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Paul Knauls is turning 90 years old. Affectionately known as “The Mayor of Albina,” Paul’s rich legacy is difficult to sum up. An entrepreneur, raconteur, trailblazer, and soul music aficionado, this man continues to inspire and strengthen bonds in our community. Friday’s virtual storytelling event features public officials, musicians, and community members celebrating this great man on his 90th birthday.

Tune in here Friday, January 22nd, 2021 from 6:30-8pm.

A partnership between Albina Music Trust & Albina Vision Trust,

this event made possible with funds from the Multnomah County Cultural Coalition and Oregon Cultural Trust.

Our recent 36th annual tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a retrospective program, drawing from our organization's legacy hosting a community event honoring Dr. King's work. Our events have connected local performing artists and community leaders to underserved communities of color since 1978. This year's program film features performing artists, activists, public officials, businesses, choirs, and youth who have participated in this event over the years. Through a combination of archival footage and contemporary in- terviews, "Bridge Over Troubled Water" draws inspiration from Dr. King's mission to ensure peace, social justice, civil rights, and human dignity for all.

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