The fine folks who organize the Vanport Mosaic project want you to know about:
LOST CITY, LIVING MEMORIES:
Vanport Through The Voices of Its Residents
May 27th and May 29th
Join for two FREE special screenings of the 10 NEW short documentaries part of Vanport Mosaic on-going oral history project, now in its third year. Through archival footage, historic photographs, and compelling first-person narratives, this collection of community-produced short films creates a rich and elaborate “mosaic” of the vibrant community that made up the city of Vanport.
Tickets are FREE, but seating is limited and RSVP is strongly recommended. Donations are gladly accepted at the door.
Saturday, May 27th
Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church – 3138 N Vancouver Ave, Portland
We’ll open with music and the beautiful voice of Marilyn T. Keller, and Sen. Jackie Winters (flood survivor) will read the City’s Proclamation for the Vanport Day of Remembrance. Prof. James Harrison will answer our questions about Vanport history.
Monday, May 29th
Irvington Covenant Church – 4003 Northeast Grand Avenue, Portland
With special guest Shalanda Sims, director of Vanport, The Musical, performing a few songs from the play, and reading the City’s Proclamation for the Vanport Day of Remembrance. Remarks by Nick Fish. Prof. James Harrison will answer our questions about Vanport history.