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The Blackonteurs

From Deep End Theater’s website: The Blackonteurs are back at The Deep End Theater! The Blackonteurs is Portland’s own storytelling show that features all black & African-American performers sharing the stories of triumph, struggle and laughter. Join us for performances by: – Shanna Christmas! – Jemiah Jefferson! – Chris Johnson! – Carlos Kareem Windham! and hosted by the ever-effervescent Leann Johnson! This is a do not miss event. Get your tickets in advance!

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From The Moth’s website: SCANDAL: Prepare a five-minute story about raising eyebrows. The naughty, the disgraced, the dishonored and the people who love them. Gossip, dirt, the skinny and all the gory details shared over midday tea. Oh the shame, the indignity, the outrage! The tabloid of your life hot off the press. This venue is 21+ *Tickets for this event are available one week before the show, at 12pm PT / 3pm ET. *Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final. Media Sponsors: OPB and Literary Arts

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The Turnout presents Invisible Spectrum at The Secret Society

From Invisible Spectrum’s Facebook event: * This is a 21+ venue and has 2 flights of 30 steps to get to the space * Invisible Spectrum stories features storytellers of color in Portland. This October, we are telling stories about BELONGING. Where do we find belonging, when do we feel like belong, do we ever feel like we never do? Who are the people who make us feel like we do? What have we done to make someone feel like they don’t? We believe in the power of reclaiming your truth through storytelling and the power in witnessing another person’s truth. Show: Doors 7pm, Show 8pm Ticket prices: $10 Buy your tickets here: Our next shows are: Dec 17

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Grief Rites Readers Series ~ October 8

From Grief Rites Facebook page: A monthly storytelling showcase about grief, loss and love. Gather in community with others who share grief in all forms and manifestations. Come ready to cry, laugh, listen and hold space for yourself and others. *Trigger warning, because Grief. Content not edited for language or topic. Mature audience. *Venue is accessible; gender-neutral restrooms on premises Doors at 6:30pm. Readings begin at 7pm. Come early, grab a drink (full bar) and find your seat. Please consider bringing canned goods or cold weather clothing/blankets to donate to the Post 134 food & clothing pantry, which serves local veterans, houseless and anyone in need. ***We’re switching things up a bit to make room for more voices. This month’s event will include an open…

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Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE | 10th Anniversary Show

From Back Fence PDX’s website: Back Fence PDX is proud to announce Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE celebrating an unbelievable 10 years in Portland! The Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE 10th ANNIVERSARY SHOW will be our final Mainstage show and feature stories that feature Portland in some way. (To be clear Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE will LIVE ON into 2019!!!! We are also working on a new format that will be introduced in the coming months.) A portion of this show’s proceeds will go to the Women’s Foundation of Oregon*.  STORYTELLERS —KATIE NGUYEN Named one of the Portland Mercury’s Geniuses of Comedy, Host of Earthquake Hurricane, Addicted to Using Q-tips in Ears —KIRSTEN KUPPENBENDER Finalist in Portland’s Funniest Person Competition, Founder of Lez Stand Up, Extreme Jigsaw Puzzler —CRAZY AUNT LINDSEY Everyone’s Favorite Aunt, Formerly…

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