Which Portland neighborhood do you call home? Or, are you Moving to Portland?
I've been in SE Portland since early November 2012, and I'm loving it. Currently working at your friendly neighborhood Plaid Pantry, but I'm working on moving up in the world. I'm 27, am pretty good at translating Latin (I have a degree in it! Also one in English), and need to write more poetry. What's up?
What do you love about Portland?
Seeing different people every day. Looking outside my window and seeing a tree. Those times when I find a good Bloody Mary. Hawthorne. Free Craigslist.
Elliott Smith, Murder By Death, Pinback, Wrens, Tool, the Stones, the Clash, Lucinda Williams, my husband, Spoon, OK Go
What's your favorite Portland neighborhood and why?
Well, I've gotta say Richmond, since it's home. Also digging Hawthorne and Hollywood.
One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.
Following our will and wind, we may just go where no one's been.
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October 5, 2017 at 7:30pm to October 7, 2017 at 9:30pm
PBO opens its 2017-18 Season with our largest ensemble in years performing Mozart’s Requiem, joined by Cappella Romana and Trinity Cathedral Chamber Singers. Also: the dazzling Eine kleine Nachtmusik for strings and the ethereal Laudate Dominum for soprano and chorus from Vesperae Solennes de Confessore.See More
At August’s First Thursday Art Gallery Art Walk between 4-6 pm, Artistic Portland will feature work of members from the Pacific Northwest Sculptors display through August 12th. Sculptors Carole Murphy, Dan Good, George Heath, Chayo Wilson and Mo Ross are invited to come talk about their work.The Eclipse is the inspiration for a challenge the member artists have embraced. Visitors can vote for their favorite piece of Eclipse art featured in the Co-op’s window. All entries will be submitted into…See More
Planetary Dance is open to everyone. In this ritual, people dedicate their dance to someone/thing in need of support. As all run, walk & pulse in concentric circles to the steady beat of the drum, everyone creates a moving mandala. Each step becomes a prayer for healing. BYO picnic & stay for a post-dance lunch.Planetary Dance was first created by dancer Anna Halprin. Her aim was to help the Mt. Tamalpais community heal after the deaths of 7 rape victims on the mountain by a serial…See More
JAW: A Playwrights Festival, hosted by Portland Center Stage at The Armory since 1999, has given playwrights a space and resources to develop their scripts. After being chosen from nearly 200 submissions, JAW playwrights are able to collaborate with theater professionals from across the country. Following two weeks of collaboration and rehearsals, The Armory opens its doors to the public to host staged readings of each play. All performances take place on the U.S. Bank Main Stage at The Armory.…See More
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