Now in its fourth season, The Archive Project features recordings from our special events and community readings. Stream recordings from Portland Arts & Lectures events, the Verselandia! citywide youth poetry slam, and Wordstock: Portland's Book Festival.

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Boost Your Creative Powers with Stephanie Adams Santos

November 2, 2017

Stephanie Adams Santos is teaching “Divination for Inspiration: Boost Your Creative Powers” at Wordstock this fall on Saturday, November 11 at 3:30 p.m. Click here for more details and to register, and note that registration includes admission to the festival.…

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Liar’s League At Literary Arts in October: Fires & Quakes

October 23, 2017

by Monica Hay, Literary Arts intern Liars’ League PDX hosted its last event of 2017 at Literary Arts on October 21. The theme for this round was “Fires and Quakes.” Liars’ League, founded in London, is an organization that hosts…

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George Saunders Meets with Local Writers

October 19, 2017

George Saunders appeared at Portland Arts & Lectures on Thursday, October 12. That afternoon he met with a group of local writers and shared his thoughts on the writing life. Kim Stafford was in attendance; he took notes to capture…

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Francis Ford Coppola in conversation with Melena Ryzik

Francis Ford Coppola in conversation with Melena Ryzik

November 15, 2017

In this episode of The Archive Project, the New York Times’ Melena Ryzik interviews writer, filmmaker, and entrepreneur Francis Ford Coppola on the subject of his new book Live Cinema and Its Techniques.

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