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Book Launch for Pobrecitos: New Poems by Eileen Davis Elliott

POBRECITOS A VIRTUAL EVENT FOR LOVERS OF WORDS AND IMAGES A Zoom event and book launch February 5, 2021 First Friday at 4:30 pm A collaborative work written by Eileen Davis Elliott Illustrated by Lily Engblom-Stryker and Ava Town, students and established creators sharing views of “ poor ones,” marginalized people of the world RSVP to Pobrecitos2021@gmail.com to receive a Zoom invitation, or for more information or call 360-433-8515. The poetry collection reflects many years of travel to far-off corners in the world by retired Vancouver, WA psychologist Eileen Davis Elliott. She sought the collaboration of two young artists who are studying at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics. The poems have been illustrated by Ava Town of Ridgefield and Lily Engblom-Stryker of Vancouver. The…

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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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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Zoom Edition featuring Linda Strever

NOTE: Due to circumstances beyond everyone’s control, this month’s reading will take place over Zoom. Email christopherjluna@gmail.com by no later than 3 pm on May 14 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. Open mic readers are invited to share one poem for three minutes or less. If you are willing to donate to support the series, please use Christopher Luna’s PayPal (christopherjluna@gmail.com) and include a memo stating that the money is for Ghost Town Poetry. Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Christopher Luna, Toni Lumbrazo Luna, & Morgan Paige Featuring Linda Strever 7 pm Thursday, May 14 On Zoom $5…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Armin Tolentino

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Armin Tolentino Hosted by Christopher Luna and Toni Lumbrazo Luna of Printed Matter Vancouver 7 pm Thursday, February 13 Open mic sign up begins at 6:30 and closes at 7 $5 Suggested donation No one turned away for lack of funds Angst Gallery 1015 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660 angstgallery.com Food and libation provided by Niche Wine Bar, 1013 Main Street Sound provided by Briz Loan & Guitar: http://briz.us/ LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Armin Tolentino is the author of the poetry collection We Meant to Bring It Home Alive (Alternating Current Press, 2019). He earned an MFA at Rutgers University-Newark and his poetry has appeared in numerous journals including Common Knowledge, Arsenic Lobster, Hyphen…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic with Luther Allen & J.I. Kleinberg

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Christopher Luna and Toni Lumbrazo Luna of Printed Matter Vancouver Featuring Luther Allen and J.I. (Judy) Kleinberg 7 pm Thursday, January 9 Open mic sign up begins at 6:30 and closes at 7 $5 Suggested donation No one turned away for lack of funds Angst Gallery 1015 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660 angstgallery.com Food and libation provided by Niche Wine Bar, 1013 Main Street Sound provided by Briz Loan & Guitar: http://briz.us/ LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Luther Allen writes and designs buildings from Sumas Mountain, Washington. He facilitates SpeakEasy, a community poetry reading series in Bellingham and is co-editor of Noisy Water, an anthology of local poets. His collection of poems, The View…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Jonathan Oak

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Christopher Luna and Toni Lumbrazo Luna of Printed Matter Vancouver Featuring Jonathan Oak 7 pm Thursday, October 10 Open mic sign up begins at 6:30 and closes at 7 $5 Suggested donation (for featured poet) Angst Gallery 1015 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660 angstgallery.com Food and libation provided by Niche Wine Bar, 1013 Main Street Sound provided by Briz Loan & Guitar: http://briz.us/ LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Jonathan Oak is the author of two poetry books, Sutly fucked ↑ and Things I Forgot To Say, as well as the upcoming novel Jerry. He has lived and performed in Portland for the last six years. He was part of the VAMP reading series in San…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Joannie Stangeland

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Christopher Luna and Toni Lumbrazo Luna of Printed Matter Vancouver Featuring Joannie Stangeland 7 pm Thursday, August 8 Open mic sign up begins at 6:30 and closes at 7 $5 Suggested donation Angst Gallery 1015 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660 angstgallery.com Food and libation provided by Niche Wine Bar, 1013 Main Street Sound provided by Briz Loan & Guitar: http://briz.us/ LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Joannie Stangeland is the author of The Scene You See, In Both Hands, and Into the Rumored Spring. She received the 2019 Crosswinds Poetry Journal grand prize, and her poems have also appeared in Boulevard, Prairie Schooner, The Southern Review, and other journals. [see links for a sample of Stangeland’s…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Eugenia Petty and Guests

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Christopher Luna and Toni Lumbrazo Luna of Printed Matter Vancouver Join us for a Central Washington showcase Featuring Eugenia Hepworth Petty with special guests Xavier Cavazos & Connor Simons 7 pm Thursday, August 8 Open mic sign up begins at 6:30 and closes at 7 FREE Angst Gallery 1015 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660 angstgallery.com Food and libation provided by Niche Wine Bar, 1013 Main Street Sound provided by Briz Loan & Guitar: http://briz.us/ LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Eugenia writes, shoots film, and covers things with wax and resin. In the past she had an obsession with cassette tape recorders. She prefers buses over planes. In the mid 1990s she lived in Ukraine and…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Toni Lumbrazo Luna

Author Photo by Maria Vara Photography Printed Matter Vancouver presents A Book Launch Celebration for Driven By Hope, the third book of poetry by Toni Lumbrazo Luna Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Toni Lumbrazo Luna Hosted by Christopher Luna and Toni Lumbrazo Luna of Printed Matter Vancouver 7 pm Thursday, July 11 Open mic sign up begins at 6:30 and closes at 7 FREE Angst Gallery 1015 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660 angstgallery.com Food and libation provided by Niche Wine Bar, 1013 Main Street Sound provided by Briz Loan & Guitar: http://briz.us/ LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Driven By Hope is Toni Lumbrazo Luna’s third book of poetry. It contains glimpses into the lives of people she has met throughout her…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Claudia Castro Luna

Printed Matter Vancouver, Clark County Poet Laureate Gwendolyn Morgan, Clark County Arts Commission, and ArtsWA Present Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna Hosted by Christopher Luna and Toni Lumbrazo Luna of Printed Matter Vancouver At a special time and location 6:30-8:30 pm Thursday, April 11, 2019 Columbia Room Vancouver Community Library 901 C Street Vancouver, WA 98660 Open mic sign up begins at 6:00 and closes at 6:30 FREE LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Claudia Castro Luna will be signing books at Niche Wine Bar, 1013 Main Street (nichewinebar.com) from 5-6 pm. Spend happy hour with the Poet Laureate. There will also be an after party at Niche Wine Bar at 8:30 pm. Biographical information…

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