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The Urgency of Toni Morrison @ Hollywood Library | The First African American Woman to Win the Nobel Prize in Literature
Explore the life and legacy of Toni Morrison, whose best-selling work examined racial and gender identity in America — particularly the often-crushing experience of Black women — through incandescent prose resembling that of no other writer in English. She was the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature and the author of 11 novels as well as five children’s books (written with her son Slade) and several essay collections. In these turbulent times, her work is essential reading.
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Portland Wednesday Food & Drink Specials including daily specials, happy hours, & late night specials.
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Bare Bones Bar & Cafe | (2900 SE Belmont St) | Happy Hour 4-7 PM
- Drinks: Whiskey Wednesdays – $1 Off All Whiskey, $3 Well Drinks | $2 Pabst & Ranier Tall Boys | $2 Session, Mickey’s, Miller LT | $1 Off All Other Beers
- Food: Grilled Cheese, Chili Dogs, Hummus Plate, Tuna Salad, & more (Happy Hour Menu)
Goodfoot Lounge | (2845 SE Stark St.) | Happy Hour 5-8PM
- Drinks: $2 Pabst Blue Ribbon | $1 Off Infused Cocktails | (Drink Menu)
- Food: Cheese Burger, Cheese Dog, Kimchi Plate, Koritos & Salsa (Food Menu)
- Drinks: $5 Tinto & Txakoli | 10% Off All Wine Bottles
- Food: 1 free tapas with purchase of adult beverage
- Drinks: $1 Off Draft (Happy Hour Menu)
- Food: $3 Soft Pretzel / Fries with Cheese / All Salads, $5 Chicken Strips; Half off Pizza Slices (late) (Full Menu)
The EastBurn (1800 E Burnside St.) | Happy Hour 3-5PM
- Drinks: Whiskey Wednesday – $2 off all premium whiskeys, Happy hour Drinks Available (Menu)
- Food: $1 Off Salad & Entrees (Menu)
- Late Night: Late Night Food & Drink Menu starts at 10pm (Menu)
North Bar (5008 SE Division St.) | Happy Hour 3-6PM
- Drinks: $8 Margarita, Patron Select Barrel Aged Reposado $6
- Food: Vegan Chilli, Greek Salad, Flatbreads & More (Happy Hour Menu)
5&Dime (6535 SE Foster Rd, Portland) | Happy Hour 3-7 p.m.
Discover Portland’s Hidden Mysteries w/ Urban Adventure Quest’s Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure! | Discount / Promo Code
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Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure
Hours of Operation – Play anytime, Sunrise to Sunset
$39.20 for a team of 2-5 people w/ code PDXPIPELINE at urbanadventurequest.com
Looking for a way to turn Portland into a giant game board? Give the gift of adventure with a city-wide scavenger hunt!
Urban Adventure Quest has created an interactive scavenger hunt that combines the fun of the Amazing Race with a three-hour sightseeing tour of Portland. Guided from any smart phone, groups make their way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. (more…)
2020 Cascade Festival of African Films @ PCC Cascade | Portland Celebration of Black History Month, Free, 30+ Feature/Documentary/Short Films
A free popular Portland event for 29 years, this year’s film festival features five weeks of more than 30 feature, documentary and short films by established and emerging African directors from 18 countries. The Cascade Festival of African Films shows us Africa through the eyes of Africans, rather than a vision of Africa packaged for Western viewers.
The films celebrate Africa’s achievements, expose its failures, and reveal possibilities for a hopeful future.
See full film schedule at africanfilmfestival.org.
Need a Newsletter? Letter-O-Matic is here to Help! | Perfect for Freelancers, Small Business Owners & Activists
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We provide easy to read, easy to monetize newsletters for only $300 and 30-45 minutes of your time per month.
This service is perfect for busy freelancers, small business owners and activists who know the value of a monthly newsletter, but don’t have enough time to put one out on a monthly basis. (more…)
The Littman + White Gallery are proud to present, Standing Strong: the Awakening, an exhibition featuring photography and film works by Native American artist Josué Rivas. Standing Strong aims to capture the revival among Indigenous peoples who are taking pride in their culture while stepping up to protect the natural world. As stated by Rivas, “this body of work is a record of the spirit, of the land, water, and all our relations.” Curated by Safiyah Maurice.
There There Everywhere: Urban Native Experience in Portland, Chicago and Oakland @ Central Library | Free, Everybody Reads
Join Theodore Van Alst (Lakota descent) as he talks about his linked short story collection, Sacred Smokes, which follows Teddy, a Native kid growing up in Chicago. He’ll discuss the urban Native experience as described in his work and There There.
Dr. Van Alst is the Director of Indigenous Nations Studies at Portland State University. He is co-editor and creative editor for Transmotion (an online journal of postmodern indigenous studies). His writing and photography can be found in The Rumpus, Indian Country Today, Entropy, Electric Literature and High Desert Journal, among others.
Join us for Everybody Reads, Multnomah County Library’s annual community reading project.