A Portland activist group wants to melt ICE.
On Saturday, Jan. 26, The ICE Breakers are hosting a costumed rally and concert in front of Portland's U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center.
In a statement, event organizers call for Portlanders to dress in superhero attire to "demonstrate that ICE is a super villain organization."
"[ICE] is a force of such out of this world evil," the statement reads, "that it will take a pantheon of real world super heroes to defeat them. On January 26th, that is exactly what we are assembling."
The weekend after the event, The ICE Breakers will also release an anti-ICE album and video game.
One organizer, who identifies in an event statement as Crimson Salamander, says, "Art has played a critical role in past social movements. You don't need superpowers to fight evil. I fight with a paintbrush and a guitar."
The costume rally will take place from 2-5:30 pm on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 4310 SW Macadam Ave.
The inventive protest comes about six months after Portland's month-long Occupy ICE protest, which ended with a police sweep last July.
A spokesperson for ICE could not immediately respond to WW's request to comment.