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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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Rooted with Mindy Nettiffe: A Four Week Poetry Workshop

Three weeks of live Thursday evening lecture, discussion, and guided writing time on May 6, 13, and 20. June 3rd will host a class reading! About this Event About the Author: Mindy Nettifee, PhD is a poet, artist educator, depth psychology researcher, and somatic practitioner. She is the author of three full-length collections of poems – Sleepyhead Assassins (Moon Tide), Rise of the Trust Fall (Write Bloody ), and Open Your Mouth Like a Bell (Write Bloody) – and the how-to book on writing poetry, Glitter In The Blood (Write Bloody). Her latest work is her doctoral dissertation research Voice as Embodied Sense: Rethinking Voice and Language in Trauma Healing (ProQuest). She is a three time nominee for the Pushcart Prize, a Powell’s Books Indie…

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Moon School – A Poetry Workshop

MOON SCHOOL is month-long generative writing workshop for writers at all levels. Each week for four weeks, participants will meet with Dr. Mindy Nettifee and Brian S. Ellis to explore new writing and editing practices and discuss practical revolutionary perspectives on how poetry and performance can both reveal and shape the world. All workshops will be recorded and available to watch again or asynchronously. The first two weeks, while the moon is on the wax, Mindy will focus on rituals of generation, from locating inspiration to tapping altered states of creative flow. The second two weeks, as the moon wanes, Brian will focus on approaches to honing and editing that help crystallize poems into final form, ready to be shared both on the page or…

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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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Storytelling Intensive: Stories of Healing

This six-week intensive will help you master the art of live true personal storytelling. The workshop covers crafting stories with a five-part story arc, guiding a story using theme and tone, honing your delivery for a live audience, as well as a treasure trove of secrets to this satisfying art form. This particular intensive will dive into stories of healing. How do we talk about the events of our lives that truly shaped and transformed us, change how we saw ourselves, others, and the world? This class is appropriate for writers and performers wanting to go deep, those working with narrative in the healing arts, and anyone who feels the call to tell the story of their personal healing for radio or stage, or in…

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Spring Storytelling Intensive

This four-week intensive will help you master the art of live true personal storytelling, as seen in The Moth and Back Fence PDX. The workshop covers crafting stories using the five-part story arc, delivering your best performance onstage, and a treasure trove of secrets to this satisfying artform. You will get personal feedback to support you in developing your unique storytelling voice and style. Mindy Nettifee is a producer of Back Fence PDX and host for The Moth. She is an award-winning writer, performance poet, and storyteller. In addition to her many years teaching the craft of live storytelling, she has taught creative writing and performance workshops at several places, including NYU and Lewis & Clark college. She is currently a doctoral candidate in Depth…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Mindy Nettifee

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Christopher Luna and Toni Lumbrazo Luna of Printed Matter Vancouver Featuring Mindy Nettifee 7 pm Thursday, March 12 Open mic sign up begins at 6:30 and closes at 7 $5 Suggested donation No one turned away for lack of funds Angst Gallery 1015 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660 angstgallery.com Food and libation provided by Niche Wine Bar, 1013 Main Street Sound provided by Briz Loan & Guitar: http://briz.us/ LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 https://printedmattervancouver.com/2020/02/14/ghost-town-poetry-open-mic-featuring-mindy-nettifee-at-angst-gallery-march-12-2020/ MINDY NETTIFEE is a poet, storyteller, trauma researcher, and psychonaut. She is the director of the creative and story services agency Free Delivery LLC; teaches writing and performance workshops for Literary Arts; and produces stories for radio and stage with…

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Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2020 DOORS 7:00PM | SHOW 8:00PM |  18+ THE OLD CHURCH | 1422 SW 11th Ave FEATURING: CHRIS WILLIAMS December RUSSIAN ROULETTE Winner, Creator of Front Porch Sessions and The Turnout Storytelling Series at The Alberta Street Pub, Does a Spot-On Marlon Brando Impression (Heavier Marlon Brando), Has Never Drank Coffee Ever, Not Once, In His Life SHANNON BALCOM GRAVES 4-Time RUSSIAN ROULETTE Winner, HR Manager, Won a Prettiest Baby Contest as a Baby KIRSTEN KUPPENBENDER Past RUSSIAN ROULETTE Winner, Stand Up Comedian, Former Marathon Runner, Founder of Lez Stand Up, Extreme Jigsaw Puzzler ALEX DANG Writer, Storyteller at Head Start, Knows too Much About the Show Friends, Former Speech/Debate Champion SHAIN BRENDEN Named One of Portland Mercury‘s Undisputable Geniuses of Comedy, Hosts the Weekly Comedy show  DOUGH Wednesdays at Mississippi Pizza Pub, Named…

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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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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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