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About Just out. (Portland, OR) 1983-2013 | View Entire Issue (June 1, 1985)
one-act p la ys directed by Kathay Duff
and starring Sarazan Torelle Jam es, Carol
Steinel, Tilla y Christenson and Kelley
Buried Personalities p la ys six nights
only. June 14,15,21,22,28 and 29 at 8 p.m.
at the Echo Theater, 1515 S.E. 37th Ave. The
Echo Theater is w heelchair accessible.
Tic ke ts are $5.00 at the door. Reservations
are recommended and are a va ila b le by
c a llin g 231-9105.
Suddenly Last Summer, directed by
G ary O 'Brien, plays in the Po rtla nd Civic
Th e a tre Blue Room through June 15. Ten
nessee W illia m s has woven a dram a of
m ounting suspense; a parable of purity
and beauty destroyed by violence and
corruption. Tickets for Suddenly Last
Summer are $7.50 for adults and $6.50 for
students and seniors over 65. Early reser
vations are recommended. C all
226-3048 between noon and 9:00 p m ,
M onday through Saturday, for details.
Diane Green, West C oast Regional
Director of New El Sa lva d o r Today, w ill
be spea king at a Coffee and Dessert re
ception tonight at 7 :30 p.m. at the First
C ongregational Church, 1126 S.W. Park in
Portland. Ms. Green accom panied
Berkeley city m ayor Gus Newport on a
fact-finding tour to El Salvador in March of
this year. The ir visit included traveling in
regions controlled by the rebel forces
fighting against the U.S.-backed govern
ment of El Salvador.
C ontributions and the $3.00 adm ission
w ill benefit developm ent projects
sponsored by N.E.S.T. in El Salvador.
The Northwest Film Study center presents
as part of its Contemporary Women D i
rectors series Old Enough, at 8 p.m. Old
Enough is the story of Lonnie, an adven
turous g irl from an upper-class fam ily, and
Karen, a street g irl from an im m igrant
background who sim ultaneously discover
their sexuality and the inescapable d iffer
ences in their upbringing in a changing
New York neighborhood. Director M arisa
Silv e r won the Grand Prize at the1984 New
York Film Festival for Old Enough.
The Oregon School of A rts and
C ra fts is holding a pottery sa le today
from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday,
June 2nd from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale w ill
include pottery by current O.S.A.C. mem
b e rs and students. A raffle of faculty and
visitin g artist work w ill be held each after
noon at 4 p.m.
Oregon School of Arts and Crafts is
located at 8245 S.W. Barnes Road. For
m ore inform ation ca ll 297-5544.
Portland Ra d ic a l Women sponsors a
forum entitled Defeating Anti-Gay
Bigotry: The Politics of Resistance, on
Sunday, June 16,2:00 p.m. at The Prim ary
Dom ain, 1033 N.W. 16th, Portland. Strate
g ie s for fighting recent attacks on the
M ultnom ah County gay rights ordinance,
and on sim ila r legisla tion in Houston, w ill
be discussed. A ll are welcome. Door do
nation $2.00, low-incom e $1.00. A d e li
cious brunch served before the program
at 1:00 p.m. For inform ation, ca ll:
249-8067, or 249-1710.
7 _________ FRIDAY
M etropolitan Comm unity Church
(MCC) is sponsoring a Peace Storytelling
Festival from 7 :30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Storytellers include Edie Jean Story-
weaver, Ted G illis and Floating Eagle
The Festival hopes to generate interna
tional understanding of m usic and
Echo Thea tre presents its Second An
nual Choreographers’ Showcase Vet
eran choreographers and som e of Port
la n d 's up-and-com ing talent in the field,
d isp la y their work today and tomorrow at
Echo Theatre, 1515 SE 37th Ave. Perform
ance begins at 8:00 p.m. See pieces by
Pat Robinson, Wendy Ham bidge, Caro
lyn Holzm an, Tim Ryan, Jane Ensign, Tish
L illy and Ruby Bums. Tickets are $3.00.
Reservations may be made by ca lling
Le sb ia n & Gay Pride is "A liv e with
Prid e in '8 5 " and we need to ca ll upon
you, the community, to help secure our
rig ht to celebrate. W ith conservative
b a c kla sh, as w ell as recent gains for our
rig hts in the local area, now more than
ever we are striving toward a safe, fun-
fille d week of events from Friday. June 14,
1985-Sunday, June 23.1985.
Anyone interested in becom ing a sec-
urity m onitor must attend the non-violent,
tactical training workshop on Saturday,
June 8,1985. For further inform ation please
ca ll 233-1169.
The Hallelujah Chorus, a com ical sin g
ing group is perform ing at W hite Eagle
C afe and Saloon, 836 N. Russell.
The show w ill feature Max and Many, a
country western duo from downstate
D elaw are with those lewd, ludicrous and
lova b le Snuff Queens as backup group.
C over $2.00. Showtim e 8:30.
KBOO rad io presents American Audio
Prose Series, readings and interviews at
9 :3 0 a.m.
John Sayles is best known as a director
(Return of the Secaucus 7, and Brother
from Another Planet) but today he talks
about his novels and short stories, and
reads from "Th e A narchist's Convention.
The editors of Lesbian Nuns: Breaking
Silence Rosem ary Curb and Nancy
M anahan, w ill be in Portland at 8 p.m. to
d isc u ss their book and answ er questions
Lesbian Nuns is an unprecedented,
m yth-shattering book consisting of inter
view s with 4 9 form er and present nuns.
Each describes the path she has jour
neyed to the discovery of the fact that she
is a lesb ia n nun, and each tells the story of
surviva l under rig id rules and vows.
Lesbian Nuns has been scrutinized by
the m edia. Curb and Manahan have ap
peared on the Phil Donahue Show, on
loca l television talk shows throughout the
United States, and their book w ill be
p ub lished in parts in Penthouse Forum.
C urb and Manahan w ill be speaking at
PSU Lincoln Hall Room 75 at 8 p.m. Friday,
June 14. A $1.00 donation is requested,
and the forum w ill be ASL interpreted for
the hearing im paired. The hall is
w heelchair accessible and childcare is
provided by reservation.
The event is co-sponsored by A
W oman’s Place Bookstore and PSU's
W om en's Studies Department as part of
Lesb ia n and Gay Pride 1985.
C a ll 236-3609 for childcare
reservations and to arrange seating for
d ifferently-abled individuals.
X-W IV ES, a Portland-based women's
theater production company, presents
Buried Personalities: An Evening of Wo
m en’s Theater, Friday and Saturday
nights, through June 29 at 8 p.m. at the
Buried Personalities consists of five
T illie O lson reads her story I Stand Here
Ironing and d iscusses how "B la c k " litera
ture and "W o m e n's" literature are ghet
toized on KBOO Radio. 90.7 FM at 9:30
Po rtla n d Dem ocratic So c ia lists of
A m erica (DSA) holds its bim onthly meet
ing, with a panel on the W om en's Health
Movement. The m eeting w ill be held at
the PACT Senior Center, 3588 SE Division,
at 7 :30. C all 282-1300 for more information.
Tuesday, June 18, Ra d ic a l Women’s
participation in the form ation of abortion
c lin ic defense com m ittees nationally and
in recent congressional hearings in W ash
ington D.C. on c linic violence w ill be d is
cussed at a public meeting, Tuesday,
June 18,6:30 p.m. at the Multnomah
County Central Library, 801 S.W. 10th
Avenue. Everyone is welcome. For more
inform ation, c a ll 249-8067. W heelchair
The Lesbian Forum invites Lesbians
and gay-positive women to celebrate
I eshian n nd Goy Pride '85 with o disci is-
Ju*t Out, Jur e. 1985