Monthly Archives: January 2011

Hey Portland, Want a Free Back Fence Storytelling Show? Okay!

RESERVATIONS ARE GONE! There will be a waiting list the night of the show…get there early to get on it!

We are pleased to announce our first FREE show. Back Fence PDX has teamed up with Portland Center Stage for a free show on January 24!

How does it work? PCS has a community grant that they are using to support this show in conjunction with their amazing production of the Imaginary Invalid. So head on out to Back Fence PDX on January 24 and to the Imaginary Invalid from January 11-February 6.

Back Fence PDX and Portland Center Stage team up to present six storytellers telling true stories based on the theme: OUR BODIES OURSELVES.

WHEN: MONDAY ~ JANUARY 24TH — 7:00 DRINKS/BOX OFFICE — 8:00 STORIES!

WHERE: PORTLAND CENTER STAGE NW PDX

WHAT: ALCOHOL. CUPCAKES. TRUE STORIES.

HOW MUCH: ADMISSION IS FREE!

This month’s awesome line up of storytellers include:

LAUREN WEEDMAN
The Daily Show & HBO’s Hung

ARTHUR BRADFORD
Dogwalker: Stories & MTV’s How’s Your News

MARLENE TURNER
Trinidadian Baby Nurse

MATTHEW BALDWIN
Peace Corps & Defective Yeti

TAYLOR CASS STEVENSON
Green Burial Assistant

CHASE REEVES
Father Apprentice


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Feeling Lucky?? Maybe you could tell a story too!

We’re bringing back our super exciting LIGHTNING ROUND! This means you (yes, you!) will have a chance to strut your narrative stuff on the Back Fence stage. Five randomly drawn audience members will get up on stage and do their best to tell an entire story in ONE MINUTE!

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Reserved tickets will be guaranteed until fifteen minutes prior to the start of the show.

The show is 21+ and you will need to retrieve your tickets at the box office, so please bring ID!

ENJOYMENT YOU’LL RECEIVE A FREE SAINT CUPCAKE!!!


ADDITIONAL SPONSORSHIP FROM HOTEL deLUXE, NEW DEAL VODKA & POPINA SWIMWEAR!

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