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Grief Rites Readers Series ~ July 8

July 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

American Legion Post 134, 2104 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211 + Google Map

A monthly storytelling showcase about grief, loss and love. Gather in community with others who share grief in all forms and manifestations. Come ready to cry, laugh, listen and hold space for yourself and others.
*Trigger warning, because Grief. Content not edited for language or topic. Mature audience.
*Venue is accessible; gender-neutral restrooms on premises

Readings begin promptly at 7pm.
Come early, grab a drink (full bar) and find your seat.
Please consider bringing canned goods or cold weather clothing/blankets to donate to the Post 134 food & clothing pantry, which serves local veterans, houseless and anyone in need.

***This month’s event will include an open mic, in addition to our curated readers. If you have words to share about your grief, we welcome you.***

Open mic signups begin at 6:30, readings start at 7pm.
First priority will be given to those who’ve not previously shared at one of our events. You’ll have roughly 4 minutes.
If you have any questions about the open mic please message here on FB, or email us at

Curated Storytellers…
Eliz Ozden
Jasmine Pettet
Leslie Barber
David McIntire

Curated/Hosted by Melissa Lynne & Mari Gonzalez


American Legion Post 134
2104 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211
+ Google Map


Grief Rites