Date: Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 5:00 PM
Dill Pickle Club's Oregon History Comics vol. 5: The Streets of Chinatown Release Party
Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center
121 NW 2nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97209
The Dill Pickle Club is pleased to announce the release of the fifth in the Oregon History Comic series, The Streets of Chinatown, written by Sarah Mirk and illustrated by Harry Lau with a public reception and light refreshments to follow.
Author and journalist Sarah Mirk will lead a discussion on the history and changes to the Chinatown community and will be joined by two important community leaders: Henry Sakamoto, one of the founders of the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Endowment and Mary Leong, neighborhood historian.
Also–the “Oregon Nikkei: Reflections of an American Community,” permanent exhibit will be on view at the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center for guests’ purview.