The Skanner News Update January 2, 2013
January 02, 2013
Portland Artist Visits War-Torn Congo and Finds Photos Drawings and Friendship
Roger Peet visited the Democratic Republic of Congo to volunteer in a newly created national park. He brought back photos, drawings and memories of the warm and generous Congolese people. … To read the whole story click here
Save the Date for The Skanner Foundation’s 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast
Author Irma McClaurin Ph.D. will give the keynote speech at the 2013 breakfast, set for Monday Jan. 21, at the Hilton Portland, 921 SW 6th Avenue. It’s a holiday so downtown parking will be free. … To check the details click here
Quartet to Open Feb. 8 Portland restaurateur Frank Taylor will open Quartet on Portland’s Southwest waterfront , Feb. 8.
The restaurant will offer fresh Pacific Northwest cuisine with a Southern influence, Northwest brews and beverages and live music. … For all the information click here
We Can End the Culture of Rape in 2013
Lauren Wolfe says the upsurge of anger in India is mirrored across the globe, from Egypt and Somalia to Nepal and the United States . The One Billion Rising, movement is calling for women to rise up on February 14, 2013, and demand an end to violence. … To read all about it click here
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