The Healing MOvement Beat-Cancer Benefit for MO
116 NE Russell
Portland, OR, 97212
Doors 7:30 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
Tony Ozier & the Doo Doo Funk All-Stars
The band’s non-traditional performance methods are part of their tremendous appeal. Front man Tony Ozier brings together a huge variety of talent and combines some of Portland’s most recognized artists to create a malleable yet cohesive palette. Although Portland is not widely associated with the funk genre, Ozier’s work with the Doo Doo Funk All Stars has reintroduced infectious grooves to the current music scene, and has delighted audiences repeatedly at regular performances around Portland.
Speaker Minds high energy and charismatic performances make for a memorable time for both themselves and spectators. With an emcee who enthusiastically expresses his love for the Hip Hop community, an experienced and soulful singer, and a Band that has blended their diverse backgrounds to form a unique sound, there is never a dull moment!
An activist. revolutionary and renowned, award-nominated author of seven published books, Rochell D. Hart, better known as Ro Deezy is also a celebrated spoken word and recording artist who has shared the stage with legends ranging from Nikki Giovanni to The Roots and Dead Prez. Ro Deezy's performances have been solicited by organizations that range from NIKE, The Urban League, The National Coalition against Domestic Violence, Portland State University, Washington State University, Bennett University (NC), Sisters In Action for Power and many more. In July 2005, Ro Deezy received an award from the late Rosa Parks honoring her activism and Ro's name was added to "The Wall of Tolerance" at the Civil Rights Memorial Center in Montgomery, Alabama.
Darlene Solomon-Rogers aka Blacque Butterfly is an entertainer, activist and event host. Her love for the arts has allowed her to explore several layers of her calling. Be it spoken word, motivational speaking, singing , theater or event promoting she has allowed the Creator to use her ministry to inspire others to follow their calling. Blacque Butterfly is a native Oregonian, born and raised in NE Portland. She is the author of “Black girl can I comb your hair”. She has also released a spoken word CD entitled Collide -A - Scope.
Sliding scale benefit concert