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LaRhonda, a Blues and gospel singer and songwriter, is recognized as one of the region's rhythm and blues vocalists. She has been dubbed "The First Lady of Portland Blues," a title of leadership that she lives up to as she shares songs that carry forth directly from her soul and spiritual life-force.

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Jujuba delivers a funky, danceable style of Nigerian Afrobeat and Juju Music.

Renowned for their ability to engage a wide variety of audiences, the band draws a dance floor full of smiling faces at every performance. As Marty Hughley of The Oregonian put it, "the heat and flavor was all in the groove."

Tha Jewler, a versatile creative, began as a producer and evolved into an artist and DJ. COVID-19 aided his growth as a DJ, leading to regular performances in the northwest and throughout the country. In addition to music, he assumes roles as a son, brother, father, leader, and problem solver.



CPP believes that every child deserves the freedom to play — inside or outside, with materials or just their imagination, in a group or quietly on their own. To achieve this environment, Columbia Play Project is committed to creating a thoughtfully designed, flexible, attractive space that allows the young and the young-at-heart to have fun while learning.
Dive into Juneteenth history with our interactive display! Featuring audio-guided narration and captivating artwork. This experience traces the journey of emancipation and celebrates the resilience of the African American community. Presented by OWIES with partners Clark County Historical Museum, HP, OnPoint. We invite you to explore, learn, and honor the legacy of Juneteenth.
Step into Juneteenth joy with our photo booth! Snap fun moments against a backrop of freedom symbols. Don traditional attire or show off your syle. Share on social media using our hashtag, #jfcvancouverwa and #Juneteenth2024, and spread the celebration.
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