From Maxville To Vanport at Soul Restoration Center

Posted by Kim Gumbel on May 13, 2022


Soul Restoration Center
14 NE Killingsworth
Portland, OR

From Maxville To Vanport at Soul Restoration Center


Mon, May 23, 2022
7:30 pm

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“Maxville to Vanport” is a multimedia concert of songs and short films with live music performed by the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble featuring vocalist Marilyn Keller. It tells the story of two historic blue-collar Oregon towns with a special focus on the African American Oregonians that made them unique. With a joyful score of jazz, blues, R&B, and gospel-inspired music with music by Ezra Weiss, text by Renee Mitchell, video by Kalimah Abioto, and historical consultation by Gwendolyn Trice of Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center created in a community-guided process in 2018, this project celebrates a little-known part of Oregon’s history....

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