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Verselandia: On Their Terms

Representing High Schools Across The City, Twenty Students Performed Slam Poetry At Verselandia 2015. It is ten minutes until seven p.m. and MC Turiya Autry (artist, educator, facilitator, keynote speaker, lecturer, performer, [See More]



A Lexicon of Mind-Splitting Thrills

The relatively new novel by Author, Max Berry, entitled Lexicon is equally mind opening and thrilling. It explores a very important function governing human consciousness, while telling a story so compelling that it could [See More]


Day 4: Bridgetown Rewards Program

If you’re reading this, you’re either reaching for the last possible thread of Bridgetown or you’re watching life pass you by and need a distraction; perhaps things are more grey than that. [See More]

Day 3: I’m Never Invited to the Party

No preamble is necessary here; let’s get straight to it. Risk!, at Bagdad Theater was the first show I attended last night because I am attracted to storytelling like it’s the ultimate [See More]

Day 2: Very Little Stand Up

On day one of this great comedy convergence in Bridgetown, Portland, OR, I was driving north from Ashland, OR, after a 4½-month sojourn of the southwest in my ’86 Toyota Tercel. Although [See More]