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ART & BACKFENCE PRESENT: CAMPFIRE STORIES

Hosted by Frayn Masters & Mindy Nettifee In collaboration with BackFence PDX, ART presents CAMPFIRE STORIES, a live, outdoor* storytelling event you won’t want to miss! Spend a fall evening around a campfire** enjoying your favorite outdoor treats while your favorite Portland storytellers spin tales of wonder.  Parking is $5 per vehicle. There are only 60 tickets available per show. Regular Tickets are $20 and gets you into the show. VIP tickets are $50 and comes with parking, a goodie bag, and a drink ticket (VIP tickets are limited to 10 per show). Masks and proof of vaccination are required to attend.*** When the leaves are in their glorious orange and red prime, and a hint of crispness is in the air, it’s the perfect time for ghost,…

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Drop The Mic

Join Artists Rep and Back Fence PDX at this one time Zoom listening party as our storytellers question, CAN I GET A DO OVER? Pre-show begins at 6:30 with the stories starting at 7pm.Music by DJ Bobby D will be played live at pre-show and during the event. Purchase Tickets Here Drop the Mic is a storytelling project collaboration with Artists Rep and Back Fence PDX featuring the work of some of Portland’s best storytellers: Chris Williams, Darshanpreet Gill, Katie Nguyen, Kisha Jarrett, Lauren Modica, Monica Choy, Shauna Hahn, and Vin Shambry; co-produced and co-hosted by B. Frayn Masters and Mindy Nettifee. Phil Johnson, sound mixing engineer / producer. Ashley Mellinger line producer. After the Zoom event on 2/27 ticketing options and access to listen…

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Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

STORYTELLERS DAN KENNEDY Host of the Moth Podcast, Author of Loser Goes First, Rock On, and American Spirit — Loads of McSweeney’s Humor, Fly-Fishing is his Meditation ALINA ALIYAR Returning July Russian Roulette Winner, Proud Parent, Chocolatier, Executive Producer of 7 Deadly Sins Show, Public Ugly Crier KATIE NGUYEN Returning March Russian Roulette Winner, Named one of the Portland Mercury’s Geniuses of Comedy, Host of Earthquake Hurricane, Addicted to Using Q-tips in Ears LORI FERRARO Writer, Sketch Comic, Huffington Post Blogger, Magnet For Dental Hygienist Chit-Chat, Unhealthy Obsession With Mick Jagger DARSHANPREET GILL High School Science Teacher, Has Traveled To Over 25 Countries, Harry Potter Club Advisor at Her School, Grew Up On A Farm, Ex- Marching and Jazz Band-er Featuring: DAN KENNEDY Host of Peabody Award-Winning Moth Podcast, Author of Loser Goes First, Rock On, and American Spirit — Loads of McSweeney’s Humor, Fly-Fishing…

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Storylesque: A Storytelling & Burlesque Medley

STORYLESQUE is Portland’s newest storytelling spectacular, which matches titillating, inspiring, and TRUE stories from the Pacific Northwest’s leading storytellers with burlesque performances all in one show! Our show is inclusive, sex and body-positive, fiercely feminist, and empowering to all! Our storytellers include Shannon Brazil, Kisha Jarrett, Katie Nguyen, Leah Baer, Fannie Fuller, and Ilima of The Sexbots. Performers for this edition of STORYLESQUE include… Angelique DeVil & Zora Von Pavonine Kit Katastrophic La Reina (Atlanta) Luz de la Concha Resa La Revv And more to be announced! Hosted by the delightfully decadent Dee Dee Pepper! Doors open at 8:30pm. Show begins at 9:00pm. TICKET PRICES: $18 Advance General Admission $26 Advance VIP tickets for front row table seating $26 Advance VIP tickets for high top…

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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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Front Porch Sessions: “Spring Forward”

Julia Ramos is a Portland stand-up comic who has made her mark by leaving no issue in her life off limits. She’s been invited to perform at the All Jane Comedy Festival, The Northwest Women’s Comedy Festival and is a co-host for Minority Retort, a showcase in Portland highlighting the talents of local and distant comedians of color. Julia’s main goal is to keep the conversation open on topics that aren’t always easy to discuss. She feels a solid punchline is the best way to fuel that conversation. Lianne Saffer is a Mom, wife, fitness instructor, hairstylist, and a Jack of some trades. She has lived a few people’s lifetimes in the last few years and believes that optimism has kept her afloat. She’s stubborn,…

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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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