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Gloria Hendry

1949 – present Actor In her 1973 role as Bond Girl Rosie Carver in “Live and Let Die,” Hendry became the first Black American woman romantically involved with Agent 007. When “Live and Let Die” was released in South Africa, her love scenes with Roger Moore were censored out  by the apartheid government.  Hendry went on to […]

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Black History Did You Know? Moment: Glynn Turman

Did You Know? Glynn Turman co-starred at age 12 as Travis Younger in the original 1959 Broadway stage production of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun. The classic stars Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil, Diana Sands, Ivan Dixon, Louis Gossett Jr., Lonnie Elder III, and John Fiedler. Today, Glynn Turman is an actor, writer, […]

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Audition Notice: Black Nativity 2019

PassinArt: A Theatre Company is seeking a maximum of (12) singers for its 2019 production of “Black Nativity” by Langston Hughes, directed by Jerry Foster and Elder Onnie Allen. Schedule a date and time! Auditions will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2019 and Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at […]

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Sweet Taste of the Arts “A Night in Harlem”

Join us for “A Night in Harlem” Saturday, May 11, 2019 at a beautiful new venue! Sweet Taste of the Arts: “A Night in Harlem” Saturday, May 11, 2019 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Red Lion Hotel on the River Jantzen Beach909 N Hayden Island Dr, Portland, OR Tickets: $125 per person / $1,000 per […]

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The No Play

The No Play by John Henry Redwood, Directed by William Earl Ray March 15-April 14, 2019Sundays 3:00 p.m. / Fridays & Saturdays 7:30 p.m. Talkbacks after the show on March 24 and April 7, 2019 Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center (IFCC)5340 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR The play conveys the racially divided world of Halifax, North […]

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SAVE THE DATE: Sweet Taste of the Arts

Join us for “A Night in Harlem” Saturday, May 11, 2019 at a beautiful new venue! Sweet Taste of the Arts: “A Night in Harlem” Saturday, May 11, 2019 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Please note: due to recent events, we have moved “Sweet Taste of the Arts” to the Red Lion Hotel: Red Lion […]

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