March 7, 2023 | 7:00 p.m. | Alberta Rose Theatre
3000 NE Alberta St., Portland OR 97211
Join us for an onstage conversation with Kiese Laymon, author of Heavy and How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America.
This event is part of our Consider This series on People, Place, and Power. In his writing, Laymon engages with the personal and the political: race and family, body and shame, poverty and place.
Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here.
A limited number of free tickets are also available for this event. To request free tickets, please use this form.
The conversation will also be broadcast live, for free, on YouTube. After the live stream, viewers are invited to join a facilitated Zoom conversation to discuss themes of race, place, power, and belonging. Click here to register for the online conversation.
About the Venue
- Mobility access: The Alberta Rose Theatre is a wheelchair-accessible venue. Anyone who uses a wheelchair or other mobility device can reserve an accessible seat at the venue by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org in advance of the event. Accessible bathrooms are to the right of the theater entrance.
- Parking: Free parking is available in the neighborhood around the theater. Parking spaces often fill up quickly. There is one disabled person parking space less than one block away on NE 30th Ave., in front of Emmanuel Church of God in Christ United, but the space does not have a curb cut or ramp. The closest disabled person parking space with curb cuts is four blocks west, at the southwest coner of Northeast 26th Avenue and Northeast Alberta Street. A map of disabled person parking spaces is available from the Portland Bureau of Transportation.
- Public transit: The TriMet Line 72 bus stops in front of the theater. Lines 70 and 17 have stops within four blocks of the venue.
- Food and drink: Beverages and limited food are available for purchase and may be consumed anywhere in the theater during the event. Outside food and beverages are not permitted.
- Lighting: The venue has appropriate overhead lighting before and after the conversation. During the conversation, lights are dimmed with staged lighting facing the stage. Lights in the lobby/bar remain on during the program. The auditorium does not have floor lighting in the aisles.
- Sound: There will be music at a moderate volume before and after the event.
- Read more about the Alberta Rose Theatre.
$15; free tickets available
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