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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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Future Prairie IX: In Repose

Put on your jammies and call in an ending at our final show of the year. Guided meditation by Kady Monroe Dance by Amy Leona Havin Poetry by Anna Suarez Sound bath and tea ceremony by Brianna Sas This winter solstice variety show is inspired by the chautauquas of the 19th and early 20th centuries, where people from all walks of life came together to experience education, entertainment, and culture for the whole community, with speakers, teachers, musicians, and entertainers. Founded in January 2018 by Joni Renee Whitworth in Portland, Oregon, Future Prairie is a non-profit organization and artist collective led by women, femme, queer, transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals. We develop and showcase emerging and under-represented artists. We believe artists have an opportunity to design…

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Future Prairie VIII: The Veil

Please join the artists of Future Prairie for our autumn show, hosted at the gorgeous Bodecker Foundation! As we transition from summer to autumn, the equinox asks us to honor the changing seasons with a balance of light and dark. Traditionally, this is a time for gathering, grounding, and comfort. The veil between the spiritual and mortal worlds is particularly thin around the autumnal equinox. Our variety show is inspired by the chautauquas of the 19th and early 20th centuries, where people from all walks of life came together to experience education, entertainment, and culture for the whole community, with speakers, teachers, musicians, and entertainers. We will have American Sign Language interpreters thanks to a grant from Regional Arts & Culture Council. Thank you as…

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Offsite with Four Way Books, Persea Books, and Bull City Press

Featuring readings from: Four Way Books authors and friends of the press Sally Ball, Blas Falconer (Forgive the Body This Failure, September 2018), Monica Ferrell (You Darling Thing, September 2018), Jennifer Franklin (No Small Gift, September 2018), Melanie S. Hatter (Malawi’s Sisters, March 2019), Owen Lewis, Tom Thompson (Passenger, September 2018), Daniel Tobin (Blood Labors, September 2018) Persea Books poets Stacey Lynn Brown (The Shallows, 2018), Sarah Gambito (Loves You, 2019), Cynthia Marie Hoffman (Call Me When You Want to Talk about the Tombstones, 2018), Valencia Robin (Ridiculous Light, 2019), and Gary Young (That’s What I Thought, 2018) and a selection of wonderful authors from Bull City Press: Kate Daniels (Three Syllables about Addiction, 2018), Leah Silvieus (Season of Dares, 2018), Jim Whiteside (Writing Your…

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