Upcoming Events

January 28, 2016

HAZARDOUS BEAUTY (FRIDAY JAN 29, SAT JAN 30), 7:30 PM, $8

Community Dream Productions presents: HAZARDOUS BEAUTY
Part of the 2016 Fertile Ground Festival


THE STORY
Two women—one black, one white—attend a memoir writing class at a Portland college. As writers, they have license to critique each other’s work, but because this is a class on memoir, what results is often a laser-like critique of each other’s lives—sometimes painful, sometimes sad, sometimes joyful, and often very funny. And because they are here to write about their lives, not just talk about them, they are charged with “coherence,” with making sense of love, work, art and aging, and, together, to explore what all this means at the intersection of gender, race and class. Can they be allies for each other on this writer’s journey or will hard words fly, old wounds fester, and women weep? And what does it matter?

PERFORMANCES
January 29, 30, 2016 at 7:30pm 

CAST
Skeeter Greene
Bonnie Ratner

Written and directed by 
Bonnie Ratner

Assistant Director: Josie Seid

Conversation after performance facilitated by 
Jane Vogel, Executive Director, Age and Gender Equity in the Arts (AGE)
Professor Roberta Hunte, Portland State University

LOCATION
Portland Abbey Arts 
7600 N Hereford Ave
Portland, OR 97203


Parking adjacent to the Abbey BuildingPerformance in lower level “Undercroft” space

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