Fund-raiser Planned for Victim in Beating That's Under Investigation as Hate Crime

There's a benefit next week in Northeast Portland to raise money for a man police believe was assaulted likely because he is gay. The Dec. 18 fund-raiser beginning at 9 pm at the Tonic Lounge (3100 NE Sandy Blvd.) is being organized by Ian Mandis. His friend works with the man whose attacker left him with serious head and abdominal injuries. Bands playing at the event include The People's ...   More
Monday, December 6, 2010 JESSICA LUTJEMEYER

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

Gulf Coast Oil Spill Benefit Dinner and Concert at Disjecta

Lend your ears and raise some funds: Jeffrey Jerusalem, Housefire, Future Historians, SAFE and more artists will perform at the PDX Gult Coast Benefit Sunday, Aug. 1 at Disjecta. Funds will go to help fishermen affected by the Gulf Coast oil spill. Tickets are on sale now, and for a $40 minimum donation you'll get a Southern-style seafood dinner, cocktails and a raffle. The Oregon Bartenders ...   More
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 Sarah Davidson


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