Friday, June 11, 2010

Spotlighted Literary Events

Friday, June 11th
Portland City Art and New Avenues For Youth host a celebration of youth work inspired by their lives on the street. Speakers, music, food/drink and a silent auction will be features of this benefit.
When: 6/11, 6:30-10pm
Where: New Avenues for Youth, 1220 SW Columbia
Cost: $50

Wednesday, June 16th
This month Figures of Speech features Sid Miller and Alison Apotheker, along with open mic, writing prompts, books, cookies and a new art show at the 100th Monkey.
When: 6/16, 7 pm
Where: 100th Monkey Studio, 110 SE 16th Ave
Cost: Free!

Thursday, June 17th
Lucy Jane Bledsoe reads at Powell's on Hawthorne from The Big Bang Symphony: a novel of Antarctica, the intertwined stories of three complex and independent women thrown together by a cargo plane crash in Antarctica. Book trailer.
When: 6/17, 7:30pm
Where: Powell's Books, 3723 SE Hawthorne
Cost: Free!

Saturday, June 26th
G. Xavier Robillard, author of Captain Freedom and creator of will be conducting a one-day workshop, FINDING YOUR ONLINE AUDIENCE at The Attic. Pick up some social media skills and develop your online presence!
When: 6/26, 2-4pm
Where: The Attic, 4232 SE Hawthorne
Cost: $45 in advance

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