Old Town History: “Illumination #1″ (4-7, 12-14, 19-21 December 2014)

Illumination No 1

For three weekends in December the 1881 Mariner’s Building (209 NW 3rd) will be the location, and canvas, for Illuminations #1, a site-specific work by artist Rose Bond.

Holiday Cheer: A Celebration of Oregon Authors (7 December 2014)

Holiday Cheer

The 47th Annual Holiday Cheer: A Celebration of Oregon Authors, takes place Sunday, December 7, 2014. This celebration of Oregon writers is a popular holiday tradition. Authors will be on hand displaying, autographing, and of course selling their latest works.

Oregon History 101: Immigration and Ethnicity (1 December 2014)

History 101: Immigration and Ethnicity

Oregon History 101: “Looks Like a Good Beginning”: Immigration, Ethnicity, and Exclusion in Oregon, 1850-1910. will be presented by Dr. Jacqueline Peterson-Loomis at the Kennedy School (5736 NE 33rd Ave) on 1 December 2014 at 7 PM.

Science Pub Portland: Shaping Light with Folded Surfaces (18 November 2014)

OMSI

Science Pub Portland presents Shaping Light with Folded Surfaces tonight at the Empirical Theater at OMSI (1945 SE Water Ave.).

Revolution: DB Cooper (22 November 2014)

Revolution-DB-Cooper-295x100

For the fourth year in a row, the geeked out history folks at Kick Ass Oregon History give us the straight shit on the NW’s most famous hijacker. Revolution: DB Cooper takes place Saturday, 22 November 2014 at Turn! Turn! Turn! (8 NE Killingsworth).