Gatherings

Community Read: Writing Workshop

ABOUT THE COMMUNITY READ Join Portland Ovations and the Portland Public Library as we embark on a four-part exploration of Octavia E. Butler’s Parable series. Each month, we will dive into these landmark works of Afrofuturism, led by expert facilitators. January 5, 2023, 6-7pm: Book discussion of Parable of the Sower February 2, 2023, 6-7pm: Book discussion … Read more

Community Read: Parable of the Sower: A Graphic Novel Adaptation

ABOUT THE COMMUNITY READ Join Portland Ovations and the Portland Public Library as we embark on a four-part exploration of Octavia E. Butler’s Parable series. Each month, we will dive into these landmark works of Afrofuturism, led by expert facilitators. January 5, 2023, 6-7pm: Book discussion of Parable of the Sower February 2, 2023, 6-7pm: Book discussion … Read more

Community Read: Parable of the Sower

ABOUT THE COMMUNITY READ Join Portland Ovations and the Portland Public Library as we embark on a four-part exploration of Octavia E. Butler’s Parable series. Each month, we will dive into these landmark works of Afrofuturism, led by expert facilitators. January 5, 2023, 6-7pm: Book discussion of Parable of the Sower February 2, 2023, 6-7pm: Book discussion … Read more

Community Read: Parable of the Talents

ABOUT THE COMMUNITY READ Join Portland Ovations and the Portland Public Library as we embark on a four-part exploration of Octavia E. Butler’s Parable series. Each month, we will dive into these landmark works of Afrofuturism, led by expert facilitators. January 5, 2023, 6-7pm: Book discussion of Parable of the Sower February 2, 2023, 6-7pm: Book discussion … Read more

A Tuba to Cuba

A Tuba To Cuba follows New Orleans’ famed Preservation Hall Jazz Band as they retrace their musical roots from the storied city of jazz to the shores of Cuba and in turn discover a connection that runs much deeper than could have been imagined. The leader of New Orleans’ famed Preservation Hall Jazz Band seeks … Read more

Garba360

“International festival aims to delight, unite, and inspire” – YALE NEWS Ovations kicks off the 92nd season with a lively and immersive community dance party. Featuring a high energy live band and guided dance instruction, this unique event invites all to enjoy the spirited Indian Gujarati folk dances of garba and raas. Clapping, spinning and … Read more