DACP is partnering with Colored Pencils Art and Culture Council, the Portland Disability Commission, Connecting Communities Coalition, World Affairs Council, and Oregon Historical Society to present Colored Pencils Art and Culture Night – “Our History of Coming Together” from 5:30-9:00pm on June 29th, 2012 at the Oregon Historical Society.
Colored Pencils Art and Culture Night – “Our History of Coming Together”
The event will feature a set by DJ Lamar Wright, visual art by Lavaun Heaster, Eric Ferguson, and John Kelting, a new performance by DACP’s Inclusive Arts Vibe, and the work of several other diverse artists!
Co-Hosted by –
The World Affairs Council
Oregon Historical Society
Portland Commission on Disability
Disability Art and Culture Project
Connecting Communities Coalition
Last Friday / June 29, 2012
at Oregon Historical Society (across from Portland Art Museum)
No admission cost for elders or students. Suggested donation for all others is $10.
5:30 PM: Artists Reception / International Cuisine
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Open Mic / Performances
Colored Pencils celebrates three years of building community among Portland’s settled and immigrant communities, of all abilities. The event highlights the extraordinary vocabulary in spoken words and on canvas, in fine cuisine, in music, and dance. Fine and performing artists’ reception starts at 5:30pm.
Odessa Too will cook up traditional African-American cuisine, and will offer small bites for sale. Spoken word and musical jamming by old and new, young and old. Colored Pencils begins at 6pm and ends around 9pm.
We would love to meet new and old friends at the event, so please pass on this invitation to your friends and enjoy a new dance performance by Inclusive Arts Vibe and many other amazing diverse artists on June 29th at Colored Pencils Art and Culture Night!