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between different perceptions and assump
tions about the human place in the world."
12 • THURSDAY
The National Organization for Women
presents Cheryl McDowell In China: A Slide
Presentation and Talk tonight, 7 :30 p.m. at
the Metropolitan Community Church. 1644 NE
24th. Admission is $2-5 sliding scale.
During her slide presentation, Cheryl w ill talk
about her experiences and observations, with
a special emphasis on women's situation in
China, daily life and practical politics.
14 • SATURDAY
3 • TUESDAY
There w ill be a film , to benefit Portland Big
M ountain Support Group tonight at 7 p m .
1838 SW Jefferson, Room 202. A potluck and
drum start at 6 p m Brave Hearted Woman is
a documentary about Anna Mae Aquash. an
Indian resister at Wounded Knee who was
murdered one year later by the F B I. All are
welcome, for more information call 236-6154.
5 • THURSDAY
Barbara Weiser, author of Rivers Running
Free, w ill be appearing at A Woman's Place
Bookstore, 1431NE Broadway, tonight. Auto
graphing at 7 p.m., slide presentation 7:30 p.m.
Rivers Running Free: Stories of Adven
turous Women is a collection of women writ
ing about their wilderness travels from 1900 to
the present. Many of the stories come from old
magazines and out-of-print books and tell of
women in long skirts running Whitewater and
exploring the Arctic, others are from the jour
nals and essays of modem day women, wo
men such as 90 year old Mary Bond reflecting
on seven decades of canoeing experience or
30 year old Sue Sherrod celebrating her recov
ery from breast cancer with a summer on the
Yukon River. Co-editor, wilderness guide, and
canoeist. Barb Wieser. w ill present a slide show
and reading about the travels of these and
other adventurous women.
6 • FRIDAY_______
Tonight at 10 p.m. on KOAP-TV. A ID S:
Changing The Rule« A powerful special,
featuring Ron Reagan, son of the President,
provides AIDS information to adult heterosexu
als, with sensitivity and candor.
Pets and their owners can have their picture
taken with Santa Claus at Oregon Humane
So cie ty1« first-ever "HOI HOI HAPPENING"
today and tomorrow, at the Well Pet Super
store. 14410 S.E. Division.
A professional quality photograph w ill be
taken for a $12 donation to the Society Two 5 x
7 color prints are included for each donation.
Hours are today from 10 a m.-5 p.m., and
tomorrow from 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Pet owners are reminded to have dogs on a
leash, cats, rabbits and other small pets must
be in carriers
The Central America Network sponsors a
rally today at 1 p.m. in Pioneer Courthouse
Square The rally calls for Support to the
Central America Peace Plan. No to Contra Aid
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and Let Central America Live! For more infor
mation call 236-7916.
M otherlode. a dynamic group of women
with much to say, will be performing at the
Northwest Service Center. 1819 NW Everett, to
night at 8:00 p.m. Motherlode has delighted
audiences on the west coast for over seven
years and invites you to join them in the
celebration of the release of their second al
bum, Everything Possible. Tickets are $5.00 in
advance at A Woman's Place Bookstore or
Artichoke Music, or $6.00 at the door. Child
care is provided.
An evening of comedy with feminist-humorist,
Kate Clinton, with special guest, Susan
Kolinsky. Tonight, 8 p.m. at the Portland Center
for Performing Arts Intermediate Hall. Reserved
seats $11 available a PCPA Box Office, A
Woman's Place Bookstore & Gl Joe's. Call 248-
4496 to charge by phone.
Governor Neil Goldschmidt will be the
keynote speaker at the sixth annual Lucille
H a rt D inner tonight at the Portland Hilton.
Tickets are $65 per person for this event
sponsored by the Right to Privacy PAC. For
information call 244-3468.
8 • SUNDAY
Lesbian m others and th e ir children.
women thinking of having children, women
living with children and women who want to
meet women with children are invited to a
buffet brunch 10 a.m.-1 p.m., today, lower level
of NW Service Center, 1819 NW Everett. There
w ill be informal socializing and networking to
plan future activities for women and children.
Brunch sliding scale: women $2 to $5. children
Tonight at the Primary Domain. 1033 NW
16th. join The W ashington Ststo rs for some hot
m usical entertainment "that w ill unravel your
socks." Their performance style is easy, smooth
and often comical. Musically The Washington
Sisters range from gospel to a cappella funk
with a little jazz. folk, contemporary political
and pop rock thrown in for kicks. The fun starts
at 8 p.m. $5 at the door.
Tho Media Project will present a special
screening of Ron Finne's film history of the
Northwest Coast Indian. Tamanawis lllahee
and a display of the filmmaker's new photo
landscape collages on Sunday. November 8.
at The Media Project. 716 SW 16th. third floor.
The door w ill open at 6 00 p m. for a reception
and viewing of the photographs The film will
screen at 7 30 p m. Admission is $3.
Tamanawis lllahee (Medicine Land),
subtitled "Ritua ls and Acts in a Landscape.''
tells the story of the conflict between the native
peoples of the Northwest and the white man
Says film m aker Ron Finne, "It was a conflict
between different ways of acting in the world.
Rosemary Dunn-Dalton, author of Lesbian
Psychologies, w ill be appearing at A
Woman's Place Bookstore, 1431 NE Broadway,
today from noon to 2 p.m.
Editor Rosemary Dunn-Dalton will be discus
sing and autographing Lesbian Psycholo
gies, a unique collection of lesbian contri
butors who discuss the diversity of lesbian
culture and the lesbian experience. A powerful
book that explores lesbian identity.
Jane Howard .. back from a tour of the
solar system. In concert and telling tall tales.
Tonight. 8 p.m., $4 at the Metropolitan Com
munity Church. 1644 NE 24th.
The Politica l Rights Defense Fund spon
sors a rally against government and police
spying tonight at 7:30 p.m.. Northwest Service
Center, 1819 NW Everett. Speakers include
Chuck Bell, a former staff member of Fellow
ship of Reconciliation, and Loma Lockwood
who recently traveled to Cuba on a study tour.
Portland Opera presents Madama Butter-
fly, Puccini's enduring tale of love and devo
tion, tonight, 8 p.m. at the Civic Auditorium.
Tickets $15 to $60, call 241-1802.
The Ben Linder Brigade sponsors a fund
raising dance tonight at the Bridgeport
Brewery, 1313 NW Marshall. The funds will cover
some material costs and travel assistance.
Alegre, a salsa band, will provide the music.
8 p.m., $5 or $4 plus a small hand tool that will
travel to Nicaragua with the Brigade in
January 1988. For more information, call
18 • WEDNESDAY
Tonight at the Primary Domain. 1033 NW
16th, Jasm in«, an all-women jazz band per
forms at 8 p.m. Tape Hooperman and come to
19 • THURSDAY
Rep ort From Th « March On Washington.
A lesbian/gay activist, fresh from D.C. w ill dis
cuss the impact of a half-million demonstrators
confronting governmental anti-gay bigotry
and demanding justice. Discuss with Radical
Women victories achieved and pitfalls to
avoid next time. Tonight, 6:30 p.m., Multnomah
County Central Library, 801 S.W 10th Avenue.
Everyone is welcome. For more information call
249-8067. Wheelchair accessible.
20 • FRIDAY
After seven years, the Portland Women's
Theatre Company has moved to their own
space! The new theatre, located at 1728 NE
40th, w ill be remodeled in time for the opening
of the company's fall production, 8 x 10
Glossy, tonight at 8 p.m. Opening night will be
followed by a reception in the theatre to cele
brate the move. All are welcome.
8x10 Glossy is a bittersweet comedy about
the reunion of a troubled family, two sisters and
their mother, one year after the death of the
abusive father. Carter, played by Cherise
Millhouse, is a lesbian activist. Her sister. Julie,
played by Judy Clover, is a housewife very
much in the closet about her feelings for
women, and one woman in particular—
Dana, played by Faith McDevitt. Portland
actress/director Judy Clover w ill direct.
8x10 Glossy will run for four weeks, tonight
through December 12, with Friday and
Saturday night performances starting at 8:00
p.m. Tickets w ill be available at A Woman's
Place Bookstore and at the door on perform
ance nights. Admission is $5-$9, sliding scale.
The theatre is handicap accessible. If you are
interested in ushering or volunteering your
services for the production, please call
15 • SUNDAY
The National Lawyers Guild presents a
benefit dance: Ronnie's Follies and the
Counter ContraAld Ball tonight. 7:30-11:30
p.m. at the Pine Street Theatre, 221SE 9th. Enter
tainment includes The Fallen Angel Choir,
Robert Bork look-alike contest. Supreme Court
tryouts and music by Ed and the Boats. Tickets
$5, call 235-5973 for more information.
17 • TUESDAY
Tune in tonight to KBOO 90.7FM at 8 p.m. to
hear excerpts from the October 11 Lesbian A
Oay March on Washington Rally. Featured
w ill be speeches by Reverend Jesse Jackson,
Whoopi Goldberg, Cesar Chavez, Eleanor
Smeal and many others.
D ive rsity and Conform ity In The Lesbian
Community — is the topic of the Lesbian
Forum at the Westminster Presbyterian Church,
1624 NE Hancock, tonight at 7:30 p.m. The Les
bian Forum is a women only event. They offer
supervised childcare, interpreting for the hear
ing impaired and deaf and wheelchair ac
cess (the 16th Street entrance is attended from
7 00 to 7 :25) The suggested $2 donation helps
defray costs (more or less is okay). Call
230-2737 for more information.
Motherlode performing November 6.
21 • SATURDAY
Th « Rocky H orror Show is now playing at
the Dolores Winningstad Theatre, Wednes-
days-Sundays through December 5. Let's do
the time warp again! Tickets are $12 and $14,
call 224-4001 for reservations.
26 • THURSDAY
Thanksgiving. Do you have somewhere to
go? Three lesbians invite gay men and les
bians to join them for traditional dinner. Call
232-2902 or 246-2375. They may be hard to
reach but keep trying.
Women’s and C hildren’s Thanksgiving
D inner for lesbian mothers and other women
who have or want to have children in their lives
Call 282-1529 for further information. Join us for
our extended family dinner!