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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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The Mystery Box Show: SEX/PEOPLE: A Sex Talk Roundtable

FREE on YouTube at 7:30pm PDT feat. Allison Moon, Lee Harrington, 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. [YouTube Link]

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Portland Storytellers’ Guild: Step Into Storytelling 102 – Virtual Workshop (Part 2)

Presenters: Barbara Fankhauser and Ken Iverson Step Into Storytelling 102 will introduce you to a basic need and solution in storytelling: finding the stories YOU want to tell.   A fun, hands-on, two-hour session that will provide you with tools guaranteed to help you to uncover distant memories just waiting to be polished into story gold. And as helpful as these methods are for digging up personal stories from your life or those of your family members, they also apply to stories that catch your eye — or ear —  from the bigger world. Saturday, January 23 from 10:00 am to noon.  Attend virtually via Zoom. Click Here to Register.  Registration is just $10 per log-in. Prior to the workshop, each registered attendee will receive an…

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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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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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Telltale: 3rd annual You Won’t Get What You Want Show

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 solidly in our 4th season now. 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 5-8 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…

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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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