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Thursday at The Cleaners: Offsite Party!

March 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm

View Venue Website, 403 SW 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97205 + Google Map

Please join Black Ocean, Poetry Northwest and Entre Ríos Books as we celebrate so many great writers and students coming together for AWP.

We’ve got a line up of authors from our pages, and are in a fantastic location, close to Powell’s, and plenty of restaurants, bars, and nightlife.

Start with Happy Hour! with Northwest Film Forum‘s Cadence: Video Poetry Festival preview & popcorn. CASH BAR IS OPEN! See films featured in the upcoming festival as well as favorites from last year.

Author readings start at 7:30 and we’ll have two sets.

Elisa Gabbert
Erin McCoy
Wendy Willis
Maya Jewell Zeller
Kate Lebo
David Biespiel
Sierra Nelson

Kary Wayson
Laura Read
Jake Levine (trans. Kim Kyung Ju)
Heather Alfeld
Shin Yu Pai
Zach Savich

At 9:30, we welcome Seattle’s poetic scientists, Vis-à-Vis Society, experimenting on you, dear audience, as they preview the forthcoming, “100 Rooms: A Bridge Motel Project.”

The night is then turned over to DJ Lapaushi, from PDX’s Noche Libre Latinx DJ Collective. She’s bringing the groove and the beats and we’ll send you back out into the spring night, feeling energized and creatively inspired for Friday!