Vermin on the Mount
Apr
15
7:00pm 7:00pm

Vermin on the Mount

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A night of irreverent readings with David Agranoff, Meg Howrey, Jimmy Jazz, Michael Klam, Matt Lewis, Tiffany Scandal and Bridget Quinn and your host Jim Ruland. Books and merchandise will be available for sale. The world famous Vermin raffle is free. Studio Unseen is the venue formerly known as 3rdSpace. Don't be bitten.

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Vermin on the Mount
Apr
14
7:30pm 7:30pm

Vermin on the Mount

From the event page:

A night of irreverent readings with Natashia Deón, Meg Howrey, Jarett Kobek, Tiffany Scandal and Bridget Quinn and your host Jim Ruland. Books and merchandise will be available for sale. The world famous Vermin raffle is free. This event is co-sponsored by Razorcake. Don't be bitten.

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Smallpressapalooza
Mar
20
6:00pm 6:00pm

Smallpressapalooza

From the event page:

To celebrate Small Press Month, we’re proud to host the 10th annual marathon reading of small press authors, Smallpressapalooza. In the past ten years, we've hosted 120 different small press authors at this event. This year features another fantastic lineup. 
Hosted by Kevin Sampsell. 

6:00 Bobby Eversmann, Third Book for bb  
6:15 Hannah Pass, Our Reincarnated (ELJ Publishing)
6:30 Keith Rosson, The Mercy of the Tide (Meerkat Press) 

7:00 Sarah Galvin, Ugly Time (Gramma Poetry)
7:15 Chrys Tobey, a woman is a woman is a woman is a woman (Steel Toe Books)
7:30 Christine Shan Shan Hou, Community Garden For Lonely Girls (Gramma Poetry)

8:00 Constance Ann Fitzgerald, Glue (Lazy Fascist)
8:15 Amy Temple Harper, Cramped Uptown
8:30 James Gendron, Weirde Sister (Octopus Books)

9:00 Tiffany Scandal, Shit Luck (Eraserhead Press)
9:15 Diana Kirk, Licking Flames: Tales of a Half Assed Hussy (Black Bomb Books)
9:30 Jon-Michael Frank, Who Am I? I Don't Know Who Cares

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The Hour That Stretches
Feb
2
7:00pm 7:00pm

The Hour That Stretches

Tuesday, February 02, 7-11 PM, the Hour That Stretches is proud to welcome a full bill to the Hawthorne Theatre lounge: Bluesman and poet Maxwell Williams returns to the Hour with a three-piece combo to stun us all again. From our sister read at the Alberta American Legion Post #134, Jude Brewer. The Dr. Seuss of Cosmic Horror, Dan Clore. Beloved Hour poet/performative sensation Amy Leona Havin. Audience discovery back by repeat demand, author and monologist Kelsey Kruger. And two power couples of Bizarro writing and publishing: Tiffany Scandal and Michael Kazepis; and Lisa LeStrange and Danger Slater. NO COVER. VIDEO AND YOUTUBING STRONGLY ENCOURAGED. BRING YOUR OWN SEATBELTS.

 

(^copy and pasted from the Facebook event page)

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Blue Skirt's Pop-Up Winter Book & Art Fair
Dec
6
5:00pm 5:00pm

Blue Skirt's Pop-Up Winter Book & Art Fair

FREE TO ALL
All Ages

Come get to know local presses, authors, musicians, and artists at our book fair. There will be books, music and art for sale, and a show starting at 7 featuring authors from the presses at the fair, independant authors, and musicians.

This will be an intimate and fun way to interact with others in our community and to learn what they have to offer! It's also an opportunity to get your hands on some of the best holiday gifts around!

Participants include:
Blue Skirt Productions * Atelier26 * Ladybox Books
Broken River Books * Gobshite Press * Unchaste Readers Jamie J Mortara * Sam Snoek-Brown * Jonathan Oak
Sally K Lehman * and more!

This is the first of an ongoing pop-up series, each at a different location.

More information to come!

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RADAR Reading Series
Jul
16
6:00pm 6:00pm

RADAR Reading Series

"The Radar Reading Series features the best in emerging and underground writers. This month we host Patrick O'Neil, Tiffany Scandal, Nikki Darling and Nicole J. Georges. Sponsored by the James C. Hormel Gay and Lesbian Center." (description featured on the San Francisco Public Library event page)

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Cult Of Loretta Book Release Party
Jun
20
7:00pm 7:00pm

Cult Of Loretta Book Release Party

Come out and celebrate the release of Kevin Maloney's debut novella CULT OF LORETTA! Event will feature readings by a number of local writers including:

Cameron Pierce
Tiffany Scandal
Derrick Martin-Campbell
Santi Elijah Holley
& Matt Sailor

Additionally, Kevin will be reading from CULT OF LORETTA and signing books. Doors at 7pm. Readings start at 7:30pm.

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Ladybox LIVE
May
30
6:00pm 6:00pm

Ladybox LIVE

We just put out some books, so let's have a party! Because we're still such a small family (Constance Ann Fitzgerald, Rios de la Luz, and Tiffany Scandal), we've decided to invite other local badass women we know to really shake things up here in Portland.

Check out live readings by:
Rios de la Luz
Tiffany Scandal
Jessica Ann
Jennifer Robin


Musical performance by:
Luz Mendoza

And check out some really awesome art from:
Jess Ackerman
Kay
Roxanne Patruznick
Jessica Szabo

Cheap drinks, photo booth, and plenty of rad merch to take home and show off to your friends.

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Bizarro Bash 3000
Apr
11
5:00pm 5:00pm

Bizarro Bash 3000

Bizarro authors from all around the country will be converging on Minneapolis for AWP. So you get to sit back, drink some brews and eat some mac and cheese bites at the raddest bar in town while enjoying mind-bending performances from the cultest of cult authors!

Featuring readings by:

Justin Grimbol (Party Lords)
Michael Allen Rose (Party Wolves in My Skull)
Tiffany Scandal (There's No Happy Ending, Jigsaw Youth)
Rios De la Luz (The Pulse Between Dimensions and the Desert)
Eric Hendrixson (Bucket of Face)
Bix Skahill (Babes in Gangland)
Gabino Iglesias (Gutmouth)
MP Johnson (Dungeons & Drag Queens)
More TBA!

Bizarro soundtracks by Jeff Arndt of Mommy Sez No!

Possibly the largest gathering of weird writers ever to hit Minnesota soil!

Featuring authors from Eraserhead Press, Bizarro Pulp Press, Ladybox Books, Grindhouse Press, Dynatox Ministries and more.

Free! Free! Free!

For those visiting Minneapolis for the convention, Grumpy's Bar & Grill is just a hop skip and a jump away from the convention center.

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Broken River/King Shot/ Ladybox Reading
Apr
9
5:00pm 5:00pm

Broken River/King Shot/ Ladybox Reading

Watch live performances from Tiffany Scandal (JIGSAW YOUTH, THERE'S NO HAPPY ENDING), Anthony Neil Smith (YELLOW MEDICINE, THE DRUMMER), J. David Osborne (LOW DOWN DEATH RIGHT EASY, BY THE TIME WE LEAVE HERE WE'LL BE FRIENDS), David James Keaton (FISH BITES COP!, THE LAST PROJECTOR), Rios De la Luz, ((THE PULSE BETWEEN DIMENSIONS AND THE DESERT), Michael Kazepis (LONG LOST DOG OF IT), and Eric Nelson (LEVERAGE). Also a surprise appearance by the author of the recently banned XXX SHAMUS, Red Hammond.

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