KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR
TUESDAY June 16 2009
This is the community calendar for Tuesday June 16 2009
The National Lawyers Guild, the ACLU of Oregon and the the Oregon Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society are sponsoring an evening seminar entitled "Civil Liberties Under the Obama Administration: Are We Still at Risk?" at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, June 17, 2009. The event is free and will be held at the Portland State University Urban Center's Second Floor Gallery, 506 SW Mill. The seminar will cover continuing issues of race, preventive detention, the Obama administration's plans for Guantanamo detainees, and ethnic and religious profiling. 2:59 minutes (2.74 MB)
Dancer Linda Austin of Performance Works NW and Novelist Lisa See
On Stage and Studio, Host Dmae Roberts talks with dancers Linda Austin, Anne Furfey and Teresa Mathern about their upcoming weekend show The Portland Project at Performance Works NW And in the second part of the show, Novelist Lisa See talks about "Shanghai Girls" her new book.
The new award-winning documentary film "The Garden" opens at the Hollywood Theatre this week. The film follows the inspiring struggle of a large, vibrant community garden in South Central Los Angeles, which arose as a place of healing after the L.A. Riots in 1992. A backroom deal between the city and a land developer threatens to close the garden. "The Garden" tells the story of mostly Latin American immigrants who organized and fought back. Toni Tabora-Roberts spoke with Julie Bergman Sender, one of the Executive Producers, and Vivianne Nacif, a Co-Producer, about the film.
Portland artist Arnold Pander has teamed up with Brother Jacob to create projects as diverse as nightclub murals and erotic short films shot in infrared. The Pander Brothers' latest releases are the independent film Selfless, an identity theft-themed thriller with an existential twist, as well as the self-published graphic novel Tasty Bullet, about an energy drink with strangely alluring properties.