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CANCELED: History in the News at Willamette Heritage Center in #SalemOR

_nik9165Willamette Heritage Center has canceled this month’s HISTORY IN THE NEWS, scheduled for October 19, 2017.

But don’t worry, the November History in the News will still take place on November 16, 2016 at Willamette Heritage Center.


#SalemOR Progressive Film Series: “At the Fork” – Tues. Oct. 17th


Tuesday, October 17th

Grand Theatre | 191 High Street NE, Salem, Ore.

Filmmaker and omnivore John Papola, together with his vegetarian wife Lisa, offer up a timely and refreshingly unbiased look at how farm animals are raised for our consumption.

With unprecedented access to large-scale conventional farms, Papola asks the tough questions behind every hamburger, glass of milk and baby-back rib. What he discovers are not heartless industrialists, but America’s farmers — real people who, along with him, are grappling with the moral dimensions of farming animals for food.

copypasteimage-8Guest speaker: Kendra Kimbirauskas, CEO Socially Responsible Agricultural Project

Kendra grew up on a pasture-based dairy farm in the Midwest. After earning her degrees from Michigan State University, she became a community organizer for the Sierra Club, helping communities threatened by factory farms. Kendra’s community organizing work took her to rural communities in Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, and Minnesota before she moved to Oregon in 2003.


Admission is $5Grand Theatre | 191 High Street NE, Salem, Ore.7 p.m. | Third Tuesday, Sept-May

Salem Progressive Film Series Page – more information, trailer, etc.

Movie: Warren Miller’s “Line of Descent” at Historic Elsinore Theatre in #SalemOR – Sun. Oct. 15th

Warren Miller’s Line of Descent

Sunday, October 15, 2017 | 7:00PM

Historic Elsinore Theatre, Salem

Travel the globe, by land, air, and sea, exploring the ties that bind us. Visit skiing icons who have made the mountains their home and raised the next generation of winter adventurers. Go from New Zealand, home to some of the Southern Hemisphere’s deepest lines, to the French Alps, where native son Jean Claude Killy’s legacy fills Val-D’Isere hearts with pride.

In Norway, a Canadian ski patroller enjoys the company of his Norwegian brethren, and in British Columbia, the Provo brothers discover the powsurfing stashes of Mustang Powder Lodge. Cruise through the Northern Rockies with Kalen Thorien by motorcycle and rip the rugged terrain of Jackson Hole with legends like Tommy Moe and Jess McMillan.

For 68 years, ski families have cheered on the official kickoff to winter with the ski film company that started it all and this year is no different. As the family grows, the traditions grow richer in Volkswagen presents Warren Miller’s Line of Descent. Deeper and fresher than ever.

Elsinore Theatre Events Page

Learn more at warrenmiller.com.




Historic Elsinore Theatre

A Conversation: “Social Justice through Art, Advocacy, and Activism” with artist, Betty LaDuke and Guests at Willamette U. In #SalemOR – Tues. Oct. 10th


Social Justice through Art, Advocacy, and Activism

A Conversation with artist, Betty LaDuke and Guests

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 | 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Willamette University | Ford Hall Theatre | Rm. 122

Free and open to the public

Betty LaDuke: Social Justice Revisited: Home – WU webpage – more information, including locations on campus to see Betty LaDuke’s artwork

Mid-Autumn Festival at Willamette U. in #SalemOR – Sun. Oct. 8th

Contact Eurydice -ychen2- for more information!-2Mid-Autumn Festival

October 8, 2017 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Willamette University | Ford Hall | Room: 102 — Kremer Board Room

Join the Chinese Taiwanese Culture Association in celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival with food, games, and prizes! Learn about this important traditional Chinese festival!

This event is Free and open to the public!

Willamette Event Page

Contact Information:
Eurydice Un

ZenaFest at Zena Forest outside #SalemOR – Sat. Oct. 7th


Saturday, October 7, 2017 | 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Willamette University’s Zena Forest

ZenaFest is the University’s annual event connecting our Community with our 305-acre Zena Forest property, and showcases the work of faculty, students, staff, and our partners to advance our ecological and educational missions.

We welcome all students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and guests to come spend a few hours exploring, learning, and having fun!

This is a free event, but two activities are limited in size and are first-come, first-served.

Please visit http://www.willamette.edu/go/zenafest for all event information including how to reserve your spot on the limited activities.

Location Information:
Zena Forest

Contact Information:
Name: Joe Abraham
Phone: 503-370-6482
Email: jabraham@willamette.edu

Event Sponsor(s):
Willamette University Sustainability Institute

Other Details:
Please visit http://www.willamette.edu/go/zenafest for all event information, including reserving your spot for limited activities.

Lecture: “What Russia Wants” at Willamette U. in #SalemOR – Thurs. Oct. 5th


What Russia Wants

Thursday, October 5, 2017 | 7:00 PM

Willamette University | Ford Hall | Room: 122 – Film Studies Auditorium

Julia Ioffe, staff writer for The Atlantic and specialist in Russian-American relations, will give a talk entitled “What Russia Wants” discussing the current relationship between the two countries, including Russia’s role in the 2016 elections and contact between the Russian government and the Trump administration.

Admission is free

Contact Information:
Sarah Bishop

Event Sponsor(s):
Learning by Creating Grant Mellon Foundation