Soprano Angela Brown is in Portland to present her one-woman show, Opera From a Sistah's Point of View, to school kids.

Soprano Angela Brown is in Portland to present her one-woman show, Opera From a Sistah’s Point of View, to school kids.

Angela Brown

 

  

  • Oregon’s high school graduation rate is the highest it’s ever been, at roughly 80 percent. But some districts are still struggling. OPB’s education reporter Elizabeth Miller fills us in.

 

  

  • Portland artist and activist Isaka Shamsud-Din has captured the lives and histories of African Americans in paintings throughout his life. He draws on his experiences growing up in Portland for his work. His exhibit, “Rock of Ages,” is currently on display at the Portland Art Museum.

 

  

  • This week, Portland Public School students were treated to a live performance from an opera singer. It’s part of a program from Portland SummerFest Opera to expose more people to the music of opera. Soprano Angela Brown performed her one woman show, “Opera from a Sistah’s Point of View,” at Roosevelt and Franklin high schools this week.

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