Nordic Northwest opens film study classes
Nordic Northwest will present "The Cinema of Scandinavia" from Oct. 15-Dec. 10 at Nordia House, 8800 S.W. Oleson Road in Portland.
Films will be screened each Monday from 7:15-9:15 p.m., with Tom Birnie of Portland State University leading the discussion. The focus will be on acquainting students with the major directors, themes and narrative styles of the art form.
Class fee is $200. The film series is open to all. Those wishing to attend are encouraged to register by Oct. 12 by calling Nordia House at 503-977-0275.
LO's Meltzer named featured artist
Lake Oswego artist Bonnie Meltzer has been invited to be the featured artist in the October Fiber Art exhibition at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River. She will present an artist's talk about the exhibit at 4 p.m. on Oct. 19 and will participate in a free "Crochet Out" from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Oct. 20.
The exhibit includes "politely political" artworks with an environmental thread running through them. The exhibit is open all month.
Columbia Center for the Arts is located at 215 Cascade Ave. in Hood River.
Christ Church invites all to talent show
Christ Church Episcopal Parish will hold a vaudeville stage show, art exhibit and potluck dinner on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the church, located at 1060 Chandler Road in Lake Oswego.
The event will begin with the art show at 5:30 p.m. in the Narthex, followed by the potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. and vaudeville stage show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person, which includes two drinks, or $25 per family, which includes two drinks per person.
Oregon Music Hall of Fame induction set
The Oregon Music Hall of Fame will hold its 2018 induction ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Aladdin Theater, with performances by The Kingsmen, Ural Thomas & the Pain and Monti Amundson.
Inductees include Andy Stokes, Monti Amundson, Dan Eccles, Freak Mountain Ramblers, The Rats, Ural Thomas, Dover Weinberg and industry members Dennis Carter, Ed Dougherty, The KISN Good Guys, and Peter and Michael Mott.
Portugal. The Man will be inducted as Artist of the Year and their album "Woodstock" will be named Album of the Year.
The Aladdin Theater is located at 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave., Portland OR 97202. For tickets, visit omhof.org.
University hosting herb walk in Forest Park
The National University of Natural Medicine, in conjunction with Forest Park Conservancy, will hold an hour-long herb walk in Forest Park on Nov. 10 from 11 a.m. to noon.
The educational walk will focus on the medicinal uses of plants that can be found in your own backyard. The free walk is led by local naturopathic physicians and NUNM students. Registration is limited to 20 people. Sign up online at forestparkconservancy.org.
To learn more about the community health course taught by NUNM, visit nunm.edu. The university is located at 049 S.W. Porter St. in Portland.
Herbal First Aid Intensive planned
The National University of Natural Medicine will hold an Herbal First Aid Intensive workshop from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Oct. 27 and Oct. 28 28 at the NUNM Academic Building, 049 S.W. Porter St., Portland.
Herbalist and wilderness first responder Greta de la Montagne will lead the workshop, which will cover first-line therapies for conditions ranging from heat exhaustion and parasitic infections to sprains and panic attacks. Plant identification, wildcrafting and plant-collection ethics will also be discussed, as well as herbal first aid kit ingredients and hands-on experience with techniques such as wound poulticing and sprain management.
Cost to the general public is $150 with early-bird registration through Oct. 15, or $200 after that date. To register and learn more, visit traditionalroots.org/trevents.
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