Folk Art & Musings by Toni Lumbrazo Luna at Niche Wine Bar’s Gallery The Loo-vre and online May 1-30, 2020

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Niche Wine Bar’s Gallery The Loo-vre presents Folk Art & Musings, a multimedia exhibit of art and poetry by Toni Lumbrazo Luna. A colorful mix of folk art and lyric poetry, Toni uses found items, paint, and imagination to bring her thoughts to life. Folk Art & Musings will be available to view at Niche Wine Bar or online through May 30.

Stop by Niche Wine Bar for a free copy of one of Toni Lumbrazo Luna’s poems, or to purchase a copy of her book, Driven By Hope. You may enter the bar to see her art work and poetry if you are wearing a mask.

Folk Art & Musings will also be featured in Vancouver Downtown Association’s Virtual First Friday.

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Toni’s latest book, Driven By Hope is also available for purchase at Niche. If you stop by Niche, there are also free copies of some of Toni’s poems available in The Loo-vre.

Toni Lumbrazo Luna is a poet, editor, visual artist and the author of three poetry books: Driven By Hope (Printed Matter Vancouver, 2019) Jesus Is A Gas, and Wind Wing. She is the co-founder of Printed Matter Vancouver, a small press which provides editing and writing coaching. Although originally from central New York, she’s made the Pacific Northwest her home for 30 years. She co-hosts the Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic in Vancouver, WA and serves on the Clark County Arts Commission.

Order food and wine by calling or emailing Niche Tuesday through Saturday. Our Shelter in Place Meal Package menu and wine specials change every week. Please follow Niche on Instagram (@nichewinebar) for daily updates and thank you again for your support!

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Zoom Edition Featuring Linda Strever May 14, 2020

NOTE: Due to circumstances beyond everyone’s control, this month’s reading will take place over Zoom. Email by no later than 3 pm on May 14 to indicate your interest in participating. In the subject line, let us know if you are “Reading” or “Just Listening.” You will receive instructions for how to join the meeting.

Open mic readers are invited to share one poem for three minutes or less.

If you are willing to donate to support the series, please use Christopher Luna’s PayPal ( and include a memo stating that the money is for Ghost Town Poetry.

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic
Hosted by Christopher Luna, Toni Lumbrazo Luna, & Morgan Paige
Featuring Linda Strever

7 pm
Thursday, May 14
On Zoom

$5 Suggested donation
No one turned away for lack of funds


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Linda Strever is the author of My Life in Cars (poetry), Against My Dreams (poetry) and Don’t Look Away (fiction). Winner of the Lois Cranston Memorial Poetry Prize, her work has been a finalist for the New Issues Poetry Prize, the Levis Poetry Prize, the Ohio State University Press Award in Poetry and the Eludia Award in fiction. A Pushcart Prize nominee, she has an MFA from Brooklyn College. For more info visit:


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