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Tuesday
Aug 8
Eastside 'Just Us' Stories - East Portland Photo Exhibit
Jade/APANO Multicultural Space -JAMS

We want to explore and document what it's like growing up in Portland and living in East Portland communities, and to capture our families' experiences of displacement and resilience. This project will challenge the notions people have of Portland and of young people of color. We are interested in flipping the narrative and empowering young people of color, as well as creating a safe space in our community to celebrate our diverse identities.

Come and celebrate our hard work on this project! We want to build community with YOU!

Free food. Free admission. Good vibes.

In addition to the photo essay collection, there will be amazing performances by youth and the community!

This event is made possible through the Jade Midway Placemaking Grant!


OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon - OPAL is a community organizing & advocacy organization working with low-income & communities of color to educate, engage & empower.

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Thursday
Jun 22
Piss Trump by James Kelsey
Lucky Lab Beer Hall on Quimby Street

THIS IS AN ANTI-TRUMP ART CELEBRATION

James Kelsey and his team have been working for 6 months on his current Large Format photography project, PISS TRUMP. We don't see a way to post a picture of the final image so here is the description:

  • A Fat, Naked Trump
  • Crucified on a cross
  • His Hair and long red tie floating upward.
  • They are floating upward because the entire sculpture is immersed in a tank of urine.
  • Beautiful 'god light' surrounds trump in a gloriously offensive final photo!

THIS IS NOT A PROTEST. . .

This is a celebration! This is a chance to LAUGH and not be angry for a change. This is a chance to make fun of our ridiculous PEETUS!

Pee-Colored clothing (yellow / orange) is encouraged! PUN pee-signs and signs poking fun at trump in general are the goal.

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Saturday
Jul 1
Sharyll Burroughs and Jaleesa Johnston exhibit & Sharyll Burroughs artist talk
c3:initiative

hang out and check out the artwork of Sharyll Burroughs and Jaleesa Johnston again, june show closing reception and Sharyll Burroughs will give an artist talk


Nat Turner Project, an uncompromising radical space - filling a void in portland.

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Thursday
Jul 6
First Thursday: "Yellow Terror"
Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center

Free admission to the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center on Thursday, July 6, 4-7pm.

"Yellow Terror: The Collections & Paintings of Roger Shimomura" is a powerful exhibition and a rare opportunity to view Roger Shimomura's artwork alongside his extensive collection of memorabilia and objects depicting racial stereotypes of Asians and Asian Americans.

Please visit www.oregonnikkei.org for more information on the exhibition.


The Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center is committed to the preservation and sharing of the history and culture of the Japanese American community. The Legacy Center is a venue for cultural and research activities and an invaluable resource for the exploration of the experiences of Japanese Americans and their role in Oregon's multicultural community.

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YGB: Two Year Retrospective
UNA Gallery

Join us as we celebrate 2 years of the YGB Portland Community.

Featuring photography by MissLopezMedia, RoseLéon, Tojo Fotos and Anthony Taylor, with short films by Sika Stanton and Tiki Mon. As part of our retrospective, all of the digital art created by Alexander Wright for our previous events will be featured as well.

Vibes and music by DJ Lamar LeRoy, and a special live performance by Wes Guy.

Links to the artists https://misslopezmedia.wordpress.com http://www.anthonytaylor.me/ www.instagram.com/rosexleon/ https://tojofotos.squarespace.com/ http://www.tikimonphotos.com/ http://sikastanton.com/ https://www.instagram.com/cassodinero/


Who is Y.G.B Portland?

www.ygbportland.com

Our mission is to create spaces of joy and healing for the Black and Brown community of Portland, Oregon. Our collaborative is Pro-Black, Pro-Femme, Pro-Queer and centers those identities at every event. We believe that liberation will come from art, self-love and community.

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View From Here - Political Posters Art Show benefitting the Southern Poverty Law Center
Erickson Gallery

Artists united to create relief- print political posters to benefit the Southern Poverty Law Center. All posters will be for sale for $30.

On display July 6 through July 31,2017

First Thursday Artist Reception at Erickson Gallery 9 NW 2nd Ave Portland OR July 6, 6-8PM

Featuring Relief-Print Political Posters by:

We'll be hosting a second event:

Ink and Drink Meet the Artists at Atelier Meridian 820 N River St. Studio B-1 Portland, OR 97227 July 28, 6-9PM

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Miss Anthology Exhibition
through Sequential Art Gallery + Studio

Come check out our show June 15th and July 6th! We'll have syllabus zines to take home, a DIY mini comic table, artwork from the workshops, and art from our students.

First Thursday Opening: July 6th 6-10pm

Exhibition runs through the end of July.


Miss Anthology is a Portland-Based comic publication and course for female and genderqueer artists and writers ages 13-18.

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Friday
Jul 14
White Artists Don't Have to Make Work About Racial Identity
PSU Smith Center

White Artists Don't Have to Make Work About Racial Identity | Rakeem Cunningham On display: July 5–28, 2017 Reception: Friday, July 14, 6–8 p.m.

For Los Angeles based artist Rakeem Cunningham, texture has always functioned as a gateway to fantasy. Whether the portal is flowing fabric, animated seamless paper, or free flowing plastic wrap, the dents, crinkles, and crevices of a material’s surface is employed to unmask or cover up self-truths. In 2013, Cunningham came out as a gay man, opening up a whole new world and with it newfound levels of oppression, heartbreak, and discrimination.

This exhibition, entitled “White Artists Don’t Have to Make Work About Racial Identity” navigates the ways in which desire, oppression, humanization, sympathy, self-hate, and emotional apathy are imposed on queer black men through the media, family, romance, and false narratives of hyper-masculinity.

BIO:

Rakeem Cunningham is a visual artist and videographer based out of Los Angeles, California. Born in 1992, his work explores themes of self-identity, queer politics, identity politics, self-acceptance, and the navigation of body politics under the gay landscape. Cunningham studied Design and Media Arts at UCLA, and frequently collaborates and showcases his work with queer/POC brands and figures such as the LGBT center, Dawn Richard, the FADER, the UCLA new Wight Gallery, Cakeboy Magazine, and the Tenth Zine.

The Littman and White Galleries are student-run exhibition spaces at Portland State University. Our mission is to provide the tools for a critical experience of visual culture through direct exposure to a comprehensive program of contemporary art for students and community members. We envision the Littman and White Galleries as centers for cultural enrichment where an indispensable art experience is accessible to all perspectives and levels of education.

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