Ales & Ideas presents Word Play: An Evening of Performance Poetry with Nancy Cook & Dave Densmore

Clatsop Community College and the Fort George Brewery are pleased to announce the second public event in the Ales & Ideas lecture series featuring free multimedia presentations by members of the CCC faculty and staff at the Fort George Lovell Building Showroom, 426 14th Street, Astoria.  Thursday, October 25th, CCC Writing Instructor and poet Nancy Cook will share the stage with special guest poet and CCC alumnus Dave Densmore. 

Photo of David Desnmore and Nancy Cook


Together they will present an evening of lively Word Play. Both poets are regular performers at the popular Astoria Fisher Poets Gathering, but for this stage, the content is wide open.  Come experience two local contemporary poets making their unique marks on an ancient oral tradition.  Doors open at 6:00 pm; event begins at 7:00pm.  Seasonal beers on tap, food and other beverages are available for purchase.  Minors are welcome.  Join Dave, Nancy and others for an entertaining evening in a cozy community setting.

And mark your calendar for upcoming events: 

November 29 Richard Beveridge, MS Mathematics

Calendrics: The Mathematics of Calendars

January 24 Marion Derlet, MA TESOL

Brain Rewiring for Dummies: How to Change your Cognitive Competency

February 28 Kristin Shauck, MFA Painting

Creativity: The Mystery of the Muse

April 25 Lucien Swerdloff, M Arch & John Goodenberger, B Arch

Historic Preservation: The Original Sustainable Building Technique

May 23 Jon Graves, MS Oceanography

The Columbia River Estuary: Natural and Human Changes in the Past 150 Years

Clatsop Community College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. Persons having questions about or a request for special needs and accommodation should contact JoAnn Zahn, Vice President of Finance and Operations, at Clatsop Community College, 1651 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, Oregon 97103, Phone (503) 338-2421 or TDD (503) 338-2468. Email special needs and accommodation request to Contact should be made at least two business days in advance of the event.

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

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