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BOOKLOVER’S BURLESQUE: To Tease Or Not To Tease (VirtualShakespeareEdition)

HUZZAH! ‘Tis time for The Bard and Burlesque to marry as Lacy Productions presents… BOOKLOVER’S BURLESQUE: To Tease Or Not To Tease (Our brand new Virtual Shakespeare Edition) Saturday, June 26th, 2021 Livestream at 7pm PDT on Crowdcast $15 GA & $25 VIP TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE ! (A Crowdcast link to our livestream will be emailed to all ticketholders by 3pm- or later if purchased afterward- on the day of the show. Tickets will be available up until showtime.) General Admission: $15 VIP Admission: $25 (includes an exclusive invitation to a Zoom VIP Meet & Greet directly after the show and a special thank you during the show. The Zoom VIP Meet & Greet link will also be emailed beforehand.) ** If you would like…

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PSG Addition: YES, IT REALLY HAPPENED!

Perhaps Hard To Believe, Yet True Join the Guild for a quick tour of historical oddities:  A Book and A Ship.  A Man With a Penchant For Selling.  A Set of Keys.  And More.  Each tale different.  Each Account Amazing.  Every Story Memorable.  All true stories – Yes, They Really Happened! — that are on the edge of disbelief. Eric Foxman brings stories of people and astonishing events from many lands.  An hour of Goosebumps, Smiles and possibly Warm-Fuzzy Feelings (though not necessarily all at the same time). This unusual addition to the Guild’ season is a special Thank You and Fund Raiser program for five professional Guild members whose performance incomes have been adversely impacted by the pandemic.  There is no registration fee to…

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Table Reading: THE PLAY ABOUT THE BOYS – by Christopher Lord

On the evening/night of the 2016 summer solstice, four senior gay men—a married couple and two brothers—meet for a birthday celebration on Coronado Island, California. During the evening each man is visited by the spirit of a man from his past, and all men are changed. At 7 PM Pacific Time, please join us from this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83109339089?pwd=RzdHY1NpY3ZESkFTa3hlQ0UvOWVsdz09 Meeting ID: 831 0933 9089 Passcode: 041463 One tap mobile +16699006833,,83109339089#,,,,*041463# US (San Jose) Dial by your location +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kdyYfWbxd4 NOTE: When our readings are conducted as virtual sessions, readers usually have been pre-cast by the playwrights. Fellow writers, actors and listeners are warmly invited to participate and offer their reactions, insights, and feedback. We leave it up…

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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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Attic Institute: APPS DUE: May 16: Atheneum Master Writing Program for 2021-2022

An annual certificate program, the Attic Atheneum melds independent study under close faculty supervision, student receptions, public readings, and other special Atheneum events created around good food and great conversation, dialogue, and literary community. Running for just under a year, the Atheneum is designed to advance your writing and seed literary life in the city. Atheneum Fellows form a unique community of literary artists and citizens. (** Please note: if you are having trouble getting your app to us in time, need support or extra time with your letter of recommendation, please email us. We know this is a difficult time to be applying for something in the fall, and we want to make it work for you.) Learn more and apply

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Portland Storytellers’ Guild Monthly Story Swap – Free!

Join the Portland Storytellers’ Guild for an informal evening of stories shared virtually. Join us to tell.  Join us to listen.   A friendly supportive atmosphere composed of tellers with all levels of experience. We’ll fit in as many tellers as we can, so be prepared to volunteer at the start.  Spoken stories (not read) to be limited to 6-7 minutes.

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Micah Fletcher AKA Kool Chief Rocker

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Micah Fletcher AKA Kool Chief Rocker Hosted by Christopher Luna and Morgan Paige 7 pm Thursday, May 13 On Zoom $5 Suggested donation LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, PRO-SCIENCE, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Please support Niche Wine Bar, whose owner, Leah Jackson, has provided a home for the reading series since 2015: https://nichewinebar.com/ Micah Fletcher, also known as Kool Chief Rocker, or Rocker for short, is a nationally-recognized poet and spoken word artist who took first place in Portland Oregon’s citywide youth poetry competition Verselandia in 2013. Micah’s style is hard hitting, vulnerable and razor sharp often moving listeners to tears with his deep self-reflection and critical social commentary His latest project, released alongside his mentor Mic Crenshaw, Brink…

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Five Oaks Museum Showcase

A Virtual Fundraiser & Celebration of Community Excellence In the first year under their new name, Five Oaks Museum has cut a new path for history and culture institutions. The Guest Curator program has produced three game-changing, community-led exhibitions so far: This IS Kalapuyan Land, Gender Euphoria, and DISplace. Join the museum for their first fundraising event within the new brand – a showcase of vibrant performances and speakers that celebrates these exhibitions and the incredible community leaders who created them. The virtual event is free and open to the public. Funds raised are infused back into the community as ethical compensation for the storytellers who shape the museum. Their exhibitions, Instagram takeovers, events, and collaborative projects bring vitality to local history, arts, and culture.…

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The Strange Case of Nick M.

A cocky podcaster unearths a box of old audio tapes belonging to a psychotherapist revealing a risky experiment with an amnesiac patient. Imago marks their foray into radio drama with The Strange Case of Nick M. by Drew Pisarra. Purchase a ticket and you will receive a link and password on May 6 so you can listen to this original radio play beginning May 7. Your ticket gives you access to stream the piece anytime from May 7 12pm PT until May 15 12am PT. Only one ticket is required per household. If you have any questions, email us at imagotheatre@gmail.com. The Strange Case of Nick M. is Imago’s trippy audio journey into the fragmentary world of Nick M. a severe amnesiac. Narrated by a…

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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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