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Gentrification is Weird: Bike Tour Forum
May 29, 2017 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A bike tour in historic Vanport with oral history performances—with Gentrification is Weird/ Ignorant/Reflections, Living Stages, and Laquida Landford
The bike ride traces the history of the community of Vanport and the experiences of displacement of its residents. The ride culminates in a theatrical forum facilitated by Living Stages and presented by community performers who face gentrification or displacement. Audience members are invited to participate in a creative, theatrical community brainstorm on what might be possible.
This bike tour is FREE and open to the public. Registration recommended: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/gentrification-is-weird-bike-theatre-forum-tickets-32935106791
Monday, May 29, 2017 1-3 pm
Expo Center Park & Ride
2060 North Marine Drive
Portland, OR 97217
This event is part of the The Vanport Mosaic Festival 2017, a four-day exploration of the history and legacy of Vanport, Oregon’s second largest city wiped out by a flood in 1948. Through theater, documentaries, historic exhibit, lectures, and tours we honor the experience of those who lived there.