This weekend!

FRIDAY 

There’s a closing art show at Milepost 5 tonight. Two of my friends and neighbors, Leviticus Appleton and Maxwell, are hosting a closing party for their dual show “Alone Together”.

In the video below, Leviticus talks about his art, and goes on to explain how MP5 is available to serve community. Every organization and every business has its offerings and opportunities, and in the four months I’ve lived in Montavilla I feel like I’ve barely scratched the surface.

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For after the show, or any weekend, there’s karaoke options at both Chinese Village (520 SE 82nd Ave.) and Candlelight Lounge (7334 NE Glisan St.).

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Portland Parks & Recreation is hosting a concert in Glenhaven Park featuring the Tony Ozier & the Doo Doo Funk All StarsNE 82nd & Siskiyou Street * 6:30 pm * free

SATURDAY

Wow, this fella playing at Duff’s Garage sounds awesome: Rudy “Tutti” Grayzell (born in Saspamco, Texas on June 8, 1933) is a Rockabilly musician. He was born Rudolph Paiz Jimenez, and took his stage-name from his German great-grandmother. He first formed “The Buckles”, which became “Texas Kool Kats” and a popular local group. He also had a daily radio show in 1957. These groups were country-oriented, but he moved toward a more rockabilly sound with “Let’s Get Wild” or “Duck Tail.” In the 1950s he toured with Elvis Presley. He is an inductee of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. 2530 NE 82nd doors 7 pm, show @ 9 pm * ??

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For the second night in a row, Glenhaven Park park offers free entertainment. Tonight “Raiders of the Lost Ark” is on the big screen. Before the show is All Together Now, a Beatles sing-along band. NE 82nd & Siskiyou Street * 6:30 music, movies @ dark * free

SUNDAY 

Along with the closer-t0-home Montavilla Farmers Market, there’s a Lents International Farmers Market that looks great. Portland’s only internationally focused market, LIFM provides fresh, affordable, and culturally unique produce to the diverse Lents community and offers farm-direct sales opportunities for immigrant, emerging farmers, and new business owners. In addition to standard market produce, the market features a variety of unique fresh produce from Hmong, Latino, & Russian farmers. SE 91st and Foster Road * 9 am – 2 pm * free

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