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(527 E Main St, Hillsboro, Ore.). Attend “Cultural Accessways:
How to Connect Genuinely with Multicultural Audiences,” a
workshop presented by the Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council. For
info, or to register (required), call (503) 615-3485 or visit <www.>.
“Soccer Day”
Apr 10, 4-5:30pm, David Douglas High School, North
Cafeteria (1001 SE 135th Ave, Portland). Attend “Soccer Day,” an
event celebrating cultural traditions and diversity on the soccer
pitch. The gathering, aimed at immigrant and refugee youth, is
presented and organized by members of Portland Parks &
Recreation’s Creative Youth Soccer Leaders. For info, call (503)
839-8791 or e-mail <>.
“#iconic: Power and Pop Culture”
Through Apr 13 (Tue-Sun), 10am-5pm, Wing Luke Museum
of the Asian Pacific American Experience (719 S King St,
Seattle). View “#iconic: Power and Pop Culture,” an exhibit
exploring how Asian-American pop icons are made and what it
means to look up to — or challenge — them. For info, call (206)
623-5124 or visit <>.
PSU MIM student presentations
“Cycle City: A Spin on Bikes”
Through Apr 27 (Mon-Sun), 9am-5pm, Portland Children’s
Museum (4015 SW Canyon Rd, Portland). Attend “Cycle City: A
Spin on Bikes,” an exhibit created with materials donated by local
bicycle shops, designers, mechanics, and riders. The display
features interactive components, hand- and foot-driven spin art
stations, a bicycle music box, a shadow play, bike sculptures and
automations, bike-based artwork by local artists, and more. For
info, call (503) 223-6500 or visit <>.
Free ESOL class
Through Apr 30 (Wed), 6:30-8:30pm, Multnomah University,
Mitchell Library (8435 NE Glisan St, Portland). Take part in free
Community ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
classes presented by Multnomah University. Drop-ins are
welcome and materials are provided free of charge. For info, call
(503) 349-1671 or e-mail <>.
“Capturing a Generation
through the Eye of a Lens”
Through June 15, 11am-3pm (Tue-Sat), noon-3pm (Sun),
Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center (121 NW Second Ave, Portland).
View “Capturing a Generation through the Eye of a Lens: The
Photographs of Frank C. Hirahara, 1948-54,” a collection of
never-before-seen photographs taken of Portland’s Nisei (second-
generation Japanese Americans). Taken between 1948 and 1954
by Frank C. Hirahara, an avid amateur photographer who
worked for the Bonneville Power Administration, the images
provide a revealing glimpse of the community and the lives of
Japanese Americans after World War II. Hirahara captured
hundreds of photographs depicting community picnics, beach
trips to the Oregon coast, teen socials and dances, wedding
receptions, and life in the heart of Portland’s Japantown. For
info, call (503) 224-1458 or visit <>.
“Grit: Asian Pacific Pioneers
Across the Northwest”
Through Oct 19 (Tue-Sun), 10am-5pm, Wing Luke Museum of
the Asian Pacific American Experience (719 S King St, Seattle).
View “Grit: Asian Pacific Pioneers Across the Northwest,” an
exhibit uncovering the true stories of the earliest Asian Pacific
immigrants to the Pacific Northwest and their efforts to survive
and succeed in new terrain. Featured are Native Hawaiian
settlers of Kanaka Village in 1830s Fort Vancouver, Chinese-
American entrepreneurs in John Day, Oregon, Japanese-
American farmers in Pike Place Market, and more. For info, call
(206) 623-5124 or visit <>.
Inspire Luncheon
Apr 8, 11am-1pm, Hilton Portland &
Executive Tower (921 SW Sixth Ave,
Portland). Attend the YWCA of Greater
Portland’s Inspire Luncheon, the
organization’s oldest and largest fund-
raising event. The afternoon features
Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Sheryl
WuDunn as the keynote speaker. For
info, or to buy tickets, call (503) 294-7400
or visit <
Sheryl WuDunn
Crime Victims’ Rights Week ceremony
Apr 8, 11:45am-1pm, Portland Building (1120 SW Fifth Ave,
Portland). Attend the Crime Victims’ Rights Week awards
ceremony, an event honoring victims of crime and those who
provide services to victims of crime. The ceremony, which is held
in commemoration of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week
April 7, 2014
HISTORIC BOWLING ALLEY. Join the Oregon Nikkei Endow-
ment on Sunday, April 13 for an afternoon of bowling and food at the
historic Hollywood Bowl. Pictured are Oregon Nisei Bowling League
Women’s Team members Kathleen Sasaki, Yoko Hishikawa, Takako
Inukai, Toshi Tamiyasu (Fukuhara), and Sachi Nakata (Nakashima) in
the early 1950s. (Photo courtesy of the Oregon Nikkei Endowment,
Frank C. Hirahara Collection)
(April 6-12, 2014), also includes a panel discussion on human
trafficking — of both foreign-born and domestic victims — and
trauma. For info, or to make a reservation (requested), call (503)
378-6795 or e-mail <>.
“Understanding Muslim Admirers
of Japan’s Shinto Emperor”
Apr 8, 6pm, Portland State University, Smith Center, Room
329 (1825 SW Broadway, Portland). Attend “Understanding
Muslim Admirers of Japan’s Shinto Emperor: Entangled
Histories of the Middle East & East Asia in the Age of Modern
Empires, 1839-1919,” a free talk by Cemil Aydin, an associate
professor at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. For
info, call (503) 725-4074 or (503) 725-8577, or visit <www.> or <>.
“Playing the Race Card”
Apr 8, 6pm (doors open), 7-9pm (program), McMenamins
Kennedy School (5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland). Attend “Playing
the Race Card: An Interactive Game Teaching about Racial
Biases,” a presentation and discussion held as part of “Race
Talks,” a series of free community dialogues. The discussion is
facilitated by trained volunteers from Uniting to Understand
Racism. For info, call (971) 222-8254, e-mail <racetalks01@>, or visit <>.
Frontline: “Secret State of North Korea”
Apr 8, 10-11pm; repeats Apr 10, 3-4am; Oregon Public Broad-
casting (OPB). Watch “Secret State of North Korea,” an episode of
Frontline featuring footage smuggled from inside the country
and stories from recent defectors living in South Korea. To verify
showtimes, call (503) 293-1982 or visit <>.
“India Incorporated versus China
Incorporated: A Personal Journey”
Apr 9, noon-1pm, Mt. Hood Community College, Town and
Gown Room, AC 2057 (26000 SE Stark St,
Community College business instructor
Dr. Andy Wong for “India Incorporated
versus China Incorporated: A Personal
Journey,” a free talk about the power of
personal observation when doing business
in Asia, one of many tools businesses must
use in order to be successful. Wong, a
founding member of the Master of
Dr. Andy Wong
program at Portland State University,
travelled to India and China in January while on sabbatical. For
info, call (503) 491-6422 or visit <>.
Multicultural outreach workshop
Apr 9, 4-6pm, Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center
Apr 11, 6:30-8pm, Portland State University School of Busi-
ness Administration, Room 490 (631 SW Harrison St, Portland).
Listen to presentations by Portland State University (PSU)
Master of International Management (MIM) students about
their recent travels to Shanghai, Tokyo, and Ho Chi Minh City.
For info, call (503) 725-9810 or visit <
Washington County Museum free day
Apr 12, 10am-1pm, Washington County Museum (120 E Main
St, Hillsboro, Ore.). Enjoy free admission and learn about the
history of the high-tech industry in Washington County at the
“Innovation in Washington County: High Tech” exhibit at the
museum’s free family day. The afternoon also includes STEM
(science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) activities
and crafts provided by museum staff and volunteers. For info, call
(503) 645-5353, e-mail <>,
or visit <>.
Growing Up Together
Apr 12, 2:30pm (doors open), 2:45-3:15pm (screening), Clinton
Street Theater (2522 SE Clinton St, Portland). Watch Growing
Up Together, a documentary about multigenerational and
multicultural parenting. The film, which features interviews
with professionals specializing in child development and
psychiatry as well as parents from the Portland area and other
parts of the world, is followed by a question-and-answer session
(3:20pm) with the filmmaker and crew and a panel discussion
(3:40pm) with parenting professionals and advocates. (USA,
2014, Jing DiPiero, 30 mins.) For info, call (503) 238-5588 or (503)
367-8247, e-mail <>, or visit <www.> or <>.
O.N.E. bowling event at Hollywood Bowl
Apr 13, 1-3pm, Hollywood Bowl (4030 NE Halsey St,
Portland). Join the Oregon Nikkei Endowment (O.N.E.) for an
afternoon of bowling and food. The event, which is co-sponsored
by the Oregon Nisei Men’s and Women’s Bowling Leagues, is one
of the last opportunities to knock down some pins at the historic
alley before it closes mid-May. To register to bowl (by April 11),
call (503) 224-1458 or visit <>.
Portland Shogi Club
Apr 13, 20 & 27, 1-6pm, Kalé (900 SW Morrison St, Portland).
Join the Portland Shogi Club on Saturdays to play Japanese
chess. The free gathering is open to all levels. Participants can
drop in at any time and are encouraged to bring a playing board if
available. For info, call (503) 282-1242 or e-mail <portlandshogi@>.
“Asian There, Asian American Here”
Apr 17, 6pm, Portland State University, Smith Center, Room
298 (1825 SW Broadway, Portland). Attend “Asian There, Asian
American Here — Ethnicity in Southeast Asia and in the USA,” a
presentation by University of Washington professor emeritus Dr.
Charles Keyes about the relationship between ethnic diversity in
northern mainland Southeast Asia — Vietnam, Laos, northern
Thailand, and southern China — and ethnicity in the United
States. For info, call (503) 725-8576, e-mail <asianstudies@pdx.
edu>, or visit <>.
Naturalization ceremony
Apr 18, 11am, Multnomah County Central Library, U.S. Bank
Room (801 SW 10th Ave, Portland). Join 20 new U.S. citizens as
they are sworn in by a representative from U.S. Citizenship and
Immigration Services (USCIS). The naturalization ceremony is
held by USCIS in conjunction with the Multnomah County
Library in celebration of National Library Week. For info, call
(415) 987-0191 or visit <>.
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