this list was sent to me on August 8th, so may be slightly dated. Lotsa events listed, though. Enjoy.
Hey Irradiati and Friends,
Sorry for the long delay in sending out the Upcoming Events list and thanks for your patience. I just needed to take a break. I'll try to resume the list on a regular basis. And what better cause for sending an email than to announce PicNuke IX
at the Trojan Nuclear Power facility. Details are listed below. As always, if you know of an event or updated information
for something on the list please let me know.
I hope all of you are doing well.
OPEN MIKE LISTING:
THE RED AND BLACK CAFE OPEN MIKE
The Irradiated open mike continues at The Red and Black Cafe on the First Monday of the month, from 8 to 10 pm with a new Host. Please support my fellow Irradiati, Ed Morris. Ed has assumed duties as regular host. So, never fear, this reading is in good hands and will continue. The Red and Black Cafe is located on SE Division and 22nd. Join us for some good, wholesome fun, and read a poem or three while you're there.
The Sellwood Poetry Reading:
A relaxing open mic down south in Sellwood. All readers and musicians are welcome to share their art. It's been largely a community reading, but we'd love to have more people know about it and join in our little creative exchange. It's at the Ugly Mug on 8017 SE 13th Ave (couple blocks north of Tacoma St.), and it starts at 7PM on the last Tuesday of every month.
Open Mic at the Ross Island Grocery:
This open mic's every Friday, at around 8PM I believe, at the Ross Island Grocery on 3338 SW Corbett Ave. Might be a just a local neighborhood thing, but check it out and see what's up.
Jackson's Books - Third Thursday Poets
Jackson’s Books is proud to announce a new monthly poetry series, Third Thursday Poets. The series celebrates the art of poetry and gives prominent area writers a chance to share their favorite poetry, whether it’s their own or someone else’s.
Jackson’s Books is located at 320 Liberty Street SE in Salem. For more information, call Jackson’s at  399-8694 or contact Maureen Clifford at email@example.com or  363-2005.
DRUNKEN MONKEY POETRY NIGHT
Drunken Monkey Poetry Night @ The Mock Crest Tavern, 3435 N. Lombard (one mile west of I-5)
Poets and Performers, Hacks and Hemingways
Please join us for a and evening of alcohol induced artistic expression
Our mic will be open and so will our minds. Come in for a stiff drink, intelligent conversation,
and FREE internet access (we're the only Wi-Fi blues bar in the nation) with FREE loaner laptops.
Every Sunday at 10:00 PM. Come early for live music starting at 8:00 PM
For questions or directions e-mail Derek at Barman_poetPDX@yahoo.com
or call (503) 283-5014
Live Poets Society Workshop and Reading
Check out the poetry workshop and reading at the Fort Vancouver Library each month. 7PM in the basement of Fort Vancouver Regional Library on Mill Plain and Fort Vancouver Way just east of the Mill Plain Exit from I-5 north or south bound go east one block.
workshop: First Thursday of the month (call FVRL library (360) 695-1566 to double check for the very rare cancellation or change of date) this is an opportunity to practice a variety of poetry techniques and inspirations and share the results if you wish to do so.
reading: Second Wednesday of the month (call FVRL library (360) 695-1566 to double check for the very rare cancellation or change of date), everyone welcome, just come and read your poems or those of a favorite poet or listen to others do so. No cost, free, we just go around taking turns and you can read when it comes to you or wait until the next opportunity or just listen.
SW Writer’s group
all genre, style, voices welcomed. Meets at 7 pm on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at Annie Bloom’s Bookstore in Multnomah Village. Bring your work to share for inspiration and/or constructive critique.
Contact for further information: Dave Wechner at 670-9043 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Xenos House of Culture
Open mikes on the first and third Mondays, Slams on the second and fourth.
--Poetry Open-Mic Starts at 8:30 PM
--Poetry Slam Starts at 9:00 PM
--Sign-ups Start at 8:00 PM
Xenos House of Culture in St. Johns at 8725 N. Lombard St.
Bring 3 original poems to read, one for each round (assuming you make it past the first round of judging). Try to keep them under 3 minutes in length, as your score will be docked for going over. Try to have your poems memorized. If you do, you will get bonus points, but we won’t hold fast to this rule. Hell… come read your poems if you want to! The rest is small potatoes, and we’ll explain it to you there!
Questions? Call Phread: 503-283-8860 or 503-754-2911. See you there!
Broken Word Reading
Arlo hosts Broken Word, Tuesdays at 7:30 pm at the Alberta Street Public
House (NE 11th & Alberta). One of the really cool features about the bar is
the soundproofed quality between the room with the reading, the outdoor smoking area
and the bar proper. drunken conversations can go full-force at the bar without remotely
disturbing the read or the people who want to hear the work. definitely check it out if
you get a chance.
ICE CREAM RENAISSANCE READING - Vancouver, WA
Every second Thursday @ Ice Cream Renaissance
2108 Main Street, Vancouver
an open mike reading hosted by Christopher Luna
Woodstock Reading : I understand regular readings are happening at a place near on SE 72nd Ave. This is near the cross streets of Harold and Woodstock, and next to the Hog Bar. Readings should be Saturdays, from 6-9 pm. That's all I have on this one, please let me know if you have more info.
Red Sky Poetry Theater:
SUNDAY NIGHTS AT RED SKY!!!
Every Sunday open-mike readings! Every Sunday, a featured reader!
Planning to read on the open-mike? Sign-ups start at 7:30, come early
to get your favorite spot. Featured readings start at 8:30
Red Sky Poetry Theater
The Globe Cafe & Bakery
(Between Pike & Pine
on Capitol Hill)
Sundays: at 8:00*
*note the change in our hours. Sunday nights at Red Sky now begin
half an hour later at 8:00