Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice -- and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.
One lesson we can draw from this history is that perseverance in the face of hostility and discrimination pays off. In the words of the Franco-American community, even with all those difficulties, and after all this time, they community is “toujours icitte” (still here).
According to a study by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, most Americans wouldn’t be able to pass the U.S. Citizenshp Test.
TEMPOart presents a public art project that explores the intersection of art + culinary diplomacy with a sculptural installation by Daniel Minter. In concert with Minter’s installation, Anna Ackerman of World to Table will match chefs from Portland’s New-Mainer community with chefs from Portland’s restaurant scene to create menus for three free public meals at the project site.