Win Tickets ($36): Portland Story Theater presents Urban Tellers @ Alberta Abbey | 6 Storytellers, Beer & Wine

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Portland Story Theater presents Urban Tellers @ Alberta Abbey on July 11. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, July 10.

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From our sponsors:
Urban TellersUrban Tellers
July 11, 2015
Doors 7 PM / Show 8 PM | $15 ADV / $18 Doors | 21+

Alberta Abbey
126 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211
(503) 897-7037

Celebrated author Philip Pullman said, “After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” On Saturday, July 11th, nourish your spirit with Portland Story Theater’s last Urban Tellers® show of the season. Showcasing the real, true stories of ordinary people, Urban Tellers® performances are shaped by the truth of the present moment. With only ten minutes to tell their stories, our six tellers take the stage and share a defining moment of their lives. Sometimes funny, often surprising, but always touching, the performances explore the craft of storytelling in its most authentic and vulnerable state.

Featuring: Veronica Swehla, Enrique Andrade, Michael Alexander, Amy Pearson, Samuel Willoughby, and Talen Nicolai Moe telling stories about finding a good home for the frosties, getting Cheerios for Christmas, sexing it up in Washington Park, and more…

At only $15 in advance, the affordable price of admission makes Portland Story Theater the obvious choice for entertainment in the city. With a free appetizer bar and affordable drinks from Rogue Ales and Hip Chicks Do Wine available for purchase, every show has a party atmosphere. Eat, drink, mingle–and enjoy amazing stories from community members like you! Hosted by Portland Story Theater founders, Lawrence Howard and Lynne Duddy, whose quirky, eccentric style has been compared to Burns and Allen, Stiller and Meara, and even those crazy SNL middle-school music teachers, the Culps.

The show runs about 2 hours with intermission. Admission always includes free appetizer buffet. Beverages are available for purchase when the doors open at 7 p.m. with wine $6, beer $4 (21+)
Portland Story Theater’s stories may contain “colorful’ language, sexual escapades of a questionable nature and numerous examples of extremely poor judgment, along with profound insights, deep revelations and moments of truth, triumph and transformation.

Videos, photographs, and audio clips are taken at all performances to be used for future promotional material. By attending this event, you are giving permission on behalf of yourself and/or each person in your group for Portland Story Theater, Inc. to use your image/audio clips for the sole purpose of future promotional materials without compensation or further permission.

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8 Responses to Win Tickets ($36): Portland Story Theater presents Urban Tellers @ Alberta Abbey | 6 Storytellers, Beer & Wine

  1. Ed July 6, 2015 at 5:21 pm #


  2. david July 8, 2015 at 3:39 pm #

    always love a sweet storytelling eve!

  3. Christina July 9, 2015 at 1:48 am #

    This sounds AMAZING!! Revolution lit style now!

  4. Kay July 9, 2015 at 12:22 pm #

    Love the renewed interest in live storytelling. Who needs reality tv?

  5. Christina July 9, 2015 at 3:18 pm #

    You are never too old for a good story!

  6. Laura I July 9, 2015 at 9:07 pm #

    This is my neighborhood! I love stories – Hoping I win this one…

  7. Sami July 10, 2015 at 10:07 am #

    I’m a storyteller myself, but lately I’ve felt completely uninspired. Basking in other people sharing their lives, especially in such a vulnerable setting, will hopefully get me going again. Looking forward to it!

  8. Tony July 10, 2015 at 11:02 am #

    Who doesn’t love a good story? I sure do and that’s what I love the most about Portland Story Theater.

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