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Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2020 DOORS 7:00PM | SHOW 8:00PM |  18+ THE OLD CHURCH | 1422 SW 11th Ave FEATURING: CHRIS WILLIAMS December RUSSIAN ROULETTE Winner, Creator of Front Porch Sessions and The Turnout Storytelling Series at The Alberta Street Pub, Does a Spot-On Marlon Brando Impression (Heavier Marlon Brando), Has Never Drank Coffee Ever, Not Once, In His Life SHANNON BALCOM GRAVES 4-Time RUSSIAN ROULETTE Winner, HR Manager, Won a Prettiest Baby Contest as a Baby KIRSTEN KUPPENBENDER Past RUSSIAN ROULETTE Winner, Stand Up Comedian, Former Marathon Runner, Founder of Lez Stand Up, Extreme Jigsaw Puzzler ALEX DANG Writer, Storyteller at Head Start, Knows too Much About the Show Friends, Former Speech/Debate Champion SHAIN BRENDEN Named One of Portland Mercury‘s Undisputable Geniuses of Comedy, Hosts the Weekly Comedy show  DOUGH Wednesdays at Mississippi Pizza Pub, Named…

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Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

STORYTELLERS DAN KENNEDY Host of the Moth Podcast, Author of Loser Goes First, Rock On, and American Spirit — Loads of McSweeney’s Humor, Fly-Fishing is his Meditation ALINA ALIYAR Returning July Russian Roulette Winner, Proud Parent, Chocolatier, Executive Producer of 7 Deadly Sins Show, Public Ugly Crier KATIE NGUYEN Returning March Russian Roulette Winner, Named one of the Portland Mercury’s Geniuses of Comedy, Host of Earthquake Hurricane, Addicted to Using Q-tips in Ears LORI FERRARO Writer, Sketch Comic, Huffington Post Blogger, Magnet For Dental Hygienist Chit-Chat, Unhealthy Obsession With Mick Jagger DARSHANPREET GILL High School Science Teacher, Has Traveled To Over 25 Countries, Harry Potter Club Advisor at Her School, Grew Up On A Farm, Ex- Marching and Jazz Band-er Featuring: DAN KENNEDY Host of Peabody Award-Winning Moth Podcast, Author of Loser Goes First, Rock On, and American Spirit — Loads of McSweeney’s Humor, Fly-Fishing…

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Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

STORYTELLERS:  CHRIS WILLIAMS Past Winner, Creator of Front Porch Sessions and The Turnout Storytelling Series at The Secret Society, Does a Spon-On Marlon Brando Impression (Heavier Marlon Brando), Has Never Drank Coffee Ever, Not Once, In His Life, KATIE PIATT Past Winner, Member of That’s What She Said Queer Comedy Collective, Seasoned Performance Artist, Grandma in Training, ALEX DANG Writer, Program Specialist at Literary Arts, Knows Too Much About the Show Friends, Former Speech and Debate Champion, and three other fantastic storytellers! Hosted & Produced by B. FRAYN MASTERS & MINDY NETTIFEE Music by DJ BOBBY D from XRAY.fm ASL Interpretation by BLAKE WALES DOORS 6:30PM ⎮ SHOW 7:30PM $16-26 ADVANCE ⎮ $20 DOOR — Note: We will have walk-up tickets set aside for sale at the door. VIP ticket holders will receive $10 GC…

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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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Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

FEATURING: EDEN DAWN Style Editor at Portland Monthly, Stylist, Wardrobe Stylist, Creator of Claws Out Nail Polish, DERRICK BROWN Owner of Write Bloody Publishing, Poet, Novelist, Librettist, Comedian, Worked As A Singing Gondolier, the Winner From Our December Show, and three other fantastic storytellers! Hosted by B. FRAYN MASTERS & MINDY NETTIFEE Music by DJ BOBBY D from XRAY.fm  ——– More about RUSSIAN ROULETTE… How it works: each show begins with a full wheel of juicy story prompts. One of our 6 seasoned storytellers will be randomly drawn. To determine the random prompt for their story, they will spin the giant game show wheel. They can play or pass. If they pass another teller can steal their prompt. Then the risky part… each storyteller has only 5 minutes to…

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Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

FEATURING: SHANNON BALCOM-GRAVES 4-Time Back Fence PDX: Russian Roulette Winner, Co-Host of Sex, Drugs, & Basketball on X-Ray.fm, CHRIS WILLIAMS Creator of Front Porch Sessions and the Turnout Storytelling Series at The Secret Society, Does a Spot-On Marlon Brando Impression (Heavier Marlon Brando), Has Never Drank Coffee Ever, Not Once, In His Life, KIRSTEN KUPPENBENDER Past Russian Roulette Runner-up, Finalist in Portland’s Funniest Person Competition, Founder of Lez Stand Up, Extreme Jigsaw Puzzler, with first-timers NATHALIE WEINSTEIN Co-Owner PDX Pipeline, Award-Winning Journalist, Professional Cat Lady, Wanna-Be Chopped Champion, Will Watch/Read Anything Horror-related, Hates Oranges, BROOKS Civil Servant, Recovering Journalist, Founding Member of Feminist Comedy Collective That’s What She Said, Community Members Tried to Ban Her Bat Mitzvah Speech, and ALINA ALIYAR Proud Parent, Chocolatier, Executive Producer of 7 Deadly Sins Show, Public Ugly Crier Hosted by…

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