Experience a team sport like no other at the 2018 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships, February 22-24 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Synchronized skating combines the pageantry and skill of figure skating with the excitement of a team sport. Nearly 1,600 skaters representing 100 of the nation’s top synchronized skating teams will descend on Portland for three days of thrilling competition as they vie for a U.S. Championship title and a spot at the ISU World Synchronized Championships in…See More
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The Oregon Sports Authority has served as the state’s sports economic development arm for nearly two decades, injecting more than $200 million into Oregon’s economy through sports tourism. Supported by more than 150 annual members, the non-profit organization works relentlessly to enhance the state’s economy and quality of life through sports.
The Oregon Sports Authority’s major achievements include landing the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament (2009 and 2012), Davis Cup World Final, U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Women’s World Cup Soccer and the Dew Tour. Earlier this year the Oregon Sports Authority was recognized as “Sports Commission of the Year” by the National Association of Sports Commissions.
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The Art Co-operative will have a month-long celebration beginning at the First Thursday Art Walk between 4-6 p.m. on June 7, 2018. Five years ago June 1 a group of local artists opened their doors in the Hollywood District to sell their art to the public. Two years later the Art Co-operative expanded by moving downtown to a larger space with more artists. Celebrating that five year milestone the Co-op will be holding a drawing on Saturday, June 30, with many of the member artists donating…See More
This is networking like no other!!!! This is a movement that is going global. We are equipping women with tools to take their powerhouse messages to purpose-driven movements.We are on a mission to AMPLIFY YOU to expand your reach, increase YOUR VOICE and to STAND ON YOUR STORY!Don't walk alone, we are encouraging every woman to reach one and bring one!Register at …See More
JAW: A Playwrights Festival, July 27-29Portland Center Stage at The Armory proudly presents its 20th year of championing new plays and bringing invigorating theater to Portland with its JAW: A Playwrights Festival. Each summer, JAW welcomes a handful of playwrights to Portland — whose scripts have been selected from hundreds of submissions — to spend two weeks collaborating with directors, dramaturgs, actors, and other theater professionals to develop their plays in a supportive environment…See More
Dine out for a cause on Wednesday, May 16th and support Raphael House of Portland’s life-saving domestic violence shelter and prevention programs! More than 45 local restaurants have pledged a portion of their day’s proceeds to help adults and children escaping partner violence. You can make a difference simply by enjoying a meal – or several – at any participating eatery in Portland, Lake Oswego, and Beaverton. A full and growing list of involved restaurants can be found online at…See More
For our final program of the season we are delighted to host David Sarasohn, renowned Oregonian columnist, as our speaker.In the Age of Trump, the media is under unprecedented attack; accused of spreading “fake news” while swimming in a sea of propaganda distributed by numerous shady forces. David will provide his perspective on today’s news business and how it is standing up to the president.David Sarasohn made fun of politicians for The Oregonian from 1983 to 2013. In 2008, Sarasohn was a…See More