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Wordlights Poetry ft. Avery Gadling

Wordlights Saturday poetry evenings presented by NovaPDX, Rocking Frog Cafe and hosted by Igor Brezhnev. On Saturday, November 16th, we’ll have a feature from Avery Gadling and a long set poetry open mic! OUR FEATURE: Avery Gadling Avery Gadling is a southern transplant whose accent was lost along the way here. They love their homemade family, Magic, and their four legged toddler. (Who is in all ways, much cooler than he is) In his spare time, Avery can often be found writing, drawing and creating impossible things. Avery released his first chapbook Kitchen WItchin shortly after winning a spot on the 2019 PPS slam team. In it you will find recipes, original poem cuts, and other such magics. Purchase your digital download directly from Avery…

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Wordlights Poetry ft. Bella & Morgan Paige

Wordlights Saturday poetry evenings presented by NovaPDX, Rocking Frog Cafe and hosted by Igor Brezhnev. On Saturday, October 26th, we are celebrating the launch of books by Bella & Morgan Paige! Of course, there will be a short set poetry open mic as well! OUR FEATURE: Bella Bella is a Southern California grown writer who resides in Portland, Oregon. She is the 2019 Portland Poetry Grand Slam Champion, and has performed at various events such as the WeMake Disrupt Conference, Invisible Spectrums, and Intersect Fest. Her poem “Joy” will be featured in Black Arts Tables Anthology set to release in spring 2020. Bella’s poetry centers around her experiences being a woman of color, her eating disorder, abusive relationships, and the hope between it all. Side…

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A Halloween Poetry House Show!

Slamlandia invites you to embrace the macabre and join us for our October house show – with a special holiday twist! Come out to Slamlandia’s All Hallows Eve Poetry Show. This house show will have a poetry open mic – to sign up bring out your spookiest work – poems about ghosts! vampires! zombies! financial aid debt! Don’t have any scary poems of your own? Come read us your favorite piece by Poe! Lovecraft! Shelley! R.L. Stine! Do your best rendition of Werewolf Bar Mitzvah for us! Or better yet, bring us a ghost story! This house show will also have featured readings from both Avery Gadling and Bri G. Avery Gadling is a southern transplant whose accent was lost along the way here. They…

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Wordlights Poetry ft. Julia Gaskill

Wordlights Saturday poetry evenings presented by NovaPDX, Rocking Frog Cafe and hosted by Igor Brezhnev. On Saturday, October 19th, we’ll have a feature from Julia Gaskill and a long set poetry open mic! OUR FEATURE: Julia Gaskill Julia Gaskill (she/her) is a professional daydreamer hailing from Portland, Oregon. When not running the Slamlandia mic, she can be found exploring the Pacific Northwest or walking your dog. She has competed multiple times on national stages with her poems, and she was the Portland Poetry Slam rep at the Women of the World Poetry Slam in 2018 Dallas, TX. Her work has been featured on FreezeRay Poetry, Ink&Nebula, Rising Phoenix Review, Voicemail Poems, SlamFind, and Write About Now, and she was the featured artist in the fall…

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Slamlandia October Picnic PDX Poetry Open Mic ft. Kelsey Taylor

Join us on OCTOBER 17TH for our third Thursday Poetry Open Mic! Doors and sign-ups are at 6:30 PM Get there on time to get a spot in the open mic! Show begins at 7:00 PM Picnic PDX 1305 NW 23rd Avenue Portland, OR 97210 This show is all ages. Please see our Accessibility and Safer Space info below. $5 suggested donation at door. This show will not have a poetry slam. We ask for just poetry on this mic, no music or stand up comedy. This show will have a feature from Kelsey Taylor! Born and raised in the PNW, Kelsey Taylor is a former figure skater with a fear of falling, who has traded in her figure skates for poetry slams and leotards…

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Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat Jordan Dalzell

Join us for another amazing poetry slam and open mic!!! This slam is a qualifying slam for the Women of the World Poetry Slam Finals. There is a 5 dollar suggested donation for this event but no one is turned away. We will have a feature from Jordan Dalzell! We will be at our venue, Tiny’s Coffee Northeast! This means our show is all-ages! Everyone is welcome. We do not censor our mic except for instances of hate-speech. Please also note that we start a little earlier then at previous venues. Accessibility info: Tiny’s is on the 6 bus line, which is a frequent service line. It is a quarter mile from the the streetcar line and about a half mile away from the max.…

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Wordlights Poetry ft. Jordan Wilson-Dalzell

Wordlights Saturday poetry evenings presented by NovaPDX, Rocking Frog Cafe and hosted by Igor Brezhnev. On Saturday October 12th, we’ll have a feature from Jordan Wilson-Dalzell, two mini-features from Risa Mykland & Red O’Hare, and a short set poetry open mic! OUR FEATURE: Jordan Wilson-Dalzell Jordan Wilson-Dalzell (she/her/hers) is a poet living in Santa Cruz, California. Writer was the first name she called herself. Words are her compass. She teaches radical social justice to the little ones in her life–striving to infuse her teaching pedagogy with intersectional feminism and teaching through play. Her life centers around activism, supporting grassroots projects and one day creating a school focused on hands-on multi-lingual whole child community-based learning. In her free time, she spends her time reading, looking up…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Jonathan Oak

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Christopher Luna and Toni Lumbrazo Luna of Printed Matter Vancouver Featuring Jonathan Oak 7 pm Thursday, October 10 Open mic sign up begins at 6:30 and closes at 7 $5 Suggested donation (for featured poet) Angst Gallery 1015 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660 angstgallery.com Food and libation provided by Niche Wine Bar, 1013 Main Street Sound provided by Briz Loan & Guitar: http://briz.us/ LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Jonathan Oak is the author of two poetry books, Sutly fucked ↑ and Things I Forgot To Say, as well as the upcoming novel Jerry. He has lived and performed in Portland for the last six years. He was part of the VAMP reading series in San…

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Slamlandia October Literary Arts Show ft. Chris Gonzalez

Join us on OCTOBER 10TH for our second Thursday Poetry Open Mic and Slam! This is a qualifying slam to get into our WOWPS finals later this year. Doors and sign-ups are at 6:30 PM Get there on time to get a spot in the open mic or slam! Show begins at 7:00 PM Literary Arts 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 This show is all ages. Please see our Accessibility and Safer Space info below. No door admission. We will have a feature from the fantastic Chris Gonzalez! Chris Gonzalez is an educator, journalist, playwright, poet, musician, and creative-collaborator based in Portland, Oregon. Chris has been a featured poet for the past six years, performing alongside International Slam Champions Saul Williams and Shane…

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