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  • Buckman August 14

    By Susan Lindsay   The 5th Annual Buckman Picnic in the Park will be held, Sunday, August 10,...

  • Montavilla August 14

    By Joanna Beatty   Montavilla is gearing up to celebrate National Night Out (NNO) in our neighborhood. ...

  • Richmond August 14

    By Callie Jones   The Richmond Neighborhood Association (www.richmondpdx.org) held its monthly...

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Buckman August 14

By Susan Lindsay   The 5th Annual Buckman Picnic in the Park will be held, Sunday, August 10, from  4-8 pm at Colonel Summers Park, SE 17th and Taylor St. Our neighborhood picnic, coordinated in conjunction with National Night Out week has a free BBQ meal, kid’s activities and bouncy [...]

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Montavilla August 14

By Joanna Beatty   Montavilla is gearing up to celebrate National Night Out (NNO) in our neighborhood.  Nationally, NNO strives to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. This is a great way to get to know your neighbors – to shake hands and share ideas. [...]

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Richmond August 14

By Callie Jones   The Richmond Neighborhood Association (www.richmondpdx.org) held its monthly meeting July 14 at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd & Woodward St. Meetings are held the 7-9 pm, the 2nd Monday of each month in the basement (use the side door near the parking lot). We are [...]

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North Tabor August 14

By Dana Savole   North Tabor based CURBS (Citizen’s United Rebuilding Burnside Safely) has been hard at work focusing on making the neighborhood safer for all modes of travel. Through the high crash corridor program data, it was determined that Burnside east of 47th is a good candidate for a [...]

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Kerns August 14

By Heather Waisanen   There’s no Kerns Neighborhood Association meeting this month. Next one is Sept. 17. Instead we are throwing our annual National Night Out picnic and invite our neighbors to join us for food, music and fun. The picnic is Tuesday, August 5 from 6 pm – dark [...]

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First Montavilla Jazz Fest a doozy

Montavilla Jazz Festival premieres a two-day new music extravaganza Saturday and Sunday August 16 and 17. Thirteen Portland-based jazz groups and their very original music are featured in this continuous exploration of the new frontiers of improvisation. Post5 Theatre at Milepost 5, 850 NE 81st Ave. is the hostspace for [...]

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Celebrate KBOO’s 45 years with an expanded “Woodstock” and “Jazz on a Summer’s” Day films

Clinton Street Theater is the oldest continuously-operating movie theater in the northwest and one of the longest-running theaters in the country. Offering truly independent film and championing a variety of live events from music to modern dance, CST also offers their venue as a community space for nonprofits and local [...]

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SE performance artist takes Billie to Paris

After years of art shows, traveling and street performing, SE resident and now world traveler Karla Mi Lugo celebrates her last west coast performance before heading to Europe with an original one woman show, Billie Holiday Impersonator, presented Saturday August 16 at Floyd’s Coffee, 118 NW Couch St. A simultaneous [...]

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Got a match?

Got a match?

This piece is by Jenifer Renzel. Art made with matches, matchbooks and matchboxes is the theme of a new group show with eight artists at Gallery 6 PDX through August 31. 131 NE 6th Ave.. 503.206.7280. Hours: Fri.-Sun. Noon – 5 pm.

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Hat’s off to Bud!

Hat’s off to Bud!

Bud Breithaupt is 75 years young and his densely-layered hats and jackets are his art and part of his everyday wardrobe. A self-taught artist, and a man of research, warmth, and intrigue, he is also an ardent socio-political critic. Every hat tells a tale of a journey: of wars gone [...]

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