an energetic style to the crisscrossing stories of students (including future Academy Award winner Irene Cara, Paul McCrane (ER), Barry Miller (Saturday Night Fever) and two who returned in the later TV series, Gene Anthony Ray and Lee Curreri). Nominated for six Academy Awards, Fame won Oscars for its dynamic score and title tune.

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Outside the Frame, which was founded with the idea of helping homeless youth value themselves as productive members of society. OTF partners with excellent social service organizations to provide a much-needed creative outlet, technological training, and a sense of success that is contagious and visible to the public.

To thrive, young people need more than their basic needs met, and OTF offers a model educational and vocational program, where young people create films about issues that matter to them and share them with the public.

Program graduates have gone on to complete their GED, enroll in college, actively pursue employment and independent living, and make movies.


Outside the Frame changes the way homeless and marginalized youth see and are seen through film.

Clinton Resistance Series shows a free movie each Monday at 7pm. All donations collected at the door go to support a different weekly non-profit

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Thursday
Jul 6
Voices From the Front Lines: The State of PDX Community Driven Media, a fundraiser for PDX Zine Symposium
Taborspace

"Voices From the Front Lines”: The State of Community Driven Media in Portland featuring Zahir Janmohamed (The Racist Sandwich), Melanie Stevens (Miss Anthology Comics & The Nat Turner Project), Andre Middleton (Open Signal, XRayFM), and Israel Bayer (Street Roots).

July 6th, 2017, Thursday Doors at 6:30p, Panel starts at 7:00pm TaborSpace (5441 SE Belmont St, PDX) $7-10 Sliding Scale (All proceeds go to the Portland Zine Symposium) portlandzinesymposium.org

This is PZS's annual fundraiser, and we are attempting to raise $500 help offset the cost of port-o-potty rentals. Please help us raise the necessary funds! Your donations are appreciated!


Portland Zine Symposium - An organization that since 2001 has put on events to celebrate and support small press and DIY culture.

The Racist Sandwich - A podcast about food, race, gender, and class, hosted by chef Soleil Ho and journalist Zahir Janmohamed. Produced by Juan Ramirez.

Miss Anthology’s mission is to support racially and economically diverse young comic artists of the female diaspora by teaching professional skills through hands-on workshops, and publishing their work online and in print. By introducing female and genderqueer artists and writers to the comics and the art industries before they graduate, they will gain a firm understanding and head start on their careers, as well as an established network of peers within this otherwise male-dominated field.

The Nat Turner Project allows artists of color to go beyond the usual initial expositions inherent in presenting art borne of marginalized perspectives to a dominant culture; allowing artists of color freedom to create or express their own language within and without the parameters of racial commodification or designation. NTP creates an environment of inclusivity, a communal harbor for artists previously silenced by institutional constraints, and actively provides priority spaces to artists of color; allowing others the privilege of viewership from an outsider role. Nat Turner Project, not just a name, but a statement of artistic freedom.

Open Signal: Portland Community Media Center - With a commitment to creativity, technology and social change, Open Signal makes media production possible for everyone. We provide skills, equipment, inspiration and we amplify local voices on five cable channels.

XRAY.FM is an independent, not-for-profit radio station which supports the Pacific Northwest’s music and arts communities. It fulfills its educational mission through airing local public affairs programs featuring voices seldom heard on radio, and broadcasting a diverse array of music, with a focus on new, local, independent, and experimental recordings. XRAY.FM also serves as a resource for training community members in radio, broadcasting, and digital media.

Street Roots creates income opportunities for people experiencing homelessness and poverty by producing a newspaper and other media that are catalysts for individual and social change.

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Monday
Jul 17
Stop Making Sense, a benefit for the 4th Dimension Recovery Center
Clinton Street Theater

This special screening is part of the Art House Convergence's national day of celebrating the life of Jonathan Demme. Theaters across the country will join in by screening Demme’s iconic concert film, complete with a special pre-recorded intro and Q&A featuring Demme himself, David Byrne, and Janet Maslin.

STOP MAKING SENSE is considered by many to be the greatest rock concert film EVER!!

J. Hailey writes:

David Byrne walks onto the stage and does a solo "Psycho Killer." Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz join him for two more songs. The crew is busy, still setting up. Then, three more musicians and two back-up singers join the band. Everybody sings, plays, harmonizes, dances, and runs. They change instruments and clothes. Bryne appears in the Big Suit. The backdrop is often black, but sometimes it displays words, images, or children's drawings. The band cooks for 18 songs, the lyrics are clear, the house rocks. In this concert film, the Talking Heads hardly talk, don't stop, and always make sense.

Reserve your seat in advance and make a donation to tonight's nonprofit recipient, 4th Dimension Recovery Center. This community space provides a fun and safe environment for young people in drug and alcohol recovery to take action, build community, gain knowledge, and become empowered.


Clinton St. Resistance Series - shows a free movie each Monday at 7pm. All donations collected at the door go to support a different weekly non-profit

4th Dimension Recovery Center - 4D is a community center that cultivates an environment that young people with drug/alcohol addiction can find recovery. Also, providing recovery mentoring

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Thursday
Jul 20
Ice Cream for Planned Parenthood!
What's the Scoop?

Are you beating the heat this summer? Here’s a delicious way to cool off while supporting Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon at the same time: “Ice Cream for Planned Parenthood!” on July 20th at What's the Scoop? in Portland!

What’s the Scoop? is a sustainable, small-batch shop that creates artisanal ice cream and sorbets with an extraordinary creaminess. They’re generously donating 10% of sales to PPAO, including pints, cones, ice cream sandwiches, sundaes, cookies and housemade vanilla extract. And they’ve even prepared a limited-edition flavor exclusively for us: IM/PEACH/MINT! Here are some of the flavors on the menu:

• IM/PEACH/MINT: Fresh peach ice cream with “tiny fingers” of mint chocolate! An exclusive flavor for “Ice Cream for Planned Parenthood!”

• “Thrilla” in Vanilla: A private, custom blend of four vanillas come together to bring this classic flavor up a notch.

• Brown Butter Almond Brittle: Caramely, rich Brown Butter ice cream laced with crunchy housemade almond brittle.

• Chocolate Sorbet (vegan): Dense, creamy, unbelievably chocolatey.

Please note: If you've preordered pints, they're available for pickup from July 20th until July 28th.


Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon is an independent, non-partisan, not-for-profit organization formed as the political arm of Planned Parenthood.

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All Are Welcome: Catalina's Mexican Restaurant - a benefit for Unite Oregon
Catalina's

Catalinas Restaurant has decided to be a proud sponsor of Unite Oregon and pair up for our All Are Welcome Fundraiser. Proceeds from the CHICKEN OR CHEESE/SPINACH ENCHILADAS PLATE will go towards Unite Oregon. The fun takes place on Thursday July 20, 2017, from 6:00 PM-9:00 PM.

All Catalina’s recipes, she learned generations ago from her mother. "When I was a kid I made tortillas, tamales and guacamole by hand,” Catalina says. “We didn't buy nothing, you know!" Growing up in Zacatecas, Catalina mastered the preparation of mole Poblano, lomo adobado, tamales and tacos. Come by for a taste!


Unite Oregon -

Building an intercultural, statewide movement for justice in Oregon

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Friday
Jul 21
All Are Welcome: Mandi House - a benefit for Unite Oregon
Mandi House Restaurant

Mandi House has decided to be a proud sponsor of Unite Oregon and pair up for our All Are Welcome Fundraiser. Proceeds for the the day will go towards Unite Oregon, the date it will be hosted on is Thursday July 21, 2017 from 10:00 AM-9:00 PM.

From the heart of the Arabian Peninsula, Mandi is the traditional Yemeni style of cooking lamb and rice -- underground. Generous, mouth-watering dishes in an airy, family-style setting.

Come visit this local business on North Killingsworth St. While enjoying some spectacular Mediterranean food, you will be helping change the course of history in Oregon!


Unite Oregon -

Building an intercultural, statewide movement for justice in Oregon

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Saturday
Jul 22
No! To Rape Culture Benefit show and Comp Tape Release!
Black Water

No! To Rape Culture presents an all local benefit show and compilation tape release!

Go here to support the digital release of the No! comp: https://notorapeculture.bandcamp.com/

Proceeds from this event will be donated here: https://www.youcaring.com/survivorsofthemaxattack-833557

Squalor - PDX hardcore https://squalorpdx.bandcamp.com

Longclaw - Portland's saddest post-hardcore

Losing - Post-hardcore/screamo https://losingpdx.bandcamp.com/releases

Shame - New PDX punk, music coming soon!

And a spoken word performance by Kimberly Becerra

All ages at Black Water bar! Doors at 7 pm. $7. No creeps, no racists, and no! to rape culture!


No. - No! to rape culture / sexism / sexual assault within the Portland, Oregon DIY music communities.

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Sunday
Jul 23
Bystander Intervention Workshop and Don't Shoot Portland fundraiser
Vancouver Community Library

How to be an ally when we encounter threats to others in the community based on race, gender, immigration status, or other factors? How can we reduce danger for the most vulnerable while keeping ourselves and others safe in the moment? In light of recent events in the Portland and Vancouver areas, the answers to these questions have become even more important.

We need skills.

Join us for a hands-on bystander support/intervention training workshop with Don’t Shoot Portland founder Teressa Raiford.

Suggested donation of $5 - $20 to Don't Shoot Portland at the door.

Please register ASAP as there are only 28 spots available. Bystander Intervention Workshop on July 23rd from 2-5 PM.

Please register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bystander-intervention-workshop-tickets-36136693824


Don't Shoot Portland- In August 2014 we agreed to take political action and organize at Dawson Park to be in solidarity with the growing response from Ferguson, MO #MikeBrown

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Wednesday
Jul 26
Free Alonso! Benefit night
Caffe Allora

BENEFIT DINNER THIS WEDNESDAY 7/26!!!

This is our dear cook and friend Alonso, he was taken by ICE, immigration agents and has been sitting in jail for nearly 2 months. His trial was monday and he is being released but has to pay $18,000 in fines and bonds in addition to his attorney fees. He is a hard worker and loving father of 3 little kids. And amazing cook as I'm sure many of you can attest.

This Wednesday night, 7/26 we will be having a BENEFIT night and 100% OF SALES AND GRATUITY will be given to him and his family.

We will be serving our regular menu as well as delicious specials and some extra special wines. If you would like to reserve a table please call the Caffe at 503-445-4612 or contact Paolo or Erica directly. LET'S PACK THE PLACE AND HELP OUR BOY OUT!

here is a link to our fundraising page if you would like to donate! https://www.gofundme.com/help-alonso-and-his-family

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Friday
Jul 28
Music of the Revolution with Fernando, Trujillo and Tin Silver, benefit for El Programa Hispano
LaurelThirst Public House

Music of the Revolution is a benefit concert to raise money for El Programa Hispano, an organization that helps support undocumented Latino immigrants. www.elprograma.org. This organization assists Latino with housing, education, employment, elder services, tax services and domestic and sexual violence work. They serve 13,000 Latinos per year.

We will be asking for a suggested donation of $10-20 and this event is 21 and over. No advance tickets will be sold. Door sales only.

I was an illegal in this country for 12 years, so I know how difficult and stigmatizing it can be for these families so please help us spread the word about this event?

Thank you, Fernando


El Programa Hispano Católico - La misión de El Programa Hispano Católico es incrementar la autosuficiencia de la comunidad Latina, capacitar a individuos para alcanzar una mejor calidad de vida, y promover el entendimiento y respeto mutuo entre las culturas.

El Programa Hispano Católico's mission is to increase self-sufficiency within the Latino community, empower individuals to achieve a better quality of life, and promote mutual understanding and respect among cultures.

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Saturday
Jul 29
Hex the Patriarchy Dance Party, benefiting Trans Assistance Project & Sankofa Collective Northwest
through Killingsworth Dynasty

Calling all lovers and fighters, all witches and wizards, all champions of freedom, liberators, and defenders of justice and equality... this night is for you! On behalf of WITCH PDX (http://witchpdx.com/) Dynasty is hosting a HEX THE PATRIARCHY Dance Party to Benefit Trans Assistance Project (https://www.transassistance.org/) and Sankofa Collective Northwest (https://sankofanw.wordpress.com/).

DJ Erin Yanke http://kboo.org/profiles/erin-yanke http://kboo.fm/program/life-during-wartime

DJ Beast

DJ NZ Henton https://www.freeformportland.org/show/clavicle-pop/

DJ Especially Heinous ( Vice Device/ Caustic Touch) https://soundcloud.com/dj-linoleum/sloppy-synths

...will be playing all the witchy, new wave, feminist, art rock, punk, and outsider jams!! Dancing will be abundant and free! There will also be a raffle full of exciting prizes. And the Lady with the Most Wicked Wit, the beloved, CARLA ROSSI (http://www.carlarossi.com/) will be our daring and dangerous hostess for this exorcism! Come dressed as your favorite version of a Witch, because yes you guessed it, we are having a Witch Costume Contest too!!! Please join us for this exciting night of revelry, and please help us support these incredible organizations! $5 at the door! Let's raise some money and awareness. We can't wait to see all you witches dancing together! (this event is 21+)

If you cannot attend this event, but would like to donate to either of these organizations please feel free to use the links below.

SANKOFA COLLECTIVE NORTHWEST https://sankofanw.wordpress.com/donate/

TRANS ASSISTANCE PROJECT https://www.transassistance.org/donate/


Trans Assistance Project - TAP is a national trans-led organization that gives money to & advocates on behalf of trans people attempting to navigate legal & bureaucratic systems.

Sankofa Collective Northwest promotes the health and well-being of Black gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, education, organizing and advocacy, to end discrimination and secure equal human rights.

Sankofa Collective Northwest carries out our mission of working towards the liberation of Black LGBTQ persons and therefore all Black people; through our key program areas of Faith Outreach, Youth Outreach, Portland Black Pride, Member Support, and Policy and Advocacy initiatives.

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Sunday
Jul 30
10% Day for JOIN @ Food Fight!
Food Fight!

Please come in and shop at both Stark and Halsey on Sunday, July 30 because 10% of our day's sales will benefit JOIN: connecting the street to a home.

About JOIN: connecting the street to a home:

"JOIN exists to support the efforts of homeless individuals and families to transition out of homelessness into permanent housing. Our efforts are directed at individuals sleeping outside or in their car in the Portland Metro area. Our service provision is not dependent on age, gender, race, ethnicity, faith, culture, language, sexual identity, specific diagnosis, or identifiable issue.

JOIN is committed to preserving the dignity, humanity, and uniqueness of each person that we work with on their path back to housing stability. To achieve this, we will:

  • strive to ensure that all of our programs and services are equitable in both access and outcomes regardless of a person’s race, ethnicity, faith, culture, language, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or family status,
  • operate with the knowledge that certain communities are significantly over-represented among those experiencing homelessness in Portland/Multnomah County and that there are disparities in outcomes for members of those communities,
  • pursue effective strategies and devote dedicated time and resources at every level of our organization to address these disparities.

These efforts are performed in service to the vision of a community where outcomes cannot be predicated based on a person’s perceived identity."

For more info and to donate online, please visit joinpdx.org and facebook.com/joinpdx


JOIN: connecting the street to a home - JOIN exists to support the efforts of homeless people - families and individuals - to move off the street into permanent housing.

JOIN is focused on creating a community where if homelessness exists, it is limited to a short-term circumstance rather than a long term and chronic condition.

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Monday
Jul 31
Bystander Intervention Workshop in Multnomah Village, a benefit for Don't Shoot Portland
Riversgate Church

REGISTER here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bystander-intervention-workshop-tickets-36080668250

6:00pm networking, snacks and seating time. Workshop begins at 6:30pm.

SWAG and UNLOC, two local social action groups, are excited to partner with Teressa Raiford of Don't Shoot Portland to bring her hands-on, interactive workshop on bystander support & intervention to Multnomah Village. The primary focus of this workshop is learning how to be an ally and accomplice when encountering threats to others in our communities, and how we can reduce danger while keeping ourselves and others safe. . Please get your tickets early (a small number of tickets will be available at the door). A sliding scale donation of $10-$25 is requested to secure your ticket. All donations benefit Don't Shoot Portland. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Contact swactiongroup1@gmail.com for questions.


Dont Shoot Portland - In August 2014 we agreed to take political action and organize at Dawson Park to be in solidarity with the growing response from Ferguson, MO #MikeBrown

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Clinton Resistance Series presents Wet Hot American Summer, a benefit for IRCO
Clinton Street Theater

The setting is Camp Firewood, the year 1981. It's the last day before everyone goes back to the real world, but there's still a summer's worth of unfinished business to resolve. At the center of the action is camp director Beth, who struggles to keep order while she falls in love with the local astrophysics professor. He is busy trying to save the camp from a deadly piece of NASA's Skylab which is hurtling toward earth. All that, plus: a dangerous waterfall rescue, love triangles, misfits, cool kids, and talking vegetable cans. The questions will all be resolved, of course, at the big talent show at the end of the day.

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization.

Founded in 1976 by refugees for refugees, the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization promotes the integration of refugees, immigrants and the community at large into a self-sufficient, healthy and inclusive multi-ethnic society.

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Tuesday
Aug 1
ROSE Community Development Benefit Night with Portland Pickles
Walker Stadium

ROSE residents, staff and board members will be joining the Portland Pickles Baseball team on Tuesday, August 1st at the Walker Stadium for a night of baseball. Please consider joining us for a great night out in support of an important cause.

The Portland Pickles will donate 50% of the gross ticket proceeds to ROSE. In order for ROSE to benefit, ticket customers must use a special code at the time of purchase. PLEASE NOTE: Tickets purchased without the special code will not apply to the donated funds.

To purchase tickets, follow the instructions below:

  1. Visit the Portland Pickles website.
  2. Select: Portland Pickles vs. Yuba Bears on 8/1 @ 7:05PM
  3. Click on drop down menu and select GROUP PARTY TENT
  4. Enter Promo Code: RCD17
  5. Make sure to click ‘APPLY’ or the code won’t work

All tickets for the 8/1/2017 Portland Pickles baseball game can be purchased in-person at the stadium, online or via phone. Be sure to tell them ROSE sent you. Questions? Email info@rosedc.org.

If you have any questions, please contact info@rosecdc.org.


ROSE Community Development - ROSE connects our community to build good homes, healthy families and neighborhood opportunities in outer southeast Portland.

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Wednesday
Aug 2
Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock Screening, a benefit for Indigenous Media Fund and Pipeline Fighers Fund.
Clinton Street Theater

Movie Night for Life.Art.Being Integrative Arts Festival Wednesday, August 2 at 7:00 p.m. Clinton Street Theater tickets are $10 online, and $13 at the door.

Learn more at www.lifeartbeing.org

We are honored to screen this newly released film, telling the story of the #NODAPL Native-led resistance against the construction of the $3.7 billion Dakota Access Pipeline under the Missouri River at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota.

Awake, A Dream From Standing Rock is a feature-length documentary directed by Academy Award nominated filmmaker and activist Josh Fox (Gasland, How To Let Go Of The World And Learn To Love Everything Climate Can’t Change), Academy Award nominated filmmaker James Spione (Incident In New Baghdad) and indigenous filmmaker and Digital Smoke Signals founder Myron Dewey.

From the Water Protectors at Standing Rock, we can learn a deep mode of engagement with the world. One that reminds us that we do not have to act alone as individuals, but rather, can find our strength as a collective of ecological beings in cahoots with the larger breathing world.

First, join us for the Planetary Dance movement ritual on Saturday, July 29, where we dedicate our art and our dance to benefit the waters of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers. Then, widen the frame of perception to include all water, and those who protect the most vulnerable parts of our world, both human and elemental.

Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock will deepen and inspire our sense of stewardship, and give context to our practices throughout this year’s Life.Art.Being festival.

More details and the official trailer can be viewed on the ticket page. Proceeds to benefit Indigenous Media Fund and Pipeline Fighers Fund.


Be Space - Movement & expressive arts studio dedicated to cultivating the sovereign body mind.

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Thursday
Aug 3
Native Professionals & Friends Night (NPFN)
Legacy Health System Office

Join us at the Legacy Health System for our summertime Native Professionals and Friends Night. NPFN is a local networking event that bring together leaders in all areas of the community, including professionals from the business and public sector, community organization representatives, and job seekers. This event is open to everyone, Native and Non-Native alike.

This event is free and open to the public. With a $25 suggested donation to the NAYA Family Center you will recieve 2 drink tickets and be entered into a raffle drawing.

Bring your friends, family, and coworkers for an enjoyable evening of fun festivities and networking. Avoid the lines and PREREGISTER TODAY. Those who preregister will be entered into a raffle with several prizes. https://nayapdx.ejoinme.org/NPFN_LegacyHealth_2017


Legacy Health is a local, nonprofit health system with seven hospitals in Oregon and SW Washington and more than 70 clinics and lab, research and hospice.

The Native American Youth and Family Center serves self-identified Native American youth and their families throughout the Portland, Oregon, metropolitan area.

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Monday
Aug 7
Clinton Resistance presents Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, a benefit for MoveOn.org
Clinton Street Theater

It is the 23rd century. The Federation Starship U.S.S. EnterpriseTM is on routine training maneuvers and Admiral James T. Kirk (William Shatner) seems resigned to the fact that this inspection may well be the last space mission of his career. But Khan is back. Aided by his exiled band of genetic supermen, Khan (Ricardo Montalban) - brilliant renegade of 20th century Earth - has raided Space Station Regula One, stolen a top secret device called Project Genesis, wrested control of another Federation starship, and now schemes to set a most deadly trap for his old enemy Kirk... with the threat of a universal Armageddon!

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is MoveOn.org Civic Action, a 501(c)(4) organization which primarily focuses on nonpartisan education and advocacy on important national issues. MoveOn.org Political Action is a federal political committee which primarily helps members elect candidates who reflect our values through a variety of activities aimed at influencing the outcome of the next election. MoveOn.org Political Action and MoveOn.org Civic Action are separate organizations.

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Wednesday
Aug 9
9th Annual Pink Party to benefit Planned Parenthood Portland!
Dig A Pony

The Pink Party is back! This family-friendly happy hour will feature drink specials, the ever-popular photo booth, face painting, raffle prizes, all-ages games and the talents of DJ Moodytwoshoes and DJ Graceless!

The Pink Party is the largest annual fundraiser for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon's award-winning Multnomah County Leadership & Advocacy Team, which works to keep Oregon the No. 1 state in the nation for reproductive freedom and birth control access. Learn how you can join us at the local level to make a real difference in promoting access to lifesaving, affordable, nonjudgmental health services.

  • WHAT: 9th Annual Pink Party
  • WHEN: 5-8pm Wednesday, August 9th
  • WHERE: Dig a Pony, 736 SE Grand Ave., Portland
  • COST: $5 general admission, $10 VIP admission (includes a limited-edition "Don't F@#^ With Us. Don't F@#^ Without Us" notebook), FREE for kids younger than 10

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon is an independent, non-partisan, not-for-profit organization formed as the political arm of Planned Parenthood.

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Monday
Aug 14
Bystander Intervention Workshop, benefit for Don't Shoot Portland
Ecdysiast

Space is limited so please register in advance. Registration link coming soon!

With the recent uptick in hate crimes, it's time for us to come together and learn how we can stand up for our friends and neighbors. The goal of this workshop is to learn how to be an ally when we encounter threats to others in our communities, and how we can reduce danger for the most vulnerable while keeping ourselves and others safe.

Please join us Monday, August 14th from 3-5pm at Ecdysiast, for a hands-on bystander support/intervention training workshop. We are asking for a suggested $20 sliding donation to benefit Dont Shoot Portland, with no one being turned away for lack of funds.

Questions and inquiries regarding Bystander Intervention Programs can be answered by sending an email to bystander.interventionpdx@gmail.com.


Dont Shoot Portland

In August 2014 we agreed to take political action and organize at Dawson Park to be in solidarity with the growing response from Ferguson, MO #MikeBrown

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Pee-wee's Big Adventure, a benefit for Bikes for Humanity
Clinton Street Theater

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Bikes for Humanity.

Bikes For Humanity PDX (B4HPDX) is a 501c3 non-profit bike shop and school, whose mission is to substantially increase public access to affordable and safe bicycles while empowering self-sufficiency in bicycle maintenance and commute.


Clinton Street Resistance - Every Monday Clinton Street Theater in collaboration with Dot's Cafe, Lucky Horseshoe Lounge, La Moule, Atlas Pizza, Clinton St Pub, Clinton St Theater, People's Food Co-op and Off the Waffle will be showing a free movie with all donations going to support a different weekly non-profit. Your ticket is entered into a raffle so get there before 7 when I pull them. For sponsorship info contact Mike at Mike97202@mac.com.

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Wednesday
Aug 16
Brown Girl Rise Fundraiser
Church Bar

Join us for an evening in support of Brown Girl Rise!

Brown Girl Rise is a radical sisterhood of girls of color reclaiming their connection to body, community, land, health, and creativity to cultivate a just future where we rise together.

BGR has been fundraising this month with a goal of $4k to support future programming. Come celebrate the end of our indiegogo campaign! Want to support or share this fundraiser now? Go to: https://www.generosity.com/community-fundraising/brown-girl-rise

We are going to start the evening off with Kids Karaoke from 4-7pm with Music provided by Huixola from 7-10pm. Palmistry & Platicas with Folk Herbalist, Brijx Letty Chichitonyolotli ($5-$25 sliding scale for a 10 min. personalized heart talk session). Church bar allows minors until 10 PM.

Church will donate 100% of all proceeds to the organization this evening and there will be additional opportunities to learn about and support this emerging, powerful, youth organization!

$5-$10 suggested donation at the door (no one turned away).

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Saturday
Aug 19
Bystander Intervention Workshop
Taborspace

In light of recent tragic events and in honor of the heroes who protected two teenage girls on the Max from a hateful racist attack, bystander intervention workshops have been organized with the help of Teressa Raiford of Dont Shoot Portland. The goal of this workshop is to learn how to be an ally when we encounter threats to others in our communities, and how we can reduce danger for the most vulnerable while keeping ourselves and others safe.

Please join us Saturday, August 19th at TaborSpace in the Annex (lower level, wheelchair accessible) for a bystander support/intervention training workshop facilitated by Teressa Raiford, Lara Jones and Hanna Davis.

We are asking for a suggested $20+ sliding scale donation to benefit Don't Shoot Portland.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bystander-intervention-workshop-organized-by-dont-shoot-portland-tickets-36863841743


Dont Shoot Portland - In August 2014 we agreed to take political action and organize at Dawson Park to be in solidarity with the growing response from Ferguson, MO #MikeBrown

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A film screening of Nowhere To Hide, a benefit for KBOO Community Radio
Clinton Street Theater

NOWHERE TO HIDE: "More of a message in a bottle to the West than a documentary." Maybe the most disturbing aspect of watching “Nowhere to Hide,” Zaradasht Ahmed’s gripping portrait of a male nurse in Iraq, is accepting how empathy itself has become collateral damage. Detachment may be a survival mechanism, but for Nori Sharif, a young father of four and a dedicated medic in an emergency hospital not far from Baghdad, it’s a luxury he can’t afford. And when he’s handed a small video camera by his director and asked to film his life, the resulting diary of perseverance and suffering has a raw immediacy that’s both appropriate and involving. #KBOO #Peacenow #nomorewars #savethechildren #boycottoil #peace #Baghdad #worldpeacenow

The look is rough, the emotions always hovering near the surface. Yet, buoyed by Mr. Sharif’s cheery personality, these can sometimes be defiantly upbeat. Moments like this are few, though, as he documents the rising tide of danger and displacement that follows the 2011 withdrawal of coalition forces and the eventual arrival of the Islamic State. Throughout, his director (who was born and raised in Iraq and has been observing families in the region for years) maintains a determinedly hands-off approach. This allows Mr. Sharif’s bewilderment over what he calls “an undiagnosed war” to become the story, one that speaks specifically to the profoundly destabilizing nature of lengthy conflict.

It also honors those whose spirits appear indestructible.

“Everything is expensive in this country,” goes a lively song that plays at a wedding, “but sadness Is for free.” And the men dance.More of a message in a bottle to the West than a documentary." #KBOO #Peacenow #nomorewars #savethechildren #boycottoil #peace #Baghdad #worldpeacenow

It also permits us to honor those whose spirits appear indestructible.

“Everything is expensive in this country,” goes a lively song that plays at a wedding, “but sadness you can get for free.” And the men dance.


KBOO Community Radio - streams online & airs on 90.7 FM Portland, 91.9 FM Hood River, & 104.3 FM Corvallis.

We're volunteer-powered. We are community-centered. We are listener-supported, independent radio.

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Solidarity With Charlottesville! A Benefit
Black Water

A night of solidarity, education, support and entertainment. Proceeds will be split 50/50 between Charlottesville resistence victims and local political prisoner support.

Spoken word and poetry by Portland artists

Video presentation by Submedia.tv Trouble #4 - No Justice...Just Us

"In this episode of trouble we interview a number of individuals engaged in legal defence and prisoner solidarity, and look at some of the ways we can begin to build movements that are more resilient in the face of state repression."

Music by

Ratghost: https://ratghost.bandcamp.com/

Dead Air Fresherners feat. Jennifer Robin https://deadairfresheners.com/

More TBA

All Ages til 11, 8pm $5 No bigots, no bros, no jerks


Portland ABC -

The Portland Anarchist Black Cross supports US-held Political Prisoners (PP), Prisoners of War (POW), and politicized Oregon prisoners.

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Monday
Aug 21
Woodstock: Three Days of Peace and Music, a benefit for Meals on Wheels
Clinton Street Theater

Clinton St. Resistance Series shows a free movie each Monday at 7pm. All donations collected at the door go to support a different weekly non-profit.

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Meals on Wheels.

Meals on Wheels believes that no senior should go hungry or experience social isolation.

To that end, they enrich the lives of seniors, and assist them in maintaining independence, by providing nutritious food, human connections and social support. They also use their expertise and capacity to serve other nutritionally at-risk populations.


Clinton St. Resistance Series shows a free movie each Monday at 7pm. All donations collected at the door go to support a different weekly non-profit

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Wednesday
Aug 23
Acoustic Concert by Kishi Bashi & Julian Saporiti, a benefit for he Japanese Incarceration Mobile Workshop Project
DISJECTA

Join us for an intimate evening of acoustic performance, stories, and music with Kishi Bashi and Julian Saporiti. This is a benefit for the Japanese Incarceration Mobile Workshop Project (JAIN Mobile), of which he has embedded himself in. The group is visiting internment sites and interviewing survivors as inspiration in preparation of a multi-media symphonic piece next year.

You won't want to miss this intimate experience, filled with new and old songs, and stories of their trip so far. He will be playing a stripped down acoustic set with fellow musician and ethnomusicologist, Julian Saporitti. This is an all ages show!

Kishi Bashi is the pseudonym of singer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter Kaoru Ishibashi. After studing film scoring at Berklee College of Music he become a renowned violinist. Ishibashi has recorded and toured internationally as a violinist with diverse artists such as Regina Spektor, Sondre Lerche, and most recently, the Athens, Georgia-based indie rock band, of Montreal.

From 2004-2010, Julian Saporiti fronted the Berklee trained indie-rock group The Young Republic. After releasing several well received albums and touring extensively around North America and Europe, Saporiti relocated to Laramie, Wyoming to enjoy the outdoors and pursue a master’s degree in American Studies. After completing his course work, Saporiti took a job lecturing at the University of Wyoming where he still offers summer courses. While living out west, he made several trips to the remains of the Heart Mountain Japanese Incarceration camp in northwest Wyoming. These trips made a profound impact and inspired him to begin interviewing camp survivors and researching the music performed in the camps. He is currently living in Providence, Rhode Island, continuing this research, writing songs, and pursuing a PhD at Brown University.

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Carter Cares presents: "The Unusual Suspects" benefiting Black Lives Matter
The Big Legrowlski

All the money raised from this show goes to the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Host: Carter

Featuring: Shrista Tyree Chris Johnson D Martin Austin Jaren George Thomas Lundy Shain Brenden Lance Edward

$Cover / Donations Welcomed :)

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Saturday
Aug 26
Pedal for Planned Parenthood!
CYCLEBAR (Tanasbourne)

The award-winning Washington County Leadership & Advocacy Team invites you to support Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon while getting a great cardio fitness workout at the same time!

CYCLEBAR provides an all-inclusive, concierge-style cycling experience. Each ride is fueled with amazing music, energy-enhancing video graphics and rider-specific performance data in a state-of-the-art CycleTheatre.

Donate and register for your 50-minute class online. Arrive 15 minutes early in your athletic apparel, and CycleBar will provide clip-in rental shoes, towels, refillable water bottles, secure lockers along with fresh fruit and chilled lavender towels post-ride!

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon’s mission is to fight for increasing access to reproductive health care and to advocate for vital health services. PPAO is a nonpartisan political advocacy organization that most recently helped advocate to pass the Reproductive Health Equity Act, which ensures reproductive health care at no out-of-pocket cost for all Oregonians, regardless of race, income, type of insurance, citizenship status or gender identity.

REGISTER NOW! http://bit.ly/2vG15F7

CAN'T ATTEND, BUT WOULD STILL LIKE TO MAKE A DONATION? http://bit.ly/2thY64x

  • WHAT: Pedal for Planned Parenthood!
  • WHEN: 1-2pm Saturday, August 26th
  • WHERE: CycleBar Tanasbourne, 2110 NW Allie Ave. Unit #608, Hillsboro
  • COST: $25
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Sunday
Aug 27
Bystander Intervention Workshop
Clark Public Utilities

With the attack on the Portland MAX in May, hate crimes on the rise in the U.S. and with our current climate emboldening white supremacist, it is important that we have the skills to safely intervene on behalf of others in a threatening situation. The goal of this workshop is to learn how to be an alley, and reduce danger when we encounter threats to others in our communities, and how we can reduce danger for the most vulnerable while keeping ourselves and others safe.

Please RSVP at the link below and donate on a sliding scale of $5-20 to attend this event, as Don't Shoot PDX is doing important work and needs our support.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bystander-intervention-with-humanitarian-united-movement-and-action-network-tickets-37160954415

We hope to see you there! HUMAN


HUMAN: Humanitarian United Movement & Action Network. Strengthening Clark County communities through a collaboration of action, education and advocacy.

Dont Shoot Portland - In August 2014 we agreed to take political action and organize at Dawson Park to be in solidarity with the growing response from Ferguson, MO #MikeBrown

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Monday
Aug 28
Revolution Comedy Presents: Stand Up to Literally Impeach Trump, a benefit for SwingLeft.org
Curious Comedy Theater

The day I write this is the same one Trump tweeted an attack on the trans community, in the same week he turned a boyscout jamboree into the creepiest indoctination rally and the same month his idiot son has proven collusion with Russia, and at this moment the republican congress and senate show no signs of ending this nightmare, so let's vote 'em out!

Our benefit this month is for SwingLeft.org, which is dedicated to winning the house and senate for democrats in 2018, and is our best chance of starting the impeachment process. By donating to SwingLeft we are directly taking action that will lowkey save the planet from this profoundly stupid orange menace.

We have an stacked line up featuring an opening musical set by Emily Overstreet of Bitch'n, jokes by Katie Nguyen, Jason Treager, Steven Wilber, Chris Johnson and Kirsten Kuppenbender plus words spoken by Gregory McKelvey, who you may know as being essential voice in Portland's resistance movement.

In order to comply with fundraising regulations, we will be taking donations a little differently. The ticket price of $6 reserves your seat and goes towards Curious Comedy Theater. We will have donation booths set up for you to run your credit card and donate directly to swingleft.org, or you can just show us a screenshot of your donation.

We are also doing a raffle, with sponsors including Sizzlepie and Paydirt (the bar that went viral after offering free whiskey for life upon punching Steve Bannon in the face) and more to be announced.

So tell your friends and cmon out for some amazing art! Let's pack the joint to the rafters and impeach the motherfucker already.

Also, we appreciate you bringing tips to support the artists donating their time to perform for you.

Curious Comedy Theater is located at 5225 NE MLK

Doors at 6:00, show starts at 7:00, and ends by 8:30pm

All ages! Wheelchair accessible! Gender neutral bathrooms!

Subject matter may be offensive to certain people, but we never tolerate hate speech.

Sponsored very generously by The Portland Mercury and Lagunitas Brewery!

www.andiemaincomedy.com www.facebook.com/revolutioncomedyPDX

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Wednesday
Aug 30
INK & DRINK benefitting Girls, Inc
Dig A Pony

Come join us for a very special female-powered Ink & Drink!

We're teaming up with Oregon CEDAW Coalition Coalition to bring together 20+ local female and non-binary artists to draw live, selling said art to raise money for Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest!!!! Come, drink, buy art, and meet rad people!!

Featuring live sketching from:

A'MISA CHIU // JESS ACKERMAN // JADE STURMS // JENNY VU // LIBBY LANDAUER // PACE TAYLOR // SAM COHEN JILLIAN BARTHOLD // JESS MINCKLEY // CARLY LARSSON SARAH VAZ // ABBIE TJADEN // BRIANNA SPENCER AUDREY DESLER // JODIE BEECHEM // MOLLY MENDOZA SARAH LEVY // ALICIA PLATE // MIKA RANE // GRACE ANDERSON & MORE!

All sketches will be available for sale and 50% of the proceeds will go to Girls, Inc! This amazing organization inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through direct service and advocacy. Their comprehensive approach to whole girl development equips girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers and grow up healthy, educated, and independent.

go to www.ink-and-drink.com for more information learn more about Girls, Inc at www.girlsinc.org

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Monday
Sep 4
Clinton Street Resistance presents Clueless, benefits Jhamtse Gatsal
Clinton Street Theater

Jane Austen might never have imagined that her 1816 novel Emma could be turned into a fresh and satirical look at ultra-rich teenagers in a Beverly Hills high school. Cher (Alicia Silverstone) and Dionne (Stacey Dash), both named after "great singers of the past that now do infomercials," are pampered upper-class girls who care less about getting good grades than wearing the right clothes and being as popular as possible. But Cher, who lives with her tough yet warm-hearted lawyer dad (Dan Hedaya) and hunky, sensitive stepbrother (Paul Rudd), also has an innate urge to help those less fortunate -- like the two introverted teachers she brings together ("negotiating" herself improved grades in the process) and new friend Tai (Brittany Murphy), who starts out a geek and ends up a Cher prodigy. Cher also possesses her own sensitive side, and she is looking for the perfect boyfriend, whom she ends up finding where she least expected.

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Jhamtse Gatsal, a community, a school, and a home for about 90 children ranging in age from toddler to adolescent. Jhamtse Gatsal lies in the district of Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh, India, and the children come from nearby villages. Each of these children has a background of adversity. The driving goal of Ghamtse Gatsal is to provide these children with better lives, helping them to achieve their fullest potential.

Even if you can't attend, please make a donation through the ticket link!


Clinton Street Resistance - Every Monday Clinton Street Theater in collaboration with Dot's Cafe, Lucky Horseshoe Lounge, La Moule, Atlas Pizza, Clinton St Pub, Clinton St Theater, People's Food Co-op and Off the Waffle will be showing a free movie with all donations going to support a different weekly non-profit. Your ticket is entered into a raffle so get there before 7 when I pull them. For sponsorship info contact Mike at Mike97202@mac.com.

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Wednesday
Sep 6
Emergency Relief Benefit for Hurricane Harvey (bands, donations)
Lovecraft Bar

Emergency Relief Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Flooding: This event is still taking shape, but please mark your calendars for Wednesday 9/6/2017 at 8pm!

more things to be announced! Bands:

  • Sky Symbol Rituals
  • Collective Disparity
  • Lasers Of Love

Sound mixing and work being donated by Viktor Nova (thanks Viktor!)

We will be taking donations in cash, canned food, clothing (new packs of socks and underwear), and paper goods (toilet paper / feminine hygiene products). There will also be some items for sale that were donated by various business in town.

Donations provided by:

  • Wells & Verne
  • Gloombones
  • Projekt Records

100% of the funds that the event (non-bar items) makes will go to Heart to Heart International to directly benefit flood relief!

The Lovecraft Bar

  • 21+ | 421 SE Grand Ave.
  • Pay What You Can - ($5 suggested donation)
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Thursday
Sep 7
First Thursday featuring the work of Bobby Fouther, benefitting MRG Foundation & Phoenix Lab Art Source
Santé Bar

Join me for my solo art show and birthday celebration.

Paintings, photography & graphics by Bobby Fouther

RAISING THE BAR W/ GIFT DONATIONS

  • 50% of proceeds from 2 works will be donated to MRG Foundation.
  • Notecard sales will support financial aid for my dance class students.
  • Donations will also be accepted for my newest project Phoenix Lab Art Source at Helensview Alternative High School.

LIVE DJ - DRINK SPECIAL - LITE SNACKS

MRG Foundation's mission is to inspire people to work together for justice and mobilize resources for Oregon communities as they build collective power to change the world. And we've been at it since 1976.

HELENSVIEW SCHOOL Our mission is to:

  • Provide culturally competent educational and support services that:
  • Empower students to engage in their own learning.
  • Support students to graduate from high school.
  • Encourage students to transition to post-secondary school, traning or a career.

Artists For Black Lives - Live Music PDX

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Punk Rock for TPI; A Fundraiser for Transition Projects
through Ash Street Bar

Know someone who has been or is currently homeless? Have you ever been homeless? This is a fundraiser for TPI (Transistion Projects), a resource center for homeless people trying to get back on thier feet.

Each year more and more people are becoming homeless, and these people need all the help they can get. TPI offers a wide varity of programs that people can use to help them get back into a stable life. Here is a link talking about our recent homeless crisis, so that you can have a better idea what is happening.

https://multco.us/multnomah-county/news/2017-point-time-count-more-neighbors-counted-homeless-2015-more-sleeping

Here is TPI's link: http://www.tprojects.org/

5$ suggested donation at the door. Also we will be accepting clothing that is new or gently used. Specifically underwear, socks, or men's clothing(we will accept any type of clothing, it is just what TPI needs at the moment). We strongly encourage you to give more!

Doors open at 7:30pm and music starts at 9pm. This event is 21+

The awesome bands playing this wonderful event (listed in order of appearance):

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Saturday
Sep 9
NAMI Party with a Purpose 2017
DoubleTree Hotel Portland

Come Party with a Purpose... Mental Health!

MASSIVE LIVE AUCTION: - South Africa Photo Safari - Disneyland Vacation Package - Keep Portland Weird Excursion ...and much, much more!

BALLOON POP: -All Balloons are chock full of great prizes! -Over $20 in EVERY BALLOON!

EXTRAS: -Dessert Dash -Live Auction with auctioneer Brian Bice -Silent Auction with lot of one-of-a-kind items and packages -Live Entertainment by Emcees Handy Bob & Eric G from KXL’s Around The House

Mental health affects us all, especially our children, and it’s time to end the silence, discrimination, and stigma clouding positive progress. We are galvanized by each other's experiences and have a unified passion for making a difference for those affected by mental health issues in our community...especially our children.

The suicide rate among 12-18 year-olds is rising fast. Support and education are essential to stemming and reversing the tide.

From friends, family, neighbors, and colleagues experiencing mental health conditions in silence to the many living within our houseless communities, mental health impacts us all and cannot be ignored. Only by working together can we find a sustainable solution.

Now is the time to end the silence, stigma, and discrimination clouding mental illness and mental health. Let's make that change and Party with a Purpose together!

The Party with a Purpose Masquerade 2017 is your opportunity to:

  • Support a worthy and timely cause
  • Have fun
  • Take home something unique

Join us for a "winning" evening of fun, laughter, and mental health at the Hilton by Doubletree on September 9th.

#YourStoryMatters#YouAreNotAlone#EndTheStigma#MentalHealthIsMe #IntoMentalHealth#StigmaFree#EndingTheSilence#ActForMentalHealth


That Oregon Life - We love Oregon just as much as you do, and now we all have a free platform to share, explore, restore and work together to preserve the beauty and wonder of Oregon. Join us and our partners in making Oregon a better place to live, learn, and play.

NAMI-Clackamas - NAMI Clackamas County is a grassroots organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals with mental illness and those who love them.

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Monday
Sep 11
United We Stand: A Benefit Concert & Silent Auction for Unite OR
The Oregon Public House

NWGSDPDX presents: UNITED WE STAND: A Benefit Concert & Silent Auction for Unite Oregon...

Eat, drink, listen to music, laugh at a comedian, dance, bid on auction items and have a blast!

All proceeds will be donated to Unite Oregon.

  • Home with the kids during the day? Join us at 11am for lunch and kid-friendly entertainment. Aaron Nigel Smith will be performing.
  • Stuck at the office? Order food to go for you and your co-workers.
  • Don't feel like making dinner on a Monday night? Come on down for a bite to eat and a drink. Comedian Andie Main will host our HaHaHappy Hour from 5-6pm and Muvhuro Marimba Band will be playing from 6:30-7:30pm.
  • Night owl? Tezeta Band will be pumping out the tunes from 8-10pm.

The silent auction will run from 6pm-8:30pm.

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Network film screening benefitting Education Without Borderrs
Clinton Street Theater

The Clinton Street Resistance Series will be showing Network on Monday, September 11.

In this lauded satire, veteran news anchorman Howard Beale (Peter Finch) discovers that he's being put out to pasture, and he's none too happy about it. After threatening to shoot himself on live television, instead he launches into an angry televised rant, which turns out to be a huge ratings boost for the UBS network. This stunt allows ambitious producer Diana Christensen (Faye Dunaway) to develop even more outrageous programming, a concept that she takes to unsettling extremes.

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Education WithOut Borders (EWOB), Globalfam's partner organization, a federally recognized 501c3 non-profit. Globalfam Ent. and EWOB jointly conduct community projects in the U.S. and abroad, striving to develop social justice through education, expression and action. They currently run the following projects...

  • AYINET Burundi Computer Center
  • Afrikan Hip Hop Caravan
  • Portland Books for Prisoners

Clinton Street Resistance - Every Monday Clinton Street Theater in collaboration with Dot's Cafe, Lucky Horseshoe Lounge, La Moule, Atlas Pizza, Clinton St Pub, Clinton St Theater, People's Food Co-op and Off the Waffle will be showing a free movie with all donations going to support a different weekly non-profit. Your ticket is entered into a raffle so get there before 7 when I pull them. For sponsorship info contact Mike at Mike97202@mac.com.

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Friday
Sep 15
Eagle Creek Fire Fundraiser to benefit Friends of the Columbia Gorge
Vancouver, WA

SPREAD THE WORD!!
HASHTAG >>>#Drink4EagleCreek
Friday, September 15th from 6-8pm we have Vancouver Bar and Restaurants that have come together to donate 10% of sales during that time to the chosen nonprofit Friends of the Columbia Gorge!

Downtown Vancouver & All Other Locations to visit during 6-8pm:

  • Main Event (downtown)
  • Pacific House
  • Shanahans
  • Top Shelf
  • Heathen Brewing Feral Public House
  • Little Conejo
  • Jay's Bar & Grill (Orchards/Gher Road)
  • 38 Below (BattleGround)

Six West Lounge - Official after hours location - 8pm - 10pm

Each location will be provided with cash Donation jars for those who would like to contribute.

Companies also participating in donations:

  • Employees at Keller Williams
  • Mo' s Hairstyling
  • Fifty/Fifty Print
  • Local AF Apparel

SUPPLY DONATIONS NEEDED: - Socks - Toilet Paper - Feminine Products - Deodorant - Toothbrushes/Toothpaste - Shampoo - Conditioner - Soap

SUPPLIES CAN BE DROPPED OFF AT: - Jays Bar - Main Event & Pacific House - Shanahans

WHERE ALL DONATIONS WILL GO: Friends is the only nonprofit organization dedicated entirely to ensuring that the beautiful and wild Columbia Gorge remains a place apart, an unspoiled treasure for generations to come. What gets decided in the next year or two regarding plans for restoration and future recreation will affect the Gorge for decades. Your gift will allow us to continue long-term protection of the Gorge and in addition take steps to help the Gorge emerge from this disaster as a place our kids and grandkids will love and treasure as much as we do!

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Saturday
Sep 16
Latin Brew & Music Festival to benefit the U.S. Forest Foundation
The Redd on Salmon Street

The Latin Brew & Music Festival, first of its kind in the region will blend the bounty of the Northwest craft beverage scene with the diversity of our Latin culture, food and music. 20+ brewers will be showcasing their best brews, along with some of the best local Latin cuisine. An event you will not want to miss. This event is being presented by Versi, Hispanicpros, TV JAM, and TMAR.

Your ticket will get you:

TOKENS for brew samples (show us the free Versi App installed on your phone the day of the event and receive an additional 3 tokens). SPECIAL sampler Latin Brew & Music Festival cup. LIVE MUSIC: Hit Machine, Oleada, DJ Blas and Elimar's Orquesta feat. Charly Hernandez.
ACCESS to workshops related to the business of brewing, wine pairing and water conversation.

Some of the proceeds will go to benefit the U.S. Forest Foundation with the restoration and protection of Mt. Hood National Forest. Try a brew, protect the environment!

Nos vemos el 16 de Sept. en el primer LATIN BREW & MUSIC FESTIVAL


Vive NW
Nonprofit Organization · Portland, Oregon
Through this initiative we aim to connect local Latino communities to the outdoors and the wealth of experiences offered by the Pacific Northwest.

Versi
App Page · Portland, Oregon
Versi te ayuda a encontrar los negocios locales. Solo baja la aplicacion gratis y encuentra lo que necesites en OR y WA

Hispanicpros
Nonprofit Organization · Portland, Oregon
Hispanicpros was established in 2008 to support the growing Hispanic professional and business segments of the Latino community.

TV JAM
TV Show

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Sunday
Sep 17
Benefit Punk Show for Undocumented Families
Anarres Infoshop & Community Space

A Benefit Show for Undocumented Families
All money raised from this benefit will go to legal advice for local people with DACA, their undocumented parents & families

MUSIC, centering musicians of color in the pdx community:

ART RAFFLE donated by Entangled Roots Press

POTLUCK, please bring food to share! Please no nuts & label your ingredients

$5-10 suggested donation but no one turned away for lack of funds

  • All Ages, always
  • No Alcohol
  • Wheelchair Accessible
    note on accessibility: the space is wheelchair accessible. The door to the bathroom is about 25.5 inches wide taking into account the door frame. We recognize that this is not accessible for all wheelchair sizes.

This show is a collaboration with Loud BPM: Loud BPM or Loud Black and Brown People Music, is an organization that puts on events that premiers people of color in punk, rock, and/or metal music genres. Punk trumps Hate: Punk Trumps Hate is a concert series focused on raising money and awareness for groups being marginalized by the current admin


Anarres Infoshop & Community Space
Just For Fun · Portland, Oregon
Dreamy tender anarchist space in north portland. "At least they spelled it right" -Ursula K LeGuin (for real!)
Open hours: Thursday-Sunday 12pm - 6pm.

Loud BPM
Nonprofit Organization
Loud BPM or Loud Black and Brown People Music, is an organization that puts on events that premiers people of color in punk, rock, and/or metal music genres.

Fake News
Band
Ska, punk, reggaeton, cumbia, prog rock mess

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Monday
Sep 18
NE PDX Neighborhood Emergency Teams Charity Day & Unprepared Screening
The Oregon Public House

The Portand Neighborhood Emergency Teams wil be one of the Oregon Public House Charity Partners from February - June 15, 2018. The NET program for all of Portland stands to raise as much as $8,000 - $10,000 during that time.

There are also benefits for each neighbor NET, no matter where your NET is located in Portland. NETs may raise funds for themselves on Monday nights (even before February) by hosting a Charity Day event. The entire OPH building is yours to use, including the large 300-seat ballroom upstairs. Kids are welcome, and a play area is available.

The event on Monday, September 18 is your chance to see how your NET (or other NPO) can conduct its own event. Ideas include game nights, pub trivia quizzes (equipment and supplies available from the Piedmont NET), raffles, drawings, distribution of information and supplies. You name it!

Proceeds from this event will go to the Piedmont, Boise-Humboldt-Eliot, and Concordia-Woodlawn-Vernon NETs. Come join us for fun, food, and libations! If you want to sign up as a volunteer greeter to tell the uniformed about the NETs, use the SignUpGenius page here: http://bit.ly/OPH-sign-up

All day Sep. 18 will be a Charity Day for N/NE Portland NET teams Boise/Eliot/Humboldt, Piedmont, and Concordia/Woodlawn/Vernon. Come by anytime, get a beer and chat with a NET or PBEM employee about preparedness!

5:30 PM: Showing of OPB's award-winning documentary "Unprepared" in the ballroom upstairs. Announcement immediately following about how non-NETs can participate in the Oct 16 NET deployment exercise.

7 PM: Raffle for two Motorola FRS radios (retail value: $83). For each $10 increment a person spends on food and beverages, she/he will be given 1 raffle ticket (e.g. $40 in purchases = 4 tickets).

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Your Fault For Listening LIVE! Podcast, a benefit for National Black Justice Coalition
Curious Comedy Theater

Featured at the 2017 Portland Queer Comedy Festival and voted "Best Showcase" at the PNW Black Comedy Festival, YOUR FAULT FOR LISTENING is the podcast where comics perform their sets before being interviewed based on their own jokes.

This month's guests are Andie Main (Revolution Comedy), Lance Edward, & Corina Lucas (Hotbox Comedy). Plus, improv performed by Amanda Martin-Tully (Adventures In Adulting) & Nathan Hart (Hotbox Comedy), plus musical guest Vicente Elisheva!

A portion of all ticket sales will be donated to National Black Justice Coalition (http://nbjc.org/), "a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people"


Your Fault for Listening
Entertainment Website
LIVE Comedy Podcast with Thomas Lundy & D Martin Austin

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A League of Their Own film screening, a benefit for NorthStar Clubhouse
Clinton Street Theater

Tonight's nonprofit is NorthStar Clubhouse, a mental health recovery program for adults living in the Portland metro area. NorthStar Clubhouse follows the evidence-based Clubhouse International model of psychiatric rehabilitation, and its structure strengthens social and vocational skills and provides access to employment and educational services in the community. Membership is voluntary and free.


Clinton St. Resistance Series
Community
Clinton Resistance Series shows a free movie each Monday at 7pm. All donations collected at the door go to support a different weekly non-profit

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Thursday
Sep 21
ACLU of Oregon's Uncensored Celebration art show benefit
Lagunitas Tap Room

The Uncensored Celebration is an art show benefit for the ACLU of Oregon in honor of free expression and featuring posters designed by awesome local artists!

Join us for a rad evening that includes all the things that make a stellar night out – supporting a great cause, art, good company, better food, and beer! Admission is $13 and includes two drink tokens and hors d'oeuvres.

Meet the artists and purchase some amazing work - $20 for digital prints and $80 for limited edition screen prints until they sell out. Or get in the running to win four tickets to attend the Weeknd’s October 6, 2017 concert in a luxury box at the Moda Center.

Presented by the ACLU Foundation of Oregon, and made possible through the generous support of HDi Equality for All Foundation (Contest Partner); Chinook Book (Media Partner); Heart Pizza (Food Partner); Lagunitas (Event and Beverage Partner); and Pacific North Press (Printing Partner).

THIS EVENT IS EXCLUSIVELY OPEN TO AGES 21 AND UP.


ACLU of Oregon - The ACLU of Oregon is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the defending and advancing civil liberties and civil rights.

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Friday
Sep 22
Sound Immersion Fundraiser for "Friends of the Columbia Gorge"
Bikram Yoga Fremont St

Sound Event to raise support for "Friends of the Columbia Gorge"

Sound + Intention = Healing ~ Jonathan Goldman

Simply come, relax, and immerse yourself in sound while together we will hold and align our intention of healing for our forests, animals, and community.

All donations will go directly to "Friends of the Columbia Gorge" If you are unable to attend the event, and would still like to contribute to this organization, please let Danelle or Gretchen know and we will help take care of that before September 26th.

https://gorgefriends.org/ways-to-give/donate.html

~Note from the organization~ "Before a single sapling can be planted or any trails can be rebuilt, plans for restoration and future recreation need to be created, debated and finally implemented. Friends is the only nonprofit organization dedicated entirely to ensuring that the beautiful and wild Columbia Gorge remains a place apart, an unspoiled treasure for generations to come. What gets decided in the next year or two will affect the Gorge for decades. Join us and have a voice in that decision making.

Your membership gift will allow us to continue our work to protect the Gorge and in addition take steps to help the Gorge emerge from this disaster as a place our kids and grandkids will love and treasure as much as we have."

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ROAR Fierce Female Storytelling : The Love Show, a benefit for the National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation
Kiggins Theatre

This will not be a show about hearts and flowers. Coinciding with the United Nations' International Day of Peace, we welcome Christians, Muslims, Jews, Buddhists, Secularists, the LGBTQ community, and anyone else interested in unity and inclusion to join us for a celebration of life, courage, and hope.

Our diverse line-up of storytellers will share personal stories about overcoming hatred, violence, exclusion, and division with the power of LOVE.

Featured storytellers include Asha Deliverance (mother of slain Good Samaritan, Taliesin Namkai-Meche), Soraya Deen (founder of the Muslim Women Speakers Movement), RevFelicia Parazaider (founder of the Revolution of Love), and Kristine McClain trans woman and LGBTQ activist.

Tonight's show benefits National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation (NWCAVE) in celebration of #GiveMore24.

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