Stories From Rural Oregon
Dmae features rural Oregon author Bing Bingham and his book Shaped By The Land: Stories of the rural American West. We’ll hear about his stories of ordinary people in Eastern Oregon and their perspectives and lives are shaped by their surroundings. He’ll be reading from his book at 6pm on March 20th.at the American Legion Post 134 in Portland. And in the latter part of the show we’ll get a preview of Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice (Part One) produced by his daughter Holly Yasui. The film premieres at the Grand Theater, 191 High Street NE, Salem, Oregon.
Bing Bingham will be performing stories from his book, Shaped By The Land: Stories of the rural American West, at 6pm on March 20th.at the American Legion Post 134, located at 2104 NE Alberta in Portland.
Shaped By The Land: Stories of the rural American West, compiled from Bingham’s blog, Dusty Dog Cafe, The stories feature a community of friends and neighbors who swap tales over an endless cup of coffee in the imaginary Dusty Dog Cafe. Bingham writes stories of everyday people in rural Eastern Oregon, many of whom go out of their way not to be famous or newsworthy. They simply face one of life’s changes or transitions and make the best they can out of it with what they have around them.
For 25 years, Bingham has worked as a freelance writer, photographer and radio producer specializing in rural and agricultural issues. His credits extend from the National Museum of the American Indian at the Smithsonian Institution and NPR to numerous regional and local publications, stations and websites. These days, he, his wife and three very dusty stock dogs live on a remote sheep and meat goat ranch in northern, Central Oregon where he writes books and blogs at… http://dustydogcafe.com/.