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Folk Art & Musings by Toni Lumbrazo Luna

In May, Niche Wine Bar’s Gallery The Loo-vre presents Folk Art & Musings, a multimedia exhibit of art and poetry by Toni Lumbrazo Luna. A colorful mix of folk art and lyric poetry, Toni uses found items, paint, and imagination to bring her thoughts to life. Folk Art & Musings will be available to view at Niche Wine Bar or online (nichewinebar.com) through May 30. Folk Art & Musings will also be featured in Vancouver Downtown Association’s Virtual First Friday: https://vdausa.org/first-friday-downtown-2/ Toni’s latest book, Driven By Hope is also available for purchase at Niche. If you stop by Niche, there are also free copies of some of Toni’s poems available in the Loo-vre. Toni Lumbrazo Luna is a poet,editor, visual artist and the author of…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Mindy Nettifee

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Christopher Luna and Toni Lumbrazo Luna of Printed Matter Vancouver Featuring Mindy Nettifee 7 pm Thursday, March 12 Open mic sign up begins at 6:30 and closes at 7 $5 Suggested donation No one turned away for lack of funds Angst Gallery 1015 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660 angstgallery.com Food and libation provided by Niche Wine Bar, 1013 Main Street Sound provided by Briz Loan & Guitar: http://briz.us/ LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 https://printedmattervancouver.com/2020/02/14/ghost-town-poetry-open-mic-featuring-mindy-nettifee-at-angst-gallery-march-12-2020/ MINDY NETTIFEE is a poet, storyteller, trauma researcher, and psychonaut. She is the director of the creative and story services agency Free Delivery LLC; teaches writing and performance workshops for Literary Arts; and produces stories for radio and stage with…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Armin Tolentino

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Armin Tolentino Hosted by Christopher Luna and Toni Lumbrazo Luna of Printed Matter Vancouver 7 pm Thursday, February 13 Open mic sign up begins at 6:30 and closes at 7 $5 Suggested donation No one turned away for lack of funds Angst Gallery 1015 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660 angstgallery.com Food and libation provided by Niche Wine Bar, 1013 Main Street Sound provided by Briz Loan & Guitar: http://briz.us/ LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Armin Tolentino is the author of the poetry collection We Meant to Bring It Home Alive (Alternating Current Press, 2019). He earned an MFA at Rutgers University-Newark and his poetry has appeared in numerous journals including Common Knowledge, Arsenic Lobster, Hyphen…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic with Luther Allen & J.I. Kleinberg

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Christopher Luna and Toni Lumbrazo Luna of Printed Matter Vancouver Featuring Luther Allen and J.I. (Judy) Kleinberg 7 pm Thursday, January 9 Open mic sign up begins at 6:30 and closes at 7 $5 Suggested donation No one turned away for lack of funds Angst Gallery 1015 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660 angstgallery.com Food and libation provided by Niche Wine Bar, 1013 Main Street Sound provided by Briz Loan & Guitar: http://briz.us/ LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Luther Allen writes and designs buildings from Sumas Mountain, Washington. He facilitates SpeakEasy, a community poetry reading series in Bellingham and is co-editor of Noisy Water, an anthology of local poets. His collection of poems, The View…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Darryl Foto

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Christopher Luna and Toni Lumbrazo Luna of Printed Matter Vancouver Featuring Darryl Foto 7 pm Thursday, December 12 Open mic sign up begins at 6:30 and closes at 7 $5 Suggested donation No one turned away for lack of funds Angst Gallery 1015 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660 angstgallery.com Food and libation provided by Niche Wine Bar, 1013 Main Street Sound provided by Briz Loan & Guitar: http://briz.us/ LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Darryl Foto is a spoken word artist residing in Ellensburg, WA and the author of Of the Things I’ve Learned. He is a three-time winner of Central Washington University’s Inklings Poetry Slam and a two-time winner of the Rain City Poetry…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Celebrates 15 Years with Rod Nelson

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Christopher Luna and Toni Lumbrazo Luna of Printed Matter Vancouver Featuring Rod “Kenny” Nelson Join us as we celebrate our 15 Year Anniversary! 7 pm Thursday, November 14 Open mic sign up begins at 6:30 and closes at 7 $5 Suggested donation No one turned away for lack of funds Angst Gallery 1015 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660 angstgallery.com Food and libation provided by Niche Wine Bar, 1013 Main Street Sound provided by Briz Loan & Guitar: http://briz.us/ LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Rod Nelson is a spoken word poet in Central Washington. Rod Nelson’s work focuses on modern day social issues and addresses the divide between rural and urban America. He was born in…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Jonathan Oak

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Christopher Luna and Toni Lumbrazo Luna of Printed Matter Vancouver Featuring Jonathan Oak 7 pm Thursday, October 10 Open mic sign up begins at 6:30 and closes at 7 $5 Suggested donation (for featured poet) Angst Gallery 1015 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660 angstgallery.com Food and libation provided by Niche Wine Bar, 1013 Main Street Sound provided by Briz Loan & Guitar: http://briz.us/ LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Jonathan Oak is the author of two poetry books, Sutly fucked ↑ and Things I Forgot To Say, as well as the upcoming novel Jerry. He has lived and performed in Portland for the last six years. He was part of the VAMP reading series in San…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Joannie Stangeland

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Christopher Luna and Toni Lumbrazo Luna of Printed Matter Vancouver Featuring Joannie Stangeland 7 pm Thursday, August 8 Open mic sign up begins at 6:30 and closes at 7 $5 Suggested donation Angst Gallery 1015 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660 angstgallery.com Food and libation provided by Niche Wine Bar, 1013 Main Street Sound provided by Briz Loan & Guitar: http://briz.us/ LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Joannie Stangeland is the author of The Scene You See, In Both Hands, and Into the Rumored Spring. She received the 2019 Crosswinds Poetry Journal grand prize, and her poems have also appeared in Boulevard, Prairie Schooner, The Southern Review, and other journals. [see links for a sample of Stangeland’s…

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Wordlights: Saturday Poetry Evenings

Wordlights Saturday poetry evenings presented by NovaPDX, Rocking Frog Cafe and hosted by Igor Brezhnev. On Saturday August 31st, we’ll have a feature from Christopher Luna, two mini features from Toni Lumbrazo Luna & Morgan Paige, and a short set poetry open mic! OUR FEATURE: Christopher Luna Christopher Luna served as the first Poet Laureate of Clark County, WA from 2013-2017. His first full-length collection of poetry, Message from the Vessel in a Dream, was published by Flowstone Press in 2018. Luna has an MFA from the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, and is the co-founder, with Toni Lumbrazo Luna, of Printed Matter Vancouver, a small press for Northwest writers which also provides writing coaching, editing, and manuscript review. He has hosted the popular…

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Niche 9th Anniversary Poetry Contest (Deadline August 15, 2019)

Niche 9th Anniversary Poetry Contest (Deadline August 15, 2019) Contact: Christopher Luna and Toni Lumbrazo Luna Printed Matter Vancouver printedmattervancouver@gmail.com Niche Wine Bar and Printed Matter Vancouver are seeking short poems on the theme of “community” to commemorate the ninth anniversary of Niche Wine Bar. What does community mean to you? What does community look like? How does one strengthen community? The winning poem will be printed on wine glasses to be distributed to all those who attend the Niche Anniversary Party at the Kiggins Theatre on October 14, 2019. The second place winner will have their poem printed on t-shirts. The third place winner will have their poem printed on beverage napkins. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will gain entrance to the 9th…

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