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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Returns to In-Person Readings with Featured Poet Jeffrey Morgan

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free – $5
Art At The Cave, 108 E Evergreen Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98660 + Google Map

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic
Featuring Jeffrey Morgan

Hosted by Christopher Luna and Morgan Paige

7 pm
Thursday, September 9

Art at the Cave
108 E Evergreen Blvd
Vancouver, WA 98660
https://artatthecave.com/

$5 Suggested donation

Masks must be worn at all times to participate in this event. Open Mic readers may remove their masks while reading. The microphone will be sprayed after each reader.

Statement on Healthy Spaces from the gallery: We want to provide a healthy space to enjoy art. We are practicing safety precautions such as regular cleaning, social distancing and mask wearing. We kindly request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while visiting the gallery. If needed, we will limit the number of people in the gallery. Masks and hand sanitizer are available upon entry.

Art At The CAVE was established in 2017. Located at 108 E. Evergreen in downtown Vancouver, the CAVE is free and open to the public Tues-Sat, 10am-4pm, and on First Fridays when it remains open until 8:00pm. The gallery is also available to host events. Visit the website at artatthecave.com or contact gallery@artatthecave.com for more information.

LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, PRO-SCIENCE, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004

Please support Niche Wine Bar, whose owner, Leah Jackson, provided a home for the reading series from 2015-2020: https://nichewinebar.com/

Jeffrey Morgan is the author of two books of poetry, Crying Shame (BlazeVOX [books]) and The Last Note Becomes Its Listener (Conduit Books & Ephemera), winner of the Mind’s on Fire Prize. His poems have appeared in Copper Nickel, The Kenyon Review Online, Ninth Letter, Poetry Daily, Poetry Northwest, Rattle, and Verse Daily. He lives in Bellingham, WA.

NOTE: Art at the Cave co-founder Kathi Rick has graciously offered to help us to continue to include our new friends from around the country in the open mic.

Email christopherjluna@gmail.com by no later than midnight on September 8 to indicate your interest in participating. In the subject line, let us know if you are “Reading” or “Just Listening.” You will receive instructions for how to join the meeting.

Zoom open mic readers are invited to share one poem.

Donations can be made in person or through Christopher Luna’s PayPal account (christopherjluna@gmail.com). Include a memo stating that the money is for Ghost Town Poetry. The suggested donation is five dollars.

Venue

Art At The Cave
108 E Evergreen Blvd
Vancouver, WA 98660
+ Google Map
Phone:
360-314-6506
Website:
https://artatthecave.com

Organizer

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic