Oregon Celebrates the Arts October 1-8, 2012

Oregon Days of Culture, a celebration of the arts, heritage, and humanities in Oregon, begins this week.

The event showcases everyday culture in every Oregon community across the state with author readings, exhibitions, performances and screenings and more. Many of the Days of Culture events are are free; most are family friendly; all represent the lively cultural expression that happens every day in our communities.

Oregon Days of Culture is October 1-8. 2012 and presented by the Oregon Cultural Trust, a statewide funding agency who serves communities throughout Oregon  in the form of grants.

Here are some of the local arts events happening that week:

Sacred Nepali Dance – Dance Mandal 
October 1, 2012 at 7:00 pm
Tigard Public Library
13500 SW Hall Blvd
Tigard, OR 97223

Broadway Rose Theatre Company presents Little Shop of Horrors, Sept. 20 – Oct. 14 in Tigard, Oregon.
12850 SW Grant Avenue
Tigard, OR 97223

First Annual National Star Wars Reads Day 
October 6, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Tigard Public Library
13500 SW Hall Blvd
Tigard, OR 97223

Conversation Project: To Cut or Not to Cut
This Reading/Lecture is a Public event and is Free.
October 2, 2012 at 7:00 pm
Tualatin Public Library
18878 SW Martinazzi Ave.
Tualatin, OR 97062

There are numerous arts events also occurring in Portland, Oregon during the week (too many for me to list!). Please check the Oregon Days of Culture events page to get complete listings and details. http://oregondaysofculture.org/

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The Oregon Cultural Trust is a statewide funding agency fueled by individual donations for which donors receive a 100% Oregon tax credit. Donations to the Cultural Trust return to the community in the form of grants benefiting every county in Oregon. Sign up for action alerts, participate in advocacy projects – and contribute to support the good work underway to support and recognize the diversity of Oregon’s cultural community.

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