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About Just out. (Portland, OR) 1983-2013 | View Entire Issue (March 30, 1984)
A benefit for the Cascade AIDS Project
begins at 8 p.m. at Ju d y’s, 15th and NE
broadway. Two shows, one at 8 and one
at 10 p.m., will feature a 60s theme,
including "lip synching, by Rosy Waters,
the reigning Empress, Miss Oregon and
Linda Lee. Harrison Pierce will perform a
one-act play currently running off-
Broadway in New York between the two
shows. An AIDS Foundation spokesperson
will speak on the latest medical informa
tion on AIDS. $3 cover charge.
W illiam Shakespeare's "problem com
edy," All's Well that Ends Well, shows Thurs
days through Saturdays at 8 p.m. through
April 28 The New Rose Th e a tre ’s pro
duction is directed by Peter Fomara. This
rarely produced Shakespearean work
portrays the traditional theme of good vs.
evil. Tickets are $8 and are available
through any of the six TicketLink outlets in
the Portland area. Call 227-4080.
Spicy, saucy Sister Tomato stirs it up at
Ju d y ’s, Broadway and NE 15th, from 8:30
to 11:30 p.m. The all-woman band fea
tures swing, hot jazz, blues and originals.
Signed for the hearing impaired. Be there
or be ketchup! Cover charge $2.50.
W in d flre , a lesbian, gay and bisexual
support group, meets at 2:30 p.m. in Old
Wives' Tales banquet/meting room, 1300
The G re a te r Po rtla n d A rea C itize ns
P a rty w ill hold a general meeting from 4
to 6 p.m. at the PACT Senior Center, Divi
sion and SE 35th. The gathering will ad-
Alice Philips and Barbara Turrill perform
Womenfolk music at Judy's. Friday,
dress "The Citizens party: 1984 and
Beyond," including discussion of local
races, a Jackson campaign update, is
sues and initiative and chapter officer
elections. Refreshments will be available.
Child care can be arranged by calling
Doric W ilson's dark comedy, The West
Street Gang shows at 8 p.m. Tuesdays and
Wednesdays at J R ’* C e ll, 300 NW 10th at
Everett. Directed by Brown McDonald, the
award winning satire concerns the
patrons of a gay bar under siege from a
gang of fag bashers. Tickets are $5 at the
P o rtla n d A rt Museum presents "W ild
Beauty," photography of the Columbia
River Gorge from 1865 to 1915. The exhibi
tion runs through May 6 at the museum,
1219 SW Park Avenue.
G ay M ales Tog ether (GMT) meet at
7 :30 p.m. at the Portland State University
Smith Center, room 229, to discuss issues
important to gay men.
W ho kille d Karen Sllkw o od ? Ada
Sanchez, former national coordinator of
Supporters of Silkwood, will speak about
"Silkw ood, the Sequel" at 7 :30 p.m. at the
Methodist Church at 1838 SW Jefferson.
Issues of wiretapping, surveillance,
plutonium smuggling, conspiracy and
coverup which were not addressed in the
recent court decision and movie will be
discussed. An optional $1.50 donation for
support of Silkwood education work in the
Northwest is requested.
The Bluegrass Cardinals play hard-
driving traditional blue-grass, but their
p sweet and sophisticated vocal arrange-
:g ments set them apart. They have won
£ laurels for their lively syncopated three-
| voice harmonies and their superb handl-
2 ing of gospel tunes. In addition, their de-
^ velopment of original songs has made
0 them the most important band on the
| contemporary scene for introducing new
1 bluegrass material into the repertoire.
Tickets w ill be on sale at the door for
$5.00, $4.50 for Oregon Bluegrass Associ
ation members; $2.50 for seniors; and
children under 12 are admitted free.
Gheorghe Zamfir performs April 5.
Barbara Turrill and Alice Phillips from
Eugene, Oregon, will be performing Fri
day, April 6, at Jud y’s, 1431 NE Broadway,
at 8:30 p.m.
Turrill and Phillips play original folk
songs that reflect women's lives by com
bining personal experience with political
perspective. In the style of the old time
troubadours, they mesh steady electric
bass rhythms, fine guitar picking and
strong vocal harmonies to create an ex
citing range of moods and messages.
Don't miss this performance of original
feminist folk songs and theater. Cover
$2.00-$5.00 (sliding scale).
CYGNUS X-1, a new women's band
featuring Naomi Littlebear Morena,
performs at 8:30 p.m. at the M e tro p o li
ta n Com m unity C hurch, NE 24th and
Broadway. Naomi's music is well-known
locally, as performed by the Izquierda En
semble. Her song Like A Mountain (You
Can’t Kill the Spiht). has become the an
them of the international peace
movement and proceeds from the con
cert w ill help fund Naomi's European tour.
The concert will also include music from
Naomi's rock opera. Survivors. Tickets are
available at the door on a sliding scale of
$5 or $6. A women-only performance will
be held Saturday at 8 :30 at MCC. MCC is
Just Out, March 30-April 13