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The Tesla City Stories – Season 6 Premiere!

A monthly night of vintage radio comedy and drama — live onstage in Portland, Oregon! Straight outta 1944! Laughs! Chills! Romance! Danger! Booze! Eats! Cash bar! Live Foley! 1940’s live music! Prizes! Audience participation! Jealousy is the theme when The Tesla City Stories brings you a night of laughs and light-hearted intrigue on March 28th with all-new (for this century anyway) episodes of a pair of your favorite shows! Join us as we kick off 2020 with: March 28th, 2020 shows: New installment of “Blevins to Betsy“. Threatened by crooner Bobby Villanova’s attentions towards Betsy, Blevins takes comfort in the knowledge he’s still first in the hearts of radio fans. He is, isn’t he? “Blevins to Betsy” is a romantic-comedy set in the world of…

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Pediatrician Storytelling Night #2

Join us for a unique and brand new monthly series hosted by an awesome group of local physicians. Please come listen–or share!

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Sanctuaries

Gentrification in Portland and the city’s redlining past go under the microscope in Darrell Grant’s jazz-classical chamber opera, Sanctuaries, with a libretto by two-time National Poetry Slam Champion Anis Mojgani and directed by Alexander Gedeon. Focusing on personal stories from the Albina neighborhood, this latest site-specific commission challenges Portland as a community to truly listen to and acknowledge marginalized voices while addressing issues of white privilege, racial equity and inclusion, and economic disparity. Work DARRELL GRANT | Sanctuaries Creative Team DARRELL GRANT | composer ANIS MOJGANIi | librettist ALEXANDER GEDEON | director EZRA WEISS | conductor YUKI IZUMIHARA | set designer CARL FABER | lighting designer BRANIC HOWARD | sound engineer Vocalists DAMIEN GETER | bass-baritone EMMANUEL HENREID | baritone MARILYN KELLER | ITHICA TELL…

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Books Around the Corner: Virtual Storytime

Join us for a special weekly evening storytime at 7pm. Stephanie, former librarian and book lover, will read a story fun for all ages! [Note that this is a recurring event with more times and days. See the Facebook event page for more.]

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Un/Rooted: A Hybrid Form Event

An engaging evening with some of Milwaukie and Portland’s most talented hybrid artists performing works that integrate poetry or storytelling with other art forms on the themes of place, home, and rootedness (or lack of). Performers include Trevino Brings Plenty Alicia Jo Rabins, Jeff Alessandrelli, Emily Kepulis,Derek Hunter Wilson, Barry Brusseau, Jasmine Pettet, Chitra and Dao Strom. Please join us in supporting art in Milwaukie! The Chapel Theater is a 100-capacity converted church that has become the premier arts theater in Milwaukie, hosting plays, dance performances, classes, literary events and musical performances for the last two years. Beer, wine and pizza are available at all shows. You can buy a ticket ahead of time at the Brown Paper ticket link below. There will be sliding…

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Telltale: The Icing On the Cake

Hey, champ! Thanks for checking out Telltale. This is 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 now in our third season, and we are very excited for all the shows coming up this year. At Telltale, you can expect 8-10 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, alcohol if that floats your boat, excellent pizza, dark humor, and some rad raffle prizes. You might make a new friend. You know how hard it is…

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Black Storytime at Rockwood Library

The African and African American experience comes alive for children from birth to age 6 (with a favorite adult and other family members). In a positive and affirming environment, have fun with books and stories, songs, and movement activities. Black Storytime builds language and literacy skills your child needs to be ready for kindergarten.

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Whitenoise Project 24: Restaurant Babies at Canton Grill!

Originally celebrating the stories of working class immigrants around Seattle’s International District and beyond, Restaurant Babies is coming to Portland’s Jade District! 3.14.20 / 7pm / Canton Grill Restaurant Babies is a multimedia event featuring poems, creative nonfiction, and vibrant storytelling. Four Asian American artists who grew up in restaurants will share their stories: Cindy Louis, Jane Wong, Jeanette Li, and Roberta Wong. The Whitenoise Project is a reading and discussion series aiming to center voices from underrepresented communities (Black, Indigenous, PoC, Queer, Femme, WoC and people with disabilities), and is sponsored by the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) and the Collins Foundation.

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Kids’ Storytime

Join us for kids’ storytime. Today we’re reading The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch.

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Tender Table Presents: Tampopo

Tender Table is turning 3! To celebrate we are holding a special birthday fundraiser- a screening of Tampopo at the Clinton Street Theater! All ticket sales will go directly towards our 2020 programming. “Tampopo is the tale of an enigmatic band of ramen ronin who guide the widow of a noodle shop owner on her quest for the perfect recipe. Tampopo serves up a savory broth of culinary adventure seasoned with offbeat comedy sketches and the erotic exploits of a gastronome gangster. Sweet, sexy, surreal, and mouthwatering, Tampopo remains one of the most delectable examples of food on film.” (Rotten Tomatoes) ***If you are Black, Indigenous, or a person of color and would like a discounted ticket, use promo code “BIPOC” to receive $5 off***…

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