So many great readings coming up this month in Portland that it’s worth pulling them out of the sidebar and into a separate post.
Spare Room’s been on overdrive since their 100th reading celebration in January; this Sunday May 10, they’re bringing the legendary Beverly Dahlen, a Portland native, up from San Francisco to read with Portland’s tireless poet-of-all-trades David Abel.
The following Sunday May 17, poet and translator from the Sanskrit Andrew Schelling reads for Spare Room with Portland-based Indian classical singer Michael Stirling.
Then—hang on!—on Saturday May 23, Mel Nichols comes out from DC to debut her brand-new Catalytic Exteriorization Phenomenon with Rod “Best Poet of DC 2008” Smith for Tangent. They’ll be joined by former DCer and recent Portland-by-way-of-Brooklyn transplant Jen Coleman.
This is more like it. Now if we can talk a few of them into moving here after reading …
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