KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR
TUESDAY June 16 2009
This is the community calendar for Tuesday June 16 2009
The National Lawyers Guild, the ACLU of Oregon and the the Oregon Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society are sponsoring an evening seminar entitled "Civil Liberties Under the Obama Administration: Are We Still at Risk?" at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, June 17, 2009. The event is free and will be held at the Portland State University Urban Center's Second Floor Gallery, 506 SW Mill. The seminar will cover continuing issues of race, preventive detention, the Obama administration's plans for Guantanamo detainees, and ethnic and religious profiling. 2:59 minutes (2.74 MB)
Happy happy Monday! This is Margaret with YOUR COMMUNITY CALENDAR for the fifteenth day of June 2009.
The Portland Polyamory Circle meets the third Monday of every month to discuss such topics as extended families, open relationships, and intentional community in a welcoming, confidential setting. They will meet this evening at 7 PM in Portland; everyone is welcome. Location information is available by phone at 503-285-4848.
An interview with Professor Hamid Dabashi, Columbia University on Iranian elections and future of the Islamic Revolution.
Born on June 15, 1951 into a working class family in the south-western city of Ahvaz in the Khuzestan province of Iran, Hamid Dabashi received his early education in his hometown and his college education in Tehran, before he moved to the United States, where he received a dual Ph.D. in Sociology of Culture and Islamic Studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University.
Kenia Márquez y las niñas y niños del Ballet Papalotl, que significa mariposa en náhuatl, visitaron los estudios de la radio comunitaria KBOO en junio como triunfadores un año más en el desfile de las rosas, el Rose Parade, que tiene lugar durante las fiestas de Portland, el Rose Festival.
The new award-winning documentary film "The Garden" opens at the Hollywood Theatre this week. The film follows the inspiring struggle of a large, vibrant community garden in South Central Los Angeles, which arose as a place of healing after the L.A. Riots in 1992. A backroom deal between the city and a land developer threatens to close the garden. "The Garden" tells the story of mostly Latin American immigrants who organized and fought back. Toni Tabora-Roberts spoke with Julie Bergman Sender, one of the Executive Producers, and Vivianne Nacif, a Co-Producer, about the film.