May 2, 2012
Monthly Events

May 6th: Portland Poetry Slam’s “Sharpening the Pen” writing workshop with Doc Luben. 6PM. Backspace Cafe. NW 5th and Couch. 

May 11th: Independent Publishing Resource Center Grand Re-Opening! 7PM. IPRC. 1001 SE Division St. Free. Take a tour of the IPRC with readings by Cheryl Strayed and Trinie Dalton, music by Rabbit Foot String Band. Bring cash for raffle and zine machine.

May 12th: Rhythm of Resistance Open Mic Night. 6PM. Center of Intercultural Organizing. 700 N Killingsworth St. FREE. Come out and celebrate the poetry of people of color living in the rose city! Email rhythmofresistance@gmail.com to sign up.

May 13th: The Studio Series. 7PM. Stongehenge Studios. 3508 SW Corbett Ave. FREE. Featuring poets from “VoiceCatcher”

May 13th: Portland Poetry Slam’s “Sharpening the Pen” writing workshop. 6PM. Backspace Cafe. NW 5th and Couch.

May 15th: Stone Soup Reading Series. 7PM. Marino Adriatic Cafe. 4129 SE Division St. FREE. Featuring Michael G, Jonathan Treadway, Jeffry Gardene, and Janelle Henderson.

May 19th: Ignite the Flame Open Mic featuring Blacque Butterfly. 6PM. Portland Center for Self Improvement. 5719 N. Interstate. $6 with food or $3. Family friendly hosted by Toni Hill.

May 20th: A Very Minor Prophet presents Literary Gong Show. 8PM. 350 West Burnside. $less than two starbucks lattes. Featuring James Bernard Frost, Monica Storrs, Kerry Cohen, G. Xavier Robillard, Matthew Dickman, Pauls Toutonghi, Gloria Harrison, Michael Heald, Lisa Wells, Erik Rice, Brian Ellis, and Rob Gray.

May 20th: Portland Poetry Slam’s “Sharpening the Pen” writing workshop. 6PM. Backspace Cafe. NW 5th and Couch.

May 21st: The Sparrow Ghost Collective presented Double Booked featuring Erik Rice and Andrea Hope. 8PM. Ash Street Saloon. 225 SW Ash St. FREE. 21+ Featuring local poets and music from C3, Where Division Ends, and The Veteran Kings.

May 24th: Soulful Showcase with Blacque Butterfly. 8PM. Enjoni Cafe. 910 N Killingsworth St. This is a family-friendly event and a safe space for all people.

May 27th: Portland Poetry Slam’s “Sharpening the Pen” writing workshop. 6PM. Backspace Cafe. NW 5th and Couch.

May 28th: Conversations with Writers. 7PM. 135 SE 3rd Ave. Downtown Hillsboro. FREE. Featuring Jane Elder Wulff.

May 30th: Stone Soup Reading Series. 7PM. Marino Adriatic Cafe. 4129 SE Division St. FREE. Featuring Andrea Hope, Mary Slocum, Hollie Fisher, Lisa Wible, Jace Devine, and Laura Houlberg

(Source: facebook.com)

March 22, 2012
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