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In-person Book Launch & Exhibit: Diane Jacobs / Owed to The Mountain

You are cordially invited to a book launch and exhibition for a new artist’s book by Diane Jacobs: OWED TO THE MOUNTAIN Friday, November 12, 5:00-8:00 pm with a brief artist’s talk at 7:00 pm Saturday, November 13, 12:00-6:00 pm Passages Bookshop 1223 NE ML King Blvd. Portland, OR 97232 503-388-7665 Masks required for attendance ================================================= Passages Bookshop is pleased to welcome folks back into the shop with an exhibition of prints and books by Diane Jacobs, all related to the exciting and ambitious new project that has kept her occupied for the last several years, Owed to The Mountain. From the prospectus: Stories are both history and prophecy — time is circular — stories are among our most potent tools for restoring the land…

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In-person Book Launch & Exhibit: Diane Jacobs / Owed to The Mountain

You are cordially invited to a book launch and exhibition for a new artist’s book by Diane Jacobs: OWED TO THE MOUNTAIN Friday, November 12, 5:00-8:00 pm with a brief artist’s talk at 7:00 pm Saturday, November 13, 12:00-6:00 pm Passages Bookshop 1223 NE ML King Blvd. Portland, OR 97232 503-388-7665 Masks required for attendance ================================================= Passages Bookshop is pleased to welcome folks back into the shop with an exhibition of prints and books by Diane Jacobs, all related to the exciting and ambitious new project that has kept her occupied for the last several years, Owed to The Mountain. From the prospectus: Stories are both history and prophecy — time is circular — stories are among our most potent tools for restoring the land…

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Scary Stories with Wendy N. Wagner at Willamette Writers

Trick or treat? Join us for BOTH this October 11th online at 7PM as we talk scary stories, submissions, and so much more with author and editor, Wendy Wagner. The Eugene and Southern Chapters would love you to join us for this spooky evening! About Wendy N. Wagner Wendy N. Wagner is the editor-in-chief of Nightmare Magazine and the managing/senior editor of Lightspeed. Her short stories, essays, and poems run the gamut from horror to environmental literature. Her longer work includes the novella The Secret Skin (forthcoming at the end of October), the horror novel The Deer Kings, the Locus bestselling SF eco-thriller An Oath of Dogs, and two novels for the Pathfinder role-playing game. She lives in Oregon with her very understanding family, two…

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ART & BACKFENCE PRESENT: CAMPFIRE STORIES

Hosted by Frayn Masters & Mindy Nettifee In collaboration with BackFence PDX, ART presents CAMPFIRE STORIES, a live, outdoor* storytelling event you won’t want to miss! Spend a fall evening around a campfire** enjoying your favorite outdoor treats while your favorite Portland storytellers spin tales of wonder.  Parking is $5 per vehicle. There are only 60 tickets available per show. Regular Tickets are $20 and gets you into the show. VIP tickets are $50 and comes with parking, a goodie bag, and a drink ticket (VIP tickets are limited to 10 per show). Masks and proof of vaccination are required to attend.*** When the leaves are in their glorious orange and red prime, and a hint of crispness is in the air, it’s the perfect time for ghost,…

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Telltale: It Was All A Dream

Hey, champ! Thanks for checking out Telltale. This used to be a monthly curated storytelling event for people that like to get vulnerable and take no shit. We are into genuine connection, laughter, heartbreak, poignant moments, and community building. We, in theory, should be just kicking off our 4th season, but…things got real weird. So I can’t promise that Telltale is back, because the future feels pretty hard to predict or commit to. But we are at least going to have an August show. Yeah, it’s going to be on zoom and not in person. Yeah, it’s not the same. But it’s better than nothing. And I said I’d do the show until the government stopped making me angry all the time….and….you see my point.…

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Sanctuaries

Gentrification in Portland and the city’s redlining past go under the microscope in Darrell Grant’s jazz-classical chamber opera, Sanctuaries, with a libretto by two-time National Poetry Slam Champion Anis Mojgani and directed by Alexander Gedeon. Focusing on personal stories from the Albina neighborhood, this latest site-specific commission challenges Portland as a community to truly listen to and acknowledge marginalized voices while addressing issues of white privilege, racial equity and inclusion, and economic disparity. Work DARRELL GRANT | Sanctuaries Creative Team DARRELL GRANT | composer ANIS MOJGANIi | librettist ALEXANDER GEDEON | director EZRA WEISS | conductor YUKI IZUMIHARA | set designer CARL FABER | lighting designer BRANIC HOWARD | sound engineer Vocalists DAMIEN GETER | bass-baritone EMMANUEL HENREID | baritone MARILYN KELLER | ITHICA TELL…

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I Never Knew There Were So Many Books About Us!

Come celebrate Black families and Black art with Interactive Science, Story, and Art Activities for grades K-2 and their favorite adult.

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Voices for Change • Songs & Stories for Mental Health Awareness

Voices for Change: Songs & Stories for Mental Health Awareness $10 suggested donation per family or group All Ages December 15 at 4PM Portland Baha’i Center 8720 N Ivanhoe Street March 15 at 4PM St. Johns Christian Church 8044 N Richmond Avenue May 31 at 3PM University of Portland 5000 N Willamette Boulevard Voices for Change: Songs & Stories for Mental Health Awareness is a new choral concert series led by Cathedral Park Performing Arts Collective. The series will feature works that cultivate open dialogue about mental health experiences, care, and resources. In this series, splashes of song and spoken word will be woven together in three separate concerts over the 2019-2020 season. In the end, audiences, performers, and contributors alike will have taken part…

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The Siren Theater Improv Giants with monologist Chelsea Cain

What happens when you take a handful of Portland’s best improv comedians, the personal stories of a NYT Bestselling author, and put them on stage together? Total magic is what. Join us for a night of improv comedy inspired by the stories of the amazing CHELSEA CAIN. Author of One Kick ( which was made into a TV show called Gone), Man- Eaters, the comic book series Mockingbird, and so much more. And featuring the improv comedy of these Giants: Shelley McLendon (Artistic Director/ Owner of The Siren Theater, The Aces) Nicholas Kessler (Host of The Moth, Twist Your Dickens cast member at PCS) Kirsten Schier (Curious Comedy) Chris Williams (Broke Gravy) One night only! $10 adv/ $!5 doors 7:30 doors/ 8pm show sirentheater.com

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Telltale: Mixed Messages

Hey, champ! Thanks for checking out Telltale. This is a monthly curated storytelling event for people that like to get vulnerable and take no shit. We are into genuine connection, laughter, heartbreak, poignant moments, and community building. We are now in our third season, and we are very excited for all the shows coming up this year. At Telltale, you can expect 8-10 performers sharing something with you, in the way that feels right to them–so there will be a mix of comedy, stories, music, essays, and more. Your evening will likely include honesty, swear words, enthusiasm, resistance, alcohol if that floats your boat, excellent pizza, dark humor, and some rad raffle prizes. You might make a new friend. You know how hard it is…

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