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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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Back Fence PDX

Win Tickets ($36): Back Fence PDX: Russian Roulette @ Curious Comedy Theater | Live storytelling. No lies. No notes. No time.

December 6 @ Curious Comedy Theater – It’s our high stakes, high-risk live storytelling show where six seasoned performers spin a giant game show wheel filled with mystery prompts. Storytellers have just 5 minutes to prepare and tell a true 5-minute story based on the prompt they land on — the audience votes for the […]

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70+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($500+): Friendsgiving, Portland Saturday Market Holiday Pop Up, Cat Show, Feckin Winter Wonderland Ale Festival, The Big Chill & More! | November 16-19, 2017

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back! Hip Chicks hosts Friendsgiving this weekend! Try out a dozen seasonal ales at Feckin Winter Wonderland Ale Festival and win some snow gear at The Big Chill. Jay Pharoah headlines Helium Comedy Club. See amazing kitties at Cat Fanciers Association Show and Portland Saturday Market Pop Up Shop opens […]

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MainStage Knife Flyer (1) (1)

Win Tickets ($32): BackFence PDX Mainstage: Knife @ Alberta Rose Theatre | ​Live​ ​storytelling.​ ​No​ ​lies.​ ​No​ ​notes.​ ​No​ ​memorization.

November 16 @ Alberta Rose Theatre – Five​ ​people​ ​telling​ ​true​ ​never-been-told​ ​stories​ ​based​ ​on​ ​the​ ​the​ ​them​ ​KNIFE.​ ​Stories​ ​that​ ​get​ ​under your​ ​skin.​ ​YES!​ ​Funny,​ ​poignant,​ ​revealing​ ​stories​ ​about​ ​going​ ​under​ ​the​ ​knife,​ ​knife​ ​cuts​ ​both​ ​ways,​ ​the​ ​air​ ​was​ ​so thick​ ​you​ ​could​ ​slice​ ​it​ ​with​ ​a​ ​knife,​ ​culinary​ ​mayhem,​ ​anyway​ ​you​ […]

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LOFI @ Wordstock

Win Tickets ($32): LOFI @ WORDSTOCK Variety Show Benefit @ Winningstad Theatre | Music, Comedy, Video, Weird Stuff, Raucous Readings

November 10 @ Winningstad Theatre – We’re excited to say the LOFI variety show benefit series is moving to a bigger space, The Winningstad, on FRI NOV 10 in honor of WORDSTOCK! Joining the regular cast will be musical guest LAURA GIBSON along with Wordstock guests: DANIEL HANDLER, MELISSA FEBOS and TOMMY PICO.

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Portland Story Theater: URBAN TELLERS Special Edition: Immigrants and Refugees

Win Tickets ($36): Portland Story Theater: URBAN TELLERS Special Edition: Immigrants and Refugees @ The Fremont | Featuring Real & True Stories, Live Music

November 2-3 @ Fremont Theater – Portland Story Theater is thrilled to be creating a very special edition of Urban Tellers®, featuring the real, true stories of immigrants and refugees now living in Portland, Oregon. Our goal is to address the ‘othering’ that has escalated in our country by humanizing and building connection within our […]

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70+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($900+): Fall RV & Van Show, Tiny House Living Festival, Mount Angel Oktoberfest, Polish Festival, FEAST Portland, George Takei & More! | September 14-17, 2017

Hello Portland, the weekend is back and rain is on the way! Raise a drink for dogs at tonight’s Pints For Pups. Check out tiny living at Tiny Living Festival. Prost at Dogtoberfest, Mount Angel Oktoberfest & Oktoberfest Brewfest! Save some room for Pierogis and sausage at Polish Festival. Halloween is just around the corner!

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Back Fence Main Stage

Win Tickets ($32): Back Fence PDX: Mainstage – CATS @ Alberta Rose Theater | Live Storytelling. No Lies, No Notes, No Memorization

September 16 @ Alberta Rose Theater – We are excited to bring back another round of Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE on SEPT 16 at the Alberta Rose Theater. We’ve got a passel of local favorites mixed with an out-of-towner and a newer face for our stage all telling true never-been-told funny, poignant, scary, possibly at […]

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Urban Tellers

Tell Your Story w/ Portland Story Theater’s Urban Tellers Refugee / Immigrants Edition | Art of Personal Narrative Workshop, Multiple Dates, Featuring True Personal Stories

Portland Story Theater is thrilled to be creating a very special edition of Urban Tellers®, featuring the stories of people from the refugee and immigrant community in Portland, Oregon. We have won a grant from the Oregon Cultural Trust which will enable us to make this dream a reality.

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Portland Story Theater @ The Lawless Family Farm | Outdoor Summer Theater, Featuring Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard, Art Show, Fullerton Wines, Kalabash PDX

Portland Story Theater @ The Farm
18+
Tickets: brownpapertickets.com

Google Maps to the Farm

Join us for an evening of storytelling on the Farm! Portland Story Theater’s Founders, Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard, give voice to real, true stories of ordinary life.

Portland Photographer and Artist, Rachel Wolf, will be curating and showing in an art exhibit of all local artists throughout the Farmhouse grounds, featuring works created in honor of the Historic Lawless Farmhouse. (more…)

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100+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($900+): Mississippi Street Fair, Lavender Daze Festival, Art & Wine Fair, Fueled by Wine & More! | July 6-9, 2017

Hello Portland, Summer is in full swing and we’ve got lots of ideas to fill up your weekend! Head to English Estate Winery in Vancouver for the Summer Art & Wine Fair. Run for Wine at Fueled by Wine Half Marathon. Get some color at Hood River’s annual Lavender Daze Festival. And be sure to […]

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russian roulette July 8

Win Tickets ($36): Back Fence PDX: Russian Roulette @ Curious Comedy Theater | Live storytelling. No lies. No notes. No time.

July 8 @ Curious Comedy Theater – We are excited to bring back another round of Back Fence: RUSSIAN ROULETTE on JULY 8 at Curious Comedy theater! RR is our high stakes, high-risk live storytelling show where six seasoned performers spin a giant game show wheel filled with mystery prompts.

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($1,000+): Brewfest in the Park, Oregon Distillers Festival, Oregon Zoo Concerts & more!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts, Oregon Distillers Festival, Brewfest in the Park & more.

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Tony’s Neil Diamond: Storytellers @ Tony Starlight Showroom

Win Tickets ($50): Tony’s Neil Diamond: Storytellers @ Tony Starlight Showroom | Storytellers Will Share the Stories Behind Many of Neil’s Most Iconic Songs

June 16 @ Tony Starlight Showroom – Neil Diamond is celebrating 50 years in show business with a world tour this year. For the last 10 of those years, I’ve been performing my own tribute to his iconic legacy of song. For this special show I’ll be performing a stripped-down version of our long-running show. […]

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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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Portland Storyteller' Guild

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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