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True North Studios: Crit Night

Hosted by Sarah Lofthouse + True North Studios Crit Night is a safe place to get feedback on art or creative project. Allow us to be your sounding board and help you create the best work possible. Aren’t ready to present? All are welcome to join in supporting creatives regardless of experience. Sliding suggested donation $5-$25 – nobody will be turned away for lack of funds! Masks required! About the host Sarah Lofthouse is a mixed media artist. She holds a Post Bacc Certificate from School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Studio Arts and BA in Studio Arts from California State University, Los Angeles. Her primary mediums are painting and photography. When she is not in the studio, Sarah can be found cooking…

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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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October Poetry Practice Space

Join us monthly on zoom, on the third Thursday of the month for prompts and sharing. Register here, and we’ll send the zoom link on the day of the event. Poetry Practice Space is a monthly gathering for poets and writers. Writing materials, readings and prompts for generative writing will be provided. Come share a space to talk about your writing practice, and current writing projects, bemoan rejections, celebrate acceptances, share writing resources— and write together! Consider Poetry Practice Space the calisthenics for your poetics. Suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds Free for members

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Wilsonville Public Library: Teen Event (online)

Join us on Zoom (maybe in-person, too) for games, books, and more! Questions? Contact Brad at 503-570-1592 or clark@wilsonvillelibrary.org. On Zoom: Meeting code 901-104-467 For students in grades 6-12 For more information visit the Teen Events page.

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Portland Storytellers’ Guild: Story Swap

PSG Story Swaps are a great way to visit with others that love stories. Story Swaps are open to all whether or not you are a PSG member. You will hear stories from every level of teller; seasoned, first timers, or those in between. Many people come at first just to listen to stories but decide over time to give storytelling a try. Swaps are a safe place for people to take those first steps into the world of storytelling. We like to get in as many tellers as possible. However, we only have so much time. If you want to tell a story, try to arrive early and get your name on the list. [Every second Friday of every month!] [See this page for…

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Books Around the Corner: Virtual Writers Group

Join fellow writers the first Wednesday of the month for a friendly critique. The goal is to support one another with constructive feedback and participate in writing exercises. All experience levels welcome! Books Around the Corner is inviting you to participate in Writers Group by phone or email until further notice. The Meeting ID will not change monthly for the Writers Group. Join Online https://zoom.us/j/230496085 Meeting ID: 230 496 085 Join by Phone HERE +1 301 715 8592 US Meeting ID: 230 496 085

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New Moon Collage Circle

Join Sarah Lofthouse in a New Moon Collage Circle. We will be creating collages as a form of intention setting. Drop by anytime during this time to learn about the new moon and create an intention collage. Bring your favorite collage material. Community supply will be available to use. Sliding suggested donation $5-$25 – nobody will be turned away for lack of funds! Masks required.

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True North: Friday Night Collage

Low-key collage session First Fridays of the month hosted by Hope Amico FREE! We will have magazines, ephemera, paper, photos, mats and blades, scissors and glue. So bring a project or come to be inspired! We will open the garage door, weather permitting. No experience necessary though there will be no instruction. Join us and meet others. This meet up is free (though donations to True North are always welcome). E-mail Hope with any questions or concerns. Masks required!

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Annual Family Breakfast: Broadcast Edition

Our annual family breakfast is going virtual again this year on 09/30, and you’re invited to join us! We’ll be celebrating all of our annual successes, and highlighting our newest program, Mobile Journalism (MoJo), which aims to give unhoused folks the tools and skills to be the architects of their own stories. Plus, just like your weekly paper, there will be vendor poetry, profiles and more! RSVP and learn more about the event: avcast.me/streetroots2021 If you have any questions, please contact Andrew Hogan at andrew@streetroots.org.

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Write Your Grief Out: A Taste

Want to write start writing your grief story? Or keep writing it? Wondering where to start writing your deep story? Come write with us September 20th from noon to 1:30 pm Pacific. Any level of writing. Anybody welcome. It’s a free one day drop-in writing session. Hosted on zoom. Join by clicking here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85876918605?pwd=V1EyZ1crcUtHT0FyU3V5UEZLUUFLZz09 We’ll talk a little about grief. Then free-write from a writing start/prompt. There’s time to share your writing if you choose to. Bring your laptop or pen. Your coffee too. Bring your friends! Come get a taste of our 30 day writing group that starts October 1st. Hosted by Coffee and Grief. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85876918605?pwd=V1EyZ1crcUtHT0FyU3V5UEZLUUFLZz09 Meeting ID: 858 7691 8605 Passcode: 156721

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