Events Category

Triennial International Oil Spill Conference: The Worldwide Oil Industry Response to the BP Oil Spill


Last April Mike Rosen, organizer of the PDX 2 Gulf Coast project, attended the 21st Triennial International Oil Spill Conference 2011 in Portland Oregon.  Here is what he observed. Anyone who is still skeptical that the 200 million gallons of oil carelessly released into the Gulf of Mexico during spring/summer of 2010 has magically disappeared and [...]

“Oil and Water” Arrives This Month!


Oil and Water is finally here and is available for purchase on line now and in bookstores by Thanksgiving! This graphic novel by author and Oregonian columnist Steve Duin and artist Shannon Wheeler is a partly fictionalized account of the PDX 2 Gulf Coast trip. Duin describes the graphic novel as a “hybrid” which introduces [...]

Gulf Spill Anniversary: PDX 2 Gulf Coast and Gulfsongs Oregon Join for Benefit Event on April 20, 2011


In commemoration of the anniversary of the biggest single environmental disaster in US history, the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico, we’re partnering with Gulfsongs Oregon to present a concert and the premiere of the short documentary film, Beyond the Spill at the Alberta Rose Theatre on Wednesday, April 20th. There will also be an update on the [...]

Save the Date: April 20 Beyond The Spill Premiere + A Night of Music


WHAT: PDX 2 Gulf Coast teams up with Gulfsongs to premiere Beyond the Spill with an evening of music. New Orleans native, musician, and music educator Reggie Houston will lead four of Portland’s superb piano players through a program tracing the evolution of New Orleans and Louisiana piano styles. With Reggie providing the musical history and [...]

PDX 2 Gulf Coast Event: Brown Bag Lunch


Come join us and and the City of Portland Rivers Office at a brownbag lunch this Tuesday. WHAT: Mike Rosen, from the City of Portland’s Bureau of Environmental Services, will share his firsthand knowledge of the PDX 2 Gulf Coast project including the team’s mission, lessons learned and next steps. Mike will use art, photos and [...]

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