if not for kidnap

a portland, ore. poetry concern | listening parties since 2008 | curated by donald dunbar & jamalieh haley

James Shea, Sara Sutter, Jessica Johnson

Monday, March 28th 7:30 Ristretto Roasters 555 NE Couch Free Bring $ for drinks & books Give your ears and hearts the gift of James Shea in person, accompanied by … Continue reading

March 12, 2016

Ben Chasny (Six Organs of Admittance), Trinie Dalton, Jamison Crabtree

Saturday, December 12th 7:30 pm S1 4148 NE Hancock Free Bring $ for books/merch, drinks/snacks to share. re: Trinie Dalton “feeling like tourists in our own lives, sexual fantasies, the … Continue reading

November 30, 2015

Sampson Starkweather, KMA Sullivan, Kelly Schirmann

Friday, October 9th 7:30 Ristretto Roasters 555 NE Couch St. free $$ for drinks, snacks, books – KMA Sullivan is the author of Necessary Fire, winner of the St Lawrence … Continue reading

September 30, 2015

Sarah Mangold, Joanna Fuhrman, Damien-Adria Marassa, Meghan Hawkins

Friday, September 25th 7:30 pm 1905 NE Going St. Portland, Oregon If Not For Kidnap amongst the goats of NE Portland // listening party living-room style Free; bring beer and … Continue reading

September 15, 2015

Collier Nogues, Tyler Brewington, Julian Smuggles, Jeff Diteman

Thursday, August 20th 7:30 1003 se 33rd Ave. Kidnap double-dips August :: summer house party hosted by If Not For Kidnap and Donal Mosher bring drinks snacks etc. to share, $ … Continue reading

August 11, 2015

Ed Skoog, Stacey Tran, Kjirsten Severson

Monday, August 10th 7:30 pm Visage Eyewear 1046 NW Johnson St.   If Not For Kidnap invites you to a sophisticated (!) evening of poetry (!), philosophy (!), and eyeglasses … Continue reading

August 4, 2015

Timothy Dyke, Rachael Jensen, Ross Robbins

If Not For Kidnap: “On A Rooftop Terrace” Edition   Sunday, June 21st 7:30 pm 2625 E Burnside (Signs will be posted about using the elevator, but contact Donald at … Continue reading

June 17, 2015

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