Skip to content →

Tag: christopher luna

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Emmett Wheatfall

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Emmett Wheatfall Hosted by Christopher Luna and Morgan Paige LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, PRO-SCIENCE, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 7 pm Thursday, January 13 Art at the Cave 108 E Evergreen Blvd Vancouver, WA 98660 https://artatthecave.com/ $5 Suggested donation Emmett Wheatfall lives in Portland, Oregon where he writes, records, publishes, and performs poetry. Fernwood Press, an imprint of Barclay Press, has published two books of Emmett’s poetry. His collection titled As Clean as a Bone was published in May 2018 through Fernwood Press. As Clean as a Bone was a 2019 Eric Hoffer Award Finalist as well as a da Vinci Eye award finalist. Our Scarlet Blue Wounds is his latest collection and was published in November 2019. Our…

Comments closed

Exchanging Wisdom Book Launch

Book Launch for Exchanging Wisdom: A Guide for Parents of the Autonomous by Christopher Luna and Angelo at Birdhouse Books January 7, 2021 5-9pm Friday, January 7 Birdhouse Books 1001 Main Street Basement Vancouver, WA 98660 (360) 602-1098 Located downstairs from The Rosemary Cafe Join us during the First Friday art walk for an evening of poetry celebrating the release of Exchanging Wisdom: A Guide for Parents of the Autonomous, a new book by Christopher Luna and his son Angelo published by The Poetry Box. The poems in the book trace their relationship from the time Angelo was a toddler through age 21. Christopher and Angelo will read from the book at the top of the hour from 5-8pm and will be available to sign…

Comments closed

The Work Poetry Workshop: Monday Night Edition

Join us on the second and fourth Monday of every month for The Work. Upcoming Monday night workshops will take place on January 10 & 24, February 7 & 21, March 14 & 28, April 11 & 25, May 9 & 23, and June 13 & 27. July through December dates TBA. Note: there will be no Monday night workshop on December 27. The Work is a drop-in poetry writing workshop for beginners as well as more experienced writers. Poetry encourages empathy and compassion, and sparks the shifts in consciousness which can lead to healing, personal growth, and an interest in fighting for progressive social change. We will read and discuss poetry, write several new poems, and give each writer feedback on at least one…

Comments closed

The Work Poetry Workshop: Saturday Afternoon Edition

Join us on December 11 from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm for The Work. The Work is a drop-in poetry writing workshop for beginners as well as more experienced writers. Poetry encourages empathy and compassion, and sparks the shifts in consciousness which can lead to healing, personal growth, and an interest in fighting for progressive social change. We will read and discuss poetry, write several new poems, and give each writer feedback on at least one of the drafts composed during the workshop. The cost for the workshop is a suggested donation of $20 to Christopher Luna’s PayPal account: christopherjluna@gmail.com “Suggested” means that we would like for you to join us regardless of whether or not you can afford it right now. No one will…

Comments closed

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Michael Shay & M.F. McAuliffe

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Michael Shay and M. F. McAuliffe. Hosted by Christopher Luna and Morgan Paige LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, PRO-SCIENCE, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 7 pm Thursday, December 9 Art at the Cave 108 E Evergreen Blvd Vancouver, WA 98660 https://artatthecave.com/ $5 Suggested donation NOTE: Art at the Cave co-founder Kathi Rick has graciously offered to help us to continue to include our new friends from around the country in the open mic. Email katecrackernuts@comcast.net by no later than midnight on December 8 to indicate your interest in participating. In the subject line, let us know if you are “Reading” or “Just Listening.” You will receive instructions for how to join the meeting. Zoom open mic readers are invited to…

Comments closed

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Igor Brezhnev

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Igor Brezhnev Hosted by Christopher Luna and Morgan Paige LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, PRO-SCIENCE, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 7 pm Thursday, November 11 Art at the Cave 108 E Evergreen Blvd Vancouver, WA 98660 https://artatthecave.com/ $5 Suggested donation Igor Brezhnev is a poet and a book designer, among his other sins. His most recent body of published work is titled nights since. It is a series of 363 poems written every night from January 18th, 2019 to January 14th, 2020 documenting the emotional landscape of being without a home. Igor’s other work includes two full-length poetry books, dearest void (2016) and america is dry cookie and other love stories (2018) as well as a number of spoken-word albums…

Comments closed

The Work Poetry workshop: Saturday Afternoon Edition

Join us from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm on the second Saturday of every month for The Work. Upcoming Saturday afternoon workshops will take place on October 9, November 13, and December 11. The Work is a drop-in poetry writing workshop for beginners as well as more experienced writers. Poetry encourages empathy and compassion, and sparks the shifts in consciousness which can lead to healing, personal growth, and an interest in fighting for progressive social change. We will read and discuss poetry, write several new poems, and give each writer feedback on at least one of the drafts composed during the workshop. The cost for the workshop is a suggested donation of $20 to Christopher Luna’s PayPal account: christopherjluna@gmail.com “Suggested” means that we would like…

Comments closed

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Returns to In-Person Readings with Featured Poet Jeffrey Morgan

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Jeffrey Morgan Hosted by Christopher Luna and Morgan Paige 7 pm Thursday, September 9 Art at the Cave 108 E Evergreen Blvd Vancouver, WA 98660 https://artatthecave.com/ $5 Suggested donation Masks must be worn at all times to participate in this event. Open Mic readers may remove their masks while reading. The microphone will be sprayed after each reader. Statement on Healthy Spaces from the gallery: We want to provide a healthy space to enjoy art. We are practicing safety precautions such as regular cleaning, social distancing and mask wearing. We kindly request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while visiting the gallery. If needed, we will limit the number of people in the gallery. Masks and…

Comments closed

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic on Zoom Featuring Leah Mueller

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Leah Mueller Hosted by Christopher Luna and Morgan Paige 7 pm Thursday, August 12 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, provided a home for the reading series from 2015-2020: https://nichewinebar.com/ Leah Mueller is an indie writer and spoken word performer from Bisbee, Arizona. Her most recent books, Misguided Behavior, Tales of Poor Life Choices (Czykmate Press), Death and Heartbreak (Weasel Press), and Cocktails at Denny’s (Alien Buddha) were released in 2019. Her latest chapbook is Land of Eternal Thirst. Leah’s work appears in Rattle, Midway Journal, Citron Review, The Spectacle, Miracle Monocle, Outlook Springs, Atticus Review, Your Impossible Voice, and elsewhere.…

Comments closed

The Work Poetry Workshop: Monday Night Edition

Join us on the second and fourth Monday of every month for The Work. The Monday Night Edition of The Work takes place from 6-8:30 pm on the second and fourth Monday of each month, unless otherwise noted. These workshops will take place on Zoom until it is safe to do so again in person. Upcoming Monday night workshops will take place on July 12, August 9 & 23. There will be no workshop on July 26. The Work is a drop-in poetry writing workshop for beginners as well as more experienced writers. Poetry encourages empathy and compassion, and sparks the shifts in consciousness which can lead to healing, personal growth, and an interest in fighting for progressive social change. We will read and discuss…

Comments closed