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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
May 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to inspire … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic @ Frozation Nation
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Featured Reader, Maureen Clifford After profiling the criminally insane for over a decade, Maureen Clifford moved to Salem to pursue her first love: Writing. She spent another ten years studying the work of the fine poets who graced the stage … Continue reading
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Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic @ Stonehenge Studios
May 8 @ 7:00 pm
The Studio Series: Poetry Reading and Open Mic will feature Alice Lee and Wayne Lee on May 8 at Stonehenge Studios, 3508 SW Corbett Avenue, Portland 97239 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, the Studio … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
May 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to inspire … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
May 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around Portland for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic @ Frozation Nation
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Featured Reader, You All Open Mic Night, the rules are the same but bring as many poems as you can and lets hear them all.Like this:Like Loading...
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Peregrine Literary Series 7:00 pm
Peregrine Literary Series @ Holy Names Heritage Center, 17425 Holy Names Drive, Lake Oswego, OR 97034
May 15 @ 7:00 pm
Prose and poetry authors read their work published in the online anthology VoiceCatchers. Featured are Erin Iwata, Joan Maiers, Alida Thacher, and Stacy Vallas. Hosted by Joan Maiers. Donations of canned goods or cash for the Food Bank most welcome.Like … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
May 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to inspire … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
May 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around Portland for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic @ Frozation Nation
May 19 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Featured Reader, Richard Blanche Richard Lester Blanche is a local singer-songwriter, actor and poet. Having moved to Salem in 1969 he is a Graduate of Western Oregon University, Richard has been writing poetry and song lyrics since the age of … Continue reading
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Write Around Portland 50th Book Release and Free Reading 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland 50th Book Release and Free Reading @ PCC Willow Creek Center
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Write Around Portland to celebrate the release of its 50th anthology, Draw the Outside, featuring writing by adult and youth participants from our spring 2016 workshops held throughout the Portland metro area. The anthology includes introductions by Joanne Mulcahy, … Continue reading
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Conversations With Writers 7:00 pm
Conversations With Writers @ Hillsboro Library Main Branch
May 23 @ 7:00 pm
Living and Recording the Creative Life in Memoirs, Travelogues & Illustrated Journals Marilyn Stablein is an award-winning poet, essayist, artist and author of 13 books. Splitting Hard Ground won the New Mexico Book Award. Her memoirs include Climate of Extremes: … Continue reading
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PLAYA Arts Residency – Announcing Call for Applications 12:00 am
PLAYA Arts Residency – Announcing Call for Applications @ PLAYA
May 24 @ 12:00 am
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Artist Residency Opportunities Deadline: September 1, 2016 PLAYA, in south central Oregon, is a retreat for creative individuals who are committed and passionate about their work and who will benefit from time spent in a remote location. … Continue reading
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to inspire … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around Portland for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to … Continue reading
Write Around Portland 50th Book Release and Free Reading 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland 50th Book Release and Free Reading @ Taborspace
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Write Around Portland to celebrate the release of its 50th anthology, Draw the Outside, featuring writing by adult and youth participants from our spring 2016 workshops held throughout the Portland metro area. The anthology includes introductions by Joanne Mulcahy, … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic @ Frozation Nation
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Featured reader, Eli Johola Eli Juhola was born in the State Hospital in Salem Oregon, as you can tell by his poetry, which he has been writing since his teenage years. Eli has read his work at events throughout the … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
May 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to inspire … Continue reading

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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
May 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to inspire … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic @ Frozation Nation
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Featured Reader, Maureen Clifford After profiling the criminally insane for over a decade, Maureen Clifford moved to Salem to pursue her first love: Writing. She spent another ten years studying the work of the fine poets who graced the stage … Continue reading
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Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic @ Stonehenge Studios
May 8 @ 7:00 pm
The Studio Series: Poetry Reading and Open Mic will feature Alice Lee and Wayne Lee on May 8 at Stonehenge Studios, 3508 SW Corbett Avenue, Portland 97239 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, the Studio … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
May 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to inspire … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
May 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around Portland for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic @ Frozation Nation
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Featured Reader, You All Open Mic Night, the rules are the same but bring as many poems as you can and lets hear them all.Like this:Like Loading...
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Peregrine Literary Series 7:00 pm
Peregrine Literary Series @ Holy Names Heritage Center, 17425 Holy Names Drive, Lake Oswego, OR 97034
May 15 @ 7:00 pm
Prose and poetry authors read their work published in the online anthology VoiceCatchers. Featured are Erin Iwata, Joan Maiers, Alida Thacher, and Stacy Vallas. Hosted by Joan Maiers. Donations of canned goods or cash for the Food Bank most welcome.Like … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
May 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to inspire … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
May 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around Portland for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic @ Frozation Nation
May 19 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Featured Reader, Richard Blanche Richard Lester Blanche is a local singer-songwriter, actor and poet. Having moved to Salem in 1969 he is a Graduate of Western Oregon University, Richard has been writing poetry and song lyrics since the age of … Continue reading
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Write Around Portland 50th Book Release and Free Reading 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland 50th Book Release and Free Reading @ PCC Willow Creek Center
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Write Around Portland to celebrate the release of its 50th anthology, Draw the Outside, featuring writing by adult and youth participants from our spring 2016 workshops held throughout the Portland metro area. The anthology includes introductions by Joanne Mulcahy, … Continue reading
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Conversations With Writers 7:00 pm
Conversations With Writers @ Hillsboro Library Main Branch
May 23 @ 7:00 pm
Living and Recording the Creative Life in Memoirs, Travelogues & Illustrated Journals Marilyn Stablein is an award-winning poet, essayist, artist and author of 13 books. Splitting Hard Ground won the New Mexico Book Award. Her memoirs include Climate of Extremes: … Continue reading
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PLAYA Arts Residency – Announcing Call for Applications 12:00 am
PLAYA Arts Residency – Announcing Call for Applications @ PLAYA
May 24 @ 12:00 am
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Artist Residency Opportunities Deadline: September 1, 2016 PLAYA, in south central Oregon, is a retreat for creative individuals who are committed and passionate about their work and who will benefit from time spent in a remote location. … Continue reading
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to inspire … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around Portland for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to … Continue reading
Write Around Portland 50th Book Release and Free Reading 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland 50th Book Release and Free Reading @ Taborspace
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Write Around Portland to celebrate the release of its 50th anthology, Draw the Outside, featuring writing by adult and youth participants from our spring 2016 workshops held throughout the Portland metro area. The anthology includes introductions by Joanne Mulcahy, … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic @ Frozation Nation
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Featured reader, Eli Johola Eli Juhola was born in the State Hospital in Salem Oregon, as you can tell by his poetry, which he has been writing since his teenage years. Eli has read his work at events throughout the … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
May 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to inspire … Continue reading