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Submission Deadline: SHIFT – Transformative Change and Indigenous Arts

The only way to get change is not through the courts or—heaven forbid—the politicians, but through a change of human consciousness and through a change of heart. Only through the arts […] can we really reach each other. ― Leslie Marmon Silko (Laguna Pueblo) EMPOWERMENT, ACTION, LIBERATION The SHIFT – Transformative Change and Indigenous Arts program supports artist and community-driven projects responding to social, environmental or economic justice issues through a Native lens. The program focuses on efforts that are built upon community cultural assets, resilience and strengths and draw increased attention to Native communities, perspectives and challenges, shifting a national narrative of invisibility, misunderstanding and misappropriation. SHIFT provides invaluable resources for project development, production and presentation for the artists and their collaborators. Resistance is its…

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Submission Deadline: LIFT – Early Career Support for Native Artists

We are what we imagine. Our very existence consists in our imagination of ourselves. Our best destiny is to imagine, at least, completely, who and what and that we are. —N. Scott Momaday (Kiowa) NURTURE, ELEVATE, UNFOLD LIFT – Early Career Support for Native Artists program will provide invaluable support to early career Native artists with one-year awards to develop and realize new projects. Support for burgeoning artists is critical in developing fresh voices and envisioning the future of our respective Native practices. LIFT encourages artists to uplift communities, advance positive social change, point courageously toward environmental sustainability, and foster communal meaning making. Following extensive research and strategic planning, LIFT refocuses NACF’s programmatic efforts to expand the potential of emergent Native artists. LIFT consists of…

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THE MAYOR TURNS 90: A PAUL KNAULS CELEBRATION

Paul Knauls, Sr. is turning 90 years old. Affectionately known as “The Mayor of Albina,” Paul’s legacy is difficult to sum up. An entrepreneur, raconteur, trailblazer, and soul music aficionado, this man continues to inspire and strengthen bonds in our community. Tonight’s virtual storytelling event features public officials, musicians, and community members celebrating this great man on his 90th birthday. This event will be live streaming virtually on the World Arts Foundation Facebook page, Albina Vision Youtube channel, and both the Worlds Art Foundation and Albina Vision websites, from 6:30-8pm pst on Friday Jan 22nd. Donations are strongly encouraged to support the work of Albina Vision.

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Telltale Presents: Let’s Start Over

Curated storytelling for people that like to get vulnerable and take no shit. Hey, champ! Thanks for checking out Telltale. We are (once again) a monthly curated storytelling event for people that like to get vulnerable and take no shit. We are into genuine connection, laughter, heartbreak, poignant moments, and community building. We are in our 4th season. Yeah, it’s going to be on zoom and not in person. Yeah, it’s not the same. But it’s better than nothing. And I said I’d do the show until the government stopped making me angry all the time….and….you see my point. At this unique version of Telltale, you can expect about 6-8 performers sharing something with you, in the way that feels right to them–so there will…

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Virtual Wildwood Open Mic!

Michael Guimond is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Last Stand Open Mic! Time: Jan 4, 2021 08:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82329412180?pwd=dlFuZSt3U2dLMlRMS1J3QmYxYjNXUT09 Meeting ID: 823 2941 2180 Passcode: 302960 One tap mobile +16699009128,,82329412180#,,,,*302960# US (San Jose) +12532158782,,82329412180#,,,,*302960# US (Tacoma) Dial by your location +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington D.C) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) Meeting ID: 823 2941 2180 Passcode: 302960 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kdqFCXHkhG

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The Longest Night: HOCUS Presents Stories of Darkness

The Hermetic Order of Clandestine Urban Scribes opens its metaphorical doors for an early observance of the Winter Solstice, to include readings, rituals, music, and terriible puns. [YouTube Link]

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Virtual Last Stand Open Mic!

Michael Guimond is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Virtual Last Stand open mic! Time: Dec 7, 2020 08:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85078257918?pwd=VmJsQzJhZ2R6TzRSTFhtRk1KTUJ2UT09 Meeting ID: 850 7825 7918 Passcode: 445311 One tap mobile +12532158782,,85078257918#,,,,,,0#,,445311# US (Tacoma) +13462487799,,85078257918#,,,,,,0#,,445311# US (Houston) Dial by your location +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington D.C) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) Meeting ID: 850 7825 7918 Passcode: 445311 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kbA7eurk0G

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A Conversation with Santi Holley

Join us for a conversation with journalist and non-fiction writer, Santi Holley. Mr. Holley will discuss his newly-released book on Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds’ Murder Ballads album, that will be published by Bloomsbury Press in November. Santi Elijah Holley was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. His essays, short stories, reviews, and journalism have appeared in numerous outlets, including The Atlantic, The Guardian, VICE, Tin House, Atlas Obscura, The Economist, Paste, The Outline, Topic, Sojourners, Pacifica Literary Review, Willamette Week, The Portland Mercury, The Stranger, and Longreads. His work has been selected for Entropy’s Best of 2019: Best Online Articles and Essays, and cited in Best American Essays 2018. He is the recipient of a 2020 PEN America grant, the 2019 Robert B. Silvers…

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Kim Gordon in Conversation With Carrie Brownstein Ticketed Event

The personification of downtown New York cool, Kim Gordon is undoubtedly one of the most singular and influential figures in modern music, art, and fashion. Her 2015 New York Times-bestselling memoir, Girl in a Band, gave readers a behind-the-scenes look at her trailblazing life and the birth of the totemic alt-rock band, Sonic Youth. Her new book, Kim Gordon: No Icon (Rizzoli), is an evocative, visual self-portrait of the indie underground cultural maven and ’90s style icon, and the perfect companion tome for anyone who’s ever crooned along to “Teenage Riot” or rocked an X-girl T-shirt. Part scrapbook, part visual diary, Kim Gordon: No Icon is a collection of personal photographs, magazine and newspaper clippings, zines, fashion editorials, and ad campaigns, spliced with lyrics, writing,…

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Live Online Lecture and Q & A with Sarah Smarsh

Sarah Smarsh is a nonfiction author who writes about socioeconomic class and rural America. Her first book, Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth, was both a New York Times  bestseller and a finalist for the National Book Award. Her latest work, She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs, explores themes of gender and class while celebrating the life and work of the iconic Dolly Parton. This event will be free and open to the public. For the link and password to the event, write to anelson@clark.edu.

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