Free admission

Multicultural Film Fest: 2 Americans

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Date: 
Tue, 04/08/2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Media hungry Sheriff Joe Arpaio, of Maricopa County Arizona, is proud of his title “America’s Toughest Sheriff.” Arpaio, in his infamous “Tent City Jail,” houses over 2000 prisoners, requiring them to wear striped uniforms over pink underwear (that they hate) while working in sweltering summer heat chain gangs.   Jail food and health conditions have proven sub-standard as suits pile up against his office.

Facilitator for the evening is Mr. Freddy Trujillo – singer, songwriter, bassist - who, hails from Simi Valley, CA, played with local L.A. acts, re-located to Portland, and released his acclaimed debut solo record Hawks & Highways - the intertwining of Native American and Chicano experiences.  Freddy's newest offering – Amexica –reflects his varied performances of all types of music studied, and written.  In Amexica, Trujillo pays homage to his Mexican heritage – lived and researched – to personal heroes, fallen friends, relationships, and his beloved family.  Mr.
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North Portland Neighborhood Library, 512 N. Killingsworth Street

Visegrad Group PDX Festival

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Sat, 11/09/2013 - 1:00pm - 7:00pm
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To celebrate the 95th anniversary of independence of the Czech, Polish and Hungarian nations this fall. With the one-day festival we share our traditions, history, arts & crafts, as well as national food with our neighbors in Portland.This first annual Visegrad Group PDX Festival will celebrate the heritage of Czech, Polish and Hungarian communities within Multnomah County offering an educational opportunity for neighbors and community members. This festival is free and all are welcome. Organizers: Czech School of Portland Polish Cultural Enrichment Program in collaboration with IQPreschool Bobita Hungarian Language School
This festival is free and all are welcome.

Limited space, preregister at
http://www.czechschoolportland.org/visegradpdx

Festival will offer: rich intercultural program history lesson lively musicby Harold Cafourek & Alfred Novacek Agnieszka Laska Dancers DJ Andrzej Nizinski Chervona band unique international art amazing food and drink (for purchase) welcoming atmosphere free admission Visegrad Group PDX is an independent association of Czech, Hungarian and Polish Saturday schools working together to promote central European cultures in Portland metro area. With our project we acknowledge the mission of the European Visegrad Group founded in 1991 with the idea of mutual support of Poland, Czechoslovakia and Hungary in the transition period from the totalitarian regime towards the democratic societies.
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Polish Hall 3832 N Interstate Ave. Portland, Oregon
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