Almost Live: Cascade AIDS Project Art Auction's New Digs a Hit

Arts & Books
What a difference a venue makes. After a multi-year run in the oppressively cheesy Oregon Convention Center, the Cascade AIDS Project's annual fundraising extravaganza benefited immensely this past weekend from a move to the Bison Building at 419 NE 10th Ave. The 21st Annual Art Evening and Auction, held Saturday, May 1, felt like a whole new event thanks to the spaciousness of the environs of ...   More
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 RICHARD SPEER

A Handmade Crane Chandelier and How It Can Help Nepal

This unique chandelier made out of 1000 paper cranes works as nifty dangling art and as a feel-good piece for the living room. It's on eBay now until Sunday, July 19 (current bid: $50) as a fundraiser for a Portland nonprofit that aims to expand a school and provide clean drinking water to children in Nepal. The nonprofit founded by Reed College graduate Xeno Acharya is called Namaste Kathmandu. ...   More
Friday, July 17, 2009 Katie Litvin

P:ear Blossoms through Apartment Benefit Dinners

[This dispatch is written by WW freelancers Kimberly Lilly and Jay Horton] “At the end of last year's winter holidays our organization ran out of money,” says Pippa Arend, program director and co founder of p:ear. Now, she explains, this is something which always happens after the gift giving season, but p:ear—a local charity geared towards helping Portland's homeless youths ...   More
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 KELLY CLARKE


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