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Antique Book and Ephemera Sale

Over 1,500 books, ephemera and postcards will be available for sale here at the Rose City Book Pub from 2pm to 8pm! This collection is from a book collector who we’ve loaned our space to for the day. Books will be placed on tables with set prices: $2, $5, $10, or some variation thereabouts. In addition, there will be a section for some special books and ephemera that will be priced individually. Please bring a mask. Cash, credit card, and Venmo accepted. To-go orders and regular book sales will still be available, so feel free to stop by.

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CANCELED – SFWA Portland Publishing Happy Hour – March 2020

Calling Portland-area publishing professionals, including writers (any genre), freelancers, editors, agents, publishers, designers, artists, and anyone interested in books and storytelling: Please join us for SFWA’s 5th Portland Publishing Happy Hour! Held at rotating venues in and around Portland, PPHH is an informal gathering of the diverse creative interests that make up Portland’s publishing and writing landscape. The meetups are sponsored by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), but you don’t need to be a member to attend. The happy hours are intended as purely a social time with no fixed agenda, but a great place to meet fellow creatives in publishing fields in an informal atmosphere. Please register to join us at the Rose City Book Pub ; SPACE IS LIMITED.…

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Prix Fixe with Guest Chef Sami Scripter

Limited tickets available. Buy tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/prix-fixe-with-guest-chef-sami-scripter-tickets-98113182169 Hmong dinner hosted by the author of Cooking from the Heart: The Hmong Kitchen in America About this Event Menu Logans Chicken Curry Noodle Soup/Kraub Poob Jasmine Rice/Mov Stuffed Chicken Wings/Kooj Tis Qaib Nitim Stir-fried Garlicky Chinese Green Flower/Zaub Ntsuab Paj Kib Hi Chili Condiment/Kau Txob Ntsw Tropical Fruit Coctail with Agar-Agar Gelatin/Qab Zib Khov Txiv Hmab Txiv Ntoo The Event Author and Guest Chef Sami Scripter will prepare this meal for 10 guests who will eat together at the community table. Sami will be available during the main course to give a short talk and answer questions. Simple, earthy, fiery, and fresh, Hmong food is an exciting but still little-known Southeast Asian cuisine. We have gathered more…

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Book Launch: Eighteen: Stories of Mischief & Mayhem

The second volume of the Underland Tarot series has arrived. This one is called Eighteen, and it is symbolic of the great river at night, where the wolves howl and all doors are open. All thresholds are possible, and every truth is elusive. The Eighteenth Tarot card is the Moon, and those who raise their arms to her know she offers Mercy and Severity in equal measure. These are stories of mischief and mayhem. These are stories of magic. Come celebrate the vernal equinox with us and get your copy of Eighteen. The anthology contains several Portland area writers and they’ll be reading their stories! [See also the Facebook event page]

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Drink and Write Tuesdays: Drop in Writer’s Workshop

Drop in between 5:30 and 7:30 pm on Tuesdays and spend your happy hour writing. Hosted by Jeanne Faulkner who provides prompts, tips, coaching, and community. Your bring your computer and notebook, buy your drinks at the bar, and get started. $10 optional contribution to the host.

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Classic Poetry Open Mic

Keats and Rilke and Donne and Wordsworth and Angelou and Plath and Yeats and Browning and Dickinson, oh my! Bring your favorite old poems to Classic Poetry Open Mic, co-hosted with Rose City Book Pub. This is a time to gather together to enjoy classic poetry from around the world. Memorization/recitation is highly encouraged, but you can also read from a digital/hard copy. This is not a time to share your own writing–there are lots of open mics for that! This is a time for poetry lovers to share and discuss favorite old poems that inspire and delight. Need some ideas? Check out this article about great poems that work well for recitation: https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/lesson/committed-memory

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Book Launch: Bill Walton Mysteries by Jamie Kirkland

The long awaited second volume of The Bill Walton Mysteries is finally here! Join NW famous author and world famous actor Jamie Kirkland (James when he is in California) as he reads from and performs from his new book. Bill Walton trivia contest! With prizes!

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Folktales for modern times: Schomburg, Ruiz Keil, Allred

Join Plonk for modern day folktales. Featuring Zachary Schomburg (Mammother), Michelle Ruiz Keil (All of Us with Wings) and Stevan Allred (The Alehouse at the End of the World).

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Longreads Club: How the Horrific 1918 Flu Spread Across America

The toll of history’s worst epidemic surpasses all the military deaths in World War I and World War II combined. And it may have begun in the United States. 4,600 words, about 30 minutes ARTICLE: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/journal-plague-year-180965222/ If you prefer to listen to the article, you can create a Text-To-Speech mp3 for free here: http://www.fromtexttospeech.com/. The TTS is a robotic voice, but many people get used to it fairly quickly. The Longreads Club is a twice-monthly program hosted by WorldOregon’s Young Professionals group. Join us for Longreads Club where we discuss a long-form article focused on global topics every other week. Rather than skim the headlines, we are trying to dive deep and learn from each other to gain a better understanding of world events. No…

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Story Time for Grown Ups with David Loftus

Oops! We’re Married! funny tales of weddings and the married state In conjunction with the month for Valentines, “Story Time for Grownups” presents comic tales about the weddings and married conditions that often ensue. No cover. The evening will feature pieces by James Thurber and E.B. White, Dave Barry, Robert Fulghum, and a script or two from “The Bickersons”—the classic 1940s radio show about a squabbling couple … with a special guest to perform the voice of Blanche Bickerson. Warm yourself with a mug of beer, a pot of tea, soup, sandwich, or cookies while reliving the childhood experience of being read to before bedtime. David Loftus reads aloud to live audiences, for recordings, and as a principal character in the science-fiction podcast series “Exoplanetary.”…

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