Home / Events / Books / Blumesday

Blumesday

PENELOPE BASS
7 pm., Monday June 17 | $8-$10.
Secret Society Ballroom
116 NE Russell St.
 
James Joyce isn’t the only author who gets an annual celebration. Blumesday honors the brilliant career of Judy Blume whose (often censored) books stand as landmark moments for women and adolescents. A host of local writers and performers, including Emily Chenoweth, Sarah Grace McCandless, Courtenay Hameister, musicians Laura Gibson and China Forbes, Back Fence PDX founder B. Frayn Masters and Bitch Magazine editor Andi Zeisler, will take the stage to share their most awkward and titillating Blume moments. Stick around for the audience participation game of “Name That Blume.”

Where: Secret Society Ballroom
Address: 116 NE Russell St.

 
 
Other events in Books

Bryan Schutmaat: Grays the Mountain Sends

Saturday, Apr 19, 2014
It’s easy to romanticize small-town life and bucolic mountains if you’re an overworked, under-natured city dweller. But photographer Bryan Schutmaat captures something less romantic, more complex ...

Eva Lake: Anonymous Women

Saturday, Apr 19, 2014
Eva Lake is a gifted abstract artist whose pattern-based oil paintings follow in the lineage of Op Art. But she’s also accomplished in collage work. Viewers may remember her Targets series, w ...
Augen DeSoto 716 NW Davis St. Web | Map

Hamlet

Saturday, Apr 19, 2014
From the opening moments of Post5 Theatre’s abridged Hamlet, it’s evident this isn’t the version you saw in high school. King Claudius and Queen Gertrude resemble the picture-perfect pare ...
7:30 pm Thursdays-Sundays through May 4. | $15; Thursdays "pay what you will."
Milepost 5 850 NE 81st Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At Secret Society Ballroom

Late-Night Action With Alex Falcone

Saturday, Apr 19, 2014
Comic Alex Falcone returns with very funny sidekick Bri Pruett for another installment of the variety show, this time featuring former Simpsons show-runner Bill Oakley, comedian Shane Torres, s ...
9 pm Saturday, April 19. | $10-$15.
Secret Society Ballroom 116 NE Russell St. Web | Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close