Thanks so much to all of our storytellers, our sponsors, The Mission, and the fabulous audience at the last show! You all are great and make Back Fence so special.
We’re producing events now! We’re producing the upcoming Eastland Academy and auGi comedy event “I’ve Got Confidence” at the IFCC on October 30-31st. We’ll be giving away New Deal Vodka and Saint Cupcakes. Yes, you read that right.
Our next storytelling event happens on November 19th at The Mission. Theme: Get Me Outta Here!
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Advance tickets are no longer on sale for tonight’s Back Fence PDX show.
We have plenty of tickets at the door. So head on over to The Mission (1624 NW Glisan) and get some tickets to Back Fence PDX! And a free cupcake, of course.
See you at 6 for dinner, 7:30 for the show.
And we have special guest and auctioneer Matt Smith telling a story! The stories are so good — some are sweet, some are scary, some are funny and all are true.
So get some tickets, and get a free cupcake from Saint Cupcake too!
See you at The Mission at 6 tonight for dinner, 7:30 for the show.
Back Fence is tomorrow, people! We have the most amazing storytellers! We laughed and cried when we heard these stories.
We ran a little contest over at Simler.com to win tickets for Back Fence this Wednesday. You can buy tickets here!
Some goodies from the Simler.com contest:
From Erik Ratcliffe
Cupcake in each hand,
I place my face between them
and SHAKE BACK AND FORTH.
From stephen h
i call you cupcake
not because i love you, but
because i love cupcakes
From Ed Rafalko
When eating cupcakes
one must resist the strong urge
to faceplant the box
From Cora Potter
sweet tooth pierces crumb
red velvet gives way to a
heart of buttercream
From Faddah Steve Yuetsu Wolf
i have chosen the
cream cheese frosting not taken.
made the difference.
From Charley Daniels
My little cupcake
Changing hue from pink to blue
Cause I’m choking you
If you want an invite to simler.com, just send an email to melissa [at] backfencepdx [dot] com. If you want a free Saint Cupcake, buy tickets here!
Yep, we’re giving away some free cupcakes from Saint Cupcake, and some free buttons from One Inch Round on Wednesday!
Oh, and you’ll hear some awesome stories too!
Don’t forget to steal this image for your own blog, and get your tickets now!
Tickets are NOW on sale for:
The BACK FENCE PDX September Storytelling SHOW
Featuring awesome people telling true stories based on the theme
Wednesday, September 23rd
6:00 PM Drinks/Food — 7:30 PM Show!
THE MISSION THEATER
1624 NW Glisan
21 AND OLDER ONLY
FREE cupcakes from
FREE buttons from
ONE INCH ROUND
INTRODUCING THE STORYTELLERS…
STACY BOLT (Essayist & Deadbeat blogger)
NATHANIEL BOGGESS (DJ Teenage & Author)
ELI HIRSCH (14 yr. old Musician, Actor, Producer)
ERIC REID (Director/Head Writer Soap St. Theater)
auGi (Comedy Writer, Performer, SexyNurd)
AARON WALKER (Profanity Implementation Engineer)
BRIDGET PILLOUD (Intuitive Counselor)
WHATCHYA WAITIN’ FOR… GO GET YOUR TICKETS HERE!
GET TICKETS HERE!
After 4pm, get tickets at The Woods.
ENTERTAINMENT FOR PEOPLE
A night of really fun stuff, music included
Thursday, September 10th
7PM doors/drinks — 8PM show
6637 Milwaukie Avenue
Portland, OR 97202
21 AND OVER ONLY
$10 online/$12 at the door
Cold Beer and Naughty Wine will be served
From New York
… DAN KENNEDY, longstanding contributor at
McSweeneys.net, author of “Loser Goes First” and “Rock On: An Office Power Ballad”
From San Francisco… BETH LISICK, super hilarious co-founder of San Francisco’s Porch Light storytelling series
auGi, performer (including Mortified) and star of the upcoming perfectly cast one man show, SexyNurd
FOGATRON, vocal synthesizer, sound mimic, and beatbox mastermind
ANDEASTLAND ACADEMY, a funny, smart sketch comedy duo
Lodging for Entertainment for People graciously provided by HOTEL DELUXE
Marjorie Skinner interviews Dan Kennedy and Beth Lisick in today‘s Portland Mercury!
Check out an interview with Dan, Beth and the Back Fence Babes on KUFO at 3 p.m. today!
.………The next Back Fence storytelling show is September 23rd with the theme “Temporary Insanity”…………