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BOOKLOVER’S BURLESQUE: Cozy Classics

“We would be together and have our books, and at night be warm in bed together with the windows open and the stars bright.” -Ernest Hemingway It’s time to get warm and cozy with us as Lacy Productions and The Alberta Rose Theatre present BOOKLOVER’S BURLESQUE: Cozy Classics Booklover’s Burlesque is the world’s sexiest literary salon which matches titillating, inspiring, and empowering book readings with burlesque, boylesque, and draglesque performances all in one show! Professional readers, actors, and/or local authors & writers read aloud a piece of poetry, fiction (from any genre), memoir, non-fiction, etc, which is then followed by a burlesque performance inspired by the piece. Join us as we bring the sensual heat of words and wantonness rivaling the warmth of a fireplace…

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Poetic Justice

Poetry open mic hosted by John Slaughter

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Passages Bookshop: MOVING SALE! — ONE WEEK ONLY!

MONDAY, DECEMBER 6 – SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12 50% OFF all books priced $25 or less 30% OFF all other books* Passages Bookshop is moving to a new location in NW Portland. Take advantage of great discounts to stock up on Christmas gifts, pick up those books you’ve been coveting, and help us lighten our load. Hundreds of new arrivals in every category are included: used books, rare books, bargain books, remainders. Sale prices for items on the website will appear by Monday morning. * Please note that a small number of consigned books will not be included in the sale.

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Department of Truth Art Print Release!

We’re thrilled to finally be able to share a project we’ve been working on for a huge chunk of 2021: officially licensed, limited edition Department of Truth art prints! Working with some of our favorite artists, we’ve created a series of art prints based on one of our favorite new series, Department of Truth. Each art print is individually numbered, and was made specifically for this. No reprinted covers, here! To celebrate, we’re having a short opening with the prints available for sale in our old NE Broadway Portland TFAW location. This will be the first time these prints are available to purchase, and whatever remains after will become available to order on our website. Artists Eryk Donovan and Adam Borden will both be at…

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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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Live Wire: Portland Book Festival Edition with Gary Shteyngart, Omar El Akkad, Atsuko Okatsuka, The Lowest Pair.

GARY SHTEYNGART Gary Shteyngart is not afraid to get satirical when the situation calls for it. An American writer born in Leningrad, Shteyngart’s prose is filled with blistering humor and sharp societal observations powered by masterful storytelling. His work is acclaimed and awarded, best-selling and blurbed, read and translated into twenty-six languages. Our Country Friends is the story of eight friends, one country house, four romances, and six months in isolation to explore love, friendship, family, and betrayal. Twitter • Buy ‘Our Country Friends’ OMAR EL AKKAD Omar El Akkad is an author and journalist. He began his journalism career at the start of the war on terror, and, over the following decade, he reported from Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, and many other locations around the…

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In-person Book Launch & Exhibit: Diane Jacobs / Owed to The Mountain

You are cordially invited to a book launch and exhibition for a new artist’s book by Diane Jacobs: OWED TO THE MOUNTAIN Friday, November 12, 5:00-8:00 pm with a brief artist’s talk at 7:00 pm Saturday, November 13, 12:00-6:00 pm Passages Bookshop 1223 NE ML King Blvd. Portland, OR 97232 503-388-7665 Masks required for attendance ================================================= Passages Bookshop is pleased to welcome folks back into the shop with an exhibition of prints and books by Diane Jacobs, all related to the exciting and ambitious new project that has kept her occupied for the last several years, Owed to The Mountain. From the prospectus: Stories are both history and prophecy — time is circular — stories are among our most potent tools for restoring the land…

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In-person Book Launch & Exhibit: Diane Jacobs / Owed to The Mountain

You are cordially invited to a book launch and exhibition for a new artist’s book by Diane Jacobs: OWED TO THE MOUNTAIN Friday, November 12, 5:00-8:00 pm with a brief artist’s talk at 7:00 pm Saturday, November 13, 12:00-6:00 pm Passages Bookshop 1223 NE ML King Blvd. Portland, OR 97232 503-388-7665 Masks required for attendance ================================================= Passages Bookshop is pleased to welcome folks back into the shop with an exhibition of prints and books by Diane Jacobs, all related to the exciting and ambitious new project that has kept her occupied for the last several years, Owed to The Mountain. From the prospectus: Stories are both history and prophecy — time is circular — stories are among our most potent tools for restoring the land…

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Crash Course in Storytelling

Portland Story Theater’s workshop Crash Course in Storytelling is designed to give you a taste of the fabulous art form of storytelling in 3 hours. Interactive. Fast-paced. Fun! Everyone 18+ welcome, no experience necessary. As participants, you’ll search your memory banks for the people, happenings and conflicts that sustain you day in and day out. We will explore the necessity of vulnerability in storytelling, as well as techniques for bringing your stories alive. Our approach teaches intentional storytelling when you trust the story and speak extemporaneously from the heart. Co-Facilitators: Lawrence Howard and Lynne Duddy Lynne Duddy is a narrative artist who creates captivating stories that draw listeners into the realm of real life. Founder of Portland Story Theater, Lynne draws from her rich repertoire…

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New Moon Collage Circle

Join Sarah Lofthouse in a New Moon Collage Circle. We will be creating collages as a form of intention setting. Drop by anytime during this time to learn about the new moon and create an intention collage. Bring your favorite collage material. Community supply will be available to use. Sliding suggested donation $5-$25 – nobody will be turned away for lack of funds! Masks required. SIGN UP!

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