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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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Nov 17: Have a Chance at Getting Off the Hook!

RESERVE TICKETS NOW!

FEATURING AMAZING and TRUE STORIES BASED ON THE THEME
OFF THE HOOK

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CHRIS THOMPSON ~ Personal Assistant for a Famous Romance Novelist

RICHARD LEFEVBRE ~ Hot Rod Builder & Filmmaker

MOLLY NORTON ~ Friend of Bob Barker

BEN Z SAMPLES ~ Professional Eavesdropper

KATRINA SCOTTO di CARLO ~ Co-Creator of Supportland


BUT WAIT! You could tell a story too!!!!

This month, we’re featuring a 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 Off the Hook story in ONE MINUTE!

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You can RESERVE tickets for our upcoming show HERE, but the actual tickets will be purchased at the door for $14.00 the night of the show.

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

To expedite the ticketing process please bring CASH the night of the show to purchase your tickets.

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WHEN: WEDNESDAY ~ NOVEMBER 17TH — 6:00 FOOD/DRINK — 7:30 STORIES!

WHERE: MISSION THEATER in NW PDX

WHAT: ALCOHOL. FOOD. TRUE STORIES.

HOW MUCH: ALL TIX ARE $14.00 @ THE DOOR.

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FOR YOUR INTERMISSION ENJOYMENT YOU’LL RECEIVE A FREE SAINT CUPCAKE!!!


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

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We are SOLD OUT—Wait List Only

Ticket reservations have ENDED for tonight’s BACK FENCE PDX. There may be some stand-by tickets left at the Mission (1624 NW Glisan) if there are No Shows from the reserved list (Which, there usually are, but we cannot guarantee this). Please bring cash. All tickets are $14 and reservations will be held until 7:20pm. Tickets will be charged at the door.

We hope to see you there!

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Back Fence PDX is TONIGHT!

RESERVE TICKETS HERE!

RESERVE TICKETS HERE!

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Tickets at The Door!

Advance ticket sales have ended for tonight’s LUCKY BASTARDS but there are plenty of tickets at the door. Join us at The Mission (1624 NW Glisan) for a great event. Doors open at 6, show starts at 7:30.

Get there sooner rather than later — we’re expecting a full house! And we’re giving away a $50 Popina gift certificate!

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Tickets On Sale Now for Back Fence PDX!

Back Fence PDX is back with another fantastic live storytelling show! Our theme?

LUCKY BASTARDS

We have a former casino dealer, a wayward traveler, game show contestant and other lucky (or unlucky) bastards telling true 8-10 minute true tales. No notes, no memorization, just a mic and Portland’s best audience at The Mission Theater.

Storytellers coming soon…

Get tickets early for the best price!

$10 through March 10th, $12 after that and $14 at the door.

GET ‘EM NOW!

Stay tuned here for more announcements, join our Facebook group, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our email list by dropping a line to events (at) backfencepdx (dot) com.

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Plenty of Tickets at the Door!

Advance ticket sales have ended for Entertainment for People, but there are plenty of tickets at THE WOODS (6637 Milwaukie Avenue)!

Doors open at 7, show starts at 8.

Join us for awesome music, stories, comedy and FREE SAINT CUPCAKES!

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