Schedule


October 26, 2022

5:30PM

Lake Oswego Library Reading

Featuring Poets

John Sibiley Williams & Emmett Wheatfall

Lake Oswego Library 

 

October 23, 2022

6:00PM

An Evening of Poetry 

With Emmett Wheatfall

Marylhurst University

17600 Pacific Highway (HWY 43)

Lake Oswego

 

September 12, 2022

5PM

Keaton Otis Memorial Art Unveiling

Featured Poet

NE 6th & Halsey

Portland, Oregon

 

September 10, 2022

1:45PM

Vancouver Peace & Justice Event

Featured Poet

605 Esther St.

Vancouver, Washington

 

September 2, 2022

7:00PM

Featuring Poets

John Sibley Williams & Emmett Wheatfall

Birdhouse Books

1001 Main St.

Vancouver, Washing 98660

 

August 27, 2022

4:00Pm

Natya Dance Academy Presents

Bharathanatyam Arangetram of

Janani & Nilani

Mahe Swaran

Featured Poet

Sherwood Performing Arts Center

Sherwood, Oregon

 

August 27, 2022

11:00AM

Featuring Poets

John Sibley Williams & Emmett Wheatfall

Corvallis-Benton County Public Library 

645 NW Monroe Ave.

Corvallis, Oregon

 

July 8, 2022

6:30PM

Tribute to Black American Poets

Featured Poet

Milwaukie Poetry Series

Zoom

 

June 19, 2022

2:00PM

Oregon City 

Juneteenth Celebration

Featured Poet

Oregon City Library

Oregon City, Oregon

 

June 18, 2022

8:00PM

Eldon T. Jones & LaRhonda Steele

Juneteenth Celebration Concert

Duet with LaRhonda Steele

Alberta Rose Theater

Portland, Oregon

 

June 16, 2022

3:30PM

Oregon Judicial Department

Juneteenth Event

Featured Poet

WebEx

 

May 31, 2022

7:00PM

Head for Hills

Ekphrastic Reading

Featured Poet

Zoom

 

May 20, 2022

7:00PM

Gobshite Quarterly

Featured Poet

Rose City Book Pub

Portland, Oregon

 

April 30, 2022

All Day

NAACP ACT-SO Contest

Featured Judge

Clark Community College

Vancouver, Washington

 

April 4, 2022

6:00PM

Lift Every Voice Oregon Benefit

Featured Poet

Augustana Lutheran Church

Portland, Oregon

 

March 29, 2022

6:00PM

World Central Kitchen - Jose Andres

Fundraiser for Ukraine

Featured Poet

Augustana Lutheran Church

Portland, Oregon 

 

March 27, 2022

4:00PM

Oregon Poetry Association (OPA)

Ukraine Poetry Open Mic

Initiator

Zoom Video Gathering

 

March 22, 2022

2:00PM

Talking Earth - KBOO Radio

Poetry Recording

Portland, Oregon 

 

March 13, 2022

11:00AM

Lower Columbia Quakers

Featured Poet

Zoom

 

March 5, 2022

2:00PM

Milwaukie Poetry Series

Al-Murannabi Bilingual Reading

Featured Poet

Zoom

 

February 10, 2022

7:00PM

Canyon Poets Reading Series

Seattle, Washington

Featured Poet

Zoom

 

January 25, 2022

7:00PM

Head for the Hills

Poetry Reading Series

Featured Poet

Zoom

 

January 19, 2022

7:00PM

Lake Oswego, Oregon Library

William Stafford Birthday Celebration

Featured Poet

Zoom

 

January 17, 2022

2:00PM

MLK Birthday Poetry Open Mic

Host Poet

Zoom

 

January 14, 2022

6:00PM

MLK Shabbat Service

Congregation Beth Israel

Featured Poet

Virtual

 

January 13, 2022

7:00PM

Art At The Cave Poetry Reading

Featured Poet

Art At The Cave

108 E. Evergreen Vancouver, Washington

 

January 9, 2022

2:00PM

Staged Play Reading Performance

The Enemy of the People

Featured Reader

Portland Center Stage at the Amory

Zoom Virtual Reading

 

January 9, 2022

10:00AM

Gospel Brunch

With Vocalist LaRhonda Steele

Featured Poet

Portland Art Musuem

Portland, Oregon

 

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October 20, 2021

7:00PM

CCNJ Holy Convocation

Church of God in Christ

Featured Poet

Sheridan Hotel Airport Way

Portland, Oregon

 

October 10, 2021

6:00PM

Franciscan Spiritual Center

Poetry Reading

Host & Featured Poet

Virtual

 

October 9, 2021

9:00AM

Oregon Poetry Association Conference

Keynote Speaker

Virtual

 

September 19, 2021

4:00PM

Building Peaceful Communities

Commissioned Poem by Emmett Wheatfall

Virtual

Westside Ultraviolet Convenors

 

September 28, 2021

Noon

Soul 2 Soul

Community Event

Featured Poet

Regal Lloyd Center and IMAX

 

July 14, 2021

6:30PM

Milwaukie Poetry Series

Featured Poet

Willamette Falls Media Center

Youtube Live Stream

 

July 10, 2021

11:30AM

Gloria McMurtry and O.B. Hill 

Birthday Celebration

Featured Poet

Green Anchor Park

Portland, Oregon

 

June 24, 2021

8:00AM

Soul Restoration Project

Featured Poet

Hosted by Portland Jazz Musician

Darrell Grant

Live Streamed

Portland, Oregon

 

June 19, 2021

4:00PM

Milwaukie, Oregon Juneteenth Celebration

Featured Poet

Milwaukie Bay Front Park

Milwaukie, Oregon

 

June 19, 2021

2:00PM

Oregon City Juneteenth Celebration

Featured Poet

Oregon City Library

Oregon City, Oregon

 

June 19, 2021

No Time

Juneteenth Celebration

Featured by Video Presentation

Oregon State Penitentiary (Men's)

Salem, Oregon

 

May 12, 2021

6:00PM

Keaton Otis Memorial

Featured Poet

Zoom Video Gathering

 

May 10, 2021

7:00PM

Speak Your Piece

Video - A Crime Against Sanity

Produced by Emmett Wheatfall and Paul Fishman

Featuring Poet Emmett Wheatfall

NAMI of Portland, Oregon

Zoomcast

 

April 25, 2021

7:00PM

An Evening of Poetry:

The World We Live In

for the 

Franciscan Spiritual Center

Featured Poets

Paulann Petersen -

(Oregon Poet Laureate Emerita)

Lex Runciman

Emmett Wheatfall

Zoomcast

 

March 28, 2021

7:00PM

A Celebration of Women

National Women's History Month

Featured Women

Sherry Fishman

Joni Kimoto

Joann Boswell

Lindy Fisker

Penelope Schott

Leann Johnson

Charlene Zidell

Zoomcast

 

February 28, 2021

7:00PM

A Celebration of Black Poetic Voices

Black History Month

Featuring:

Paulann Petersen, Oregon Poet Laureate Emerita

Christopher Luna, Vancouver, Washington Poet Laureate

Emmett Wheatfall, Poet

Zoomcast

 

January 15, 2021

6:00PM

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Host

Congregation Beth Israel 

Featured Poet

Emmett Wheatfall

Zoomcast

 

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December 13, 2020

6:00PM

Virtual Hanukkah Party

Hosted by Mark & Randie Peterson

Featured Poet

Zoom Gathering

 

November 29, 2020

4:30PM

River Road Reading Series

Featured Poet

Zoom Gathering

 

November 12, 2020
7:00PM
Salem Poetry Project
Featured Poet
Zoom Gathering

 

October 11, 2020

7:00PM

An Evening of Poetry

with Emmett Wheatfall and Friends

Featured Poet

Zoom Gathering

 

September 20, 2020

6:00PM

Hallowed Ground

Feature Lyrical Poet

Parking Lot

Vancouver Ave. First Baptist Church

Portland, Oregon

 

August 28, 2020

Noon

PDX March on Washington

Featured Poet

Revolutionary Hall

Portland, Oregon

 

August 15, 2020

1:00PM

Black/Brown Bodies Exhibition & Celebration

Featured Poet

Irvington Park

Portland, Oregon

July 26, 2020
4:30PM
River Road Reading Poetic Inspiration
Featured Poet
Zoom Video Conference
Zoom Gathering

July 2, 2020
8:30PM
KBOO FM 90.7 MHz
Featured Poet
Ratio Reading
KBOO FM 90.7 MHz
Portland, Oregon

June 27, 2020
12:30PM
Black Lives Matter Rally
Featured Poet
State Capitol (steps)
State of Oregon

June 20, 2020

7:00PM
Joan Boswell Poetry Reading
Featured Poet
Rose City Book Pub
Portland, Oregon

June 19, 2020
5:00PM
Oregon City United Rally
Featured Poet
Oregon City Library
Oregon City

May 29, 2020
11:30AM
A Eulogy for Black America
Featured Poet
Terry Schrunk Plaza
Portland, Oregon

May 24, 2020
7:00PM
Love Poems In A Time Of COVID1-19
Featured Poet
Zoom Gathering


March 7, 2020
2:00PM
Al-Mutannabi Street Poetry Reading
Featured Poet
Ledding Library
Milwaukie, Oregon


February 27, 2020

11:30AM

Black History Month Celebration

Featured Poet

Albertina Kerr

Portland, Oregon


February 21, 2020

7:00PM

Silverton Poetry Association Festival

Featured Poet

Frank Lloyd Wright Garden House

Silverton, Oregon


February 21. 2020

9:30AM

Poet Laureate Nominations Committee Meeting

Selection Committee Member

Oregon Humanities

921 SW Washington St. Suite 150

Portland, Oregon


February 20, 2020

5:00PM

Portland State Poetry Reading

Featured Poet

Portland State University (KPSU Space)

Portland, Oregon


February 13, 2020

7:00PM

Thurman Documentary

Featured Poet & Facilitator

Franciscan Spiritual Center

2512 SE Monroe St.

Portland, Oregon 97222


February 2, 2020

4:00PM

The Voice of Empathy

Featured Poet

TheTinyTheater

3306 SE 65th Ave

Portland, Oregon 


January 23, 2020

7:00PM

Our Scarlet Blue Wounds

Reading & Book Signing

Featured Poet & Author

Annie Bloom's Books

7834 SW Capitol Hwy

Portland, Oregon


January 21, 2020

7:00PM

William Stafford Reading

Featured Poet

Lake Oswego Library

Lake Oswego, Oregon


January 20, 2020

5:00PM

35th Anniversary

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Keep Alive The Dream”

Featured Poet

Highland UCC

7600 NE Glisan Street

Porland, Orego


January 19, 2020

4:30PM

St James Lutheran Church

Featured Poet

1315 SW Park Ave.

Portland, Oregon


January 18, 2019

8:00PM

The Book of Bob

Comedy Show

Featured Poet

Artichoke Music

Portland, Oregon


January 9, 2020

7:00PM

Get Vulnerable

Take No Shit Show

Feature

4107 SE Harrison St.

Milwaukie, Oregon


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December 22, 2019

4:00PM

Mark & Randie Peterson

Open House Hanukkah Celebration

Featured Poet

Portland, Oregon


December 16, 2019

8:00PM

9th Annual Pain Christmas Bash

Featured Lyrical Poet

Impromptu Perfromance

The Pain Home

Washougal, Washington


November 21, 2019

6:30PM

The Blackonteurs | American Storytelling

Featured Poet

Deep End Theater

211 SE 11th

Portland, Oregon


November 21, 2019

10:00AM

Theater Interview

Featured Poet & Playwright

Portland State University

Portland, Oregon


October 10, 2019

2:30PM

Poetry Live!

Featured Poet

Rose Schnitzler Tower

Portland, Oregon


June 19, 2019

7:00PM

Aural Pleasure

Lyrical Poetry Readings

Featured Lyrical Poet

Revolution Hall

Portland, Oregon


June 13, 2019

7:00PM

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic

Featured Poet

Angst Gallery

1015 Main St.

Vancouver, Washington


May 11, 2019

6:00PM

Sweet Taste of the Arts

"A Night in Harlem"

Featured Poet

Red Lion Hotel on the River Jantzen Beach

Portland, Oregon


May 9, 2019

8:30PM

Reggae Bob's Mother's Day Tribute

Featured Poet

KBOO 90.7FM

Portland, Oregon


May 3, 2019

6:00PM

First Friday Poetry Reading

Milwaukie Poetry Series

MC & Featured Poet

St. John the Evangelist Church

Milwaukie, Oregon


April 14, 2019

7:30PM

Love & A Box of Chocolate 2

Featured Oregon Poet Laureate

Kim Stafford

Featured Lyrical Poet

Emmett Wheatfall

Guest Vocalists and Musicians

LaRhonda Steele, Barbara Harris, 

Louis Pain, Ed Coleman III, Renato Caronto

The Melody Event Center

Portland, Oregon


April 10, 2019

9:00PM

B-3 Group CD Release

Feature lyrical Poet

Emmett Wheatfall

Jack London Revue (Night Club)

Portland, Oregon


April 10, 2019

1:00PM

Poetry & Jazz

National Poetry Month

Featured Poet

Emmett Wheatfall

Lake Oswego City Library

Lake Oswego, Oregon


March 30, 2019

Noon

The Conversation for Black Men:

To Black Men - About Black Men

Featured Poet

Emmett Wheatfall

1257 Lloyd Center Mall

Portland, Oregon


March 9, 2019

5:00PM

Gail Barker Celebration of Life

Featured Poet

Emmett Wheatfall

Kennedy School McMenamins Restaurant

Portland, Oregon


March 9,2019

2:00PM

Al-Mutanabbi Street

Poetry Reading

Featured Poet

Emmett Wheatfall

The Pond House

Milwaukie, Oregon


February 25, 2019

6:30PM

Portland Actors Conservator Fundraiser

Featured Poet

Emmett Wheatfall

Artist Repertory Theater

Portland, Oregon

 

February 24, 2019

9:45AM

Black History Program

Remember the Hope Christian Fellowship

Featured Poet

Emmett Wheatfall

Portland, Oregon

 

February 22, 2019

Noon

Jasmine Bush 2nd Grade Class

Visiting Poet

St. Anthony Catholic School

Portland, Oregon 


February 21, 2019

1:00PM

4th Annual Black History Event

Featured Poet

State of Oregon Human Resources

Portland, Oregon

 

January 29, 2019

7:00PM

The Bob Sterry School of Burglary

Book Signing & Release

Featured Poet/Editor

Emmett Wheatfall

Artichoke

Portland, Oregon

 

January 26, 2019

2:00PM

Gail Barker Memorial Poetry Reading

Featuring

Emmett Wheatfall

The Pond House

Milwaukie, Oregon


January 17, 2019

7:30PM

Get Vulnerable Show

Featuring

Emmett Wheatfall

The Theatre

Milwaukie, Oregon


January 12, 2019

2:00PM

William Stafford Birthday Celebration

Featured Poet

Emmett Wheatfall

The Pond House,

Milwaukie, Oregon


January 7, 2019

10:00 PM (PST)

Wider Window Poetry

Guest Interviewee

Poet & Playwright Emmett Wheatfall

KBOO 90.7 FM (Internet)

Portland, Oregon


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November 18, 2018

2:00PM

Not About Hereo's 

(Theatrical Play)

New Century Players Theater Troupe

Featured Poet 

(Talk Back Session)

Rex Putnam High School


October 5, 2018

7:00PM

As Clean as a Bone

Poetry Reading

Featuring

Poets

Emmett Wheatfall

Mother Foucault's Bookshop

523 SE Morrison St.

Portland, Oregon


September 22, 2018

Noon

Oregon Writers Colony Diversity Conference

NW Voices: Writing Across Cultural Lines

Keynote Speaker

Church of Christ

1126 SW Park Ave.

Portland, Oregon


September 21, 2018

3:00PM

Garlington Campus Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Featured Speaker

Garlington Campus

Portland, Oregon


August 16, 2018

7:00PM

Pendleton Center for the Arts

First Draft Writers' Series

Featured Poet

Prodigal Son Brewery

Pendleton, Oregon


August 11, 2018

3:00PM

Albina Jazz Festival

Featured Jazz & Blues Poet

Stingray Cafe

240 N. Broadway

Portland, Oregon


July 30, 2018

7:00PM

Breaking Bread Breaking Barriers

Feature Poet

Noho's Hawaiian Cafe on Fremont

Portland, Oregon


July 15, 2018

6:00PM

Portland Jazz for Migrant Families Concert

Featured Poet

Augustana Lutheran Church

2710 NE 14th Ave.

Portland, Oregon


July 2, 2018

6:00PM

Free Range Poetry Series

Featured Poet

Multnomah County Library--Northwest

2300 NW Thurmond

Portland, Oregon


May 26, 2018

3:00PM

Tricia Knoll & Emmett Wheatfall

Poetry Reading

West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

8470 Oleson Road

Portland, Oregon

 

May 26, 2018

10:00AM

Malcolm X Legacy Celebration Breakfast

Portland Chapter of the NAACP

Featured Poet

Doubtree Hotel - Lloyd Center

Portland, Oregon


May 23, 2018

7:00PM

Malcolm X Legacy Celebration - Poetry & Music

Portland Chapter of the NAACP

Featured Poet

PO'Shines Cafe

8139 N. Denver Ave.

Portland, Oregon 


May 20, 2018

3:00PM

The Peregrine Series

Featured Poet

Stickmen’s Brewery

Lake Oswego, Oregon


May 6,
  2018

3:00PM

White Dog Poetry Salon

Featured Poet

507 NW Skyline Crest Road

Portland, Oregon


May 4, 2018

6:00PM

First Friday Open Mic

Milwaukie Poetry Series

Featured Poet

St. Johns the Evangelist Church

Milwaukie, Oregon


May 2, 2018

7:00PM

B-3 Group

Featured Poet

No Vacancy Lounge

Portland, Oregon


April 28, 2018

10:00PM

B-3 Group Gig

Featured Lyrical Poet

Blue Hour

Portland, Oregon


April 22, 2018

4:30PM

River Roads Reading Series

Featured Poet

River Road Park Annex

Eugene, Oregon


April 16, 2018

10:00PM

Talking Earth Radio Interview

Featured Guest

KBOO Community Radio 90.7 FM

Portland, Oregon


April 14, 2018

11:00AM

6th Annual Art Extravaganza

Clackamas County Arts Alliance

Featured Poet

Providence Willamette Falls Community Center

Oregon City, Oregon


April 13, 2018

8:00PM

LaRhonda Steele & B-3 Group

Featured Lyrical Poet

SouthFork

Portland, Oregon

 

April 7, 2018

1:00PM

Poetry and Jazz 

with

Poet Emmett Wheatfall and Friends

Featured Performer

Accompanied by

the B-3 Hammond Group

Beaverton City Library

(Library Auditorium)

12375 SW 5th Street

Beaverton, Oregon


March 29, 2018

7:00PM

KBOO 90.7 FM

50th Year Anniversary 

Featured Poet

KBOO 90.7 FM

Portland, Oregon


March 24, 2018

2:00PM

Bi-Lingual Poetry Reading - English and Arabic

Sponsored with the Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here! Coalition

Featured Poet

The Pond House 

(Adjacent to the Ledding Library)

Milwaukie, Oregon

 

March 22, 2018

6:00PM

2018 Intergroup Community Passover Seder

Featured Poet

Middleman Jewish Community Center

Portland, Oregon


February 26, 2018

7:00PM

Conversation with Writers

Guest Poet & Lecturer

Reedville Presbyterian Church

Aloha, Oregon


February 24, 2018

12:00PM

NAACP Art Exhibition

Featured Poet

Reading Langston Hughes Poetics

Lloyd Center Shopping Mall

Portland, Oregon

 

February 16, 2018

9:00AM

Oregon Poet Laureate Selection

Nominating Committee Member

Oregon Humanities Office

Portland, Oregon

 

February 15, 2018

6:30PM

Intercultural Experience: Love

Featured Poet

NW Natural

Portland, Oregon

 

February 14, 2018

7:00PM

Milwaukie Poetry Series 11th Season

Featured Reader

The Ledding Library Pond House

Milwaukie, Oregon


February 11, 2018

7:30PM

Love & A Box of Chocolate

Featured Performers

Poet Emmett Wheatfall

Accompanied by

King Louie and LaRhonda Steele

Colwood Golf Center

7313 NE Columbia Blvd

Portland, Oregon

(Ticketed Event)


January 21, 2018

3:30PM

King Louie and Renato Caranto Set

Featured Poet

Sweet Jams Restaurant

Portland, Oregon


January 15, 2018

10:00PM

Talking Earth with Poet Emmett Wheatfall

Radio Broadcast

Featured Poet

KBOO Community Radio 90.7 FM

Portland, Oregon


January 13, 2018

2:00PM

William Stafford Birthday Celebration

Featured Poet

Ledding Library Pond House

Milwaukie, Oregon

 

 

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November 4, 2017

6:00PM

Dead Poets Reading

Featured Poet

Silverton Poetry Association

Silverton, Oregon

 

October 16, 2017

6:00PM

Dude's Poetry Society

Featured Poet

The Big Legrowlski

Portland, Oregon

 

October 13, 2017

6:00PM

Oregon Poetry Association

Annual Conference

Keynote Speaker

University Place Hotel

310 SW Lincoln St.

Portland, Oregon

 

August 26, 2017

1:00PM

Parade of Authors

Featured Poet

Another Read Through Bookstore

Portland, Oregon

 

August 19, 2017

8:00PM

Reggae Bob Show

Radio Interview

KBOO 90.7 FM

Portland, Oregon

 

August 26, 2017

1:00PM

Another Read Through

Poetry Reading

Featured Poet

Another Read Through Bookstore

Portland, Oregon

 

August 5, 2017

6:00PM

Commemorative Reading

Tri-Met Max Stabbing Victims

Open-Mic

St. Johns the Evangelist Church

Milwaukie, Oregon

 

July 28, 2017

2:20PM

Bright Moments Radio Broadcast

Interview about New CD 

Welcome Home

KMHD 89.1 FM

Portland, Oregon

 

July 22, 2017

3:00PM

Poetry in the Park

MC

Ledding Library

Milwaukie, 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