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Portland Storytellers’ Guild: MORE THAN FOOD: Stories that Have Sustained Us Through the Pandemic

Sometimes you need a story more than food. Let a retired librarian, a favorite grandpa, and a homeschooling mom entertain you with tales that are seeing them through these difficult times. From fantastic lore and witchcraft to personal fables and faux pas, it’s an evening sure to sustain you…at least for the night! Pam Maben believes that our stories tell us who we are and offer us wisdom as we navigate our lives. As a school librarian she was introduced to a wide variety of stories especially folklore and mythology that has been an inexhaustible source of possible ways of looking at the world. She is a member of the Guild of Sacred Storytellers and a part of The Crones storytelling group. Patrick Gannon is…

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Portland Storytellers’ Guild: Stranger & Str@ng3r

Stranger & Str@ng3r, an evening of the Strange, the Odd, and the Delightful with Alton Chung, Anne Penfound, and Holly Robison brought to you virtually opn Saturday October 3 at 7:00. Take an answered prayer, a shapeshifter looking for wild justice, and two boys wandering about in an ancient temple alone at night — what could possibly go wrong? Add in a wedding gown, a man in a coffin, and a game of skill with a goddess and you have a recipe for intrigue, ingenuity, and unlikely breathless endings. Join storytellers, Anne Penfound, Holly Robison, and Alton Takiyama-Chung for an evening of the Strange, the Odd, and the Delightful. The Portland Storytellers’ Guild Virtual season continues on Saturday, October 3 at 7:00pm with Stranger &…

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Portland Storytellers’ Guild: The Sarah Hauser Festival of Stories – Storython –

The  Portland Storytellers Guild will again host our two day Sarah Hauser* Festival of Stories to close our storytelling performance season.    Friday’s performance will be May 31st and Saturday’s performance will be June 1st. Friday evening, May 31. emcee Eric Foxman presents eight of the Guild’s most popular performers – Barb Fankhauser, Edward Hershey, Pam Maben, Gretchen Peterson, Holly Robison, Franz van der Horst and the team of Norm Brecke and Anne Rutherford  The evening’s tales will range far and wide and provide a cross section of styles, themes, and inciteful pictures of life and how we address the challenges that confront us. Saturday evening, June 1, brings again one of the highlights of every Guild season — “Storython” — with a dozen tellers coming to…

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