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Blackberry Stories

Blackberry Stories

  • Free, open to Black and Brown middle and high school aged youth

  • Wednesdays Nov. 29th - Feb. 7th (skipping Dec. 27th)
    Thursday Feb. 15th rehearsal, Friday Feb. 16th Exhibition

  • *This is not Marrow-facilitated programming - we are hosting The Urban League in our space! Please contact them with any related inquiries!

The Urban League is offering Blackberry stories, a free ten week creative art group designed for Black and Brown middle and high school youth. Youth will have the opportunity to discuss topics around racial trauma, being Black and Brown in Portland, justice and the future. At the end of the ten weeks, youth will have the opportunity to showcase their work in a pop up gallery and performance for their community.

Participants will practice different forms of art such as rap, spoken word, photography, comics, African dancing, candle making, and more. 

The Blackberry Stories is free and will provide teens with free food and bus tickets for each meeting. No prior art experience is required. To learn more or to sign up email or call 971-207-3489

Earlier Event: December 8
Marrow Tarot Opening (All Ages)
Later Event: December 15
MIND & MOUTH Open Mic (all ages)