Nepal Aid Concert – pashminas at the silent auction

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Like pashmina shawls? There are two shawls in the auction this Saturday. Come and get one!

pashmina shawl

Nepal Aid Concert – this Saturday!

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Flyer for Nepal Aid - June 20  - 2015 Final-page-001

Nepal Aid Concert Coming Up – Artist Featured

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June 20th is the date, starting at 7 pm… we will be having a magnificent line up of performers and a great silent Auction. We have just added a new offering which is Manoj Kanskar’s prints to order. Here is a pic and bio of the artist.

Manoj portrait

Born into a Newa family in Kathmandu, Nepal, Manoj Kanskar made his way to this country in 1981. His brain is wired for physics during the day and in his spare time he plucks the guitar in a band called “Mandah”. He also dabbles in painting when he can.

These prints are given to Nepalese ReBuild to fund aid to Manoj’s beloved Nepal.

Nepal Aid Concert on June 20th – 4200 NE Sandy, Portland OR – 7 PM

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It’s lovely when people come together to support something important. I know this sounds cliche to some cynical types but when I think of the event we are going to have next week to raise money for Nepal I feel inspired. So many people have contributed already by way of auction and raffle items and preparing performances. I know the Nepali band “Mandah” has been practicing their fusion magic of Nepali folk with some flavors of rock, reggae and blues. What a combination!

Check them out on Facebook…

… and come to our event…

Nepal Aid Concert on June 20, 2015

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Click on the link to see the flyer for June 20th. We are going to have lots of fun!

Uncertainty and Helplessness Become a Way of Life in Nepal

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From The New York Times:

Uncertainty and Helplessness Become a Way of Life in Nepal

After the magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck on April 25, life for the people of Kathmandu has become one of nervous hyper-vigilance over when the next one might hit.