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Portland Storytellers' Guild Presents The Sarah Hauser Festival Of Stories

Win Tickets ($36): Portland Storytellers’ Guild presents the Sarah Hauser Festival of Stories @ Clinton Street Theatre | Friday Features Season’s Best Tellers, Saturday Features ‘Storython’ Competition!

June 1-2 @ Clinton Street Theatre – The Portland Storytellers Guild closes its 2017-18 season on the weekend on June 1-2 with the annual Sarah Hauser Festival of Stories at the Clinton Street Theatre. Friday evening, June 1, six of this season’s premier storytellers return with all new material in encore performances.

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Portland Story Theater Presents Lawrence Howard, Armchair Adventurer, in Polar Opposites @ The Old Church Concert Hall | Recounting Heroic & Tragic Events 100 Years Ago

Portland Story Theater Presents Lawrence Howard, Armchair Adventurer, in POLAR OPPOSITES
One Night Only!
Jazz at 7p when the doors open
THIS SHOW ONLY 17+ OK if accompanied by an adult.
Beer / Wine (21+)
More info: pdxstorytheater.org

Polar Opposites recounts heroic and tragic events in Antarctica one hundred years ago. Scott and his four companions fought their way to the Pole only to find the Norwegian flag flying there: Amundsen had beaten him by five weeks. Crushed by disappointment, utterly exhausted and short on food and fuel, Scott and his companions froze and starved to death on the return journey, just eleven miles from a huge cache of provisions and supplies. This a tale of the agony and the ecstasy, of accomplishment and failure, of a glorious victory overshadowed by an even more glorious defeat. (more…)

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50+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,200+): Cheers to Belgian Beers Festival, Pints in the Pearl, Modern Home Tour, Pedalpalooza, Storytelling & More! | June 1-4, 2017

Hello Portland, The weekend is back! Portland has lots of tasty brews to try this weekend at Belgian Beers Festival and Pints in the Pearl. Tour several beacons of design on the Modern Home Tour. See how high the waters rose on the The Great Flood of 1894 Portland Walking Tour. And get ahead next […]

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Win Festival Passes ($60): Portland Storytellers’ Guild Storytelling Festival @ Hipbone Studio | NSFW – Tales of Wit and Wildness Not Suitable for Work!, Sarah Hauser Festival of Stories Storython

June 2-3 @ Hipbone Studio – Join us for a night of stories “NSFW” (not suitable for work) by seven stars of our 2016-17 season. Then the next night, see a dozen tellers compete for spots in next season’s schedule with five-minute stories.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($850+): International Auto Show, First Taste Oregon, 80s Weekend, Chinese New Year & More! | January 26-29, 2017

Hello Portland! The weekend is here and it’s 80s weekend at Crystal Ballroom. The International Auto Show is here and Fertile Ground Festival & Reel Music Festival continues. Celebrate Chinese New Year w Lan Su Garden + Valentine’s Day is right around the corner – get your reservations now!

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Nansen of the North

Win Tickets ($36): Portland Story Theater Presents Lawrence Howard, Armchair Adventurer, in Nansen of the North @ Fremont Theater | Part of Portland 2017 Fertile Ground Festival

January 20-21, 27 & 28 @ Fremont Theater – Before Amundsen, before Scott, before Shackleton, there was Fridtjof Nansen, the great Norwegian, the Father of polar travel, the one who showed them all how it could be done. Adventurer. Scientist. Explorer. Humanitaran. Nansen, who made the first ever crossing of Greenland on ski.

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Nansen of the North

Win Tickets ($36): Portland Story Theater Presents Lawrence Howard, Armchair Adventurer, in Nansen of the North @ Fremont Theater | Part of Portland 2017 Fertile Ground Festival

January 20-21, 27 & 28 @ Fremont Theater – Before Amundsen, before Scott, before Shackleton, there was Fridtjof Nansen, the great Norwegian, the Father of polar travel, the one who showed them all how it could be done. Adventurer. Scientist. Explorer. Humanitaran. Nansen, who made the first ever crossing of Greenland on ski.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($700+): IPA Beer Challenge, Bowie’s Birthday, Storytelling, Draq Queen Brunch & More! | January 5-8, 2017

Hello Portland! The first weekend of the year is here! Get your laughs w/ John Witherspoon at Helium or Drag Queen Brunch! Get out of the chill and check out the January IPA Challenge @ Hawthorne and 15th Avenue Hophouses. Kick off the new year with stories from Portlanders at Portland Story Theater’s Urban Tellers […]

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Portland Storytellers' Guil

Win Tickets ($20): Portland Storytellers’ Guild Presents Turning the Page: Stories of Journeys and New Beginnings @ Hipbone Studio | Quirky Quartet Shares A Curious Journey

Stories are how we make meaning of our lives and our world. They make us laugh, think–and teach us how to be human. When the pace of change accelerates absurdly and our definition of “community” seems to change with every headline, stories can ground us and help us remember who we are.

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