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QUEER PDXpression

Join us on October 28th, on the patio at The Local Lounge, Sign ups will start at 7:30 and show at 8ish. This Month we have the honor of Featuring Tolly. Tolly is a non-binary musician, Drag artist, writer, and shit starter who’s lived in Portland for 5 1/2 years… which is 5 1/2 years too long. They enjoy chicken tenders over chicken nuggets, regurgitating reality TV moments out of context, and praying for the downfall of America. Upon request to help make our show fully accessible we will have the pleasure of partnering with Fingers Crossed interpreting if you need assistance please contact Fingerscrossedinterpreting@gmail.com ahead of time to schedule an interpreter

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Pre-Show Music: DJ Mami Miami

Join us for a Frida pre-show DJ set by DJ Mami Miami, AKA Chicana writer Emilly Prado, who will be spinning a mix of music that spans genres and geography from cumbia and quebradita to dancehall and perreo. This event is free and open to the public. All guests who attend events or gatherings at The Armory must provide documentation that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by the date of their visit. If you are unable to be vaccinated, you may provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours before your visit. Masks are also required at The Armory. FULL DETAILS HERE About DJ Mami Miami, AKA Emilly Prado DJ Mami Miami, AKA Chicana writer Emilly Prado, dreams of nights spent hips swaying in international multi-story discotecas. These…

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Pre-Show Author Talk & Book Signing with Emilly Prado

Join us for a special pre-show author talk and book signing with Chicana writer Emilly Prado, author of Funeral For Flaca. She will read a brief excerpt from the book that retraces her experience coming of age as a prep-turned-chola-turned-punk in this collection that is one-part memoir-in-essays, and one-part playlist, zigzagging across genres and decades, much like the rapidly changing and varied tastes of her youth. For anyone that purchases a copy of the book at the event, Emilly will stay after and sign them for the guests in attendance. All guests who attend events or gatherings at The Armory must provide documentation that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by the date of their visit. If you are unable to be vaccinated, you may provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken…

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Telltale Presents: Don’t Be Afraid

Hey, champ! Thanks for checking out Telltale. We are a monthly curated storytelling event for people that like to get vulnerable and take no shit. We are keen on connection, laughter, heartbreak, poignant moments, and community building. We are in our fifth season now, which is wild. After a number of zoom shows, and then a number of outdoor summer shows…. we are just rolling with what’s happening around us and we are officially back inside the Chapel Theatre starting in October–unless the weather is magically perfect–with an all vaccinated staff, vaccinated performers, and a vaccine card requirement at the door, as well as many assertive reminders about wearing your mask properly. At Telltale, you can expect about 7-10 performers sharing something with you, in…

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Eno/Ono: Jumping into Risk through Cross-Genre Explorations w/ Alex Behr

Do we need holes? What wouldn’t you do? Use fewer notes —Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt, Oblique Strategies cards TAPE PIECE III Snow Piece Take a tape of the sound of snow falling. This should be done in the evening. Do not listen to the tape. Cut it and use it as string to tie gifts with. Make a gift wrapper, if you wish, using the same process with a phonosheet. 1963 autumn —Yoko Ono, Grapefruit WHAT: A four-part online generative workshop. WHERE: The Corporeal Writing Zoom Room. WHEN: Saturdays, October 2nd, 16th, 23rd & 30th—@1-3PT Note: No meeting October 9th. STRUCTURE: Participants will write during our meetings and in-between, sending in work and explorations to share. We’ll be generating poetry and micro-memoir pieces and…

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Livestream Reading: Stephen Cohen: Baggy Red Pants and Other Stories

Annie Bloom’s welcomes Lake Oswego author and artist Stephen Cohen for an online reading from his new book, Baggy Red Pants and Other Stories: Short Stories, Poems, Lyrics and Visual Art. Please register in advance for this Zoom event: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctcO2hpzIuHdzbWLIKHDuYvuiXo5iN0qRr About Baggy Red Pants and Other Stories: Multifaceted artist 3 Hand Stephen (Stephen Cohen) uses his art-short stories, poems, song lyrics, illustrations, and photos of his homemade original sculptures, instruments, and jewelry-all to tell poetic and emotional stories that will stay with you. Stephen Cohen is a writer, performing, recording, visual artist and singer/songwriter who lives in Lake Oswego.

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Imago Dei: Open Mic Night

Do you have a song, poem, spoken word piece, or piece of visual art you’ve been working on? Come share it with a like-minded crew of Imago folks & friends! Are you a really great audience member? We want you too! Friday, September 10th, from 7-9pm in the Loft of the Ankeny building. Open sign-ups for a 5-minute performance slot are from 7-7:20pm. Show starts at 7:30pm. Light snacks provided. Questions? Email arts@idcpdx.com

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Live Wire: Sarah Marshall, Dino Archie, Omar El Akkad, MAITA

SARAH MARSHALL Sarah Marshall is a writer, podcaster, and media critic focused on setting straight our collective memory—or at least getting to the bottom of why we believe and in turn define ourselves by popular narrative and myth. Why is the maligned woman a staple of our news media? Why do we believe that serial killers are brilliant? How do we keep stumbling into all these moral panics? These are some of the questions that propel Sarah forward. She is the co-host of the popular modern history podcast You’re Wrong About, which has been highlighted in the New Yorker, the Guardian and Time Magazine. Website • Twitter DINO ARCHIE Dino Archie is a stand-up comedian who has been featured on Comedy Central’s Adam Devine’s House…

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Telltale Presents: What Did You Expect?

Hey, champ! Thanks for checking out Telltale. We are a monthly curated storytelling event for people that like to get vulnerable and take no shit. We are keen on connection, laughter, heartbreak, poignant moments, and community building. We are in our fifth season now, which is wild. After a number of zoom shows…. WE ARE BACK, PAL! With an all vaccinated staff, we will be doing a series of summer shows outside of our old venue, Chapel Theatre. I said we’d do these shows until things stopped making me mad…. and well…. apparently there’s an endless series of things to be angry at in this country. At Telltale, you can expect about 7-10 performers sharing something with you, in the way that feels right to…

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I Am My Story Live

September 11 is an historic day, and as that date approaches, we at The Immigrant Story invite you to join us at an historic event. To commemorate this important occasion, we will present powerful voices of survival and soothing musical accompaniment in a live storytelling event called “I Am My Story: Voices of Hope.” With storytellers from Burundi, Rwanda, Cambodia and Syria, the program focuses on remarkable, first-person tales of courage and fortitude. These brave sagas and resilience in the face of unimaginable atrocities of war and genocide offer hope and inspiration at a time when those qualities are sometimes in short supply. “I Am My Story Live” will also feature performances from world-class musicians. The event, produced in collaboration with the City of Beaverton,…

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