PDX Darlings Micro Edition 10/16/17

October 16, 2017

Hello!

This week I talk about discouragement, #metoo, bananas and much more! 

1. I answer a question: How do you deal with feeling discouragement?

2. I make a recommendation: 

Bananaland, a documentary about...you guessed it...Bananas!

AND

Susan de Freitas' class through litreactor.com

3. I tell a story: Inspired by the #metoo campaign I tell a story about that time I received several letters from Johnny Cash's grandson

5. I talk about my breasts (projects)

a. Beeswing Listening Bee - Tomorrow, October 17th! 

b. Literary Arts Class: The Micro Essay, Tuesday nights in November

c. November 10th 7pm at ILWU Local 5 Gallery Wordstock reading with Perfect Day Publishing

6. I tell you one thing I learned this week: Newsflash - It's about bananas!! 

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PDX Darlings Micro Edition 10/10/17

October 10, 2017

Hello!

This week there are no less than five sneezes in this episode! (Some human, most feline)

1. I answer a question: How do I find a mentor?

(Hint: it's a trick question!)

2. I make a recommendaiton: Lemons and Fairy Tales

3. I tell a story: That time my grandmother gave me the Greek God of Bargains "As Is" and my father and I lose our shit at a storage facility. 

5. I talk about my breasts (projects)

a. Olympia Zine Fest

b. Know Your City, People's Guide to Portland

c. Banana Essay (I forgot to mention that the people in Central America who have kidney disease are banana and sugar cane workers)

6. I tell you one thing I learned this week: Positive and Negative Feedback Loops

 

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PDX Darlings Micro Edition 10/7/17

October 7, 2017

In my new series "PDX Darlings Micro-Edition" I spend a few minutes talking to you about the creative life! 

This is the format for today's show:

1. I answer a question about the creative life

TJ asks: Where do you make copies for your zines?

How do you make your covers?

2. I make a recommendation:

She's All Fat - A body positive podcast!

3. I tell a story

I tell a story about my grandpa Frank and his memory loss

4. I talk about my projects!

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The Fourth of July Dream, Martha Grover, One More for the People

August 26, 2017

Martha Grover reads an excert form her book, One More for the People, an essay entitled The Fourth of July Dream

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Martha Grover, Fourth of July Dream, One More for the People

August 26, 2017

Martha Grover reads an excerpt from her book, One More for the People, the essay, Fourth of July Dream.

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PDX DARLINGS, Episode 6, San Francisco with Fred

October 9, 2015

Last week I went to San Francisco with my grandpa Fred. If you've read my book, One More for the People, you know what a character Fred is. We had a great time and I miss him already. I made a "sound-scape" of our trip. Enjoy!

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PDX DARLINGS, Episode 5, Rewild Portland, Peter Bauer

September 16, 2015

Host Martha Grover interviews Peter Bauer of REWILD PORTLAND. 


Rewild Portland is: an environmental education focused non-profit organization serving Portland, Oregon and the surrounding wild and rural communities.
Peter is an old friend and a total bad ass. 
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PDX DARLINGS, Episode 4, Know Your City

September 8, 2015

I interview Marc Moscato and Amanda Tillstrom of Know Your City, a local non profit at the intersection of Art, local history, social justice and education here in Portland, Oregon

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PDX DARLINGS - Alex Wrekk and Joshua James Amberson, Portland Zine Symposium

June 26, 2015

A great conversation about all things "zine" with Joshua James Amberson of Antiquated Future Distro and Alex Wrekk of Portland Button Works and Stolen Sharpie Revolution. 

The Portland Zine Symposium will be held at the Ambridge Event center on July 18th and 19th - The event is totally free! 
Look for more information about the Portland Zine Symposium at: http://www.portlandzinesymposium.org
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Episode 2, Anthony Alvarado

March 8, 2015

I talk with Anthony Alvarado, author of DIY Magic. Also, a story by Martha Grover from Tad's Storytelling night in January. Music by Michael Grover

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