Archive for December, 2012

Montavilla Food Co-op Outreach

The Montavilla Food Co-op is soliciting nominations for it’s first ever Board of Directors!   The MFC is growing fast, gaining members and momentum towards opening a cooperative grocery store in the Montavilla neighborhood. We have reached a membership milestone and are now are seeking to assemble a development board [...]

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New personal growth class

Portland Community College will offer a brand new non-credit class called “The Secret Life of Emotions” at the CLIMB Center for Advancement (1626 SE Water Ave.) on three Tuesday evenings starting January 22nd. Being a late addition to the schedule, the class was not advertised in the printed bulletin. Instead, [...]

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The Holiday Express

The Holiday Express

The 8th annual Holiday Express will run three weekends, starting Friday afternoon, November 30. It will be pulled by the Spokane, Portland & Seattle 700 Nov. 30 – Dec. 2 and by the world-famous Southern Pacific 4449 locomotive Dec 7 – 9 and Dec. 14 -16. These engines are two [...]

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In Natali Domini: Christmas In Bohemia

In Natali Domini: Christmas In Bohemia

…presented Friday, Dec. 21, 7:30 pm, at St. Philip Neri Church, 2408 SE 16th Ave. In Mulieribus, is an eight member women’s vocal ensemble. With a repertoire from Gregorian chant to modern pieces, the main focus is on works written before 1750. This program features works from Codex Speciálník, a [...]

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Division/Clinton December 2012

DCBA Pres.: Darice Robinson email darice@himpress.com Meetings: 3rd Tuesday OHSU Family Medicine at Richmond  7:30 am  3930 SE Division www.divisionclinton.com   Redevelopment of Division Street is still on schedule to start in January and be completed by October 31. Imagine an evenly-paved street! The Oregonian’s Best of 2012 lauded Pok [...]

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Wellness Word December 2012

Editor’s note: Wellness Word is an informational column which is not meant to replace a health care professional’s diagnosis, treatment or medication. Common Injuries To Avoid This Holiday Season Ah, the Holiday season. Not only does it bring about good tidings, but it brings on new and exciting ways for [...]

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North Tabor

    By Melissa Bockwinkel   North Tabor Neighborhood Association will be holding its December board meeting on Wednesday, December 5, at Emilie House, 5520 NE Glisan. North Tabor has elected its new Board members!  Our Board has doubled in size and we are excited about the upcoming year. Current [...]

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A Nineteenth Century Oregon Christmas

A Nineteenth Century Oregon Christmas

Much has changed about Christmas over the years. Most would say for the better, but the good things about earlier times are worth remembering. The church was the central focus of much community life in the village.  The heritage of many Oregon communities was from a New England or Southern [...]

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Short takes…arts news of note December 2012

CHRISTMAS CONCERTS AT ST. ANDREWS CHAPEL, 7617 SE Main St. Two evenings of music each an hour long and free. Ascension Catholic Choir Wednesday, December 12 at 7 pm, Traditional hymns in a choral setting and PDX Vox. Wednesday, December 19, at 7 pm  Pop songs performed with voices playing [...]

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CelloBop meets ‘The General’

CelloBop meets ‘The General’

One of Southeast Portland’s own, cellist Gideon Freudmann enjoys an international reputation for innovative compositions and style of playing. Inspired by the best of classical, modern, jazz, and blues his music is accessible and detailed in its nuance, its sense of humor and complexity. This month he contributes a vivid [...]

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