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10:00 am

Intro to Screeprinting

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
IPRC, 318 SE Main Street #175
Portland, OR 97214
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$125 – $225

Join us to learn about silkscreen printing! Learn how to create stencils, prep and process screens while gaining knowledge about tools, tips, and tricks for the photo emulsion process. You’ll have the chance to acquire best practices for setting up your print station, printing and registration while gaining practice with the medium. Our studio area uses only water-based silkscreen inks and is a primarily a non-toxic studio environment. *Screen printing is also called silkscreen or serigraphy *Completion of this course grants Studio Members access to the Screen Printing studio to print during open studio hours. Non-members and Basic Members receive one trial month of Studio Membership after the completion of the workshop. Purchasing a personal screen is not required Screen Printing Resources:  RC SCREEN SHOP &…

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1:00 pm

Storytime and Signing with Tonya Lippert

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Books Around the Corner, 40 NW 2nd Street
Gresham, OR 97030
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Free

Franny loves her school. She's played, read, studied, and even napped here. Franny has lots of good memories there. But today it's time to leave. As Franny prepares to move to a new school, she takes time to reminisce and cherish her old school. She wants to find a way to honor this special place. How can Franny say goodbye? Includes a Reader's Note by the author with information on how to guide children through periods of transition or change and acknowledge their feelings throughout the experience. Join us on Saturday, July 6 at 1:00 PM as we welcome local author Tonya Lippert with a very special storytime and signing of her book GOODBYE SCHOOL.Books are available for purchase at Books Around the Corner now…

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5:00 pm

Re-Opening Bash

July 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Books with Pictures, 1401 SE Division Street
Portland, OR 97202
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Free

Join us to celebrate our three-year anniversary and our rad new space!

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5:30 pm

Wordlights: Saturday Poetry Evenings

July 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Rocking Frog Cafe, 2511 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97214
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Free

Wordlights Saturday poetry evenings presented by Nova PDX, Rocking Frog Cafe and hosted by Igor Brezhnev. On Saturday July 6th, we'll have a feature from Nani Jones and a long set poetry open mic! OUR FEATURE: Nani Jones Nani lives in Portland, Oregon where she is involved in many poetry platforms. An upcoming poet, with passion for social justice, she has been featured at The People’s Poet and is currently on Portland’s Slamlandia team. *** Sign-ups start at 5:30, show starts at 6PM. On first and third Saturdays each performer in the open mic gets 10 minutes, there are only 8 slots available and the list order is randomized. Come share your words and join us for a night of open mic, a great feature…

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7:00 pm

Dovesong Labs Salon Series 002

July 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Stacks Coffeehouse, 1831 N. Killingsworth St
Portland, OR 97217
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Free

THE SECOND salon & first of the summer! ft Leigh Nishi-Strattner local poetry legend & international influencer, John Manuel Arias a poetry & prose stunt queen visiting from DC, & Callum Angus, Portland's newest nature fave fiction professor. Leigh Nishi-Strattner is a ghost in a girl-shaped body. Currently, she is haunting a pre-war apartment in her hometown of Portland, Oregon. Her latest book Bone Honey, published in 2018 by Club Soft Things, is available for purchase online at www.clubsoftthings.com/shop. The way to her heart is a bouquet of freshly cut white florals tied with a ribbon. (That’s a hint). (@ex_waifu on IG) JOHN MANUEL ARIAS is a gay, Costa Rican and Uruguayan poet back in Washington, DC after many years. He is a Canto Mundo…

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Reading of James Tate’s The Government Lake

July 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Outlet, 2500 Northeast Sandy Boulevard
Portland, OR 97232
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Free

Celebrate the official PDX release of James Tate’s posthumous collection of poems, The Government Lake. Everyone who shows up is invited to read one or two of their favorite James Tate poems, and one poem at random from the new and final collection. Available for purchase will be copies of The Government Lake and a limited-edition risograph broadside designed by Zachary Schomburg of “I Sat at My Desk and Contemplated Everything I Had Accomplished,” the last poem from the collection.

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8:00 pm

SongbookPDX 16

July 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
American Legion Post 134, 2104 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211
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Free

Writers on the songs that terrified and inspired them. Seven writers, seven stories, seven songs, unlimited connections. Writers for Songbook PDX 16: Nastashia Minto Jessica Ann Dena Rash Guzman Debby Dodds Joshua James Amberson Andrew Fort Adam Strong

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