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Wordlights Poetry ft. Schuyler Peck

Wordlights Saturday poetry evenings presented by NovaPDX, Rocking Frog Cafe and hosted by Igor Brezhnev. On Saturday November 9th, we’ll have a feature from Schuyler Peck, mini-features from Kate Leddy & Effy Bishop, and a short set poetry open mic! OUR FEATURE: Schuyler Peck Schuyler Peck is a writer, plant mom, and part-time daydreamer in Portland, Oregon. Schuyler’s work explores themes such as nature, spirituality, surviving and trauma recovery, and the many facets of mental health. She is the author of To Hold Your Moss-Covered Heart and A Field of Blooming Bruises, among other titles. Her work can also be found at Crooked Arrow Press, Rising Phoenix Review, JuxtaProse Magazine, Words Dance, Persephone’s Daughters, Thought Catalog, and Literary Sexts: Vol. 2. Schuyler enjoys all things…

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Wordlights Poetry ft. Bri Gowdy & Kate Leddy

Wordlights Saturday poetry evenings presented by NovaPDX, Rocking Frog Cafe and hosted by Igor Brezhnev. On Saturday, September 14th, we are welcoming Bri Gowdy & Kate Leddy back from their tour! Of course, there will be a short set poetry open mic as well! OUR FEATURE: Bri Gowdy Bri Gowdy is a poet from Portland Oregon. In January she was published in The Rising Phoenix Review. Her chapbook There is Room for You Here, ( that is undoubtedly a Scorpio) covers topics such as self love, friendship and god stuff. Bri is most inspired when she is working with youth poets, or leading workshops. Bri above all is thankful to her community and believes deeply in accessible art. Bri spends much of her time organizing…

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Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat Bri G and Kate Leddy

Join us for another amazing poetry slam and open mic!!! There is a 5 dollar suggested donation for this event but no one is turned away. We will have a feature from Bri G and Kate Leddy on their “Eat Your Heart Out” tour! Come see Kate and Bri before they hit the road on their tour!! We will be at our venue, Tiny’s Coffee Northeast! This means our show is all-ages! Everyone is welcome. We do not censor our mic except for instances of hate-speech. Please also note that we start a little earlier then at previous venues. Accessibility info: Tiny’s is on the 6 bus line, which is a frequent service line. It is a quarter mile from the the streetcar line and…

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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 July 13th, we’ll have a feature from Kate Leddy, two mini features from Nikki Burian & Ken Yoshikawa, and a short set poetry open mic! OUR FEATURE: Kate Leddy Kate Leddy is a writer and mental health activist from Portland Oregon. She was born and raised in New York and still has strong opinions about bagels. Kate represented Portland at the 2018 Individual World Poetry Slam as well as the 2018 National Poetry Slam. She is thrilled to be on this years Portland Poetry Slam team again, heading to regionals this July! Kate’s first chapbook “Homesick Season” explores nostalgia for people, places, and states of mind. This summer…

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Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat. The Portland Poetry Slam Team

Join us for another amazing poetry slam and open mic!!! There is a 5 dollar suggested donation for this event but no one is turned away. We will have a feature from The Portland Poetry Slam Team! Bella, Brianna Grisby, Kate Leddy, and Avery Gadling! The team has been working hard and preparing since March for the Bigfoot Regional Poetry Slam here in Portland in July! They are representing the our slam and making us proud! We will be at our venue, Tiny’s Coffee Northeast! This means our show is all-ages! Everyone is welcome. We do not censor our mic except for instances of hate-speech. Please also note that we start a little earlier then at previous venues. Accessibility info: Tiny’s is on the 6…

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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 June 29th, we’ll have a feature from 2019 Portland Poetry Slam Team and a short set poetry open mic! OUR FEATURE: 2019 Portland Poetry Slam Team The 2019 Portland Poetry Slam Team are Rose City champs this year! The unique voices of Brianna Grisby, Avery Gadling, Bella, and Kate Leddy have come together to form a team with unstoppable energy, a broad range of experiences, and a universal appreciation for good frozen pizza. Their work will inspire you to celebrate, to grieve, to reflect, to listen, and to get involved. Most importantly, they hope you have fun! *** Sign-ups start at 5:30, show starts at 6PM. On second…

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The Verse featuring Jonie Blinman

The Verse is happening each first Friday of the month at the Devil’s Den presented to you by Nova Productions in collaboration with songwriter Jonie Blinman! Join us for a night of music and spoken word where incredibly talented local artists share their amazing works in the intimate environment of our favorite wine shop in town! We’re super excited to welcome the following local favorites to our next show where you’ll be so close to the stage and the art you’ll feel like you’re part of it! We’ll have performances from: Danit Chetron FABRIC Kate Leddy Connie Pazienza & Co. Special Guests The Den has a huge selection of wines but also beer and cider! This is a 21+ establishment but your puppies are welcome!…

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Slamlandia April Literary Arts Show ft. Kate Leddy

Join us on APRIL 11TH for our second Thursday Poetry Open Mic and Slam! 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 spotlight performance from the incredible Kate Leddy! Kate Leddy is a writer and mental health activist from Portland Oregon. She was born and raised in New York and still has strong opinions about bagels. Kate represented Portland at the 2018 Individual World Poetry Slam as well as the 2018 National Poetry Slam. Her first chapbook…

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The Verse featuring Jonie Blinman

The Verse is happening each first Friday of the month at the Devil’s Den presented to you by Nova Productions in collaboration with songwriter Jonie Blinman! Join us for a night of music and spoken word where incredibly talented local artists share their amazing works in the intimate environment of our favorite wine shop in town! We’re super excited to welcome the following local favorites to our next show where you’ll be so close to the stage and the art you’ll feel like you’re part of it! We’ll have performances from: Danit Chetron FABRIC Kate Leddy Connie Pazienza & Co. Special Guests The Den has a huge selection of wines but also beer and cider! This is a 21+ establishment but your puppies are welcome!…

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Wordlights

Wordlights is a poetry, spoken word and music showcase, presented by NovaPDX & Rocking Frog Cafe, and hosted by Igor Brezhnev. We will have features from three poets—Ken Yoshikawa, Sage Lilac & Kate Leddy, as well as a showcase of 10 performers. KEN YOSHIKAWA Ken Yoshikawa is a shin-issei/first generation half-Japanese American poet-actor from Portland, OR. He has been active in the Portland Poetry Slam community since 2014. In his theatre career he’s appeared at the Portland Center Stage in “Mojada, A Medea in Los Angeles”, and at the Portland Playhouse in “You for Me for You”. Some notable roles include Arjun in “Chitra, the Girl Prince”, (NW Children’s Theatre), Chimney Sweep/Ensemble in “Mary Poppins” (NW Children’s Theatre), and Malvolio/Antonio in “Twelfth Night” (Oregon Adventure…

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