Throughout the month of June we'll be featuring art from former Dog Eared employee turned artiste, Jill Storthz! A native of Arkansas, Jill now lives in Portland and produces prints we guarantee will knock your socks off!
Wednesday, June 5th @ 7pm Aaron Hamburger reads from his new novel
Nirvana is Here
When his ex-husband is accused of sexual harassment in the #metoo era, history professor Ari Silverman is forced to confront long-buried trauma from his childhood, where he and his high school crush bonded over the raw emotion of Kurt Cobain's lyrics in the segregated suburbs of 1990s Detroit.
Wednesday, June 12th @ 7pm The LBGT Book Club discusses The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily Danforth
In the early 1990s, when gay teenager Cameron Post rebels against her conservative Montana ranch town and her family decides she needs to change her ways, she is sent to a gay conversion therapy center.
Thursday, June 27th @ 7pm Lynn Breedlove reads from his new work Forty-Five Thought Crimes
A collection of musings on falling in love and fighting a coup. Blending poetic prose and antifascist politics, Breedlove summons angels and ancestors to apply the lessons of the past to the present moment in America.
PLEASE NOTE: Smack Dab Queer Open Mic has moved to Manny's on 16th St.