“The Wake of Vanport” Premier Screening (15 November 2014)

The Wake of Vanport, multimedia works produced by the 2014 Vanport Multimedia Project, will be publicly screened for the first time at 2 PM Saturday, November 15, 2014 at the Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church (3138 N Vancouver Ave). “The Wake of Vanport” honors the death of a city and the viewing of its history […]

Stumptown Stories: When Oregon was Russian (15 October 2013)

Kick Ass Oregon History‘s Ribald Resident Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin presents When Oregon Was Russian on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at the Jack London bar (basement of the Rialto, SW 4th and Alder). Tuesday! Please join Doug Kenck-Crispin from Kick Ass Oregon History for “When Oregon was Russian” – looking at the fascinating history and influence […]

Die-Oh-Ram-Ahs! The 2nd Annual Kick Ass Oregon History Diorama Contest

Kick Ass Oregon History

Details revealed about the 2nd annual Kick Ass Oregon History Diorama Contest.

World Toilet Day 2012

PHLUSH, Portland, Oregon’s public restroom advocates, recognizing that Portland’s location in the Cascadia Subduction Zone puts us in considerable risk of a devastating earthquake in our lifetime, has launched a fall emergency preparedness campaign in conjunction with World Toilet Day.

OE History Night: Of Casts and Characters – the Early Years and Collections of the Portland Art Museum (5-November-2012)

Of Cast and Characters - the Early Years and Collections of the Portland Art Museum

Journey back to late 19th century Portland and the founding of the city’s art museum to learn about its earliest art collections including hundreds of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture.