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News Roundtable | Opera Theatre Oregon | PSUAH's Response To Joey Gibson


People gather at Terry Shrunk Plaza in downtown Portland Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, to protest a Patriot Prayer rally.

People gather at Terry Shrunk Plaza in downtown Portland Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, to protest a Patriot Prayer rally.

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  • A new opera about the nature of wilderness will be performed outside this weekend at the Lewis and Clark Law School Amphitheater. “Two Yosemites: An Environmental Opera,” is being produced by Opera Theater Oregon. Justin Ralls, Co-Artistic Director, and composer of “Two Yosemites,” joins us.
  • Portland Stands United Against Hate (PSUAH) is a coalition of more than 80 community groups, both religious and secular, that has been organizing counter protests to Joey Gibson’s Patriot Prayer rallies in the Portland metro area. Spokesman Wael Elasady joins us to explain the intentions of PSUAH and his reaction to Gibson’s public comments this week on our show.

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