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About Just out. (Portland, OR) 1983-2013 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 7, 1994)
Just ou t T i
The Bolm ont Contor Invitational A rt Show
and S a lo is held to benefit the Greg Gainer Memorial
Disabled Artists Fund, which provides instruction and
supplies to physically disabled adults at no cost. The
show features the work of 47 local and regional artists
in various media. Through Oct. 9. (9 am-9 pm Friday-
Saturday; 10am-5pm Sunday, common mall. Belmont
Center. 3530 SE Belmont St., free. 235-6091.)
P o rtla n d 's la sb ian a n d
gay m an o f c o lo r
com m unity g ro u p s
co m a to geth er to
sp o n so r a S ou l/
Rhythm a n d B lu e s
Funk Fast D a n c e
ag ain st B a llo t
M e a su re 13.
D .J . R upert K in n a rd
w ill sp in a
virtual h isto ry
o f d a n ce m u sic
9 pm S atu rd a y,
O c t. 15, at
Ech o Theater.
no-host bar. Sponsored by Brother to Brother.
Asian Pacific Islander Lesbians and Gays. Somos
Orgullo Latino. The Lesbian Community Project, and
Lesbians of Color Potluck Group. (9 pm. Echo
Theater. 1515 SE 37th Ave. $7-20 door, sliding
C ro aa in g the B ro ko n Bridgm is a humorous
and passionate theater event using songs and
stories to examine racism and anti-Semitism through
the lens of African Amencan and Jewish relations.
Through Oct. 16. (8 pm Saturday; 2 and 7 pm
Sunday. Aladdin Theatre. 3017 SE Milwaukee Ave..
$8-$16 (tickets: Ticketmaster outlets. Mittleman
Jewish Community Center 244-0111. and Congre
gation Neveh Shalom 246-8831!.)
Tho N o on 13 cam paign presents a Panoram a
A u ctio n at the Portland Art Museum North Wing.
Food, fun, live and silent auctions, art, entertainment
and travel packages. (6-10pm. 1119SWParkAve..
$25 general; $50 patron. 222-6151.)
C h a rle s H in k le speaks on "The Use of the
Initiative Process to Attack Minority Groups ” at the
Tho S an F ra n cisc o M im a Troup# performs the
musical play Offahorm. which probes the possible
effect of free trade in the Pacific Rim. The production
features a multiracial cast and a fusion of theatrical
and musical styles. Through Oct. 9. (8 pm Friday and
Saturday; 2 pm Saturday and Sunday. Room 175.
Lincoln Hall. Portland State University, comer of
Southwest Broadway and Market Street. $ 14 general
[tickets; PSU Box Office 725-3307. Laughing Horse
Books, In Other Words. Conant & Conant Booksell
ers!; $8 students and seniors, group rates available.)
handled much of the Oregon civil rights litigation
designed to protect lesbians and gay men in the last
20 years. A question-and-answer penod follows
presentation. Everyone w e l c o m e . 45-10:45 am.
Southwest Salmon S treet and 12th Avenue.
activities for children. Hosted by the Homowa Foun
dation, which promotes African culture through edu
cational programs and the arts. (1-5 pm. 1219 SW
Park Ave., children and members free; $4.50 non
also appears— same time, same place—Oct. 19 and
26. (8 pm-midnight, 9225 SW Allen Blvd.. free,
Tha N o on 13 cam paign holds a 30-Day C o unt
dow n Rally at Pioneer Courthouse Square in Port
logue between the campaign and people of color.
Come hear updates on the No on 13 campaign and
the People of Color Voter Contact Project. Your
ideas and concerns are welcome. Hosted by Cliff
Jones. Floreid Walker and Scot Nakagawa. Conti
nental breakfast served. (8-9am, Conference Room
A. third floor, 500 NE Multnomah St., free.
Th# Northw est Film C a n to r presents Sam ba
Traoré, a recent film from Cameroon. It recounts the
tale of a small-time crook who returns to his family's
village as a wealthy and generous citizen and tries to
make a new life for himself. Repeats Sunday. (7 and
8:45 pm Saturday; 2. 7 and 8:45 pm Sunday. 1219
SW Park Ave., $5.50 general , $4.50 seniors and
G allow ay and Luckatt play jazz, blues, country
and original music at Hunter's Edge Coffee. No smok
ing; no cover. (7-10 pm. 2469 SE Burnside St..
Join the W ashington Lasbian Potluck Group.
Southwest Washington lesbians gather to share food
and fun. Sponsored by the Lesbian Community Project.
(6-9 pm. call for location, 206-892-3766.)
"Woman and Land: Lagal Issuas" is a work
shop with Cynthia Cumfer. a Portland attorney expe
rienced in working with nonprofit corporations, real
estate law. and wills. Takes place on women's land in
the Roseburg area of southern Oregon. (Donations
requested. Oregon Women's Land Trust, 1224 Court
St., Roseburg. OR 97470.)
Explodad Fram es: Three dynamite shorts at Cin
ema 21— P o o l Daya, A F ria n d o f D orothy and
Tha D iaco Year* —explore the nostalgia of gay
men’s coming of age stories. (9:15pm only. 616 NW
21st Ave., call for prices, 223-4515.)
P o tlu ck brunch for lesbian and gay families with
young children. (777-5307.)
Attend a six-day * Perm acutture D esign W ork
shop" with Joni Smalle and Liz Hoag, who develop
systems for simple living and soil regeneration. This is
a hands-on walk through natural systems, teaching
the permaculture design principle of sustainable living
based on respect for the environment. (Oregon
Women's Land Trust. 1224 Court St.. Roseburg, OR
97470. full course: $150 for six days: introductory
course: $100 for first three days.)
The Portland A rt M usaum sponsors ‘ A frican
Fam ily/African Art." part of a weekend of activi
ties celebrating the reinstallation of the museum's
Cameroon Gallery. Includes demonstrations of Afri
can drumming and dance, plus storytelling and art
"H ate-Fre e S u n d a y " Fo ru m at the F irst
U n ita ria n C h u rc h . Hinkle is an attorney who has
f 4 *
land. (2 pm. Southwest Sixth Avenue and Morrison
The Equal Rights Political A ctio n Com mitt aa
meets to discuss Ballot Measure 13 and candidates.
(4 pm. Sneakers. 300 Liberty St. SE. Salem; ER PAC
voice mail: 503-370-3935.)
I ll EH
N atio n al Com ing O ut D ay
‘ Fam ily, Friands and Neighbors." a unique
collection of photos and personal stories focusing on
50 gay and lesbian Oregonians, is exhibited as part of
Beyond the Closet's Illuminating Intolerance series in
celebration of National Coming Out Day. Through
Oct. 18. (10 am-7 pm, Democratic Party Campaign
Headquarters. 745 N W Bond St.. Bend,
The Sexual M inorities Roundtable meets at the
Justice Center to sign a contract between Portland's
sexual minority communities and the Portland Police
Bureau. All members of the community are encour
aged to attend this historical partnership meeting. (1
pm. Conference Room C. 14 th floor. Southwest
Second Avenue and Main Street, Dan 823-0003. or
The Lesbian Avengers and the Anti-Violence Project
of the Lesbian Community Project hold a cand le
light m arch and vigil around the downtown Port
land bar area, the scene of many bias crimes. The
event serves to illuminate the need to stop the vio
lence by breaking the silence. (7pm, O 'Bryant Square.
Southwest Ninth Avenue and Stark Street. 223-0071.)
N o on 13 /P eo p le o f C o lo r b re a k fa st m eet
in g s are held every two weeks, to facilitate dia
The M e tro p o lita n H um an R ights C o m m is
sio n h o ld s its a w a rd d in n e r at the Portland
Hilton Hotel. This year the Rev. Rodney Page,
executive director of Ecumenical Ministries of Or
egon. receives the Russell A. Peyton Award. Donna
Red Wing is the featured speaker. (7 pm. 921 SW
Sixth Ave., $25. call MHRC for registration form.
Ja n ice S cro g g in s and Lynanne Sylvester
perform at the Trianon Restaurant lounge. The duo
A run G a n d h i d is c u s s e s "N o n v io le n c e o r
N o n e x iste n ce : O p tio n s fo r the 21 st C e n
tury" at Portland State University. Gandhi is the
grandson of India's legendary spintual and political
leader Mohandas K. “ Mahatma" Gandhi. Like his
grandfather. Arun has dedicated his life to the
achievement of peace through nonviolence. (Noon.
Room 355. Smith Center Ballroom. 1825 S W Broad
way. free. 725 3771.)
Former neo-Nazi and Aryan Nation leader F lo y d
C o c h ra n speaks on "Inside the A r y a n N a
tion: A L o o k at the N a tio n ’ s H ate G r o u p s ."
(7:30 pm. Hitchcock Auditorium. Central Oregon
Community College. 2600 N W College Way. Bend,
free, donations encouraged. 503-593-8718.)
T h e N o on 13 ca m p a ig n convenes a C o a li
tion L e a d e rs h ip B rie fin g Sum m it. (7 pm.
T h e L e sb ia n C o m m u n ity P ro je c t holds a
planning meeting for the Anti-Violence Project.(5:30
pm. LCP offices, Room 333. 800 S W Sixth Ave..
Mana Webster hosts the one-year anniversary of
T h e N orthw est Film C enterpresents Q u a rtia r
W o m en 's M u s ic Jam . featuring Pam Holsworth.
M ozart, a tale of machismo and magic set in a
working-class suburb of Yaounde. Cameroon. When
a local sorceress helps a young girl enter the body
of a young man, she discovers firsthand the local
sexual politics at work. (7:30 pm. 1219 S W Park
Ave.. $5.50 general; $4.50 members and seniors.
W estm inster Presbyterian Church,
Performers welcome, bring instruments. (8 pm.
Choices Pub. 2845 SE Stark St.. $3 door. 236-4321.)
C o u n try w e ste rn le s s o n s and d a n c in g with
Cindy. Leam the Thunderbolt. (7:30 pm lesson;
8:30-10 pm dancing. St. David's Parish Hall. 2800
SE Harrison St.. $3 door. 233-2047.)
The E q u a l R ig h ts P o litic a l A c t io n C o m m it
tee meets to discuss Ballot Measure 13 and can
didates. (4 pm. Sneakers. 300 Liberty St. SE.
Salem , ER PAC voice mail: 503-370-3935.)
Beyond the Closet sponsors a screening of tha
video N o on 9 as part of its Illuminating Intolerance
series. (7:30pm, Central Oregon Environmental Cen
ter, 16 N W Kansas St., Bend. free, donations encour
G a llo w a y a n d L u c k a tt perform jazz, blues,
country and original music at the Stratford House
Coffee Parlor. No smoking; no cover. (8-10 pm. 207
E Main St.. Hillsboro.)
Looking for a fun and colorful way to fight the OCA
and Ballot Measure 13? Come to a S oul/R hythm
and B lu e s Fu n k F a s t D a n c e to benefit the No
on 13 Committee Complimentary exotic cuisine.
T h e O re g o n J e w is h A g e n d a hosts a pre
election discussion on effective political opposition
to the Oregon Citizens Alliance from a Jewish
perspective. Bring food for a potluck. (2 pm. 5204
(S e e the T h e a te r a n d G a lle r y lis tin g s in
O u t A b o u t T o w n .)