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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Chris Gonzalez

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Christopher Luna, Toni Lumbrazo Luna, & Morgan Paige Featuring Chris Gonzalez 7 pm Thursday, January 14 On Zoom $5 Suggested donation LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, PRO-SCIENCE, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Please support Niche Wine Bar, whose owner, Leah Jackson, has provided a home for the reading series since 2015: https://nichewinebar.com Chris Gonzalez is an educator, journalist, playwright, poet, musician, and creative-collaborator based in Portland, Oregon. Chris has been a featured poet for the past six years, performing alongside International Slam Champions Saul Williams and Shane Koyczan. His first book, water or bread, was published by Human Error Press in 2017. NOTE: Due to circumstances beyond everyone’s control, this month’s reading will take place over Zoom. Email christopherjluna@gmail.com…

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Slamlandia October Literary Arts Show ft. Chris Gonzalez

Join us on OCTOBER 10TH for our second Thursday Poetry Open Mic and Slam! This is a qualifying slam to get into our WOWPS finals later this year. Doors and sign-ups are at 6:30 PM Get there on time to get a spot in the open mic or slam! Show begins at 7:00 PM Literary Arts 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 This show is all ages. Please see our Accessibility and Safer Space info below. No door admission. We will have a feature from the fantastic Chris Gonzalez! Chris Gonzalez is an educator, journalist, playwright, poet, musician, and creative-collaborator based in Portland, Oregon. Chris has been a featured poet for the past six years, performing alongside International Slam Champions Saul Williams and Shane…

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Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat. Chris Gonzalez

Join us for another amazing poetry slam and open mic!!! This slam is a qualifying slam for the Women of the World Poetry Slam Finals. There is a 5 dollar suggested donation for this event but no one is turned away. We will have a feature from Chris Gonzalez! More about Chris: Chris Gonzalez is an educator, journalist, playwright, poet, musician, and creative-collaborator based in Portland, Oregon. Chris has been a featured poet for the past six years, performing alongside International Slam Champions Saul Williams and Shane Koyczan. Chris’s first book of poetry, water or bread, was published in 2018 by Human Error Press. We will be at our venue, Tiny’s Coffee Northeast! This means our show is all-ages! Everyone is welcome. We do not…

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Wordlights: Saturday Poetry Evenings

Wordlights Saturday poetry evenings presented by NovaPDX, Rocking Frog Cafe and hosted by Igor Brezhnev. On Saturday, August 24th, we’ll have a feature from Chris Gonzalez, mini-features from Micah Fletcher & Igor Brezhnev, and a short set poetry open mic! OUR FEATURE: Chris Gonzalez Chris Gonzalez is a writer based in Portland, Oregon. He is interested in journalism, playwriting, music, and poetry. You can find more about Chris at chrisgonzalez.art. MINI-FEATURES FROM: Micah Fletcher Micah Fletcher is a nationally recognized poet and spoken word artist who took first place in Portland Oregon’s city wide youth poetry competition called Verselandia in 2013. ~ Igor Brezhnev Igor Brezhnev is a poet and a book designer among his other sins. He has been calling Portland, Oregon his home…

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Wordlights: Saturday Poetry Evenings

Wordlights Saturday poetry evenings presented by Nova PDX, Rocking Frog Cafe and hosted by Igor Brezhnev. On Saturday May 11th, we’ll have a feature from Nastashia Minto, two mini features from Rachel Ancheta & Chris Gonzalez, and a short set poetry open mic! OUR FEATURE: Nastashia Minto is an African American woman who was born in South Georgia and raised there by her grandparents. She grew up in poverty and around drugs, alcohol, and family violence. Her life experiences led her to obtain an associate’s degree in occupational therapy and a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She has been writing since she was nine years old and has found that her writing offers her another way to help people. Currently residing in Portland, Oregon her debut…

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Future Prairie: Spring Fling

Please join the artists of Future Prairie as we dance our way through camellia season and into the cherry blossoms. This will be our spring fling: calling on visions of paradise, utopia, dreams, romances, and joy. Musical performances by Joni Renee Whitworth, Vivian Cecylia Tylińska, and Allegra Jongeward Live painting by Jasmine Co, Kathleen Boudwin, and Megan Krzmarzick Comics by Sabine Rear Poetry by Chris Gonzalez, Julia Laxer, and Olivia Marovich Dance by Jaleesa Johnston Photography by Sam Reynolds and Kimberley Hasselbrink Lecture by Roseanna Zanna Colabella We will have American Sign Language interpreters. Thanks to a grant from CymaSpace, our show can be inclusive of the Deaf and hard of hearing community! Our queer variety show is inspired by the chautauquas of the 19th…

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