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A Solar Eclipse of the Heart

by Candace Kita, Cultural Work and Development Coordinator

Astrology for the Solar Eclipse in Aquarius, February 15, 2018

Since when does APANO post horoscopes, you may ask? Well, this is the first one —and it’s because, in addition to being APANO’s Cultural Work & Development Coordinator, I am also a fresh-faced and enthusiastic astrology student at […]

By | 2018-02-15T01:10:14+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Featured, News & Events|

February Cultural Work Roundup

/// February 2018 ///

Greetings, friends of APANO! We’re a month into 2018, and there are plenty of opportunities to support social justice and  local artists of color. Check out a few of them below!


By | 2018-02-01T20:37:26+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Events, Featured, News & Events, Opportunities|

2017 Cultural Work Highlights

by Candace Kita
Cultural Work & Development Coordinator

We hosted our third year of our MicCheck! Cultural Event Series, including the first ever East Portland Arts & Literary Festival (EPALF): a full day of performances and art by artists of color. Over 400 people attended this event led by our very own Arts & Media Project (AMP).

We […]

By | 2018-01-12T05:29:25+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Members, News & Events|

January Cultural Work Roundup

/// January 2018 ///

Happy New Year! Kick off 2018 by checking out these opportunities to celebrate the creativity of artists and cultural workers of color.


By | 2018-01-09T23:29:47+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Featured, Members, News & Events, Opportunities|

Announcing Our 2018 Creative Placemaking Grantees!

APANO and the Division-Midway Alliance (DMA) are pleased to announce the 2018 Creative Placemaking Grantees! These six local artists and residents will lead creative placemaking projects to engage the East Portland community in issues that affect them.

Now in its fourth year, Creative Placemaking Project Grants provide opportunities for people who are connected to […]

By | 2017-12-18T22:15:34+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Featured, Jade District, News & Events|