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About Just out. (Portland, OR) 1983-2013 | View Entire Issue (March 2, 1984)
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Curse of the Starving Class has pro
ven so popular with Portland theatre
goers that two additional performances
have been scheduled at the Portland Art
Museum's Berg-Swann Auditorium.
Curse of the Starving Class will be
performed at 8 p.m. tonight and tomor
row night only. Reserved seating tickets
may be obtained at all Ticketlink loca
tions. Phone 22 7-4080.
In the Attic o f the House and The Day
I D on’t Remember are two plays based
on short stories by lesbian author Jane
Rule. The plays are a thesis production
directed by V. Jesse Chipps and star
Sarah Buff, Susan Davis, Ruth Kennedy
and Holly O'Neil.
Playing at the Reed College Theatre,
3203 SE Woodstock. Admission is
$1.50, $1 for the Reed College Com
munity. For reservations call 774-7284.
Local artist Seth Thompson is fea
tured in the first exhibit of his original
paintings through March 21 at Augen
Galleries, 619 SW Tenth. Thompson's
large-scale, acrylic on canvas paintings
depict interiors and landscapes, often
dealing with significant objects and
spaces between objects. The artist de
scribes the spaces as "emptiness filled
The Runner Stum bles plays at 8 p.m.
Thursdays through Saturdays in the
Portland Civic Theatre's Blue Room,
1530 SW Yamhill. This provocative
mystery, by Milan Stitt, is based on an
actual 1911 case in which a young
Catholic priest was tried for murdering a
Directed by Bill Dobson, The Runner
Stum bles w ill run through March 24.
Tickets are $6.50 at the door, students
and seniors $5.50.
Theresa Demarest performs at 8:30
p.m. at Ju d y's, 15th and NE Broadway.
$1 cover charge.
Sum us The a tre Ensem ble produces
Artichoke, a play by Joanna Glass, at 8
p.m. beginning March 2 and 3 and show
ing on select dates through March at the
Bonneville Power Auditorium,«1002 NE
The play provides a glimpse into the
lives of a Canadian family coming to
grips with a long standing internal crisis.
Tickets are $7. $5 for students and
seniors at all Ticketlink locations. Group
rates are available. Call 227-4080.
African master drummer/vocalist/
composer Obo Addy and his group
Kukrudu w ill be joined by the Aveeno
Dance Troupe for a dance concert and
African art presentation at the Pine
Street Theater, SE 9th and Main at 8
Addy has recently returned from a six-
week journey to his native Ghana. He
will be sharing new musical composi
tions and the latest additions to his Afri
can art, tapestry and musical instrument
Tickets are $6 in advance and $7 at
the door, available at Artichoke Music,
all B.A.S.S./Meier & Frank outlets and
Jane Howard, performer of songs
and other stuff, will be at Ju d y’s tonight
at 9 p.m.
Alive! March 16. L to R — rhiannon, Janet Small, Barbara Borden, Stacy Rowles,
and Susanne Vincenza.
W indfire presents Darcelle XV in a
benefit show Sunday, March 4th, featur
ing a variety of local talent. Showtime is
4 p.m. at 208 NW 3rd Ave. Tickets are
$3.50 and are available at The City
Nightclub, Forward Gear, The Store and
A Woman's Place Bookstore. Windfire is
a rap group for lesbian, gay and bisexual
youth. This discussion, support and so
cial group meets every Saturday at 2:30
p.m. in the Old Wives Tales banquet/
meeting room at 1300 E. Burnside. Pro
ceeds from the benefit w ill go toward
group projects, outreach and publicity
and toward an Emergency Assistance
Fund. Those attending must be 18 or
M usica Femina, flute-guitar duo of
K ris ta r Aspen and Janna MacAuslan,
w ill present a concert/informance on
Sunday, March 4, at 3 p.m., at Portland
State University, 75 Lincoln Hall. The
program features works by women com
posers from 1700 to 1980, and is spon
sored by the PSU Women's Union and
Women's Studies Department as part of
their Women's History Week Celebration.
Jerri Allyn presents a slide lecture of
Sisters o f Survival Anti-nuclear art at
the Berg-Swann Auditorium at the Port
land Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave.
The show is free to the public.
Jerri Allyn is a member of the perform
ance art group Sisters of Survival
(S.O.S.), which recently completed a
tour of Western Europe where they net
worked with artists and activists on the
issue of nuclear proliferation. This pre
sentation consists of over 150 slides of
anti-nuclear artworks by North
American and Western Europeans col
lected over the past two years as well as
documentation of the Sisters of Survi
va l's performance and graphic art.
Sisters of Survival was founded in
1981 by Jerri Allyn, Nancy Angelo, Anne
Gauldin, Cheri Gaulke and Sue May
berry. In May 1982, in collaboration with
Marguerite Elliot, they staged a public
action in front of Los Angeles City Hall
and the U.S. Federal Building to drama
tize the absurdity of the Reagan Admin
istration's civil defense plan for nuclear
war. The performance, entitled "Shovel
Defense," inspired media coverage on 16
television and radio stations and in 22
newspapers and magazines.
This program is sponsored by the
Pacific Northwest College of Art.
Kids & Drugs is the title of the fifth
program in Good Samaritan Hospital &
Medical Center's monthly educational
series on The Disease of Alcoholism to
be held Tuesday, March 6,7:30-9:00 p.m.
in the Nursng Education Building Audi
torium, 2255 N.W. Northrup St. These
ongoing alcoholism education and sup
port sessions are open to anyone want
ing to team more about the disease. All
sessions are free.
For additional information or to obtain
a schedule of the series call 229-7561.
The West Street Gang, Doric Wilson's
dark comedy, plays at 8 p.m. Tuesdays
and Wednesdays at JR's Cell, 300 NW
10th. Tickets are $5 at the door.
Produced by Jim Gambrel I and dir
ected by Brown McDonald, the award
winning satire depicts patrons of a gay
bar under siege by a gang of fag bashers.
Love Novellas is an art performance by
Jerri Allyn at 8 p.m. at the Berg-Swann
Auditorium of the Portland Art Museum,
1219 SW Park. Tickets are available at
the door for $4. See Just Entertainment
for more information.
Augen G alleries opens an exhibition
of etchings by Dutch master Rembrandt
Van Rijn with a reception from 5:30 to
7 :30 p.m. at the Galleries. 619 SW 10th.
Refreshments will be available and the
public is welcome. The exhibition runs
though March 31.
HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN S DAY!!!
Lesbian & Gay Pride 1984 Com
munity Planning Meeting. Input is
needed in the following areas: Commun
ity Outreach, Finance/Accounting, Spe
cial Events/Speakers, Fundraising.
March and Rally, Monitors/Security, Gay
Care, Publicity. Meeting is March 8,7:30
p.m., NW Service Center Auditorium.
1819 NW Everett. Childcare/wheelchair
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Pierre Bensusan w ill appear in concert at
the Old Church, 11th and SW Clay at 8
p m. A highly regarded artist in Europe,
Ju st O ut, March 2-March 16