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Willamette Writers Conference

August 2 @ 9:00 am - August 4 @ 11:00 pm
Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, 8235 Northeast Airport Way
Portland, OR 97220
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$274 – $594

For a half a century, the Willamette Writers Conference has been a beacon of opportunity for the writing community. Find your tribe in our exciting array of faculty, instructors and inspirational speakers while discovering new peers and friends. Develop your craft in our workshops, Master Classes, and Sunday Intensives. This August, take your career to the next level. Join us at the 50th annual Willamette Writers Conference! Find your community, develop your craft, and expand your career with three full days of writing, as well as Master Classes and intensive workshops this August. Writing a book? Find your agent or work on your craft in our workshops and critique sessions. Working on a screenplay? Pitch your film to top industry managers and producers. Poetry? Songwriting?…

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11:30 am

Longreads Club: Viktor Orbán’s War on Intellect

August 4 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Rose City Book Pub, 1329 NE Fremont
Portland, OR 97212
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Free

READ THE ARTICLE: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/06/george-soros-viktor-orban-ceu/588070/ As the Hungarian prime minister systematically undermined his own country’s education system, one institution stood defiant: a university in the heart of Budapest, founded by George Soros. Join the Longreads Club where we explore a long-form article focused on global topics. No membership or registration required. Just read the article, show up, and join the discussion!

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3:00 pm

Intro to Hand-Drawn Animation: Two Day Workshop

August 4 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
IPRC, 318 SE Main Street #175
Portland, OR 97214
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$150

Intro to Hand-Drawn Animation: Two Day Workshop This workshop is a quick-start guide for artists that want to learn how to move their art in time.  Participants will learn basic animation principals, traditional hand-drawn 2D animation techniques and  tips for creating an affordable home animation studio.  During this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to create 2 small animation projects. This workshop will be taught by Lori Damiano.  Lori D has an MFA in Experimental Animation from CalArts and currently teaches in the Animated Arts program at the Pacific Northwest College of Art. The cost of this two-day workshop is $150. Be in touch with the Program Director to inquire about sliding scale pricing at hquinn@iprc.org

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4:00 pm

Summer Snack: A Day Party Presented by YGB x Tender Table

August 4 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jupiter NEXT, 900 E. Burnside Street
Portland, OR 97214
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YGB and Tender Table are throwing the party of the season on August 4th, SUMMER SNACK! A celebration of our BIPOC community, YGB has curated a killer lineup of performers, musicians, artists, and more. Tender Table will be providing people’s favorite snacks to keep the good vibes flowing, and have partnered with four local Portland chefs who will be serving up creations just for this event. We can't wait to see you all on the dance floor and by the chip bowl! HOST *SHRISTA TYREE PERFORMANCES *Burlesque: MS. BRIQ HOUSE *Live Music: VEANA BABY & MANUKA HONEY *DJ: CHUCKK PASTA CHEFS *ARLYN FRANK of Platano Rising *SAKILE J. MITCHELL *RO TAM of Tanglewood Beverage Company *EMILY DASILVA SNACKS You can expect foods like fresh lychee,…

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5:30 pm

Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat. Erin Moran

August 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tiny’s Coffee – NE MLK Jr, 2031 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, OR 97212
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Free

Join us for another amazing poetry slam and open mic!!! There is a 5 dollar suggested donation for this event but no one is turned away. We will have a feature from Erin Moran! We will be at our venue, Tiny's Coffee Northeast! This means our show is all-ages! Everyone is welcome. We do not censor our mic except for instances of hate-speech. Please also note that we start a little earlier then at previous venues. Accessibility info: Tiny's is on the 6 bus line, which is a frequent service line. It is a quarter mile from the the streetcar line and about a half mile away from the max. The building and stage is wheelchair accessible and most of the seating can be moved…

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6:30 pm

QTIPOC Draw Night

August 4 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
IPRC, 318 SE Main Street #175
Portland, OR 97214
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Free

First Sundays of the month, 6:30-10pm ADA accessible, Free street parking available. Light snacks provided.

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