Out of concern for COVID-19, we have regretfully chosen to cancel this event. Robert C. Donnelly will join us next season on November 19, 2020 instead.

Author Photo: Robert DonnellyPlease join Friends of Mystery as we welcome Robert Donnelly, who will be speaking on the heyday of organized crime in Portland, Oregon.

Robert Donnelly is an Associate Professor at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, where he has taught U.S. History since 2004. He earned degrees at Western Oregon University, Portland State University, and Marquette University and is the author of Dark Rose: Organized Crime and Corruption in Portland (UW Press, 2011). Dr. Donnelly is a native Oregonian who was born in Eugene and raised in Winston.

Bloody Thursday is free and open to the public. The reception begins at 7:00 pm, with the program following at 7:30 pm at TaborSpace. Refreshments will be available during the reception.

Meeting Location: TaborSpace, Copeland Commons Room

TaborSpace is located at 5441 SE Belmont St. Portland, OR 97215. Tri-Met Bus line #15 drops off off right by the door. There is a parking adjacent to the facility, as well as street parking.