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NEWS BRIEFS

Exhibit Explores the Legacy of Portland Bird Watchers

Dedicated bird watchers catapult a conservationist movement ...

Special Call for Stories about the Spanish Flu

Genealogical Forum of Oregon seeks stories from the public about one of history's most lethal outbreaks ...

Joint Office of Homeless Services Announces Severe Weather Strategy

Those seeking shelter should call 211 or visit 211.org. Neighbors needed to volunteer, donate cold-weather apparel ...

Q&A with Facebook's Global Director of Diversity Maxine Williams

A conversation on diversity and the tech industry ...

City Announces Laura John as Tribal Liason

Laura John brings an extensive background in tribal advocacy and community engagement to the city of Portland ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Don’t Delay, Sign-up for Affordable Healthcare Today

The deadline to enroll or modify healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act is December 15. ...

The Skanner Editorial: Alabama Voters Must Reject Moore

Allegations of predatory behavior are troubling – and so is his resume ...

Payday Lenders Continue Attack on Consumer Protections

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending writes that two bills that favor predatory lenders has received bipartisan...

Hundreds Rallied for Meek Mill, but What About the Rest?

Lynette Monroe, a guest columnist for the NNPA Newswire, talks about Meek Mill, the shady judge that locked him up and mass...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

Brian Stimson of The Skanner News

On Monday, Feb. 28, the Lifesavas and the Thermals will be performing a FREE show at Oaks Parks Skating Rink. But there's a catch. There's always a catch.

You have to have a wristband to get in. Google Hotpot – the show's sponsor – is giving them out around town and will be revealing those locations on their twitter feed -- @HotpotPDX.

If you aren't able to make Monday's performance, Rev. Shines of the Lifesavas will be spinning some of his best on Thursday, March 3 at the Someday Lounge.

Shines and crew are celebrating 3 years of The Fix, the free weekly hip hop showcase of some of the best hip hop of Portland and the nation. This Thursday, Rev. Shines will be joined by DJ Kez and Dundiggy.

Show starts at 9 p.m. on March 3. 21 and up.

The Fix has been a weekly gathering of artists that have included M64, Ragen Fykes, Matt Nelkin, DJ IZM, DJ Nature, DJ Mello Cee, DJ Beyonda, Rich Medina, Bobbito, Spindarella, Count Bass D, Mad Professor, Large Professor, Diamond D, Crazy Legs, Jake One, Spinna, Shafiq Exile & DJ Day, Dam Funk, Crown City Rockers, Shawn Jackson, Giant Panda, Vitamin D, Mick Boogie, ?uestlove, & many more

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