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#SalemOR FOR: “4th Sunday at 4” OR. Black History Month Celebration in music and more! – Sun. Feb. 25th


Programs of Peace, Justice and Nonviolence for 30 plus years

“4th Sunday at 4”

Sunday, February 25, 2018 | 4:00 PM

Salem Friends Meeting House | 490 – 19th Street NE


Our guest presenters are:

  • Salem gospel soloist Ms. Glenda Faye Pullem
  • Ms. Glendora Claybrooks, CEO of Friends of the African Union (FAU) and current Washington County Democratic Party Black Caucus Chair, will lead us in a dialogue on “Universal Health Care.”
  • Aneesah Furqan-Peace serves as the  V.P. of the Oregon Assembly for Black Affairs (OABA), that is a statewide organization, currently  celebrating its 40th year anniversary, and whose purpose is to improve the political, educational, social, legal and economic status of Blacks in Oregon. Aneesah will provide us with an overview of the OABA.

Please invite others and join us for this celebration

Pot luck meal follows the program

Everyone Welcome!


Information: 503-371-6109


Exploring Our Heritage: Oregon’s 159th Birthday Celebration in #SalemOR – Today! Sat. Feb. 17th

Exploring Our Heritage — Oregon’s 159th Birthday Celebration!

Saturday, February 17, 2018 | 10 AM to 2 PM

Oregon State Capitol | 900 State Street, Salem

Oregon became a state on February 14, 1859 and to celebrate we will have costumed history interpreters, historic re-enactments, activities for children, period music, covered wagons and a stagecoach, free birthday cake while supplies last and more! A special tribute this year for the 175th anniversary of the Oregon Trail and the historic vote at Champoeg. This event is sponsored by the Oregon State Capitol Foundation.

Fundraiser Film Screening for Lord & Schryver Conservancy: “A Man Named Pearl” at #SalemOR Cinema – Sun. March 18th

Fundraiser Film Screening for Lord & Schryver Conservancy

“A Man Named Pearl”

Sunday, March 18, 2018 | 7:00 PM

Salem Cinema | 1127 Broadway NE, Salem, OR

Please join us for this special event generously sponsored by Salem Cinema’s REEL CHANGE For Our Community program.

The film tells the inspiring story of self-taught topiary artist Pearl Fryar. It offers a message about respect for both self and others, and shows what one person can achieve when he allows himself to share the full expression of his humanity.


Lord and Schryver Conservancy preserves the legacy of landscape architects Elizabeth Lord and Edith Schryver.


Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at the door

On sale now at the box office or www.salemcinema.com/specialevents

Surrealism and the American West: André Breton’s “Hopi Notebook” at Hallie Ford in #SalemOR – Tues, Feb. 20th

Surrealism and the American West:

André Breton’s “Hopi Notebook”

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Hallie Ford Museum of Art | Roger Hull Lecture Hall

Katharine Conley considers the founder of the surrealist movement’s practice of collecting in light of the notebook he kept on his trip to visit the Hopi reservation in August 1945, the month the United States bombed Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Breton’s theories of the object anticipate current debates about the animacy of things by such contemporary theorists as Jane Bennett and Mel Chen by about 50 years. His belief in the liveliness of repurposed things, haunted by their former lives, was particularly pertinent to the Hopi Katchina dolls he collected on his trip to the American West and subsequently kept close to him in his apartments in New York and Paris.

These things had an impact on surrealist thought through the memories they stirred in him of the dances he had witnessed during his visit and recorded in the “Notebook” and his “Ode to Charles Fourier.” Breton’s “Hopi Notebook” adds a missing piece to our understanding of the premier avant-garde movement of the twentieth century through the way Breton, in his notes, sought to capture his evolving understanding of what it means to be human.

Free and open to the public

Location Information:
WU Campus – Hallie Ford Museum of Art
700 State Street Salem 97301

Contact Information:
Abigail Susik

Event Sponsor(s):
The Department of Art History, Willamette University and the Sponenburgh Lecture FundOther

Details: Kate (Katharine) Conley is a professor of French and Francophone Studies at William & Mary where she is also Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences. She is the author of books and articles on the surrealist movement, most recently of Surrealist Ghostliness (Nebraska UP, 2013) and “Collecting Ghostly Things: André Breton and Joseph Cornell” in Modernism/Modernity (April 2017).

UCO/Wind Ensemble Winter Concert at WU in #SalemOR – Tues. Feb. 20th

University Chamber Orchestra & Wind Ensemble

Winter Concert

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 | 7:00 PM

Willamette University Campus | Rogers Music Center | Hudson Concert Hall

The University Chamber Orchestra under the baton of guest conductor, Daniel Rouslin, Professor of Music, will present a program of works by Mozart, Vaughan Williams, Vivaldi, and Bizet.

Featured soloist on the program is Willamette’s Artist Associate, Ann Kosanovic Brown, bassoon, who will perform the Concerto in C Major “La Serenissima” by Antonio Vivaldi.

The program will also include Mozart’s “Haffner” Symphony in D Major, Ralph Vaughan Williams’ “My Bonny Boy” from the English Folksongs Suite, and two movement s from Georges Bizet’s L’Arlesienne Suite No. 1.

The Willamette University Wind Ensemble conducted by John Skelton, will perform a program of works by Chaminade, Van der Roost, Vaughan Williams, and Hisaishi.  The featured soloist on the program is Willamette senior, Ariel Todoki, flute, who will perform in the Concertino for Flute, Op. 107 by Cecile Chaminade.

The program will also include Puszta- Four Gypsy Dances by Jan Van der Roost, Well Met, My Own True Love (The Lover’s Ghost) by Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Selections from “Princess Mononoke” by Joe Hisaishi.

Free Admission

Location Information:
Willamette University Campus | Rogers Music Center | Hudson Concert Hall
900 State Street
Salem, Oregon 97301

Contact Information:
Diane P Trevett-Sedoruk
(503) 370-6255

1 BILLION RISING EVENTS ONE BILLION RISING > #SalemOR > Oregon State Capitol > TODAY! Wed. Feb. 14th

One Billion Rising: Salem

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | 12:00 PM


Rise with us on February 14th!

One Billion Rising is the biggest mass action to end violence against women in human history.

The campaign, launched on Valentine’s Day 2012, began as a call to action based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. With the world population at 7 billion, this adds up to more than ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS.

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Introduction & Orientation: Poor People’s Campaign presents A National Call for a Moral Revival in #SalemOR – Thurs, March 1st

Poor People’s Campaign presents:

A National Call for a Moral Revival

Thursday, March 1, 2018 | 6:30 PM (Potluck @ 6:00 PM)

Saint Mark’s Lutheran Church, 790 Marion St., Salem

Members of the public are invited to learn more about the Poor People’s Campaign, A National Call for a Moral Revival and how it will unfold in Oregon. A local orientation takes place 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 1 at Saint Mark’s Lutheran Church, 790 Marion St. in Salem.

The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is bringing together people from across the country to build a broad and deep national movement, led by the poor, clergy and moral agents, to demand change.

The March 1 orientation will give participants a chance to hear from the Oregon Poor Peoples Campaign organizers in Portland, and join the movement.

We’ll share some food at 6 p.m. before the meeting begins. Bring something for the potluck, if you can.  RSVP to Mbeemer@wraphome.org to attend, and go to poorpeoplescampaign.org to get signed up for the national campaign.

The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival has emerged from more than a decade of work by various movements fighting to end systemic racism, poverty, militarism, environmental destruction & related injustices. It stems from Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor Peoples Campaign he fostered more than 50 years ago.

Go to poorpeoplescampaign.org for more information or send an e-mail to salemorjustice@gmail.com