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Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

STORYTELLERS:  CHRIS WILLIAMS Past Winner, Creator of Front Porch Sessions and The Turnout Storytelling Series at The Secret Society, Does a Spon-On Marlon Brando Impression (Heavier Marlon Brando), Has Never Drank Coffee Ever, Not Once, In His Life, KATIE PIATT Past Winner, Member of That’s What She Said Queer Comedy Collective, Seasoned Performance Artist, Grandma in Training, ALEX DANG Writer, Program Specialist at Literary Arts, Knows Too Much About the Show Friends, Former Speech and Debate Champion, and three other fantastic storytellers! Hosted & Produced by B. FRAYN MASTERS & MINDY NETTIFEE Music by DJ BOBBY D from XRAY.fm ASL Interpretation by BLAKE WALES DOORS 6:30PM ⎮ SHOW 7:30PM $16-26 ADVANCE ⎮ $20 DOOR — Note: We will have walk-up tickets set aside for sale at the door. VIP ticket holders will receive $10 GC…

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Back Fence PDX: Summer 2019: Intro to Storytelling

Master the art of live true personal storytelling, to get in on the fun on stage at The Moth, Back Fence PDX, or any of the storytelling shows in town. In this three week intro course, you will learn the basics of story construction using the five-part story arc, and how to use themes to choose your details and hone the right tone. You will also get the goods on how to deliver your best performance onstage. This class culminates in a live storytelling show, where you’ll tell your story before a live audience and have your story recorded as an audio file for you to keep. Mindy Nettifee, MA is one of the producers of Back Fence PDX and host for the Moth. She…

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Back Fence PDX: Russian Roulette

FEATURING: KIRSTEN KUPPENBENDER Past Russian Roulette Runner-up, Finalist in Portland’s Funniest Person Competition, Founder of Lez Stand Up, Extreme Jigsaw Puzzler, KATIE NGUYEN Named One of the Portland Mercury’s Geniuses of Comedy, Host of Earthquake Hurricane, Addicted to Using Q-tips in Ears, ELINA LIM Singaporean, Dancer, Rat Mom, Real-Life Anime Character, Creator of Invisible Spectrum Stories, Deceivingly Adorable But Can Fuck You Up, ADAM ARNOLD Past RUSSIAN ROULETTE Winner, Fashion designer, Hikes Every Sunday, Likes Spumoni, Has Watched Every Episode of Deadly Women (At Least Once), Can’t Eat Raw Garlic or Onions, Has a Gold Tooth, BRIAN S. ELLIS Writer, Behavioral Therapist, Has been a Cheese-Monger, Wine-Maker, Knife Salesman, and Soda Jerk, Author of Four Poetry Collections Including Often Go Awry, Once Won Every Episode of…

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Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

FEATURING: EDEN DAWN Style Editor at Portland Monthly, Stylist, Wardrobe Stylist, Creator of Claws Out Nail Polish, DERRICK BROWN Owner of Write Bloody Publishing, Poet, Novelist, Librettist, Comedian, Worked As A Singing Gondolier, the Winner From Our December Show, and three other fantastic storytellers! Hosted by B. FRAYN MASTERS & MINDY NETTIFEE Music by DJ BOBBY D from XRAY.fm  ——– More about RUSSIAN ROULETTE… How it works: each show begins with a full wheel of juicy story prompts. One of our 6 seasoned storytellers will be randomly drawn. To determine the random prompt for their story, they will spin the giant game show wheel. They can play or pass. If they pass another teller can steal their prompt. Then the risky part… each storyteller has only 5 minutes to…

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Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

FEATURING: SHANNON BALCOM-GRAVES 4-Time Back Fence PDX: Russian Roulette Winner, Co-Host of Sex, Drugs, & Basketball on X-Ray.fm, CHRIS WILLIAMS Creator of Front Porch Sessions and the Turnout Storytelling Series at The Secret Society, Does a Spot-On Marlon Brando Impression (Heavier Marlon Brando), Has Never Drank Coffee Ever, Not Once, In His Life, KIRSTEN KUPPENBENDER Past Russian Roulette Runner-up, Finalist in Portland’s Funniest Person Competition, Founder of Lez Stand Up, Extreme Jigsaw Puzzler, with first-timers NATHALIE WEINSTEIN Co-Owner PDX Pipeline, Award-Winning Journalist, Professional Cat Lady, Wanna-Be Chopped Champion, Will Watch/Read Anything Horror-related, Hates Oranges, BROOKS Civil Servant, Recovering Journalist, Founding Member of Feminist Comedy Collective That’s What She Said, Community Members Tried to Ban Her Bat Mitzvah Speech, and ALINA ALIYAR Proud Parent, Chocolatier, Executive Producer of 7 Deadly Sins Show, Public Ugly Crier Hosted by…

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Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE | 10th Anniversary Show

From Back Fence PDX’s website: Back Fence PDX is proud to announce Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE celebrating an unbelievable 10 years in Portland! The Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE 10th ANNIVERSARY SHOW will be our final Mainstage show and feature stories that feature Portland in some way. (To be clear Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE will LIVE ON into 2019!!!! We are also working on a new format that will be introduced in the coming months.) A portion of this show’s proceeds will go to the Women’s Foundation of Oregon*.  STORYTELLERS —KATIE NGUYEN Named one of the Portland Mercury’s Geniuses of Comedy, Host of Earthquake Hurricane, Addicted to Using Q-tips in Ears —KIRSTEN KUPPENBENDER Finalist in Portland’s Funniest Person Competition, Founder of Lez Stand Up, Extreme Jigsaw Puzzler —CRAZY AUNT LINDSEY Everyone’s Favorite Aunt, Formerly…

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