OAD calendar

15 November 2019

Event Type: 
Meeting
Deaf Representative Needed for ODHHS Advisory Committee
Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Friday, November 15, 2019

If you would like to serve as part of the Advisory Committee that assists Department of Human Services to make programs and services accessible and welcoming to Deaf and hard of hearing people, please apply or spread the word to people you think would be interested! See www.odhhs.com for more information about the committee.

Address: 
Human Services Bldg in Salem, other locations statewide
500 Summer St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
Region: 
Statewide
Event Type: 
Theatre
The Brothers Paranormal (ASL Interpreted)
Friday, November 15, 2019
7:30pm - 9:30pm

CoHo Productions with MediaRites' Theatre Diaspora present
THE BROTHERS PARANORMAL by Prince Gomolvilas

Directed by Catherine Ming T’ien Duffly
Featuring Jasper Howard, Elaine Low, Melissa Magaña, Samson Syharath, Lidet Viravong, and Andrea White

ABOUT THE PLAY

Brothers Max and Visarut launch a ghost-hunting business to capitalize on the nationwide increase in sightings of “Asian-looking ghosts.” When the siblings investigate the home of an African-American couple displaced by Hurricane Katrina and haunted by a terrifying spirit, everyone involved must reevaluate their notions of sanity and superstition to discover the shocking truth. A spooky and heartfelt west coast premiere by self-proclaimed “world’s only Thai-American playwright,” Prince Gomolvilas.

“I’ve always been interested in the tension between what is real and what is not. Not only in terms of the laws of the physical universe but also through the world as we know it: how we perceive things and how other people perceive us. All of my research explores the play’s disparate themes: the trauma of displacement (from one’s country of origin, from post-Katrina New Orleans, from the corporeal world); the high incidence of mental health issues among Asian immigrants; and the different ways in which people cope with incredible loss.” – Prince Gomolvilas

FAMILY BUSINESS. SUPERNATURAL INCIDENTS. RATIONAL EXPLANATIONS.

Recommended for ages 14+

October 25 - November 16 (ASL Interpreted performance on Friday November 15)

Address: 
CoHo Theatre
2257 NW Raleigh St
Portland, OR 97210
Region: 
Statewide
The Brothers Paranormal by Prince Gomolvilas