And for other children and adults like her
In high school she became part of the solution. She became an advocate for transgender youth, who suffer discrimination and violence at alarming rates.
King and other weekly markets coming on line
Springtime heralds the opening of Portland Farmers Market’s across the city and that means four neighborhood weekly markets are coming on line for the season.
Viewing party set up at Rose Quarter
A surprise trip to the NBA Western Conference Finals has Blazermania in overdrive.
The Evolve Experience is a new performance experience, featuring works by African Americans and a diverse group of artists who make completing statements about the complexities of racial profiling from individual, community and law enforcement perspectives.
Decommissioning & Road Repair ITB
Also backs street response proposal by Hardesty
Albina Vision would receive $75,000 under Wheeler’s proposal, for outreach—also a new item. The diverse group of backers of Albina Vision previously gained the support of the mayor and Metro Council President Lynn Peterson.
A disregard for the humanity of students
To date, no campus has banned any form of Trump paraphernalia, nor has any college persecuted a student for wearing pro-Trump symbols. College campuses routinely host conservative speakers: Cornell hosted Dick Cheney, while the University of Baltimore had Betsy DeVos speak at their commencement ceremony, among other examples.
The bill includes Balanchine’s iconic Serenade, the elegant and beautiful Swan Lake Act II, Tom Gold’s energetic Festival Russe, the visually stunning Rip/Tide by the founders of BodyVox, and Quinary, a brand new work by Portland Ballet Master Jason Davis.
Student leaders tackle systemic racism
First place winner Jack Hill of Westview High School wrote about the inequities of providing housing for people who face economic hardships and discrimination, maintaining his own determination to overcome obstacles.
The event hopes to inspire a new generation of tradeswomen to pursue the many apprenticeships and job openings in the construction industry from local companies and organizations
May vote a choice for school board direction
For the first time in a more than a decade, a black member of the community is poised to be represented on the seven-member Portland School Board.
Clarke calls for holistic, new approach
Clarke has traversed a personal and winding path that led her to becoming an advocate for education, a goal she calls her life dream.
DePass has deep roots to community
DePass said she knows from personal experience the plight of surviving in a low-income upbringing and the disruptions that situation causes for learning.
Willie Kemp Jr.
Willie Kemp Jr., a resident of Portland since the 1970s was originally from Flint, Mich. He was an 18 wheeler truck driver for Portland General Electric for 40 years.
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Standout vocalist and multi-instrumentalist MorMor (Seth Nyquist) will delight audiences with his falsetto sound and own brand of R&B and pop music when he performs in Portland, Thursday, May 2 at the Holocene, 1001 S.E. Morrison. The Toronto music star is winning accolades with a new single and critically-acclaimed debut EP.
Lady Day was a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo. Above all, she was admired all over the world for her deeply personal and intimate approach to singing.
“He’s a brilliant mind bringing innovation to the music and at the same time he’s creating a safe place for young talent to develop and grow,” said renowned trumpeter and bandleader Terence Blanchard.
The Oregon Senate last week unanimously voted to curtail some of the policing authority from security officers hired to patrol college campuses.
The story of a young man born half-human and half-Greek god takes center stage in "The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical," starring Chris McCarrell and James Hayden Rodriguez.