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HOCUS Live Reading: TALISMANS

Join Portland’s best-publicized literary secret society for an evening of community, prose and poetry, and arcane rituals. This event is BYOT.* *Bring Your Own Talisman. [See also the Facebook Event Page]

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Lux Radio Theater’s “The Day the Earth Stood Still”

Fake Radio opens its 2021 season of shows with a recreation of Lux Radio Theatre’s 1954 Broadcast of: ”The Day the Earth Stood Still” Our special guest star is Phil Proctor, cast member from the world-famous “Firesign Theater” comedy troupe!! If you don’t think Science Fiction can be hysterically funny, then welcome to the world of Fake Radio’s comedic recreations of old-time radio classics! An alien named Klaatu lands his spacecraft on Earth just after the end of World War II. He brings an important message to the planet that he wishes to tell the representatives of all nations. However, communication turns out to be difficult due to Cold War fears and Klaatu is forced to try an alternative approach. The result shocks the entire…

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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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Cult of! New Mutants: An X-Men Themed Drag Show

Cult of! A show for things we are obsessed with returns now at Local Lounge! Our first show we are going New Mutants: An X-men Themed Drag Show!!!! We celebrate everything mutant with this amazing cast. They’ll be bringing their favorite X-men to life in drag❎ Hosted by PhanTomX & Sue From Corporate! Mutant Beats by DJ Aurora ASL interpreting by Fingers Crossed Our New Mutant Cast.. Sue From Corporate as Scarlet Witch PhanTomX as Wolverine Kisses Ash as Storm Papa Stardust as Gambit The Eggboy as Quicksilver Blossom Drearie as Jubilee Babylon Brooks as Magik Femmini as ??? Xero Converted as Domino Radium.Eve as Dazzler And Valerie DeVille as Emma Frost! Tip Tart Audrey Heartburn as Jean Grey🔥 Tickets Presale is $12 – $15…

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True North Studios: Saturday Open Hours

You’re invited to come use our studio – no membership required! Get access to our large rolling work tables, drawing supplies, large light table, newsprint, cutting mats, paper cutter and more, during our Saturday Open Hours! Drop by any time between 12-4, just sign up below. This Saturday, September 4th, Sarah Lofthouse will be facilitating a New Moon Collage Circle during Open Studio hours from 12pm to 2pm. We will be creating collages as a form of intention setting for the Virgo New Moon happening on 9/6/21. This new moon is all about the practical, material realm and how we use our daily routines and rituals. Drop by anytime during this time to learn about the new moon and create an intention collage. Bring your…

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Risograph Basics @ Outlet!

Welcome to our Risograph Basics course: a printing, collage, experimentation, and mark making extravaganza! Get to know Outlet and our RISO sisters (Barbara, Janet, Corita, and Tina) and learn the basics of this fun and unique print method with Kate Bingaman-Burt! This workshop is a great place to start if you’re new to riso, or if you’d like a refresher! We’ll take a deep dive into risograph history, an overview of how these machines work, the stencil-duplicator process, and the quirks and fun (sometimes unpredictable) outcomes of riso printing. The main focus of this class is EXPERIMENTATION. We’ll share print and zine inspiration, favorite mark making tools and how to use them for riso, and we’ll walk through a print demo on two of our…

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Cirque Journal at the Kennedy School

Join Cirque Journal publisher, writers and fans for an evening of readings, book signings, and rubbing elbows with poets, essayists, fiction writers, dramatists, graphic artists for engaged literary arts fun. Learn how to publish with Cirque Press, and submit to Cirque Journal; be a fan. We want you all to have a chance to try your hand at submitting to this 11-year-old fine literary-arts journal out of Alaska, but for PNW/Alaska/ Canada/ Hawaii writers. Cirque #22 is just out, and it has a theme — The Land Ethic. Just out May 2021, available now and at the Kennedy School event.

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Crit Night

Monthly 7-9 pm NEXT UP: August 18th Hosted by Sarah Lofthouse + True North Studios Crit Night is a safe place to get feedback on art or creative project. Allow us to be your sounding board and help you create the best work possible. Aren’t ready to present? All are welcome to join in supporting creatives regardless of experience. Sliding suggested donation $5-$25 – nobody will be turned away for lack of funds! Masks recommended for those not vaccinated. About the host Sarah Lofthouse is a mixed media artist. She holds a Post Bacc Certificate from School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Studio Arts and BA in Studio Arts from California State University, Los Angeles. Her primary mediums are painting and photography. When…

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True North Studios: Saturday Open Hours

You’re invited to come use our studio – no membership required! Get access to our large rolling work tables, drawing supplies, large light table, newsprint, cutting mats, paper cutter and more, during our Saturday Open Hours! Drop by any time between 12-4, just sign up below. This Saturday, August 7th, Sarah Lofthouse will be facilitating a New Moon Collage Circle during Open Studio hours from 12pm to 2pm. We will be creating collages as a form of intention setting for the Leo New Moon happening on 8/8/21. This powerful new moon will also be happening during the height of Lion’s Gate Portal. Drop by anytime during this time to learn about the new moon and create an intention collage. Bring your favorite collage material. Community…

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Friday Night Collage

Low-key collage session First Fridays of the month hosted by Hope Amico FREE! We will have magazines, ephemera, paper, photos, mats and blades, scissors and glue. So bring a project or come to be inspired! We will open the garage door, weather permitting. No experience necessary though there will be no instruction. Join us and meet others. This meet up is free (though donations to True North are always welcome). E-mail Hope with any questions or concerns. Masks recommended for those not fully vaccinated. SIGN UP!

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