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High and Low Art Space and Gallery

936 SE 34th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214, US (map)

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  • Wednesday
    May 31 2017
    Whitenoise: Aitken / Fletcher / Santos readings and discussion

    The Whitenoise project is a reading and discussion series aiming to center voices from underrepesented communities (PoC, Queer, Femme, and people with disabilities).

    Neil Aitken / Jenna Marie Fletcher / Pamela K. Santos + open mic!

    This month we will also start out with an open mic, so please bring a poem or two to share!

    Neil Aitken is the author of two books of poetry, The Lost Country of Sight (Anhinga 2008), which won the Philip Levine Prize, and Babbage’s Dream (Sundress 2017), as well as a chapbook of poetry, Leviathan (Hyacinth Girl Press 2016). He is the founding editor of Boxcar Poetry Review and his own poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Adroit Journal, American Literary Review, Ninth Letter, Southern Poetry Review, and other literary journals.

    Jenna Marie Fletcher is a writer, talker and chronic-dabbler based out of Portland, OR. Mostly interested in vaguely romantic experiences, sharp things, and telling a good story, her work circles around the messy intersections of race, queerness, and chronic illness. Poetry, essays and weird art can be found all over the internet and in print; many different places all with the same aim – to try to take up space and to take up space by trying. whatsmineisyrs.com

    Pamela K. Santos is a sometime writer, full-time KBOO community radio membership director, forever mom, and all-the-time radio host/producer who talks an inordinate amount about being from Queens, NY. She is always judging your food, but you can judge her food chronicled as #BombArchipelagoEats on IG @archipelagoeats, random tweets @pamelaksantos on Twitter and web home pamelaksantos.com.

    All ages! ~ $5-10 suggested donation to support the artists. Note: it is ADA accessible, but no ADA bathrooms. Also, please dress warmly because the gallery is a little drafty.

    Date: Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017 Location: The High and Low Gallery Time: 6:30-9pm

    Schedule:

    6:30 Doors Open & Open Mic sign up 7-7:40 Open Mic 7:40-9 Featured Readers

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  • Wednesday
    Apr 26 2017
    Between the Panels : POC writers and illustrators of Comics, Children's Books and Zines
    free

    Join us for a night of (re)presentation & discussion where text meets image in the world of Comics, Children's Books and Zines. We are honored to host a wonderful lineup of POC writers and illustrators who occupy these spaces and hope you will help us celebrate their work and their perspectives as we explore what it means to be "Between the Panels".

    free - all ages - accessible

    Doors open: 6:30pm Presentations: 7pm-8:15pm Discussion Panel + Q&A: 8:15pm-9pm
    Closing: 9pm

    Panelists include librarian and zine activist A'misa Chiu, Brian Parker of Believe In Wonder Publishing, and author/illustrators Nichole Robinson, Steven Christian and Jung Hu Lee. Ryan Nakano will moderate.

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