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2 Books To Prisoners Benefit Shows this week!

Portland Books to Prisoners is holding a benefit concert on Thursday, May 20th at the Rabbit Hole (203 SE Grand). Local musicians John Weinland, BoneSet, and The Summer Lawns will be performing beginning at 8 PM. Admission will be $3-5 or donated books.
Another benefit video showing featuring the movie "Gladiator Days: Anatomy of a Prison Murder" will happen at Vinnies Pizza at Killingsworth and N. Vancouver, Sunday May 23rd starting at 8 pm.

Books to Prisoners is dedicated to helping people who are incarcerated get reading materials. They are always in need of donated paperbacks, especially dictionaries. Book drop boxes are located at In Other Words Bookstore, Laughing Horse, Vinnies Pizza, Rocco's Pizza, Back to Back Cafe, & PSU Student Union. Worknights are 5-8 pm Mondays and Wednesdays. For more info email  pdxbookstoprisoners@riseup.net

correction 16.May.2004 22:22


Actually, the showing at Vinnies is going to be "Gladiator Days: Anatomy of a Prison Murder" about a case of prison brutality that was caught on film.