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The Firehouse at IFCC

5340 N Interstate Avenue
Portland, OR 97217, US (map)

Future events happening here

  • Started Friday
    May 26 2017
    American Summer Squash & Hercules Didn't Wade in the Water
    through
    The Firehouse at IFCC

    The Vanport Mosaic Festival 2017 AMERICAN SUMMER SQUASH by Don W Glenn, directed by Jocelyn Seid

    and

    HERCULES DIDN’T WADE IN THE WATER by Michael A Jones, directed by Damaris Webb

    Staged readings of two new one-act plays about the American Dream, displacement, and Hurricane Katrina from the African American perspective.

    Six Performances: Friday 5/26th 7pm Saturday 5/27 7pm Sunday 5/29 2pm Friday 6/2 7pm Saturday 6/3 7pm Sunday 6/4 2pm *curated post show conversation following Sunday 5/29 matinee

    Admission: The Price of the Ticket - $25 Suggested General - $15 Suggested Senior/Disabled/Students $5

    Location: The Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center 5340 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97217

    Run time 2hrs 30 minutes with one intermission, Box Office at IFCC open one hour before curtain. Please visit Vanport: The Surge of Social Change exhibit running in tandem with this performance.

    with La’Tevin Alexander, Anthony Armstrong, Arlena Barnes, Kenneth Dembo, Jasper Howard, Eric Island, Rickey Junior, Anya Pearson, Seth Rue, Andrea Vernae & Damaris Webb

    Stage Management: Jory Bowers* & Judith Yeckel, Costume Design: Wanda Walden, Technical Direction: Lara A. Klingeman


    This event is part of The Vanport Mosaic Festival 2017, a four-day exploration of the history and legacy of Vanport, Oregon’s second largest city wiped out by a flood in 1948. Through theater, documentaries, historic exhibit, lectures, and tours we honor the experience of those who lived there.

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  • Started Saturday
    May 27 2017
    Vanport Mosaic Festival: Gambatte Be Strong
    through
    The Firehouse at IFCC

    The Vanport Mosaic Festival 2017 presents: GAMBATTE BE STRONG

    From Japantown to the Portland Livestock Exposition, from WWII concentration camps to the Vanport flood--the immigrant journey of the Japanese in Oregon is paved with stories of perseverance and courage. Gambatte Be Strong is an original reading of the little known stories featuring the return of Japanese Americans to Oregon after their incarceration during WWII.

    With: Heath Houghton, Sumi Wu, Kim Bui, Jenna Yokoyama, Ken Yoshikawa, and Savira Kambhu

    Two Performances: Friday, May 27, 2017 2pm Saturday, May 28, 2017, 7pm

    Admission: Suggested - $25 Suggested General - $15 Suggested Senior/Disabled/Students $5

    Location: The Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center 5340 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97217

    Run time 1hr with no intermission Box Office at IFCC open one hour before curtain Please visit Vanport: The Surge of Social Change exhibit running in tandem.


    This event is part of the The Vanport Mosaic Festival 2017, a four-day exploration of the history and legacy of Vanport, Oregon’s second largest city wiped out by a flood in 1948. Through theater, documentaries, historic exhibit, lectures, and tours we honor the experience of those who lived there. For questions: info@vanportmosaic.org or 971-319-0156

    Website
  • Sunday
    May 28 2017
    Priced Out Screening

    The Firehouse at IFCC

    The Vanport Mosaic Festival 2017 presents

    PRICED OUT Producer Cornelius Swartz and Editor/Co-Producer Eric Maxen

    An excerpt of the new documentary Priced Out: Gentrification in Portland, Oregon, An Upcoming Film that gives an investigative and personal look at how skyrocketing housing prices displace Portland’s black community and reshape the city.

    This will be followed by a facilitated dialogue on community and housing hosted by Oregon Humanities.

    Screening: Sunday, May 28, 2017, 11 am-12:30 pm

    Admission: Suggested - $5

    Location: The Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center 5340 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97217


    This event is part of The Vanport Mosaic Festival 2017, a four-day exploration of the history and legacy of Vanport, Oregon’s second largest city wiped out by a flood in 1948. Through theater, documentaries, historic exhibit, lectures, and tours we honor the experience of those who lived there.

    Website

Past events that happened here

  • Started Friday
    May 26 2017
    American Summer Squash & Hercules Didn't Wade in the Water
    through
    The Firehouse at IFCC

    The Vanport Mosaic Festival 2017 AMERICAN SUMMER SQUASH by Don W Glenn, directed by Jocelyn Seid

    and

    HERCULES DIDN’T WADE IN THE WATER by Michael A Jones, directed by Damaris Webb

    Staged readings of two new one-act plays about the American Dream, displacement, and Hurricane Katrina from the African American perspective.

    Six Performances: Friday 5/26th 7pm Saturday 5/27 7pm Sunday 5/29 2pm Friday 6/2 7pm Saturday 6/3 7pm Sunday 6/4 2pm *curated post show conversation following Sunday 5/29 matinee

    Admission: The Price of the Ticket - $25 Suggested General - $15 Suggested Senior/Disabled/Students $5

    Location: The Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center 5340 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97217

    Run time 2hrs 30 minutes with one intermission, Box Office at IFCC open one hour before curtain. Please visit Vanport: The Surge of Social Change exhibit running in tandem with this performance.

    with La’Tevin Alexander, Anthony Armstrong, Arlena Barnes, Kenneth Dembo, Jasper Howard, Eric Island, Rickey Junior, Anya Pearson, Seth Rue, Andrea Vernae & Damaris Webb

    Stage Management: Jory Bowers* & Judith Yeckel, Costume Design: Wanda Walden, Technical Direction: Lara A. Klingeman


    This event is part of The Vanport Mosaic Festival 2017, a four-day exploration of the history and legacy of Vanport, Oregon’s second largest city wiped out by a flood in 1948. Through theater, documentaries, historic exhibit, lectures, and tours we honor the experience of those who lived there.

    Website