06-17-2024  4:21 pm   •   PDX and SEA Weather

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Photo courtesy of Portland Rose Festival Court 

The 2024 Rose Festival Court includes 15 outstanding students from Portland, Metro-West and Metro-East high schools. Junior and senior female-identifying students from 4A, 5A and 6A -Class schools qualified for the court with a combination of a 3.0 cumulative GPA and 20 hours of verifiable community service.  

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Susheela Jayapal; candidate, CD-3 

Every Tuesday at 8 p.m. through February 27, connect with candidates for Oregon’s 3rd and 5th Congressional districts who will discuss their healthcare visions.

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City Club is gearing up for the November election, when consequential and complex ballot measures will await Oregon voters.

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Photo Courtesy of Portland Trail Blazers 

HBCU To the Pros Night to feature special HBCU band performance from Prairie View A&M’s Marching Storm

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Photo courtesy of Wreaths Across America 

FREE Access to an expanded patriotic, educational curriculum and resources for service-based learning

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The cast of "Quixote Nuevo" at South Coast Rep; photo by Jenny Graham/Courtesy of South Coast Rep (2023) 

 In its third and final stop on a tour of the West Coast, Portland Center Stage opens an adaptation of the classic 17th century novel by Miguel Cervantes, Don Quixote. Quixote Nuevo is written by playwright Octavio Solis.

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Photo: Black Artists of Oregon at Portland Art Museum 

The Portland Art Museum is offering  two free opportunities to experience exhibitions and programs this week—Free First Thursday on Thursday, February 1, and Miller Family Free Day on Sunday, February 4. Visitors can enjoy Africa Fashion in its final weeks (closing February 18), Black Artists of Oregon, and the newly reopened Throughlines, after its temporary closure due to construction on the Museum’s campus transformation project.

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Photo: Joe Rudko  

PDX CONTEMPORARY ART is pleased to present Scrapbook, an exhibition of new work by Seattle based artist Joe Rudko.

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Seattle/King County Clinic returns to Seattle Center February 15-18, 2024, offering free dental, vision, and medical care to people in need. As healthcare costs continue to rise and public services dwindle, the Clinic fills a growing and vital need for low-barrier, patient-centered care.

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(Photos courtesy of Portland Parks & Recreation) 

Now through May 3, 2024: Opportunities for summer employment; qualifying participants can apply for a full college scholarship

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