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Punishment comes after probation violation for 2007 DUI

Lindsay Lohan has been fitted with an ankle monitor and will serve her sentence on house arrest rather than going to jail.




Oregon State University's Black Student Union will be showcasing their 9th annual Divine Nine Step Show:Step Into the Bad Side at 3:30 p.m. on May 28 at Lasells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St. in Corvallis. Tickets are $6 for the public, $5 for students, and doors open at 2:30 p.m.



Fundraiser to be held May 27

This Friday, May 27, the African Youth Community Organization and Al Jebal Mediterranean restaurant will be holding a fund-raising event from 6 to 8 p.m. at Jackson Middle School, 16025 SW 35th Ave. in Portland.
The event, "A Walk in Our Shoes" will help raise "the needed resources to both sustain and to growth students who are falling through the cracks by providing academic tutoring, language instruction, afterschool sports activities and advice on cultural integration."



The mural's creator, the prominent mural artist, Isaka Shamsud-Din, has expressed interest in restoring the mural. The King Neighborhood Association is exploring grant funding



Former rapper turned businessman says his campaign comes after decades of activism

MIAMI (AP) -- It's a late Friday night in a Little Havana restaurant when Luther "Luke" Campbell's campaign volunteer suggests announcing to the handful of other diners that a candidate for Miami-Dade County mayor is in their midst.
The former rapper nods in agreement, then jokingly reconsiders as the curly-haired volunteer walks away. Her short-shorts are demure by Miami standards, even practical on a humid night, but maybe the older couple she's approaching will get the idea that his campaign is about booty shaking.



More than a game now, Monopoly has become a multi-million dollar franchise

In 1935, Charles Darrow, au unemployed salesman from Philadelphia, got a patent on Monopoly, a board game ostensibly inspired by another named The Landlord. The original had been invented over three decades earlier by a Quaker named Lizzie Phillips as a means of illustrating capitalism's tendency to enrich property owners at the expense of impoverishing renters.All of the above is chronicled in Under the Boardwalk, a delightful documentary directed by Kevin Tostado which is certain to delight any Monopoly fan.



A Somewhat Secret Place

This groundbreaking art-show about and by the disabled is planned to open July 7th in Portland Oregon but funding is still short for the compete program. Enough pledges must be gathered before June 20th.Those who pledge will get tickets to special events and be proudly posted on the donors list



Portland event will feature performance, music

This Sunday, the World Arts Foundation, Inc. will be holding an Honor Roll Tribute to Portland's African American cultural heritage.
Starting at 3 p.m. May 15 at Maranatha Church, 4222 NE 12th Ave. Paul Knauls – the Mayor of Albina – will host and emcee an afternoon of tribute and musical celebration. After the Maranatha event, the evening will continue at the Conga Club, at Northeast Alberta and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. from 7 to 9 p.m.



'Thor' lays the groundwork for upcoming 'Avengers' franchise

Created by the legendary Stan Lee back in the early '60s, it's taken almost a half-century for Thor to arrive on the big screenThis worthwhile adaptation was directed by four-time Oscar-nominee Kenneth Branagh, and stars Chris Hemsworth in the title role, an Australian actor who bears a striking resemblance to a young Brad Pitt



Who sets the trends in Portland?

Mark your calendars trendsetters. The Ladies1st Fashion, Art, and Music Expo is set for  1pm – 6pm,  May 7 at the TA Event Center, 300 NE Multnomah Ave.


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