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Between our sanctuary stage and connected classroom space, we host a wide array of events including, but not limited to film screenings, concerts, theater, festivals, rituals and readings. If you're interested in setting up a show with us, please read our booking page and send us an e-mail.

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October 2019

Poetrynight

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The second longest running Bellingham poetry group – Poetrynight. All people are invited to join the group any Monday night at 7pm. You don’t have to be a writer to participate as readers of all ages are always invited to sign up to read between 7-7:30. Not all works must be originals. Poetrynight got its start in Stuart’s Coffeehouse in 1995, when a group of poets gathered around a table to share their current work. It has grown over the…

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Volunteers’ Meetin’

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alternative Library,
519 E Maple St
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Every Wednesday is our weekly volunteer meeting, where we discuss the goings on and future of the AltLib!

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Analog Brass / Bobby Petite

October 31 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us this Halloween for a funky fun time! Dress code: costume casual Doors at 7:30pm; Music at 8:00pm $6-10 sliding scale supports artists and the AltLib AltLib is always ALL AGES~ Analog Brass: Explosive pop-funk that puts the concept of acoustic music on its head and runs it into a new state of being. Analog Brass actively pushes the limitations of what's possible on horns and gives the audience an experience that goes beyond just sound. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWIBHfojz6xboF6FIICSz4w Bobby Petite:…

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November 2019

GrossFest

November 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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2 stages: Upstairs Alternative Library & Downstairs Karate Church $10 All profits from this show will go directly to the Mt.Baker Planned Parenthood Clinic. Costumes Encouraged BANDS: Cop Talk Spoon Benders (PDX) The Offectors (PDX) Wild Powwers (SEA) Careen TYL Supermissive Glitchlette Jerry Core DJ Jacksn Croy

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Poetrynight

November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The second longest running Bellingham poetry group – Poetrynight. All people are invited to join the group any Monday night at 7pm. You don’t have to be a writer to participate as readers of all ages are always invited to sign up to read between 7-7:30. Not all works must be originals. Poetrynight got its start in Stuart’s Coffeehouse in 1995, when a group of poets gathered around a table to share their current work. It has grown over the…

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Volunteers’ Meetin’

November 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every Wednesday is our weekly volunteer meeting, where we discuss the goings on and future of the AltLib!

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Our Cult

November 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Doors at 7:30pm; Program at 8:00pm $6-12 sliding scale supports artists and the AltLib AltLib is always ALL AGES~ Our Cult is an interactive art experience built around the idea that everything is a cult leader, and responsible for cultivating a piece of our existence. You, mountains, trees and universe, we're all the cult leaders of our reality. The question this event asks of every guest and artist is: As the cult leader of our reality, what are we doing…

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Poetrynight

November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The second longest running Bellingham poetry group – Poetrynight. All people are invited to join the group any Monday night at 7pm. You don’t have to be a writer to participate as readers of all ages are always invited to sign up to read between 7-7:30. Not all works must be originals. Poetrynight got its start in Stuart’s Coffeehouse in 1995, when a group of poets gathered around a table to share their current work. It has grown over the…

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Volunteers’ Meetin’

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every Wednesday is our weekly volunteer meeting, where we discuss the goings on and future of the AltLib!

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Latinx Poetry

November 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join writers Casandra López and Malcolm Friend at Bellingham Alternative Library for an evening of Latinx poetry. Books will be available for sale after the reading. About the authors: Casandra López is a California Indian (Cahuilla/Tongva/Luiseño) and Chicana writer who has received support from CantoMundo, Bread Loaf, and Tin House. She’s the author of the poetry collection, Brother Bullet and has been selected for residencies with the School of Advanced Research, Storyknife, Hedgebrook and Headlands Center for the Arts. Her…

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