Notable Portland: 8/15–8/21
Friday 8/16: Kimberly King Parsons reads from her short story collection Black Light and is joined in conversation with Gold Fame Citrus author Claire Vaye Watkins. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free
Poet Liz Lampman performs her debut collection Another Fortune & Other Poems with harp accompaniment by Lily Breshears. The performance will be recorded for an audiobook by Buckman Publishing. The Hallowed Halls, 7:30 p.m., free.
Join OneTable and The Jewish Project for three courses of Shabbat-inspired desserts with art and storytelling with Jared Goodman. OneTable, 6:30 p.m., $20.
Sunday 8/18: Gather for an informal discussion group focusing on a series of articles published on The Intercept investigating Brazilian political corruption and Operation Car Wash. Rose City Book Pub, 11:30am, free.
Lilla presents readings by writers including Iris Anderson, Kate Gray, and Tak Kendrick on the theme of “Seek” at the Leach Botanical Garden. Lilla Lit, 4 p.m., $10.
Monday 8/19: Marjorie Kelly reads from The Making of a Democratic Economy. Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, 7:30 p.m., free.
Tuesday 8/20: The Tiger’s Wife author Téa Obreht reads from her new novel, Inland, which follows two travelers in the unforgiving Arizona territory of 1893. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
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