(Be sure to check out the open mic link for weekly events)
August 2nd: Broetry Open Mic Night. 9PM. The Treehouse. 1922 NE Emerson. Featuring Will Stanford Knudsen. All ages. 21+ BYOB.
August 6th: Show and Tell Gallery: Caffeinated Art. 7PM. SE 12th and Ash St. Featuring Robin Catesby, Dr. Sarah D. Holloway, and Michelle Rae Anderson (open mic to follow)
August 8th: Stone Soup Reading Series. 7PM. Marino Adriatic Cafe. 4129 SE Division St. Featuring Jake Hart, Sterling Clark, Camille Perry, J. Adam Collins, and Ross Robins.
August 9th: open heARTs: a multicultural arts showcase. 7PM. The Hawthorne Hostel. 3031 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Featuring Paint Dance Company, Intisar Abioto, Bryson Foster and poetry by Chase Person. Hosted by Andrea Hope. Family-friendly. Cultural attire encouraged!
August 10th: Speakeasy at the CAT! 7PM. The (new) Black Cat. 3990 N Interstate Ave. Featuring Andrea Hope, hosted by Cloud Starchild. Short story and poetry reading open mic. Bring an open mind and speakeasy attire.
August 12th: Stonehenge Studios Poetry Reading and Open Mic. 7PM. 3508 SW Corbett Ave. Featuring Elyse Fenton and Lisa Steinman.
August 12th: Spare Room Presents: 7:30 PM. The Waypost. 3120 N. Williams Ave. Chris Pusatieri, Michelle Naka Pierce, and Stephen Vincent. $5 Suggested donation.
August 16th: Broetry Open Mic Night. 9PM. The Treehouse. 1922 NE Emerson. Featuring Amy Everhart. All ages. 21+ BYOB.
August 20th: Show and Tell Gallery: Caffeinated Art. 7PM. SE 12th and Ash St. Featuring Andrea Hope, Brenna Twohy, and Jill Greenseth (open mic to follow)
August 22nd: Stone Soup Reading Series. 7PM. Marino Adriatic Cafe. 4129 SE Division St. Featuring Mary Slocum, Bob Swango, Jeffrey Gardener, Pat Vivian, Fred Meldan, and Sue Parman.
August 25th: The Meaning of Me. 7PM. Elevated Coffee. 5261 NE MLK Blvd. Poetry book release of Emmett Wheatfall.
August 27th: Conversations with Writers. 7PM. Influence Music Hall. 135 SE 3rd Ave. HILLSBORO. Featuring Alan Roth.
August 31st: Them’s Fightin’ Words. 7PM. St. Johns Booksellers. 8622 N Lombard St. A new reading series bullies its way into town.
August 31st: (give, summer, over). 8PM. The Pointy House. 2930 SE Clay St. Featuring Jon Sands, Kira Clark, Lindsey Kugler, Drew Scott Swenhaugen, Erik Rice, and Leah Noble Davidson.
August 31st: HEMPress Poetry Open Mic. 6PM sign up. Hempress Cafe. 2714 NE Alberta St. The Cafe is hosting their first open mic, to continue every last Friday.
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