Thursday, May 26th


Oregon Field Guide started as a partnership between Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. The series premiered in 1990 on Oregon Public Broadcasting with a segment about the impact of drift netting for tuna on dolphins. After 27 seasons, Oregon Field Guide remains one of the highest rated of any locally produced PBS show in the nation. Hear behind-the-scene stories of how some of its award-winning shows were filmed from longtime host and executive producer Steve Amen.  Cost: $5 suggested donation/person at the door Email:

ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Steve Amen is the host and executive producer of Oregon Public Broadcasting’s outdoor documentary show, Oregon Field Guide. Steve has been with OPB for more than 30 years. Prior to coming to OPB, he spent seven years in commercial news as a producer, executive producer and news director. Since joining OPB, Amen has also headed up numerous documentary projects, the Oregon Lens series and HBO’s “Teen Killers: A Second Chance.” He has received one national and 10 regional Emmys, as well as awards from CINE, The New York Film Festival and The American Film/Video Festival. In 2014 he was inducted into the NATAS Silver Circle, a society honoring media professionals who have made significant contributions to both the television industry and their communities. Steve also teaches documentary production at Portland State University. 7 pm-8 pm Louck’s Auditorium, Salem Public Library.

Sunday, May 29th 

MUSIC/DOCUMENTARY EVENT: VIETNAM – AN INNER VIEW Salem’s veteran-owned brewpub is proud to host a documentary project! In recognition of Memorial Day, Salem’s Vagabond Brewing welcomes Oregon documentary film makers Marc C. Waszkiewicz and Lea Jones of Inner View Productions for a live multimedia presentation of their project, “Vietnam: An Inner View.” A concert of Americana acoustic music (including favorites from the 60’s & 70’s) with Eugene duo Buffalo Romeo will follow. Not for Veterans Only! The event is intended to bring together generations of veterans, their friends and families, as well as those interested in documentaries, history, the peace movement (60’s), as well as with therapeutic approaches to dealing with PTSD and suicide prevention. The producers will have their soundtrack CD, Warspeak, and their photobook, 1000 Yard Stare, available for preview and purchase. This evening’s schedule – 4:00 pm “Meet the Producers” | 4:30 pm “Multimedia Presentation” (Project Summary video here) | 6:30 pm “Adventures in Americana” concert with BUFFALO ROMEO. Cost: NO cover (Donations encouraged / raffle for merch / project products). 541-554-7182 4 pm-8:30 pm. Vagabond Brewing.