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Telltale Presents: You Won’t Get What You Want

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 keen on connection, laughter, heartbreak, poignant moments, and community building. We are in our fifth season now, which is wild. After a number of zoom shows, and then a number of outdoor summer shows…. we are officially back inside the Chapel Theatre, with an all vaccinated staff, vaccinated performers, and a vaccine card requirement at the door, as well as many assertive reminders about wearing your mask properly. We are just doing our best with what we have. At Telltale, you can expect about 8-10 performers sharing something with you, in the way that feels right to them–so…

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Telltale Presents: What Did You Expect?

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 keen on connection, laughter, heartbreak, poignant moments, and community building. We are in our fifth season now, which is wild. After a number of zoom shows…. WE ARE BACK, PAL! With an all vaccinated staff, we will be doing a series of summer shows outside of our old venue, Chapel Theatre. I said we’d do these shows until things stopped making me mad…. and well…. apparently there’s an endless series of things to be angry at in this country. At Telltale, you can expect about 7-10 performers sharing something with you, in the way that feels right to…

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Telltale at the Tower Presents: We Are Infinite.

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 keen on connection, laughter, heartbreak, poignant moments, and community building. We are in our fifth season now, which is wild. After a number of zoom shows…. WE ARE BACK, PAL! With an all vaccinated staff, we will be doing a series of summer shows outside of our old venue, Chapel Theatre. I said we’d do these shows until things stopped making me mad…. and well…. apparently there’s an endless series of things to be angry at in this country. At Telltale, you can expect about 7-10 performers sharing something with you, in the way that feels right to…

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Telltale Presents: I Won’t Wait.

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 keen on connection, laughter, heartbreak, poignant moments, and community building. We are in our fifth season now, which is wild. After a number of zoom shows…. WE ARE BACK, PAL! With an all vaccinated staff, we will be doing a series of summer shows outside of our old venue, Chapel Theatre. I said we’d do these shows until things stopped making me mad…. and well…. apparently there’s an endless series of things to be angry at in this country. At Telltale, you can expect about 7-10 performers sharing something with you, in the way that feels right to…

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Rocking Frog Cafe Open Mic

Come by on Friday, December 13th and share your music, poetry or comedy at the the Rocking Frog Cafe Open Mic hosted by our December music resident Brian Bauer. Signups are from 5:30PM to 6PM, 10 ten minute slots are available and names will be drawn randomly throughout the evening. We’ll have a featured artist as well. ~ Rocking Frog Cafe is an independently run, local gem in the lower Belmont District of southeast Portland. Nestled in a lovely early-century Craftsman-style bungalow, we offer a comfortable place to study, eat and socialize. Find out more about The Rocking Frog at rockingfrogpdx.com. NovaPDX is a talent and production company based in Portland, Oregon. We organize and host performance and educational events, showcasing local and visiting musicians,…

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All Pinxy All Stars at Milepost 5

Join the Portland-based celebration(s!!) for the launch of Michelle Peñaloza’s FORMER POSSESSIONS OF THE SPANISH EMPIRE! Join us on September 18th for an evening with All Star Pinxy writers, Christopher Rose, Armin Tolentino, Janice Sapigao, Jake Vermaas along with Michelle, in APANO’s De-Canon Library at Milepost 5. Portland- and Northern California- based poets will join forces to combine readings and karaoke into an extravaganza of entertainment and literary import! Doors open at 6:30pm, and readings/performances will begin promptly at 7:00pm! All are welcome and the event is free of charge.

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Back Fence PDX: Russian Roulette

FEATURING: KIRSTEN KUPPENBENDER Past Russian Roulette Runner-up, Finalist in Portland’s Funniest Person Competition, Founder of Lez Stand Up, Extreme Jigsaw Puzzler, KATIE NGUYEN Named One of the Portland Mercury’s Geniuses of Comedy, Host of Earthquake Hurricane, Addicted to Using Q-tips in Ears, ELINA LIM Singaporean, Dancer, Rat Mom, Real-Life Anime Character, Creator of Invisible Spectrum Stories, Deceivingly Adorable But Can Fuck You Up, ADAM ARNOLD Past RUSSIAN ROULETTE Winner, Fashion designer, Hikes Every Sunday, Likes Spumoni, Has Watched Every Episode of Deadly Women (At Least Once), Can’t Eat Raw Garlic or Onions, Has a Gold Tooth, BRIAN S. ELLIS Writer, Behavioral Therapist, Has been a Cheese-Monger, Wine-Maker, Knife Salesman, and Soda Jerk, Author of Four Poetry Collections Including Often Go Awry, Once Won Every Episode of…

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Bookseller’s Ball

A raucous party featuring visiting writers with new books from national independent presses (McSweeney’s, Third Man Books, Wave Poetry, and others), along with beloved local authors and popular NW bands (Power of County, The Savage Family Band, Ex-Kids, Morgan and the Organ Donors, and Bergerette). Come celebrate the last night of AWP 2019 at Portland’s historic Star Theater: Saturday, March 30, 5pm-2am, and dance the night away with DJ Cecilia after our roster of readers, rock and shenanigans have properly entertained you. For the complete list of performers, sponsors and stage times, please check: www.motherfoucaultsbookshop.com [and here] Doors at 5pm Full Schedule: 5pm Doors. DJ. 5:30 band: Power of Country 6:00 readers: Adèle Barclay, Cari Luna, Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, Jaswinder Bolina, Casandra Lopez 7pm Bookseller’s…

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MIND & MOUTH Open Mic

$0-5 for youth (under 25), $5-10 for adults (25+)* Friday, February 22nd, 7-10pm First Mind & Mouth Open Mic of 2019! You know the deal: Performances by youth (10-24)! Folks of ALL AGES encouraged to come and listen! Performance sign-up will be available at the event! We’d love to see written and performance work of all forms shared – spoken word, slam poetry, monologues, acoustic music with written lyrics, hip hop, collections of words that can’t yet be defined by category, etc. *Enrollment and sign in are not required for this event. Enrollment (open only to folks 24 and under) is required for the majority of our programming. If you’re a young person and plan to come back, you should enroll! For more details check…

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