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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Returns to In-Person Readings with Featured Poet Jeffrey Morgan

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Jeffrey Morgan Hosted by Christopher Luna and Morgan Paige 7 pm Thursday, September 9 Art at the Cave 108 E Evergreen Blvd Vancouver, WA 98660 https://artatthecave.com/ $5 Suggested donation Masks must be worn at all times to participate in this event. Open Mic readers may remove their masks while reading. The microphone will be sprayed after each reader. Statement on Healthy Spaces from the gallery: We want to provide a healthy space to enjoy art. We are practicing safety precautions such as regular cleaning, social distancing and mask wearing. We kindly request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while visiting the gallery. If needed, we will limit the number of people in the gallery. Masks and…

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2020 Haunted Walking Tour (virtual edition)

***This is a virtual event streamed on YouTube. A private link will be emailed to ticket holders 30 minutes prior to airing*** CCHM, in partnership with Spirit Tales, brings you a (virtual) haunted walking tour of Clark County all October long. Join Brad Richardson, Jeff Davis, and special guest, Pat Jollota, every Friday and Saturday at 7pm as they explore the scary but true dark past of Clark County’s historic haunts. 10/9 – Pat Jollota’s Top Four Haunts 10/10 – Tales of the Cemeteries of Clark County 10/16 – The Haunted Streets of Vancouver, WA 10/17 – Dead Files of Esther Short Park & the Slocum House 10/23 – Haunted Camas 10/24 – Haunted Battle Ground 10/30 – The Vancouver Barracks Post Hospital 10/31 –…

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Listen to Learn & Lead: Stories from our Black Community

The social unrest in our country isn’t anything new. It has been there along. We don’t have nearly enough spaces where the black voice can be highlighted, uninterrupted and not be dismissed or discounted. With heightened tension on social media and digital platforms we can become desensitized to the injustices that have plagued the black folks in our community for years. Unfortunately, there are still too many people in our community who are unwilling to take off their personal lens of life, so they gain clarity from another perspective. Our hope is that people walk away with a growth in empathy and understanding from a black person’s point of view. This is why we are creating a space… to listen, to learn and take action.…

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The Work Poetry Writing Workshop: Saturday Edition

“Well, while I’m here I’ll do the work — and what’s the work? To ease the pain of living. Everything else, drunken dumbshow.” ― Allen Ginsberg, “Memory Gardens” (Fall of America, City Lights) Join us on Saturday, March 14 for The Work, a monthly poetry writing workshop at Niche Wine Bar led by Christopher Luna. Poetry encourages empathy and compassion, and sparks the shifts in consciousness which can lead to healing, personal growth, and an interest in fighting for progressive social change. I look forward to sharing my passion for poetry with you. The Work is a drop-in poetry writing workshop for beginners as well as more experienced writers. We will read and discuss poetry, and write several new poems together from 11:30-2:00. Doors open…

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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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Columbia Writers Series: Reading & Discussion with Terese Mailhot

Terese Mailhot is from Seabird Island Band. Her work has appeared in Guernica, Pacific Standard, Granta, Mother Jones, Medium, the Los Angeles Times, and Best American Essays 2019. She is the New York Times bestselling author of Heart Berries: A Memoir. She is the recipient of a 2019 Whiting Award. She teaches creative writing at Purdue University. This event will be free and open to the public. Monday, February 24, 2020 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. in PUB 258 A & B

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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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From Cozy to Chilling Author Event

Local authors H.R. Mason, Carolyn J. Rose, and Sheryl Scarborough present recently released novels to tingle your spine and tickle your funny bone. They’ll also offer advice on finding the perfect book for your Valentine. They’ll be at Vintage Books February 8th at 1 pm to discuss their books and sign copies! Nothing Hidden Ever Stays is a chilling paranormal thriller, No Substitute for Mimes is a cozy mystery that will have you laughing out loud and To Right the Wrongs is a teen suspense that will have you on the edge of your seat. There’s a little bit of everything for every type of mystery lover. Come out to support our local authors and have a great time chatting books with like minded folks!…

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The Work Poetry Workshop: Saturday Edition

“Well, while I’m here I’ll do the work — and what’s the work? To ease the pain of living. Everything else, drunken dumbshow.” ― Allen Ginsberg, “Memory Gardens” (Fall of America, City Lights) Join us on Saturday, February 8 for The Work, a monthly poetry writing workshop at Niche Wine Bar led by Christopher Luna. Poetry encourages empathy and compassion, and sparks the shifts in consciousness which can lead to healing, personal growth, and an interest in fighting for progressive social change. I look forward to sharing my passion for poetry with you. The Work is a drop-in poetry writing workshop for beginners as well as more experienced writers. We will read and discuss poetry, and write several new poems together from 11:30-2:00. Doors open…

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Vancouver: Write and Publish Fierce with Sage Cohen

Sage Cohen is back, kicking off our 2020 year in Vancouver! Want to meet your most important writing goal in 2020? Join author, coach, and instructor Sage Cohen to create a one-page strategic plan for making the most of your writing life. Through a mix of lecture and workshop, you’ll gain solid tools and strategies that can make you more effective, energized, and satisfied with every dimension of your writing life. You’ll leave with a solid plan for managing time, energy, fear, failure, deadlines, and your inner editor. So you can write and publish fierce in 2020 and beyond! The Vancouver Willamette Writers meet at The Quarry Senior Living Center at 415 SE 177th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98683. Meeting is in theater on the second…

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