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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic feat. Kevin Sampsell

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic
Featuring Kevin Sampsell
Hosted by Christopher Luna and Morgan Paige

7 pm
Thursday, July 11

Art At The Cave
108 E Evergreen Blvd
Vancouver, WA 98660
https://artatthecave.com

ANTI-RACIST, LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, PRO-SCIENCE, ANTI-FASCIST,
PRO-CHOICE, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004

https://printedmattervancouver.com/

$5 Suggested donation
No one will be turned away for lack of funds

Donations can be made in person or through Christopher Luna’s PayPal account (christopherjluna@gmail.com). Include a memo stating that the money is for Ghost Town Poetry.

Kevin Sampsell is an editor and publisher (Future Tense Books), bookstore employee (Powell’s Books), collage artist, and author (of the memoir, A Common Pornography, the novel, This Is Between Us, and a forthcoming novel, Baby in the Night). His book of collage art and poems, I Made an Accident, was published by Clash Books in 2022. His newest book, the illustrated story, Sean the Stick (a collaboration with the artist Emma Jon-Michael Frank) came out in January 2024. His stories and essays have appeared in publications and websites such as Southwest Review, Diagram, Salon, The Rumpus, McSweeney’s, Tin House, Paper Darts, Joyland, and Longreads, as well as Best Sex Writing 2012, and Best American Essays 2013. He’s lived in Portland, Oregon since 1992.

November 2024 is the twentieth anniversary of the founding of Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic. This year’s featured readers will include Gay Garland Reed, William Erickson, Bruce Hall, Clark County Poet Laureate Susan Dingle and Debra Elisa.

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Story Hour + Toddler Clay

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Game Night @ Doomsday Brewing

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Sip & Stretch

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Trivia Night at the UnderBar

5 events,

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Salmon Creek Farmers Market at Legacy Hospital

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5 Star Bingo at Doomsday

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Kids’ Toy and Activities Swap

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Friday Night Cruise In

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Downtown Camas First Fridays

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Papercut Society Soft Launch

5 events,

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Open Saturday at Pearson Field Education Center

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Kids’ Toy and Activities Swap

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Picnic in the Park

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Mosaic Art Workshop @ Live Laugh Love Art – Vancouver

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Craft & Mend

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Drag Brunch With The Campers!

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Game Night @ Doomsday Brewing

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Sip & Stretch

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Trivia Night at the UnderBar

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Salmon Creek Farmers Market at Legacy Hospital

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Ribbon Cutting & Summer FUN Party : Incite Strategies

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Music at the O.O. Howard House – Officers Row

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5 Star Bingo at Doomsday

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Friday Night Cruise In

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Wander Clark County: Historic Ridgefield

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Open Saturday at Pearson Field Education Center

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Vancouver GoFest Celebration

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Sun Transformation Cyanotype Class

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Vancouver GoFest Celebration

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Game Night @ Doomsday Brewing

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Sip & Stretch

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Trivia Night at the UnderBar

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Guided Tour at Columbia Springs

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Soothe & Circulate: Discover the Healing Art of Contrast Bathing

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Salmon Creek Farmers Market at Legacy Hospital

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5 Star Bingo at Doomsday

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Books and Brews

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E-Waste Recycling

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Founder’s Outdoor Market during Battle Ground Harvest Days

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Wine Down Your Week

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Friday Night Cruise In

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The Ephemerists! Collage Workshop

4 events,

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Coffee Chats with Passages to Success

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Open Saturday at Pearson Field Education Center

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Founder’s Outdoor Market during Battle Ground Harvest Days

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Make a Beaded Lizard Keychain

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Upcycled Wind Chimes

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Game Night @ Doomsday Brewing

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Sip & Stretch

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Kids Summer Playdates at Vancouver Mall

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Trivia Night at the UnderBar

7 events,

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Poetry Street PNW: A Poetry Open Mic Where Every Voice is Heard

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Fairy Houses- Hand Building Workshop

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Salmon Creek Farmers Market at Legacy Hospital

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5 Star Bingo at Doomsday

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Friday Night Cruise In

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Wander Clark County: Old Town Battle Ground

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Open Saturday at Pearson Field Education Center

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Tea Sipping & Divination Meetup

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Sharpie Alcohol Canvas Art

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Game Night @ Doomsday Brewing

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Sip & Stretch

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Sales Workshop – Managing, Training, Coaching in Sales

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Kids Summer Playdates at Vancouver Mall