Schedule

October 13, 2017
6:00pm
Oregon Poetry Association
Annual Conference
Keynote Speaker
University Place Hotel
310 SW Lincoln St.
Portland, Oregon

November 4, 2017
6:00pm
Dead Poets Reading
Featured Poet
Silverton Poetry Association
Silverton, Oregon

May 25, 2017
7:00pm
Another Read Through 
Poetry Reading
Featured Poet
Another Read Through Bookstore
Portland, Oregon

April 11, 2017
8:00pm
Abbey Arts
Featured Poet
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
Portland, Oregon

April 6, 2017
6:00pm
Jewish Seder Celebration
Featured Poet
Portland, Oregon

March 8, 2017
7:00pm
10th Season
Poetry Reading
Moderator
The Milwaukie Poetry Series
The Ledding Library - Pond House
Milwaukie, Oregon

March 7, 2017
7:00pm
B-3 Organ Group Concert
Guest Lyrical Poet
The Lake Theater and Cafe
Lake Oswego, Oregon

March 4, 2017
2:00PM
Al-Mutanabbi Street Celebration
Bi-lingual Readings
MC and Featured Poet
The Milwaukie Poetry Series
The Ledding Library - Pond House
Milwaukie, Oregon

February 14, 2017 - March 31, 2017
8:00am - 5:00pm
Poetry Exhibit: The Complex World
The Poetry of Emmett Wheatfall
Featured Work
Elevated Coffee
Portland, Oregon

February 4, 2017
2:00pm
William Stafford Celebration
Milwaukie Poetry Series
Reader
The Milwaukie Poetry Series
The Ledding Library - Pond House
Milwaukie, Oregon

January 20, 2017
6:00PM
Giving Back: The Soul of Philanthropy
Reframed and Exhibited
Featured Poet
Concordia University's 
George R. White Library
2800 NE Liberty St.
Portland, Oregon

January 13, 2017
8:00pm
C'mon 2017
Featured Poet
Turn, Turn, Turn
8 NE Killingsworth St.
Portland, Oregon

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October 6, 2016
Noon
Poems in the Key of Life
Featured Poet
Red Soils Campus
(Employees Only)
Clackamas County

September 29, 2016
7:00pm
Another Read Through Poetry Reading
Featured Poet
Another Read Through Bookstore
3932 N. Mississippi Ave.
Portland, Oregon

September 11, 2016
4:00pm
Premier Party
Portland Playhouse
Featured Reader
(Excerpt)
How I Learned What I Learned
Playwright: August Wilson
Portland, Oregon

July 23, 2016
3:00pm
Poetry in the Park
Milwaukie Poetry Series
Feature Poet
Scott Park
Portland, Oregon

June 21, 2016
7:00pm
Salon Skid Row
Poetry Series
Featured Poet
Rialto  Poolroom Bar & Grill
Portland, Oregon

April 23, 2016
3:00pm
Peach Blossom Spring
Poetry Reading Series
Featured Poet
Lan Su Chinese Garden
Portland, Oregon

April 14, 2016
7:00PM
Bilingqual Poetry Reading
Al-Mutanabbi
Featured Poet
Portland State University
Portland, Oregon

March 20, 2016
3:00pm
A Benefit for Lyn Kahl
Lyrical Poet
The Rose Room
Portland, Oregon

February 19, 2016
9:30am
Oregon Poet Laureate
Nominating Committee
Oregon Humanities
Portland, Oregon

February 2, 2016
5:30pm
African American Read-In
Featured Poet
University of Portland
Portland, Oregon

January 9, 2016
2:00pm
FWS Birthday Celebration
William Stafford
Oregon Poet Laureate
1975 - 1990
Featured Poet
Pond House
Milwaukie, Oregon

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December 20, 2015
6:00pm
4th Annual Pain Christmas Bash
Featured Poet
Washougal, WA

December 18, 2015
7:00pm 
King Louie and LaRhonda Steele
Holiday Party 
Featured Poet
Jimmy Mak's Jazz Club
Portland, Oregon

November 29, 2015
7:00pm
Fragments
Book Signing and Reading
My New Book
Opal 28
Portland, Oregon

November 17, 2015
7:00pm
Louis Pain & Friends
Featured Poet
Arrivederci
Milwaukie, Oregon

September 27, 2015
7:00pm
E.D. Mondaine Appreciation 
Featured Poet
Celebration Tabernacle
Portland, Oregon

September 14, 2015
7:00pm
Rock Me Baby CD Release
Featured Poet
Lake Theater and Cafe
Lake Oswego, Oregon 

June 28, 2015
1:30pm
Saved to Serve Ministries 
Featured Poet
3829 SE 74th Ave.
Portland, Oregon

May 12, 2015
6:00pm
5th Year Memorial for Keaton Otis
Featured Poet
Augustana Lutheran Church
Portland, Oregon

April 25, 2015
9:00am
Bethel AME Fundraiser
Featured Poet
Holiday Inn Portland-Airport I-205
8439 NE Columbia Blvd.
Portland, Oregon

April 4, 2015
7:00pm
Ten Grands
Featured Poet
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway
Portland, Oregon

March 28, 2015
4:00pm
Poetry & Crafts
Featured Poet
East Portland Community Center
740 SE 106th Ave
Portland, Oregon 

March 27, 2015
7:00pm
The BEST Poetry Night at the IPRC
Featured Poet
Independent Publishing Resource Center
1001 SE Division St. 
Portland, Oregon

February 15, 2015
2:00pm
Empower the Dream
9th Annual Drum Major Ecumenical & Scholarship
Key Note: Bernice King
(Daughter of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)
Featured Poet
Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church
3138 N. Vancouver Ave.
Portland, Oregon

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December 19, 2014
6:30pm
Coloredpencils Arts & Culture Council
Featured Poet
CIO
Portland, Oregon

December 1, 2014
6:30pm
I Speak Life
World AIDS Day
Featured Poet
United Way of Columbia-Willamette
Portland, Oregon

October 3, 2014
7:30pm
THE PIANO LESSON
An August Wilson Play
Featured Host/Poet
Staged by Portland Playhouse
602 NE Prescott St.
Portland, Oregon

September 23, 2014
8:00pm
Josh Luban Poetry Series
Featured Poet
Rialto Poolroom
529 SW 4th Ave.
Portland, Oregon

September 5, 2014
6:00pm
First Friday
Milwaukie Poetry Series
Featured Poet
St. Johns Evangelist Chruch
Milwaukie, Oregon

August 2, 2014
6:30pm
MLK Jr. Dream Run
Featured Poet
MLK Jr. Blvd & Alberta St.
Portland, Oregon

June 29, 2014
1:30pm
Saved to Serve Ministries
Featured Poet
Portland, Oregon

June 9, 2014
7:00pm
Ms. Janice Scroggins Tribute
Speaker
Alberta Rose Theater
Portland, Oregon

June 9, 2014
2:30pm
Celebration of a Phenomenal Woman
Tribute to Poet May Angelou
Speaker
Roosevelt High School
Portland, Oregon

May 31, 2014
1:00pm
Rev. John Parker Celebration
Featured Poet
(Commissioned Poem)
Maranatha Church of God
Portland, Oregon

May 25, 2014
David Kahl Mid-Week Blues Night
8:30pm
Featured Poet
Blackwell's
Portland, Oregon

May 18, 2014
6:30pm
Meiya Dance School Cultural Nigh
Featured Poet
Vancouver, WA

May 13, 2014
8:00pm
The Portland Round
Featured Poet
Portland Abby Arts
Portland, Oregon

May 8, 2014
8:00pm
Nathan Olsen Show
Guest Poet
Venti's Cafe + Basement Bar
Salem, Oregon 

April 27, 2014
2:00pm
Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church
The 70th Diamond Home-Coming Celebration
Featured Poet
Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church
Portland, Oregon

April 26, 2014
3:00pm
25th Anniversary
Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Renaming
Featured Poet
Boys and Girls Club
Portland, Oregon

April 19, 2014
All-day
Recording Session
Langston Hughes-Lyrically Spoken 2014
Falcon Studios
Beaverton, Oregon

March 28, 2014
10:00am
Oregon Poet Laureate Selection Committee Meeting
Committee Member
Oregon Humanities
Portland, Oregon

March 18, 2014
8:00pm
Poetry Slam
University of Portland
Featured Poet & Lecture
University of Portland
Portland, Oregon 

March 1, 2014
Noon
Queens Luncheon
Featured Poet
Holiday Inn Airport Way
Portland, Oregon

February 23, 2014
7:00pm
Nathan Olsen Band
Guest Lyrical Poet
Mac's Place
Silverton, Oregon

February 21, 2014
2:00pm
Bright Moments with host Lynn Darroch
In Studio Interview
KMHD 89.1
Portland, Oregon

February 13, 2014
7:30pm
JITNEY
An August Wilson Play
Featured Host/Poet
Staged by Portland Playhouse
Host
Winningstad Theater 
Portland, Oregon

February 6, 2014
5:00pm
African American Read-In Dinner
Featured Writer
University of Portland
Portland, Oregon

January 21, 2014
9:40am
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Dramatic Reading: "I Have A Dream" Speech
Featured Poet
Warner Pacific College
Portland, Oregon

January 20, 2014
8:00am
28th Annual MLK Jr., Breakfast
Poetic Invocation
Oregon Convention Center
Portland, Oregon

January 19, 2014
5:00pm
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Featured Poet
Allen Temple Church
Portland, Oregon

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December 1, 2013
4:00pm
I Speak Life
2013 World AIDS Day
Featured Poet
Warner Pacific College
Portland, Oregon 

October 12, 2013
10:00am
Celebration in Pink Gospel Brunch
Featured Poet
Red Lion @ Vancouver
Vancouver, WA

October 10, 2013
7:00pm
Janice Scroggins CD Release
Featured Poet
The Old Church
Portland, Oregon

October 4, 2013
7:30pm
Third Annual African-American Recognition Dinner
Featured Poet
Miracles
Portland, Oregon

September 30, 2013 - October 2, 2013
All Day
Recording Sessions
RACC Lyrical Poetry Album
Falcon Recording Studios
Portland, Oregon

September 1, 2013
1:30pm
Portland Roots Festival
Featured Poet
Pioneer Courthouse Square
Portland, Oregon

August 31, 2013
12:00pm
PROPER Festival
Featured Poet
Kenton Park
Portland, Oregon

August 28, 2013
Noon
MLK Jr. Commemoration
Featured Poet
Oregon Historical Society
Portland, Oregon

August 27, 2013
6:00pm
Tuesday Night Jazz
Lyrical Poetry Performance
Billy Webbs Elks Lodge
Portland, Oregon

August 24, 2013
Noon
March on Washington - Portland
50th Anniversary
Featured Poet
South Waterfront Park
Portland, Oregon

August 22, 2013
10:00am
MANUP-UP Fest 2013
Featured Poet
Concordia College
Portland, Oregon

July 5, 2013
 8:00pm
The Cool Aid Stand
Featuring Lyrical Poet Emmett Wheatfall
Special Guest Vocalist Barbara Harris
Elevated Coffee
Portland, Oregon

June 29, 2013
7:00pm
Featured Poet
Them Fight'in Words Poetry Reading Series
St. Johns Booksellers
St. Johns, Oregon

April 16, 2013
6:30pm
Poetry Reading with James Miller
Blackbird Wineshop
Portland, Oregon

March 29, 2013
8:00pm
Poetry and the Blues
Ivories Jazz Club and Lounge
Portland, Oregon

February 13, 2013
7:00pm
Poetry Reading
St. Johns Booksellers
St. Johns, Oregon

January 28, 2013
7:00pm
Poetry with James Miller
Jade Lounge
Portland, Oregon

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