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PSG !Extra! THE DEVIL WITH THE THREE GOLDEN HAIRS with Norm Brecke

Norm Brecke will tell this classic Grimm tale in two parts. You’ll also hear about Norm’s Uncle who influenced his sense of humor and theatrical side. In a way, his Uncle gets to play the Devil in the story, a part he would have relished. Get ready for a night of adventure, humor, music, and a good deal of luck! Join Portland Storytellers’ Guild as we welcome Norm Brecke to the stage for a tour de force one-person evening of stories and songs. The virtual event can be enjoyed right in the comfort of your home. The Portland Storytellers’ Guild continues its “virtual” season on Saturday, April 17 at 4pm AK / 5pm Pacific / 6pm MST / 7pm CST / 8pm EST via Zoom.…

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PSG: 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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The Mystery Box Show: April

feat. Sampson McCormick, Rain DeGrey, Tatiyanna Shirley, and Reba Sparrow! 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.

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PSG: A Beautiful Girl, Her Prince (and that Step-mother!)

Sound Familiar?  The fairy tale with the step sisters, the fancy dress ball, the fairy god-mother? And those slippers? A universal story, right? Maybe not. Join members of the Portland Storytellers’ Guild for an around the world tour of this story from different cultures with so many nuanced differences. What – no slippers? Huh — no prince or fancy ball? Hey – what happened to the fairy god-mother? Through it all, discover that in our many cultural differences, we have a lot more in common than we thought. A half dozen storytellers bring you Cinderella in some of her many surprising guises from around the world. Join us for a fun frolic with an old/new friend. A virtual evening of tales Saturday, April 3 at…

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Telltale Presents: What Are You Hungry For?

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 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 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,…

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ARMCHAIR ADVENTUERE SERIES: NANSEN OF THE NORTH

Nansen of the North is the story of Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930), a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, and humanitarian. Nansen’s story caught the imagination of Portland Story Theater co-founder and creator of the Armchair Adventurer series, Lawrence Howard. For the first time, Lawrence is telling an epic tale of the Arctic. A captivating performer, Howard holds audiences spellbound and has been called “the Homer of Portland” and “the master of nonfiction on the stage.” Nansen of the North is the seventh installment of his highly successful Armchair Adventurer series. Click here to learn more about Portland Story Theater and Lawrence Howard. Parking​ We encourage patrons to use public transportation or ride-sharing services. Our 50 space parking lot is open on a first-come, first-served, basis and limited street parking is available on SW 89th & 90th Avenues. Accessibility ​Nordia House…

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PSG !Extra! SURPRISE ENDINGS, with Anne Rutherford

TALES THAT TAKE A TURN Enjoy original and vintage stories fueled by sudden plot twists from award-winning storyteller Anne Rutherford. Join her for unreliable narrators, unpredictable characters and endings you didn’t see coming! Join the Portland Storytellers’ Guild as we welcome Anne Rutherford to the stage for a tour de force one-person evening of stories. The virtual event can be enjoyed right in the comfort of your home. The Portland Storytellers’ Guild continues its “virtual” season on Saturday, March 13 at 5:00 pm PDT via Zoom.  Mark your calendar and save the date for an evening you won’t soon forget. Registration here is only $10 per computer and as many can watch as can be safely done with social distancing. AND… Register Now, Watch Later …

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PSG: 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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Spectral Transmissions: Ghosts of Futures Past

Presented and Directed by Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher Spectral Transmissions: Ghosts of Futures Past is a multimedia event in the style of a 1930s/1940s radio show. In this special festival edition of Spectral Transmissions, a host of filmmakers, writers, and artists explore how the past and the future haunt us today. Program contributors include: Cliff Hengst, Donal Mosher and Mike Palmieri, Courtney Stephens, Nels Bangerter with Jack Bangerter and Nicole Billeschou, Lynne Tillman, Mark Elijah Rosenberg with Steven Christopher Quinn and Elliot PDS-70b Skaff, Steven Sheil and Jeanie Finlay, Kirsten Johnson with Dick Johnson, Matt McCormick, D-L Alvarez, Holland Andrews, Jason Hanasik, Johanna Jackson, Selections from the Public Domain Review, Chanti Darling, Danny Paul Grody, Nancy Andrews and Jennifer Reeder. The program will screen for the festival duration, March 5-14. Tickets can be purchased below.…

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The Mystery Box Show: March

feat. Paul Thomas, Kelli Provocateur, Kevin Allison, and Reba Sparrow! 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.

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