Sunday July 16, 3pm–6pm

CREATIVE REVOLUTION: Art, Activism & Music in Nature - Presented by local civil rights activist and arts curator, Taishona Carpenter, Paseo’s first event will feature an outdoor pop-up school to promote science, music, art and social justice. Hear the tunes of Portland’s youngest professional DJ, Jaysii, play and learn with live insects and other educational activities at the Portland Insectarium. Ethos Music Center will offer free interactive music technology lessons with midi controllers, keyboards, laptops, mics, etc. and acoustic instruments. Social justice non-profit Don’t Shoot Portland will host a hands-on artmaking workshop with community muralists and artists to raise awareness for local activism initiatives. Synth Library Portland will bring vintage analog synthesizers to provide participatory sound experiences for the entire family.

Sunday July 23, 3pm–6pm

GREEN GROOVES: A Park Jazz Experiment - Curated by DJ Ambush, director of The Numberz, the second Sunday will feature the first collaboration between Portland’s all-Black and all-jazz radio stations, The Numberz and KHMD. Hosted by Ted Smith “DJ Baby Boomer,” the park will be filled with the sounds of Jazz music curated by a collection of enthusiasts from both stations. Wine tasting featuring Bow & Arrow Wines and both sweet and savory food options will be available. Ethos Music Center and the NE STEAM Coalition will provide interactive and educational opportunities for the youth. And the Aux Mute Gallery will also be releasing a brand new limited series of art prints, some of which will be available for the very first time.

Sunday July 30, 3pm–6pm

LAND BACK: Honoring an Indigenous Movement - Amanda Stubits (Choctaw), community organizer and artist, is back with Paseo’s popular Indigenous programming, featuring, among others, multimedia artist AC Ramirez de Arellano (Taino), 1876 Band (Powwow Punk), Native American flute player Sherrie Davis (Cherokee), stick games hosted by Fabian Quenelle (Klamath, Modoc and Enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde), Hip Hop artist Kunu Bearchum (Northern Cheyenne & Ho-Chunk), (Aurloyn Stwyer’s traditional beadwork (Warm Springs), Andrea Robideau’s kids crafts (Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota; White Earth Anishinaabe; Lipan Apache), and feature community support from organizations such as PiNee Waus Elders group, Native Arts and Culture Foundation, Native Wellness Institute, Future Generations Collaborative, NAYA, and more. The evening (and the whole festival) will culminate with learning.