Date(s) - 05/09/2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7600 N Hereford Avenue --Portland
On May 9, 2017, Portland Abbey Arts in North Portland plays host to The Round. Musicians Joe Fortunado, Nicko Waroff, and Laryssa Birdseye. will perform rounds of music with poet The Abby Owen performing ‘Spoken Word’ between song rounds. Visual artist Kenneth Fuller depicts his experience of this interweaving of music and poetry, thus creating a singular collaborative evening experience shared by the audience and the artists.
The Round originated at the Fremont Abbey Arts Center in Seattle and has since been restarted restarted in Portland by Karen Ward, the the an African American entrepreneurial pioneer and founder of Portland Abbey Arts (PAA), an intercultural arts organization working towards societal transformation (justice, equity and inclusion) through collaboration. This arts experience is curated by PAA (a POC founded, intercultural arts organization working towards societal transformation (justice, equity and inclusion) through collaborative, cross cultural learning, and education via cultural sharing and exchanges across differences.
The Portland Round is held at the Portland Abbey ‘Undercroft’ (Lower Level) on 7600 N. Hereford Avenue in Portland, OR 97203 on the second Tuesdays of the month through July 2017. Doors open at 7:15pm with the show starting at 8pm. All ages. Donation $5-$10, ticket at the door.
The Round, https://www.facebook.com/groups/theroundpdx
Portland Abbey Arts, http://abbeyarts.org, https://www.facebook.com/portlandabbeyarts