To say that Lauren Steele is a gifted actress is an understatement. In 2019 she delighted audiences with a tour de force performance playing 19 characters in Queens Girl in the World, by Caleen Sinnette Jennings. Steele showed the … Read the rest
Intisar Abioto calls herself “an explorer-artist working across photography, dance and writing.” Since she moved to Portland as a young adult with her family, she’s been creatively highlighting and documenting the contributions and talents of Black Oregonians.
A prolific cross-disciplinary … Read the rest
Dmae looks at the Black contributions to fashion design throughout American history with writer, publisher and fashion expert Rhonda P. Hill.
Dmae features S. Renee Mitchell, performer, multimedia artist, former Oregonian columnistÂ and the winner of the 2019 Spirit of Portland award.Â She is the creative force behind the â€œSpreading the Black Joy Virus,” a multimedia intergenerational project intended to increase … Read the rest