David’s Links Page

Folk dance, music, & cultural events:

Portland Dancing –– lots of info on dancing in Portland, OR

Portland Israeli Dance News—Israeli dancing in Portland, OR

Balkanalia!–– Oregon’s annual Balkan music & dance camp

Cascade Festival of African Films –– enlightening & free film festival!

Cinco de Mayo –– Portland’s celebration of Mexican cultures

Folklife –– the fantastic Northwest Folklife Festival in Seattle!

Irish and Celtic –– Portland, OR area info from Sam Keator

Japanese Obon Fest –– Portland’s Obon Fest & other cultural events

Kyklos –– International folk dancing at Reed College, Portland, OR

National Folk Organization –– website, news & info

Norske Runddansere –– Scandinavian dancing in Portland, OR

Northwest Folkdancers –– info on folk dancing in Pacific NW

Oregon Jewish Museum & Center for Holocaust Education

Portland Country Dance CommunityContra/English Country Dance

Portland Folk Music Society –– folk music in Portland, OR

Portland Taiko –– sensational rhythms inspired by Japanese traditions

Revels –– interactive seasonal fun for the whole family!

Salem World Beat –– multicultural festival every June in Salem, OR

Media links:

Asian Reporter –– Pacific NW’s Asians & Asian-Americans

El Hispanic –– Latino/a communities of OR & SW WA

KBOO –– 90.7 FM community radio for metro Portland, OR

Oregon Jewish Life –– Jewish communities of OR & SW WA

Oregon Live –– Oregonian newspaper’s website

Portland Observer –– African-American community

PQ Monthly ––GLBTQ info for OR & SW WA

Skanner –– African-Americans  & communities of color

Poetry links:

Fishtrap — writing conference in beautiful Wallowa County, Oregon

Milwaukie Poetry Series — Sep. – June monthly reading series

Northwest Poets’ Concord —on hiatus since 2014

Oregon Poetry Association — conferences & events throughout Oregon


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