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Jonathan Taplin in Conversation With Robbie Robertson

Jonathan Taplin’s extraordinary journey has put him at the crest of every major cultural wave in the past half century: he was tour manager for Bob Dylan and the Band in the ’60s, producer of major films in the ’70s, an executive at Merrill Lynch in the ’80s, creator of the Internet’s first video-on-demand service in the ’90s, and a cultural critic and author writing about technology in the new millennium. His is a lifetime marked not only by good timing but by impeccable instincts — from the folk scene to Woodstock, Hollywood’s rebellious film movement, and beyond. Taplin is not just a witness but a lifelong producer, the right-hand man to some of the greatest talents of both pop culture and the underground. With…

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Telltale Presents: _______ Will Save Us

Hey, champ! Thanks for checking out Telltale. We are a monthly curated storytelling event for people that like to get vulnerable and take no shit. We are into genuine connection, laughter, heartbreak, poignant moments, and community building. We are getting ready to close out our fourth season. Yeah, it’s on zoom, which isn’t the same. But it’s better than nothing. And I said I’d do the show until things stopped making me angry…. and….you see my point. At Telltale, you can expect about 6-8 performers sharing something with you, in the way that feels right to them–so there will be a mix of comedy, stories, music, essays, and more. Your evening will likely include honesty, swear words, enthusiasm, resistance, dark humor, connection….and whatever else you…

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Bodecker Foundation Workshops for High School Students – Summer Registration Opens

Led by professional artists, writers, musicians, and educators, our FREE creative workshops for high school students include a mix of online group activities and offline individual and/or collaborative project work. Class size is generally limited to 12 students. Summer Term Registration Opens Monday May 17

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Portland Storytellers’ Guild: ROAD – TESTED !!!

Three Veteran Guild Members (Anne Louise Sterry, Chetter Galloway and Will Hornyak) reprise crowd favorites for a rollicking evening of stories, songs and poems.   An evening to remember from some of the Guild’s favorites. Join us for a fun frolic with old friends and wonderful tales. A virtual evening of stories Saturday, May 1 at 7pm PDT / 8pm MDT / 9pm CDT / 10pm EDT / 6pm AKDT. Register here — only $10 per computer connection; as many can watch as is socially-distanced-safe. Remember – the evening will be recorded; all registrants will get a link the day after to watch the recording anytime in the following week. So don’t let the start time or a prior commitment stand in your way: The Guild…

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Application Deadline: KBOO Artist in Residence

The KBOO Community Radio Artist In Residence Program assists artists working creatively with sound. Every year, one artist or one collaborative group of artists will be awarded twenty hours of studio recording*** and production time with a KBOO Mixologist in order to create a piece of sound art that will be publicly presented at the end of the Residency. ***Due to COVID19, studio recording time may be limited or not available. KBOO is currently closed to all non-essential in-studio activity and we do not yet have an anticipated date for re-opening. The public presentation may need to be limited to a virtual format only depending on health and safety measures. Applicants should submit proposals that do not depend on using KBOO studios or having an…

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Telltale Presents: What Are You Hungry For?

Hey, champ! Thanks for checking out Telltale. We are a monthly curated storytelling event for people that like to get vulnerable and take no shit. We are into genuine connection, laughter, heartbreak, poignant moments, and community building. We are in our 4th season. Yeah, it’s going to be on zoom and not in person. Yeah, it’s not the same. But it’s better than nothing. And I said I’d do the show until the government stopped making me angry all the time….and….you see my point. At Telltale, you can expect about 6-8 performers sharing something with you, in the way that feels right to them–so there will be a mix of comedy, stories, music, essays, and more. Your evening will likely include honesty, swear words, enthusiasm,…

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Submission Deadline: SHIFT – Transformative Change and Indigenous Arts

The only way to get change is not through the courts or—heaven forbid—the politicians, but through a change of human consciousness and through a change of heart. Only through the arts […] can we really reach each other. ― Leslie Marmon Silko (Laguna Pueblo) EMPOWERMENT, ACTION, LIBERATION The SHIFT – Transformative Change and Indigenous Arts program supports artist and community-driven projects responding to social, environmental or economic justice issues through a Native lens. The program focuses on efforts that are built upon community cultural assets, resilience and strengths and draw increased attention to Native communities, perspectives and challenges, shifting a national narrative of invisibility, misunderstanding and misappropriation. SHIFT provides invaluable resources for project development, production and presentation for the artists and their collaborators. Resistance is its…

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Submission Deadline: LIFT – Early Career Support for Native Artists

We are what we imagine. Our very existence consists in our imagination of ourselves. Our best destiny is to imagine, at least, completely, who and what and that we are. —N. Scott Momaday (Kiowa) NURTURE, ELEVATE, UNFOLD LIFT – Early Career Support for Native Artists program will provide invaluable support to early career Native artists with one-year awards to develop and realize new projects. Support for burgeoning artists is critical in developing fresh voices and envisioning the future of our respective Native practices. LIFT encourages artists to uplift communities, advance positive social change, point courageously toward environmental sustainability, and foster communal meaning making. Following extensive research and strategic planning, LIFT refocuses NACF’s programmatic efforts to expand the potential of emergent Native artists. LIFT consists of…

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Telltale Presents: Pass It On

Hey, champ! Thanks for checking out Telltale. We are (once again) a monthly curated storytelling event for people that like to get vulnerable and take no shit. We are into genuine connection, laughter, heartbreak, poignant moments, and community building. We are in our 4th season. Yeah, it’s going to be on zoom and not in person. Yeah, it’s not the same. But it’s better than nothing. And I said I’d do the show until the government stopped making me angry all the time….and….you see my point. At this unique version of Telltale, you can expect about 6-8 performers sharing something with you, in the way that feels right to them–so there will be a mix of comedy, stories, music, essays, and more. Your evening will…

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Late Night Feelings – Valentine’s Day Show

A one-night-only, steamy n’ dreamy Valentines show exploring modern romance. Imbibe with us on love and get tipsy on tenderness. Singles, couples, and the heartless are all welcome to enjoy an evening of improvised storytelling, music, and cheeky advice . Enjoy this sweet treat of a show from the sexy safety of your home. Step into the virtual realm of love, cutie. Sensual, hilarious, honest, and feisty – a real Valentines Day banger. Featuring some of Portland’s loveliest improvisational actors and storytellers handpicked by Cupid themselves. This show contains Adult Content February 14th – Valentines Day, 8pm COST: Suggested $10 per household or Pay-What-You-Want (link below) https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=2QH5X8JQMQF28

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