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August 2018

Fierce Female Storytelling: Girls Roar!

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kiggins Theatre, 1011 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$10 – $12

ROAR is a bi-monthly storytelling event that showcases seasoned storytellers, improvisers, writers, slam poets, and surprise guests, with female empowerment and courage as the underlying theme. The next ROAR will bring young girls to the stage to share inspiring and honest stories from their lives. Advance tickets are available online at http://www.kigginstheatre.net/events/roar/. ROAR will donate 10% of the show’s tickets sales and concessions to the National Women’s Coalition Against Violence and Exploitation (NWCAVE), an organization which works to inform, educate, and prevent violence…

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Open Mic Night at Barnes & Noble with Matthew Minicucci

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barnes & Noble Fourth Plain, 7700 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd.
Vancouver, WA United States
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free

Read your three-minute piece of writing to a friendly audience—or just be a part of that audience!—at the monthly Open Mic at Barnes & Noble Vancouver. Matthew Minicucci is the featured poet this time, reading from his collections "Translation" and "Small Gods." Small Gods was a finalist for the 2016 Green Rose Prize from New Issues Press, and Translation was chosen by Jane Hirshfield for the 2014 Wick Poetry Prize. This summer, Matthew will serve as artist-in-residence at the John…

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September 2018

First Thursday at the CCHM: “A Convenient Way to Make Salt”

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clark County Historical Museum, 1511 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$5

On Thursday, Sept. 6, the Clark County Historical Museum (CCHM) will host its next First Thursday Speaker Series event, which is sponsored by Clark County's Historic Preservation Commission. The speaker, Tom Wilson, a retired teacher and national park ranger, will present, "Lewis & Clark: A Convenient Situation to Make Salt." The program will discuss the importance of salt for the expedition, which Corps members made salt, and how it was made. The evening will also highlight how the current Salt…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Night: Reggie Mara

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Angst Gallery, 1015 Main St
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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free

The next Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic at Angst Gallery features Connecticut Poet Reggie Marra, author of "Killing America: Our United States of Ignorance, Fear, Bigotry, Violence and Greed." Marra is the author of four books of poetry and four nonfiction books. He's conducted poetry-writing and adult development and healing workshops since 1997, including work with the NEA’s Poetry Out Loud program, the National Association for Poetry Therapy, the Connecticut Higher Order Thinking (HOT) Schools program, the Transformative Language Arts Network,…

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Narrative Healing Workshop: Transcending Illness Through Story

September 14 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Angst Gallery, 1015 Main St
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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$35

Poet Christopher Luna will lead a workship "Narrative Healing: Transcending Illness Through Narrative," from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, at Angst Gallery. The cost is $35 per person. RSVP to christopherjluna@gmail.com by Thursday, Sept. 13 The power of story to heal was understood 2,000 years ago. We now have over 30 years of research that confirms this philosophical, intuitive understanding. This workshop will engage you in your own narrative healing process, introduce the salient history, philosophy and…

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Holiday Crisis and Identity Tangle

September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until September 29, 2018

An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until September 29, 2018

Vancouver Community Libary, 901 C St.
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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Dr. Alexander Bolotnikov begins the seminar “Holiday Crisis and Identity Tangle” at the Vancouver Community Public Library on C Street. The 13-session seminar looks at how holidays shape communities, while also having the potential to divide them. Some of the questions Bolotnikov will explore include: Why do we celebrate holidays? How do holidays create identity? How did Christian holidays originate? and more. Past seminars held by Bolotnikov may be viewed at Vancouver-Jewish.com.

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Former Secretary of State John Kerry at Powell’s Books

September 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside St.
Portland, OR United States
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$35

Former Secretary of State & Five-Term U.S. Senator John Kerry will appear at Powell's Books, 1005 W. Burnside St. in downtown Portland, at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16. There will be limited general seating and standing room only. Kerry will discuss his new book, "Every Day Is Extra," in which he tells the story of his remarkable American life — from son of a diplomat to decorated Vietnam veteran, five-term United States senator, 2004 Democratic presidential nominee, and secretary…

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Free Seminar: Late Effects of Cancer Treatment

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fort Vancouver Community Library, 901 C Street
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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Free

Join Pink Lemonade Project and Dr. Magdolna Solti for a seminar on the late effects of cancer treatment. Dr. Solti specializes in medical oncology and hematology with advanced sub-specialty training in breast cancer, cancer genetics and clinical trials research. She maintains additional board certification in internal medicine and is director of the Compass Oncology Survivorship Program. Cancer patients, survivors and their spouse/partner/companion/caregiver and family are invited to attend together.

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Holiday Crisis and Identity Tangle

September 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until September 29, 2018

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until September 29, 2018

Vancouver Community Libary, 901 C St.
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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Dr. Alexander Bolotnikov begins the seminar “Holiday Crisis and Identity Tangle” at the Vancouver Community Public Library on C Street. The 13-session seminar looks at how holidays shape communities, while also having the potential to divide them. Some of the questions Bolotnikov will explore include: Why do we celebrate holidays? How do holidays create identity? How did Christian holidays originate? and more. Past seminars held by Bolotnikov may be viewed at Vancouver-Jewish.com.

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Holiday Crisis and Identity Tangle

September 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until September 29, 2018

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until September 29, 2018

Vancouver Community Libary, 901 C St.
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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Dr. Alexander Bolotnikov begins the seminar “Holiday Crisis and Identity Tangle” at the Vancouver Community Public Library on C Street. The 13-session seminar looks at how holidays shape communities, while also having the potential to divide them. Some of the questions Bolotnikov will explore include: Why do we celebrate holidays? How do holidays create identity? How did Christian holidays originate? and more. Past seminars held by Bolotnikov may be viewed at Vancouver-Jewish.com.

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Holiday Crisis and Identity Tangle

September 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until September 29, 2018

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until September 29, 2018

Vancouver Community Libary, 901 C St.
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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Dr. Alexander Bolotnikov begins the seminar “Holiday Crisis and Identity Tangle” at the Vancouver Community Public Library on C Street. The 13-session seminar looks at how holidays shape communities, while also having the potential to divide them. Some of the questions Bolotnikov will explore include: Why do we celebrate holidays? How do holidays create identity? How did Christian holidays originate? and more. Past seminars held by Bolotnikov may be viewed at Vancouver-Jewish.com.

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November 2018

Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation’s 2018 Authors & Illustrator’s Dinner with Craig Johnson, Author of “Longmire”

November 7 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hilton Vancouver, 301 West Sixth St.
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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$90

Craig Johnson, author of the bestselling Walt Longmire mystery series (the basis for "Longmire," the popular hit Netflix original drama), will be the keynote speaker at Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation’s annual Authors & Illustrators Dinner & Silent Auction. Proceeds from the fundraiser help underwrite various public library programs in southwest Washington. Johnson’s books have won multiple awards, including the Wyoming Historical Association’s Book of the Year, the Western Writers of America’s Spur Award, the Mountains and Plains Book of…

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Powell’s Books presents Pete Souza, Former Chief Official White House Photographer for Barack Obama

November 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 S.E. Stark St.
Portland, OR United States
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$40

Powell's Books will present a special evening with photographer Pete Souza, the former chief official White House photographer for President Obama. He'll be at Revolution Hall, 1300 Stark St. in Portland, at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 12. Since Souza left the White House in 2017, he has posted photographs from the Obama years on his personal Instagram account. Souza’s following on Instagram has since grown to nearly two million people. Souza’s new book, "Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents," is…

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