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The Moth: StorySLAM: Legends

*PLEASE NOTE THAT PROOF OF VACCINATION WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.* Your last dose must be administered at least 14 days prior to date of arrival. Proof of a negative COVID test taken within 48 hours of the event will also be accepted in lieu of proof of vaccination.  LEGENDS: Prepare a five-minute story about lore. Hometown heroes or larger than life icons. Spending the night in a haunted house, family secrets uncovered, senior pranks that went down in history. Deep-seated superstitions that fly in the face of reality checks. Every myth has to start somewhere. We will not be selling any tickets at the door. This venue is 16+ *Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10…

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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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