Article of the Week:
“Time-Saving Foods to Keep in Your Kitchen,” by Real Simple Magazine.
Monday, May 17th:
– Book reading, 7:30pm at Powell’s Books on Hawthorne. Features “Crazy for the Storm, A Memoir of Survival” by Norman Ollestad and his survival as an 11-year old after a 1979 plane crash in the mountains.
– The Free Box fundraiser, 9:00pm at the Radio Room on NE Alberta Street. Enjoy comedy by Richard Bain, film and live music…donations are encouraged to keep the web series going!
Tuesday, May 18th:
– 1st Annual Stephenson Art Festival, 5:00pm – 8:30pm at Stephenson Elementary School in Southwest Portland. There will be live music, food, activities for children and art.
– “True Crimes: The Mystery of Jack the Ripper,” Spoken Word Series at Hillsboro’s Walters Cultural Arts Center with Jeff Davis. Starts at 7:00pm and admission is free. This presentation is graphic, and not for the squeamish or faint of heart!
– Oregon Encyclopedia History Night at McMenamins Cornelius Pass Roadhouse, 7:00pm featuring the presentation “The History of Portland’s Jazz Scene.” Includes a live performance by the Opposite Sextets, free.
Wednesday, May 19th:
– Northwest Senior Theatre’s “Overture! Curtains! Lights!” at the Alpenrose Dairy Opera House, 2:00pm showtime with singing, dancing, skits and laughs. Donation of $5 per person is appreciated.
– “Dialogues with Don Quijote: A Method to his Madness?â€ A free series of three forum discussions sponsored by Oregon Humanities. Tonightâ€™s talk is â€œGovernance and Good Leaders.â€ 7:30pm at Milagro Theatre. Panelists scheduled to appear include: former Mayor of Portland Tom Potter, former Multnomah County Commissioner Serena Cruz and former Wilsonville City Council Member Celia NuÃ±ez. Call or email for reservations as seating is limited.
Thursday, May 20th:
– Print Arts Northwest Third Thursday opening parties, 5:30pm – 8:00pm at the Washington County Museum. Light refreshments and local wines are included, and the event is free of charge. Artists work is also available for purchase at the museum.