Add these LO Reads events to your calendar
The Lake Oswego Reads program is in full swing, and continues through February. Most events are free and open to the public. This is the lineup of programs planned for the coming week. To view the complete list of events, visit lakeoswegoreads.org.
Several exhibits can be viewed throughout February, including art displays at the Lake Oswego Public Library, 706 Fourth St., Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State St., and at Chrisman Picture Frame and Gallery, 480 Second St.
Feb. 11, 5-7 p.m.: Attend a reception for high school art students who created their own interpretations of the life and works of Edward Curtis. The exhibit is on display at Chrisman Picture Frame and Gallery, 480 Second St., and continues through February.
Feb. 11, 7 p.m.: Hear Matthew Brock, library and historical collections manager of the Mazamas, talk about Curtis and his brothers time with the organization, at Lake Oswego City Hall, 380 A Ave.
Feb. 12, 1 p.m.: Anthropologist William Saxe Wihr will address the controversy of Curtis as an anthropologist and share his expertise on the Pacific Northwest Chinook Indians at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, 505 G Ave. Registration is required, call 503-635-3758.
Feb. 12, 3 p.m.: Attend a librarian led book discussion at Chucks Place, 148 B Ave.
Feb. 13, 9 a.m.: Join the LO Reads bike ride. Registration is required; call 503-675-2538. Leaves from the library.
Feb. 13, 10 a.m. and noon: Dawn Boone will discuss the artistry of Curtis at Oswego Heritage House, 398 10th St., at the AAUW meeting.
Feb. 16, 1:30 p.m.: Take part in a docent led tour of Curtis work at the Portland Art Museum. Register by calling 503-675-2538. There is a $20 fee for people who are not members of PAM.
Feb. 16, 7 p.m.: M.J. Cody and John Laursen will present rarely seen photographs by lesser-known photographers taken of Native American Indians from 1855 through 1928 at the library.
Feb. 17, 7 p.m.: Rich Rollins, associate professor at Marylhurst Universitys Department of Art and Interior Design, will explore the discovery and practice of photography from 1839 to the present at Flavia Salon in Flavia Hall on the Marylhurst campus, 17600 S.W. Pacific Highway.
Feb. 18 2 p.m.: The Sisters of the Holy Names opened a school on the Grand Ronde reservation in 1874. This presentation will explore the Sisters connection to numerous tribes in the Pacific Northwest. Takes place in the Holy Names Heritage Center, 17425 Holy Names Drive, Marylhurst.
Feb. 18, 7 p.m.: While a graduate student at Harvard, Lakeridge alumnus Jon Knokey unearthed hundreds of unpublished letters and interview notes from Theodore Roosevelts contemporaries. Knokey is the author of Theodore Roosevelt and the Making of American Leadership and will share the story of Roosevelts journey to becoming a self-taught leader and how his uniquely American brand of leadership defined the 20th century. Held in Lake Oswego City Hall.