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Repost: Solo Performance: “The Gun Show” at Willamette U. in #SalemOR – Dec. 1-2

f0c88b82ad33f873ddefa165_864x1100.jpg“The Gun Show”

By E.M. Lewis
Solo Performer: Vin Shambry

Friday and Saturday, December 1-2, 2017 |7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Willamette University | Pelton Theatre

The Gun Show” by renowned playwright and Willamette alumna E.M. Lewis takes aim at America’s most dangerous pastime with brutal honesty and poignant humor.

Leaning neither left nor right, it jumps into the middle of the gun control debate and asks, “Can we have a conversation about this?”

$15 students | $20 general admission

Willamette U. Campus | Pelton Theatre
900 State Street Salem, Oregon 97301

Willamette Theatre Box Office


#SalemOR Progressive Film Series: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power – Tues. Dec. 19th


An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power


Tuesday, December 19, 2017 | 7:00 PM
Salem’s Historic Grand Theatre


Don’t miss our next documentary, with a very special guest speaker: Bill Bradbury

This inspiring sequel to the 2006 documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” follows Al Gore as he travels the world attempting to combat climate change.

The film shows Gore’s work with fellow environmentalists, researchers, businesspeople and politicians, and also details his behind-the-scenes efforts at the UN’s 2015 Climate Change Conference.

Documentary is followed by guest speakers and an audience discussion.


Salem Progressive Film Series – more information

#SalemOR Speaks Up!


Salem Speaks Up!

Commemoration of the 69th Anniversary of the UN Declaration of Human Rights

Moderator: Shelaswau Bushnell Crier

Sunday, December 10, 2017 | 7:00 PM

St Mark Lutheran Church, 790 Marion St. NE

(corner of Winter and Marion Street)

SAFETY is our theme for this year.

It is a basic human right that we all should feel safe in our homes, at school, at work, in places of worship and in the community.

We will open with a brief presentation by students about what makes a community or neighborhood feel safe.

This event offers an open microphone opportunity designed to encourage community members to speak up about human rights issues in the Salem area.

Free and open to the public.

Light refreshments provided.

(Doors open at 6:30)

Planning Organizations: League of Women Voters, American Association of University Women, United Nations Association

Supporting Groups: Salem-Keizer Coalition for Equality, Human Rights and Relations Advisory Commission; CAUSA; Mano a Mano; Latinos Unidos Siempre; NAACP; Oregon PeaceWorks; Health Care for all Oregon; Move to Amend; PCUN; Center for Hope and Safety; Salem Fellowship of Reconciliation; Salem Friends Meeting; and Oregonians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

Interpretation available in Spanish

ALS interpreter is available with prior notice


Hosted by St. Mark Lutheran Church

For more information call 503-792-3238.

A Discussion of Art and Activism: How to be Rad in Difficult Times at Willamette U. in #SalemOR – Wed. Nov. 29th


How to Be Rad in Difficult Times

Kate Schatz & Miriam Klein Stahl

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 | 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Willamette University | Hatfield Room in Mark O. Hatfield Library

A discussion of art and activism with the author and illustrator of New York Times bestselling children’s books: Rad American Women A to Z and Rad Women Worldwide.

Free and open to the public

Event sponsored by the Civic Communication and Media department | CCM 342 |
with support from Willamette’s Mellon Foundation-funded Learning by Creating initiative

Cindy Koenig Richards

Location Information:
Willamette University Campus – Hatfield Library | Hatfield Room
900 State Street Salem, Oregon 97301

Reminder: #SalemOR Streetscape Plan Kickoff Open House – Nov. 30th

Do you have ideas about how to make Downtown Salem’s sidewalks more inviting, exciting, or fun?

We want to hear from you!

Thursday, November 30, 2017 | 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Senator Hearing Room/Courthouse Square | 555 Court St. NE, Salem

Salem residents are invited to attend the Salem Streetscape Plan Kickoff Open House.

Those who cannot attend the open house are invited to participate virtually Nov. 30 – Dec. 22 at our online open house.


High St. Gallery: Furthermore Exhibition / Closing Reception Sat. Dec. 2nd


– Two-person exhibition: Featuring works by Jonathan Bucci and Robert Hardgrave.

Saturday, December 2, 2017 | 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

High St. Gallery | Gallery entrance is located at the back of the building

Closing Reception

Always Free • Open to Public • Family Friendly

700 High St. NE Suite 180
Salem, OR 97301


Facebook: @HighStGallery



Robert Cray Band in #SalemOR – Tues. Dec. 5th


Robert Cray Band

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2017 | 7:30PM
Historic Elsinore Theatre | 170 High St SE, Salem, OR

$25 – $55
Robert Cray has been bridging the lines between blues, soul and R&B for the past four decades, with five Grammy wins and over 20 acclaimed albums…. more.