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Documentary special on Stephen Marc Beaudoin and PHAME. Dmae went to a rehearsal at PHAME as they got ready for a four-county tour and performance at Aladdin Theatre.  This is part of  ‘Making Change’ – a series about the intersection of creativity and social/cultural change. Also featured at the end of the show, a personal story of Gayle Montanez and Kara, her eight-year-old daughter with disabilities and how they share their love of nature together.

Stephen Marc Beaudoin

Stephen Marc Beaudoin is a talented and respected singer and actor who has performed throughout the country. In Portland, he’s worked with Opera Theater Oregon and Hand2Mouth Theatre to name a few.

Beaudoin is also a successful community activist who has been able to produce disaster relief benefits that have raised an amazing amount of donations. His benefit ‘Songs For Haiti’ brought more than $150,000 for Mercy Corps, International. The benefit ‘From Oregon, With Love’ brought in more than $250, 000 for disaster relief after the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

Katie Ehlen

Beaudoin first saw the PHAME choir perform at the Haiti benefit concert. He joined the board of the directors and is now the executive director bringing PHAME to a new level of growth.

We’ll also meet students like Aaron Hobson, Nikki Lane, Pat Hansen and Katie Carlson, artistic director Jessica Dart and music director Matthew Gailey.

Hear members of the PHAME choir and staff rehearse for the upcoming four-county tour and performance at the Aladdin Theatre in this ‘Making Change’ documentary special on location at PHAME.

‘Making Change’ is  year-long series about the how artists, performers, writers, innovators and community organizations use creativity for social and cultural change.

It’s made possible with funding by the Regional Arts and Culture Council and individual donors including June Arima & John Schumann Fund of the Equity Foundation. These features and specials will air throughout the year.

Find out how you can support ‘Making Change.’

Aaron Hobson

“PHAME: the H is for Honored Tour” is scheduled for 14 performances throughout the four-county area. All performances are free with the exception of the final performance at the Aladdin Theater March 22, 2012.

Tickets for this performance will be $15 and go on sale February 1, 2012. More information and show dates available by calling 503-764-9718, or visiting phameontour.tumblr.com

Performance Schedule:

Nikkie Lane (center)

Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 7 p.m.

St. Johns Community Center Auditorium, 8427 N Central Street (FREE)

Thursday, March 15, 2012, 7 p.m.,
East Portland Community Center, 740 SE 106th Avenue (FREE)


Friday, March 16, 2012, 7 p.m.,
Estacada Junior High Auditorium, 500 NE Main St.(FREE)

Saturday, March 17, 2012, 7 p.m.,
Clark College, Foster Auditorium,1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA (FREE)

Sunday, March 18th, 2012, 10 a.m.,

Matthew Gailey

Grace Memorial Episcopal Church, 1535 NE 17th Avenue (FREE)

Monday, March 19, 2012, 6:30 p.m.,
Elsie Stuhr Center, 5550 SW Hall Blvd. (FREE)

Thursday, March 22, 2012, 7 p.m.,
The Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukie ($15 all tickets, available at ticketmaster.com

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