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Today opens A!DS Quilt Week
sponsored nationwide by The NAMES Pro
ject. P.O. Box 14573, San Francisco, CA
94114.415/863-0767 or 415/626-5725.
O rganizers of the NAMES Project are
requesting the assistance of local activists
and organizations in building the national
"A ID S Q u ilt" memorial. Fabric panels
bearing the names of people lost to the
AIDS epidemic are being sewn into a
m assive quilt for display in Washington,
DC on Sunday. October 11,1987. Creators
of the fabric tribute are asking local or
ganizations and individuals to sponsor
panel-m aking workshops or quilting bees
during the week of August 17-24. Calling
their effort AIDS Quilt Week, organizers
hope to encourage participation in the
NAMES Project throughout the United
States in tim e for the October 11 display on
the Capitol M all, part of the National
March on Washington for Lesbian and
TU ESD A Y
A Picnic In The Park — The Lesbian
Forum 's potiuck picnic w ill be held in
Section A of Laurelhurst Park which is in the
SW comer off of Oak Street. (Follow the
signs.) Bring musical instruments and food
for sharing as well as your own beverage,
plate and utensils. The event starts at 7
p.m. C all 230-2737 for more information.
TH U RSD A Y
Women’s Rights Day Celebration.
The Role of Black Women in the Fight
for Women’s Suffrage w ill be discussed
by guest speaker. Black feminist educator.
M illy Harmon. Join us in honoring Black
women leaders of the struggle for womens'
right to vote who broke ground in the
womens' and Black movements, fighting
racism in one and sexism in the other, con
necting and strengthening both. Radical
Women meeting is tonight. 6:30 p.m. at
Multnomah County Central Library, 801
S.W. 10th Avenue. Everyone is welcome.
For more information call 249-8067.
W heelchair accessible.
SA TU RD A Y
The Hawthorne Street Festival is to
day. Art Down The Alley Gallery w ill have
special treats in store for those who ven
ture by on that date. Among other things,
the gallery is planning an artist's street
booth, refreshments, and a kiddie art cor
ner. Come see us! 3764 SE Hathome Blvd.
Today and tomorrow The Lesbian
Community Project, Portland's only
m ulti-issue, multi-cultural lesbian organi
zation. is hosting its second annual Les
bian Softball Tournament. Last year six
teams from the Portland area participated
in a one-day event. This year tournament
organizers are expanding the tournament
to include teams from across the state
and as far away as Seattle, for two days of
fun and softball. A ll lesbian teams are in
vited to participate. All games w ill be
played at Lents Park in Portland and start
at 9 a.m.
This is an event that should not be
missed. Once again the LCP w ill provide
the complimentary watermelon, and
there w ill be food available from local
lesbian vendors. Social activities w ill
include a post-tournament picnic, and
everything the Portland night life has to
offer. Entry fees for the tournament are
$60.00 per team, and they w ill try and
arrange housing for out-of-town teams.
Deadline to register is August 10. The LCP is
looking forward to an even more success
ful tournament this year, and we hope that
you w ill join us. For more information, or if
you would like to register, contact Dianne
Hrubec, Tournament Organizer, at (503)
232-5139, or write c/o LCP, P.O. Box 5931,
Portland. OR 97228.
Today and tomorrow at 3 p.m Shake-
speare-in-the-Park presents Measure
for Measure at South Park Blocks. See
August 1 for details.
Lesbians Enjoying the Sciences are
m aking a field trip to Mt. St. Helens today
and tomorrow. C all Pat at 235-9553 for
Luxurious &. Affordable Futons.
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Platform 6». Folding Frames.
Beautiful Futon Covers ik Pillows.
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Rugs &. Hand Painted Fabrics and
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TH U RSD A Y
The A.I.D.S. Shew (A rtists Involved
with Death and Survival) tonight at the
Media Project, 716 SW 16th at Morrison,
two showings at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Benefits
Cascade AIDS Project and the Media
Project, admission $3. The showings w ill
be followed by panel discussions.
A gallery talk with Dianne Komberg, to
night, from 7-9 p.m. at the Photographic
Image Gallery. Dianne Komberg w ill give
a talk on her show Crustaceans in
Bondage and Other Images and have
other works on hand to speak about. Re
freshments w ill be served, the public is
invited, cost is $5 per person with
advance reservation necessary. 208 SW
SATU RD AY
The Italian Garden Party is planned to
take place at the home of artist Dianna C.
Long. The party is being planned by the
newly formed Friends of the Gallery
Auxiliary and promises wonderful Italian
food, decorations, entertainment and
merriment. This is a fundraiser for the gal
lery and everyone is encouraged to sup
port local artists by supporting this alterna
tive space. For tickets and more informa
tion call Art Down the Alley at 235-0654 or
Nancy at 255-5654.
Today and tomorrow at 3 p.m. Shake-
speare-in-the-Park presents Measure
for Measure at Washington Park. See
August 1 for details.
The Northwest Examiner presents
Summertime and the livin' is ea sy... but
at Echo Theatre the b ills need to be
paid, so what else is there to do but have
a Rent Party and dance?
That's right, Echo Theatre w ill be spon
soring an all-ages Dance Party on Satur
day, August 22nd, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Sliding
scale adm ission is $2-4 and refreshments
w ill be available. So, slip into those
dancing shoes! Dance to the best of rock,
soul, reggae and oldies! Help Echo! For
more information call 231-1232.
Northwest Folk Festival at the NW
Service Center, 1819 NW Everett. Featuring
Obo Addy and Kukrudu, The Reggae All
Stars, Tihn Mahoney, Brian Dunning and
Tommy Hayes' Puck Fair w/Gordon Lee,
C urtis Salgado, Lloyd Jones - Fritz Rich-
man Trio, Jackie Miller, Gwion, Norman
Sylvester with the Johnnie Ward Blues
Band, Ruck Uselston. Tickets available at
Gl Joe's, Music Millenium, Artichoke
Music and Jean Machine. For more info,
ca ll 241-2353.
Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross. noted au
thor, teacher and pioneer in the field of
Death & Dying w ill be in Rcseburg,
September 11,1987. Dr. Kubler-Ross will
give a public address that evening in
Douglas Hall at the Douglas County Fair
grounds. Cost is $10.00 per person or
$15.00 at the door. Tickets are available in
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Women's Meditation every Sunday at
8 p.m. Open to a ll women, meets at 1405
NE Broadway, Crone MAgic. For info call
Jules Pearl at 233-2468.
ASA Inc., a non-profit Organization.
Pagan spiritual group offering regular
ritual and networking and open to indi
viduals regardless of sexual orientation.
For more information, please write: ASA,
P.O, Box 13072, Portland, OR 97213.
Storefront Theatre announces open
auditions for its first production in the Port
land Center for the Performing Arts, The
Rocky Horror Show written by Richard
O'Brien (who plays Riff Raff in the film).
Auditions are by appointment only, Au
gust 10,11 and 12 (Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday) at Storefront Theatre, 6 SW
Third at Burnside. Auditioners w ill be
asked to provide a resume and photo
when they arrive, and be prepared to
sing one song from the show. An ac
companist w ill be provided who knows
the entire score of the play.
Rehearsals w ill begin September 8,
and performances are October 23 -
December 5 (in rep with The Stick Wife).
A ll performers w ill be paid. To make an
audition appointment, please call Gary
O'Brien at 224-9598.
You're invited to a series of free semi
nars on safety, fitness, and self-
defense sponsored by the Dacascos
Academy of Kung Fu and Karate Fit
ness. The free classes include street self-
defense, women's assault awareness and
prevention, child safety, CPR, and relaxa
tion. Most seminars are an hour long, but
you're welcome to stay to talk with
instructors about your questions and con
cerns. We offer and repeat classes at con
venient times on different days so that you
can fit the class you're interested in into
You'll want to wear a sweatsuit, T-shirt or
something comfortable because the
classes include practical hands-on
experience. And along with the quality
instruction, w e'll provide tea, coffee, and
refreshments. For a schedule of classes
that run through August and September,
call Tara at 626-0889,5-9 p.m.
The Phoenix Rising Adventure Program
presents a Challenge Course, Saturday,
August 29th. It's fun, physical, safe and
challenging — both emotionally and
physically! A risk-taking challenge course
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blocks of 25 or more to those facilities or
organizations who wish to make this op
portunity available in their area. Dr.
Kubler-Ross and her staff w ill also be offer
ing a Life, Death & Transition Workshop
Sept. 9-13th. For further information on
either of these presentations write to
Friends of Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, P.O. Box
1273, Roseburg, OR 97470.
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