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Good in the Hood Canceled

“It is with heavy hearts that the Good in the Hood Board has decided to cancel this year's festival scheduled ...

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World Dance and Jazz Great Dies

Manu Dibango, who fused African rhythms with funk to become one of the most influential musicians in world dance music, ...

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First Black Forest Supervisor Writes Memoir

Through perseverance, hard work and smarts, Portland woman ascended and became the first African American woman to be named a ...

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Champions Barbershop Opens at PSU

Locally-owned Champions Barbershop has opened a third location at 1430 S.W. Park Ave. in the South Park Blocks on the ...

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PassinArt Play 'Seven Guitars' Canceled

Passinart said they made the decision to cancel the production to ensure the safety and health of the public, artists, ...

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Final Days of PIFF Canceled

Online viewing an option after festival canceled

Scores of International Films to See

The 43rd Portland International Film Festival (PIFF) opens Friday, March 6, and runs through March 15. The festival runs a ...

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Exploring Life at the Margins

Theater in Portland this past weekend saw the opening of two terrific co-productions by important American women playwrights exploring questions ...

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Actor Stars in Films on Gun Violence

Portland actor and producer is celebrates completion of "Saving District,” a short film about school shootings in America, and he ...

Far Better Films than the Oscar Nominated

The nihilistic "Joker" and Quentin Tarentino's bit of Hollywood narcissism top the list of this year's Oscar nominees.

We Had Jazz

The golden age of Portland jazz, black culture and entrepreneurship came to an end with Urban Renewal and the construction ...

Jazz Violinist of Her Generation

The Metropolitan Youth Symphony is bringing jazz virtuoso Regina Carter to Portland to front composer David Schiff’s jazz violin concerto ...

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Brisk, Funny ‘Mean Girls’ Tackles Skin Color

What makes teenagers so exasperating to live with, and such fascinating story subjects, is that they reflect back to us ...

From the African Perspective

The Cascade Festival of African Films, presented by Portland Community College, is celebrating its 30th anniversary as the longest-running African ...

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On Love, History and Bullying

Three short theatrical readings that focus on love, history and bullying by local writer, author, and playwright S. Renee Mitchell.