Out in East Portland, Montavilla Initiative and East Portland neighborhood activists launched a new campaign called “Enough is Enough”, calling on the City to pay better attention to homeless camps and the impact they have on neighborhoods.
It’s clear that many aren’t satisfied with the current state of law enforcement and homelessness support, but what about solutions? It’s been a year since Right 2 Dream Too has moved into their new location.
Earlier this month, OPB interviewed representatives from the neighborhood and the 100-bed rest camp who have worked together to make it a success for all involved.
All weekend, leep an eye out for The Predator, not to mention Crazy Rich Asians, if you happen to be in the vicinity of the Laurelhurst Theatre. “Known for showing first and second-run films and for serving food and beer, the theater was constructed in 1923 with an Art Deco design.”
2735 Burnside St. * Late afternoon and evening shows
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Tribute: Petty Theft w/This Year’s Model will be playing their hearts out at Burnside Skate Park on Friday night, September 21st. “Burnside Skatepark is a skatepark located in Portland. Located under the east end of the Burnside Bridge, the skatepark was originally built by the skateboard community without permission and eventually the city approved the area as a public skatepark.”
SE 2nd Ave. * 7 pm
Cider Riot, that chill and cozy watering hole serving house ciders made with local apples, presents The Children’s Book Bank “Cask for a Cause” on Friday, September 21st. “In honor of The Children’s Book Bank we’re tapping a very special cask of 1763 Revolutionary West Country Cider, our award-winning cider for the event” — with 50 % proceeds going to the kids’ Book Bank!
807 NE Couch St. * 5 pm – 8 pm
Cosube, Kern’s surf / coffee / and beer shop, is hosting an all day BBQ to raise awareness of a campaign to stop a pebble mine in Alaska. There’s be bands as well.
For more information on this issue, go here.
It’s bluegrass and stringband tunes from two talented pickers, Josh Cole & Marilee Hord, on Saturday, September 22nd, at the always quenching Laurelthirst Public House.
All ages can enjoy an awesome afternoon’s musicality.
2958 NE Glisan St. * 12 pm – 2 pm
Hot off the presses at the KBOO Community Event Calendar – it’s time to wet your whistle and raise a ruckus over a show called, Whiskey Dixie and the Wet Country, this Saturday night, September 22nd at the Imago Theatre. “A raunchy outlaw-country musical about a sexually frustrated cowgirl who finds herself on a tragicomic ride from Hell and will do whatever it takes to get off. Written by local award-winning and Grammy-nominated songwriter Amanda Richards and directed by Serah Pope.”
17 SE 8th Ave. * 7pm – 9 pm
You’ve probably been wondering, what are the Romtoms Sunday Sessions? Well, of course, they’re at Romtoms, the hip live-music hangout with patio, and of course, they’re on Sunday, and they’re music sessions that will keep you coming back for more.
600 E. Burnside St. * 2 pm – 2:30 am
Cast your Autotune to the wind and come out and enjoy the finest in Portland Karaoke at Trio Club. “Trio offers a multi-dimensional Portland night club experience. We offer three different rooms that entertain DJ’s, Private Parties, Karaoke, Dancing, and socializing. Trio is a 21 and over nightclub.”
909 E. Burnside St. * Sunday – Thursday 5 pm – 2:30am Friday – Saturday 5 pm – 3:30am