2013 RAIN Magazine Public Reading & Reception

Clatsop Community College is pleased to announce the release of the 2013 edition of RAIN Magazine. The student staff of RAIN will host a Public Reading and Reception at the Fort George Lovell Showroom, 14th & Duane in Astoria, at 6pm on Thursday May 30th. Contributors will read from their work, original artwork will be displayed, and complimentary copies of the magazine will be available.  Complimentary refreshments will be served and limited menu along with seasonal ales will also be available for purchase.  Doors open at 5:30pm.

Please join us for a fun evening celebrating our diverse local literati and artists, or look for copies of the 2013 RAIN Magazine at the CCC Library and Bookstore and other patron venues soon. With more than forty years of continuous publication, RAIN Magazine is a wonderful Columbia Pacific tradition, and this year's magazine features an impressive collection of local and regional writers and artists.  Congratulations to Jeremey Carroll, Brian D. Ratty, Sanders Howse III, Michael Link, John Hagerty, Jon Schmidt, Karen Hessen, Tim Liddiard, Misty Brown, Jessica Morrow, Mary Tanguay Webb, Jan Bono, Brian Doyle, Carol M. Smith, Blaine Verley, Wayne Downing, John Ciminello, Bruce Dustin, Terry Shumaker, J. Paul Acuna, Cheyenne Cosme, Kim Hazel, David Campiche, David Filer, Phyllis Mannan, Tricia Knoll, Grant Marshall, Anne Phillips, David Densmore, Kaylie Granlund, Phil Mancill, Dustin Fleming, Tela Skinner, Lennard Noller, Larkin Stentz, Catherine Loyd, Lance Nizam, Micah Dugan, Scott Starbuck, Florence Sage, Patty Hardin, Eric Stewart, Brooke Reichert, Kathleen DeLand Peterson, Kaela Baker,  Kristin Shauck, Mackenzie Darnielle, LaRee Johnson, Reba Owen, Fabricio Benavidez, Robin Reid, Stirling Gorsuch, Robert Rojas, Peggy Hannan Stein, Kim Taylor, Frank Slepicka, Kaylie Granlund, Lulu Quinn, and Robert Michael Pyle.  This year’s cover art features a new mixed media collage by Betsy Barnum, an artist represented by Astoria’s RiverSea Gallery.

RAIN Magazine is made possible by the generous support of individual and business patrons.  Clatsop Community College offers special thanks to platinum patrons Robert & Elizabeth Stricklin, the Zimmerman family, Art Johnson at KPFF Consulting, RiverSea Gallery, Fort George Brewery & Public House, Astoria Coffee House, and Kathleen Peterson at  KPGraphic Arts in Seaside.  Additional patrons include Area Properties, Art & Psyche Seminars, Astoria Point, Astoria Cooperative, Astoria Sunday Market, Bank of the Pacific, Beach Books, Beach Puppy, Blue Scorcher Baker, Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa, Columbia Resources, Empire Office Machines, The Daily Astorian, Dragonheart Health Care, Englund Marine & Industrial Supply, Fairweather House & Garden, Flourine & Co, Freedom Landscape, Geno's Pizza, Guido & Vito’s, Astoria’s Hair Gallery, Hold Fast Tattoo & Art Gallery, Warrenton KIA, Gilbert District Historic Seaside, Leaf & Cloud Bookstore, Lower Columbia Danish Society, Yoga Namaste, Norblad Hotel & Hostel, Pizza Harbor, Shear Pleasures Salon & Spa, SunRose Gallery, Cannon Beach Gallery Group, The Gilbert District Gallery, Tora Sushi, Three Cups Coffee House, Turbo-Gro Compost, and US Bank.  Thanks for supporting local arts! 

Please direct other inquiries to:  Nancy Cook, 503-338-2335.

Attached image: RAIN logo and graphic

RAIN Magazine cover with image of face by artist Betsy Barnum

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