Portland in the News: BLM Mural & Grants; Pandemic Give Guide; Next Up at The Oregon Theater & More! | August 12, 2020
After a protester tagged a church in SE Portland, Imago Dei decided to turn it into a mural.
Local businessman and philanthropist Jordan Schnitzer has established a Black Lives Matter Artist Grant Program.
Don’t know how to help during the pandemic? Eater has created a guide of how to give, volunteer opportunities and food banks in the Portland Metro area.
Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this week:
- Portland Monthly: Aminé Speaks
- Oregon Arts Watch: Portland’s arthouse movie theaters haven’t given up
- Willamette Week: Someone Tagged “Black Lives Matter” Outside a Church in Southeast Portland. Staff Decided to Keep It—and Turn It Into a Mural
- Willamette Week: The Oregon Theater, the City’s Last Operating Porn Palace Before Closing This Year, Plans for a Second Coming
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