UPDATE! You can now listen to Comics For Change! segment on the Think Out Loud show online, below.
This just in: tune in tomorrow Wednesday, March 26th to Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Think Out Loud program for a special feature on Know Your City’s Comics For Change! The radio program will feature interviews with several people involved in the comics’ creation, including artist Natalie Sept, writer Douglas Wolk and community activist Paul Knauls. It should be a lively and spirited conversation. The program airs at noon tomorrow: more info here.
Comics for Change! celebrates people who are making Oregon a better place for everyone. The box set collects 10 excellent mini-comics by some of Portland’s best comic writers and illustrators.The project aims to honor our community’s unsung heroes.
The radio piece comes in advance of our big reading at Powell’s Books on April 14th. At the reading, several of the artists, writers and activists will talk about their involvement in the final publication, with an accompanying slideshow. It’s free and open to all. Don’t miss it; RSVP on Facebook here.
Purchase the comics online here. Members save $5 off the cost, as well as receive discounts to events and more – all the while supporting our work of engaging Portlanders in issues of art and social justice through creative placemaking projects. More info on membership here.
Be sure to listen in tomorrow…and we’ll see you at Powells April 14!