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9:00 am

PNCA Low-Res MFA in CW Talks: Vi Khi Nao and Daniela Naomi Molnar

July 30 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA), 511 Northwest Broadway St
Portland, OR 97209
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Free

Vi Khi Nao The Art of Discipline, 9am Daniela Naomi Molnar Balm : Bomb : Bond : Writing in the Ecotone of Now, 1pm All in room 601 The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing with its first residential intensive. In the low-residency model, students will attend two 14-day campus residencies then, beyond residencies, work one-on-one with mentors. Most of the programming during this residency is free and open to the public. From July 28 through August 3, PNCA offers talks, discussions, and readings by acclaimed writers as part of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing program. Every event is free and open to the…

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10:00 am

Sh-ARC Week

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Books Around the Corner, 40 NW 2nd Street
Gresham, OR 97030
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$20

The first 10 people that spend over $20 will receive an ARC (Advanced Readers Copy). We are giving away ARCs that have passed their dates but are still fun and I mean who doesn't like free books?! Also every person that spends over $20 during Sh-ARC Week can enter to win a JAWS-dropping prize!

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6:00 pm

Writing Through It: A Reading and Celebration

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Central Library – U.S. Bank Room, 801 SW 10th Avenue
Portland, OR 97205
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Free

Celebrate a year of Writing Through It and listen to poetry and prose by the writers who have attended the program. Writing Through It provides a space for creative expression for people experiencing houselessness or anyone who has experienced tough times. Writing Through It is made possible by gifts to The Library Foundation.  

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7:00 pm

PNCA Low-Res MFA in CW Readings: Daniela Naomi Molnar, Brandon Shimoda, and Taylor Eggån

July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA), 511 Northwest Broadway St
Portland, OR 97209
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Free

Daniela Naomi Molnar, Brandon Shimoda, Taylor Eggån, 7pm at PNCA Mediatheque The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing with its first residential intensive. In the low-residency model, students will attend two 14-day campus residencies then, beyond residencies, work one-on-one with mentors. Most of the programming during this residency is free and open to the public. From July 28 through August 3, PNCA offers talks, discussions, and readings by acclaimed writers as part of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing program. Every event is free and open to the public. This innovative creative writing program is distinguished by its being situated within a school of art…

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7:30 pm

Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic

July 30 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W Burnside Street
Portland, OR 97209
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Free

Physician, researcher, and ethics professor Matt McCarthy is on the front lines of a groundbreaking clinical trial testing a new antibiotic to fight lethal superbugs, bacteria that have built up resistance to the life-saving drugs in our rapidly dwindling arsenal. This trial serves as the backdrop for the compulsively readable Superbugs (Avery) — and the results will impact nothing less than the future of humanity. McCarthy explores the history of bacteria and antibiotics, from Alexander Fleming's discovery of penicillin, to obscure sources of innovative new medicines (often found in soil samples), to the cutting-edge DNA manipulation known as CRISPR, bringing to light how we arrived at this juncture of both incredible breakthrough and extreme vulnerability. We also meet the patients whose lives are hanging in…

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