[Local events] Mon. 8/6: Director Park & Waterfront: Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki

David Abel david at thetextgarage.com
Wed Aug 1 17:14:41 PDT 2012


*On the evening of Monday August 6,
two events will mark the 67th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima
(and the 50th anniversary of such commemorations by Portland community 
groups).
*
Please scroll down for details.

/Physicians for Social Responsibility, Oregon Chapter, presents
*Out of the Shadows: Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki 
<http://www.psr.org/chapters/oregon/events/out-of-the-shadows.html/>*
/*6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Japanese American Historical Plaza
*(Portland Waterfront, NW Naito & Couch Street)

/Poetry on the Piazza presents
*Portland Shadows Project*
/*6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Director Park <http://directorpark.org/>
*(SW Park & Taylor)

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/Physicians for Social Responsibility, Oregon Chapter, presents
*Out of the Shadows: Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki 
<http://www.psr.org/chapters/oregon/events/out-of-the-shadows.html/>*
/
A one-hour program of speakers and performances to commemorate the lives 
lost to nuclear weapons, educate on the threats posed by nuclear 
weapons, and pledge commitment to a nuclear-free world.

Speakers/performers include:

     .    Kathleen Flenniken, Poet Laureate of Washington State
     .    Rev. Dr. Lowell Greathouse of the United Methodist Church
     .    Traditional Japanese Youth Dance directed by Sahomi Tachibana
     .    Drumming by Place of Our Ancestors, of the Confederated Tribes 
of Grand Ronde
     .    Saori Erickson, award winning soprano, recent Grant High 
School Graduate
     .    Ailish Duff, winner of the Oregon PSR Greenfield Peace Writing 
Contest 2012
     .    Chisao Hata, Performance Artist
     .    Sean Tenney, Oregon PSR Shadow Project coordinator
     .    Hosted by Ronault "Polo" Catalani, Portland Office of Equity 
and Human Rights

This event is free and open to the public.

*6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Japanese American Historical Plaza
*(Portland Waterfront, NW Naito & Couch Street)

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/Poetry on the Piazza presents
*Portland Shadows Project*
/
Readings by local writers and artists, including poems, stories, and 
excerpts from accounts by survivors and witnesses of the nuclear bombings.

*6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Director Park <http://directorpark.org/>
*(SW Park & Taylor)


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