A Finished Heart

In advance of his Sept. 26 performance, a deeply moving, thought-provoking conversation with author and composer Eliott Cherry On September 26, Death Talk Project presents A Finished Heart, written and performed by Eliott Cherry. A Finished Heart is… Read More

Upcoming PDX Death Cafes

We’re pleased to partner with a range of local hosts to offer Death Cafés at a variety of locations around town. There is no fee to attend (donations gratefully accepted) but registration is required for these upcoming Cafes:… Read More

Afterlife Conference Returns to Portland in 2017

Use our promo code for a discount on general admission The Death Talk Project is leading a discussion on language to kick-off the 7th Annual event. This popular national conference returns to Portland June 1-4, 2017. Use the… Read More

Holiday Remembrance Events

The winter holidays call us to remember… those who are no longer at the table with us… the traditions of our ancestors… a time when our prayers were known to be needed to persuade the return of the light…. Read More

Final Film & Death Cafés of 2016

Join us Tuesday, November 22 for Death Talk Goes to the Movies‘ final screening of 2016, the critically acclaimed documentary We Were Here: The AIDS Years in San Francisco. Discussion will be led by director and producer David Weissman,… Read More

Monthly Informational Interview

Wondering what it’s like to work as a celebrant or home funeral guide? Feeling called to work with death, dying, and bereavement but unsure how to engage? I receive an average of five requests each week from people… Read More

Nominations Open for 2017 Movie Selections!

Help us select a discussion-worthy line up of films for our third year of Death Talk Goes to the Movies. We’re accepting nominations through October 31. We gather for films followed by discussion on 4th Tuesdays, January-November at 7pm,… Read More

New Films Added to our Schedule

Death Talk Goes to the Movies has just added two powerfully relevant films to our line-up. Join us the 4th Tuesday of every month (except December) at 7pm at the Clinton Street Theater to watch filmmakers’ takes on… Read More

Stephen Jenkinson Returns to Portland

Death:OK keynoter Stephen Jenkinson is returning to Portland in early May for two special events. Join us on Friday, May 6 at the Clinton Street Theater for an evening talk, Should the World Tree Be Withered (space is limited and… Read More