March 3rd: Rhythm of Resistance Open Mic. 6PM. Center for Intercultural Organizing. 700 N. Killingsworth St. Portland, OR. FREE.
March 4th: Reading of “The State I’m In” by Dan Raphael. 4PM. Powell’s Books on Hawthorne. 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR. FREE.
March 6th: APOCALIPS Open Mic featuring Ken Arkind. 8PM.The Platteau. 615 SW Palatine Rd. Portland, OR. FREE. Come see Lewis and Clark’s best and brightest poets with special guest.
March 8th: Slam Poetry Night featuring Patricia Smith. 7:30PM. La Hacienda. 2020 Main St. Forest Grove, OR. Slam poet legend, Patricia Smith, won the first two Individual Slams at the National Poetry Slam. Participants can sign up to slam through firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 11th: Poetry Out Loud Regional Finals. 2PM. Powell’s City of Books. 1005 W Burnside. Portland, OR. FREE. Join high school students from around Oregon reciting works of classic and contemporary poets for this competition.
March 11th: Reading by Poets: Julian T. Brolaski and Judith Goldman. 4PM. Powell’s Books on Hawthorne. 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR. FREE.
March 11th: Stonehenge Studios features Andrea Budy and Carolyn Martin. 7PM. Stonehenge Studios. 3508 SW Corbett Ave. Portland, OR.
March 12th: Smallpresspalooza featuring Brian Ellis. 6-10PM. Powell’s City of Books. 1005 W Burnside St. Portland, OR. FREE.
March 12th: Saul Williams. 9PM. Doug Fir Lounge. 830 E. Burnside St. Portland, OR. 21+. $15
March 14th: Stone Soup Reading Series featuring Nicole Zdeb, rick j, and David Matthews. 7PM. Marino Adriatic Cafe. 4129 SE Division St. Portland, OR.
March 19th: Shanghai Tunnels Project: Video Poetry Contest. 7PM. The Jack London Bar. 529 SW 4th Ave. Portland, OR. $8 including raffle prizes.
March 26th: Conversations with Writers: Jon Seaman. 7PM. Influence Music Hall. 135 SE Third Ave, Hillsboro, OR.
March 28th: Stone Soup Reading Series: Q Poets. 8PM. Mariano Adriatic Cafe. 4129 SE Division St. Portland, OR. Poetry from LGBTQ community. Hosted by Curtis Whitecarroll and Jake Hart. Featuring Amanda Jane, Jace Devine, Kyle Minstrel, Jessie Drake, Meg Waldron and Camille Perry.
March 29th: Tiny Prophets in their Houses: a night of poetry and music. 7PM. The Variant. 4810 NE Garfield. Portland, OR. Featuring Mike G. Randy Darris, and Leyna Rynearson. FREE.
March 31st: TedXConcordiaUPortland featuring Anis Mojgani. Concordia University Portland. 2811 NE Holman St. 8AM-6PM. For tickets: http://tedxconcordiauportland2012-efbevent.eventbrite.com/
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