The Dill Pickle Club, Portland’s creative cultural club, presents the release of DPC Oregon History Comics vol. 5: The Streets of Chinatown this Thursday, January 12, 2012.
Author and journalist Sarah Mirk will lead a discussion on the history and changes to the Chinatown community and will be joined by two important community leaders: Henry Sakamoto, one of the founders of the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Endowment and Mary Leong, neighborhood historian.
The presentation takes place at the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center (121 NW 2nd) from 5pm to 7pm. A public reception and light refreshment will follow. Guests can also view the permanent exhibit “Oregon Nikkei: Reflections of an American Community” at the center.
Visit the Dill Pickle Club website for more details on this event, including an interview with Harry Lau, the artist and illustrator of the “The Streets of Chinatown” comic.
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