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She Shreds 5 Year Anniversary

From Red Bull’s website: A night celebrating She Shreds 5-years of pushing boundaries for women guitarists/bassists and what’s to come in the next 5 years. Featuring headliner Nai Palm from Hiatus Kaiyote, plus a special performance from one of Beyoncé and Kehlani’s guitarists, Francesca Simone. SÁVILA and Black Belt Eagle Scout will be opening the show. Tickets must be purchased online through Red Bull Music’s ticketing vendors. You must be a registered user of Red Bull Music to request the link to purchase tickets online. This is an 18+ event. You must have a valid ID to attend. [See also She Shred’s website]

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Rebecca Brown with Kevin Sampsell & Kate Carroll deGutes

From Mother Foucault’s Bookshop’s website: Saturday, October 27, we welcome Seattle literary legend and Stranger Genius Award winner, Rebecca Brown, as she reads from her dazzling new book of stories, Not Heaven, Somewhere Else (Tarpaulin Sky Press). Rebecca will be joined by Portland authors Kevin Sampsell (This Is Between Us, A Common Pornography) and Kate Carroll deGutes (The Authenticity Experiment), both of whom will be reading from new work.

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Intro to Risograph Printing

From IPRC’s website: Intro to Risograph Printing In this 4-hour introductory course, participants will learn the basics of risograph (riso) printing and will leave with an understanding of how to use this print technology to create zines, fliers, posters, or other printed matter. While this technology is not new, riso printing has recently become one of the most exciting developments in independent printing and publishing because of its cost-effectiveness for print runs between 25 and 1,000. Workshop participants will learn how to best maximize the many quirks of riso printing to achieve striking results. Participants are also encouraged to bring files of artwork that they’d like to print (files should be 100% grayscale, letter or tabloid size). For more information on riso printing and the…

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The Two Judiths — A Reading of New Poetry

From Mother Foucault’s Bookshop’s website: Please join us Friday, October 26 for a reading of new poetry with “The Two Judiths,” Judith Barrington, and Judith H. Montgomery. Judith Barrington’s fifth collection of poetry, Long Love: New & Selected Poems (Salmon Poetry) was published this June.  She is also the author of The Conversation (2015), whose title poem was the winner of the Gregory O’Donoghue International poetry award. Judith is also the author of the prizewinning Lifesaving: A Memoir, and the best-selling Writing the Memoir: From Truth to Art. She has been a faculty member of the University of Alaska, Anchorage’s MFA Program and teaches workshops around the U.S. and in Britain. Judith (Judy) H. Montgomery lives with her husband in Bend, Oregon. Her poems appear in the Bellingham Review, Prairie Schooner, and Tahoma Literary…

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Peter Nathaniel Malae

From Powell’s website: Three lives in ruin cross paths on the downtrodden grid of a small Oregon town in Peter Nathaniel Malae’s Son of Amity (Oregon State), a novel whose voices cry out with truth and vulnerability, never betraying that slight tilt toward hope needed to make the long, hard trek to tomorrow. Preorder a signed edition of Son of Amity

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Dark Moon Reading

From Mother Foucault’s Bookshop’s website: Dear Friends, please join us on Thursday, October 25 for a reading of poetry, prose, and dark matter. More about readers and work below. manuel arturo abreu (b. 1991, Santo Domingo) is a poet and artist living and working out of a garage in southeast Portland, OR. They use text, ephemeral sculpture, and the general intellect in a process of magical thinking, with attention to ritual aspects of aesthetics. They wrote List of Consonants (Bottlecap Press, 2015), transtrender (Quimérica Books), and most recently,their debut collection of critical prose, Incalculable Loss, available now from the Institute of New Connotative Action Press. abreu also co-runs home school, a free pop-up art school in Portland. https://manuelarturoabr.eu Olivia Olivia comes from the same place all sad things come from–the sea. Her writing…

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Eddings Lecture: Chris Taylor

The annual David Eddings lecture on Tuesday, October 23, at 5 p.m. is hosted by the English Department at Reed College. Chris Taylor (University of Chicago) will deliver this year’s lecture, Solomon Northrup’s One Percent: Liberal Citizenship, Racial Freedom, Attenuated Anarchisms. The talk is free and open to the public, and will held in the Psychology building’s lecture hall (Room 105). Bio: Dr. Taylor is an assistant professor of English at the University of Chicago, where they teach Caribbean and African-American literatures from the 18th and 19th centuries. Their research interests include black political thought, the cultures of slavery and antislavery, and the history of freedom. Their first book, Empire of Neglect: The West Indies in the Wake of British Liberalism, was published in 2018…

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A Presentation by Master Book Binder and Book Conservator Arini Esarey ‘05

From Reed College’s website: Arini Esarey received a BA in studio art from Reed College in Portland, OR and a Bookbinding Diploma from North Bennet St School in Boston, MA. She studied Islamic calligraphy in Las Arts Turs, Istanbul, Islamic bookbinding, calligraphy and papermaking at Scripps College, and Persian and illuminated manuscripts at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. She was the recipient of the Fath Scholarship at the Rare Books School at the University of Virginia in 2015. Esarey will bring many examples of her work and run a workshop in coptic binding following her talk. Talk: 9:00-10:00 a.m. (Art 201) Workshop: 10:00 a.m. – Noon (Print Studio) Sponsored by the art department Cooley Gray Fund. Free and open to the public. Studio…

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Walking to the End of the World

From Powell’s website: Two sheltered Americans take a three-month break from careers, home, and the Internet to backpack a 900-year-old trail across Europe. Beth Jusino’s Walking to the End of the World (Mountaineers) is the story of an average couple on an adventure together, tracing ancient paths first created in the 10th and 11th centuries, paths that continue to inspire and reveal surprises to us today in the 21st. Preorder a signed edition of Walking to the End of the World: A Thousand Miles on the Camino De Santiago

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Shaken: True Ghost Tales

From Deep End Theater’s website: [Also on the 28th] Deep End Theater presents a night of chilling true ghost tales, told by those who’ve experienced a sudden chill, a slammed door, a message from beyond or a shadow in the dark. Featuring Storytellers: Chase Foulton Theresa Camody McKinnley Hughes Robyn Vasquez Domeka Parker This wonderful and scary show is a two night only event in October, (perfect timing), and you’ll want to get your tickets in advance or.. something scary might happen…

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