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Application Deadline: Flash in the Pan

FLASH! In The Pan is a series of 10-day long creative writing workshops with prompts, lessons, & guest talks from Rachel Mckibbens, Casey Rocheteau, & Siaara Freeman. This series of workshops is for Queer/Trans* Black, Indigenous Writers / of Color. Each session has 20 seats max. The workshop will utilize, Google Groups, Google Meet, Drive, & Youtube Live. Facilitated by jayy dodd. Tuition for each workshop is $100, scholarships available. Apply here Flash Sessions: Flash Session 1 w/ Rachel McKibbens (Feb. 19th – 28th) Flash Session 2 w/ Casey Rocheteau (March 12th – 21st) Flash Session 3 w/ Siaara Freeman (April 2nd – 11th)

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Deadline: RACC Support Beam

We’re extending the timeline, recognizing the impacts of the protest movement and COVID-19 on the intended community this program is designed to support. Tell your friends and please apply by Friday, June 12th. Support Beam is an initiative to further emerging visual artists making work in Oregon and Southwest Washington over a period of three to six months. The selection panel will prioritize submissions from Black and Indigenous artists, and artists of color. New work produced during Support Beam is artist-defined and can utilize any discipline or media that can ultimately be wall mounted. Individual grants will be between $3,000 and $5,000. [See the PDF here for full details.] [Apply through RACC’s Opportunity Portal.]

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Black Storytime at Rockwood Library

The African and African American experience comes alive for children from birth to age 6 (with a favorite adult and other family members). In a positive and affirming environment, have fun with books and stories, songs, and movement activities. Black Storytime builds language and literacy skills your child needs to be ready for kindergarten.

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Tender Table Presents: Tampopo

Tender Table is turning 3! To celebrate we are holding a special birthday fundraiser- a screening of Tampopo at the Clinton Street Theater! All ticket sales will go directly towards our 2020 programming. “Tampopo is the tale of an enigmatic band of ramen ronin who guide the widow of a noodle shop owner on her quest for the perfect recipe. Tampopo serves up a savory broth of culinary adventure seasoned with offbeat comedy sketches and the erotic exploits of a gastronome gangster. Sweet, sexy, surreal, and mouthwatering, Tampopo remains one of the most delectable examples of food on film.” (Rotten Tomatoes) ***If you are Black, Indigenous, or a person of color and would like a discounted ticket, use promo code “BIPOC” to receive $5 off***…

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Oh Word!?

Drop in any 1st or 3rd Sunday for a collaborative workshop/workspace for collage & found poetry creation. Each week will have a centering exercise & in the spring participants have the option of contributing to a zine & group reading! this workshop is for Black, Indigenous POC who identify as Queer/Trans/Non-binary! facilitated by dovesong labs

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Oh Word!?

Drop in any 1st or 3rd Sunday for a collaborative workshop/workspace for collage & found poetry creation. Each week will have a centering exercise & in the spring participants have the option of contributing to a zine & group reading! this workshop is for Black, Indigenous POC who identify as Queer/Trans/Non-binary! facilitated by dovesong labs

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Tender Table: Megon, Arlyn, Constance, & Mathilde

Please join us for an afternoon of stories and food by four amazing local chefs: *Megon Dee-Cave of Oracle Infused Wellness Co. *Arlyn Frank of Platano Rising *Constance James of Sweatpea Baking Co. *Mathilde Wilson of Mathilde’s Kitchen This event is being held at Louiza on Sunday 12/15 from 1-3pm. Louiza is a community oriented event space located in Portland, OR. ***This event is not ticketed*** ***VERY Limited capacity, please arrive early*** Tender Table provides compensation to all presenters- thank you in advance for your donations. We suggest a $10-$15 donation for this event, with no one turned away for lack of funds. We will accept cash donations at the door and through Venmo. Tender Table is a storytelling platform for women, trans, and non-binary…

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Well-Read Black Girl Book Club

Black women and Black nonbinary people are invited to join us every second Thursday of the month for the Well-Read Black Girl Book Club. This month we’re reading Kindred by Octavia E. Butler.

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Submission Deadline: smoke + mold: TRXST NO1

TRXST NO1 (pronounced “trust no one”) a folio of Black + Trans/GNC Writing on the super-natural & para-normal. edited by jayy dodd & Casey Rocheteau call for submissions: The Black “normal” forms its own spectrum from fantastic to fearsome. Since the Black person & objectively the Black body has been read through OTHER normals, “supernatural” or parallel myths get (mis)read — consider then when calibrating a frequency to the Black paranormal? As we navigate the humanities we make & refuse every day what unexplainables keep us going. This issue addresses nature, the outside, the atmosphere as a site of Black paranormal activity. Are the ghosts trans? Are the demons cis? Are you certain the trees don’t all know each other & have intricate handshakes? Send…

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