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Spare Room Reading: Lindsey Boldt, Jacob Kahn, & Turner Canty

Spare Room presents a poetry reading by JACOB KAHN, LINDSEY BOLDT, & TURNER CAPEHART CANTY Passages Bookshop 1801 NW Upshur Street, Suite 660, Portland, OR 97209 Admission free Covid precautions: Proof of vaccination and masks required PLEASE NOTE: Doors will open at 7:30; reading will start promptly at 8:00, with no late admissions. (See the Facebook Event Discussion for poems by the poets.) Lindsey Boldt is the author of Weirding (Dogpark Collective), the chapbooks Some Ennui (Portable Press @ Yoyo Labs) and <(( ))> (Couch Press), and the novella Overboard (Publication Studio). With Steve Orth, she wrote & performed plays for San Francisco Poets Theater and co-edited the chapbook series Summer BF Press. She is currently the editorial director of Nightboat Books and lives in…

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Passages Bookshop Open House and Reading/Performance: James Year, David Abel, Mark Owens

Passages Bookshop Reopens on April 2 Please join us at an open house on the evening of April 2, with readings & performances by James Yeary, David Abel & Mark Owens. The occasion will also serve as a book launch for continue us, a book of poems designed for your home, neighborhood, and playmates by Marko Whens, with linotype composition and printing by Brian Scott Bagdonas. video of Marko performing at Passages in 2015 Doors will open at 6:00 pm, and remain open until just before the performance begins at 8:00 pm; they will be open again after the performance, at roughly 9:00 pm. Proof of vaccination required for admission, and face coverings required for all. (Readers will be unmasked while performing.) Saturday, April 2,…

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FROM KNOWLEDGE TO POWER Launch Party

We’re hosting a party to celebrate the launch of FROM KNOWLEDGE TO POWER by John Perona! Join us in celebrating K2P’s release with food, drinks, and by spending the evening with other climate advocates. The launch party will include a discussion between author John Perona and climate advocate and actress K.B. Mercer, a brief talk by John Perona about several of his favorite chapters from the book, and an author signing with Q&A. Mark your calendars, this is an event you won’t want to miss!

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Joe Galván: Tristezas e Saudades

Thursday, November 4th 2021 at 6:00pm Risograph prints by Joe Galván.

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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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Post-Show Interview with Vanessa Severo

Emilly Prado, Portland-based founder of Nocha Libre DJ collective and author of Funeral For Flaca, will be on hand after the show to interview Vanessa Severo, the playwright and star of Frida … A Self Portrait. This is your chance to dig deeper into the play, through the unique perspective of an exciting local artist. 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 Vanessa Severo Vanessa Severo is the recipient of the TCG 11th Round of the Fox Foundation resident Actor…

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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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THE CABARET SOCIETY: A Rooftop Burlesque Revue (August 2021)

Stylishly sensual. Decidedly sultry. Uniquely seductive. Enjoy the view with us as Lacy Productions & The Botanist presents… THE CABARET SOCIETY: A Rooftop Burlesque Revue **NOW MONTHLY!** Sunday, August 8, 2021 at The Botanist/ Lovejoy Rooftop Doors at 6:30pm Show at 7:00 pm Bringing you the very best burlesque, boylesque, and draglesque artists from the Pacific Northwest and visiting performers from around the world– situated on the Lovejoy Rooftop at The Botanist in the heart of Portland’s premiere Pearl District! Lacy Productions bring together sauciness, sophistication, intelligence and sexiness to all their shows! Join us for a late night speakeasy experience while enjoying craft cocktails from The Botanist and tasty delectables from Havana Cafe! Event seating is 21+ ——- ADVANCE TICKETS: (We sold out of…

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Powell’s Used Book Drive

Support Powell’s and four amazing local nonprofits during Powell’s Book Drive! Donate your unwanted used books to Powell’s and we’ll pass your proceeds on to one of our partner nonprofits. Powell’s Book Drive will be held April 2 through 30 at Powell’s Industrial Warehouse, located at 2720 NW 29th Ave. Drop-offs are welcome between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. All COVID-19 safety protocols, including mandatory face masks and social distancing, will be observed during the Book Drive. Book Drive sales are donation only. If you wish to sell us your books for cash or credit, please use our Online Buyback program. Before you come As with all books sold or donated to Powell’s, we ask that donors inspect the condition of the items you’re offering…

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Museum at (Our Place) Downtown Hillsboro

Downtown Hillsboro now has its own temporary museum! “Museum at (Our Place): This IS Kalapuyan Land” is a yard sign exhibition featuring contemporary Native American artwork from an exhibition curated by Steph Littlebird Fogel at Five Oaks Museum. Visit the 10 signs located throughout Downtown and use your smartphone camera to scan the QR codes on each sign to learn more about each artist. For even more fun resources related to the exhibit, you can download the museum’s Stay Learning Guide. The Museum at (Our Place) Downtown will be up through the end of October 2020. Visit fiveoaksmuseum.org [or here] to learn more about the Museum’s other exhibits, resources, and ways to get involved! Download the museum’s Stay Learning Guide here! And download this map…

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