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Poetry Workshop w/ Zachary Schomburg

Come join Zachary Schomburg this spring at Outlet for a six week Poetry workshop. This will be a generative poetry workshop for poets at all levels. The main focus will be to sustain a poetry writing practice for six weeks with access to a small group of focused readers. After each workshop, Zachary will give the group a prompt/assignment to complete for the week, one that addresses some aspect of poetry writing brought up in your group conversations. The participants will spend the beginning of the following week’s workshop discussing your experiences with the assignment. The workshop will be capped at 6 people, so everyone will get about 20 minutes of focused group discussion of their own new work at each meeting. The class will meet once per…

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Agencies of Change: DWP Poster Show

Join us on April 7th for our first Agencies of Change event! As part of Design Week Portland, we’re hosting a poster show to support Trans Lifeline. The Event The poster show will feature work by local agencies and designers. Stop in for drinks, chats, a fun design activity, and some truly incredible posters. Posters are all limited edition, so get yours while they last! All proceeds and donations from the event will go to Trans Lifeline. Event Details When: Sunday April 7th, 2019 6pm-9pm Where: Revolution Hall, 2nd floor lobby 1300 SE Stark St. Portland, Oregon 97214 Agencies of Change Agencies of Change is an initiative founded by Murmur Creative to bring together creative agencies and creative professionals to work toward social justice. We…

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Portland Comic Book Month 10th Anniversary celebration at City Hall

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Portland Comic Book Month, Commissioner Chloe Eudaly is honored to host an opening party and art exhibit at City Hall on First Thursday April 4, 2019. Portland City Hall (1221 SW 4th Ave) will be transformed into a mini-convention with more than 20 tables featuring local comic book creators, publishers, educators, nonprofits, and collectives, showcasing the range of talent and diversity in the Portland comics community. Commissioner Eudaly’s office will also host an art exhibit featuring 25 local comic book artists. The opening event, which runs 5pm-9pm, is free and open to all ages. Commissioner Eudaly will make a special proclamation at 6pm, followed by live drawing by local artists. Pizza will be provided by local sponsors Sizzle Pie.…

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NO FAIR / FAIR – Outlet Reading

NO FAIR/FAIR is a 2 day + 1 night literary festival celebrating small independent presses that will take place alongside the 2019 AWP Conference in Portland, OR. The book fair will be held at the Bakery Building and will feature 25 small presses. The reading on Friday night will feature over 60 readers, and will be hosted at two venues simultaneously, the Bakery Building and Outlet PDX. The venues are across the street from each other in a neighborhood full of bars and restaurants, and only one mile east from the conference center. NF/F is not anti-AWP. Our goal is to offer an affordable alternative for small presses that would like to participate in the conference, but don’t quite have the budget to make it…

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Lambda Literary X Poetry

Featuring: Moncho Alvarado, Wryly T. McCutchen, Nia Kb, Jaz Papadopoulos, and Cori Bratby-Rudd Scent-free, wheelchair accessible Emerge, an anthology of 2018 Lambda Retreat Fellows, will be available for sale. Doors 7pm. Join us for an epic and diverse lineup of poetry from Lambda Literary LGBTQ+ Writers Retreat 2018 fellows Moncho Alvarado, Cori Bratby-Rudd, Wryly T. McCutchen, Nia KB, and Jaz Papadopoulos. The fellows will also be selling copies of “Emerge,” the 2018 Lambda Literary Anthology, and My Ugly & Other Love Snarls by McCutchen. Get ready to laugh, cry, and buy all of the books from these radical, emerging LGBTQ voices. Contact: Jaz Papadopoulos

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Pulver Maar Official All-Day Release Reading

To celebrate the official release of PULVER MAAR, [Zachary Schomburg’s] fifth book of poems on Black Ocean, I will read each of the book’s seven sections at seven different venues throughout the day on Saturday, March 23. I will be joined by Mathias Svalina, Derek Wilson, Brandi Katherine Herrera, and Kyle Morton. Here’s a breakdown of events: 9am / Inside We Make the Children Sandwiches / Invitation Only 11am / Oars / IPRC Donations of $35+ Receive a copy of Pulver Maar and a Pulver Maar t-shirt, a two-color screen-print by Scott McHale of Madcap Designs. $10 (of your $35) will be donated to IPRC. 1pm / Aviary Area / Belmont Books Reading with Mathias Svalina. Max capacity 20 people. Hoping for 30+ people. Buy…

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Mondo Karaoke Zine Release Party

From Outlet PDX’s Instagram: The most beautiful and amazing group risograph zine about karaoke is being released tomorrow night! Lovingly printed at Outlet by @myopicmisanthrope and @theonlylilyhudson with Outlet assistance from @lelandthebird. It’s marvelous! #Repost @myopicmisanthrope ・・・ 🎤✨KARAOKE ✨PARTY✨🎤 Join @theonlylilyhudson and me in celebrating the release of MONDO KARAOKE, 32 glorious 2-color pages of karaoke tips n tricks, song lists, art and other fun stuff! Come sing with us and pick up a zine 🎶 February 28 from 8pm–midnight at the Bear Paw Inn — hope to see you there!

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt *SOLD OUT*

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza! Participants will take home and edition of 25, 2-color 8.5×11 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!) Come and get to know Outlet’s Barbara the Risograph as and her sisters Jolene, Lil’ Tina, and Large Marge! Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing…

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