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Suspense and Treats: Sweethearts (a novel by Elizabeth Mitchell)

Come join me (Elizabeth Mitchell) at Broadway Books for the launch of my new literary suspense novel, SWEETHEARTS! Nineteen years after finding Laura Hurst in a frozen lake, Ada Bailey agrees with her therapist: it’s time to revisit Lynn Pond and confront the past. But Silynn holds more than memories. Decades-old secrets tumble out as Ada explores the town she was sent away from, though her return dredges up more than sordid pieces of the townsfolk’s lives. Sam Pruette, a collector of innocents, worries Ada may remember details from that frigid day in November of 1988. Laura was only the first sweetheart. On Wednesday, October 2nd at 8 pm, I will be reading from SWEETHEARTS. There will be cookies, drinks, and cute take-home conversation heart…

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Good Juju Book Signing & Workshop w/ Najah Lightfoot

About the Book: Good Juju: Mojos, Rites & Practices for the Magical Soul **Spiritual Rites, Spell Work, and Folk Practices to Enhance Your Well-Being and Personal Power** Learn to better express your spirituality and build up your magical practice with this book’s powerful spells, rituals, and tools. Designed to help you navigate whatever ups and downs life throws your way, Good Juju is your perfect choice for learning to embrace nature, the old ways, and the magick all around you. Using simple practices that don’t interfere with any religions, Good Juju helps you lay a foundation for daily ritual work. You’ll also learn how to craft mojos, create and work with altars, tune in to your intuition, and much more. Author Najah Lightfoot guides you…

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Front Porch Sessions

More info TBA.

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Rose City Comic Con

Portland’s premier pop-culture event, Rose City Comic Con is produced locally with a focus on creating a fun and friendly event for everyone! While our primary focus is that of comics, comic creators, and the creative process, Rose City Comic Con also provides its attendees with access to gaming, sci-fi, cosplay, anime, fantasy, and everything in between. Our goal is to provide you with a rewarding, fun, and family-friendly event experience. Plans for the 2019 Rose City Comic Con are under way — stay tuned for more details!

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Grief Rites Readers Series ~ September 9

A monthly storytelling showcase about grief, loss and love. Gather in community with others who share grief in all forms and manifestations. Come ready to cry, laugh, listen and hold space for yourself and others. *Trigger warning, because Grief. Content not edited for language or topic. Mature audience. *Venue is accessible; gender-neutral restrooms on premises Readings begin promptly at 7:30pm. ***This month’s event will include an open mic, in addition to our curated readers. If you have words to share about your grief, we welcome you.*** Open mic signups begin at 6:30, readings start at 7pm. First priority will be given to those who’ve not previously shared at one of our events. You’ll have roughly 4 minutes. If you have any questions about the open…

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TFAW Book Club w/ Cat Farris!

TFAW Book Club is back! And we’re extremely happy to announce the amazing Cat Farris is joining us as our special guest of honor! The first TFAW Book Club selection is the wonderful My Boyfriend is a Bear by Oni Press. Don’t have a copy of the book? We have copies available for sale right now at our Portland Things From Another World store! After you’ve read the book, come hang out with us and Cat as we discuss the book from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. on August 31st, 2019! All Book Club attendees will be able to get a copy of their book signed as well! Haven’t heard of My Boyfriend is a Bear? Check out the synopsis below: Bear meets girl. Nora has…

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Tell Me A Story #7 – Jessica’s B-Day Edition

Welcome to the 7th installment of Tell Me A Story! It’s our one year anniversary and host Jessica Wadleigh’s 34th revolution around the sun! For this special installment, we’ll be bringing back performers from previous shows to share their work. Join us Sunday, August 25th at 6PM to celebrate work from: – Nastashia Minto – Flint – Iza Avalos – Leah Baer – Shloimy Notik – Special Guests? As always, Tell Me A Story is hosted by our friends at Rose City Book Pub and is free admission. Come have a drink and a delicious meal and enjoy these talented creators!

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Tender Table: Emmy Eao, Daphne Jenkins, Alley Pezanoski-Browne

Please join us for an afternoon of stories and food by Emmeline Eao, Daphne Kauahi’ilani Jenkins, and Alley Pezanoski-Browne. This event is being held at Louiza, a new event space in Portland, OR. ***This event is not ticketed*** Tender Table provides compensation to all presenters- thank you in advance for your donations. We suggest a $5-$15 donation, with no one turned away for lack of funds. We will accept cash donations at the door and through Venmo. Tender Table is a storytelling platform for women, trans, and non-binary folks who are black, indigenous, or people of color. We seek out narratives about the sweet, savory, sour, and bitter relationships to food and its connections to identity, memory, and community. At Tender Table, all are welcome…

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All Kinds of Fur at the Creeping Museum Artist’s Market

After perusing the beauty & magic of The Creeping Museum’s Artist Market, https://www.facebook.com/events/593475014477344/ please join us for a special edition of All Kinds of Fur as we celebrate The Dark Exact’s newest folktale oracle deck and The Creeping Museum’s latest project inspired by Little Red Riding Hood & Angela Carter’s The Company of Wolves. Seating is limited! NOTE: The work presented might contain mature themes and is intended for an adult audience. Follow Coleman Stevenson, Michael Matewauk, Mk Chavez, Tehlor Kay Mejia, Michelle Ruiz Keil and Angelika Keil into the forest for a magical evening of poetry, prose, prizes. * Books & oracle decks will be for sale after the reading! * Enter a raffle to win a signed copy of Michelle Ruiz Keil’s ALL…

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The Creeping Museum Artist Market

Please join us for a one-day pop-up wunderkammer of art, handmade goods, vintage clothing and curiosities, and more, hosted by not-for-profit art collective The Creeping Museum. General admission is free to the public from 4pm-9pm; a limited number of Early Bird tickets are available for those who would prefer to skip the crowd and enter the market early at 3pm. Participating artists include: The Creeping Museum (@thecreepingmuseum) The Chalk Garden (@inthechalkgarden) A Dark House (@adarkhouse) Alchemy Tintype Studio (@alchemytintypestudio) Arcana Obscura (@arcana_obscura) Rebecca Artemesia (@rebeccaartemesia) Ashtomaton (@ashtomaton) Benz and Chang (@benzandchang) Bittersqueaks (@bittersqueaks) Georgina Brooks (@agoldenpear) Holly Cappello (@holigoil) Lana Crooks (@lanacrooks) The Dark Exact (@darkexact) Matt Darling (@midnite_tremors) Defective Pudding (@defectivepudding) Don’t Shoot PDX (@dontshootpdx) Tripper Dungan (@tripperd) Morgaine Faye Jewelry (@morgaine_faye) Camille Rose…

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