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Community Calendar, WEDNESDAY, April 7, 2010

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Wed, 04/07/2010

WEDNESDAY, April 7, 2010

This is Kellyn with your COMMUNITY CALENDAR for WEDNESDAY, April 7, 2010.

Join Women of Wisdom, or W.O.W., this evening from 4-7pm for group counseling sessions and peer support for women living with HIV/AIDS. W.O.W. focuses on health and wellness activities, encourages peer support, and provides childcare for the women in group. Meals provided. This event is located at the Quest Center for Integrative Health at 2901 East Burnside Street. To register, call Dayna Morrison at 503.238.5203, extension 119. You can also email info@quest-center.org.

2:44 minutes (2.51 MB)

Food Show on 04/21/10

Food Show
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Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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IACP; Kim Severson in-studio with new memoir Spoon Fed; Kamal Mouzawak says "make falafel, not war."

One thousand food pros descend on Portland this week for the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) annual conference. Conference chair Ken Rubin and IACP President Scott Givot fill us in on this "who's who" of gourmet events.

1700 soldiers obtain discharges with aid of Elizabeth Stinson, military trauma therapist

Recovery Zone
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Wed, 03/24/2010

Host Stephanie Potter talks with Portland resident Elizabeth Stinson about her work as a military trauma therapist. Stinson uses her expertise with military regulations and her counseling and diplomacy skills to advise soldiers and their families on their options for obtaining administrative discharges from the military. So far Elizabeth has succeeded in helping some 1700 soldiers to leave the military.

30:08 minutes (13.8 MB)

A Deeper Look on 04/08/10

A Deeper Look
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Thu, 04/08/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Interview wiith Lisa J Shannon founder of Run For Congo Women

 Running for Women in the Congo:

Interview with Portland author and activist  Lisa J. Shannon on her new book  A Thousand Sisters: My Journey Into The Worst Place On Earth To Be A Woman. Lisa Shannon saw an episode of the Oprah show about the plight of women in the Congo. Women who were driven from their villages by a variety of warring armies have lost family members and faced rape and torture. That show changed her life forever and turned her into an activist to support the displaced women of the Congo.


The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 03/30/10

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Tue, 03/30/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Blogger Chip Ward from TomDispatch.com joins Abe and Joe for a closer look at the Tea Party.

For a few generations now, White Guys in America have been hearing footsteps -- female and nonwhite footsteps advancing relentlessly on the White Guys' exclusive clubhouse. This sense of creeping white unease has manifested itself in various ways over the years -- Nixon-era "states' rights," Reagan's crusade against "welfare moms," anti-immigrationism, and on and on -- and been skillfully exploited by leaders on the religious and political right.

Recent events, though, have thrown the White Guys into a full-blown, potentially violent panic. It began when Barack Obama's election appeared imminent, and reached a head with the passage of health care reform legislation. And this panic has a name -- the Tea Party.

 So what's it really about? And what if they took over? Blogger Chip Ward from TomDispatch.com joins Abe and Joe for a closer look at what's eating at the Tea Partiers, and postulate on what the world would be like were the Tea Party to gain ascendancy.

March 29 Old Mole Variety Hour

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Mon, 03/29/2010


Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this program deals with the role of the peace movement in preventing nuclear war, the new wave of sex abuse cases in the Catholic Church, the Obama administration's version of No Child Left Behind; and Jean Thompson's short story collection Throws Like a Girl.

56:04 minutes (32.08 MB)

Book Mole: "Throws Like a Girl"

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Mon, 03/29/2010

 Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Throws Like a Girl by Jean Thompson.   It's a great collection of stories about urban characters who sometimes feel "as if there were a pinhole at the bottom of the world and all the best things were leaking out of it."

For more of Larry's reviews, click here.  

7:39 minutes (4.38 MB)

Out Loud on 03/31/10

Out Loud
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Wed, 03/31/2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Lambda Literary Award Finalist LGBT Authors
Tune in Tuesday, March 31st as OutLoud host Carla talks with local Lambda Literary Award finalists including Curve magazine Editor-in-Chief and B6 burlesque dancer, Diane Anderson-Minshall, author of the erotic thriller, Punishment With Kisses. They will be joined by several contributors to the anthology Portland Queer: Tales from the Rose City, including KBOO’ Gender Blender co-host Jacob Anderson-Minshall, Dexter Flowers, and Wayne Gregory. Portland Queer, edited by Ariel Gore is also a Lambda finalist (albeit in another category). Other authors represented in the anthology include Marc Acito and Tom Spanbauer.

Speaking of Spanbauer, the author of Now is the Hour, will be a featured author at the next QLiterati!

Voices from the Edge on 3-25-2010

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Thu, 03/25/2010

This fall, Portlanders will decide whether to continue their experiment with voter-owned elections. The question becomes more relevant in the wake of Citzens United vs. Federal Elections Commission, a recent Supreme Court ruling that removed bans on corporate campaign spending. This week, Jo Ann and Dave talk with Common Cause Oregon's Janice Thompson about the upcoming referendum on voter-owned elections and what else needs to be done to fix our ailing electoral process.

49:57 minutes (45.73 MB)
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