Wednesday Community Calendar 2009 October 21

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Wed, 10/21/2009

Greetings Cascadia! This is Crystal, in for Steve with the KBOO Community Calendar for Wednesday, October Twenty First, 2009.
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This and next Wednesday evening, Imago Theatre is holding open auditions for equity and non-equity actors, dancers, acrobatics and aerial artists for four different productions. To audition, arrive at Imago Theatre, 17 SE 8th Avenue at 6 PM, to sign up for an audition slot. Auditionees will be seen in groups. Allow until 9PM for your audition time. (imagotheatre@gmail.com)
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It's Oregon Wild Wednesday from 6 to 7.30pm at Roots Brewery on SE 7th & Hawthorne in Portland, come find out how scientists saved the majestic California Condor from the brink of extinction and the work being done for a possible return to Oregon. David Moen , species recovery biologist with the Oregon Zoo, will take us on a trip around the state to see where condors may one day find a home in the wilds of Oregon. This is a free quarterly event open to all ages. Arrive early. Contact Sean Stevens at 283.6343
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Tonight at 7pm at Café Artichoke on Hawthorne Blvd. is a free lecture with Author Richard Carlin exploring Worlds of Sound, Story of Smithsonian Folkways. Capturing the soundtrack of the world with a microphone and a dream, Folkways founder Moses Asch believed that all that human ears hear is worth preserving. The Folkways story includes legends Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly, Pete Seeger and a diverse array of folk, bluegrass, jazz, world music and so much more! Seating is limited, so call (503) 232-8845. This event is sponsored by the Oregon Songwriters' Association and Artichoke Music.
(Portland, OR 97214 3130 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd)
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Sustainable Health Abroad is hosting Music Makes Medicine, a fundraiser at the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center Theatre tonight at 7pm. Three local bands will be playing: Sam Bam Boo, Sneakin' Out and Floating Pointe. Check out their website at sustainablehealthaborad, one word, DOT org. They are sending 6 local nurses to Uganda in January 2010 to continue work performed earlier this year in clinics that serve AIDS orphans. Donations are appreciated. Contact info@sustainablehealthabroad.org

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Oregon's dirty secret: 40% of our electricity comes from burning coal. Learn about the devastating impacts of mining and burning coal in the Powder River Basin, the source of Oregon’s dirty coal. Hear powerful first-hand stories from Wyoming family rancher LJ Turner and Northern Cheyenne tribal members Otto and Barbara Braided Hair.
If you don't make it to today's Rally Against Coal at Pioneer Courthouse Square, you can still catch the Sierra Club's Community Briefing on Coal Mining from 7 to 8.30pm tonite at the Oregon Sierra Club Office. To learn more or RSVP, contact Robin Everett at (503) 238-0442 x307.
(Visit http://action.sierraclub.org/NWDirtySecret to learn more and RSVP online!)

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More information on this and other events can be found on our website at kboo DOT fm SLASH community calendar. You can also contact the KBOO receptionist at 503/231.8032 or come down to the station at 20 SE 8th Ave, just off of Burnside. Thanks for joining the KBOO community, new members and thanks to everyone else for your continued support of Full Strength, Volunteer Powered, Home Grown Community Radio, here at 90.7fm K-B-O-O

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