Power to The People: Black Panther Party Legacy Tour of Albina
Jul
27
1:00 PM13:00

Power to The People: Black Panther Party Legacy Tour of Albina

NECN — 4815 NE 7th Ave

Join Kent Ford, founder of Portland's chapter of the '60s-era black empowerment organization, for a walking tour in NE Portland. Listen to his personal memories of revolutionary activism and community service, and be inspired for today’s fight for change.

Start: Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods
End: Matt Dishman Center

Tickets are $10 — RSVP Recommended

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Jun
5
7:00 PM19:00

Gambatte: An American Legacy

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Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center — 5340 N Interstate Ave

Through theatre, dance, music and historical documentation, this 90-minute performance evolved from an original reading performed in 2017 at the Vanport Mosaic Festival. This current collaboration brings together the talents of four artists Chisao Hata, Heath Hyun, Ken Yoshikawa and Jenna Yokoyama. Each has explored what it means to be Asian American in today’s landscape, and the historical impact and complexities on forming identities in America.

$15 General Admission, $10 Students/Seniors
Limited Seating — RSVP recommended
Run time: 90 minutes

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Jun
4
7:00 PM19:00

Gambatte: An American Legacy

Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center — 5340 N Interstate Ave

Through theatre, dance, music and historical documentation, this 90-minute performance evolved from an original reading performed in 2017 at the Vanport Mosaic Festival. This current collaboration brings together the talents of four artists Chisao Hata, Heath Hyun, Ken Yoshikawa and Jenna Yokoyama. Each has explored what it means to be Asian American in today’s landscape, and the historical impact and complexities on forming identities in America.

$15 General Admission, $10 Students/Seniors
Limited Seating — RSVP recommended
Run time: 90 minutes

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Jun
2
6:00 PM18:00

Confluence Story Gathering: Native Voices Along The Columbia River

Cerimon House — 5131 NE 23rd Ave

Confluence Story Gatherings are designed to elevate Indigenous voices in our collective understanding of place, specifically the Columbia River system. Join distinguished guest speakers; Carol Craig (Yakama) Yakama Reporter, James Holt (Nez Perce), Director of Confluence Environmental Center, and Woodrow Hunt (Cherokee, Klamath) Filmmaker, founder of Tule Films, for video segments of interviews with Tribal elders and culture bearers sharing personal connections to place and move into conversation exploring legacies of displacement, survivance and self-determination.

$10 suggested contribution 
Limited Seating—RSVP recommended

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Jun
2
3:00 PM15:00

Gambatte: An American Legacy

Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center — 5340 N Interstate Ave

Through theatre, dance, music and historical documentation, this 90-minute performance evolved from an original reading performed in 2017 at the Vanport Mosaic Festival. This current collaboration brings together the talents of four artists Chisao Hata, Heath Hyun, Ken Yoshikawa and Jenna Yokoyama. Each has explored what it means to be Asian American in today’s landscape, and the historical impact and complexities on forming identities in America.

$15 General Admission, $10 Students/Seniors
Limited Seating — RSVP recommended
Run time: 90 minutes

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Jun
2
11:00 AM11:00

Artworks of Henk Pander: Building Memories

Cerimon House — 5131 NE 23rd Ave

Originally from the Netherlands, Henk Pander was a child during WWII. Since immigrating to the PNW in 1965, he has become one of the region’s most renowned artists. This series of large format watercolors about the Vanport Flood and Nazi-occupied Amsterdam invites us to reflect on the invisible histories held by buildings, streets, and empty places. What is the danger of forgetting?

THIS EVENT IS FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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Jun
1
5:00 PM17:00

Gambatte: An American Legacy

  • Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center (map)
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Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center — 5340 N Interstate Ave

Through theatre, dance, music and historical documentation, this 90-minute performance evolved from an original reading performed in 2017 at the Vanport Mosaic Festival. This current collaboration brings together the talents of four artists Chisao Hata, Heath Hyun, Ken Yoshikawa and Jenna Yokoyama. Each has explored what it means to be Asian American in today’s landscape, and the historical impact and complexities on forming identities in America.

$15 General Admission, $10 Students/Seniors
Limited Seating — RSVP recommended
Run time: 90 minutes

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Jun
1
4:00 PM16:00

Vanport Resident Private Reunion

For the fourth year, the Vanport Mosaic invites Vanport former residents to share a meal and their memories at a private reunion. During the event, we will conduct a Story Harvest, recording oral histories and digitizing photos, as part of our on-going preservation efforts.

THIS IS A PRIVATE EVENT
For more info, contact Velynn Brown velynnbrown@gmail.com 971-570-3589

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Jun
1
3:00 PM15:00

Gambatte: An American Legacy

  • Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center — 5340 N Interstate Ave

Through theatre, dance, music and historical documentation, this 90-minute performance evolved from an original reading performed in 2017 at the Vanport Mosaic Festival. This current collaboration brings together the talents of four artists Chisao Hata, Heath Hyun, Ken Yoshikawa and Jenna Yokoyama. Each has explored what it means to be Asian American in today’s landscape, and the historical impact and complexities on forming identities in America.

$15 General Admission, $10 Students/Seniors
Limited Seating — RSVP recommended
Run time: 90 minutes

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Jun
1
11:00 AM11:00

Artworks of Henk Pander: Building Memories

Cerimon House — 5131 NE 23rd Ave

Originally from the Netherlands, Henk Pander was a child during WWII. Since immigrating to the PNW in 1965,  he has become one of the region’s most renowned artists. This series of large format watercolors about the Vanport Flood and Nazi-occupied Amsterdam invites us to reflect on the invisible histories held by buildings, streets, and empty places. What is the danger of forgetting?

THIS EVENT IS FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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May
31
7:00 PM19:00

Divided States: the 2017 MAX Train Attack

Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center — 5340 N Interstate Ave

May 26, 2017 a white supremacist fatally stabbed two people and injured a third, after he was confronted for shouting racist and anti-Muslim slurs at two teenage girls on a MAX Light Rail train in Portland. This documentary screening commemorates the 2-year anniversary of this tragedy. Teenagers in the I Am M.O.R.E. program facilitated by S. Renee Mitchell will explore the role of storytelling in strengthening resiliency, mattering and belonging.

In collaboration with The No Hate Zone

$5 suggested donation
Limited Seating — RSVP recommended

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May
31
5:00 PM17:00

Artworks of Henk Pander: Building Memories

Cerimon House — 5131 NE 23rd Ave

Originally from the Netherlands, Henk Pander was a child during WWII. Since immigrating to the PNW in 1965,  he has become one of the region’s most renowned artists. This series of large format watercolors about the Vanport Flood and Nazi-occupied Amsterdam invites us to reflect on the invisible histories held by buildings, streets, and empty places. What is the danger of forgetting?

THIS EVENT IS FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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May
30
7:00 PM19:00

Transforming Hate: Mulugeta Seraw’s Legacy

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Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center — 5340 N Interstate Ave

Thirty years ago Mulugeta Seraw, an Ethiopian immigrant, was beaten to death by three white supremacists, we honor his legacy with a short doc about his life and death. Join us to hear his story, and learn from special guests about how we can respond to hate today, as individuals and as community.

$5 suggested donation
Limited Seating — RSVP recommended

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May
30
5:00 PM17:00

Artworks of Henk Pander: Building Memories

Cerimon House — 5131 NE 23rd Ave

Originally from the Netherlands, Henk Pander was a child during WWII. Since immigrating to the PNW in 1965, he has become one of the region’s most renowned artists. This series of large format watercolors about the Vanport Flood and Nazi-occupied Amsterdam invites us to reflect on the invisible histories held by buildings, streets, and empty places. What is the danger of forgetting?

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May
29
7:00 PM19:00

Gathering Hope: A Story Swap

Cerimon House — 5131 NE 23rd Ave

Join us for an inspiring evening of live storytelling to spark hope and action. Learn from the experiences of those who survive and resist hate, bigotry, and racism. Storyteller Cassandra Sagan will be working with community members who are targets of “othering” because of their religion, race, class, disability, sexual orientation to polish their stories for sharing. Come and be inspired by the stories of Iman Abdi, Sam Sacs, Liza Jensen. and Tom Gevurtz. You can share a 5-min story during the open mic segment.

A collaboration between The Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education and The Vanport Mosaic

$5 suggested contribution 
Limited Seating — RSVP recommended

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May
29
5:00 PM17:00

Artworks of Henk Pander: Building Memories

Cerimon House — 5131 NE 23rd Ave

Originally from the Netherlands, Henk Pander was a child during WWII. Since immigrating to the PNW in 1965, he has become one of the region’s most renowned artists. This series of large format watercolors about the Vanport Flood and Nazi-occupied Amsterdam invites us to reflect on the invisible histories held by buildings, streets, and empty places. What is the danger of forgetting?

THIS EVENT IS FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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May
28
6:00 PM18:00

Jefferson High School Legacy

North Portland Library — 512 N Killingsworth St

Join us in celebrating the Jefferson High School Legacy Project, a collaborative oral history project between the Jefferson librarian and a US History class that captures the high school experience of Jefferson alumni from a variety of decades through recorded student-led interviews.  Listen to each five minute interview and meet the student and alumni participants.

THIS EVENT IS FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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May
28
5:00 PM17:00

Artworks of Henk Pander: Building Memories

Cerimon House — 5131 NE 23rd Ave

Originally from the Netherlands, Henk Pander was a child during WWII. Since immigrating to the PNW in 1965, he has become one of the region’s most renowned artists. This series of large format watercolors about the Vanport Flood and Nazi-occupied Amsterdam invites us to reflect on the invisible histories held by buildings, streets, and empty places. What is the danger of forgetting?

THIS EVENT IS FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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May
28
1:00 PM13:00

Power to The People: Black Panther Party Legacy Tour of Albina

NECN — 4815 NE 7th Ave

Join Kent Ford, founder of Portland's chapter of the '60s-era black empowerment organization, for a walking tour in NE Portland. Listen to his personal memories of revolutionary activism and community service, and be inspired for today’s fight for change.

Start: Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods
End: Matt Dishman Center

Tickets are $10 — RSVP Recommended

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May
27
2:00 PM14:00

Through Darcelle’s Eyes

EXPO Center Hall A — 2060 N Marine Dr

An immersive 360 documentary to experience the life and journey of Walter Cole, aka Darcelle XV, the oldest living and performing drag queen in the West Coast. This legendary performer (now 88!) braved discrimination and never back down.⁣ This 20-minute story is experienced individually by wearing VR headsets available throughout the day at the Memory Activism Fair.

Included in the $5 Vanport Spirit Pass
Part of the Spirit of Vanport Lives On Day at EXPO

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