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Cultural Work Roundup November 2019

/// November 2019 ///

November is full of BIPOC arts and culture! Some of our community event highlights are below. Support artists and cultural workers of color around town this month! 


By | 2019-10-25T22:06:20+00:00 October 25th, 2019|Arts & Culture, Featured, News & Events|

Footsteps, Drum Beats, and Silence: Speaking the Language of 3PALF

by Alice Chang

I learned about the cultural work led by APANO’s Arts and Media Project (AMP)  this summer. Not long after, I began participating, I was able to witness some of the inspiring effort and imagination that goes into the process of organizing 3PALF. If there is anything I have taken away from the experience […]

By | 2019-10-24T01:05:26+00:00 October 24th, 2019|Arts & Culture, Featured, News & Events|

October Cultural Work Roundup – 2019

/// October 2019 ///

October is popping with loads of arts and culture! We are proud to present EPALF the third time around (aka 3PALF) exploring the theme of PASSAGES at the Orchards of 82nd and the largest Asian mall in Oregon, Fubonn. It will feature 75+ local artists of […]

By | 2019-09-27T09:27:47+00:00 September 27th, 2019|Arts & Culture, Featured, News & Events|

“Leaving Ripples”: Brian Parker Talks Altering Realities and Breaking Limits Through a Powered Imagination

As a kid, Brian Parker would weave stories of six-headed monster-sloths that he would then narrate ambitiously and enthusiastically to his mother. She would patiently hand him a pencil and paper, saying, “You write it. You draw it, and then I’ll understand.” Ever since, he has fully embraced storytelling, using words and illustrations to convey […]

By | 2019-09-23T23:12:08+00:00 September 22nd, 2019|Arts & Culture, Featured, News & Events|

“The Tomatoes Were Resilient”: Georgina Brooks Talks Overcoming Fears, Making Mistakes, and Growth as a Rite of Passage

At the age of four, Georgina Brooks was so excited by colors that she developed the inconvenient habit of breaking crayons. As a silkscreen printer and cartoonist today, she is just as captivated with colors, preferring to print on colored paper over “boring” white paper. She is an enthusiastic outdoor explorer, and her whimsical comics, […]

By | 2019-09-22T02:42:45+00:00 September 22nd, 2019|Arts & Culture, Featured, News & Events|