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December 2018

Memoir-writing Workshop: Stories That Resonate

December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Participants will do some writing in this free workshop that teaches "the art of the memoir," taught by artist and author Marilyn Stablein from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15. Students will share their work with the group and engage in short discussions about their projects. Participants must bring their own spiral notebooks and pens. Sign up by calling the Camas Public Library at 360-834-4692; class size is limited to eight people.

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Book Launch for Christopher Luna

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Angst Gallery, 1015 Main St
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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free

The next Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic on Dec. 13 is a book launch party for poet Christopher Luna's first full-length volume of poetry, "Message from the Vessel in the Dream." Luna will deliver two readings at approximately 8 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. He will also be available to sign copies of the book from 5 to 6 p.m. There will be eight open mic slots open for each half of the event, for a total of 16 open mic…

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January 2019

Science on Tap at the Kiggins: Crows

January 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kiggins Theatre, 1011 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$9 – $10

The next Science on Tap at the Kiggins, 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 9, focuses on crows. Crows are everywhere: they are found on nearly every continent and thrive in human dominated environments. They have influenced art and literature throughout history, and whether they inspire love or hate, they have certainly impacted the hearts and minds of the humans who share their space. Because crows are so common, it may be easy to overlook the fact that they are very intelligent…

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Open Mic at Barnes & Noble Vancouver: The Poetry of William Stafford

January 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barnes & Noble, Vancouver Plaza, 7700 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd.
Vancouver, WA United States
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free

Jan. 29 is the next opportunity to 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 (7700 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd.). The featured book this time is "Ask Me," a collection of poems by William Stafford, Oregon's inaugural poet laureate, who lived from 1914 to 1993. The event is being held in honor of his Jan. 17 birthday. The book collects…

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February 2019

Women in Business Showcase

February 12, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 S.W. Park St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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$35

Featuring a C-executive Panel including CEO Meyer Memorial Trust, Michelle J. DePass, CFO PacificCorp, Nikki Kobliha, Managing Partner KPMG US, Carey Wendle and former CMO HP/The Standard, Kathering Durham. Event will include wine provided by Pamplin Family Winery, hors d'oeuvres, networking reception, and Q&A with audience. All attendees will receive a digital badge and hosted, networking reception included.

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