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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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The Mystery Box Show: Sex-Themed Storytelling Returns!

Spend Valentine’s Day with the Mystery Box Show’s Livestream feat. Ka’Ron, Aleah Liebenau, and more! From vanilla to kinky, queer to straight, and everything in between, a night at The Mystery Box Show brings you tales of one-night stands, explorations into fetish, awkward first times, dark fantasies come true, and much much more. Storytellers have included bestselling authors, nationally touring comedians, adult film industry veterans, theatre professionals, sex toy experts, members from the kink community, students and people from all walks of life. Nothing here is too raw, too sweet, too strange, or too deep; it’s all about the sex, and all about the story. [Buy Tickets on The Mystery Box Show Website]

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Shooflies and Psilocybin

Theatre Vertigo presents a new, short play by ensemble member Heath Hyun Houghton*. Director Asae Dean and choreographer Thien Kim Bui create a sensual and kaleidoscopic multimedia presentation that is part experimental film, part photo essay, part radio play. A young writer, Tae Hoh (Samson Syharath) has recently lost his partner. Through an unlikely encounter with the ghosts of Anita Pallenberg (Jacquelle Davis), who was deeply connected with The Rolling Stones and Peter Orlovsky (Murren Kennedy), a Beat writer and Allen Ginsburg’s longtime partner, Tae Hoh comes to a turning point in this exploration of grief, inspiration and creativity. Featuring the music of Laura Nyro VENUE & TICKETS: Virtual Performances beginning January 31, 2021 FREE event, donations appreciated For more information visit www.theatrevertigo.org Donations: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?donation=verti…

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THE MAYOR TURNS 90: A PAUL KNAULS CELEBRATION

Paul Knauls, Sr. is turning 90 years old. Affectionately known as “The Mayor of Albina,” Paul’s legacy is difficult to sum up. An entrepreneur, raconteur, trailblazer, and soul music aficionado, this man continues to inspire and strengthen bonds in our community. Tonight’s virtual storytelling event features public officials, musicians, and community members celebrating this great man on his 90th birthday. This event will be live streaming virtually on the World Arts Foundation Facebook page, Albina Vision Youtube channel, and both the Worlds Art Foundation and Albina Vision websites, from 6:30-8pm pst on Friday Jan 22nd. Donations are strongly encouraged to support the work of Albina Vision.

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Telltale Presents: Let’s Start Over

Curated storytelling for people that like to get vulnerable and take no shit. 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…

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Portland Storytellers’ Guild: PSG !Extra! Strange Things Done in the Midnight Sun

Join the Portland Storytellers’ Guild as we welcome Ingrid Nixon with Alaska Tales Real and Imaged The poet Robert Service coined the famous phrase that describes the oddities of life in the north country. Storyteller Ingrid Nixon comes to us from Alaska, where she deals with those strange things first hand. Join her for stories that celebrate the quirks and wonders of the mythical land of the midnight sun. The virtual event can be enjoyed right in the comfort of your home; tickets are just $10 for a log in that can be watched by more than one person on your screen. The Portland Storytellers’ Guild continues its “virtual” season on Saturday, January 16 at 5:00 pm (PST) via Zoom.  Click Here to Register. AND……

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Portland Storytellers’ Guild: 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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Virtual Wildwood Open Mic!

Michael Guimond is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Last Stand Open Mic! Time: Jan 4, 2021 08:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82329412180?pwd=dlFuZSt3U2dLMlRMS1J3QmYxYjNXUT09 Meeting ID: 823 2941 2180 Passcode: 302960 One tap mobile +16699009128,,82329412180#,,,,*302960# US (San Jose) +12532158782,,82329412180#,,,,*302960# US (Tacoma) Dial by your location +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington D.C) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) Meeting ID: 823 2941 2180 Passcode: 302960 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kdqFCXHkhG

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Portland Storytellers’ Guild: Wish You Were Here! Postcards From the Road

Stories are postcards from along our way. Discoveries, detours, the ordinary suddenly transformed, as we get lost in a new country, return home to find ourselves or stumble into the fog of someone’s cheap sci-fi movie. So many details squeezed between the compact margins of the postcard. For in these small souvenirs full of memory, it’s always in the details that we find how we got through. Wish you were here! Join storytellers Steven Henegar, John Wylder and Tony Zimbardi for the full story on Saturday, January 2 at 7:00 pm via Zoom in the comfort of your own home.  Click here for Tickets.  AND… Register Now, Watch Later  — Registrants will get an email the day after the performance and can watch the recording…

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