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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: To Thine Own Self Be True

Our world has suddenly shifted. Our life patterns have significantly altered.  How do we find our way in this new and challenging landscape and yet remain true to our deepest selves? Join storytellers Mike Devenney, Pam Maben, and Julie Strozyk as they present both personal and traditional tales that explore the challenges of finding and remaining true to our selves or not… The Portland Storytellers’ Guild continues its “virtual” season on Saturday, November 7 at 7:00 pm PST via Zoom. Tickets are just $10 per log-in and as many can watch as will fit comfortably with social distancing. Click here for tickets. Mark your calendar and save the date for an evening you won’t soon forget of stories  —  right in the comfort of your home.

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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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