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September 2017

LITERARY DISCUSSION GROUP

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Plaza Room, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty Street SE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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Free

This group discusses contemporary and classic literature every Wednesday. Open to the public.

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What Novelists Can Learn From Screenwriters

September 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Salem Public Library (Salem, OR), 585 Liberty St SE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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On Wednesday, September 20th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. (talk begins at 7 p.m.), Cynthia Whitcomb will present to our chapter at the Salem Public Library (Anderson Room A), 585 Liberty St SE. Cynthia Whitcomb is a playwright, screenwriter, and author. She has sold over 70 feature-length scripts, 30 of which have been produced, 7 of them at the acclaimed UCLA Film School. Her work includes Buffalo Girls; Selma, Lord, Selma; I Know My First Name is Steven; and Mark Twain and Me. She has been…

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WRITERS YESTERDAY, TODAY, AND TOMORROW 

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Plaza Room, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty Street SE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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Members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poems and more. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen to other people's work.

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SCRABBLE CLUB

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Plaza Room, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty Street SE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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Free

The Scrabble Club meets Wednesdays in the Plaza Room. For more information contact Leesa.

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SALEM POETRY PROJECT

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Free

Each week the Salem Poetry Project presents a featured reader followed by the Infamous Open Mic: 3 poems or five minutes whichever is first. Featured reader begins at 7:00 and the open mic will directly follow.

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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Mike Shuler

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Barrel & Keg, 1190 Broadway St NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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Mike Shuler is a Willamette Valley resident who writes about living on a rapidly changing earth. His concerns and observations about environment, history and civility find voice in his poetry. His poems travel from Oregon footpaths to galactic star tracks, with a few explorations into other universes along the way. Find us in the back room. Featured reader begins at 7:00 and the open mic will directly follow. Our hosts, The Barrel & Keg, feature a wide variety of beverages…

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THE SPACE’S SPOKEN WORD AND POETRY OPEN MIC

September 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Space Concert Club, 1128 Edgewater St NW
Salem, OR 97304 United States
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Free

Join The Space's staple spoken word night! Signups for readings in the round, improv, music, and storytelling are welcome and begin at 8pm! Kassie and Mr. Stone host! 8pm, 21+ after 9pm xospokenword

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Salem Poetry Project Featuring German Rizo

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Barrel & Keg, 1190 Broadway St NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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German Rizo is a Mexican poet and narrator who resides in Oregon. As a student, he studied Business Administration. As a poet, German has published three books Cantos del Alma y la Vida (Songs from the Soul and Life), Bajo la Sombra del Corazón (Under the Shade of the Heart) and Atraeme Contigo (Take me with You). He also participated in the anthology Equilibrios Contrarios , a Federico Garcia Lorca’s tribute. He supports many cultural events and poetry readings. Find…

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October 2017

Salem Poetry Project Featuring Lois Rosen

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrel & Keg, 1190 Broadway St NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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Salem poet and fiction writer Lois Rosen has published two poetry books, Nice and Loud (Tebot Bach) and Pigeons (Traprock Books). A founder of Salem’s Peregrine Writers, she leads the Trillium Writers and Willamette University’s I.C.L. Writers. Lois' current novel-in-progress takes place in Italy, Portland, and Mint, Oregon. Find us in the back room. Featured reader begins at 7:00 and the open mic will directly follow. Our hosts, The Barrel & Keg, feature a wide variety of beverages and the…

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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Vere McCarty

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrel & Keg, 1190 Broadway St NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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Vere McCarty started songwriting as a teenager in the 60's in the folk-song mode, and has continued off and on, branching out into other forms.  He plays guitar and sings at home and occasionally goes out and sings, but the creation of a song is what Vere loves the best. Find us in the back room. Featured reader begins at 7:00 and the open mic will directly follow. Our hosts, The Barrel & Keg, feature a wide variety of beverages and the…

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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Paulann Peterson

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrel & Keg, 1190 Broadway St NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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Paulann Petersen, Oregon Poet Laureate Emerita, has six full-length books of poetry, most recently Understory, from Lost Horse Press. The Latvian composer Eriks Esenvalds chose a poem from her book The Voluptuary as the lyric for a choral composition that’s now part of the repertoire of the Choir at Trinity College Cambridge. Find us in the back room. Featured reader begins at 7:00 and the open mic will directly follow. Our hosts, The Barrel & Keg, feature a wide variety…

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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Colette Tennant

October 26 @ 7:00 pm
Barrel & Keg, 1190 Broadway St NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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Colette Tennant’s first book of poetry, Commotion of Wings, was published by Main Street Rag in 2010 as an Editor’s Choice. Her poetry was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2014. Her second poetry book, Eden and After, was published by Tebot Bach July, 2015. She has had poems published in various journals, including Southern Poetry Review, Dos Passos Review, and the most recent Prairie Schooner. She lives in Salem, Oregon. This is her twenty-third year as an English Professor…

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