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trators. tour guides, connoisseurs,
students, friends of the artists, three-
m artini-lunch women, and even one of
the artists. Share the m agic of the exciting
clim ax as one of the patrons discovers the
hidden "m yste ry" of the Agnes Vaag
Reservations are advised.
The Clinton Street Theater hosts a
benefit for the 11,000 Navajo facing
forced relocation at Big Mountain,
A rizona at 7:30 p.m.
The evening w ill feature Broken
Rainbow, an international awards-
w inning Native Am erican film , described
as "a n ethnographic description of
N avajo and Hopi life as it was and as it is
now, an appeal to stop the destruction of
M other Earth," and the Navajo relocation.
$5.00 and a donation of dried food w ill
get you in.
In recognition of Black History Month,
the Sm ithsonian Institution exhibit Black
Women: Achievements Against the
Odds, w ill be on d isp la y at the IFCC A rt
G allery, located at the Interstate Fire
house C ultural Center, 5340 N. Interstate
Avenue. The exhibit w ill be up February
5-M arch 1, and the g a lley is open 10:00-
5 :00 M onday thru Saturday, as w ell as
before and during weekend per
Black Women: "Achievements
Against the O dds” is an exhibit consist
ing of twenty panels which depict the
Iives of 110 black women who have made
great achievem ents in various field s,
inc lud ing Education, Government,
M edicine, Business, Entertainment, etc.
The Hardly Boys perform at the Ea*t
Avenue Tavern (727 E. Burnside), 9 p.m.
Blue Sky G allery. 107 N.W. 5th Ave.,
w ill present the work of Portland photo
grapher. Lucy Capehart through Febru
ary 26. These large color photographs are
of the interiors of apartments that have
becom e thickly encrusted with things that
reflect their occupants' personalities.
Blue Sky G allery is open from noon until
5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
In recognition of Black History Month,
and a lso of Oregon Artsweek during
February, the IFCC Thea tre presents the
W est Coast Prem iere of The Resurrection
of Lady Lester, a play about ja zz m usi
cian Lester Young.
W ritten by Black playw right OyamO
and first produced at Yale Repertory
Theatre in 1981, The Resurrection of Lady
Lester is subtitled "A Poetic Mood Song
Based on the Legend of Lester Young." It is
a provocative play, suffused with the
great tenor saxophonist's special music
and poetry, follow ing the story of his life in
fragm ented, flashback style, alw ays
returning to his last day in a cheap New
York hotel in 1959.
The Resurrection of Lady Lester w ill
p la y Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8
p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m., through
February 22. Tickets are $8 on Thursday
and Sunday, $9 on Friday and Saturday.
Reservations are strongly advised; call the
IFC C at 243-7930 between 10 a.m. and 5
p.m .. Monday through Saturday. The IFCC
is located at 5340 N. Interstate Avenue, on
Tri-M et Bus Routes #5 and #71. The
theatre is wheelchair accessible.
Sto re fro n t Theatre continues its love
a ffa ir with Tina Howe by producing
Museum at Storefront N.W. (2235 N.W.
Savier). If you enjoyed Ms. Howe's apprai
sa l of the restaurant world in "Th e Art of
D ining ," then you are sure to enjoy
Museum as she turns her attention to
w orld of modem art. Museum w ill play
Thurs., Fri. and Sat. at 8.00 p.m. through
Museum is about the last day in the life
of an exhibition in a m ajor metropolitan
art museum. Join the fun as twelve actors
portray the forty-five "cha ra cters" who
visit the exhibit that day: guards, adm inis
to m idnight.
The H e a rt Thea tre presents The Lid off
the Pot, an evening of sa tirical one-act
p la ys from Latin America. Directed by
Katie Laris, the plays w ill be performed at
the Heart Theatre, 1624 NW G lisan, Mon
day and Tuesday nights at 8:00 PM,
February 3 & 4 through February 23 & 24.
The February 11 performance w ill be a
benefit for the Portland Central America
So lid a rity Committee. Reservations at
222-3397, tickets $5 general seating.
The three plays poke fun at many ele
ments of contemporary society while con
fronting the universal struggle for survival.
"Th e Story of the Man Who Turned into a
D o g " (by O svaldo Dragun) is the satiric
tale of an unemployed man forced to
work as a dog to support his family. In
"R .I.P ." by Jose M artinez Queirolo) a
wealthy decadent couple attempts to re
kind le a spark of excitement in their rela
tionship from beyond the grave. In "The
O rg y" (by Enrique Buenaventura) an old
woman com pels a group of beggars to
a ssist her in the re-creation of an event
from her past.
4 ________ TUESDAY
Between the Covers is a regular Tues
day morning program on KBOO which
features national and local authors read
ing from their work and discussing their art.
The O regon-based series of program s be
ginning January 7 and running through
March 11 is designed to celebrate the
wealth of w riting talents that choose Ore
gon and the Northwest as home.
At 9:30 A.M., Joel W einstein, publisher
of Mississippi Mud, a Portland-based
literary arts publication, talks about his
role in keeping Mississippi Mud viable
for the past 12 years. He reads from a story
in an e a rlier edition of the som etim es con
The W orld Music Foundation presents
Ancient Future in concert at 8 p.m. at the
O ld Church, 1422 S.W. 11th Ave., Portland.
Tickets are a va ila b le through Artichoke
M usic, BASS, and M usic M illenium . They
are $6.50 in advance and $8 at the door.
Devoted to the idea of w orld fusion
m usic, Ancient Future has developed a
strikin g ly o rig ina l synthesis of the rhythmic
know ledge of A frica, Ba li, India, and the
A m e ric a s; the harmonic knowledge of
Europe; the m elodic knowledge of Asia
and the im provisational elem ents of ja zz
Follies, Stephen Sondheim 's monu
m ental and b rillia n t tribute to an age
past, opens tonight on Po rtla nd Civic
Th e a tre 's M ainstage and continues
through March 8. The production plays
Thursd ays, Frid a ys and Saturdays at 8
p.m ., and Sundays at 7 p.m. Tickets, $12
ad ults, $10.50 students and seniors, are
currently on sa le at the PC T box office,
H e a rt-Stro ng Womyn, dram atic
perform ance by V ic LightSm ith brings to
life the w orks of Marge Piercy, Susan G rif
fin, Irena Kle p fisz and others. An electrify
ing literary journey through fem ale experi
ence. Feb. 7th & 8th, 8 p.m.. Echo Theatre,
1515 S.E. 37th Ave., $4.00 at the door.
"Th e Path of the G oddess — An Experi
mental W orkshop on Fem inist Ritual-
M a king ," led by Susan Arrow. Learn how
to create ritual. Slid in g scale fee $3 to $15
(work exchange available). At First Unita
ria n Church, 1011SW 12th. Men may at-
Just Out, February. 1986