Friday, July 10, 2009

Spotlighted Literary Events

Date: Wednesday, July 15
Last month, Seeing Indigo highlighted the release of Portland Noir, one of the newest additions to the acclaimed anthology published by Akashic Books. This week, the collection will go (kidskin-gloved) mano a mano with another installment in the Noir series: Seattle Noir. Editors Kevin Sampsell and Curt Colbert represent each collection along with several authors. Spine-tingling read-alouds guaranteed.
When: 7:30pm
Where: Murder by the Book, 3210 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland
Cost: Free
For more information, call the bookstore at 503-232-9995.

Date: Thursday, July 16
"Free Culture: Creating Copyright and Copyright Creation." Hot topics. Hot band. Hot eats. A sizzling summer special! Featuring UO Alumnus and entertainment lawyer, Peter Shaver discussing the topic with Portland electropop music group YACHT, join your fellow audience members in rethinking copyright law. In the spirit of "free culture," local brewery New Old Lampoc offers complimentary fare. Presented by UO Portand Library and Learning Commons and UO Academic Affairs.
When: 6:30pm
Where: White Stag Block, 70 NW Couch Street, Portland
Cost: Free!
For more information about this event and others like it, visit

Date: Thursday, July 16
Tin House magazine celebrates 10 years of launching new voices into the world. Join the party with emcee Colson Whitehead and other lit-scene all-stars, including Aimee Bender, Matthew Dickinson, Michael Dickinson and Dorothy Allison. Presented by Literary Arts.
When: 7:30pm
Where: Newmark Theater, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland
Cost: $12-$14
See the Tin House website for more information.

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