March Poetry Slams and Readings

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“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” – Robert Frost

BROKEN MIC

Spokane Poetry Slam’s longest-running, weekly open mic reading series, open to all readers and all-ages. Wednesdays at 6:30 pm. Free. 509-847-1234

Neato Burrito 827 W. First Ave., Spokane

LiTFUSE: POETS UNiTE!

Come celebrate the release of POETS UNiTE! The LiTFUSE @10 Anthology (Cave Moon Press) and 10 years of the LiTFUSE Poets’ Workshop. The collection chronicles the LiTFUSE Poets’ Workshop from its origins in 2007, to its 10th anniversary in 2016, in essays, artwork, photography, and, above all, POETRY. Featuring work by Marvin Bell, Dorianne Laux, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Ellen Bass, Christopher Howell, Sam Green, and many others. Editors: Michael Schein, Carol Trenga, Emily Gwinn. Event date: Saturday, March 11, 2017 – 6:00pm to 7:30pm.

Any questions, comments or concerns? Please contact us at 509.838.0206.

Auntie’s Book Store 402 W Main Spokane, WA 99201

Love & Outrage Open Mic

Join the Love & Outrage Collective for our monthly open mic at Boots Bakery & Lounge! Learn about our spring issue, test out new work on a friendly audience, and express your love and outrage.

March 16th, sign up at 6:00 PM, Mic at 6:30 (and y’all, we promise to be more timely than we have been in the past ♥). Invite folks, and get ready to fuel the movement with your words and stories.

Boots Bakery 24 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201

SCEL Presents: A Musician’s Life

SCEL Presents will feature Greg Youmans, a native of Boise, ID, a graduate of the University of Texas, who trained in orchestral playing and developed interest in other styles. He is currently a member of Spokane and Yakima Symphonies and performer of a one-man band.

11AM, Thursday, March 9th at the Spokane College of English Language

 

 

Study in the USA: usa-english.com

Email: study@usa-english.com

 

Best of Spokane: Community Events

Today’s Best of Spokane features teacher-picks for the best community events around Spokane.  Spokane has a welcoming community, with events almost every weekend during the summer.  The top four picks are listed below, be sure to click on the link to explore some of the cool events that make Spokane such a wonderful place to study English!

The Greenbluff Harvest Festival

Pig Out in the Park

Bloomsday

The Spokane Interstate Fair

 

Study in Spokane: http://usa-english.com

Email: study@usa-english.com

SCEL Presents: Fish of the Inland Northwest

Bryan Witte is a graduate student studying Fisheries Management at Eastern Washington University. SCEL Presents will feature his presentation “Fishes of Eastern Washington: Description and Ecology.” This talk will focus on the types of fish present in Eastern Washington (both native and nonnative species) as well as how these fish make a living in our waterways.

Tuesday, February 28, 11:30AM at the Spokane College of English Language

 

Website: http://usa-english.com/en/application

email: study@usa-english.com

St John’s Cathedral Tour: Saturday 11AM-2PM

Get out of the house this weekend and see one of Spokane’s architectural wonders up close and personal, for free!  While they offer a flexible schedule for self-guided tours, “guided tours of the cut-stone, English Gothic Revival cathedral designed by Spokanite Harold C. Whitehouse are also available. St. John’s features a unique collection of Medieval-style French stained glass by Charles J. Connick and William Willet & Sons, a 4,100+ pipe organ, and a 49-bell carillon.”

http://www.inlander.com/spokane/st-johns-cathedral-tours/Event?oid=2249474

Tours offered Sat from 11 am-2 pm

STCU @ SCEL Teaching Financial Literacy. 3/2/17, 11am-12pm

Join Spokane Teachers Credit Union representative Erik Puthoff for a discussion about financial literacy.  Be prepared for a dynamic discussion, so bring your questions and be prepared to learn about the US banking system.

Where: Spokane College of English Language

When: Thursday March 2, 11am-12pm

 

Conversation Club Returns to SCEL!

Conversation Club returns to SCEL!

Don’t miss this opportunity to practice English with two wonderful community members.  Dan and Pamela Ubaldo have great intercultural experience and would like to host conversation club with our wonderful learners.  Stop in, ENGAGE, bring a friend or make a friend.  This will be a comfortable and supportive environment for you to practice English and learn about culture.

When: Wednesday at 3:25PM

Where: At the Spokane College of English Language

Cost: Free!  So remember to invite a friend!

Fun will be had by all!