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Triptych Tapestry

Prose and Poetry read to improvised jazz music as art inspired by the written pieces is displayed. [from the Sched official site]

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100 Demon Dialogues with the Oregon Symphony Quartet

Musical and verbal conversation about artistic ups and downs with cartoonist Lucy Bellwood (100 Demon Dialogues) and a quartet ensemble from the Oregon Symphony. Members of this Oregon Symphony string quartet are Shin-young Kwon and Samuel Park (violin), Charles Noble (viola), and Trevor Fitzpatrick (cello). To learn more about these musicians go to https://www.orsymphony.org/discover/orchestra/strings/ [From the Sched official event page]

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OBJECT IN MOTION – Patrick Newson & Friends

From Mother Foucault’s Bookshop’s website: Join us on Saturday, November 3 for a reading with Patrick Newson from his newest book, AN OBJECT IN MOTION, released in September from Nomadic Press. Patrick will be joined by local poets in an event emceed by Ben Ficklin. Readers: Armin Tolentino Patrick Newson Laura May Andy Valentine Rachel Springer Music: VALS (Chris “The Doctor” Spencer) Patrick Newson who grew up in a town with “more guns than / citizens,” is intimate with both sides of the issue, and he examines with a fierce clarity every encounter with weapons and weapon wielders over his lifetime. Shapes of guns and their destructive force are even present in the layout of some of the poems. Both critical of and sensitive to the…

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Kat Gardiner

From Powell’s website: Asymmetric and misremembered, Kat Gardiner’s Little Wonder (Father/Daughter Records) fictionalizes the experience of opening and closing an all-ages music venue and café in 2008. An adult coming-of-age story told in fragments, Gardiner explores the bittersweet love affair that takes place between despair and hope whenever you try with all your heart to do something you believe in, and fail. Gardiner will be accompanied at the event by acoustic musician Rebecca Rasmussen. Preorder a signed edition of Little Wonder

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Rose City Book Pub Grand Opening Party

From Facebook event: We’re planning a whole day of events! Beer tasting, pinata, 5-minute massages from Lifelong Wellness, live music, one-liner joke open mic, and more!

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Urban Tellers Immigrants Refugees

From the Facebook event page: The increasingly acerbic, anti-immigrant sentiment running rampant in our own community and around the world has convinced us that now is the perfect time to celebrate and support immigrants and refugees by hearing their stories. These Urban Tellers® narratives enrich our community by helping us realize the humanity we share. Live music with house band Tonight’s Special at 7pm when doors open Stories at 8pm, featuring Urban Tellers® Sankar Raman, Wafa Almaktari, Ivan Hernandez, Onyeka Jones, Victor Bencomo and Israa Hasani. [Purchase tickets here.]

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Tim Mohr in Conversation With Peter Ames Carlin

From Powell’s website: The story of East German punk rock is about much more than music; it is a story of extraordinary bravery in the face of one of the most oppressive regimes in history. Tim Mohr’s Burning Down the Haus (Algonquin) brings to life the young men and women who successfully fought authoritarianism three chords at a time. Mohr will be joined in conversation by Peter Ames Carlin, author of Bruce. Preorder a signed edition of Burning Down the Haus Punk Rock Revolution & the Fall of the Berlin Wall

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She Shreds 5 Year Anniversary

From Red Bull’s website: A night celebrating She Shreds 5-years of pushing boundaries for women guitarists/bassists and what’s to come in the next 5 years. Featuring headliner Nai Palm from Hiatus Kaiyote, plus a special performance from one of Beyoncé and Kehlani’s guitarists, Francesca Simone. SÁVILA and Black Belt Eagle Scout will be opening the show. Tickets must be purchased online through Red Bull Music’s ticketing vendors. You must be a registered user of Red Bull Music to request the link to purchase tickets online. This is an 18+ event. You must have a valid ID to attend. [See also She Shred’s website]

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Women Who Rock: Bessie to Beyoncé. Girl Groups to Riot Grrrl.

From Powell’s website: Evelyn McDonnell’s Women Who Rock (Black Dog & Leventhal) is the most complete, up-to-date history of the evolution, influence, and importance of women in music. From Bessie Smith to Beyoncé, women have played an essential and undeniable role in the evolution of popular music. Preorder a signed edition of Women Who Rock: Bessie to Beyonce. Girl Groups to Riot Grrrl

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