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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

Caminando Hacia La Autonomia (Walking towards Autonomy)

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Cherán is a Purépecha indigenous community in Michoacán, Mexico. Beginning in 2000 organized crime infiltrated the town. With time the presence of narco-traffickers and their power grew substantially. They began to raze the precious forests surrounding the community. When community members tried to defend the forests they were assassinated or kidnapped. The forest was devastated and the people terrorized. The situation put everyone’s life at risk. At sunset Cherán turned into a ghost town. On April 15, 2011 a group…

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Out of Style ::: Upcycled and Vintage Fashion Show

October 6 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Out Of Style - Upcycled and Vintage Fashion Show $6 -10 admission supports the artists and the AltLib Featuring an upcycled designer and vintage thrift market, and followed by a runway walk with local designers! MARKET - 7:30pm RUNWAY - 9:00pm DANCE - 11:00pm Featuring work from: Piper Crabtree Rugged and REclaimed Siri Beckmen Mitchell Hiers Dummer Thrift Tommy Montgomery Cole Sampson AltLib is always ALL AGES NOTAFLOF RSVP and more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2448684248707882/

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Poetrynight ft Joy Wright

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

The usual open mic, signups start around 7pm and we'll have a short intermission after our featured poet. Featuring J. L. Wright. J. L. Wright, international poet, shares her experience with the world while encouraging others to find their voice. She always finds a way to connect to others in a way that is meaningful. Her publications include Homeless Joy: An exposé in poetry is a follow up to her first book, Unadoptable Joy: A memoir in poetry and prose.…

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Brook Pridemore / Vervex / Fawn Eolande / Cat Positive

October 8 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
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It's a really good idea to come to this show. $6-12 suggested donation (NOTAFLOF) The Alternative Library is always all ages. Wheelchair accessible, single level entry. Brook Pridemore Loner Doom from Brooklyn, NY https://brookpridemore.bandcamp.com/ Vervex https://vervex.bandcamp.com/ Cat Positive https://tysonballew.bandcamp.com/ Fawn Eolande RSVP and more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2422761987838791/

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Volunteers’ Meetin’

October 9 @ 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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Free the Nipple Yoga

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We will join weekly to continue our work of normalizing the human nipple so it may be worn equally by all people, not just those with "male" bodies. We will join together in a facilitated yoga session open to all experience levels. Kids are so welcomed and people of all sorts...wearing what we would like to on our torsos. Respectful people of All Genders Shapes and Sizes are encouraged and welcomed to participate. Given societal nuances however, male bodied people…

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Duo Violao +1 (Brazil) / MANtrio / Combo Zero

October 12 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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We're looking forward to welcoming Duo Violao +1, on tour from Brazil, playing a survey of traditional choro music. Doors at 7:30pm; Music at 8:00pm $8-12 admission supports the artists and the AltLib ---------------------------------------- Long before the emergence of bossa nova and samba, choro took shape in 19th-century Rio de Janeiro as the first truly Brazilian musical style; A confluence of popular European dance music like the polka and waltz with African rhythms, particularly habanera (via Cuba) and Angolan lundu.…

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Story Box Storytime w/ Michael E. & O.

October 13 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Alternative Library,
519 E Maple St
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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It’s storytime at the Alternative Library! Sundays in October: 2:30-3:30 PM Stories, curiosities, and magic tricks emerge from the story box, and sometimes the audience becomes the storyteller. Bring a child, bring a friend, or come as you are. All are encouraged to attend and participate. Michael E. started librarian life as a children’s librarian. O. was just a week old at her first storytime. Together they are a playful team. RSVP and more info HERE ~

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Poetrynight

October 14 @ 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 16 @ 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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