August Wilson Monologue Competition

From The Red Door Project:

August Wilson Monologue Competition, Portland Regional Finals on February 26!

GET READY TO EMERGE!

A diverse group of high school students performing August Wilson, the foremost chronicler of the African-American experience in dramatic literature; world-class musicians Darrell Grant, Bobby Torres, Redray Frazier, DJ David van Overeem, Mic Crenshaw, and Oluyinka Akinjiola and Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater!

We welcome photography throughout the evening from press sources including, but not limited to, behind-the-scenes access to watch student participants warming up and witness the powerful interactions between students and teaching artists before the show.

This event is tailor-made for photographic journalism and provides a compelling story about what can happen when we mix it up and see what emerges.

WHO: Portland-area high school students, world class musicians. Kevin Jones, founder of the August Wilson Red Door Project, award winning actor and director. Popular Portland actress, Chantal DeGroat emcees.

WHAT:  The August Wilson Monologue Competition Portland Regional Finals

WHEN: February 26, 2018, Doors open at 6:30pm, Show begins at 7:00pm.

WHERE: Newmark Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205

Support the celebration and elevation of the African-American culture in Portland. For more information about the AWMC and the August Wilson Red Door Project, visit http://www.reddoorproject.org/awmc. Contact Jory Bowers, Operations Coordinator, at jory@reddoorproject.org to coordinate your participation in our Regional Finals event.

For more information, media inquiries and press access:

Contact: Jory Bowers, Operations Coordinator, (612) 239-4449 or jory@reddoorproject.org

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Dough for Dollars for Lane Middle School

Who doesn’t love pizza AND supporting our kids?  Westmoreland Pizzicato is teaming up with the Lane Middle School PTA for a delicious fundraiser.  On November 28th, 20% of the Westmoreland Pizzicato store’s sales will go back to Lane Middle School!  Call 503-736-0174 to order (or pre-order) your pizza!

Lane Middle School Canned Food Drive

November 6th – December 7th, 2017, students at Lane Middle School will compete for a pizza party while helping gather food and personal items for the Oregon Food Bank and Lane Middle School’s Food Pantry.  To donate items, drop by Lane Middle School, check out their Facebook page, or email them.

 

Keep the Change for Lane Middle School!

Shop Grocery Outlet on SE 72nd/SE Flavel, November 3rd-5th and tell the clerk “Keep the Change for Lane Middle School PTA!”  Funds go to support the Library Courtyard project, which will provide a beautiful outdoor study space for students.  Thanks to Dave and Cheri of Grocery Outlet for partnering with Lane M.S. PTA to make this happen!

Multnomah County Student Health Centers

Multnomah County operates 12 student health centers at area schools, including Lane Middle School, here in Brentwood-Darlington! The clinics are like a regular doctor’s office—offering everything from immunizations and well-child exams to mental health counseling. Student health clinics are open to all Multnomah County youth (aged 5-18) and there is never an out-of-pocket cost for students or their families. Same day and walk-in appointments available.  Find out more here!

We will also be hosting a representative from Multnomah County Health Centers at our December 7th meeting with Special Guest Sgt. Randy Teig.