Portland in the News: Darcelle the Musical; Depaving Portland one Parking Lot at a Time; Portland’s 1st African American Fire Chief & More! | June 20, 2019

Darcelle is now a musical! Based on the life of the world’s oldest working drag queen, the show premieres in September.

A volunteer group is slowly turning Portland packing lots into gardens … by hand. In the last decade, Depave Portland has deconstructed about 75 parking lots across the city.

And a Portland man recently discovered his father is Grammy Nominated musician Robert Palmer.

Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this week:

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