Centennial Celebration – PCC Sylvania – Portland, OR

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January 18, 2014
12:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Portland Community College
12000 SW 49th. Ave.
Portland, OR

Open to the Public: Yes
Admission: Yes
Event Host(s): Oregon Fellowship of Reconciliation and Portland Community College
Featured Guest(s): Paulann Petersen, Cecil Prescod, Avery Hill, Cindy William Gutierrez, Damon Kupper, Paul Susi, Joaquin Lopez and Friends of William Stafford board members, Tim Barnes and Leah Stenson.

Event Site Contact Info:
Name: Joan L. McClellan
Phone: 503-777-2467
Email: OFORjoanie@aol.com

“Making War No More: A Centennial Celebration of William Stafford” PCC Sylvania Campus, Performing Arts Center.

Los Porteños, Portland’s Latino writer’s collective, will present a short excerpt of Words That Burn: A Dramatization of World War II Experiences of William Stafford, Lawson Inada, and Guy Gabaldón in Their Own Words.  Creator Cindy Williams Gutiérrez will introduce the work performed by actors Damon Kupper, Paul Susi, and Joaquín López.

(A full staged reading will be produced at the Milagro Theatre on October 2-5, 2014 in commemoration of the William Stafford Centennial, the 70th anniversary of the rescindment of Executive Order 9066, and Hispanic Heritage Month.)