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Aida Overton Walker

1880 – 1914 Dancer / Choreographer / Singer One of the first Black choreographers on the American stage.  Among the first international Black stars, she toured Europe with Bert Williams and her husband, George Walker, in the hit musicals they wrote and produced. Following George Walker’s illness and death, in 1911, she kept working, frequently […]

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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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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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Hazardous Beauty

PassinArt presents Hazardous Beauty by Bonnie Ratner, opening Friday, January 25, 2019. Hazardous Beauty by Bonnie RatnerDirected by Josie Seid January 25 – February 17, 2019 Fridays/Saturdays,7:30 pm and Sundays, 3 pmInterstate Firehouse Cultural Center (IFCC)5340 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR Trish Egan, Leah Quigley Provost-Landrum, Chloe Hazardous Beauty is a provocative, often very funny, […]

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