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Adventure with OAR Northwest

May 27 at 7pm
Open to the Community

OAR Northwest’s Rachael Mallon and Jordan Hanssen will speak on bringing adventure to the classroom after rowing 750 miles down the Columbia River collecting data, visiting schools, and weaving their story.
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A Photographer Shoots Wildfire

Danger, Drama, Beauty, & Pathos

May 28 at 7pm
Suggested Donation $5

Photographer Jürgen Hess discusses his experiences with shooting wildfires in the Columbia River Gorge. He will bring images and videos to exemplify this wondrous photographic experience
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The History of Hip Hop with Donnell Alexander

June 4 at 7pm

Through Northwest Mixtape, Donnell Alexander will partner with Kevin Jeffrey, a Northwest native and Portland resident, to discuss and show how the cultural expression of hip hop has shaped not only their lives, but an entire demographic of young adults.
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Portland Poetry Slam, A Raw Evening of Poetry

June 17 at 7pm

“Poetry slam is to a poetry reading as a house show is to a concerto performance. This is poetry’s form of an underground revolution.” Portland Poetry Slam represents the current generation on a 30-year timeline of Slam poetry.

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Summer Art Experiences

Workshops for Youth

June-August 2016

Columbia Arts  is excited to host another year of dynamic arts education programming for children at the Center. We are proud to bring new and exciting workshops to the Summer Art Experiences

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On Deck: Avenue Q

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