In Other Words is the only surviving non-profit feminist bookstore in the US, and it was recently featured in the IFC TV series Portlandia. Here the Old Mole's Jan Haaken talks with Nora Barnett, a member of the In Other Words Board about how the store was portrayed and its expanding role in the community.
What's happening in Egypt these days -- and in Tunisia -- is huge. What are the forces that are rising up, and what kind of new government will emerge? Palestinian scholar Bashir Abu-Manneh of Barnard College, who has written on Middle Eastern issues in Z-Space and elsewhere, clarifies matters in this conversation with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.
The 21st Annual Festival of African Films begins this Friday and continues for a month at several venues in Portland. P.C. Peri of the program committee, in conversation with Jan Haaken, previews the festival, which is free to everyone.
Clayton Morgareidge hosts this Membership Drive episode of the Old Mole which includes discussions of what's ahead for the revolutionary events in Egypt; how Portland's feminist bookstore In Other Words featured in the TV series Portlandia; and the coming Festival of African Films.
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