Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events › Wordstock

Events List Navigation

November 2017
$15 - $18

2017 Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival


November 11 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Join Literary Arts for Wordstock: Portland's Book Festival, our annual celebration of literature. This one-day event features local and national authors presenting onstage events, pop-up readings, and workshops. Enjoy activities for readers of all ages, an extensive book fair, local food…

Find out more »

Storytime Singalong with Emily Arrow


With: Emily Arrow
November 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, Miller Gallery (Children’s Stage), 1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205 United States

Join Emily Arrow for a storytime singalong to open the children's stage! Emily will be hosting the children's stage all day long. Wordstock admission is FREE for attendees 17 years of age and younger.

Find out more »

Spanish Storytime


November 11 @ 9:10 am - 9:40 am
Portland Art Museum, Miller Gallery (Children’s Stage), 1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205 United States

Join Portland Early Learning Project for a fun Spanish language storytime! Wordstock admission is FREE for attendees 17 and under.

Find out more »

Suspense, Scandal, and Secrets: Families in Crisis


November 11 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am
Winningstad Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway Portland, Oregon 97205

In Rene Denfeld’s The Child Finder, private investigator Naomi’s search for a lost child reveals her own buried loss. The past likewise haunts Edgar inVictor Lodato’s Edgar and Lucy, a story of family love and betrayal. And in Amy Stewart’s…

Find out more »

Storytime: Boo Who?


With: Ben Clanton
November 11 @ 9:50 am - 10:20 am
Portland Art Museum, Miller Gallery (Children’s Stage), 1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205 United States

A shy little ghost who’s new to the group has trouble fitting in — until his special talent comes to the fore. Boo is new. And even if the other kids are welcoming, it can be scary being new, especially…

Find out more »

Border Crossing: Poetry and Place


November 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Brunish Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway Ave Portland, Oregon 97205 United States

Poetry, as a form, can exploit and explode literary boundaries; and these poets explore borders of all kinds in their work: the political boundaries between countries, the space between the world we know and the unknown, the edges of language—and…

Find out more »

If You Can Make It Here: Art and Artists in New York City


November 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Portland Art Museum, Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

There’s a dark side to every New York fairy tale, especially when the complicated lives of artists are at the center. Stories of desire and destruction, of ambition and aspiration, of creativity and commerce. Adam Gopnik remembers his first years…

Find out more »

Tom Perrotta: The State of Wonder Interview


November 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1126 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

In Tom Perrotta’s novels, manners collide with modern values, and traditional order falls prey to surging emotions, hormones, and old-fashioned irony. The author of Election, Little Children, and The Leftovers has a new novel, Mrs. Fletcher, sending up a middle-aged…

Find out more »

What’s the Story with Daniel Handler and Lemony Snicket?


November 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall (Wordstock Stage), 1037 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205

Daniel Handler, the author (as Lemony Snicket) of A Series of Unfortunate Events and All The Wrong Questions, and many other books for children, including the new The Bad Mood and the Stick, has also written, under his own name, his first play, Imaginary Comforts,…

Find out more »

On the Run: Fighting for Your Life


November 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Old Church (YA Stage), 1422 SW 11th Ave Portland, Oregon 97201

The story continues in these three sequels! In The Speaker, Traci Chee continues the Sea of Ink and Gold series as Sefia and Archer continue to fight the Guard and attempt to unravel the mysteries of the Book. April Henry’s…

Find out more »
+ Export Events