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About Just out. (Portland, OR) 1983-2013 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 3, 1984)
Some would say the difference be
tween yogurt and Portland is that yogurt
has an active culture. Not true! The a tre is
alive and well with many productions to
choose from. See Friday the 3rd for more
Beginning at 7 :30 pm the PSU Film
C om m ittee presents two film s which
explore the themes of black culture and
history as part of a film series recognizing
Black History Month. (See Friday 3 for more
information.) Admission is free Black at
Yale is based on the question "What does
it mean to be a black student at Yale?"
The answers are thoughtful, startling and
illuminating. Street Comer Stories is a
tough, unsentimental and relevant look
at the American black storytelling tradi
tion and the blues sensibility that has
helped to shape it.
FACE THE IMMINENT DESTRUCTION OF
ATLANTIS! The story of twin daughters, one
a mute, one an oracle, and a prince
whose lives become entwined in a power
struggle with the royal family of Atlantis. A
story of love as told by The Bulldancer,
(Colleen Conroy) through humor, story
telling, drama, and song.
Partially funded by the Metropolitan
Tickets are available by reservation or
at the door. Champagne opening is
February 10,1984 and tickets for the open
ing are $10.00. Performances through
Friday and Saturday admission is $6.00.
Sunday Show is $5.00. $1.00 discount for
senior citizens and students. Theatre doors
open at 7 :30 pm. Curtain at 8 pm all
nights. Call 231-1232 for reservations or
Atlantis, a Portland original by
Melinda E. Pittman premieres February 10,
1984 at The Echo Theatre, located at 1515
SE 37th 8c Hawthorne. 231-1232.
Theresa Demerest plays guitar and
sings folksy-blues at Ju d y’s, 15th and NE
Broadway, at 8:30 pm. Theresa is an ex
tremely talented musician. Don't miss her.
Cover is $1.00.
The G ay Hiking G roup will stroll
Beverly Beach today. If you desire to tag
along, meet at the Ginger Jar restaurant,
9300 SW Barnes Rd at 9 am. (The Ginger
Jar is near St. Vincent's Hospital.) The Gay
Hiking Group is open to everyone. The
group generally car pools on group out
ings. Rider customarily pays 3c per mile.
For more information call Bob 236-1531.
Buffie Johnson Pasiphae I, 1976.
W ln d flre a support/rap group for les
bians and gays under 21 meets at Old
Wives Tales Restaurant 13th and E Bum-
side at 2:30 pm.
Mi mi Weiss belts out jazz at Ju d y’s,
15th and NE Broadway at 9 pm. Cover
2 . 00 .
The NW Him Study C e nter presents
Say Amen, Somebody, George Nieren-
berg's film on gospel music focusing on
Thomas Dorsey and "Mother" W illie Mae
Ford Smith. Shows at 2 pm and 7 pm.
A V alentine’s C e le b ra tio n — Erotica
1984 : An exhibition of Erotic and Sensuous
Art at Northwest Artists Workshop... Erotic
art from around the United States will be
shown at Northwest Artist Workshop, 522
N.W. 12th, from February 14 through March
8,984. Works in this juried show include
drawings, paintings, and photographs as
well as works in glass, clay and textiles.
The opening reception will be held on
Valentines Day, Tuesday, February 14,
from 5-7 pm. Erotic hors d'oeuvres, exotic
drinks, sweets and floral arrangements
w ill be provided for this event by North
west Portland business. It promises to be
an event you won't want to miss.
W om en’s Reading G roup meets the
first Tuesday evening of each month to
discuss selected literature. Call Charlotte
(234-2225) or Eve (288-0028) for further
Jillayne Selfeuid Jay Rcwdall Horenstein in
T h e Royal Family.
Ju*t Out February 3-February 17
G ay M ales Together (GMT) meets to
discuss topics pertinent to gay men at
PSU's Smith Center Room 229 at 7 pm
For Elvis fans the NW Him Study
C e n te r presents An Evening with Elvis at
8 pm, featuring among others, He May
Be Dead, But He's Elvis, John Myhre s
tasteless but hilarious tribute to Elvis and
music merchandisers everywhere.
The NW W om en’s Pho to g ra p hers
meets this evening at Old Wives Tales
Restaurant for support, suggestions, and
networking. New members are always
welcome. If you enjoy photography
come to the meeting at 7:30 pm.
Ja ne H ow ard performs original songs
mixed with comedy at the East Ave.
Tavern at 8 pm.
Com e O ut Com e O ut w hoever you
a re !! Lesbian and Gay Pride '84 to begin
to organize. Meeting this evening at
MCC, 24th and NE Broadway, in the
basement at 7 pm. Everyone is invited!
Come out and make this year's LGP event
Unity and more in 1984.
Drawings by Tee Cortvme from 1981-83
w ill be on exhibit at the Grants Pass
Museum of Art through March 3rd. The
opening celebration w ill be this evening
from 6-9 pm.
Beginning at 7:30 pm the PSU Rim
C om m ittee presents three film s which ex
plore the themes of black culture and
history as part of a film series recognizing
Black History month. (See Friday 3 for more
information.) Admission is free. Syvilla:
They Dance to Her Drum expresses the
life of a rare woman, Syvilla Fort, a first
generation black concert dancer who
made an indelible print on succeeding
generations of dance artists. Spirit
C a tcher: The Art of Betye Saar is a
documentary on assemblage artist Betty
Saar Lorraine Hansberry: The Black Ex
perience in the C reation of Drama is a
portrayal of the life of the woman whose
play Raisin in the Sun earned her the
distinction of being the first black woman