For those of you who are as crazy about word-related events as I am, I would like to add a regular update of Portland events.
What: A FEW OF MY FAVORITE THINGS: Mike McGonigal. Fundraiser for the IRPC (Independent Publishing Resource Center).
Where: Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison, Portland, OR.
When: Wednesday, July 27. 8:00pm-2:00am.
Cost: $7.00 day of the event.
There’s a list of bands on the website. The IPRC are great people. Go give ’em some love.
What: BroadArts Concert: COWGIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN!
Where: Urban Grind Coffee House, 911 NW 14th Ave, Portland, OR.
When: Saturday, July 30. 7:30-9pm.
Cost: $8.00 in advance (www.BroadArts.org or 503-288-5181). $10.00 at the door.
We’re raising money for our upcoming lesbian cowgirl musical, Bunkin’ With You in the Afterlife. Jody Seay, who wrote the show, is also launching her new memoir, Dead in a Ditch — Growing Up in Texas & Other Near-Death Experiences, and will be reading selections from her book. Yours truly will be performing with the band.
What: Portland Poetry Slam
Where: Backspace, 115 NW 5th Ave, Portland, OR.
When: Sundays at 8pm. Sign-ups for open mic are at 7:30pm.
Cost: $5.00 suggested donation.
Come slam with us every Sunday.
I’m adding an events page today, and hopefully I will remember to update it. But I will still post blog updates as events come up!